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How to Grab Video from DVD in Windows/Mac

If you want to watch your DVD movies with you on a trip without taking the DVD player, enjoy the DVD movie on your computer without inserting the discs, or just want to have some backups in case your precious DVDs get damaged, you'll need to grab video from DVD first.

Thankfully, there are numerous DVD grabbers that allow you to extract video file from DVD movies and play them wherever you want. Here Aimersoft DVD Ripper is recommended as the best DVD video grabber to efficiently save videos (HD videos) from DVDs in an easy and quick way. If you're using a Mac and would like to grab video clips from DVDs on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion), get the equivalent DVD Ripper for Mac and finish your task with ease. First of all, download it and then follow the steps below.

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How to grab videos from DVD movies with ease

Here the detailed steps about grabbing DVD videos in Windows (Windows 8) are showed. The way to extract video from DVDs on Mac is the same. You just need to make sure that you've downloaded the right version.

1Add DVD movies

Run the program and click Load DVD to import the DVD files (For a DVD disc, you need to first insert it into your computer's hard drive). You will then see a list that includes all the movie titles. Simply choose the titles you want to convert or convert the whole movie. By the way, by clicking Subtitle and Audio Track at the bottom, you can choose the subtitles and audio tracks you prefer.

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Tips: You can click Trim to cut the movie so as to keep only the part you want. Or click Edit to enter the Video Edit window, where you can crop to remove black bars on the video, rotate to get the right position, add watermarks to protect copyright, add video effects to achieve a better overall visual effect and more.

2Choose output profiles

Next, click Profile to choose an output format. As you see, various popular video formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB and more are provided for your selection. And you can even grab audio files from DVD and convert them to MP3, WMA, OGG, etc. for playing on any MP3 players. Furthermore, some video presets for portable media players, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Samsung, HTC and an array of others allow you to grab video files from DVD to fit your mobile devices. Simply choose the format you need and click Settings to adjust output video parameters if you don't like the default one.

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3Start ripping protected DVD

Once you're sure everything is OK, click the Start button on the main interface and the program will start the grabbing process. When then conversion completes, click Find Target to get the videos and just enjoy them!

See, it only takes some simple clicks to get video from a DVD movie. Easy-to-use, fast speed, stable performance......What are you waiting for? Get the DVD grabber and watch DVD anywhere you like!

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