Ever had your favorite movie on DVD, and you want to also have it on your iPod but not pay the $15 dollars on iTunes? This easy to follow guide will give you a single movie file of your favorite DVDs. Best off all, this uses all freeware (no annoying trial versions) and doesn't cost a dime.
Step 1: Get the right software
First, you will need to download and install two programs. These are freeware (no annoying trial versions) and will not cost a dime.
Get them here:
Step 2: Part 1: Rip the DVD
Follow these instructions to copy the DVD's files (minus the security) to you hard drive. Be sure to note the save location, and be sure to have at least 7 GB of free space for the files (yes it's a lot, but it will be deleted soon)
-Close DVD player that opens after inserting DVD
-Launch DVD Decrytper
-Open the DVD location, and hit the decrypt button
-Wait for the files to finish copying (This can take up to 45 minutes)
-When the files finish, an annoying sound will play to alert you. You may then close the application.