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How to Convert DVD Video_TS Folder to MP4 on Mac and PC

Here are the scenarios:
I have a DVD folder of a series that I'd like to convert Video_TS to MP4, so that I may watch it on my Xbox 360. However, each video in the folder has 2 subtitle tracks. I'd like to convert these and hardsub the second subtitle track. I'm running OSX 10.8.3 on a MacBook Air (1.8GHz Core i5 + 8GB RAM). 

Using Mac The Ripper I have ripped a number of my own DVDs onto my HD, now I'm trying to convert Video_TS folder but only get "CSS Encryption, Disc cannot be copied". AFAIK Mac The Ripper was supposed to remove CSS Encryption, but now I have 20+ Video_TS folders that are kind of useless. Is there any way to remove the encryption while it is still a Video_TS folder?

Part 1: Best Video_TS to MP4 Converter Program

Like the scenarios mentioned above, the conversion from DVD Video_TS to MP4 may be done in vain for a variety of reasons. And here, we will give a thorough solution to convert Video_TS to MP4 with ease via an awesome DVD ripper for Mac, ready for your diverse needs, whether you want to make your video accessible to portable devices like iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox 360, MP4 player, Android tablets and others or you have to edit the video using Final Cut Pro or iMovie.

1.1 MacX DVD Ripper Pro

To change the format from DVD Video_TS to MP4, MacX DVD Ripper Pro fits the bill, which makes perfect-quality backup of all your DVDs, ISO images and DVD Video_TS folders using on your computer hard drive and convert entire Video_TS to MP4 single file or other mainstream formats like Video_TS to MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, VOB, etc at 36X faster. Standing out from the rivals in the market doesn't merely lies in its DVD backup performance, it out-performs other Video_TS converters with intuitive interface, a wide range of supported multimedia file types, a massive set of profiles ready for phones and tablets, the unique DVD copy protection bypass trait and other awesome features as below:

1.2 How to Convert DVD Video_TS Folder to MP4 on Mac and PC

Below given are the step by step instructions to convert Video_TS to MP4 using the Video_TS to MP4 converter. Primarily, you need to free download, install and run MacX DVD Ripper Pro on your Mac (El Capitan/macOS Sierra) or PC (Windows 10).

Step 1: Load DVD Video_TS Folder
Load the Video_TS you'd like to convert by hitting the DVD Folder button on the main interface. Or you can simply drag and drop the Video_TS folder in the program from your computer. 

Note 1: For the Video_TS folder that is copy protected, the program can automatically choose the right title number from the 99 titles.
Note 2: The DVD ripper also support batch conversion, that means you can import more than one DVD Video_TS folder at once.

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Step 2: Choose Output Format MP4
Once you want to encode your DVD Video_TS folder to MP4, here you can select the format from the drop-down list. Go to the Output Profile Category -> Mac General Video -> MP4 Video.

Tip: If you want to convert Video_TS for specific device, like iPhone, iPad or Android, you can directly go to the Device Profile to choose your preferred output format without needing to adjust the parameter settings.

Step 3: Choose the Target Folder
Hit "Browse" button to save the destination folder of the converted DVD folder. Here please check "Safe Mode" box for smoothly conversion in case your Video_TS folder is encrypted.

Step 4: Start Video_TS to MP4 Conversion
Tap "RUN" button to begin the task to convert DVD to MP4 format within a few minutes.

FYI: If you are just hunting for a 100% free Video_TS to MP4 converter without any plug-in, adware, malware or virus, you can just try the safe, satble and free Mac DVD ripper MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition, which also enables to convert Video_TS folder to .mp4 format without costing you a penny.

Part 2: Dig Deeper of DVD Video_TS Folder

1.1 What is Video_TS
The Video_TS folder is used for containing all the DVD's video data and playback information. A typical Video_TS folder contains 3 major files as follows:

VIDEO_TS.VOB: VOB is the main part of the data present in DVD, packaging video, audio data, subtitles and other information.
VIDEO_TS.IFO: The file stores control and playback information for the entire DVD, e.g information about subtitles, audio tracks, number of volumes, table of titles, etc. 
VIDEO_TS.BUP: It is the backup copy of Video_TS.IFO file, part of Video Manager. 

1.2 How to Play Video_TS File on Mac and Windows
If you need to enjoy Video_TS folder on your computer. Here are two ways for your reference.

1) Use Video_TS Player:
There are many DVD players that enables to play DVD Video_TS folder on Windows and Mac easily. You can try 5KPlayer, KMPlayer, VLC, or so.
2) Convert Video_TS to Mac/PC Supported Format:
Besides utilizing media player to solve the Video_TS playback problem, you can also count on a DVD Ripper that can convert Video_TS to MP4 or other format playable on Mac QuickTime player or Windows media player.

As you converted Video_TS to MP4 files, you are also allowed to transfer videos from Mac to iPhone iPad with the help of MacX MediaTrans. It features at auto converting iPhone iPad compatible or incompatible formats videos to iPhone iPad iPod devices during the process of transferring. Here checks the guide on how to transfer videos from Mac to iPhone

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Best Video_TS to MP4 Converter

MacX DVD Ripper Pro is able to painlessly convert Video_TS to MP4 file or other mainstream formats like Video_TS to AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, etc at 36X faster.

• Rip protected DVDs: Support class and new DVDs with Disney Fake, Sony ARccOS, CSS, Region Code, etc.
• DVD backup: Copy DVDs to ISO image or a single MPEG-2 file; Copy movie DVD to ISO image or a single MPEG-2 file;
• Rip DVD to iPhone iPad Android devices: Able to rip and convert DVD to iPhone 6S/6 (Plus), iPad mini 4/Air 2, iPod, iMovie, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, etc.
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