Many personal electronics can play back video files from SD cards. If you have a device like this, you’re probably wondering how to get your favorite movie from its DVD to your SD card. The process is time consuming, but worth it if you’d like to take movies with you on the go.
There are endless reasons why you need rip and convert a movie from a DVD and store it on your MicroSD Memory Card. The most simplest one is that you can watch the DVD movies on-the-go anywhere and anytime. However, there is no DVD drive on your tablet, in this case, the best way is to rip and convert the contents on plastic-and-metal DVD Disc to difital format.
As a professional and powerful tool, Brorsoft DVD Ripper can help users to rip DVD movies for play on any portable media device, application or HD media players(SD Card absolute included). With it, you can rip DVD discs and convert DVD ISO/IFO image files and DVD Folder to AVI, MPEG, MKV, WMV, FlV, MOV, MP4, 3GP, 3GPP, MPG, ASF, VOB, WMA, M4A, MP3, etc. and edit the DVD videos as you like for watching on protable devices with SD card insercted.
Guide: Rip and Convert DVD for SD Card
Free download, install and run Brorsoft DVD Ripper, the trail-before-purchase quick download icon provide here, you can also turn to Brorsoft page for downloading.
Keep in mind that you have download the right version, Mac OS .dmg files cannot be installed on Windows platform – and vice versa.
Step 1: Insert DVD disc to your DVD drive, and run the Brorsoft DVD Ripper. Click the DVD disc button to load your DVD. The DVD titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.
Step 2: Click format bar and choose H.264 MP4 video from “Common Video” or “HD Video” category, which can be recognized by any devices well.
Step 3(Optional): And click Settings bar, you can adjust the level of compression to suit the quality you want.
Step 4: Press the “Convert” button to start copying DVD movies for SD Card.
Tip: Other container or the preset format can can aslo selected for storage in SD Card, such as MKV, as a container format it takes whatever you give it.
Directly Copy a DVD Copy with . vob Files Only (larger size of memory, 8 GB for a common dvd movie)
Step 1: Same as the Guide > Step 1.
Step 2: Choose “Copy” > “Directly Copy” from the Format menu to copy the . vob files only.
Step 3: Click the “Convert” button to start Directly Copy a DVD with .vob files only.
When the copying work is done, you are able to click “Open” button to get the output .vob files without any other extra contents.
Copy a DVD Copy with entire dvd disc
Step 1: Same as the Guide > Step 1.
Step 2: Click “Browse” button to select a destination folder for the output files.
Step 3: Click quick button “Copy the entire disc” to starts copying the DVD disc to hard drive maintaining the original structure.
As soon as the copying task finished, you can click “Open” button to get the output videos.
Tip: The backed up DVD movie is usually saved as a directory file structure within which there are VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folder. The VIDEO_TS folder contains main movies (.vob) and lots of system files (.ifo and .bup).
Once the conversion is finished, transfer the converted movies to your SD Card.
Transfer the Video to Your SD Card
- Insert the SD card into your reader.
- Open the SD card’s folder. In Windows XP and Vista, you will be given the option “Open the Folder to View Files” as soon as your computer recognizes the card.
- Copy the video file to the SD card. You can either drag it from its current folder to the SD card’s folder, or use the “copy” function in your operating system. Depending upon the size of the file and the speed of your computer, this can take up to an hour.
- Make sure the file was transferred correctly. If the run time or size of the file on the SD card is different from that of the file on your hard drive, the transfer was unsuccessful.