Backup DVD to Hard Drive

Backup DVD

Backup DVD allows you migrating to modern data storage. Handy Backup is a perfect example of backup to DVD software, allowing using the dedicated “DVD” plug-in up to the Handy Backup 7.x.x (32-bit) version. Try it as a 30-day free trial solution, with all functions and features!

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Version 8.3.2, built on October 6, 2021
112 MB


Compatibility and Obtaining of DVD Backup Software

Compatibility and Obtaining of DVD Backup Software

Our product is designed for Windows 10/8/7/Vista and Windows Server 2016/2012/2008. It can also serve as DVD data backup software for different distributives of OS Linux. Note that the last version that supports backup on DVA is Handy Backup 7! In the current Handy Backup 8, this is no such plug-in!

Installing a 32-bit Version of Handy Backup

After running the installation process, please select the “32-bit” mode in the Installation Wizard screen. Note that the installer automatically selects an appropriate version for your system; if you do not force the change from 64-bit to the 32-bit solution, you will not obtain a DVD backup software plug-in!

 Installing a 32-bit Version of Handy Backup

DVD Backup Features

Support for Different Types of Optical Discs

Support for Different Types of Optical Discs

Handy Backup supports backup DVD discs of all kinds including DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW. When you select CD/DVD/Blu-ray, the program automatically detects the type of optical media and uses it. It is also true when selecting backup to CD or DVD; you do not need to set up a disc type.

Back up Everything: From Files to HDD Images and Server Apps

Back up Everything: From Files to HDD Images and Server Apps

You can back up individual documents, hard disk images, system files, SQL databases, and much more - depending on the edition you use (and yes, you can perform DVD data backup for any data source).

Compression, Encryption and Other Options

Compression, Encryption and Other Options

To store DVD data backup in the most efficient way, you can use compression, encryption, and other options. You can also run other software before or after a task, e.g. a batch RAW converter when you backup photos to DVD.

Recommended Solution

Handy Backup Standard

Version 8.3.2, built on October 6, 2021. 112 MB
Backup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.

Handy Backup Standard 7

The Standard edition for a single home PC can replace backup on DVD with all modern data storage technologies, including cloud backup and scheduling online data copying.

Recording Backup to DVD

Recording Backup to DVD

To backup files to DVD, make sure your computer is equipped with a DVD-R drive. Our software supports all types of CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs and the respective burning devices.

Tip. When backing up large files to several DVDs, be sure to number them, since you will have to insert them in order during the restoration. (This also applies to recording backup to CD disks and any other removable media.)


How to Backup DVD Collection with Handy Backup

It is easy. To use Handy Backup as DVD data backup software, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Create a new backup task, please.
  2. Select CD/DVD/Blu-ray from the Local or Network Drive group as backup source on Step 2.
  3. Click “Next” and select a new backup location (for example, backup DVD to hard drive) as backup destination on Step 3.
 How to Backup to DVD
  1. Now you can choose between the four types of backup: full, incremental, differential and mixed full/differential techniques. Best backup to DVD allows you to skip files already backed up:
  • Full backup merely copies selected data to DVD disc.
  • Incremental backup copies changes since previous full or incremental backup.
  • Differential backup copies only changes since the most recent full backup.
  • Mixed backup makes a copy of your data, and then perform several differential backups. After reaching a preset quantity of repeating backups or a predefined time interval, it will make a new full backup, repeating all cycle again.

  1. Other steps are optional: you can enable compression, encryption, scheduling, etc.

That is all you need to do to backup DVD!

Caveat! When you decide to backup commercial DVD, please consider all matters of legality of this action. If it is prohibited by law (which is true in most cases), we recommend to take no backup actions unless you have or get some permissions to do it (such as a right to backup DVD for your own use)!

FAQ: Transfer Your Backup DVD to ISO or Separate Data


Here are the most common questions and answers about backup on DVD.


Question (Q): How I can backup DVD to HDD?

Answer (A): You can backup DVD to ISO images and then save these images to a hard drive or other media.


Q: Can I backup encrypted DVD with Handy Backup?

A: No, it is illegal. The exception is when Handy Backup was make this particular encrypted DVD by itself.


Q: How I can backup DVD video?

A: These are also matters of legality. Technically, you can backup DVD to MP4 or make an ISO file image.


Q: Why I must ever consider to backup DVD collection to another place?

A: DVD are obsolete now. Most PC of 20’s have no ever a slot for a DVD drive. Please consider another media to store your crucial data nowadays.


Q: Which media can replace backup on DVD in Handy Backup?

A: Current version of Handy Backup supports local and network drives, shared folders, USB external drives, FTP, SFTP and FTPS protocols, access to private and commercial clouds via S3 and WebDAV interfaces, as well as popular online storage such as OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox and Amazon S3.


Switch from Backup to CD or DVD!

Switch from Backup to CD or DVD

Because of overall progress in data storage technologies, we strongly recommend to change your backup on DVD practices to use modern, reliable and very controllable storage types, such as clouds, external drives and fast SSD, to replace backup plan DVD with newer, much more convenient methods.

Free Download

Version 8.3.2, built on October 6, 2021
112 MB

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