DVD43 4.6.0

4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 (459 votes)


Windows 7/2000/Vista/XP / Freeware / 4,849,965 downloads

DVD43 is a free DVD decrypter that runs in the background and decrypts DVDs on the fly. It will decrypt (unlock) a movie DVD so that your copy program can read it. It is a pure decrypter, it does not alter the image of the original DVD and will not remove copy protection (other than CSS encryption) added to the DVD. If the DVD structure is non standard or the DVD contains bad sectors, your copy program needs to take care of that.

Reviews of DVD43

  1. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 4.6.0 (May 18, 2016)

    It is much easier for DRM to be relatively impervious in 64-bit Windows. DVD43 came up with this stopgap method buy I believe DirectShow now operates as a kernel mode API and so video cannot be sampled off a DVD like original DVD43 did so well.

    Anyhow, here's their link to the best effort: http://www.free-codecs.c...?d=5753&s=136&r= . This is DVD43 v1.0.0.5 and it's old. Make sure you are burning with "burnproof" and/or "simulate mode" on first, or just do a dry run before each title with a DVD-RW.

    Judy Smith | Tech Support

  2. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 4.6.0 (Aug 23, 2013)

    dvd43 rocks

  3. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 4.6.0 (Aug 22, 2013)

    good stuff

  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 4.6.0 (Oct 31, 2010)

    when everything fails, try isoBustor also

  5. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 4.6.0 (May 18, 2010)

    way past overdue for a update whats with that???????

Discuss DVD43

  1. Mar 10, 2010 - 2:10 PM

    For all those having a problem with DVD43, try ANY DVD, at slysoft.com.

    This is not free, but it works on 64 bit and has regular updates available.

    I have both a 32 bit and a 64 bit. I use dvd43 on one and ANY DVD on the 64.


  2. Nov 27, 2009 - 8:30 PM

    anyone know when dvd43 will be able to be used with windows 7 64 bit system i just bought a new computer i'm running 1 click dvd copy pro on my old one would like to transfer to the new one

  3. Nov 22, 2009 - 12:51 PM

    During Boot I receive the message that DVD43 is not installed properly. Please reinstall. I did and I keep getting the same message. The tray icon is gray. I moved from a P4 to i7-920 on Asus P6T MB running Windows XP Home (32 bit). I read the DVD43 help where it says that it doesn't work with 64 bit s/w but does that mean it won't work with new MBs or what?
    Point me in the right direction PLEASE.

  4. Oct 23, 2009 - 10:46 AM

    I am trying to backup Transformers 2. I downloaded dvd 43 4.5 and it only copies part of the movies...What can I do to back up my movie

  5. Jul 21, 2009 - 11:28 AM

    Can anyone help. I am trying to download and run dvd43. I am having trouble removing two file that are stopping me from installing the new program of dvd43. I am being told that windows wants permission to remove these files. How do i do this. HELP

  6. Jun 17, 2009 - 1:49 PM

    A fine piece of software!
    Is there a version for Linux?
    I like to have this in my NMT (PCH), this is much less hassle than anyDVD!

  7. Jun 2, 2009 - 4:30 PM

    I was told that if you run it in compatability mode that it would work fine with Vista. I haven't tried it yet because I am waiting for my new machine with Vista on it.

    Anyone tried this

  8. May 11, 2009 - 11:04 AM
  9. May 11, 2009 - 10:51 AM

    Thanks for the program. It's helped me a lot in setting up my media server. However, the last two new releases I purchased locked up my computer during a copy transfer to my hard drive. I tried your program on an XP machine and a Vista 32 machine and it locks up on both. The DVDs play fine normally. In all cases I show the green smiley face. Is this something new in the newer releases?


  10. May 5, 2009 - 9:51 AM

    I keep getting this error message: DVD43 "The driver is inactive or not installed properly. please reinstall DVD43 to enable dvd driver". I have uninstalled and reinstalled but keep getting the same error. I have Vista 32 bit and have used DVD 43 for years and just now having this problem. Any advice on how to fix it would be great!

  11. Apr 25, 2009 - 12:36 PM

    I recently had to reinstall Windows XP. I have used DVD43 in the past without incident so I downloaded version 4.40. This morning when I turned on my PC I got a message stating " a serious error had occurred" and the source was caused by DVD43's DVD43LLH.SYS file. I rebooted and everything appears to be o.k. for the moment. Has anyone else had this error message? How concerned should I be? Do the DVD43 folks have a comment or fix? I would appreciate any info. Thanks


  12. Apr 9, 2009 - 6:00 PM

    Have just downloaded DVD FAB 5 and used the Platinum version (free for 30 days). Worked beautifully on my Vista 64 bit system. I would have preferred DVD 43, but not available in a 64 bit version.
    I will have to pay in 30 days for FAB 5 Platinum, but it's worth it. Too bad that DVD43 wouldn't develop a Vista 64 bit version.

  13. Mar 23, 2009 - 4:28 AM

    I have a question!
    I used dvd43 for a long time now and it works perfectly!
    But now I have a Sony laptop which has a Mashusita DVD drive and here it does not work.
    The regular balloons come up saying that everything is okay but then the drive says it can not play the DVD due to region incompatability!
    Cab anyone help?

  14. Feb 22, 2009 - 11:46 AM

    Will DVD43 be revised to run on Vista (64 bit) anytime soon?