How to Rip DVD with Handbrake for Mac
Handbrake is a free DVD ripper for Mac, which enables user to rip DVD videos to MP4 or MKV (only two output format permitted.) It’s quite convenient to rip DVD with Handbrake. While it’s a bit complicated to set the video presettings. For example, if you want to rip your DVD videos to MP4 for playing them on your iPod, iPad or iPhone, you have to change the output video settings by yourself according to iPod, iPad or iPhone’s video requirement. For a non-professional user, it is more or less a challenge to set the complex arameters.
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Owing this DVD Ripper, users can rip DVD movies to MOV, AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, 3GP, DivX, Xvid, MP3, WMA, AAC, AC3 and other popular video/audio formats.
The following text is a step-by-step guide of how to rip DVD with Handbrake:
Step1: Download Handbrake to rip DVD video
Download Handbrake, install and run this free DVD ripper on Mac. The screenshot shows below.
Step2: Add your DVD video to this Mac software
After launching Handbrake, you'll be shown the import window, where you can selec to add DVD files. Only one file can be imported at a time. If there is no import window shown up, you can click "Source" to open it, or you can also click the "Browse" to find your file to rip.
Step3: Set the output format
Click the "Output Settings" to choose MP4 or MKV to be your output format.
And then, set your output video settings.
If you want to change the picture settings, click the "picture settings" icon at the top right corner.
Step4: Start to rip DVD with Handbrake
Everything is ready, hit the "Start" button to rip DVD with the handbrake for Mac. You can add more videos by clicking the "Add to Queue" button.