Watch DVD Movies to External Drive When Traveling

Description: Looking for the best way to backup All DVDs to External Drive for Various Purposes? Get the best DVD Ripper to make a copy of all DVDs now.

Q: “ I am having so many problems with trying to save my DVD movie library to my external hard drive. All the support offered so far are in languages that I can't understand or seems to need a Phd in computers to be able to get the job done. I want a simple and straightforward method that even I can understand. I want to be able to just insert my disc and simply save the movie to my external hard drive to be replayed on my computer. Simple.” - From

A: “If all you're looking to do is copy DVDs to your hard drive to watch, then try SlySoft's AnyDVD, or DVDFab HD decrypter. (Personally, I prefer AnyDVD - but you have to pay after the free 21 day trial). “ 
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So people are converting DVD to external drive for iPhone 7, Galaxy S6, 2015 Apple TV and other devices to create video on demand, to create a DVD collection, to play DVD on a plane while travelling, playback DVD videos on smart TV/Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones/tablets, or laptops, while saving the space of computer hard drive …Do not know how to backup giant DVD movie to External Drive? Do not worry, that's where this article originated from.

Best Workaround - Make 1:1 Copy of DVDs to External Drive use Pavtube DVDAid

A: “Copy the entire contents of the DVD (all folders) to a hard drive. Those contents have all the menus, chapters, video, audio,. etc., that are on your original DVD, organized per DVD standards in the VIDEO_TS folder you copied. Then use DVD burner software to recreate the DVD discs from the hard drive by burning the VIDEO_TS folder to a new disc.” 

As we all know, DVDs are usually hard to be backed up due to region code and disc encryption protection, you’d better to use DVD copying program to remove the disc protection and copy source disc to External Drive with same structure preserved. Here, for Pavtube DVDAid for Windows/Mac is an excellent DVD backing up tool that can make 1:1 copy of your source DVD with original structure including extras and menus. 

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Step 1. Install Pavtube DVDAid on your Windows/Mac.

Pavtube DVDAid for Windows/Mac is regarded as a great DVD ripping program to help users convert DVD collections for new how tablets and smartphones including iPhone 7, Galaxy S6, 2015 Apple TV, iPad mini 3, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6/6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6, Kindle Fire HDX, Google Nexus 7/10 and more. For Mac users, you can turn to Pavtube DVDAid for Mac

Step 2. Launch Pavtube DVDAid, and load your DVD movie from disc drive to the app.


Step 3. Click the “Browse” button to set output folder where you want to save the copied DVD movies.

Step 4. Hit the Copy the entire disc icon on the main interface and start DVD backing up process.

Alternatively, you are suggested to choose "Common Video -> H.264 MP4 Video (*.mp4)" for putting DVD to an external drive for playback. 

Now coping DVD to an external drive for sharing anytime as you want is extremely easy. Have a try now!


1. If you’d like to copy only movie content and leave out the extras and commentary, the Directly Copy is exactly what you need, which copies intact .M2TS/VOB main movie from original DVD disc without extras.

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