Some people would like to purchase DVD disc because DVD always has the better quality than digital video. And most of the owner will make a digital copy of their DVD disc to computer or portable device for watching with more convenience.  To convert DVD to digital format, H.264 is a good choice. Why? So far you can't find the answer. Keep reading.

Part 1. Why Convert DVD to H.264

H.264 is the next-generation video compression technology in the MPEG-4 standard, also known as MPEG-4 Part 10. Actually, H.264 can match the best possible MPEG-2 quality at up to half the data rate. And, it also delivers excellent video quality across the entire bandwidth spectrum - from 3G to HD and everything in between (from 40 kbps to upwards of 10 Mbps).


Sounds complex? right. Let me explain in a word. This is mean if you rip your DVD to H.264 codec, you can watch your DVD movie on the common mobile phone with a 3G format or on other portable devices like computer, tablet, etc.

Part 2. How to Convert DVD to H.264 on Windows/Mac

Which conversion software can help you convert DVD to H.264 quickly and easily? The answer could be  VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. This program is not only designed for convert video/audio files but also has the ability to rip DVD with stable performance. Besides over 300 formats, it also provides complete preset profiles for Apple and Android devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone, etc. This is a good program you can rely on.

Step 1. Add DVD Files

Insert a DVD which you want to convert to H.264 into your Windows/Mac computer's DVD-ROM. Then find "Load Disc" icon at the top left corner, click it to upload DVD files.

Add DVD Files

Step 2. Select H.264 Format as Output Format

Click "profile" at the bottom and then you will see a pop-up list. Select H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4) or H.264 AVI-Audio-Video Inter left (*.avi) from General Video list as output format.

Tip: You can also click the "video" icon on the left side of each DVD files or click "setting" icon to select output format.

Select H.264 Format

Step 3. Set Parameters (Optional)

If you like to change basic parameters of output videos, then you can click "Settings" icon at the bottom to adjust video parameters including resolution, frame rate, aspect ration, etc. and audio parameters including the encoder, sample rate, channels and audio bitrate. Besides, you can click "Save as..." icon to change the output file name as you like. After all settled, click "OK" icon to back to the main interface.

Set Parameters

Step 4. Ripping DVD Files

Before ripping, you can set the destination folder as you want. At last, all you need to do is to click "Convert" icon to rip DVD files to H.264 AVI videos or MP4 videos. Once the conversion is done, you can find the output files in the destination folder.

Ripping DVD Files

Part 3. Advice About converting DVD to H.264

There is some advice about converting DVD to H.264 which can help you rip DVD smoothly and make a better video.

Advice 1: You can enhance video quality by VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate. There are four options you can choose to enhance video quality: upscale resolution, optimize brightness and contrast, remove video noise and reduce video shaking.

Advice 2: You are free to edit videos including rotating and flipping your video to the right angle, cropping video to delete unnecessary part, merging several videos into one, etc.

Advice 3: If you like to add audios to your output video, then you can click "+" icon at the bottom of each video to select audio you like.


As you see, with VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate, you can convert DVD to H.264 quickly and easily. Now, you can go ahead and download this program to have a try.