Part 3. FAQ for MacTheRipper
When using MacTheRipper, you may find that there are some annoyance happened by chance. For example, the MacTheRipper bad sectors problem often occurs when you try to convert an old DVD movies to play on your new purchased iPad Air. Another common problem is that when you extract audio from DVD with MacTheRipper, you can't play it directly with MP3 player. On an issue like this, what can you do? Here I gather some frequently asked questions and all answers included. Of course, one-stop solution to all problems is provided, just keep reading.
Q1: How to Use MacTheRipper to Rip DVDs Out of Your Region
When you insert a DVD disc that is out of your region, a Drive Region window will pop up, telling you the drive region and DVD disc region are not matched. And then you'll find that MacTheRipper can't read the disc and all buttons except Disc and Mode all turn grey.
Some people try to rip DVDs out of their region without changing the DVD drive region. Some people simply disable the DVD player to automatically read and play the DVD movie when the disc is inserted. In this case, your Mac won't ask you to change the DVD region. However, this usually doesn't work and even if it works, the ripped movies won't play normally, usually missing some audio or pictures.
Generally, you can't rip DVDs out of your region with MacTheRipper without changing your DVD drive region. To change the drive region:
Step 1. Please insert a disc into your Mac's DVD drive and follow the window that prompts you to choose a DVD region code to set the region code for your disc. Please note that the DVD region can be changed for only 5 times. After that, it will be locked permanently. For more info about DVD region code, please refer to Unlock DVD Region.
Step 2. If you have lots of DVD discs from all around the world, you'd better use a DVD ripper that can remove DVD region code automatically when ripping the DVD movies.