How to Convert DVD to ISO on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Many DVD fans would love to save DVD movies as ISO image files or simply copy DVD files to ISO for backing up those fantastic DVD files and easily playing them on their media center. Here we will show you how to convert DVD to ISO on Mac (Mountain Lion included) by using DVD Backup for Mac, and manage those ISO files for all the Mac users.
Part 1 How to convert DVD files to ISO Image
Step 1 Launch the DVD Copy program
After downloading, please install and then launch the program.
Step 2 Insert your DVD Disc
Before actual processing, please insert your DVD disc so that you can then convert what you like on the disc to ISO image files.
Step 3 Choose ISO to rip DVD files to ISO on Mac (Mountain Lion supported)
Step 4 Name the files and Choose the Location
Name the files you want to save and choose where to save those files.
Step 5 Start Copying
After all things are done, click Start to start copying DVD to ISO on Mac. It will finish in seconds.
Part 2 How to play ISO File on Mac for free
After copying DVD to ISO, let's share how to play ISO file on Mac for Free. Following are the specific tips for you:
1. Free Play ISO with Apple DVD Player
To play a movie that is saved in ISO file format on Mac OS X, start the built-in DVD Player (find it in the Applications Folder, and it won't be on the Dock at the bottom of your screen by default). Then in Finder (or on your Desktop) double click the ISO file to mount the ISO movie file. Apple DVD Player will automatically recognize that a movie DVD has been loaded and will start playing the movie immediately.
2. Free Play with VLC Player
Meanwhile, you can also use VLC player to play the ISO file on Mac (Mountain Lion supported). Just open the VLC media player and drag the ISO file to the VLC menu. Double click to start playing. With these methods you can play ISO Files on your Mac. More importantly, you can play DVD Movies saved as ISO files on the newest Mac OS Snow Leopard.
3. Front Row
Now we have to recur the Front Row to play ISO image. Put ISO file into a folder with a movie's name, and put this folder into the Movies Folder. Now you can play ISO Image with Front Row of your Mac.
Note: If you wanna convert your favorite ISO image files to DVD, please refer to ISO to DVD.