How to Copy Protected DVD in Mac/Windows
DVD is quite commonly used nowadays due to its huge storage advantage. However, most commercially produced DVDs are always encrypted with region coding, Content Scramble System (CSS) and other artificial restrictions to protect against being duplicated by unauthorized parties. Then how to copy protected DVD for personal use?
Here we will show you how to copy encrypted DVD in two ways. Just check it out!
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 your task. 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 Lion and Mountain Lion).
Download Protected DVD Copy Software:
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 you want to rip. Loaded files can be previewed in the right viewing window and you can take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.
2 Select output format
Click the "Profile" drop down list to select the output video/audio format. 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.
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.
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:
1 Select DVD source and set output target
Launch Aimersoft DVD Copy, insert the copyright protected DVD disc into your DVD drive. Click the "Source" drop-down list and you will see "DVD Folder" and "DVD-ROM" two options to browse your computer and locate your source DVD. Then click the "Target" drop-down list to choose a proper output mode.
2 Select copy mode
Aimersoft DVD Copy offers "Full Movie", "Main Movie" and "Custom Mode" three options to meet your different DVD copy needs. Fox example, you can select "Full Movie" Mode to copy the whole videos from the protected DVD; "Main Movie" for the main movie without any other information; or "Custom Mode" to the exact titles.
3 Start to copying DVD
After all the above things done, copying protected DVD has been approaching the end. Now you only need to click "Start" to finish copying your protected DVD.