Xilisoft DVD Ripper Platinum Tutorial
Xilisoft DVD Ripper Platinum 5, multifunctional DVD rip software, can rip DVD to almost all video and audio formats, such as AVI, MPEG4, WMV, DivX, RM, MOV, XviD, 3GP, FLV, SWF, MP3, WMA, WAV, M4A AAC, AC3, etc. The perfect compatibility for iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV of Xilisoft DVD Ripper Platinum enables you to rip DVD easily.
Moreover, you can choose any chapter or any segment to get optional DVD audio and video when rip DVD. Customizations of profile and output file size are also supported in the DVD rip software.
This tutorial includes 2 parts. Hope useful for you!
1. Step by step guide;
2. Clip video segments.
Step by Step Guide
1. Start Xilisoft DVD Ripper Platinum 5 and Add DVD
Click "Open DVD" button, select a DVD (or DVD Folder, ISO file, IFO file) in the dialog box that opens, and load it. The Loaded DVD’s information, such as chapter, title, etc., will be shown in the file list.
Tip1: Get DVD information.
After loading DVD, if the network is connected, click Get Disc info button in the toolbar, or click Edit>Get Disc Info in the menu, the software will retrieve loaded DVD information from Web database, and display the information in the file list, such as title name and chapter name.
Tip2: Take snapshot.
Select a video file in the file list, click Play button in the video preview window. When the video jumps to the image you like, click Snapshot button, to store the image in the snapshot folder.
You can set the snapshot folder by yourself. To do this, click Config snapshot folder from Settings drop down list, select the snapshot folder you want in the dialog box that opens.
2. Select output format
Select one or more files in the list, click Profile drop-down button, select an output format for selected files in the drop down list that opens.
Tip1: To adjust output settings, you can set the detailed parameters of output format in the profile panel of right window.
Tip2: Set multiple output formats for one file.
The software supports to output multiple files with different formats for one video. To do this:
1. Select a file in the file list.
2. Select an output format in the Profile.
3. Click Add profile button, the software will create a profile directory under the selected file automatically.
4. Select a new profile, click profile dropdown button, and select a new output format from the list.
Tip3: Custom output size.
The software provides customizing the size of the output file.
To do this, please click Tools>Bitrate Calculator to open Bitrate Calculator dialog box, select a file size you want, or enter the file size in the textbox directly.
Meanwhile, you can also set audio bit rate and video bit rate in this dialog box.
3. Set output folder
Click Browse button in setting panel, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and click OK.
4. Extract file
After finishing the above settings, check the needed file to extract in the file list, click Start Ripping button on the main interface, to start extracting the file. You can view the progress of the extracting process from the progress bar at the bottom of the window.
Tip1: You can click Pause Ripping button to pause the extracting process and Stop Ripping button to cancel the process as required.
Tip2: You can choose to run it background at File> Run Background.
Clip Video Segment
Xilisoft DVD Ripper Platinum provides video clipping function, which allows you to choose the segments you like from the source video, and add them to the file list.
Select a video file in the file list, click Clip button in the toolbar to open Clip window, and start to edit the video.
You can clip the original video into several parts, then convert and output them separately or as a whole one.
Check the video and click the "Clip" button, clip interface will come up.
Set start point and end point, you get the segment you want to convert and output.
Click the "New Clip" to get more segments if you need.
Check the "Output segments as a whole one" box below and the segments will be output as whole one. Otherwise they will be output separately.
Segment list displays all segments that are needed to output, including the start time, end time and length.
Check Output segments as whole one option to merge the segments in the list into one video to output.