[Tutorial for Beginner] How to Save DVD Disc to Mac Computer

I believe that there may be someone who is a DVD fonder and got way too many DVD discs in the house. However, there may come the problem, almost all DVDs will get a breakdown, scratched and broken as times went by. In such an age of digital media, have you ever thought about store your DVD collection in another way, for example, rip the DVDs which pile up like a mountain to computer? For Mac users, it is great to rip and save DVD to Mac. Here I will show you how to save DVD to Mac computer with easy steps.

[Tutorial for Beginner] How to Save DVD Disc to Mac Computer

To save DVD disc to Mac computer, you need a DVD to Mac Ripper, and I would highly recommend you to use VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper. This is a ripper with powerful functions and friendly interface. You can utilize VideoByte DVD Ripper to:

· Convert your DVDs to video/audio formats on Mac including MP4, MKV, MP3, M4A, etc.

· Rip DVD for playback on various Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV.

· Customize the DVD videos with functional features.

· Convert DVD to 3D mode to get better visual experience on Mac.

Please find the tutorial below to save your DVDs to Mac computer.


Please find the tutorial below to save your DVDs to Mac computer.

The Windows version of VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper released a new version which has big changes compared with the old version. But the new version for Mac is still under the development. That means the interface and the operation of Windows and Mac will be different.

Step 1. Get VideoByte DVD Ripper (Mac) Installed

Download VideoByte DVD Ripper for Mac from the below button or VideoByte official website, and install it on your Mac. After that, launch this DVD to Mac ripper.

Step 2. Load DVD to Mac and Import DVD to the Program

After launching the program, insert a DVD disc to your Mac, then click the "Load Disc > Load DVD Disc" button to import DVD to the program. You can also import the DVD folder by selecting the "Load DVD Folder" button. If you want to convert DVD ISO file to Mac, please note that you need to use a virtual drive to mount the DVD ISO file. Therefore, VideoByte DVD Ripper can identify and import them.

Tips: The non-Retina legacy MacBook Pro is the last Mac it sold with a built-in DVD drive. So, you will need to get an external DVD drive if your Mac does not have the built-in one.

Load DVD Mac

Step 3. Select Output Format to Save DVD to Mac

You've got two choices to select an output format and save DVD to Mac. One is that you can click the "Profile" section and choose the format you want from the drop-down list. There are common video/audio formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, MKV, MP3, M4A, etc. The other is that you can click "Setting" button to select the output format. With the windows popping-up, you can also change parameters including bitrate, frame rate, audio bitrate, and sample rate.

Tips: We suggest to choose MOV – QuickTime Video (*.mov) if you want to save DVD to Mac then play the ripped DVD video on Mac.

MOV Format Mac

Step 4. Edit DVD Video/Audio before Saving DVD to Mac

This is an optional step. Before ripping DVD to Mac, you can do some edition to the DVD videos. First of all, choose a DVD title you want to edit, then click "Toolbox" to start the video editing works. You are able to edit media metadata, compress the video, make personalized GIFs, or turn your video into 3D formats. And you will probably need one of its useful tools, which is Video Enhancer. 

Toolbox Interface Mac

Here you are able to easily edit and adjust the DVD video. In this step, you can crop, rotate (including 90 clockwise, rotate 90 counterclockwise, horizontal flip and vertical flip), add  watermark to the DVD video or adjust other effects like brightness, contrast, saturation and hue of the video by clicking the button of "Effect & Filter".

Ripper Edit Mac

Step 5. Save and Rip DVD to Mac Computer

Click the button of "Convert" to start ripping your DVD to Mac. Once the conversion is finished, click "Open Folder" to find the converted DVD files and enjoy them on your Mac.

Tips: You can also save DVD to iTunes on Mac.

Ripping Disc Mac

All in all, it is wise to rip your DVD discs into digital and this is the way to save DVD disc to Mac computer. With a few steps, you can successfully rip your favorite DVDs to your Mac and watch it on Mac easily. Additionally, you can save them to any of your portable devices like Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod/TV, Samsung/Sony/LG/Huawei smartphones etc. Quickly download VideoByte DVD Ripper for Mac and enjoy your DVD movies.