Instead of purchasing a DVD, to rent from Redbox saves costs and delivers a quite convenient way to enjoy a desired movie/TV show at home. What sticks in your gizzard is every borrowed DVD has a rental period, which leads to an overwhelming trend to rip and copy rental DVD and even burn a copy of a rented DVD for permanent keeping. If you’re looking for an easy way to rip your Redbox DVD rentals for watching on PC/Mac or portable devices anywhere anytime, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for details.
To get the work done, you need to get some help from third-party software. The best program I can recommend for handling Redbox DVD discs is Brorsoft DVD Ripper. It takes everything from the Redbox DVD, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. With decent decrypting capability (removing CSS Copy-protections and DVD region codes including the lastest DVD discs), high quality video output and considerate backup solution and specific format templates for versatile PMP devices (iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Xbox, PS3, Android tablets and phones, etc), Brorsoft DVD Ripper ranks top on the DVD ripping, conversion and backup application list.
If you are a Mac user, you can use the equivalent Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac to rip and backup Redbox DVD on Mac (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included). This guide uses DVD Ripper for Window screenshots. The way to save Redbox DVD on Mac is the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your situation.
How to Rip and Copy Redbox DVD easily and fast
Step 1. Import Redbox DVD movies
After downloading, install and run the program. As you can see, you can add the DVD movies you want to rip by clicking the “DVD disc” button on the main interface.
Step 2. Decide the output mode
Option A – Rip/Convert Redbox DVD to Any Format and Any Device
Click “Format” bar to get the format list and select a proper export format. As you can see, various regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. are available in the “Common Video” profile.
Besides, Brorsoft DVD Ripper also provides 150+ optimzied video presets for Google Nexus, Asus Transformer, Galaxy Tab, iPad, Apple TV, Galaxy S4, Nook HD and more, allowing you to convert Redbox DVD movies to fit your different portable media players.
Option B – “Full Disc Copy” without anything loss
Click quick button “Copy the entire disc” to starts copying the Redbox 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. 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).
Option C – Directly Copy only DVD main movie and leave out extras
Click “Format” bar, choose “Copy” > “Directly Copy” from the Format menu to copy the . vob files only which contains the main movie on Iron Man 3 DVD. After that, do remember clicking “Convert” button to do Movie-only copy. When the copying work is done, you are able to click “Open” button to get the output .vob files without any other extra contents.
You’re done! Now you may got known how to backup, copy and rip your Redbox DVD dics so that you can watch it some other time, keep them forever or transfer it to your portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung, Archos, Blackberry, Motorola, etc. for enjoment anywhere anytime.