DVDmate User Guide


As the most popular DVD converter program, DVDmate could convert DVD to video or audio files by extracting audio files out of DVD movies in different formats. Apart from the basic DVD to video and DVD to audio conversion, this DVD ripper allows users to edit and create 3D movie as well. Built-in with the powerful video editing features, it works as a practical video editor for users to customize DVD movies.

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Brief Introduction

With DVDmate, ripping and copying DVD would be a piece of cake. At the same time, the 2D DVD to 3D video converter assists you to create 3D movies out of 2D DVD movies in different 3D effects. Other wonderful bonus features like subtitles and audio tracks selecting, media downloading/sharing/playing, GIF making, are also provided as extra functions in DVDmate. Your DVD movie experience can be much escalated at will with this application.

Part 1: Trial Version vs. Full Version

DVDmate is available both in paid and trial version.

Trial Version vs. Full Version

Trial Version Limitations:

The trial version is provided free of cost while an upgrade to the full version requires payment of some fee. You can try out our software before making any investment.

Ripping limit: For the trial version users, you can only convert 1/3rd of the DVD with the trial version.
Playing limit: There is a image watermark from Dimo that is added to your source DVD for previewing with the trial version.
No technical support provided: For trial version users, no technical support is provided.

Full Version Benefits:

With full version of DVDmate, you will enjoy the complete benefits include:

No ripping limit: You can rip any DVD with no length limitation.
No playing limit:
You can preview any DVD with no watermark limitation.
Complete technical support: You will get the complete technical support and upgrade from Dimo for lifetime.

Part 2: User-interface

DVDmate: Get Started




Step 1: Import source DVD movie

Download, install and launch DVDmate. You can click the "Add DVD" button to import source DVD files. You can choose DVD subtitle and audio from source DVD movies, preview the DVD movie with the built-in player and snap screenshots as you like.

Add dvd

Step 2: Profile settings

To enter the profile panel, click the right drop-down box. You could select a proper output format to convert DVD to video on this panel. Based on your target player or device, choose the format you need to convert to.

choose MP4 format

Tip: You can click the "Settings" option to enter the profile settings panel to adjust video and audio parameters of output file, including: Video Codec, Audio Codec, Video Size, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio, etc.

MP4 settings

Step 3. Set output directory

Then click "..." to set output directory and other settings as you like.

Step 4. Convert DVD to video/device

When you are done with the settings, click "Start" button to start converting DVD to desired video/device. Wait until the conversion is done. You are free to cancel it any minute.

Copy DVD main title

Step 1: Launch DVDmate

Download, install and open DVDmate.

Step 2: Import DVD to computer

The next step is to import inserted DVD to computer from DVD-ROM and make the appropriate settings.

insert DVD

Step 3. Load DVD to Software

To load DVD movies, you can click "Add DVD" icon at the top of the interface.


Step 4: Choose Copy Mode

Click "Format > Video" and "COPY TITLE" as output format.

copy DVD title

Step 5. Set output directory

Set output directory to save the final results by clicking "...".

Step 6. Copy DVD main title

Check the title you need to copy and click the "Start" button to start copying your selected DVD title and you will get .vob as output.

Backup DVD to folder

By choosing "Add DVD > Copy DVD Disc to Folder" , selecting your DVD disc name, confirm and then click "Start", you are ale to backup DVD to Video_ts folder without quality loss.

backup DVD to Video_ts folder


Download online movie/music

If you want to download video and music files from the internet, you can copy the video/audio link and paste it onto the address bar.



DVDmate provides 5 useful video editing modes for you to customize DVD movies: Trim, Adjust, Watermark, Effect, 3D. To enter the editing panel, select a DVD title first, and then click the "Edit" icon to call out the video editing window.

Trim video length

Under Trim section, you may split the DVD video or extract a clip from the DVD source by setting Start Time and End Time frames, or dragging the twin limiters Set as Start Time and Set as End Time while playing the DVD video.

trim video

Adjust video size

If you want to remove the black margins of DVD movies, try to crop the video clip. Directly adjust the dot frame on the left Original Preview window. If necessary, you may rotate video for special angle of view here. And you can check to activate and set contrast, saturation, brightness, etc. by directly dragging the progress bar to get the effect you need too.

crop video size

Chang video effect

In Effect section, you may choose "Denoise", "Sharpnese", "Deinterlace", and "Vignette" special video effect to satisfy your requirement. Press "OK" to confirm it.

change effect

Add text watermark

Enter Watermark tab, then you are free to add text watermark. Plus, you could customize the parameters of watermark, like text font size, position, according to your own requirement.

add text watermark

Apply 3D Effect

Since 3D movie has become a trend, DVDmate can play the role of a 3D creator as well. On the DVD video editing panel, users can convert common 2D DVD to 3D video for playback on various 3D players like 3D HDTV, 3D smartphone, 3D game console. Open 3D tab on the editing panel and select 3D Mode from Red/Blue, Left-right, Top-bottom for 3D movie effect adding, according to the device you use. You can get an instant preview of selected 3D effect with the built-in player.



Cast Video to Devices/TVs

DVDmate has a outstanding advantage. That is you can cast the converted video to your iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet/Phone, TV by the "Media Server" feature.

Tip:Keep your device and PC in same network and download OR code for sharing.

Step 1: Open DVDmate

The first step is to install and launch DVDmate.

Step 2: Choose "Media Server" and locate source files

Click on "Media Server" icon at the top of the interface and choose the source folder to locate by pressing "Browse...". Then click "Share". Your IP and Port will be detected automatically, and you will get a QR code.


Step 3: Scan the resulted OR code for sharing

Use your iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablet to scan the QR code then you can play the video directly by clicking it from the playlist without needing to transfer the media to devices via USB. For TV users, you can write http://IP:PORT like "" (without quotation marks) to the address bar of your browser for sharing your media files.