Cinavia is a digital rights management protection that is first seen on Blu-ray, but nowadays Cinavia is increasingly found on DVDs as well. If you play a DVD copy which contains Cinavia watermark on a device that can recognize the Cinavia signal, the DVD movie will be muted after approximately twenty minutes. So how to fix this problem? Just remove the Cinavia on the DVD!

DVDFab DVD Cinavia Removal is an excellent Cinavia removal tool that can remove Cinavia from DVD permanently. It can work with DVDFab DVD Copy to make Cinavia-free DVD copies. Now let’s have a look at how to remove Cinavia on DVD.

Step 1: Choose Full Disc/Main Movie mode

Run DVDFab 12, go to Copy module and choose Full Disc/Main Movie mode.

Step 2: Load the source

Insert the disc and DVDFab will load it automatically. If the source is ISO file/folder, you can load it by clicking the “add” button or dragging and dropping it to the main interface directly.

Step 3: Select the Cinavia protected audio track

Click the drop-down list under “Audio” tab to make sure the Cinavia protected audio track is checked and there is a slash across the Cinavia logo. Then you can click the “Advanced Settings” button to choose the output as DVD 9 or DVD 5. For Full Disc mode, you should go to the Advanced Settings panel to make sure the “Remove Cinavia” option is selected.

Step 4: Select an output directory

Navigate to the bottom of the main interface to select a directory: to select your optical drive as the directory from the drop-down list box is to copy the DVD to a disc; to select a directory by clicking the “folder” icon is to save the output as a DVD folder; to select a directory by clicking the “image” icon is to save the Cinavia-free DVD as an ISO image file.

Step 5: Start the removal process

Click the “Start” button to start the process of removing Cinavia.

After a while, you can get a DVD copy which is free of Cinavia. This tip talks about DVD Cinavia removal, but if you want to remove Cinavia from Blu-ray, you can have a look at the tip How to Remove Cinavia on Blu-ray.


If you choose to copy the Blu-ray to a blank disc, you will be promoted to insert a blank DVD disc to your drive during the copy process. Just do as the instruction says.

Click here to find the list of DVDs supported now by DVDFab DVD Cinavia Removal.