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Handbrake Alternative for Mac: Rip DVD on Mac OS Mojave

Let's face it. Although Handbrake has been updated to the latest v1.0.7, something unhappy will happen to you if you want to rip DVD on Mac Mojave with Handbrake, because this version does not keep abreast of the OS X Mojave. Frankly, there is a way out. You can seek for an alternative to Handbrake for Mac Mojave to settle the issue.

Among a myriad of Handbrake equivalents, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, a regularly updated Mac DVD ripper running on macOS Mojave perfectly, stands out attributing to its prominent DVD ripping features, easiness and fastness. Compared with the open-source Handbrake that only can convert DVD to MP4 and MKV formats, this Handbrake alternative for Mac Mojave supports more output formats including MP4, M4V, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, etc. (180+ video audio formats)

What's more, for those commercial DVDs, Handbrake only works with the aid of VLC media player. But the Handbrake alternative for Mac Mojave acts as both DVD ripper software and a DVD decrypter that circumvent all kinds of copy protection schemes, no matter the normal CSS, Region Code 1-6, UOPs, RCE, or Sony ARccOS, Disney Fake, all by itself. Thus, you are allowed to copy top 2018 movies DVD or latest movie DVDs to DVD, backup Disney DVD Inside Out or Captain America: Civil War DVD easy as ABC without any third party involving.

How to Rip DVD on Mac with Handbrake 1.0.0 Alternative for Mojave

Step 1: Load DVD You Want to Rip by Clicking "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button
Free download this Mac Handbrake alternative on Mac macOS Mojave and launch it, hit "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button to import the DVD you want to rip on your Mac.

Step 2: Choose Output Video Format
Select the output format as you want. From the drop down menu, you can choose to rip DVD to MP4 format, or backup DVD with main/full title, clone DVD to ISO image on your Mac Mojave or simply rip copy protected DVD to iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.

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

Step 4: Press the "RUN" button
After finishing the above steps, simply click the "RUN" button to start the task of Handbrake rip DVD with this Mac Mojave DVD ripper (best Handbrake DVD ripper open source alternative). You can view the whole progress and are able to cancel it at anytime.

Handbrake Alternative El Capitan/macOS Sierra Rip DVD

One thing needs to be specified is that this Mac alternative to Handbrake adds 350+ profiles for the recently released mobiles. Hence, no matter you want to play DVD on iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C, iPad Mini 4 (Retina), iPad Pro, or import DVD to Apple TV 4, iMovie, Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S7 Edge/S6 Edge+/S5/Note 9, Kindle Fire HD, etc. (350+ device profiles) , this DVD ripper Mac can fulfill your needs in a couple clicks.

BTW, after ripping DVD with Handbrake alternative for Mac, you can take advantage of MacX MediaTrans to transfer the converted video content to iPhone iPad iPod for enjoying on the move. Serving as a functional iOS file management software, this iPhone file transfer also can aid you to easily copy photos to Mac/PC, move music/ringtone/eBooks between iOS devices and computer, mount iPhone iPad iPod as flah drive, etc.

Other Alternatives to Handbrake for Mac/Windows Worth a Mention

Handbrake Alternatives

Operating System




Mac The Ripper

Mac OS X

copy DVD to hard drive

disable encryption tech

input format only limited with DVD disc

output formats are saved as Video_TS only


Windows PC

support Blu-ray and HD DVD movie ripping

make DVD ripping unrestricted

output formats are saved as Video_TS only

DVD Shrink

Windows PC

copy DVD movies with ease

free of charge

Powerless to remove DVD copy protection


Mac OS X & Windows PC

rip and copy DVD to video formats

rip DVD to mobile device

convert DVD to video formats (5+)

unable to decrypt DVD copy protection

limited output devices and video formats

Common Handbrake DVD Ripping Problems and Solutions:

Handbrake DVD to iPhone settings: Best iPhone preset tips when ripping DVD to iPhone 8/Plus
HandBrake error of No Valid Source Found: How to easily tackle the problem of HandBrake No Valid Source Found
HandBrake libdvdcss.dll not working issue: Learn how to correctly download and install HandBrake Libdvdcss to rip encrypted DVD on Mac/Win
Handbrake Error in Ripping 99 Title DVD: Learn how to resolve the Handbrake error while ripping 99-title DVD
Handbrake no title found error: Learn the solution to fix Handbrake no titles found issue when using Handbrake to rip DVD
Handbrake DVD reading error: How to fix the issue of Handbrake Error Reading From DVD
Handbrake VLC 2.0 issue: How to fix the failure to rip DVDs when using Handbrake and VLC 2.0
Handbrake rip DVD to M4V : Tips about how to rip DVD to M4V not MP4 with Handbrake

Notice: We only advocate using this Handbrake alternative to copy and rip DVDs under the concept of Fair Use and do not encourage any illegal reproduction or distribution of copyrighted content. Please abide by the local DVD copyright law before doing it.

Author: Bella Brown | Updated on Dec. 10, 2018

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