Rip DVD to Mac Hard Drive

In this article, an easy method for you to backup and convert your DVD to external hard drive on Mac. Just four steps, you can finish ripping DVD to hard drive disc with no troubles.

Watching DVD movies on your Mac, especially the MacBook(without DVD Hard drive), is an wonderful thing. So that you can watching your DVD movies for a more flexible way, such as on your trip, on your backyard with kids.


MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, don’t ship with a built-in DVD drive and have no ability of reading encrypted DVD discs. Does it mean that you can not play DVD movies or encrypted DVD movies on Mac devices?

Absolutly not! For playing DVD (encrypted ones included) on Mac devices, all you needed is a professional and powerful DVD Ripper and Copier for Mac. Here DVD Ripper comes out – Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac (macOS Sierra supported). For copying the audio and video content of a DVD to a file encoded in AVI, MP4, MPEG, WMV or other video formats, and the ripped file saves in a Mac hard disk or other media device for further editing, backup, sharing or playback without the need to load a DVD.

As DVD Ripper

Brorsoft has the most powerful crack technology. Both HD DVDs and standard DVDs can be ripped to all popular SD and HD (3D) video formats like 4K/1080P/720P H.264/H.265 MP4MOVMKV, M4V, WMV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, MPEGand more.

Meanwhile Brorsoft DVD Ripper also provides the preset formats for over 175 hot devices (iPadiPhoneAndroid,Surface tabletSamsung GalaxyXbox, PlayStation, NAS, Panasonic/Samsung/Sony/LG Smart TVs/HDTVs/3D TVs). Simply select the profile to rip DVD for playback on your device with optimized settings and never worry about the video incompatibility!

As DVD Copier

Now that, like all physical things, DVD discs are prone to damage or loss. Then you have to rebuy your movies or go without them – both are a waste of money. Even though you can stream or download your shows directly from the internet, having a physical copy is a good idea. You never know when your favorite show will leave Netflix or Hulu. And you can’t always rely on your internet connection to deliver your shows with the same high quality found on physical DVD discs.

If you want to always have access to your media, copy DVD movies by Brorsoft DVD Ripper is the way to go. It allows you to make physical and digital backup copies of your DVD library. It provides two model for you: Copy DVD Main Movie Only or Backup DVD Whole Structure. This is great because it means you’ll always have access to the movies you paid for.

How do we review Brorsoft DVD Ripper?

Brorsoft DVD Ripper is an application that does more than simply transfer files from a plastic disc to your Mac hard drive, it enables you to liberate your movies from their plastic prisons, take them with you and watch them – even if you’re nowhere near a DVD player.

Decrypt & Copy – The first feature is the ability to decrypt the copy protections found on commercial DVD discs.Brorsoft has a built-in decrypter that can bypass encryptions such as CSS and region coding.

Video Editing Tools – Adjust technical aspects of your video such as resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate and more.Brorsoft comes with a video-editing module that allows you to alter the video before you rip it onto your hard drive.

Optimized Ripping – Brorsoft also allows you to perform basic edits on videos before you rip them. For example, if you have a movie that you just want a certain scene from, you can use the trim feature to remove the rest of the movie. When you click start, you will only rip the scene you want.

Free Trail version available. We also evaluated what output formats were offered and what configurations, or operating systems, the software supported.

DVD Ripper for Mac

Supported OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), Yosemite (10.10), El Captain (10.11), macOS Sierra (10.12)

Note: If you’re using Mac OS X 10.5, please click here to get Blu-ray Ripper for Mac OS X 10.5.

Processor: 1G Hz or above PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor

RAM: At least 512M physical RAM

1024*768 or higher resolution display

Optical Drive: DVD drive


Conversion Speed – Ripping DVD disc or Copying DVD movie should happen at a reasonable quick speed. It shouldn’t take forever to rip DVD, copy DVD, but faster is not always better. Keep in mind that your system has a lot to do with the speed of conversion. Brorsoft DVD Ripper makes a balance among faster ripping conversion speed, amazing output video audio quality and smaller file size.

Technical Support – Technical support refers to any assistance offered by the manufacturer to address specific registration, installation or post-installation problems. When it comes to this type of software, most manufacturers render support through FAQs, tutorials and user guides or manuals could find on their websites. For more specific issues, Brorsoft support contact by email. If you can’t find your needed question, please to get your answer.

In conslusion

Making DVD backup copies or ripping your DVD into more convenience digital foramt is a great idea. It ensures that you’ll have access to your favorite DVD movies and TV shows long after the original DVD discs have become obsolete. Brorsoft DVD Ripper – a full array of DVD ripping, copying, converting and editing tools, make it easy to create copies or rips that are identical to the original for you.

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Guide: How to Rip DVD to Mac Hard Drive

Step 1. Add DVD Movies

Install and launch the program, then click “disc” button to import the DVD movies that you want to import to iTunes library. After the files are loaded, you can preview them on the right and take snapshots of any movie scenes. DVD ISO files and Vidoe_TS files are supported.


Step 2. Select Output Format

As we know, Mac supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats. So here you can click Format bar and choose any of the three from Common Video as the output file format.

If you want to import the DVD movie to iTunes for play on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices.


Tips :
1. If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.


2. You can also click the Edit or Trim button to personalize the movie with provided editing functions like Crop, Trim, Watermarks, Video Effects, etc.

Step 3. Start Conversion

After above steps, just click “Convert” to begin ripping DVD to Mac Hard drive.

You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Once the conversion is done, click Open button to locate the results videos and play on your Mac directly.

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