Difference between U Disc and USB Flash Drive: Backup DVD to U Disc
In the daily life, many people just can’t tell U Disc from USB Flash Drive since the similar shape. Therefore, you can see many question about this : “How does a U-Disk compare to a USB flash drive?” in makeuseof.com and answer.yahoo.com. Here, the article will compare U Disc to USB Flash Drive and shows you how to utilize your U Disc by backing up DVD to U Disc.
What is a U Disc?
An U Disc, also USB Hard Disc Drive, is a data storage device used for storing and retrievingdigital information using one or more rigid (“hard”) rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. U Disc is an external drive that has an actual harddrive inside and therefore can store more data.
Learn more: Backup Blu-ray to U Disc for MP018 Full HD Media Player
What is USB Flash Drive?
A USB flash drive, also known under a variety of other names,[a] is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface. USB flash drives are typically removable and rewritable, and physically much smaller than an optical disc. USB flash drives are often used for the same purposes for which floppy disks or CDs were used, i.e., for storage, data back-up and transfer of computer files.
Difference between U Disc and USB Flash Drive
An U Disc is bigger than USB Flash Drive while Flash drives are normally faster than actual harddrives because there are no moving(or spinning) parts involved which significantly increases access times.
How to Backup DVD to U Disc?
Ripping DVD to U Disc can make you enjoy DVD movies directly on TV and some multimedia players. But this need a DVD Ripper. You can use Handbrake if your DVD has no copy protection. Otherwise, you need to turn to a Handbrake Alternative.
Here, I recommend you Pavtube DVDAid. As the top of DVD Rippers, Pavtube DVDAid can rip and backup any commercial and region-locked DVD to U Disc in MP4, M3UB, H.265, MOV, MKV, AVI, easily. It allows you to adjust video bitrate and resolution to decide the output video size for storing more DVD movies on U Disc.
For Mac users, please turn to Pavtube DVDAid for Mac which has updated to support Mac OS X El Capitan. Pavtube DVDAid can’t rip Blu-ray. So if you want to backup Blu-ray to U Disc/USB Flash Drive, please read >> How to Rip Blu-ray to U Disc?
Free download and install:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/dvd_ripper/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-DVDAid/3000-7970_4-76158510.html
Step 1: Import DVD to the program
Insert your DVD disc into computer and then launch the DVD to H.264 Converter. Click “Load” button to load the movies out of DVD discs. You can also import DVD folder by “Load form folder”.
Step 2: Specify target format
Navigate to “Format” > “Common Video” > “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” as the target format. This format can be accepted by nearly all portable devices,multimedia players and game consoles, like Xbox One.
Tips: If you have special requirements on target video, click “Settings” to reset video size, bitrate, frame rate and sample rate.
Step 3: Start converting DVD to H.264 MP4
Click the big red “Convert” button and DVD to H.264 MP4 conversion begins. When it is finished, open output folder and locate the created H.264 MP4 video.
Then you can locate the generated MP4 video in output folder and transfer the ripped DVD movies to U Disc. Now, you can enjoy your DVD movies via U Disc on U Disc-enabled devices.
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