|Subject: Play DVD Movies on Samsung Devices Freely
||Watching DVD movies on DVD players at home has never been a problem for us. The question is, what if Iíd like to enjoy my favorite movies through Samsung devices when on the road? Bringing several discs along tend to be inconvenient, not to mention they jump on the most crucial scenes and are prone to scratches. Now that tablet computers have rocketed into the mainstream, thereís an easy way taking DVD movies alongside, i.e., ripping DVD and putting movies onto an Samsung based tablet.
As we know, neither Samsung phones nor tablets support playing DVDs, Thus, in order to watch DVD movies on Samsung, you need to convert DVD to Samsung supported video formats (e.g. MP4) first. It can be done effortlessly along with some help from a prefessional DVD to Samsung Conversion tool.This guide takes a review to the top DVD Rippers and figure out which is the best DVD Ripper software for Android tablet and smartphone users.
What does the Samsung DVD Ripper can do for you?
A top DVD Ripper for Samsung users that can help you rip DVD to the latest Galaxy Note 7. This DVD to Samsung (Android) converter can remove DVD encryption including CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc and then convert DVD disc, DVD ISO/IFO, DVD folder to Galaxy Note 7/5/4/3/2 supported MP4, 3GP, WMV, etc with original video quality. It also has Samsung Galaxy own preset for Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, etc so you don´t need to adjust A/V parameters by yourself. Actually, That the DVD ripping programs developed by Pavtube Studio, like Pavtube ByteCopy and Pavtube BDMagic, performs well. Pavtube DVDAid is a little weaker than the former two but is still more powerful than the open source Handbrake.
Here is a list of top 3 DVD rippers:
Magic DVD Ripper
WinX DVD Ripper
Iíll evaluate the 3 DVD rippers and compare them in aspect of interface design, input format, DVD structure support, Android format support, ripping speed, and video effect to decide which would be the best DVD ripper for Samsung tablet and smartphone users. The guide concerns on DVD to Android conversion so DVD backup and other irrelevant features will not be discussed.
1. Interface Design (10 points)
Magic DVD Ripper: Magicís interface is simple and easy to understand, but I find that movies are getting squashed when preview effect. One point in Magic favor is that it automatically reads the currently inserted DVD.
WinX DVD Ripper: WinX comes up with a gray interface with all the advanced settings at bottom, making the software looks busy and complicated for beginners.
Pavtube DVDAid: Despite of the annoying red and black color, Pavtube has an intuitive interface that is easier to start with. The preview window is a high point.
2. Input Format (10 points)
Magic DVD Ripper detects and imports DVD from optical drive automatically. If you have a DVD backup on hard drive, you can select and load the VIDEO_TS folder instead.
WinX DVD Ripper seems smarter; you can whether load a DVD or a VIDEO_TS folder at the very start. However, the software failed to find the correct main movie when I did test with Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011) DVD, all it finds are extra movie trailers (e.g. Ice Age 4 as it shows in below sceenshot). Anyway, you should not expect much to a free tool.
Comparing with Magic and WinX, Pavtube DVDAid supports more 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. Compare in the following chart how the top 3 DVD rippers support DVD structure:
4. Output Format (20 points)
Magic DVD Ripper- Magic features adequate common video formats (MP4, AVI, WMV) for average users, but 32 formats are not enough for Samsung fans. As Galaxy Tab owner I would like to put DVD movies onto the 10.1í tablet and I need a costumed format to ensure smooth playback on my device. Magic support 1 Android tablet only- the Kindle Fire. Hope the old Archos format work for new Archos tabs.
WinX DVD Ripper- seems that WinX support quite a lot of formats(MP4, MPG, WMV, FLV, MOV), and luckily I managed to find Samsung Galaxy Tab format which works for my device. Are there any other formats for more Android tablets? Well, unfortunately NO.
Pavtube DVDAid- I was really impressed with the profile list of Pavtube. Here you find almost all the Android tablets on market, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Acer Iconia tabs, Amazon Kindle Fire, Xoom, Toshiba Thrive, etc. And you can also find optimized format for iPad, BlackBerry Surface Pro, etc. Apparently Pavtube software wins hands down on export format.
Compare and check for a best Samsung formatted DVD Ripper:
5. Conversion Speed(10 points)
To keep tests fair, I use the same title (Title 28 of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) for ripping, and custom the output format to apply the same setting.
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 hereís my test result:
Magic DVD Ripper takes 3 mins and 41 secs to complete conversion and results in a file of 27.2M.
WinX DVD Ripper performs faster than Magic. It costs 3 mins and 2secs to generate a MP4 file of 27.7M in size.
Pavtube DVDAid 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 Magic compare with WinX and Pavtube on aspect of video quality? The following screenshots are the same scene taken from the three output videos.
Magic DVD Ripper (somehow the picture gets stretched)
WinX DVD Ripper
Pavtube DVDAid (a logo is set to put on the screen with trial version)
Partial enlarged view and compare: Magic vs. WinX vs. Pavtube
As far as I can see, Magic DVD Ripper failed to keep the original aspect ratio, and gave softer image. The other two presents sharper image with more details, but I noticed that WinX becomes grainy when dealing with bright spots and dark gradients.
System support/minimum-requirements, interface & programmin
This table lists the operating systems that different DVD rippers for Samsung Devices can run on without emulation and/or compatibility layer(s).
Input files supported
Pavtube DVDAid is proved to be the best DVD ripper for Samsung tablets and smartphones. It beats Magic DVD Ripper and WinX DVD Ripper for almost every aspect except for interface design. Its developer Pavtube also released an advanced version- Pavtube BDMagic, which deals with both DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
WinX DVD Ripper failed to recognize the main movie during above test, but itís still a good choice for those who hang on to freeware. Magic DVD Ripper has an important feature that I did not mentioned of, and thatís DVD backup. And this is a nice tool for copying and burning DVDs.