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How to Rip Protected DVD Movies on Mac for FREE with MacX DVD Ripper

Have you ever wanted to rip protected DVD to hard drive to prevent them from scratched, damaged, broken or lost. Would like to make a digital copy of encrypted DVD to Mac so that you can use my Home Theater PC (HTPC) to play your library on TV without DVD player? Do you want to backup DVD movies to share them with your family or friends?

It seems all these are the reasons why you might want to rip DVD movie collection either by making DVD copies or rip them onto hard drive. And you maybe think it is an easy task. But most often many DVD ripping software crashes or works out of order. Worse still, the size of some DVD movies, especially thoese released recently, is larger than 40GB, making it impossible to rip. Why? That is the copy protection adopted in the DVD disc. So what you need is a DVD ripper and copyright protection removal that could strip DVD copy protections off. Fortunately, MacXDVD provides the choice for you by bring its powerful yet 100% free encrypted DVD ripper for mac, named MacX DVD Ripper Mac Free Edition, which is an innovative DVD DRM decrypter yet ripper for Mac to rip protected DVD for free.

100% Free to Rip Protected DVD on Mac OS X

MacX DVD Ripper is built-in unique DVD analysis tech that can bypass any type of copy protection without third-party tool and freely rip protected DVD to MP4, MOV, M4V in smaller size, original quality and fast speed. Rip/play DVD on any devices.

When It Comes to Rip Protected DVD, Why Choose MacXDVD Encrypted DVD Ripper

1. Decrypt ability: Upgrade constantly to rip protected DVD movies, like the 2016 Oscars awarded The Revenant, Disney Captain America, Zootopia, The BFG, The Martian, Suicide Squad, and so on. The "Safe Mode" option also helps a lot in ripping the latest protected DVD releases.
2. Free of charge: It provides the basic output format yet is free of charge. It is purely clean without any spyware, malware or virus.
3. Rip DVD to any format: Support to free rip DVD to MP4, MOV, FLV, MPEG, iTunes, MP3 for upload to YouTube, edit on iMovie, and play with familiar media player.
4. Edit feature: Trim video & audio segment to make music album with songs retrieved from your DVD collection, collect favorite pictures from DVD to photo album.
5. Fast and high quality: Reliable Mac free protected DVD ripper provides 1:1 ratio quality and super fast speed, due to High Quality Engine, Multi-core CPU Utility, Safe Mode, Deinterlacing, etc. advanced tech built-in.
6. Support all Macs: Make full compatible with Mac OS X, including the latest macOS Sierra and El Capitan. the DVD ripper for mac can free rip protected DVD movies on Mac-based iMac 5K/4K, 2016 Macbook, Macbook air/pro, Mac Mini, Apple TV, and iOS 10/9 devices.

How to Rip Protected DVD on Mac Free with Free DVD Ripper for Mac Copy Protected

The following guide will show you how fast and easy to free rip encrypted DVD on Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan incl.) with this top Mac DVD Ripper.

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Step 1. Add files.
Free download this top protected DVD Ripper and fire it up on Mac; click "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button to import the DVD files.

Note: This DVD decrypter for Mac will automatically detect the right title, which most software like Handbrake won't do. For some DVDs with sophisticated encryption measures, you can choose the Safe Mode to ensure a smooth copy protected DVD ripping process.

Step 2. Choose Output Formats.
Select the output format as you wish, like DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MOV, DVD to iTunes, etc.

Step 3. Choose Output Folder
Click "Browse" button in output setting area and select a destination folder to save your converted video.

Step 4. Start Decrypting & Ripping Protected DVD.
Click "RUN" to start removing protection tech and rip protected DVD movie on Mac OS X. You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Notice: We only advocates using those best Mac DVD rippers to copy and rip DVDs 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.

For those who would like to rip DVD on Mac to more formats, you could choose its advanced edition, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, and take the advantage of its DVD backup feature. It offers main title copy and save the DVD in MPEG-2 within 5 minutes only, if your computer configuration is good enough. You can also rip DVD to MKV, and DVD to Video_TS. To copy protected DVD to DVD, all you need to do is select DVD backup as output format, and burn the output video TS folder to DVD with Finder if you already have a DVD buner on your computer.

After DVD ripping task is accomplished, you can consider to use MacX MediaTrans, the world's fastest iOS transfer program to transfer DVD from Mac to iPad, transfer DVD to iPhone 7/7 Plus (128/256GB) iPod 5X faster than any DVD movie transfer tool due to Intel QSV acceleration aids. It lets you only wait 3 mins or less to accomplish the DVD to iPad iPhone sync task as long as your computer has the top level hardware configuration.

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DVD Copyright Protection Knowledge Supplement

Generally speaking, when we mention the protected DVD, we usually mean the commercial DVDs, cuz the homemade DVDs are not copyright protected for the most part. Homemade DVDs encounter playback troubles only when it comes to Region Codes. So this part focuses on commericial DVD copyright protections. Let's get it started with CSS

CSS: Short for Content Scramble System, is a digital rights management and encryption system widely applied to DVD discs. Nowadays, DVD player like VLC and free DVD ripper such as Handbrake employ libdvdcss to access and unscramble DVDs encrypted with CSS. Also, many other advanced DVD rippers like MacX DVD Ripper can get rid of the protection and freely rip protected DVDs with CSS.

Region Code: Obviously, Region Code might be the most common DVD protection we see in our daily life. See, the whole golobe is divided into 6 regions in terms of DVD region code. U.S and Canada belong to Region Code 1; Most of Europe (except Russia) and Japan are assigned to Region Code 2; Region Code 3 covers the Southeast Asia; Region Code 4 is captured by South America and Australia, etc. Each region has their own rule in DVD playback. You can't cross-region playback DVDs, like playback region code 1 DVD on Japan. And if you wanna change DVD region on Mac to freely playback DVD without limits, you can check the DVD region change solution.

Sony ARccOS: This DVD copyright protection tech is generally adopted by Sony DVDs, which produces numerous bad sectors in DVD disc (not physically) so that the ordinary DVD player can't smoothly play the encrypted DVD movies. But a silver lining is that you can resor to the high-end Windows and Mac protected DVD decrypter to disable this Sony ARccOS tech and copy Sony DVD discs with no image loss and twisted.

Disney X-project DRM: If you rip Disney DVD Inside Out, you might have the deep understanding about the Disney X-project DRM. This is the Disney DVD copyright protection tech, which leads to generate a movie file up to 50GB and 99 titles that many free DVD ripper like Handbrake fail to choose and result in Disney DVD backup failure. And this DVD encryption tech is constantly updating and enhancing. So when you pick up the DVD decrypter for Disney DVD, you'd better get a latest Disney DVD movie to have a test.

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• DVD Copyright Protection Removal: Remove DVD encryption from DVD like Region Code 1-6, CSS, Sony ARccOS and more to erase blocks from DRM DVDs.
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