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How to rip DVD to all sorts of video and audio files on Mac OS X?

This step-by-step guide will show you how to use Aovsoft DVD Ripper for Mac to rip/copy general DVD to any video format and extract audio from DVD with original quality on Mac OS X (tiger and leopard). With DVD Ripper for Mac, you can remove DVD DRM and rip DVD to all sorts of video and audio formats on Mac easily. For example, you can Convert DVD to QuickTime(.mov), rip DVD to mp4, rip DVD to avi on Mac and even extract .mp3 audio from DVD movies using this powerful Mac DVD ripper.

Note: This guide is for Mac users, If you use windows, Please see How to rip DVD to all video and audio files on windows!

Reference of DVD Ripper for Mac:
Source: DVD-Video, DVD IFO file, DVD folder.
Output Video formats: MP4, AVI, M4V, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, FLV, WMV, ASF, VOB, etc.
Output Audio formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, AC3, etc.
Supported Devices: iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Zune, PSP, PS3, Cell Phone, Creative Zen, iRiver, PMP, Archos, Sony, MP4 player and MP3 player.

You can download the latest version for free form the product page of DVD Ripper for Mac

Step 1. Add Movie

Click the Load DVD button, browse your computer, find the DVD folder of the movie you want to add from your hard disc or DVD-ROM, open your DVD folder, select the VIDEO_TS folder and click OK.


After you add your movie, you can choose any titles or chapters you want to convert by ticking the check boxes before them. So that You can choose to copy and convert DVD with the entire movie or just one or several chapters at will; or you can choose to convert a segment of the DVD movie.

Step 2: Output Settings

Subtitle: Regular DVD movies usually have several subtitles such as English, French, German, etc. You can select the one you prefer so that you can convert DVD with subtitle on Mac. You can also delete the subtitle by selecting 'No Subtitle'. Selecting Audio is the same.

Audio: Select an audio track from the available audio tracks of your DVD movie.

At the bottom of the main window, you can:
Select an output format: If you don't know much about video formats, you can select a format according to the name of your portable player. This DVD ripper for Mac can also rip DVD to MP4, AVI, M4V, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, FLV, etc on Mac OS X.
Set Video and audio solutions: If you want to customize the output video's quality, you can click the 'Settings' button to open the Settings window and set video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, encoder, etc. DVD Ripper for Mac lets you extract audio from DVD movie to MP3 or AAC, etc. for web using or other portable players. You can set audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate and encoder on the 'Settings' panel.

Step 3: Start Conversion

After setting the output settings, you can just click the "Start" button to start converting your Movie. You can choose to shut down your computer or open the output folder after conversion so you don't have to sit before your computer waiting for the conversion to finish.

How to edit, crop, trim DVD clips on Mac OS X?

If you want to edit your movie before converting it, DVD Ripper for Mac provides you with various powerful functions including:

1. Trim DVD Title or Chapter

If you want to capture a clip from the current title/chapter, you can click the Trim button to open the Trim window and trim the current title or chapter by dragging the Start Time slider to set the start time, and dragging the End Time slider to set the finish time. Then you can only rip segments from DVD on mac.

2. Crop DVD Video

If you want to remove the black edges or just convert an area from your movie video, you can click the Crop button to crop the video of the current title or chapter. You can specify an area either by dragging the frame around the video or setting the crop values: Top, Button, Left and Right. Above the crop pane, you can select an output aspect ratio and the available options are: Keep Original, full screen, 16:9 and 4:3. You can preview the video in the select aspect ratio on the main interface and during the conversion process.

3. Video Effect

If you want to adjust the video effect of your movie, you can click the Effect button and drag each effect adjustment slider to set the video brightness, contrast, saturation and video volume. You can also choose a special effect from the Effect drop-down list to apply to your movie.