WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro Review: Quick way to recover valuable memories

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

If you have been working with computers, then you should have access to a wide range of DVDs. In the past, companies used to supply content via DVDs, which you can access via your PC. However, you should not that DVDs are prone to damages over the period of time. You will not be able to access data from the DVD if the disc gets corrupted. Hence, you should make use of a tool to copy the content from the DVD to your hard drive. If you have a series of old precious films on DVD, then you should copy the content to your hard drive. This will enable you to access the content even if your DVD becomes unusable at some point in time. Moreover, the DVD drive included with the computer also gets damaged if not used for a long time. The term Ripping is the technical term associated with copying contents from DVDs to your PC.

Now the question is – How will you copy the content from DVD to your hard drive? Is there any reliable software available? Yes. You can make use of WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro using which you can rip the contents from any DVD to your PC. You can also rip the contents of an ISO file to your computer. In this review, we will examine the features and working of WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro.

Installation

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro installation process is easy. You have to download the free version from the official website. The whole download and installation process only took less than 5 minutes to complete. You can immediately run the installer to perform the installation process. The tool will automatically open upon completion of the installation. If you had purchased WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, you should select “Register” link located on the top of the UI and provide the relevant license code you received immediately after the purchase. The software will be activated and you will have to access to the complete features included with the product.

Features

With the help of WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, you will be able to rip a DVD to digital copy in less than 5 minutes with flawless 1:1 quality. You will be able to rip your extensive DVD collection to any video, audio, or device as per your requirements. Moreover, the ripped videos will be in perfect quality even in High Definition mode. You will not visualize any missing key frames, redraw issues, and crashes. The software will help you to remove/bypass DVD CSS and also provides support for region code, multi-angle, RCE, Sony ARccOS, UOP, Disney X-Project DRM including Cinavia Protection. You will be able to rip encrypted DVDs and can also remove DVD region code. This feature will be useful if you purchase a foreign DVD disc with an unrecognizable region code. You need not have to purchase a new DVD player but you can use the DVD Ripper Pro to rip the DVD content to your hard drive.

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The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro provides a perfect balance in compression ratio, file size, and output quality. You can easily compress a DVD with a capacity of 7.4GB to digital video measuring 0.5GB to 1GB without losing quality. The company claims that the DVD Ripper Pro has got the fastest DVD to digital conversion speed. The tool intelligently detects the main title for DVD movies and TV shows with the ability to fetch the right title. The software also removes unwanted ads, trailers, video clips, and other parameters.

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is developed using leading DVD decryption and decoding technology. You can rip any DVD to standard video formats such as DVD to AVI, DVD to MP4, DVD to MKV, DVD to MPG, and other popular formats. The tool converts DVDs to HD video format for an enhanced playback on a larger screen. The DVD Ripper Pro includes optimized parameters for a wide range of devices such as DVD to PC, DVD to tablet, iPhone, iPad, TV, Xbox, Microsoft Zune, Android devices, and other related Gadgets.

Working

To work with WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro, you should double click the desktop icon or manually search for the product name on the Start menu. You will view a dashboard as shown below.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

You can either make use of a DVD Disc, ISO Image or DVD Folder as the DVD source. You have to insert the DVD if you would like to rip the contents to your PC. If you would like to extract the contents of an ISO file, you should select the relevant source file from your PC. The catch is that the software only rips ISO files related to movies and videos. Firstly, you need to locate the ISO Image on your computer and then select ISO Image option. You will find this option in between DVD Disc and DVD Folder. You have to browse for the ISO file from the displayed “Open” dialog. You should make sure to rip only the original ISO file(s) to prevent damage to your PC. For the purpose of this review, we ripped an old DVD. Let’s check out the steps.

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Step 1

The first step is to insert the DVD inside the DVD drive on your PC/laptop. It will take few minutes for the DVD to get recognized by your PC. You can check the status by selecting “This PC” option. You will be able to view the DVD name below the drive name. You can now open WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro and perform the relevant work to rip the DVD.

Step 2

The next step is to select the DVD Disc option on the dashboard. The tool displays the relevant DVD drive letter as shown below

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Step 3

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro will automatically detect the DVD upon pressing the OK button. You will view a progress bar for a short time and the relevant data with the thumbnail will be displayed on the dashboard. The software displays the parameters of the source and output files respectively.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Step 4

You can modify the output file format by selecting “MP4” option on the Output Format navigation panel. If you select the “MP4” on the panel, the WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro displays the list of formats along with devices. You can select a format according to your requirements. However, the capacity of the output format will change with each format. We selected “AVI” format, the capacity changed to 1.1GB. The “MP4” format fetches less capacity with 720MB in size. You can select each output format to verify the output parameter values. You can then decide on the kind of format you would like to use.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Talking about the devices, the WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro displays the list of all the devices on the dashboard. If you select Apple, you will view the list of compatible Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, and others. You will be able to view Lumia devices if you select Microsoft. For instance, if you work with HuaweiP10 Plus, you have to select the device name to enable the tool to rip the DVD compatible to that specific device.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

You can select the quality of the output video by dragging the slider located on the right-hand side navigation panel.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

If you select Settings option (located above the RUN) button, you will view a wide range of settings related to audio and video. You need not have to modify these values because WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro automatically rips the content in such a way that it fits smartly.

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WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

The final step is to select the Run button to enable DVD Ripper Pro perform the ripping process. You can change the output folder by selecting the three dots adjacent to the Open Folder button.

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro displays the progress bar during the ripping process. The entire process was quickly completed and you can directly navigate to the folder where the ripped media file is saved by selecting Open Folder button.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro also includes several options. You can open the Option dialog by selecting the second icon located on the top Toolbar.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

You can provide the action the ripper needs to do after the completion process. You can also alter the CPU cores and provide the priority including the ability to activate GPU Acceleration.

Conclusion

The WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro ships with several features using which you can easily rip the old DVDs and preserve the content. Even if the original DVD gets corrupted, you can still access the old movies and shows. The tool is designed in such a way that even a beginner will be able to rip the DVDs without any assistance. You can choose any file format from a huge list including the ability to select a specific device a well. We are impressed with the speed of the ripping process and the quality of the ripped content. You can select an output folder of your choice and also modify options. There are no complicated user interfaces and the entire ripping process was completed from within the single dashboard. We are sure you will have plenty of old DVDs and you should rip them immediately using the super-fast DVD Ripper Pro. We highly recommend WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro if you would like to preserve the original DVD content(s) without comprising quality.

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

$29.95
WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro
98.571428571429

Easy to use

10/10

    Simple dashboard

    10/10

      Plenty of output formats

      10/10

        Advanced settings

        10/10

          Fast ripping process

          10/10

            Comprehensive documentation

            10/10

              Excellent technical support

              10/10

                Pros

                • Simple user interface
                • Wide range of output formats
                • Ability to set Quality parameter
                • Quick ripping process
                • Ability to rip ISO files
                • Good documentation
                • Fast technical support

                Cons

                • Inability to rip non-movie files
                • Inability to rip via USB drive

                Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com