Table of Contents

1. Part 1: Extract Audio with the Best DVD Audio Extractor

2. Part 2: Free Alternatives to the DVDFab DVD Ripper

3. Summary

4. Extension: How to Copy DVD to Blu-ray?


People may have different reasons for wanting to extract audio files from DVDs, 4K videos, or even premium UHD movies. Whatever the reason may be, there are quite a couple of handy DVD audio extractor software that can help out.


Some good apps and online tools can allow you to rip audio from movies or videos. Nevertheless, the process of extracting audio from video files is seamless when you use an advanced, reliable DVD audio extractor software.


This article lists the best (pro) software solution to extract audio from any video file and its best free alternatives, as well as explains how to rip audio from DVDs.


1. Part 1: Extract Audio with the Best DVD Audio Extractor


1. DVDFab DVD Ripper


DVDFab DVD Ripper is the top best DVD ripping software you will find at the moment. It is packed with a bunch of handy features and assures of lossless DVD ripping. Interestingly, DVDFab DVD Ripper can accept different DVD formats and rip them into diverse video or audio output formats. More interestingly, this software supports an Artificial Intelligence add-on – Enlarger AI. The add-on is sold separately, and it is capable of upscaling output videos up to 300%, up to 4k quality.


Using DVDFab DVD Ripper, you can create movies that would playback on any media player device/software or even your home theater. The distinctively-designed profile library on DVDFab DVD Ripper makes it easy for you to pick a format and rip DVD quickly.


With an active internet connection (on your computer) DVDFab DVD Ripper will automatically lookup and download your Movie/TV show's metadata, as well as sync it immediately. You can manually search for the DVD's metadata.


Using DVDFab DVD Ripper as a DVD audio extractor


DVDFab DVD Ripper can perfectly rip only the audio in your DVD losslessly. This is possible when you select an audio format as the output profile; plus, the process is swift and easy. You can rely on this software as an ideal alternative to conventional HDMI audio extractor devices (hardware). Below is a detailed guide on how to rip audio from DVD.


First step:



Download and install DVDFab DVD Ripper software on your Windows or MacBook computer. Subsequently, launch the DVDFab 11 app on your PC and click on the “Ripper” module. On the DVD Ripper module, there are quite a lot of ways to upload your DVD movie. By simply inserting the DVD into your PC's DVD Rom, DVDFab DVD Ripper will detect and automatically load the disc.


Alternatively, you can import DVD folders or ISO files saved on your local storage, and finally, you could drag n drop a DVD folder to the interface.


Second step:


Now that your DVD is loaded to the DVD Ripper interface click the dropdown box beside "choose other titles" button to select an audio output format.


On the output profile tab, click the "Format" button and then "Audio" from the left pane. Now, you can choose your preferred audio format from the list. There are quite a variety of audio formats supported by DVDFab DVD Ripper.


Third step:


At the bottom area, click the dropdown box and select where to save the audio file extracted from your DVD. You can directly save the audio file to your mobile smartphone if you installed DVDFab Remote app (the official DVDFab 11 mobile app for Android and iOS ).


When you're done choosing a folder for the extracted audio, click the green “Start” button to trigger the audio extraction process.


What more?


DVDFab DVD Ripper is a freemium application – it is only free over a free-trial period. It would require you to buy a license to continue using the app at the expiration of the trial period. Hence, you may want to consider some alternative DVD audio extractor solutions.


However, it is important to know that DVDFab DVD Ripper assures lossless audio extraction; the quality of the extracted DVD audio will remain untouched. In contrast, when you use these free tools listed below, the DVD audio quality will definitely downslide.


Part 2: Free Alternatives to the DVDFab DVD Ripper


1. Using VLC Media Player


VLC Media Player is totally free, and it supports some advanced features that allow one to convert/rip DVDs. Using VLC, you can possibly extract audio files from DVD. The media player supports ripping DVDs to popular audio formats such as MP3, OGG, FLAC, and CD. You can rely on this player as a free alternative DVD audio extractor solution if you skip the DVDFab DVD Ripper, which is arguably the top best you can get.


Steps to Extract Audios from DVD:



  • Download and install VLC Media Player on your computer

  • Launch the software and load your DVD

  • While the DVD is playing, press CTRL + R to launch the "Open Media" box.

  • Toggle to the DVD tab and look to the bottom of the box

  • Click the “dropdown” arrow beside “Convert/Save” and choose “Convert (ALT + O)”

  • On the profile option, click the dropdown box and select any of the supported “Audio Formats” you see.



  • Click the settings icon if you wish to customize the audio codec(s)

  • Choose a destination folder where the extracted DVD audio will be saved.

  • Click “Start” and wait for the ripping process to complete


Note : the audio quality may be low; VLC does not guarantee lossless audio extraction from DVDs or Blu-ray discs.


2. DVD Audio Extractor


DVD Audio Extractor is quite an intuitive cross-platform solution that lets you extract audio files from DVD. It can be a perfect alternative to getting an expensive HDMI audio extractor and can also be a considerable alternative to DVDFab DVD Ripper.


This software is capable of ripping and extracting audio from different DVDs and save the resulting file as OGG, MP3, Wave or FLAC. Interestingly, this DVD audio extractor supports batch conversions.


How to use DVD Audio Extractor



  • Download and install the software from the developer's website- https//www.dvdae.com/dvdae

  • Launch and load your DVD movie

  • Select the chapters you wish to extract the audio files

  • Choose an audio format.

  • Configure the audio settings (optional) and choose an output folder

  • Click the “Next” button to start extracting audio from your DVD


Also, this software does not guarantee lossless conversions, and it supports limited audio formats.


3. Summary


This article has listed the best solutions that would help you rip audios from DVD videos. All the software apps on this post are reliable to use across platforms. However, DVDFab DVD Ripper remains the best option overall.


4. Extension: How to Copy DVD to Blu-ray?


Let's say you want to copy your DVD movie to Blu-ray format for one reason or another, that's very possible. With DVDFab DVD copy software, you can quickly copy and upscale DVD movies to Blu-ray in simple steps.


The DVDFab DVD Copy software is so far the best AI-Powered DVD copy software available for Mac and Windows PC users. It works with DVDFab Enlarger AI technology to enhance video images up to 300% using smart color correction and neural network algorithms.


More so, DVDFab DVD Copy can be used to clone or burn DVDs; it is a vast DVD software solution and assures of "NO QUALITY LOSS." You can also use DVDFab DVD Copy to copy copy-protected DVDs, thanks to the Cinavia Removal Solution (sold separately).