As many are aware, libdvdcss plays a vital role in enabling access to protected DVDs and is widely utilized by DVD players and rippers like Handbrake. On Windows, acquiring libdvdcss from VideoLAN, installing it, and allowing DVD programs to utilize it is a straightforward process. However, on Mac, downloading and installing libdvdcss can be a bit tricky due to SIP (System Integrity Protection). In this post, we will guide you on how to easily download and install libdvdcss on Mac Sonoma, Ventura, High Sierra, El Capitan, and earlier versions, facilitating the ripping of protected DVDs.

Rip Protected DVDs without Downloading Libdvdcss on Mac

Handbrake with libdvdcsss can only rip DVDs with CSS and region codes while most commercial DVDs are protected by more advanced measures. To rip DVDs from Disney, Paramount, Dreamworks, Sony, and more, try:

MacX DVD Ripper Pro - Decrypt DVDs protected by CSS, UOP, RCE, region code, Sony ARccOS, APS, DVD Disc Corruption, Disney X-Project (99-title), etc. without the need to download Libdvdcss on Mac previously. Fast rip commercial DVDs to MP4, MOV, H.264, HEVC, MKV, ISO image, and 420+ presets with high output quality. Simply load a DVD, choose a format, and start ripping without dealing with complex Libdvdcss settings.