The DVD ripping field is a crowded one, today I’ll bring you Five DVD Ripper freeware, they are sometime better than those with price tags attached, I highly recommend you give them a try.
DVDSmith Movie Backup comes with built-in decryption algorithms and can copy full DVD disc or just the main movie to local hard drive according to your demand, you can use it to make high quality backup copies of your favorite DVD movies, it supports Mac OS X and Windows 7.
HandBrake is a cross platform DVD ripping freeware, supports Windows/Mac OS X/Linux, including 64bit Windows 7 system. HandBrake is open source, it’s fully customizable, audio and video syncs nicely.
VidCoder has all the functions that HandBrake has, and gives you a better user experience, it supports multiple processors and multi-thread, and supports pause and resume encoding.
DVD Shrink is a free dvd ripping software that could backup DVD video disc for you, it could save your favorite movie to local harddisk, then even if your dvds are scratched, you can play the backuped video with VLC, KMPlayer or other video players, or burn them to a DVD disc with your favorite cd/dvd burning software!
With NDR it’s a piece of cake to save your dvds to your computer, it allows your rip dvds to MPEG / VOB / MP4 / AVI / WMV / VCD / H.264 / MOV / 3GP / FLV files, then you could play your movies via your favorite players or devices such as PSP / PS3 / iPod / iPhone / XBox360.