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How to Copy Protected DVD on Mac/Windows

Here we will show you how to copy protected DVD in two ways. Just check it out!

Part 1. How to Copy Protected DVD to Popular Video/Audio Formats

Part 2. How to Copy Encrypted DVD to DVD, DVD Folder or ISO

Part 1. How to Backup Your Protected DVD as Video/Audio Files

To copy a copyright protected DVD as video/audio files like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, FLV, MKV, MP3, WMA, etc. to your computer's hard drive, you need the help of a DVD ripping tool. Here Aimersoft DVD Ripper is highly recommended to help you accomplish the backup. With it, you can rip your commercial protected DVD movies effortlessly to any regular video/audio formats so that you can play them on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. In addition, it comes with a video editor that allows you to personalize your DVD video to get the exact part and effect you want. If you are using a Mac, turn to Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac, which can backup your encrypted DVD movies to video/audio files on Mac OS X (including Mountain Lion and Mavericks).

Download Protected DVD Copy Software:

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1 Import DVD files

After downloading, follow the wizard to install and launch the program. Then Insert the DVD disc into your DVD drive and click "Load DVD" to select and import the DVD movies. After the files have been loaded, you can have a preview of them and capture the video scenes as you like.

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2 Select output format

Click Profile and select an export format from the list. Various formats are available and there are 150+ video presets for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Xbox 360, HTC, Samsung, etc. Simply choose the one you like.

choose output

3 Start conversion

When all the settings are OK, click "Start" to begin copying the copyrighted DVD to your computer's hard drive. In this way, you make DVD sharing and playing more easily and conveniently.

Part 2. How to Backup Encrypted DVD to DVD, DVD Folder or ISO

Sometimes you may want to backup your encrypted DVD movies to DVD, DVD Folder or ISO and keep the original DVD disc in a safe place. Aimersoft DVD Copy here is highly recommended to copy locked DVD movies. It can remove the DVD copy protection automatically and backup locked commercial DVD movies to non-protected DVD files. If you are using a Mac, get Aimersoft DVD Backup for Mac to backup your DVDs.

Download Protected DVD Copy:

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1 Select DVD source and set output target

Launch Aimersoft DVD Copy and insert the DVD disc into your computer's DVD drive. Then click Source to find and select the source DVD movies. Next, click Target to select the output mode to back up your protected DVDs.

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2 Select the DVD copy mode

This DVD backup program offers three ways for you to back up the protected DVDs: "Full Movie", "Main Movie" and "Custom Mode". If you want to copy all the videos from the DVD, simply choose Full Movie. If you just need to copy the main movie, select Main Movie to ignore unnecessary parts. And if you would like to save just some titles of the movie, choose Custom Mode to manually select the titles.

3 Start copying your DVD movie

When you think all the settings are OK, you can click the Start button to start copying the added DVD files to either DVD folder or DVD disc. After the copying process, you will have a backup of your DVD movie and can play them without worrying about the DVD copy protections.

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To create a Custom copy of DVD. Move the VOB files I want into the VIDEO_TS folder. Does it all have to come from the same source DVD, or could we mix and match from various DVDs? Could it create a custom new menu based on this? I don't want to reconvert to new mpeg2 files like DVD creators do.
i have a problem when ever i try to copy the disks to another it says \"not enough disk space\" so i cant even get it to copy the original no matter what size the disk is it just wont work help me figure this out thanks!!!!
That\'s probably because the program installation is corrupted, I suggest you uninstall the program and close the firewall then try to install it again.
This is the splash screen for opening the program. I\'ve tried with or without a DVD in the drive and it has the same effect on the loading of the program. It just \"freezes\" once the program begins to load (on the splash screen).
Thanks for feedback. In your case, first please make sure the DVD can be played well and try to save the original files as ISO or IFO first, then burn them to DVD again. If that\'s not workable, please feel free to contact our support team. http://support.aimersoft.com/
I\'ve installed the trial of DVD Copy to test it out but it never makes it past the splash screen. I\'ve tried rebooting both before and after install/uninstall but it doesn\'t seem to make a difference. Running on Win7 Pro, tons of RAM, good cpu/mobo, 1TB HDD...runs many other programs flawlessly. Any ideas?
\"Adding files: VTS_08_0.IFO\" that\'s where the program froze on me. How do I fix this. Trying to copy my workout videos to play on my Ipad.
Aimersoft Employee
Hi, Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac has upgraded to support more DVD movies. If you are still using the older version, please update it first. And then check whether the DVD can play well on DVD player and also make sure your computer DVD drive works well. If all things are fine and it still can\'t rip DVD to watch on iMac, please feel free to contact our support team to make it fixed.
Hi. I specifically bought Aimersoft DVD Ripper so that I could watch DVDs on my iMac computer (because the Apple DVD has run out of region changes). From what you\'ve described above, does this mean that I should have purchased Aimersoft DVD Copy instead? [I do Not want to Steal the DVDs, I just want to be able to Watch them.] With Aimersoft DVD ripper, I have not been able to \'rip\' the commercial DVDs which are protected or encrypted. (Or, as with the film \'Jude\', a preview of the film, only, could be \'ripped\'.) With thanks.
Aimersoft Employee
Hi, Dan. Aimersoft DVD Copy cost $29.95 and Aimersoft DVD Ripper cost $39.95. They are two different software. One can be used to backup DVD and another for ripping and converting DVD to video format or ISO files.
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