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Handbrake Alternative for Mac El Capitan: Rip DVD on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Let's face it. Although Handbrake has been updated to the latest v0.9.9, something unhappy will happen to you if you want to rip DVD on Mac El Capitan with Handbrake, because this version does not keep abreast of the latest OS El Capitan. Frankly, there is a way out. You can seek for an alternative to Handbrake for Mac El Capitan to settle the issue.

Among a myriad of Handbrake equivalents, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, a regularly updated Mac DVD ripper running on El Capitan and Yosemite perfectly, stands out attributing to its prominent DVD ripping features, easiness and fastness. Compared with the open-source Handbrake that only rips DVD to MP4 and MKV formats, this Handbrake alternative for Mac El Capitan supports more output formats including MP4, M4V, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, etc. (18+ 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 El Capitan 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 new X-project DRM, all by itself. Thus, you are allowed to copy Disney DVD to DVD, backup Disney DVD Inside Out or Oscar-awarded American Sniper DVD easy as ABC without any third party involving.

Rip DVD on Mac with Handbrake Alternative

Download Handbrake for Mac alternative to rip copy protected DVDs to MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, etc on Mac OS X (10.11) that Handbrake cannot do. 100% quality reserved.

How to Rip DVD on Mac with Handbrake Alternative for El Capitan

Handbrake Alternative El Capitan Rip DVD

Step 1: Load DVD You Want to Rip by Clicking "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button
Free download this Mac Handbrake alternative on Mac OS X El Capitan 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 El Capitan or simple convert 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 ripping DVD with this Mac El Capitan DVD ripper (best Handbrake alternative). You can view the whole progress and are able to cancel it at anytime.

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 6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C, iPad Mini 4 (Retina), iPad Pro, or import DVD to Apple TV 4, iMovie, Galaxy S6 Edge+/S5/Note 5, Kindle Fire HD, etc. (350+ device profiles) , this Handbrake for Mac El Capitan can fulfill your needs in a couple clicks.

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

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  2. Download MacX DVD Ripper for Windows

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