How to Convert DVD to MP4?

To convert DVD (Commercial encrypted DVDs and homemade unencrypted DVDs ) to MP4 (MPEG-4) on Mac, a professional DVD tool is indispensable. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to use DVD Ripper to rip DVD movies for your mp4 format, iPad, iPhone, etc. or to virtually any video format of your choice.

Firstly, download DVD Ripper and then install and run it.

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1 Add your DVD movie to DVD ripper

First, run DVD ripper program and click "File" menu to load your DVD file, or directly drag the DVD file icon which you want to rip on the desktop to the program.

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Note: The default setting only read main feature of the DVD movie for conversion, without DVD menu and the movie just starts playing right away. If you want to import the whole DVD, go to "Preference" and select "All titles" from "Load Contents in a DVD" dropdown list under Advanced tab.

2 Choose MP4 as output format for your video

Open the format list and then choose “MP4” under the “Video Formats” section. The default optimized video settings make the output MP4 videos look great on your protable video players.

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The same step, if you want to extract audio from video on Mac, just choose MP3, WAV and AAC as your audio format. Click "Options" button to customize output settings if you want to resize the attribute of video and audio. And titles also can be added into chapters as you need, clike "Merge into one file" right on the main interface.

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3 Start Conversion

After all above the steps you can click "Convert" button to start the conversion and ripping your DVD into the right thing you need, it won't be long time to wait.

Before the DVD to MP4, you can edit the DVD videos briefly.

  • You can trim the DVD video to multiple segments to fit on your portable devices.
  • You can also merge several clips into a large one.
  • What's more, you can change the video effect to Gray, Old Film and so on.
  • Besides, cropping the video to get rid of the black boarders is available as well.
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