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[Fixed]HandBrake Not Working Problem Solved!

By Tony Moton

June 19, 2018

Handbrake is free and experienced in converting different video/audio format files. Most users prefer to choose it for video/audio conversion. But sometimes it will fail to work. Not working problems can make you crazy, such as Handbrake crash, error of no valid source found when ripping DVDs, video and audio out of sync, not ripping DVD, etc.

We are not denying that Handbrake can bring much convenience when converting video files, especially for it is a free converter, which may be the most important reason why people use it. We just offer some effective methods for you in case Handbrake not ripping DVD, so that you can happily continue to deal with your DVD work. Why not get these easy and useful methods? Check them out now!


Method 1. Check Handbrake Version

Rip DVD will fail if you use the outdated version. So you need to check the Handbrake version before ripping DVD. As Handbrake has been developed since 2003, it keeps improving to fix the bug with lots of versions released. You may easily miss the newest version. And 8 months ago Handbrake released the new version 1.0.7. After checking, you can easily upgrade Handbrake or download it from Handbrake homepage, or just by clicking here. You can solve the not working problem in the latest version.

Check the Handbrake Version

Method 2. Remove DVD Copy-Protections

Handbrake supports copyright protection free DVDs but not including ripping commercial DVD, for them usually the DVDs with copy-protection. As a result you may fail to rip DVD mainly for the reason that there is copy-protection on this kind of DVDs. To solve this problem, you can use a DVD decrypter to remove the protection first, and then you can begin DVD conversion with Handbrake.

Method 3. Find HandBrake Alternative

If the solutions above still can not fix the problem, you can turn to try this best HandBrake alternative, TuneFab DVD Ripper. We highly recommend this program because it's a powerful and reliable DVD ripper. The not ripping problem like Handbrake will never happen if you use TuneFab DVD Ripper.

With up to 6x faster ripping speed, this program enables you to convert the DVD movies to common MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, MP3 formats and backup them to PC folders easily. If you have questions about the program, or want to know more about it, you can easily contact the support team for help. So you don't need to worry about the using problem.

Download and install this DVD ripper. Take the following process to avoid Handbrake not ripping problem you met before.

Step 1. Download this best Handbrake alternative and open it on Windows, click "Load Disc" button to import the DVD files, DVD folder, or IFO files. If you are a Mac user, you can download the Mac version. This program provides two versions.

Load Disc

Step 2. Click "Profile" to select the output format as you want. Then you can also set the audio and video encoder, rate, 3D settings, split screen and so on.

Adjust your Output Settings

Step 3. Click "General" > "Output Folder" > "Browse" to change the location of your converted DVD files on the "Preference" interface. Mark the checkbox of "Update Setting" will help you to upgrade the program automatically when you use it.

Change your Output Folder

Step 4. Click "Convert" to start ripping copy-protection DVD on your computer or Mac. The ripping speed is quick with output quality as original as source DVD.

Click to Convert

There are more than these features mentioned here on TuneFab DVD Ripper. You can go to the official website to see the edit, snapshot, audio tracks and subtitle selection. Using is believing. Go to download and try the trial version. We hope you have an enjoyable time when see the ripping DVDs.

Just be clear that you can rip the DVD only for personal use, not for commercial! TuneFab DVD Ripper not supports ripping any copy-protected DVD for any commercial purpose. We suggest you refer to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before ripping.

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