Guide: How to convert DVD to WMV with Pavtube DVD Ripper
This guide shows you the simple 4 steps to rip DVD video to WMV video, which can play on Windows Media Player, Microsoft Zune, Pocket PC, Smartphone. You can even import the output WMV video to PowerPoint.
DVD generally stands for Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disc. There are VOB, IFO, BUP files in the folder named VIDEO_TS, under the DVD folder. The VOB files generally contain showing data like video, audio, subtitle, etc. The IFO files contain the navigation information of how the data show up. The BUP files are the backup of the IFO files.
WMV, an acronym for Windows Media Video, is a streaming video file format developed by Microsoft. The Microsoft Zune, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile-powered devices with Windows Media Player like Pocket PC, Smartphones, Portable Media Centers, etc. support this codec.
To get the WMV movies, you need a DVD ripper, such as Pavtube DVD Ripper, which supports ripping DVD to various video formats like WMV. You can also set the video and audio effect, trim and crop the video for the output video.
1. Launch Pavtube DVD Ripper.
2. Add DVD video by clicking "DVD ROM " or "DVD Folder or IFO File ".
3. Choose a profile with WMV as output format.
Four profiles are available at Pavtube DVD Ripper: Windows Media Video (*.wmv), Zune Movie (*.wmv), Pocket PC Movie (*.wmv), and Xbox 360 Video (*.wmv).
Select the profile with different usage. Click the "Settings" button to see if the parameter settings meet your needs.
You can choose from three versions: Windows Media 7, Windows Media 8 and Windows Media 9. Please note that the output video with Windows Media 7 can play on Windows Media Player 8 or 9, but the video with Windows Media 9 will not play properly on Windows Media Player 7.
Click "OK" to save the changes to the files.
4. Start conversion.
Click the "Start" button to get the "Ripping" window for conversion.
You may also further edit the DVD with subtitle; customize settings like brightness, contrast, video image, video length, etc. before conversion.