How to Record Audio from DVD as MP3 (Protected & Unprotected)

How to Record Audio from DVD as MP3 (Protected & Unprotected)

If you want to extract sounds from DVD movies, you can use a DVD ripper to rip DVD to MP3 format. However, you can rip the entire DVD movie into MP3 audio only. To get more flexibilities, you can record audio from DVD instead. By using an audio recorder, you can extract any audio clip from DVD with ease. By the way, you can record and download other audio streams from online and offline sources as well. Whatever, this article will show you how to record MP3 audio from a DVD on your computer. Just read and follow.

Record Audio from DVD

Record Audio from DVD

Part 1: How to Record Audio from Any DVD

It is AnyMP4 Screen Recorder that allows users to record and extract audio from MP4 as MP3, AAC or other popular audio formats. The program can record the streaming audio from a DVD disc directly. Thus, you can record DVD audio with the original quality. If you want to record the entire audio tracks from DVD, you can set a scheduled task. As a result, the DVD recorder will start and stop recording audio from DVD video automatically.

Step 1: Launch AnyMP4 Screen Recorder after the installation. Click Audio Recorder to extract audio from DVD as MP3.

Choose Audio Recorder

Step 2: To get the system audio only on a DVD, turn on System Sound. If you want to add your commentary, you can turn on Microphone as well.

Audio Microphone Sound

Step 3: Click REC to start recording MP3 audio from DVD. You can also use hotkeys to record DVD audio as well.

Start Recording Audio

Step 4: When the DVD audio recording process ends, click Play to pre-listen the audio file. Later, you can change the audio length with the built-in audio trimmer.

Preview Audio

Step 5: At last, click Save to record and download audio from DVD as MP3 format. You can manage and share the digitalized DVD audio files in the Recording History window.

All Recorded Audio Files

Part 2: Top 3 Audio Recorders to Extract Audio from DVD

There are also other alternative DVD audio recorders in the market. You can use the following tools to record and extract audio from DVD for free on your computer.

Top 1: Audacity

Audacity is a free and open source audio recorder. You can record audio from DVD with Audacity for free on multiplatform. You can split into different DVD soundtracks for further editing within Audacity. But the interface of Audacity is not friendly to beginners. You still need to install some plugins to explore more features.

Audacity

Top 2: HandBrake

HandBrake is an open source audio converter for desktop users. You can convert DVD to MP3 audio with HandBrake on Windows and Mac for free. Moreover, you can adjust the audio output settings within HandBrake. However, HandBrake is a little confusing. The first time you use HandBrake to convert DVD audio, you may spend a lot of time on the complicated interface.

Handbrake

Top 3: Free Sound Recorder

Free Sound Recorder is a free choice for Windows users. You can record DVD audio as MP3 with high quality. The recorded DVD sound can be saved as MP3, WMA, WAV or OGG formats. But Free Sound Recorder contains malware. You need to be careful while installing Free Sound Recorder for DVD audio recording.

Free Sound Recorder

Part 3: FAQs of Recording Audio from DVD

Can you rip a DVD with Windows Media Player?

No. But you can extract audio from CD by using Windows Media Player.

Is it legal to record audio from a DVD that you buy?

In some regions, like US, it is still illegal to rip copyrighted DVD for personal use. But if you don’t reproduce it or make money from it, it does not matter a lot. In a word, you shouldn’t share or post DVD recordings.

Can you extract audio from all DVD discs?

It depends. You can use AnyMP4 Screen Recorder to record unprotected and protected DVD audio as MP3. But if you rip audio from DVD with Audacity, HandBrake or Free Sound Recorder, you can convert unprotected DVD to MP3 audio only.

All in all, you can record audio from DVD with the above tools. Remember not to upload those audio tracks to online platforms publicly. It is also not allowed to sell those digitalized copies. You can only listen those DVD audio files offline on your phone or computer.

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