Are you still seeking for free DVD ripper for Mac to backup and rip your DVD collections to the format of your choice, like DVD to MP4, MOV, FLV, MPEG, H.264, etc, so that you can store your DVD in safe from any damage or enjoy DVD movies on your portable devices on the go. Here we listed three of the most popular free Mac DVD ripper software for you to choose the one which most suitable for you.
They are MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition, HandBrake and MacTheRipper respectively. Many people may hear of that Handbrake is an open source DVD ripping software and MacTheRipper is a widely used free DVD ripper for Mac OS. Then what is MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition? Below we provide an overview for each of them for you to better know what they work as.
MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition is not famous as HandBrake or MacTheRipper at present. But it still worth your attention, even more. It is an innovative yet DVD ripper for Mac work under Mac OS X, designed with a handy of options for you to ripping DVD free to multiple output video and audio formats, beyond Handbrake and MacTheRipper. This free Mac DVD ripper enables you to rip both homemade and protected DVDs by removing the DVD copy protections, such as CSS encryption, RCE region protections, ARccOS copy protection, even rip Disney encrypted DVDs for you to backup your legally-purchased DVDs on Mac computer.
It supports ripping DVD to MP4, DVD to MOV, DVD to FLV, DVD to MPEG, DVD to iTunes videos, thus you can enjoy DVD movies by your iPhone, iPod, iPad, Mac computer, QuickTime, iTunes, even upload them to sharing with your friends. Flexible parameter settings and advanced functions will assist you to make stylish videos by clipping video segment, remove subtitles, change video size, etc. Multi-core CPU and hyper threading technology will ensure you the fastest speed yet without losing any output quality, thanks to the high quality engine. MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition makes it the go-to Mac version of apps like DVD Shrink or DVDFab.
Handbrake is an open source DVD ripper which can only convert DVD's to MP4 and MKV, with support for iPhone, iPods, PSPs, Apple TVs, PS3s. But it only can rip standard DVDs that can be played by your DVD player if without the help of third party software, VLC media player, not the mention the Disney new copy protections. In addition it is not stable, sometimes even crash. And if you would like to upload a commercial or home-made DVD movie to youtube.com video sharing website or to your web page or blog, HandBrake can't help at all. MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition would be the HandBrake alternative to solve this problem.
MacTheRipper can breaks copy protection and rips DVD content, but it doesn't encode its rips to other formats. It just rips the DVD menu and all to your hard drive in VOB file. It also needs a third party software to convert VOB to other formats. So if you would like to rip DVD directly to the format you desire, you’d better to take a look at MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition.
Then how to rip DVD with MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition? The guide below will show you how easy it is to rip DVD to MP4, FLV, MOV, etc free on Mac OS with this Free DVD ripper.
Step 1. Add files
Download and run MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition, click "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button to import the DVD files.
Step 2. Choose Output Formats
Select the output format as you wish, like DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MOV, DVD to iTunes, etc.
Step 3. Choose Output Folder
Click "Browse" button in output setting area and select a destination folder to save your converted video.
Step 4. Start Ripping
Click "Start" to start the conversion. You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.
For those who would like to rip DVD to more output formats with advanced functions, MacX DVD Ripper Pro would help you. Besides, it also features the functions of making 1:1 DVD copy to a single MPEG2 files with original audio and video quality.