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Monday, May 8, 2017

Free Ways to Copy DVD to USB Drive With Ease

A USB flash drive has an astonishing ability to store a large number of data with storage capacity varying from 8MB to 1TB. It's easy to to carry around, without worry of scratching. There are some occasions that you want to making a backup of a DVD's contents to a USB flash drive for convenient playback or management. In this article you can get two free ways to copying DVD to USB for better usages easily.

2 Free Ways to Copy DVD to USB Drive

Way 1. Directly Copy DVD to USB

For unprotected DVD content, we could directly copy source DVD content and then paste it to target USB drive, as long as USB drive gets enough space. Copy and paste is the most direct and easiest solution to copy DVD to USB drive. You could check the below steps to learn how to directly copy DVD to USB drive via copy-and-paste.

1. Get source DVD content ready: insert DVD disc into DVD drive of your computer, get DVD folder or ISO image file on you computer well prepared for copy-and-paste. Make sure your DVD content is not copy protected. Otherwise you may not be able to copy and paste source DVD content.

2. Plug USB drive into USB port. Computer would automatically detect it and install USB drive if it’s not installed. Make sure your USB flash drive gets enough space for storing DVD content. You could format your USB drive if there’s not enough space, or remove unneccessary files to save space.

3. Right click DVD disc drive and then select “Open”. Select all files there and copy them for pasting to USB drive. To copy DVD folder or ISO image file, right click the folder or ISO file and then select Copy option, go to USB drive and right click on a blank place to select “Paste”. Or you could select “Send to” option to send DVD content to USB drive.

Way 2. Copy DVD to USB with a Free Software

Another way is ripping DVD to a digital format for USB. People are inevitably in need to rip DVD for storing onto a portable USB disk (16GB, 32GB, 64GB, etc.) from SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, Toshiba, Seagate, or other brands. So how to make it? A DVD ripper is all what we need. We can easily google out tons of such kind of tools, free and paid, clean and ad-supported. Undoubtedly, it's a tough task to pick out a satisfying one. If you want to free rip DVD to USB drive, we have some nice free DVD ripper to recommend, namely Free DVDAid. With it, you can rip DVD to AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV, M4A, WMA and other formats for USB. Free DVDAid allows users to fast rip DVD to USB disk on Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, etc. Mac users can work with its Mac version on macOS Sierra 10.12 and lower.

Plus: If you want to copy Blu-ray to USB, you can also use Pavtube ByteCopy to help that done. It can copy Blu-ray directly and entire full copy Blu-ray. It also can rip Blu-ray to any formats you need.

Free download and install Free DVDAid on your computer

Before Ripping DVD to USB you need to Prepare the below things:

Computer with working USB port and DVD drive;
USB drive (external DVD drive) and USB connection cable;
Source DVD content: DVD disc, folder or ISO image file;
Internet connection.

How to Free Rip DVD to USB with Pavtube Free DVDAid

1. Load DVD movie

Insert DVD into DVD-Rom, launch the Free Mac DVDAid, and load DVD by clicking on the “Load Disc” button. You can also import DVD VIDEO_TS folder, ISO files, and IFO files into this freeware.

load dvd into free dvdaid

Tip: After the files are loaded, you can select the subtitles and audio track you prefer. On the right windows, you can preview your files and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.

2. Select the output format

Hit on the “Format” bar and you can choose any video format like MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MP3, M4A, WMA, WAV, etc for USB output for playing on your devices like iPhone, iPad, Samsung, PLEX, PS4, PS3 etc

free dvdaid output format

3. Start Ripping

Click the "Convert" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert DVD to USB friendly video formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to your devices for easy playback on the go.