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How to Use DVD Ripper for Mac

How to Rip and Convert home DVD on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion)

DVD Ripper for Mac is a professional DVD ripping tool specially designed for Mac user. With this Mac DVD Ripper, you can rip DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, video formats and MP3, WMA, M4A audio formats. This step-by-step guide will show you how to use DVD Ripper for Mac to get all these done.

Step 1: Load DVD

Simply drag and drop the DVD disc icon on the desktop to this program, or go to "File" menu, select "Load DVD" to load the DVD movies to start. (CSS protected and unprotected DVDs are supported.) After you load DVD, you could preview the movie on the right side of the main interface.

load dvd

Tips: This smart program will automatically load the main feature of DVD movie without DVD menu. If you want to load the whole DVD, you can go to 'DVD Ripper --> Preferences --> Advanced', select 'All titles' from 'Load Contents in a DVD' dropdown list.

Step 2: Set output format

Select a proper output format from the drop-down list of "Format" for the selected file and rename the output file. This smart Mac DVD Ripper provides optimized presets for pop multimedia devices like iPod, iPhone, iPad, PSP, Apple TV, Mobile Phone and Apple Software like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, as well as the pop video & audio formats. You can easily find the right format you need.

set output format

Tips: Click "Options..." to customize the output file, say, set a lower bit to compress the video, select a proper resolution for a better visual experience on your device.

advanced settings

Step 3: Start to rip DVD

After all necessary settings, simply click "" button to start to rip DVD movie on Mac. And you can preview the progress of the conversion and select the action after conversion like sleep or shut down the computer.

Part 2: How to Edit DVD Video on Mac

DVD Ripper for Mac embraces multiple editing functions which can fully fulfill your needs to get a better visual enjoyment or create your personalized video. Select a video file you want to edit and simply move the pointer to the thumbnail of it.

edit video

1. Trim clips

Select "Trimming" and the trimming window will show up. Simply move the sliders to set or type in the start time and end time to get the video clips.


2. Crop frame size

Select "Cropping" and the cropping window will show up. Draw the frame or move the sliders to retain the part you want. You can also set the aspect ratio as Keep Original, Full Screen, 16:9 or 4:3.


3. Add effects

Select "Video Adjustments" and the video adjustments will show up. Adjust the video effect like brightness, contrast, saturation and add special effects like Emboss, Old film or Gray to personalize your videos. And you can click "Apply to All" to apply all these settings to all video files.

video adjustments

That's it! Cool app makes your videos cooler. If you have many DVDs and you want to transfer DVD movies to portable devices for playback, try DVD Ripper for Mac right now.