Last week's Kaleidescape ruling has left us looking for new (and legal) ways to get our digital fix.
Walmart Disc-to-Digital
HandBrake
Clone My DVD
AnyDVD HD
Samsung Disc to Digital
DVDFab DVD Copy
1Click DVD Copy
RipIT
Make MKV
DVDShrink
123 Copy DVD
WinX Blu-ray Decrypter
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DVDShrink

Thanks to built-in decryption algorithms, this software can bust through just about any DVD and make a backup copy for your hard drive. It even allows users to set the compression level. Older versions of DVDShrink won’t allow you to burn copies, but AfterDawn says that’s since been added. A huge bonus is that the website also has a very active community, if you have questions, problems, or just want to vent.

Price: Free
The Buzz: “This compact file format is about 40 percent smaller than a traditional Blu-ray data disc, but playback demands a media player that is capable of handling MKV files..” — Check out AfterDawn’s DVDShrink Tutorial

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