How to Convert DVD to DivX on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Many people want to rip their DVD discs or other DVD files (DVD folder, DVD IFO file, DVD Video_TS folder, DVD VOB etc) to DivX for either small size while maintaining relatively high visual quality, or playback on DivX players. If you need to rip and convert DVD to DivX on Mac, this DVD Ripper for Mac is one of your best choices. The optimized DivX option provided by this app make it easy to convert any DVD file to DivX with high-quality conversion effect.
Now, download and install this Mac DVD Ripper to rip DVD to DivX. This great app has Intel version and PowerPC version. You can select the right version according to your Mac computer's hardware. After that, run it and continue to follow the guide to finish the conversion.
Supported Mac OS: MAC OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on iMac, Mac Pro, Mac Mini, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air etc.
Step 1: Load DVD to this DVD to DivX converter for Mac
Insert a DVD disc, and then drag & drop the DVD icon into this program. If your DVD files have already on your Mac, you can load them by either clicking File>Load DVD or Load DVD Files from the main menu to browse and add files or simply dragging and dropping the target files.
Note: this DVD Ripper for Mac supports batch conversion. You can load one or several DVD files to this program for ripping at a time. And how long the conversion process takes will completely depend on the size of the DVD files and the performace of your computer.
Step 2: Select DivX as the output format
Click the Format icon to open its output format list, where you can select an optimized DivX format under the Common Video category.
Step 3: Start DVD to DivX conversion
The last step you need to do is to hit the Start button in the lower-right corner of the interface. It's ok. Just let this smart DVD Ripper for Mac do the rest things for you. After conversion, you can get some DivX-encoded vdieo files.
Learn more about DivX:
Actually, DivX is one of various video codecs, packaged in a video format container like AVI or MKV. A DivX video is the one in DivX codec. At present, there are two DivX codecs: the regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec and the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD codec. The former is maily used in AVI file, while the latter is widely used in MKV. DivX Codec has become very popular because of its ability to compress lengthy video clips into small-size ones while maintaining relatively high visual quality.