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Daniusoft Media Converter Ultimate

By Terry Currier
March 2010

If you need to make a legal backup of any of your DVDs the Daniusoft Media Converter Ultimate is a good place to start. It does not really copy them, it does a rip of the disc and converts it into a wealth of different formats. Some of the examples it can rip and convert to are: iPod, iPhone, Xbox, Xbox 360, PSP, PS3, BlackBerry, Window Mobile device, even 3GP. Although I did try the 3Gp2 on my cell phone I really would not recommend staring at a 2” cell phone screen for more than a half an hour. Other common formats include: MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPG, FLV, SWF, VOB, MOV, ASF, and many more. There are over 50 formats it will convert to.

My grandson loves to watch animated movies. He also likes to watch our vacation movies, since he is in them. Unfortunately he also likes to take out the disc from the holders put his finger prints all over them, and has rubbed them together. I’ve learned to put them on Verbatim VideoGard disc which are 40 time more scratch resistant. Keeping them backed up on the hard drive in high quality MP4 format is perfect since it also saves space. 

I was really impress with all of what the program can do, and it does it fast too. Besides movies you can remove DRM from most music downloads. Their tech support is good, getting back to you usually within 24 hours. 

The Daniusoft Media Converter Ultimate has 5 independent function units, DRM Removal; DVD Ripper; DVD burner; Media Converter; Media transfer are built into a single program. It can not only rip the video it can transfer it directly (if connected to the PC) to another device such as an iPod. It won’t copy the disc, but you can copy the content to your hard drive. From there it can create a DVD from the content. You are limited to about 1.5 hours you can fit onto a disc, in low quality.

If you want to rip an episode DVD such as a TV series each episode will be a separate file. It works great to help you keep up on your TV shows. Just convert a recorded show over to whatever portable format you need. I converted a one hour 10Gb HD TV show down to a 433Mb MP4 file. Converting it to 3GP2 for my cell phone it takes only about 60Mb. Which is almost nothing when you consider the 4Gb micro SD card I just brought for $12.

I can even choose which chapters to exclude, so the mother-in-law does not “have” to be in the saved video, shhhh don't tell my wife.

Daniusoft Media Converter Ultimate is $59.95. If you don’t need the ability to create a DVD, or copy direct to another device the Daniusoft Media Converter Pro at $39.95 is a bargain. The Daniusoft Video Converter will help you convert videos to all the different formats for $35.95.

Their Daniusoft DVD Ripper not only rips DVDs, but can also separate an audio track from DVD file. It do video cropping, or trimming by setting the start time and end time. You can also adjust picture quality by changing Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Volume. Create special effects by switching output video to Gray, Emboss, Negative, and Old Film.

System Requirements

Supported O.S.

Windows XP / Vista or Windows 7  32- or 64bit


1GHz or above Intel or AMD CPU

Free Hard Drive Space

1Gb (depending on how much you do)


512Mb or more

Review was done on a computer with Windows 7 64-bit, and 4Gb of RAM.


Opening interface


choose which chapters to use


types of output


types of output


DVD burnier


quality of output


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