If you're still around with a box full of physical DVD discs while all your neighbors have already got them converted to digital formats and even have them saved on personal account of cloud storage service platforms for lasting preservation, chances are that there is still time before its afternoon. 

Above all, ripping audio from DVD for playback on portable devices whenever and wherever possible can inject new life to the hustle and bustle of your life. This post has everything you need to extract audio from DVD, thus enhancing your audio experience.

1. Top 3 DVD Audio Extractors to Rip Audio from DVD

When it comes to ripping audio from DVD, you absolutely need professional tool called DVD audio rippers that works in minutes to converting DVD to one of the mainstream audio formats that can be played on mobile device or saved on HDD or onto cloud storage services. Below are the top desktop and online DVD audio extractors.

DVDFab DVD Ripper (Best Solution to Rip Audio from DVD )

DVDFab DVD Ripper stands out from the crowd due to its powerful and full features. With this DVD video and audio extractor, you can rip audio from any DVD with blazing fast speed and stunning quality. Now, let's have a look.

Available: Windows and Mac

Highlighted Features:

  • The only tool that can decrypt the newest-released encrypted discs
  • Rips audios/videos from DVD of various formats playable on any device
  • Advanced Settings and built-in video editor applied to customizing output audio
  • Fast and batch conversion achieved by GPU hardware acceleration and multi-core CPU
  • Works seamlessly with the video upscaler to improve video from 480p to 1080p

Output Audio Formats:

MP3, M4A, WMA/WMA10, WAV, AAC, DTS, OGG, PCM and AC-3/E-AC-3 5.1 etc., with up to 7.1 channels

Handbrake  (Open-source DVD Audio Extractor)

This open-source DVD Ripper, available on Windows, Mac and Linux, acts as an audio extractor to rip audio from DVD into MP3 encoding without spending a single penny. Note that the ripping will cause some quality loss. Besides, this program is well-known as a video transcoder to compress video into smaller files for web storage and sharing.

how-to-extract-audios-from-dvds-in-2017:Handbrake  (Open-source DVD Audio Extractor)

ZAMZAR (Online DVD Audio Converter)

This online DVD audio converter allows you to DVD or VOB files and extract audio from DVD to music formats like MP3, AAC, M4A etc. for better playback on your mobile devices. This is a cloud-ready platform, hence, converted audio files are directly stored in the cloud. You have to upload and download them once the actual conversion is over.

Nevertheless, this program fails to rip audio from DVD if the source DVD or VOB file is corrupt, password-protected or restricted by DRM (Digital Rights Management). Meanwhile, its free version has limited features. For example, converted file shall not exceed 150 MB.

how-to-extract-audios-from-dvds-in-2017:ZAMZAR (Online DVD Audio Converter)

These are three recommended DVD audio extractors in different usage scenarios. What to choose depends on your personal use and actual need.

2. How to Rip Audio from DVD with DVDFab DVD Ripper

Now you might anticipate figuring out how to rip audio from DVD with the best DVDFab DVD Ripper. The following guideline will give you a better clue.

Step 1: Run DVDFab DVD Ripper and load source DVD

Download and install this free DVD Ripper (integrated into DVDFab 12), and opt for ‘Ripper’ module when the program runs. Then insert DVD disc into the optical drive on PC or navigate ISO file or DVD folder from HDD through ‘+Add’ button, or simply drag & drop it onto the main UI. 

how-to-extract-audios-from-dvds-in-2017:2. How to Rip Audio from DVD with DVDFab DVD Ripper

Step 2: Select one audio profile and customize output audio

Select your desired audio profile from the profile library. You can rip audio (like MP3) from DVD. Then tab ‘Wrench’ and ‘Pencil’ icon (for Advanced Settings and Video Edit) to set audio parameters such as codec, sample rate, channels, bit rate and volume. Besides, you can choose to split chapters to rip.

how-to-extract-audios-from-dvds-in-2017:2. How to Rip Audio from DVD with DVDFab DVD Ripper

Step 3: Start to rip audio from DVD

Set file directory to save the output audio on HDD or mobile, even share the converted audio onto social network such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo. Once done, tab ‘Start’ button to wait for the ripping process and check the real-time progress. You can cancel the task of extracting audio from DVD anytime as you want to, set PC to automatically shut down, exit program, hibernate or do nothing when the task is done. More importantly, ‘GPU Hardware Acceleration’ will speed up the whole conversion.

how-to-extract-audios-from-dvds-in-2017:2. How to Rip Audio from DVD with DVDFab DVD Ripper

The above-mentioned steps are how to rip audio from DVD fast and well. In a nutshell, DVDFab DVD Ripping software has the ability to rip audio from DVD that can be playable on all devices such as smartphones, tablets, game consoles, 3D devices and TV boxes. You can playback the converted audio whenever and wherever possible.


Now you have understood what to choose from an ocean of DVD Ripper programs to rip audio from DVD with fast speed and nice quality. Anyway, if you are unhappy with the quality of converted audio, you can edit audio with professional audio editing tool, DVDFab Toolkit.