How to Rip DVD to Video on Mac

Want to rip your DVD movies for iPod touch, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP and a lot more mobile devices on Mac OS? Wondershare DVD Ripper for Mac is a great solution for Mac OS users who want to convert their DVD movies to almost all video formats for most popular mobile devices, complete with options to select DVD audio track and subtitle, crop DVD video, trim DVD movie length, set video effects and so on.

To rip a DVD movie on your Mac machine, just follows the steps below:

Step1: Import DVD Movies

Click the Load DVD button, select the folder of your DVD movie, and click OK. If the movie is on your disc drive, you can just select the drive and click OK.
Or click the Load IFO button, open the folder of your DVD movie, and you will find two folders in it: AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS. Open the VIDEO_TS folder, select all the IFO files, and then click OK.
After the movie is loaded, you can see all the chapters and titles in it, and then you can check the ones you want to convert. If you want to convert the whole movie, you can just keep all the titles or chapters checked.
Import DVD movies

Step 2: Output Settings

After your DVD movie is loaded, you can start to make output settings:

1. Select an output format from the Format drop-down list. Just select a format according to the device you want to put the DVD movie to;
2. Click the Settings button to make video encoding settings including video resolution, frame rate, bit rate and video encoder, audio encoding settings including sample rate, channel, bit rate and audio encoder;
3. Name each title/chapter in the Output Filename field, and select the subtitle and audio track for the titles/chapters.

Note: You can check the Merger into one file option to join all the selected DVD titles/chapters into one file instead of creating a separated file for each title/chapter.

Output Settings

Step 3: Click the Start button to start the conversion. And all you need to do now is to wait for the conversion to be finished. The remaining time will be shown on conversion window for your reference.

Tip 1: Trim Movie
If you just want to convert a clip from your DVD movie, you can click the Trim icon to capture the clip. In the Trim window, you can trim the length of the current title/chapter by either dragging the Start Time and End Time sliders or setting the time parameters in each corresponding field.
Trim Movie

Tip 2: Crop Video
If your DVD video has black sides, you can use the Crop function to remove them. Click the Crop icon to open the Crop window, and set the video crop area by dragging the crop frame or setting the four crop parameters (Top, Bottom, Left and Right).
Crop Video

Tip 3: Movie Effect

If you want to change the original video effect, you can click the Effect icon to set the video brightness, contrast, saturation, and even audio volume. You can also choose to apply a special effect to your DVD movie video from the available effects including Gray, Emboss and Negative.

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