How to Easily Digitize DVD Collection on Mac
"Have about 100 DVDs. Should I digitize DVDs onto Mac hard drive so I can access my movie & music on Mac?" There's nothing quite like the feel of enjoying a favorite movie from your DVD library. Sometimes, though, those physical collections can be a burden- like when you're starved for space or want something more portable for traveling. So, you may raise a question if it's necessary to digitize DVD collection on Mac and how to make it like the above quoted words. Now this article will give you the best way to make DVD collection digital.
To digitize DVD library to videos for play anywhere you like, you need a DVD ripper that can convert DVD to videos bypassing DVD copy protection. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended to help you finish your work. It is easy to use for DVD to video conversion and makes great quality copies of DVDs. The program takes everything from the DVD, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. With it, you can convert DVD to almost all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. and even extract MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG, etc. audio from DVD movies bypassing DVD copy protection.
In addition, 150+ video presets for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, HTC, Samsung, Acer, etc. are provided to let you get videos with the best settings to fit your device. Furthermore, the built-in video editor allows you to easily get desired video part and effects. If you're using a Windows, please turn to DVD Ripping software, which enables you to digitize DVD film collection on Windows(Windows 8 included). Now download the DVD ripping tool and check out the guide below.
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Best way to digitize a DVD collection on Mac
The guide below uses DVD Ripper for Mac screenshots. The steps to rip video files from DVDs on Windows are the same. Just make sure you have got the right version.
1. Get the DVD source
Load the DVD into your Mac and launch the Mac DVD Ripper. The software needs you to select your video source. Navigate to your DVD and select it. Now it should appear on the left pane. Meanwhile, you can select your desired subtitle and audio track.
2. Output settings
Click "Format" to select an output format. You can either choose MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, MP3, WMA, OGG, etc. as the output format or select the icon of a device/software to get videos with optimized settings for a certain device/software like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Xbox, etc.
3. Tweak video and audio settings
Click Settings icon, it lets you make adjustments to the video settings. For example, lowering the frame rate can help reduce the file size. You'd better keep the balance of your video quality and video size.
4. Start ripping DVD on Mac
Click "Convert" button to start ripping DVD movie to digital video on Mac OS X. After conversion click "Open" to find converted movie on Mac. Enjoy.