“I’m new to Android and smartphones in general, have lots of PC experience. What is the best method to convert a movie (DVD) so it can be played on my Android phone. Please mention details when answering, greatly appreciate it.”
“I own a lot of DVDs and I was wondering if there was a way that I could digitize my DVD and transfer it to and play it on my Android device.”
Nowadays, more and more people access to the Android devices no matter the smartphone or tablet. While, with every new device, comes many new questions about the workflow. The term ‘workflow’ can be fairly broad, but today I am looking at how to get Android devices to play DVD collections freely. And the following article takes a review to the top DVD Ripper software for Android tablet and smartphone users.
Best DVD to Android Converter:
I’ll review the DVD ripper in aspect of interface design, input format, DVD structure support, Android format support, ripping speed, and video effect to make sure it would be the best DVD ripper for Android tablet and smartphone users. Well, the guide concerns on DVD to Android conversion so DVD backup and other irrelevant features will not be discussed here.
Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU
2.59GHz, 1.96GB of RAM
Windows XP Professional
In order to make sure the DVD rippers keep up with latest encryption method, the tests are done with a most recent DVD Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011), which is released on March 27, 2012.
1. Interface Design (10 points)
Brorsoft DVD Ripper: Despite of the annoying green color,Brorsoft has an intuitive interface that is easier to start with. The preview window is a high point.
2. Input Format (10 points)
Brorsfot DVD Ripper supports many file types: DVD, VIDEO_TS structure, DVD ISO and IFO.
3. DVD Structure Support (10 points)
A good DVD Ripper lets you decide which titles/chapters to keep in which language you like. Check the following chart how the Brorsoft DVD rippers support DVD structure:
4. Output Format (20 points)
Brorsoft DVD Ripper- I was really impressed with the profile list of Brorsfot. Here you find almost all the Android tablets on market, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Acer Iconia tabs, Amazon Kindle Fire, Xoom, Toshiba Thrive, Sony Tablet, Google Nexus 7/10, etc. And you can also find optimized format for iPad, BlackBerry, Apple TV, etc. Apparently Brorsoft software wins hands down on export format.
5. Conversion Speed(10 points)
The source: Title 28 of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, movie trailer of We Bought a Zoo, 2 mins and 23 secs in length.
The conversion settings:
Video- H.264, 640×360, 1500kbps, 30fps
Audio- AAC stereo, 44.1khz128kbps
Andre here’s my test result:
Brorsoft DVD Ripper converts DVD fastest. The same conversion takes 2 mins and 50 secs without GPU acceleration. And output file size is 29.8M.
6. Video Effect (20 points)
Finally we come to the most important part we set out to test: how does Brorsoft on aspect of video quality? The following screenshots are the scene taken from the output videos.
Brorsoft DVD Ripper
As far as I can see, Brorsoft DVD Ripper presents sharper image with more details, but I noticed that WinX becomes grainy when dealing with bright spots and dark gradients.
Brorsoft DVD Ripper is proved to be the best DVD ripper for Android tablets. It beats many DVD ripping tools on Market for almost every aspect except for interface design. Its developer Brorsoft also released an advanced version- Blu-ray Ripper($49), which deals with both DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
Anyhow, hope this DVD to Android Converter reviews can help you fast choose an easy-to-use and yet professional DVD ripping tool for your Android devices. Enjoy.