Why the DVD/Blu-ray Ripping Speed is Slow? How to Solve it?

As we know, the ripping speed of most DVD/Blu-ray rippers is very slow. Many people looking for the way to improve the ripping speed but there nothing came. So, is there have any solution to improve the DVD ripping speed? From today's article, you can know why the DVD/Blu-ray ripping speed is slow and whether we can improve the speed.

Note: Next, we will only mention DVD Ripping, but all of the knowledge can apply to Blu-ray ripping.


What Are The Reasons That Cause The Slow DVD Ripping Speed?

To rip DVD disc, the DVD ripping program needs to decrypt and decode the physical disc, then recode it into another digital format. The decypting, decoding and recoding the video are all complicated progress so it will spend lots of time to finish. That's the main reason why the DVD ripping speed is so slow.

In addition, there are also some other possible reasons which can cause the slow DVD ripping speed except the technology of the DVD ripper program.

Computer Performance

The DVD rippers will run very slow when ripping DVD on a low configuration computer. Such as not enough RAM, DVD drive read/writing speeds also influence the DVD ripping performance. And you cannot use the latest DVD ripper 64 bit on 32-bit operating system.

The Length of DVD Movie

If you need to rip the movies with a longer duration, the DVD rippers will take a long time to convert.

Parameters of Output Format

The DVD ripping speed is also related to the parameters of output format. For example, if you set higher output resolutions, then the longer ripping time it will take.

DVD Disc

One more thing is that the slow ripping speed may result from DVD disc. If the DVD disc is scratched or has bad sectors, you may wait for a longer time to convert.

[Answer] Is Possible to Improve the DVD Ripping Speed?

According to the possible reasons above, we can try to improve the DVD ripping speed. To begin with, you need to make sure the DVD disc is in perfect condition without any scratch or bad sectors. If you can, you'd better use the preferable configuration computer but don't have to reluctantly. Furthermore, we cannot change the DVD contents length. With regard to the parameters of output format, you just need to set the proper parameters to adapt your device. In addition to these ways, we can also accelerate GPU to improve the DVD ripping speed.

Next, we will take VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper as an example. With the advanced ripping technology, this program is excellent in ripping DVD. It allows you to accelerate GPU, rip DVD into over 300 output formats and support simple video editing. But now Mac version of this program doesn't support GPU acceleration. Now you can follow my steps to learn how to accelerate GPU.

Step 1. Activate The Program

First of all, open the program after you downloading and installing. If you have not the program, you can click the below button to get the free trial version.

Step 2. Enable the GPU Acceleration

Open the VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper on your Windows computer. Then click on the "Preference" icon to open the "Preference" window.
VB Ripper Preference

Now, you can find the settings of the GPU acceleration. The light button is the GPU of your computer, other deep buttons are not. You can click the corresponding GPU button here to accelerate.

Therefore, you can try to rip DVD by using VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper, if you have any questions on other operations, you can read the below guide to learn more.

[DVD to Digital Converter] How Can I Convert DVD Collection to Digital Files

How to Rip Blu-ray Movie to PC

All in all, that is the simple guide for you to improve the DVD ripping speed. Moreover, apart from accelerating GPU, there is no other more efficient solution to improve the DVD ripping speed at present.

New Version Notice:

VideoByte has just released VideoByte DVD Ripper to be the alternative to VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper. It’s a dedicated DVD to digital ripping program that supports input of DVD or related files, and keeps all DVD ripping features of VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper. If you just need a tool to rip DVD without ripping Blu-ray features, this lightweight DVD ripper is a reliable choice.

Tips: The only difference between VideoByte DVD Ripper and VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper is the former does not support the Blu-rays.