How to Convert DVD to AVI with Handbrake

AVI

1. Convert Popular Formats to AVI+
  1. 1.1 WMV to AVI Converter
  2. 1.2 MOV to AVI Converter
  3. 1.3 MOV to AVI Converter for Mac
  4. 1.4 MKV to AVI Converter
  5. 1.5 Free MP4 to AVI Converter
  6. 1.6 WebM to AVI Converter
  7. 1.7 MPG to AVI Converter
  8. 1.8 FLV to AVI Converter
  9. 1.9 Convert ISO to AVI
  10. 1.10 Convert M4V to AVI
  11. 1.11 3GP to AVI Converter
  12. 1.12 RMVB to AVI Converter
  13. 1.13 DivX to AVI Converter
  14. 1.14 WLMP to AVI Converter
  15. 1.15 VRO to AVI Converter
  16. 1.16 Video TS to AVI Converter
  17. 1.17 DV to AVI Conveter
  18. 1.18 MTS to AVI Converter
  19. 1.19 VOB to AVI Converter
  20. 1.20 Convert MP3 to AVI
2. Convert Other Formats to AVI+
  1. 2.1 ASF to AVI Converter
  2. 2.2 MXF to AVI Converter
  3. 2.3 MOD to AVI Converter
  4. 2.4 Convert MP4 to AVI
  5. 2.5 Convert MP4 to AVI on Mac
  6. 2.5 Convert DVD to AVI
  7. 2.7 Convert WTV to AVI
  8. 2.8 Convert DVR to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert Torrent to AVI
  10. 2.10 Convert VOB to AVI on Mac
  11. 2.11 Convert AVCHD to AVI
  12. 2.12 Convert MSWMM to AVI
  13. 2.13 Convert OGV to AVI
  14. 2.14 Convert YouTube video to AVI
  15. 2.15 Convert Windows Movie Maker Video to AVI
  16. 2.16 Convert Windows DVD Maker Video to AVI
  17. 2.17 Burn DVD to AVI with handbrake
  18. 2.18 Export Windows Live Movie Maker in AVI
  19. 2.19 Free M2TS to AVI Converter
  20. 2.20 Convert JPG to AVI
  21. 2.21 Convert PPT to AVI
3. Convert AVI to Popular Formats+
  1. 3.1 AVI to MOV Converter
  2. 3.2 AVI to MOV Online Converter
  3. 3.3 AVI to MKV Converter
  4. 3.4 AVI to 3GP Online Converter
  5. 3.5 AVI to M4V Converter
  6. 3.6 AVI to FLV Converter
  7. 3.7 AVI to WMV Converter
  8. 3.8 Free AVI to MPEG Converter
  9. 3.9 AVI to DV Converter
  10. 3.10 AVI to SWF Converter
  11. 3.11 AVI to DVD Converter
  12. 3.12 AVI to DivX Converter
  13. 3.13 AVI to ISO Converter
  14. 3.14 AVI to TS Converter
  15. 3.15 AVI to VOB Converter
  16. 3.16 Convert AVI to MP4
  17. 3.17 Convert AVI to MP3
4. Convert AVI to Other Formats+
  1. 4.1 Convert AVI to iTunes
  2. 4.2 Convert AVI to WebM
  3. 4.3 Convert AVI to 3GP
  4. 4.4 Convert AVI to iMovie
  5. 4.5 Import AVI to iMovie
  6. 4.6 Convert AVI to Xvid
  7. 4.7 Convert AVI to Chromecast
  8. 4.8 Convert AVI to MPEG2
  9. 4.9 Convert AVI to MPEG4
  10. 4.10 Convert AVI to iPod
  11. 4.11 Convert AVI to GIF
  12. 4.12 Convert AVI to iPhone
  13. 4.13 Convert AVI to FCP Mac
  14. 4.14 Convert AVI to YouTube
  15. 4.15 Burn AVI to DVD
5. Convert AVI Online +
  1. 5.1 Online AVI Converter
  2. 5.2 Online Video Converter to AVI
  3. 5.3 Free WMV to AVI Online Converter
  4. 5.4 Free VOB to AVI Online Converter
  5. 5.5 MP4 to AVI Converter Online
  6. 5.6 FLV to AVI Converter Online
  7. 5.7 Convert AVI to MP4 Online
  8. 5.8 Convert AVI to MPEG Online
  9. 5.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
  10. 5.10 Convert MOV to AVI Online
6. Play AVI+
  1. 6.1 Top AVI Player
  2. 6.2 Play AVI on Mac
  3. 6.3 Play AVI on iPad
  4. 6.4 Play AVI on iPhone
  5. 6.5 Play AVI in Nexus10
  6. 6.6 Play AVI on Xbox one
  7. 6.7 Play AVI on Xbox360
  8. 6.8 Play AVI with VLC Player
  9. 6.9 Play AVI in QuickTime
  10. 6.10 Play AVI in Windows Media Player
  11. 6.11 Play AVI in Samsung galaxy s6
  12. 6.12 Play AVI on Apple TV
  13. 6.13 Play AVI on TV
7. AVI Tips & Tricks+
  1. 7.1 MOVAVI Alternative for Windows
  2. 7.2 MOVAVI Alternative
  3. 7.3 Free AVI Converter on Mac
  4. 7.4 AVI Converter for Windows 10
  5. 7.5 Free AVI Converters on Mac
  6. 7.6 AVI Converters
  7. 7.7 Free AVI Player for windows
  8. 7.8 AVI Player for Mac
  9. 7.9 AVI Cutter
  10. 7.10 Make AVI Smaller
  11. 7.11 Reduce AVI File Size
  12. 7.12 Compress AVI
  13. 7.13 Add Metadata to AVI
  14. 7.14 3D AVI Creator
  15. 7.15 Repair AVI File

DVD is known for a large capacity, reliable reading and long life usage, which makes DVD one of the most important storage medium in the digital world. However, for watching DVD movies on your computer, DVD may not be the best option. And for the protection of precious original DVD disc, copying DVD to AVI for easy viewing on PC becomes more popular.

Handbrake supports MKV and MP4 formats, you can also use Handbrake to convert MKV, AVI, or MP4 to MKV.

Note: Converting DVD to AVI (Vxid codec) with Handbrake, you'll need to download the older version of Handbrake like 0.9.2. For 0.9.3 or above, AVI container and codec are dropped. Thus, we're discussing a tricky way to decode DVD to AVI. The video quality maybe on the lower side.

Preparation on Copy DVD to AVI

Before getting started, you need to prepare yourself with following tools.

  • Handbrake (for Windows, Linux, and Mac)
  • The DVD disc you want to copy to AVI
  • DVD drive
  • Enough free disk space

How to Copy DVD to AVI Using Handbrake

Step 1 Select a DVD source

After downloading and installing Handbrake, launch the Handbrake and click the "Source" button on top to open the DVD drive browse dialog. Here select VIDEO_TS folder.

handbrake to avi

Note: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 may be required, and it must also be installed even if .NET Framework version 4 is installed because version 4 is not backwards compatible.

Step 2 Make AVI output settings

Now select the output path by clicking the "Browse" button and choose a folder on your hard disk.

Next, choose a preset from the Handbrake preset list on the right. Because you copy DVD to AVI for watching on your computer, "High Profile" recommended. Starting from this preset profile, change the video parameter to suit your needs.

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The following parameters need to be changed for copying DVD to AVI:

1. From Title drop-down list, select the main movie, which usually has the longest duration.

2. Go to Video tab, and from the Video Codec drop-down list, select MPEG4(FFmpeg).

3. Go to Audio tab, choose the audio you don't want and click Remove button. Similarly, go to Subtitle tab and remove useless subtitles to reduce video size.

4. The magic trick: change the file name extension to .avi in the Destination field.

Step 3 Start converting or converting

Now, it's time to copy DVD to AVI on computer. Simply click "Start" button. If you have multiple titles to rip, just click "Add to Queue" button to queue and start task from the "Encode Queue" dialog.

Tips on Converting DVD to AVI

1. The converted AVI files is still encoded with MPEG-4 codec, thus the video quality maybe on the lower side compared with encoded with Xvid. To convert DVD to AVI with excellent quality, you can try Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate to help you.

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Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate - Your Complete Video Toolbox

  • Convert to 1000+ formats, like AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc.
  • Convert to optimized preset for almost all of the devices.
  • 30X faster conversion speed than any conventional converters.
  • Edit, enhance & personalize your videos file.
  • Download/record videos from video sharing sites.
  • Fetch metadata for your iTunes movies automatically.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13, 10.12, 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

2. DVD copy warning: Generally speaking, it's alright to back up DVD's that you own for personal use, but don't copy the DVD discs that are not yours. Please refer to your local law before copying DVD to AVI by this guide.

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