How to copy protected DVD movies to hard drive on computer

May 18, 2012 / Posted by David Brooks on DVD/Blu-ray Tips

“I have tried to copy DVD to hard drive on my computer but find it’s impossible to directly copy protected DVD to hard drive. Is there any way for that? ” A lot of people would encounter such problems. Some may want to copy DVD to hard drive for safekeeping, while some others might want that for convenient playback. Some might want to copy the whole DVD disc, while still there are some people who just want to copy main movie of DVD discs to hard drive. Thus, how to copy protected DVD discs to computer hard drive has always been a great difficulty.

Leawo DVD Copy provides the best solution for you to solve these problems. This DVD Copy program could freely copy DVD to hard drive or copy DVD from disc to disc. It could copy DVD discs from DVD-9 to DVD-5. As a powerful DVD copy program, this DVD Copy could also copy protected DVD discs like CSS-DVD discs. If you are using a Mac OS computer, don’t worry. Leawo DVD Copy for Mac would help you do this.

Check the following steps to know how to copy protected DVD discs:

Full Guide

Import source DVD files

Click Source drop-down button to load source DVD files from your local files. You can load DVD discs, DVD folders and ISO image files as you like.

Set Target for output

Click Target drop-down button to set target destination to save output DVD profile on your hard drive.

Do essential settings

Select Disc type; choose Copy mode from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Movie; set Disc Label.

  • When you choose Main Movie or Custom Movie copy mode, you are able to make a preview of source DVD files and select audio and subtitle of source DVD files. Full Movie mode means the entire DVD movie, including the menus, trailers and special features. Main Movie mode means the main movie to be selected for copying, which will save space for you. Custom Movie mode allows you to select subtitles, audio tracks and preview DVD content.

Start to copy DVD files

Click the Start button to start to copy DVD content within this Blu-ray Copy program.

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Perfect “1 click DVD copy” support copy DVD to DVD, DVD to folder and DVD to ISO image files.

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