Magic DVD Ripper is a DVD backup tool that enables users to create a backup of their physical DVDs in their computer’s hard drive. These DVD backups can be saved as an ISO disc image or burned in another blank DVD. Magic DVD Ripper is capable of creating back-ups of protected and encrypted DVDs using three modes: disc fully, main movie, and split DVD-9 into DVD-5. This program can also serve as a file converter by its features used in converting DVD files into SVCD, VCD, AVI, DivX, Xvid, MP3, WMV, and MPEG-2. Magic DVD Ripper also supports MP4 format for various handheld devices such as the iPhone, iPod, iPad, Playstation 3, Playstation Portable, and various smart phones and media pads. Magic DVD Ripper automatically detects the contents of DVD discs inserted in the computer’s disc drive. Users may then select the output location, output quality, format, and then proceed with the DVD backup process. Magic DVD Ripper would notify the user once the DVD copy process in finished.
Magic DVD Ripper features a simple and straightforward user interface that contains four main control parts. The top portion of the program window contains the main menu options that include File, Options, Profiles, Batch, and Help. The next part contains a directory browser that enables users to select a source drive, and set a destination folder for the ripped files. The middle portion of the program window contains tabs that lets users select between backup and convert tasks. Below this section, users may find the “Start” button that allows them to proceed with backup or convert task, and the conversion progress bar.