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DVD DRM Removal: How to Remove DRM from DVD Movies

By Tony Moton

May 28, 2018

DRM, short for Digital Rights Management, is a kind of controversial technology used by digital media sellers to control the way customers using those files after sale. This policy is not only employed to media contents purchased from Apple Store, it is also adopted to protect DVD contents. At the very beginning, DRM policy is used to protect the rights of copyrighter, but actually it infringes and restricts our rights in enjoying something like DVD disc movies we legally purchased. Owing to DRM protection, you cannot play a DVD movie without a DVD player or DVD drive that can bypass DRM policy. To play DVD movie protected by DRM protection, you need to remove DRM from DVD movies first.

For DVD DRM removal, TuneFab DVD Ripper is your first choice amongst various removal programs in the market. To get to know more about TuneFab DVD Ripper and how to use it to remove DRM protection, just go through this guide.


Part 1. TuneFab DVD Ripper Introduction

As a professional DVD ripper, TuneFab has much to recommend it. This program is primarily a DVD ripper. Meanwhile, it is also a tool that can remove DRM policy. It wears a concise and elegant interface so that users can easily understand how to rip DVD and remove DRM policy even though they have never used this program before. Before ripping, you can configure settings, such as selecting output format, adjusting ripping rate, and defining output folder. Better yet, ripping successful rate with TuneFab DVD Ripper is high. You can rip the video and remove DRM protection smoothly and successfully.

Part 2. What to Do Before DVD DRM Removal

Step 1. Download TuneFab DVD Ripper

Click the download button of TuneFab DVD Ripper below. Note that TuneFab DVD Ripper is available for both Mac and Windows. Thus you need to select the right version for the computer.

Step 2. Install TuneFab DVD Ripper

After downloading the installation file of TuneFab DVD Ripper, you need to install the program in your computer. With a trial version, you won't be able to convert the full length of the DVD video. For example, if the file is more than 5 minutes, then you could only convert 5 minutes of it. And if the file is less than 5 minutes, then you could only convert half of it. With a registered version, there is no such limitation.

Step 3. Register to TuneFab DVD Ripper

You are advised to sign into the registered version of TuneFab Ripper so as to enjoy more benefits.

Register TuneFab DVD Ripper

Step 4. Prepare DVD Disc

Before removal, you need to prepare DVD disc or DVD disc folder which contains movies protected by DRM protection. Put the disc into the computer. Optionally, you can copy the disc folder to the computer.

Part 3. How to Remove DRM from DVD Movies

Step 1. Open TuneFab DVD Ripper

Start up TuneFab DVD Ripper in your Windows/Mac computer. If you have registered before, now you can enjoy all features of the program.

Step 2. Import DVD Files

First of all, you need to import DVD movies that you want to remove DRM protection. There are three ways to achieve that.

Way 1. Click the arrow icon near "Load Disc" > "Load DVD Disc", and select DVD disc.

Way 2. Click the arrow icon near "Load Disc" > "Load DVD Folder", and select DVD folder containing movies you want to rip and remove DRM policy.

Way 3. Click the arrow icon near "Load Disc" > "IFO Folders", and choose DVD IFO files.

Load DVD Movies

Step 3. Configure Output Settings

You can set output settings at the "Preferences" page. Click the Menu icon and then the "Preference" button at the upper right corner. When the "Profile Settings" window is opened, you can choose output video format, enable video settings, audio settings, and 3D settings.

Preference Settings

In the "Preferences > Convert" page, you can choose action when conversion is done. And you can choose CPU Affinity. Additionally, it is allowed to choose maximum simultaneous running processes.

Convert Settings

In the "Preference > DVD" page, you can select DVD Loading Mode, such as DVD Navigator Mode (Recommended), DVD Parser Mode, and Show mode selection when loading DVD.

DVD Settings

Step 4. Remove DRM Protection from DVD Movie

Convert DVD Successfully

When ripping and removal is done, you can go to the output folder and find the DVD movie without DRM protection. Then you can enjoy the DVD movies on any device without authorization, such as Samsung Galaxy S8/S7.

Furthermore, with TuneFab DVD Ripper, you can edit the DVD movies. For example, you can clip the favorite parts of the DVD movie, add 3D effect to DVD movie, set rotate of DVD movie, add watermark to the video and more.

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