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MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition Guide – How to Rip DVD to MP4, MOV, M4V, MP3, iTunes, Apple TV, etc on macOS

MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition is the best free DVD ripper for Mac that is designed to backup commercial DVD and homemade DVD smoothly and easy. It helps to rip DVD to iTunes, Apple TV, MP4, MOV, M4V, MP3, AAC and AC3 for playback on iPhone, iPad, and other mobile devices. Boasting unique DVD analysis technology, this Mac free DVD ripper continuously updates to support decrypting DVDs with the latest copy protections such as Fast 8, Beauty and the Beast, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Wonder Woman, etc. This guide will show you how to use MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition to rip DVDs to popular video formats on Mac OS X, as well as other bonus features you will like on this free DVD ripper for Mac.

How to Use MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition

How to rip DVD to MOV, MP4, MP3, etc for iTunes, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, etc with this Free DVD ripper for Mac?

How to rip DVD to iTunes, Apple TV, MP4, MOV, etc on Mac OS using MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition? The following will show you a step-by-step guide to complete the DVD ripping tasks. First, download and install MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition.

Step 1. Import DVD Movie. Run free Mac DVD ripper, load DVD by clicking "DVD Disc", ISO image by clicking "ISO Image" or DVD folder by clicking "Folder".

Step 2: Choose the Output Format. Choose the output format from the drop-down list. Here we take ripping DVD to MP4 for instance. Go Mac General Video -> MP4(MPEG4) or MP4(H.264). Then click "Done" button.

Step 3: Select Output Folder. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

1. To improve the output video quality, you can select "High Quality Engine". If your original video is interleaving video, select "Deinterlacing" and the Advanced De-interlace Accelerator can convert it to progressive scanning video with much clearer image.
2. You can also set the CPU core use to enhance the conversion speed. When you encounter problem during the conversion, select safe mode to have a try.
3. Choose "Safe Mode" to smooth the conversion process. But the DVD ripping under Safe Mode takes a little more time than normal mode.

Step 4: Start Conversion. After finishing the above steps, click the "RUN" button to start DVD ripping on Mac OS, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.


How to Rip DVD with the Latest Copy Protection Measures?

Most DVDs are encrypted with DVD Copy Protections and come with 99 titles. MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition support ripping DVD movies of all types of copy protections put in place by DVD publishers. It removes CSS encryption, Sony ARccOS, RCE region protection, UOPs, as well as Disney new DVD copy protections and helps to choose the correct title for you before DVD ripping.

You can also choose DVD title manually (Optional).

1. Play the DVD movies first with DVD player software. When it comes to main content of the movie, please check the DVD title and record the title number.
2. Find the title number you record and tick it.
3. Select your targeted video/device and destination folder. You are good to go!

Tips: This Mac free DVD ripper can detect the correct title, so that you can rip DVD from the main movie content in correct order without choosing the DVD title manually. Just follow the 4 steps mentioned above if you want to rip protected DVD to MP4, MOV, MP3, iTunes, Apple TV, etc.


Crop Frame Size, Remove Black Bars, Change Aspect Ratio to Better Fit Your Mobile Device

Select "Edit" tab of the DVD movie to be ripped, click "Enable Crop" button and adjust your video's aspect ratio to Full Screen, 16:9, 4:3, 1:1 to better fit your gadget. Or you can cut off unwanted area and remove black bars by dragging the resizable handle and frame. Once you finish your setting, press "Done" to confirm.


Trim Video to Get Favorite Segment

Select "Edit" button, the submenu Trim window allows you to adjust the duration of the video segment by dragging the left or right bar under the video preview windows or modify the "Start Time" and "End time" with values directly.


Choose Subtitle Track and Language, Add External Subtitle to the Movie

Select "Edit" tab of the video need to convert, click "Enable subtitle" button to add built-in subtitle tracks to the video or you can load an external subtitle file (.srt) to the movie. If you don't have a subtitle file yet, go to to search and download one for free.


Bonus Features to Adjust Parameter Setting, Merge Several Titles, Edit File Name, Extract Picture.

1. Button 1 allows to select several titles and click "Merge titles" to combine them into one.

2. Button 2 "SET TAG" lets you edit the file name as you want.

3. Button 3 enables you to adjust frame rate, resolution, bite rate, audio channel, etc according to your advanced need.

4. Button 4 permits you to take picture appearing in the movie and store as PNG.

Uninstall MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition

Sometimes you might need to uninstall the MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition. Here we provide the exact steps to remove the software on Mac platform.

Step 1: Find the folder containing MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition.

Step 2: Drag the software to the Trash icon in the Dock. You'll need administrative rights if it's installed in your Applications folder.

Step 3: Remove MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition software from your Dock, simply drag it out of Dock with your mouse.