How to Convert DVD to M4V on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
DVD to M4V Ripper for Mac can rip DVD to M4V video (without DRM protection). It can also rip DVD to all the other video and audio formats including MPEG, MPG, MKV, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, M4V, MP3, MKA, AIFF, WMA, M4A, AC3, AAC, WAV, OGG, etc. on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion included). This DVD to M4V Ripper for Mac supports both commercial DVD and homemade DVDs.
Now we will show you how to rip DVD to M4V on Mac step by step.
Step 1: Free download and install DVD to M4V Ripper for Mac
Download DVD to M4V Ripper for Mac first. Intel version and PowerPC version are either available, which is for Intel processor or PowerPC processor based computers. These are the free trial versions of DVD to M4V Ripper for Mac. Download now and try for totally free.
Step 2: Load DVD to convert to M4V video
Launch DVD Ripper for Mac, there are three ways of loading DVD. You are allowed to add multiple DVD folders.
a. The program will automatically detect DVD files and start loading.
b. Click File->Load DVD or Load DVD Files from main menu to browse your computer hard drive and select the DVD you want to Load.
c. Just easily drag and drop DVD files into program for converting.
Step 3: Select M4V as output format
Click the image button on the right of each video item, set output file name and select M4V as the output format from the Format list.
Step 4: Change M4V Video and audio Settings
You can change the Resolution, Encoder, Bit rate and Frame rate of the M4V video and Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder and Bit Rate of the M4V Audio. The size of the M4V file depends a lot on these settings.
Step 5: Select output directory
Click DVD Ripper->Preference->Output from main menu, you can choose directory for locating converted files and screen captures.
Step 6: Start to Rip DVD to M4V on Mac (Mountain Lion supported)
When all the settings are done, click Convert->Start Conversion so the DVD Ripper for Mac will do the job. The DVD to M4V ripping time varies from several minutes to less than an hour, mainly depending on your selected titles and your computer performance. So wait patiently until ripping DVD to M4V complete.
M4V is one of the formats used for video podcasts, based on a codec used by the QuickTime. This codec is part of the MPEG-4, a global multimedia standard and this standard was introduced to provide optimized video podcasts for the video iPod. In a word, M4V is MPEG-4 file extension used for videos downloaded from the Apple iTunes store; includes music videos, TV episodes, and full-length movies; similar to a MP4 file, but may be copy-protected using Apple's FairPlay DRM copyright protection.