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Top 5 Recommended Alternative to DVDFab Passkey

By Zoe Clarke

August 12, 2018

DVDFab Passkey is a Windows-based driver that works on-the-fly to unprotect encrypted DVD discs. It can remove almost all known DVD copy protections on the go and let you get rid of region code troubles to help you freely access and watch any DVD movies without any limitation. However, the free version DVDFab Passkey Lite has its own limitation that push some users to find more powerful alternative to DVDFab Passkey.


CONTENTS


Part 1. Limitations of DVDFab Passkey Lite

1. It can remove DVD protections such as RC, RCE and UOPs, but ArccOS, RipGuard, etc are not included.

2. It cannot remove AACS V112+, BDAV, and AVCREC from Blu-ray discs.

3. Only available for the Windows operating system.

4. It must work with other paid software to playback DVD or Blu-rays.


Part 2. Best Alternative to DVDFab Passkey Lite

1. TuneFab DVD Ripper

If you are looking for a more powerful and economical Blu-ray/DVD decrypting tool with more output file format options on almost all devices, we highly recommend TuneFab DVD Ripper for you as the best DVDFab Passkey Lite alternative. It is a totally clean, safe and easy-to-use DVD decrypter, which can perfectly converting all DVD movies to more than 300 formats such as MP3, MP4, AVI, MOV,WMV, etc in fast speed with high quality. Besides, it also enables users to edit, preview and snapshot the DVD movies. Now follow the guide to rip DVDs with TuneFab DVD Ripper.


Step 1. Install TuneFab DVD Ripper

Download TuneFab DVD Ripper, and then install it following the wizard.

Step 2. Run and Load DVD

After the success of installation, get it run. Insert DVD into a internal or external optical drive. Then click "Load disc" button to browse to the disc drive and import the source into this tool

Run and Load DVD

Step 3. Set the Output Format and Settings

Then click the drop-down menu of "Profile" and choose the output video formats you want. You can click "Settings" for advanced output settings, including Video Settings, Audio Settings or 3D Settings.

Set the Output Format and Settings

Step 4. Select Output Folder

On the "Preferences" interface, click "General > Output Folder > Browse" to select your destination folder for storing converted files.

Select Output Folder

Step 5. Start the Conversion Process

Go back to the main interface, press right bottom "Convert" button to start the conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you can transfer the DVD backups to Cloud storage or other devices to fulfill your playback needs.

Start the Conversion Process

2. DVD Shrink

DVDShrink is a software which can burn your backup DVD discs. It can reduce the amount of data stored on a DVD with minimal loss of quality. DVD Shrink is designed to be easy to use. It is contained within a single executable file that is one megabyte in size. The program features a DeCSS decryption algorithm, enabling it to open and decrypt many currently available DVDs, although it is defeated by some newer copy protection techniques. The output from DVDShrink can be saved as files on your hard drive, which you can then burn with software of your choice without looking for DVD Shrink alternative.


3. AnyDVD HD

AnyDVD HD is a device driver for Microsoft Windows which allows decryption of DVDs on the fly, as well as targeted removal of copy preventions and user operation prohibitions (UOPs). It works in the computer's background to automatically remove the copy protection and allow you to rip the DVD onto your computer. You can also remove the RPC region code, thereby making the movie playable anywhere.

AnyDVD HD

4. DVD43

DVD43 is a free DVD ripping program on Windows. It acts as a driver for optical drives, disabling zone and copy protection information. It assists in the creation of backup copies of DVDs one legally owns and the use of DVDs outside of the original region of release. This product does not directly rip, copy, or convert any media, only assisting other copy and conversion software. It also allows DVDs to be played over a network, meaning that small media centre PCs without optical drives can use the DVD drive on a server.


5. Pavtube ByteCopy

Pavtube ByteCopy is your another choice in Blu-ray ripping and DVD backup. It has the ability to back up Blu-ray/DVD collection to multi-track MKV with better quality, anad rip BD/DVD movies to MP4 and MOV with multiple audio streams. At the meantime, you can also use its editing functions, and add video effects in the destination movie.

Pavtube ByteCopy


DVDFab HD Decryptor ONLY allows you to rip discs with the Full Disc or Main Movie modes. That's to say, compared to other programs, the free version is less versatile. But it still has its place. The free trial version can extract the video from disc and transfer them to a hard drive without changing their original formats.


Conclusion

Because of the limitations of DVDFab Passkey Lite, we provide you the popular alternative selection lists that you may want to try. However, DVDShrink and DVD 43 is only compatible with Windows 7 and earlier. AnyDVD HD is only works on Mac OS X with limited output formats. Pavtube ByteCopy cannot backup DVD as ISO file. TuneFab DVD Ripper is the best alternative of DVDFab Passkey with a compatibility of Windows & Mac OS. It can helps you remove protections simply and efficiently. It will be the must-have in your life and it will not let you down in the future. Give it a try!


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