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If you happen to have a great pile of DVD discs, it would be good idea to make digital copies of the cherished DVDs to protect the physical ones safe in box. Unhappily, there are always some problems happening during DVD copy process. For instance:

When backup some old DVDs, my DVD decrypter only can reach 75% and cannot go ahead any longer due to the bad sector errors on DVD. How could I fix DVD with bad sector or Is any better ripping tool I can choose?

I has some brand new DVDs and when I tried to copy them (for legal use, I own them), I keep getting told they all have bad sectors. why? Is there any solution to copy DVD with bad sector?

What Caused Bad Sectors on DVD?

Bad sectors, as the name suggests, are parts of a disk that cannot be used and read. Generally, bad sectors on DVD include both natural and artificial bad sectors. To be specific, the natural bad sector is caused by physical damage like severe scratches, while the artificial bad sector arises from certain man-made measure that is purposely embedded into the DVDs as a form of copy protection, like Sony SRccOS, which could prevent DVD player from access and make some common DVD copy software stumbled during DVD copy.

Solution to Fix Bad Sector on DVD and Copy DVD with Bad Sector

Bothered by the bad sector error when copying DVD? Wonna know how to fix bad sector error on DVD and copy DVD with bad sector smoothly? Take it easy. If you suffer from the bad sector error during DVD backup, you could check whether your DVD disc is intact first. If the DVD is scratched, you can wipe it with a microfiber cloth or clean it with rubbing alcohol, window cleaner or a DVD cleaning kit. If nothing changed after that, it shows that bad sector error stems from the copy protection embedded, and then you have to find some other DVD copy software for help.

Actually, to backup DVD with bad sector would be an easy task if you have a right DVD copy software like MacX DVD Ripper Pro, which can rip DVD with bad sector easily and fix bad sector on DVD during backup process. If the bad sector is irreparable, it would automatically skip the unusable part to guarantee smooth DVD playback afterwards. More strikingly, this sound DVD decrypt copy software can bypass any DVD copy protection measures put by the film publishers effortlessly, no matter the Sony ARccOS protection, Disney copy protection, region code or general CSS. Below is the tutorial about how to copy a DVD on a Mac.

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How to Rip Copy Protected DVD without Read Error with MacX DVD Ripper Pro

Step 1: Load DVD Movies.
Free download, install and run this DVD copy software on Mac and import the DVD you want to backup by hitting "DVD Disc" button or "DVD Path" button.

PS: For Windows user, you can head over to the Windows DVD copy software to copy and rip DVD with bad sector on your PC.

Step 2: Choose Output Profile.
In the automatically pop-up profile window, directly go to "DVD Backup" column and choose one DVD backup model. There are four DVD backup modes provided: copy main title content, copy full title, clone DVD to ISO image and backup DVD to MKV video. To perfectly copy DVD with bad sector, it is suggested to choose "clone DVD to ISO image" here, so that you can burn the copied content to a new blank DVD.

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How to decrypt protected DVD on Mac (MacBook)

Tips:
1. The "CPU Core Use" option on the main interface enables you to make full use of CPU so as to copy DVD with bad sector more quickly.
2. You can also choose "Use High Quality Engine" or set "Deinterlacing" to make the video quality of the copied movie as good as the original. Thus, the output DVD movie quality is even higher than the one produced by DVD video recorder.

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

Step 4: Start copying DVD with Bad Sector.
Click "RUN" to start to backup DVD with bad sector on your Mac computer. You can also view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

More than a professional DVD copy software, MacX DVD Ripper Pro is also a mighty DVD ripper having admirable ability to convert DVD to MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, etc, and rip DVD to iPhone 7/7 +/6S/6, iPhone SE, iPad Air, iPad Mini 4, Android, HTC, Surface, PSP and more with blistering speed and intact quality.

Note: The software developer calls for decrypting or ripping DVD under the concept of Fair Use and does not encourage any illegal reproduction or distribution of copyrighted content. Please abide by the local DVD copyright law before doing it.

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MacX DVD Ripper Pro is able to painlessly rip any encrypted DVDs from Disney, Paramount, Universal, Warner Bros etc by removing all the DVD copy protections.

• DRM revomal: Remove and decrypt the latest Disney new X-project copy protection, as well as Sony ARccOS, CSS, Region Code, etc.
• DVD backup: Copy DVDs to ISO image or a single MPEG-2 file; copy DVD movie 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/6S Plus, iPad mini 4/Air 2, iPod, iMovie, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, etc.
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