Playback Shrinked DVD Folder on VLC Media Player

How to Playback DVD Folder on Hard Drive with VLC Media Player?


VLC media player is an open source, free software media player written by the VideoLAN project. VLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats. VLC used to stand for VideoLAN Client, but that meaning is now deprecated. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License. It is one of the most platform-independent players available, with versions for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BeOS, Syllable, BSD, MorphOS, Solaris and Sharp Zaurus. VLC media player can be downloaded from

After copying DVD to hard drive as DVD folder with Any DVD Shrink, you can use VLC Media Player to play the DVD folder without any DVD player. The video quality is just as the same as playing on DVD Player. Follow the steps below and you can enjoy DVD folder on hard drive.

1. Open VLC Media Player.

VLC Media Player can play DVD folder on hard drive. It's a free media player.

2. Click Menu "Media --> Open Folder".

Open DVD folder on hard drive with VLC Media Player. DVD folder is copied from DVD to hard drive by DVDSmith Movie Backup.

3. Browse the DVD folder copied by DVDSmith on your hard drive and click OK.

DVDSmith, a free DVD copying tool, copies DVD to hard drive as DVD folder.

4. VLC Media Player will start to play the DVD folder on hard drive. Enjoy the DVD movie now!

VLC Media Player plays DVD folder on hard drive which is copied by DVDSmith Movie Backup.


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