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How to Rip DVD to QuickTime MOV Free on Mac

QuickTime, the default media player on Apple devices, is capable of handling various formats of digital video, pictures, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. However, QuickTime Player does not support DVD files. When you try to open a DVD with QuickTime player, you may be told that "this isn't what you should be doing to play this movie" or something along those lines. So is it possible to play DVDs in QuickTime player?

To play DVDs on Mac using QuickTime, you need to convert DVDs to QuickTime supported formats. In this post, we share the best free DVD to QuickTime ripper with a step-by-step guide on how to rip DVDs to QuickTime on Mac.

Best Free DVD to QuickTime Ripper for Mac

Free download the best free DVD ripper MacX DVD Ripper Free [FREE & safe]. It can easily convert any DVD to QuickTime:

1. Rip any protected DVDs. With a built-in DVD decrypter and title-check mechanism, it can remove region codes, CSS, RCE, APS, UOPs, Sony ARccOS, Disney-X Project, etc. Easily rip 99-title DVDs, oversized 75GB DVDs, workout DVDs, Lionsgate DVDs, damaged/unplayable DVDs, bad sector DVDs, and more. 1 second to scan and analyze the right DVD title!

2. Rip DVDs to QuickTime formats. It will convert DVDs to QuickTime MOV, MP4, M4V, AVI, HEVC, as well as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, TVs, webs, and 350+ profiles.

3. High Quality. It can rip DVDs to MOV QuickTime without losing visual quality thanks to its advanced High Quality Engine.

4. 5X faster speed. With support for the GPU acceleration technologies from Intel, Nvidia, and AMD, it's able to rip a DVD to H.264 for QuickTime in 5 minutes.

How to Free Rip DVDs to QuickTime MOV on MacBook/iMac

Step 1: Load the DVD

Download the free DVD to QuickTime converter for Mac and install it. Insert the DVD into the Mac's disc drive or an external DVD drive. Open the DVD to QuickTime ripper and click "DVD Disc" on the top menu bar. Select the DVD drive to load the DVD information. You can click "Folder" or "ISO" to import DVD content from DVD folder/ISO image on your Mac computer.

Some DVD to QuickTime freeware brags about good compatibility with the protected DVDs but isn't tenable. As a result, they give you an incomplete DVD rip or the rips are out of sync with audio. Fortunately, MacX DVD Ripper Free can instantly detect the correct title without any other application assistance or analysis error. 

free Mac DVD to MOV ripper
Free Mac DVD to MOV ripper

Step 2: Choose an output format for QuickTime

After the program loads the correct title of the DVD, it will bring up an output format window. Select an output format for QuickTime: scroll down the list on the left and find Mac General Video > choose "MP4 MPEG-4" or "MOV MPEG-4" from the list on the right.

free rip DVD to QuickTime
Free rip DVD to QuickTime
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What are the video formats supported by QuickTime? You can rip DVDs to the following formats for QuickTime: QuickTime Movie (.mov), MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v), MPEG-1, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI, and DV. Quicktime has limited H.264 support (not all profiles, no 10 bit, chapters & subtitle need special meta data...) and older QuickTime don't support H.264.

Step 3: Select Audio/Subtitle Tracks

Back on the home screen, you can click on the selected DVD title to select a subtitle or audio track you would like to play on QuickTime. For example, you can change the default "Disabled Subtitle" to Track1 English, Track2 French or forced subtitle... If your desired subtitle track is not included in the DVD disc, go to Google to download the subtitle track and click the Edit button on the selected title to add external .srt subtitles and apply other editing.

choose audio/subtitle tracks
Choose audio/subtitle tracks

Step 4: Start Ripping DVD to QuickTime MOV format

Click the "Browse" button and choose the location to save the ripped DVD MOV file on your Mac. Then click "RUN" and this free DVD converter software's conversion engine will go into action; the conversion will be finished within minutes. Then you can play the DVD movie in QuickTime Player.

Note: If any error occurs during the rip, enable "Backup Mode" on the main interface. It's able to convert any DVD with strict protections to QuickTime with no problems.

MacXDVD software calls for copying or ripping DVD under the concept of Fair Use and does not encourage any illegal reproduction or distribution of copyrighted content. Please abide by the local DVD copyright law before doing it.

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