2 Tools to Easily Rip/Copy Your DVD Collections to Digital Media Files Playing on Mac

There are a lot of different methods for ripping and encoding DVDs, several different encoding programs, and more than a few ripping solutions. Here’s how to rip DVD movie files for glorious HD movies, anywhere you want them.

Question:How can a DVD video files or movies be converted to a media file?
"I have some home video on DVD. I drag and dropped several of the filesto my hard drive because I need to edit them for a presentation. None ofmy video editing applications recognize the files, so I need to convert them from DVD to some other sort of media file (avi, or something) in order to finish my project.

If anyone has any helpful information, I'll gladly receive it. Thanks aton in advance for any and all help."

Well, here comes the question: How to convert DVD to digital copy? For the purposes, the article aims to offer two feassble solutions for your reference.

Source From: Convert DVD to Digital File via Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac

Part One: Free DVD to Digital File via HandBrake

HandBrake is an incredibly useful and free DVD to digital converter. HandBrake is an open-source video transcoder, originally developed in 2003 to make ripping a film from a DVD to a data storage device easier.

1. Open Handbrake and you'll be asked to locate a source. Choose a DVD disk, or a VIDEO_TS folder. You can also choose any other video files as Handbrake will convert standard video files as well.

2. Once Handbrake has loaded your source file, in the upper left-hand corner you'll find the Title drop-down menu. Select that and you'll see a list of all the tracks Handbrake can rip. Choose the title you want to rip.

3. Next you need to decide how high (or low) you want the quality of your ripped content to be. In the video panel, you can drag the Constant Quality slider from left to right to adjust the quality. Alternatively you can set an average bit rate or use a Handbrake preset for a specific device. Once you've chosen your video settings, click the audio tab and make your audio choices.

4. Now that you've got all your settings in Handbrake you can go ahead and rip that DVD. If you're only ripping a single file, press the Start button up top. If you want to batch-rip more content, click the Add to Queue button (also up top) and repeat this process for the addition content. Once you've got it all in your queue, go ahead and press the Start button.

Part Two: Convert DVD to Digital File via Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac

As you see, Handbrake is excellent enough to finish your conversion though, it has some drawbacks you can't neglect: Handbrake is only confined to homemade DVDs, if your DVDs are purchased or commercial DVDs entwined with kinds of DVD copy protections, it won't work. Besides, its output options and video quality have also long been criticized. Fortunately, with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac, a trustworthy and professional DVD Ripper program, you can effortlessly rip and convert DVD to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, and other 250+ HD/SD formats regardless of any kinds of DVD copy protections. What's important, its video quality is quite excellent as well. If you're a Windows user, simply turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows, which lets you turn DVD into digital copy on Windows(Windows 10 included). Now download this program and follow the steps to finish your work.

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Step 1: Import source DVD

Launch the DVD Ripper and click "Load file(s)" to load original DVD discs.

Step 2: Choose output format

If you wanna rip DVD to your needed file types, you need specify a format as output format. Click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then choose your needed one from the multiple output format presets. You can convert to MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, etc or directly rip DVD for playback on iPad, iPhone, PS Vita, Nook HD, Galaxy Tab and more other portable devices you can think of.

Tip: Click "Settings" button, then you are able to adjust all the settings in the following window to customize the output file quality, including codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel.

Step 3: Start to convert

Click the big arrow "Convert" button on the top-right of the interface to start to convert DVD to digital file.

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