The whole point of ripping DVD into WMV format is to watch it on a device that isn't connect to a DVD player or DVD disc. You rip the DVD for storage on USB hard drive/flash drive so as to playback on TV or projector screen conveniently; you convert DVD movies to WMV to watch DVD movies on stylish Xbox One, Zune, ZEN, PS4 or Surface Pro when you're on the train or trip; the digital WMV copy of DVD makes your DVD contents to video-sharing website become possible. Or copy a DVD on Mac to WMV to allow the disc to be customized in your video editing software.
If it is the case, you need a DVD ripper to do the conversion stuff. How about Handbrake and MacTheRipper? They are both free and Mac compatible software. Yes, if you use them to rip non-protected DVD to WMV, they won't let you down. Providing you plan to utilize them to convert protected DVD on Mac, you have to look somewhere else. Professional MacX DVD Ripper Pro may be what you need, doing well in both homemade DVDs and commercial DVDs on Mac.
Smart Ripper for Smart You: Convert DVD (Homemade/Protected) to WMV
MacX DVD Ripper Pro always keeps users in mind, unceasingly striving to solve users problems in DVD ripping. To let users rip any DVD discs to WMV on Mac, it constantly updates to catch up the latest protections at a frequency of 1-2 weeks. Now, you're allowed to convert DVD video to WMV on Mac with whatever type of DVDs, be it commercial protected DVDs, 99-title DVDs, Disney/Sony DVDs, Lionsgate DVDs, workout DVDs, AV (Japanese) DVDs, yoga DVDs, damaged/unplayable DVDs, homemade DVDs, etc.
And its updated DVD analysis algorithm can help you rip DVD to formats like WMV, MP4, H264, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV, Microsoft device, Xbox One, PS4, Zune, iPhone iPad Android, etc. with no trouble of Disney 60GB oversized file, wrong title from 99-title DVDs, not ripping whole DVD movie, the resulting picture scrambled, etc.
How to Rip DVD to WMV on Mac without DVD Ripping Problems
Step 1: Import DVD movie.
Free download this DVD ripper to WMV on Mac and fire it up. Click "DVD" to load your DVD disc (ISO image & DVD Folder also accepted as input formats).
Step 2: Select WMV as Output Format.
To convert a disc to WMV on Mac, choose "WMV" from PC General Video profile or directly tick "Xbox One", "PS4" from Microsoft/Sony Devices.
Step 3: Start to Convert DVD to WMV on Mac.
Hit "RUN" button to begin to backup a DVD in format WMV on Mac. Only 5 mins and you can get your whole DVD movie converted to WMV on Mac. Of course, the precondition is that your computer configuration is state of the art. BTW, this three simple steps also are available to convert DVD to H264, DVD to HD video, DVD to Computer, etc.
Overview of Smart DVD Ripper from MacXDVD
|Supported Platform||macOS Leopard - macOS Big Sur|
|Input Files||The latest encrypted DVD, 99-title DVD, Disney DRM protected DVD, Lionsgate DVD, CSS protected DVD, region 1-6, Sony ArccOS, Commercial DVD, workout DVD, AV (Japanese) DVD, yoga DVD, fitness DVD, damaged/unplayable DVD, ISO image, DVDmedia, non-protected DVD|
|Output Formats||General Output Format: DVD ISO image, MPEG-2 (DVD), MKV, MP4, QT, MOV, M4V, FLV, H.264, MPEG4, AVI XviD/DivX, MTS, TS, M2TS, etc.
Apple Devices: iPhone 12/11/X/8/7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S and older iPhones; iPad 7, iPad Air 4, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 and older iPads; iPod Touch, The new Apple TV, Apple TV 3, iTunes, iDVD, iMovie, Final Cut Pro.
Android Devices: General Mobile Video, HTC, Samsung Galaxy (S20), Google Mobile, Huawei Mobile, Acer Mobile, Lenovo Mobile, Amazon Fire phone, General Android Pad Video, HTC Jetstream, Samsung Galaxy Tab (Note 10.1 2014 Edition), Amazon Kindle Fire, etc.
Microsoft Device: Microsoft WP8 Pad (Nokia Lumia 2520, Microsoft Surface Pro 3/2), WP8 Mobile, Xbox, XBox One, Zune, Surface
Sony Device: PSP, PS3, PS4, PS5, PS Vita, Xperia XZ/Z5/Z4/C4/M4/X Compact
Other Devices: Chromecast, Blackberry, Nokia, PDA, ZEN
Audio and Other: MP3, AAC, AC3, PNG
|Pros||1. Support 1:1 rip DVD to WMV on latest macOS Sierra.
2. Update constantly to decode all newest DVDs, 99-title DVD, Disney DVD, etc.
3. 350+ preset profiles for the latest Apple Android devices with optimal parameters.
4. World's first Mac DVD ripper to adopt Intel QSV CPU acceleration tech to speed up DVD conversion up to 250-320 FPS, 3 times faster than Handbrake and MacTheRipper.
|Cons||1. Unable to burn DVD.
2. Currently not cover Blu-ray disc and CD as input formats.
3. DVD movie editing features need to get improved.