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How to Convert DVD to MacBook (Pro) on Mac (Mavericks)

Have some DVD movies and want to watch them on your MacBook (Pro), MacBook Air, etc. without the disc inserted into your Mac's hard drive? Want to transfer your favorite DVD movies to MacBook and put them in your iTunes library so that you can sync them to iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.? If it is the case, then you are in the right place now. In this article, you'll learn how to rip DVD to MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, etc. friendly MP4, MOV, etc. with ease.

To convert DVD movies to MacBook, you need a Mac DVD ripping tool. Here Aimersoft OS X DVD Ripper is highly recommended to help you rip DVD files to MacBook MP4, MOV, M4V, etc. with fast conversion speed and high output video quality on Mac OS X (including Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks). In addition, the built-in editor lets you personalize your video in clicks. Now download this program and follow the steps below to copy your DVD movies to MacBook with ease.

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How to convert DVD to video for MacBook

1Add DVD movies

Load the DVD disc into your  Mac's disc drive and launch DVD Ripper for Mac. Then click "File" > "Import" > "Load DVD" to import the DVD movies. Alternatively, you can easily drag the disc icon from your desktop to the interface of the program. You can preview the loaded DVD in the right viewing window and you can also take snapshots as you like.

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2Choose output format

The following step is to choose an output format. Simply click the format icon beside each video clip and choose a format from the drop-down list. As is shown in the following picture, you are available to nearly all popular video output format. If you would like to play DVD movies on your MacBook, you can you can select MOV, MP4, M4V. Or select a format under "Apple Devices"/"Apple Software" to get video files with optimized settings for iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc.

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3Start ripping DVD movies

When you're satisfied with all settings, click "Start" on the main interface to start ripping your DVD to your preferred video format that is highly compatible with MacBook.

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Yes. You can transfer all the converted DVD movies to hard drive by a copy-and-paste operation.
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is it possible to use this software to store DVDs to an external hard drive?
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Hi, in your case, you can rip DVD to iTunes on some other computer that contains a DVD drive or apply a external DVD drive to your MacBook Air.
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How does this work with MacBook Air? It doesn't have a DVD drive.
Aimersoft Employee
Hi, Patamah, this program works well with copy right protected DVDs. Just make sure you convert the DVD for personal use instead of commercial use.
Patamah
Will this product let you rip copy right protected DVDs
MacFan
I always thought that DivX was the same as WMV but I see that it is two separate listings on the output format. I guess you learn something new every day. Thanks.
aubree p.
It works perfectly on Mountain Lion. Really love how easy it is.
Ed Pierce
Thank you for making this so easy to do. With your instructions, even someone not adept in computers can handle this task.
Aimersoft Employee
Hello, thanks for using Aimersofr DVD Ripper for Mac. We’re sorry but this Macbook DVD Ripper is not free. It’s a shareware instead of a freeware. You can evaluate it to see whether it can meet your needs before you buy. Once you purchase it, you can get rid of the watermark.  Thanks for your understanding.
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