May 182018

The HTC Vive is the cream of the crop when it comes to VR headsets. It features an OLED display with a 2160 x 1200 resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. It features precision tracking with 32 headset sensors and 360-degree motion tracking, so every subtle movement is picked up from the machine. Its stunning visual presents a 110-degree field of view, enough to cover even your peripheral vision.

Assume that you have a bunch of DVD collection, ever thought of watching funny DVD movies on HTC Vive to create true theater entertainment at home instead of going to cinema? If so, just read on to learn how to enjoy DVD medias on HTC Vive with a smooth workflow.

Frankly, HTC Vive does not include a drive for playing DVDs. That’s to say, in order to watch your favorite DVD movies on HTC Vive, you need to rip and convert DVD to a fully compatible format with the HTC Vive. There is a large number of DVD Ripping software available to help you convert DVD videos if you want to play them on HTC Vive although, but they are vary and may make you become confused about which one to choose. On this case, I highly recommend you adopt aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which is a specialist in coping with various issues related to Blu-ray/DVD-conversion.

It can help you rip DVD to HTC Vive highly supported MP4 video files with high output video quality and fast ripping speed. What’s more, it can output side-by-side and top-to-bottom 3D formats for you. The equivalent Mac version is aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which can rip DVD movies to HTC Vive on Mac OS X (High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included).

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How to rip DVD movies for playback on HTC Vive?


Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and run aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper as the professional DVD to HTC Vive Converter. Click the “Load Disc” button on top left corner to Load DVD movies to it. Double click the video, you can preview the movie in the right side. Apart from DVD disc, you can also use the program to rip DVD folder and ISO, IFO image file.

DVD to HTC Vive Converter - Load DVD movies

Step 2. Select a suitable output video format

As we mentioned above, HTC Vive supports MP4, AVI, etc format. You can click the “Profile” bar and choose one from “HD Video” category. If you want to play 3D movie with HTC Vive , you can choose an output format from “3D Video” profile list.

Rip DVD to MP4/AVI for HTC Vive playback

Step 3. Video encoding settings

Click the “Settings” button to modify the video/audio parameters. For common videos, 1280×720 HD resolution and 5 Mb/s video bitrate are recommended. 1920×1080 compressed side-by-side 3D should be resampled to 1920×540 resolution full side-by-side resolution.

Step 4. Start DVD to HTV Vive conversion

Click on the “Convert” button to rip DVD to MP4/AVI for HTC Vive playback with original quality preserving. The conversion takes a few minutes, if you don’t have time to wait, you can choose “Shut down computer after conversion”. Then your computer will be turned off automatically after the conversion is finished.

After conversion, you can click “Open Folder” button to locate the output .mp4 or .avi videos. Then you can transfer and play videos on your HTC Vive.


Besides DVDs, the aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which can rip all the newest even region-locked Blu-ray and work in 4K/SD/HD video, TV shows and music dramas. It can accept H.265, MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, ASF, etc and then change them to 3D SBS MP4/MKV/MOV for HTC Vive.