DVDSmith Movie Backup provides Windows version and Mac version for different OS users. This freeware can be used to copy DVD on hard drive as DVD Folder, in Full Disc or Main Movie modes. As its name implies, it is a perfect tool for those who simply want to watch a DVD without the disc. Suppose you rent DVD movies and hope to keep the movies for watching later, it is more convenient to backup DVD on hard drive as DVD Folder firstly. And then you can watch or review them on your spare time.
There are six buttons to click on DVDSmith Movie Backup single window. The interface is very simple as it only features with one backup method – backup DVD to DVD Folder on hard drive, in Full Disc or Main Movie mode.
Full Disc: including menus, extras, and the full DVD-watching experience;
Main Movie: grab the longest video and audio tracks.
When the copying ends up, a bunch of .vob files would be copied in a DVD folder named with VIDEO_TS. These .vob files can be played in most advanced media players like VLC. “Main Movie” does much the same, but with fewer .vob files turned out.
DVDSmith Movie Backup review in Lifehacker