With frequent playback, your treasured DVD discs are likely to be scratched and damaged. You may wonder is it possiable to convert and backup a damaged DVD to digital video formats? The answer is positive, here we’d like share three solid methods to rip and convert a damaged DVD for you guys.
#1. Recover Damaged DVD via IsoPuzzle
IsoPuzzle is a free CD/DVD recovery software that capable recover as much as possible data of damaged, bad burned or scratched CDs or DVDs. This version is experimental and supports only data CDs and DVDs with sectorsize of 2048 byte – Audio CD, VCD and SVCD are not supported. Supported OS: Windows; Latest Version: 1.7.
#2. Convert Damaged DVD via MakeMKV
MakeMKV is also a good choice to remove the DVD protection and rip DVD to the perfect MKV videos. It at least allowed you to get the episodes off the disc. Not a sure-fire solution but won’t hurt to try. When you install this software on PC, it can remux/change the video clips from the disk into a set of MKV files, preserving most information but not changing it in any way (no video and audio reconversion).
#3. Rip Damaged DVD with Brorsoft DVD Ripper
Brorsoft DVD Ripper (Windows /Mac) can remove the commercial DVD copy protection such as: DVD region code, DVD CSS, UOPs, etc. You can rip the little damaged DVD and convert them to popular video formats like: H.265/HEVC, H.264 MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, etc.
In addition, you can also make 1:1 full DVD disc copy in original file structure or directly copy DVD main movies with this top-ranked DVD ripper. Thanks to the built-in editor, you can trim unwanted video length, crop out the black bars around the movie, split large video into small parts in one place.
Step 1. Install and run the best DVD ripper, and click the “Load disc” button to load the DVD movies to the program. The software will directly check and select correct DVD main title to rip, or you can select the title by clicking the checkbox.
Step 2. Click the “Format” icon, and select “H.264 MP4” or “MPEG-4” from “Common Video” profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose those format from “HD Video” category.
Step 3. At last, tap the “Convert” button to convert and backup the little damaged DVD discs. When the conversion is finished, you can get the ripped video from the damaged DVD discs and playback smoothly.