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DVD decoder

DVD decoder, generally speaking, is third party software to ensure you to have a smooth DVD playback after the DVD decoding process. And in most cases, a sound DVD decrypter has the following three functions:

It decodes the DVD movies to MPEG-2 files acceptable to the majority of DVD players.
It provides the must-have DVD codecs to your certain DVD players that lack such codec pack.
It unlocks the copyright protections from DVD and decodes DVD to MP4, MOV, MKV, etc. digital formats.

Generally, when you purchase a DVD player for your PC or Mac, it comes along with a DVD decoder. But chances are that you buy a second-hand computer or a renovated one without DVD decrypter. Then what is your plan?

Part 1- Free Download DVD Decoder for MacBook/iMac for DVD Playback on Mac OS X

Section 1 - Standalone DVD Decrypter for Mac

Good news comes to Mac users that there is a self-contained DVD decoder called MacX DVD Ripper Pro available to decode DVD to MPEG-2 files or ISO image with 1:1 quality, as well as decrypt DVD movies to MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV, VOB, AVCHD, etc. digital formats after removing DVD copyright protections like CSS, Region Code, RCE, UOPs, Sony ARccOS, Disney newest DRM, etc. Owning it, you can free play DVD movies on 2016 new MacBook, iMac 4K/5K Retina with QuickTime player, VLC player or 5KPlayer without any third party or codec installation.

Now, if you wanna bring this top DVD decoder back home as gift for your kids or grandsons, you can take action cuz MacX DVD Ripper Pro is under big discount and offers you free license code for registration. Now-or-never change, go ahead!

DVD decoder for Mac

Step 2. Load DVD Movies or DVD Folder.
Free download DVD decoder on Mac and run it. Click "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button to import the DVD movie you want to decrypt to MPEG-2 file.

Step 2. Choose MPEG-2 file as Output format.
On the pop-up window, pick out "Main Title Content Copy" or "Full Title Copy" from "DVD Backup" profile to make a digital copy of DVD to MPEG-2 file. And you're also allowed to decrypt DVD to digital formats or mobile device (iPhone iPad Android) with 350+ profiles offered.

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

Step 4: Press "RUN" button to Begin to Decode DVD.
With the powerful DVD decoding feature, this Mac DVD ripper yet decoder will start to decrypt and rip DVD on Mac OS X after a mouse click on "RUN" button. And the whole process will be finished with 36X real time speed.

More Usages After DVD Decoding and Decrypting
After the DVD decoding and decrypting on Mac, you have several choices on how to use decrypted DVD movies. Playback DVD movies on Mac computer or transfer DVD movies to iPhone iPad mobile devices. If you're itching to watch DVD movies on iPhone iPad during the trip or on the fly, MacX MediaTrans can be a great aid, letting you transfer DVD movies from Mac to iPhone iPad iPod with any modle at full speed. Even though your DVD movies are formated with MKV AVI FLV VOB, this versatile DVD movie transfer can still successfully sync DVD movies to iOS devices without any external help (built-in with video conversion feature).

Notice: We only advocates using this DVD decoder to decode DVDs 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.

Section 2 - DVD Player for Mac to Play DVD without DVD Decoder

For some older MacBook or iMac, there is a DVD drive port for you to insert DVD disc and directly playback DVD on Mac computer. And if you do have an older MacBook or iMac, then you can consider to decode DVD and play movies on Mac without DVD decoder, but a solid DVD player. The recommendable Mac DVD player is the world-renowned 5KPlayer, which enables you to free play DVD on MacBook or iMac without any codec pack installation or DVD decoding stuff. Any DVD disc, protected by CSS, Region Code 1-6, UOPs, Disney or Sony, etc., can be playable with this ultra HD video player.

play DVD without DVD decoder

Step 1: Free download and launch this Mac free DVD player.

Step 2: Import the DVD disc by double clicks the file to play or find out the DVD files and then right click to choose "Open with" → 5KPlayer.

Tips: during the DVD movie playback, if you are interested in the DVD movie soundtracks, you can also apply this DVD player freeware to free download movie soundtracks from YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo, Soundcloud, etc. 300+ music video sites in batch with splitting speed. 

Part 2- Free Download DVD Decoder for Windows PC for DVD Playback on Windows

Compared with Mac users, obviously Windows users have more choices on this point. See there is even a free DVD decrypter for Windows PC users. Now let's have a brief look at those amazing DVD decoder software for Windows.

DVD decoder for Windows

Section 1 - Free DVD Decrypter for DVD Decrypting on Windows PC

Here introduces a 100% free DVD decoder for Windows users, if not for all, named DVD Decoder Pack. It's designed as a plug-in for Windows Media Player when it comes to decode DVD movies. The key features of this DVD decoder lie in three aspects: codec installation; drive and audio-video synchronization.

The first and the last one might be much easier for you to understand. So I have no need to explain too much. I just elaborate "drive" for you. This feature means the free DVD decrypter itself has a built-in player that supports playing videos in MPEG-2 and 5.1-channel Dolby Digital files, even a wide selection of VGA cards included. Only one deficiency of this free DVD decoder is that it's only compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, not all the Windows version.

Section 2 - Free DVD Player for Windows to Play DVD without DVD Decoder

VLC for DVD decoding

Windows based Windows Media Player needs a DVD decoder to accomplish DVD decryption and playback task while there is still another top DVD player able to decode and play DVD without DVD decrypter's help on all the Windows (10/8/7) versions. That is VLC media player.

As the world's famous free DVD player, VLC is definitely worth a try. It works seamlessly to decode DVD for playback with MPEG-2 files, DVD disc, VOB files, Video_TS folder, as well as video formats, incl. MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, etc. without any DVD decoder plug-ins needed. If you encounter the VLC video subtitles not sync problem or video audio out of sync, calm down, here are the solutions.

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Free Download DVD Decoder & Decrypter to Decrypt DVD on Mac

MacX DVD Ripper Pro is able to decode DVD to MPEG-2 files or ISO image with 1:1 quality, as well as decrypt DVD movies to MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV, VOB, etc.

• All-conquering DVD Decrypter: 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; backup DVD with original video/audio quality in a few minutes.
• Rip DVD to iPhone iPad Android devices: Able to rip DVD to iPhone 7 (Plus)/6, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4/Air 2, iMovie, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge/Note 4, etc.
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