Tablet is a good kind of portable device to watch movies on the go with high resolution and bigger screen than smartphone. If you also want one to play video, just get a Microsoft Surface Book. The new released Microsoft Surface Book is a top of the range and very powerful tablet computer with a 3000 x 2000 resolution display and 128GB or 256GB SSD storage with a SD card slot in addition to that. And it has two USB 3.0 ports that gives you fast speed to transfer movies to Microsoft Surface Book.
Of course, as a tablet, even Microsoft Surface Book can give you better video enjoyment experience, it still can’t allow you play DVD movies directly. The reason is simple: Microsoft Surface Book doesn’t have DVD drive. To play DVD movie on Microsoft Surface Book, you need to use a DVD Ripper to extract the main title of DVD video to Microsoft Surface Book supported digital file, like MP4.
After read many top DVD Ripper reviews, we finally determine to use Pavtube ByteCopy <review> to rip DVD and convert the format to MP4 for Microsoft Surface Book. This best DVD Ripper can easily remove the copy protection of DVD and save the content to MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, H.265, etc video. Especially, if you have a video player on Microsoft Surface Book that can play MKV files, you can convert DVD to lossless MKV with Pavtube ByteCopy.
You can adjust the video size, codec, bitrate, frame rate and audio channel, codec, sample rate, etc to get better DVD playback on Microsoft Surface Book. If you are using Mac, please use the equivalent Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to copy DVD to Microsoft Surface Book. It supports the newest Mac OS X El Capitan system.
Free download and install:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/bytecopy/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-ByteCopy/3000-7970_4-76158512.html
How to Copy and Play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface Book?
Step 1. Load DVD
Click “File” in top left corner and then follow “Load from disc” to import DVD movie. If you got DVD ISO images, DVD IFO files, and DVD folders on your computer, just follow “File” ＞ “Load from folder” or “File” ＞ “Load IFO/ISO.
Step 2. Choose MP4 as output format for Surface Book
Surface Book can absolutely play MP4 files, so just go to the output format list to choose “Windows” ＞ “Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4).” This output video can be used on Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 5.
If you want lossless MKV format, please navigate to “Multi-track Video” > “Lossless MKV”
Step 3. Adjust audio and video settings for Surface Book (Optional)
Check the technical specifications of Surface Book. And go to “Profile Settings” screen to adjust audio and video settings like size/resolution, frame rate, sample rate and bitrate to match your Surface Book, which will maximize your enjoyment on the fabulous tablet.
Step 4. Rip DVD to Surface Book
Set an output folder to save the converted DVD movie and then hit the “Convert” button to start conversion from DVD to Surface Book.
Step 5. Copy DVD to Surface Book.
There are multiple ways for you to put the converted DVD movie to Microsoft Surface Book.
a. OneDrive (formerly called SkyDrive, Microsoft cloud service)
b. Connect to a network computer
c. Use USB flash drive or memory card
This way is so easy, right? By removing the copy protection and shift format, you can successfully play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface Book.
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