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How to convert DVD to MOV on Mac using Mac DVD Ripper?

If you have some DVDs on your shelf, sure you want to make the most of them by adding them to QuickTime, editing them in Final Cut Pro or iMovie for entertainment. To do so, you may want to convert DVD to MOV on Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included). You can also backup your precious DVDs on your Mac and play them on iPad. The following content aims at introducing how to convert DVD to MOV on Mac in just a few clicks.


To encode & convert DVD to QuickTime MOV Mac, we use DVD Ripper for Mac. For Windows users, please check out our professional DVD Ripper for Windows.


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Step-by-step Guide to Rip & Convert DVD to QuickTime MOV on Mac


Load DVD Source

Insert the DVD disc into your drive and open this Mac DVD to MOV converter. Add you DVD movies to the program by clicking on Load DVD button. Alternatively, you can hit "Load IFO" to import IFO files. In a minute, your DVD files will be listed at the main panel.



Select Output Formats as MOV

Click a small icon (showing the original format) and choose MOV from the format drop-down list as the output file format. You can also select your portable devices as the output.



Change MOV Video and Audio Settings (Optional)

Select media information by clicking the hovering button to customize the output file settings as you like. It can promote the video effect while you rip DVD to MOV on Mac.



Start to Convert DVD to MOV on Mac

When all settings are done, click the "Start" button to start conversion. And DVD to QuickTime Converter for Mac will take everything from here.


When the process is finished, DVD Ripper for Mac will pop up a message alerting you of the success. Have fun.



1. If you want to combine several DVD chapters into one file, on the main interface, there is a check box "Merge into one file”, select it, and you will only get one output file instead of several files by chapters.


2. After you load the DVD file you may want to do some editing. Click "Edit" or "Clip" button to customize your DVD movies!

Crop: Enables you to customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc) and cut off black margins of the videos
Effect: You can use this function to set the brightness, contrast, saturation, apply different movie styles like
Watermark: Add image or textual watermark to the video
Clip: Allows you to trim unwanted parts of the video


3. It’s absolutely easy to convert DVD to MOV on Windows. DVD Ripper for Windows is the most reliable DVD to MOV converter which is able to rip & convert DVD to MOV on Windows easily. The steps are as easy as 1-2-3: Import DVD movies, select output format and convert. That’s it.