Fix DVD Shrink Not Working Error on Windows 10

DVD Shrink is still a pretty well received freeware for DVD backup. A simple user-friendly interface facilitates easy use of the software without any issues. DVD shrink manual and guide which can be accessed after obtaining a membership, provides step by step procedure detailing the use of DVD Shrink software. With the newest update of 01/01/2017, DVD Shrink still has difficulties in running DVD Shrink on Windows 10.

To verify this, we did some testings on running DVD Shrink on Windows 10. As a result, it could work on our Windows 10 PC but couldn’t detect some unencrypted and encrypted DVDs corretly. How to fix this? Take it easy. This post will show you why you can’t use DVD Shrink on Windows 10 and introduce a DVD Shrink alternative for DVD ripping/backup on Windows 10.


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What DVD Shrink 2017 main new features added in the software?

  1. Playback of DVD and various video Files are possible.
  2. Which includes Full screen viewing also.
  3. Conversion of DVD Video Files any to any format available now.
  4. Conversion of individual files in DVD Video added.It will allow you to convert only the Main Movie and avoid the additional features and trailers included.
  5. Conversion speed also very fast and less time consuming compared to similar applications available in the market. Minor software bugs fixed.

New Features Added in the last Update of 01/01/2017:

A. Dvd Shrink will open and work now also with any: avi, mpeg, mpg, vob, m2ts, mts, rm, rmvb, vob,
wmv, asf, flv, mov, qt, mp4, mpeg4, ogm, 3gp, asx, wma, m1v, m2v files and
it will able to convert video files to avi, mpeg4, zune, iPod, android, 3gp, psp, quick time, flv, windowsmedia.
B. In DVD Conversion : Android format added. Conversion quality improved too.
C. Blu ray dvd conversion added and dvd burning engine available also.
D. New Burn engine, faster and more robust,capable of: Burning Data, Audio, Video, ISO, Bur images of any CD,DVD and Blue-Ray

From our DVD Shrink test on Windows 10, it cannot rip any content, both protected and unprotected. Therefore, we suggest you to explore a DVD Shrink alternative for Windows 10 to copy DVDs without DVD Shrink stopped working error.

Best DVD Shrink Alternative for Windows 10

Here, Pavtube BDMagic is powerful software absolutely to replace DVD Shrink Free for DVD copying even has more functions than DVD Shrink. This DVD Shrink Alternative is easy to use which can compress DVD-9 to DVD-5, copy DVD to DVD folder or ISO image file with perfect quality. Read the review.

Note: Pavtube BDMagic is highly recommended as one of the best BD/DVD disc handling tools on the market, integrates disc backing up and ripping skills to make it standout. The equivalent Mac version is Pavtube BDMagic for Mac. If you want to watch DVD movies on your portable devices on the go, you can turn to Pavtube DVDAid and Pavtube DVDAid for Mac, which can help you rip commercial encrypted DVD movies to all popular video formats, such as MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG, etc.

Best DVD Shrink Alternative key features on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 etc


  • Rip latest copy-protected Blu-ray and DVD to Android/Apple/Windows Device
  • Convert BD/DVD to formats like MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI, etc
  • Full Disc Copy Blu-ray/DVD and Directly Copy BD/DVD main movie
  • Convert 3D/2D Blu-ray discs to 3D files in format of MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, WMV, etc
  • Customize Blu-ray/DVD with built-in video editor

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How To Use DVD Shrink Alternative To Rip DVD On Windows 10?

1. Download the DVD Shrink Alternative on Windows or Mac.
2. Import original DVD disc, file or folder after install and launch it.
3. Select the destination folder.
4. Choose an output format.
5. Click button “Convert” to rip your DVD to computer hard drive.

Tips: Comparison of Top 5 Free/Paid Alternatives to DVD Shrink

DVD Shrink Alternatives Handbrake Pavtube ByteCopy Pavtube BDMagic Pavtube DVDAid Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate
Supported OS Win/Mac Win/Mac Win/Mac Win/Mac Win/Mac
Supported DVD
Protected DVD Need MakeMKV Y Y Y Y
Unprotected DVD Y Y Y Y Y
DVD Copying Function
Entire Copy DVD N Y Y Y Y
Directly Copy DVD N Y Y Y Y
DVD Ripping Features
DVD to MP4 Y Y Y Y Y
DVD to H.265 N Y Y Y Y
DVD to lossless MKV N Y N N N
DVD to Multi-track MP4/MOV N Y N N N
Edit DVD N Y Y Y Y
Batch Conversion N Y Y Y Y

Of course, there are many other excellent DVD Rippers (Free DVD Rippers for Mac) that allow you replace DVD Shrink to copy and convert DVD on Windows 10 or on Mac.

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