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How to Rip DVD and Upload to Vimeo for Sharing

Whether you are after amazing videos or expecting a friendly community, Vimeo couldn't be better. More importantly, the video portal makes it easy to upload videos you take. But for DVD addicts attempting to upload the physical disc to Vimeo for sharing with family and friends, they will pull a long face snoot since this video-sharing site doesn't recognize DVD format. Below is the scenario you'll encounter.

I created a DVD of live dramatic performance three days ago. Now I'm wondering to upload DVD to vimeo site for sharing with my buddy. Any solution? BTW, I'm using a Mac Mountain Lion.

Rip DVD to Vimeo
Rip DVD to Vimeo

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Officially, Vimeo only supports such video formats like MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV, MOV, etc. Any video that isn't encoded in H.264,Apple Prores 422 HQ, or HEVC will encounter video upload issue. Now that DVD is encoded in MPEG2 which is not in the list, the only thing that needs to do is to rip DVD to a format that is friendly with this site with the help of a DVD ripper for Mac.

To accomplish this task, a trustworthy MacX DVD Ripper Pro allows you to rip DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, MOV, AVI, etc on Mac for uploading onto Vimeo site with fast speed while delivering exquisite picture. This program circumvents all new DVD movies with copy protections like CSS, region code, Sony ARccOS protection, etc, making DVD Conversion without any obstacles. More notably, for those who are not professional with video format, this DVD ripper for Mac also furnishes output profiles for Vimeo, thus enabling you to directly convert DVD to Vimeo with right settings for further uploading without error.

Step-by-step Guide on How to Upload DVD to Vimeo on Mac with Ease

MacXDVD Software offers two versions to finish the task of DVD conversion. For Mac users, you can download Mac Version DVD ripper. For windows users, you can just download DVD Converter for Windows on your PC.

Step 1: Import DVD Source
Free download and run this Converter on Mac OS X, import DVD by means of clicking "DVD Disc" button. Alternatively, you can import this disc by hitting "DVD Folder".

Step 2 Choose Vimeo Output Format
Go to "Output Profile" drop-down menu to pick up Vimeo accepted format, say MPEG4 as the output format.

Convert DVD to Vimeo for uploading
Convert DVD to Vimeo for uploading

Tips: Vimeo only allows basic users to upload video within 500MB per week and 5GB a week for VIP users. To ensure a smooth movie uploading to Vimeo, you can enable the video editor built in MacX DVD Ripper Pro to cut and trim the video segment and merge video files based on your own need. According to Vimeo official site, it is advised to rip DVD to H.264 with a proper pixel aspect ratio of 1:1, or square pixels. You can also take advantages of MacX DVD Ripper Pro to crop the video and change to the correct aspect ratio.

Edit DVD to Vimeo for uploading
Edit DVD to Vimeo for uploading

Step 3 Start Conversion
After finishing the above steps, start ripping DVD to Vimeo friendly format on Mac for uploading by clicking "RUN" button.

In addition, MacX DVD Ripper Pro also makes it perfect by furnishing great ability to upload DVD to YouTube and offering other output profiles for mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android phones, Android tablets, Xbox, PSP, etc.

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Bella Brown

Bella has been working with DVD digitization for over 12 years. She writes articles about everything related to DVD, from disc drive, DVD copyright protection, physical structure, burning and backup tips. The unceasing passion of DVD movies helps her build a rich DVD library and ensure a practical solution to address almost all possible DVD issues. Bella is also a crazy fan for Apple products.