AnyMp4 DVD Ripper Review – While you need a DVD player or a computer with a DVD drive to play videos on your DVD disc, it is now possible to rip the videos on a DVD disc to your PC using a variety of software available on the internet. Also, since most of the times the videos on the disc gets corrupted due to scratches and other damages, it is a better idea to rip these videos onto your PC.
AnyMP4 DVD Ripper is a perfect DVD ripper software that can rip the videos present in your DVD discs and save it on your local PC. So the software can be a perfect one for taking a backup of the videos present on your DVD discs. Therefore the software gets rid of the additional task of safeguarding your DVD disc from getting damaged.
In addition to ripping DVD videos, the software also provides tools for editing the video, adding watermark, applying 3D effects before saving them on your PC. The software also ensures maintaining the same quality in the output video.
How simple is the installation process?
The installation of the software is exactly similar to that of AnyMP4 video converter ultimate that we have reviewed in the previous article. You have to make a series of clicks before the installation process starts. The process takes only a few seconds to complete after which you can start using the software.
What are the features of AnyMP4 DVD Ripper?
As said earlier, AnyMP4 DVD Ripper software apart from ripping the videos on a DVD disc to various other formats also offers a good number of features that allows you in manipulating the videos before ripping them. Let’s see the different features the software has to offer.
- Rip videos on a DVD disc to more than 160 plus video formats. Some of the video formats to which you can rip your DVD videos are MP4, M4V, MKV, MOV, WMV, FLV, AVI, etc.
- You can also RIP videos on a DVD disc to a large number of audio formats like MP3, WAV, AAC, AIFF, WMA, etc.
- You can rip your DVD disc videos to a format that can be played on any digital devices like iPhone, iPad, Samsung, LG, HTC, etc.
- The edit tool allows you to edit the videos by enhancing the video quality, cropping a part of the video, rotating your video or trimming portions of your video.
- The 3D effect feature as seen in video converter ultimate does the same purpose of adding 3D effect to your DVD video.
- The software also shows the different audio tracks and subtitle tracks on a DVD disc. You can then select the desired audio and subtitle tracks on your output video.
How simple is the user interface of AnyMP4 DVD Ripper?
The user interface of the AnyMP4 DVD Ripper is extremely easy and is similar to that of the video converter ultimate that we have seen earlier except that you can add only DVD video here.
So first, add the DVD video that you like to rip by choosing the appropriate DVD source. You can insert a DVD disc, or browse for a DVD folder or an IFO file on your PC. Click on the ‘Load disc’ at the top and add the DVD file.
Now, you can edit the video before ripping it to your PC using the three edit tools at the top namely Clip, 3D, and Edit.
This tool allows you to rotate the video either in the clockwise or anti-clockwise direction. You can also flip the video horizontally or vertically.
This tool enables you to add 3D effect to your DVD video before ripping it. Click the ‘Enable 3D’ setting checkbox to start adding 3D effects. You can add 3D effects either by anaglyph or by the split screen approach.
Anaglyph 3D is a stereotypic 3D effect that is created by adding red and cyan filter to your video. You can then choose the preferred anaglyph color combination in your video.
If you wish to use the split screen method, then choose the desired split screen type from the available list.
This option allows you to crop the video to your preferred size by making use of the box that appears on the video. Alternatively, you can also mention the size of the crop box manually in the crop area size field at the side.
Using this tool, you can alter the display and audio attributes of your video. You can adjust each attributes using the corresponding sliders.
This tool allows you to add watermark to your video. You can either create a text watermark or an image watermark by selecting the appropriate option. To add a watermark, click the enable watermark checkbox. Then select the preferred watermark option either text or an image.
If text, then enter the text watermark in the provided text field. Or else, select the image from your PC that you like to use as a watermark on your video.
This tool allows you to trim or cut your DVD video into several parts or segments by giving the appropriate start and end time. You can cut your DVD video into multiple clips by clicking the ‘New clip’ button.
Audio and Subtitle:
You can add external audio and subtitle files to your DVD video before ripping it. Click on the ‘+’ button next to the audio and subtitle drop box to add new audio or subtitle file.
Once you have made all the alterations and edits, you can choose the output format to which you wish to rip the DVD video. There are a large number of formats available on the software including formats that can be played on many digital devices like iPhone, Samsung, and other Android devices.
You can either select the preferred video format or select the device on which you like to play the video and choose the appropriate format.
After selecting the format, choose the target location on your PC where you like to save the output ripped video.
If there are multiple videos on your DVD disc, then you can merge them all by just clicking the ‘Merge into one file’ checkbox at the bottom. Once all the setup is done, you can start the conversion process by clicking the convert button.
The conversion process is really fast and quick. It took only 50 seconds to convert a 250 MB video file.
You can also check our other Magic DVD Ripper review and compare the difference in the performance between the two.
For any help on how to use the software, you can access their online tutorial which can be found on their online help page. You can find the link for the page under the options button at the top right corner of the video.
What is the word of mouth for the software?
Though there are not many reviews available for the software on the internet, the very few reviews that I came across were really good. All the reviews have given the product a good rating and recommended it as a good DVD ripping software.
The user reviews were also good and highly positive as I could rarely find some negative comments. Those negative comments were mainly on licensing issues and not performance oriented. Apart from that, almost all the other reviews were good and do not have any issues to report.
Please find below some of the positive verdicts and comments that I came across on the internet.
“Rip or convert video DVD contents with this easy to use and flexible application that allows users to rename and merge source files” – Softpedia
“Nice bit of software. Does what it says on the tin without fuss, very user-friendly and plenty of options available. Glad I chose this software.” – User
What are the limitations in the trial version of the software?
AnyMp4 DVD Ripper does offer a trial version for its users to try it first before buying it, but there are certain limitations in the free version of the software. You can rip only first 5 minutes of the DVD video if the video is more than 5 minutes in length. If it is less than 5 minutes, then you can rip only half of the video.
What is the price of AnyMP4 DVD Ripper?
Just like the video converter ultimate software, AnyMP4 DVD Ripper is also available for both the Windows and Mac PC. And there are two licenses packages available for both the versions namely one year license and a lifetime license.
While the original price of the one-year license and lifetime license are $35 and $59 respectively. There is a special offer available for both the licenses and hence they are available at a price of $21 and $35.40 respectively.
There is also a 30-day money back guarantee available for the software which entitles you for a full refund if not satisfied with its performance.
Verdict and Conclusion:
Overall, AnyMP4 DVD Ripper is a perfect DVD ripper that enables you to convert the videos on your DVD disc to other video formats that can be played on any digital devices. Apart from the simple user interface, the software offers various tools and features that make the software worth for every penny you spend on it.