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Best Free DVD Ripper for Mac: Handbrake and MacTheRipper

You may have some DVD movies and want to rip the DVD movies to videos so that you can watch them on some portable devices like iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc. However, you may don't want to spend any money on the Mac DVD Ripper. If this is the occasion, then you have come to the right place. Here we will introduce the best 2 free DVD Ripper for Mac: Handbrake and MacTheRipper. You may have heard about them before. Now just get the top Mac DVD Ripper freeware and rip the DVD movies to videos with ease!

Free DVD Ripper for Mac: Handbrake

HandBrake is an open-source DVD ripper especially designed for users to convert DVDs to iPad, iPhone, iPod and QuickTime supported video formats. The latest version of Handbrake is 0.9.5, which is released on Jan, 13, 2011. Besides DVD, it can also convert videos like AVI and MP4 (Version 0.9.3 or later). It is a cross-platform DVD ripper freeware available for Mac OS X, Windows (Including Windows 8) and Linux. It supports batch encoding as well as one by one converting with good video quality. However, it comes with a hard-to-use interface and many users are at a loss what to do. And for DVDs, this free Mac DVD ripper can only rip standard DVDs that can be played on your home DVD player without any third party software. So if you want to rip some commercial DVDs with Handbrake, you may feel frustrated. Another disadvantage of Handbrake is that it is not stable and sometimes crashes.

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Since Handbrake can only convert DVDs to MP4(M4V) and MKV, if you want to convert DVD to other video formats like FLV, WMV, etc., Handbrake cannot help you do that. You can learn how to use Handbrake for Mac to rip DVD on Mac.

Free DVD Ripper for Mac: MacTheRipper

MacTheRipper is a free DVD ripper for Mac. With it, you can remove the DVD CSS encryption and rip DVD content. This free Mac DVD ripper is mainly used to convert commercial movies you have purchased for personal use to your hard drive. However, it only rips the DVD menu and all to your computer in VOB formats. If you want to get other video formats like MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, etc., you need a third party Mac video converter to convert the ripped VOB files to the video format you want. Please note that any copyright-infringing activity you use to perpetrate with MacTheRipper is illegal and immoral.

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Compared with Handbrake, MacTheRipper has fewer functions. If you want some more DVD editing functions, you can turn to other DVD ripping software for Mac. You can learn how to use MacTheRipper to rip DVD on Mac.

Another great DVD ripper for Mac

If you want to rip any DVD to any video format you like with fast ripping speed and good video quality, you can turn to Aimersoft DVD ripper Mac OS X. With this Mac DVD ripping shareware, you can rip and convert DVD to all video/audio formats for any players and mobile devices easily and seamlessly. You can get the converted files with fast speed and high quality.

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Key features of Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac:

1. Rip and convert DVD to virtually any video/audio format lossless.
2. Convert DVD to optimized format for enjoy the videos on mobile devices like iPad (iPad mini), iPhone (iPhone 4S, iPhone 5), Blackberry, Samsung and more.
3. Support editing the video to gain better visual effects.

Below is the video tutorial on how to rip DVD on Mac:

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