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An Easy Way to Rip Audio from a DVD, and Save as WMA, WAV, M4A, AAC, MP3, FLAC, OGG Files

by Edwin Liu | April 24, 2013 16:24 PM
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Suppose that you like a piece of background music included in a DVD movie very much and want to extract it from the DVD to listen on your iPod, iPhone, Android handset, MP3 player, or other audio playing devices, unfortunately, you can not figure out how to do this.  

Well, you should be happy now. In this post, I will share you with an easy solution Aimersoft DVD Ripper to your problem. This program is a decent DVD audio ripping software which enables you to extract sound tracks from DVD movies easily and quickly, and then save the DVD tracks as WMA, WAV, M4A, AAC, MP3, FLAC, OGG files with excellent quality.

All you need to do is:

  1. Download Aimersoft DVD Ripper for free, install and launch it. Then load the already inserted DVD to the program by clicking “Load DVD

  2. Click “Trim”to trim the part of the video that contains the audio you want to grab and the clipped will become source file automatically.

  3. Hit the pull-down menu Profile and hit Common Audio to select the correct audio format for your device.

  4. Hit “Start” to start conversion. When it is done, transfer the music to your device.


P.s. Knowledge about the features of various audio formats:

MP3: most popular audio format, will compress audio file in a smaller size with lossy quality, supported by MP3 player, DVD player and other hardware and software.
WMA: high compression, quality is better than MP3 and support audio streaming, suitable for online play, supported by most portable media player.
WAV: lossless compression, popular among PC users, tone quality is very good but audio size is too big, supported mainly by smart phones like Nokia N90.
M4A: Mpeg-4 Audio format, employing DRM technology to restrict copying (an easy way to re-encode DRMed M4As to open MP3s) , use it for iTunes program.
AAC: higher compression, provide better quality at lower bit rate, support multi-channel, Apple’s standard iTunes and iPod audio format, supported by Apple product, Nokia mobile and other devices.
FLAC: open format, lossless compression, make smaller size without any information being lost, but cannot store floating-point data, supported by many software and hardware.
OGG: similar with MP3, open source, support multi-channel and audio streaming, create smaller file size and keep audio quality.
The compression ratio: AAC > OGG > MP3/WMA > FLAC > WAV
Audio quality: WAC=FLAC > AAC > OGG > MP3 > WMA


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