How to Convert DVD to MOV on Mac with DVD to MOV (Mountain Lion included)
The conversion from DVD files to MOV files needs which kind of converter? DVD to MOV Ripper for Mac can convert DVD video to MOV video on Mac (Mountain Lion supported). It can rip either encrypted commercial DVDs or homemade DVDs to videos and audios easily so you can enjoy them on Mac, online and on the go.
Practical options are included in this DVD to MOV Converter for Mac. The DVD titles will be displayed when DVD is imported. You could then select any part of DVD titles and chapters to convert, adjust parameters, or merge into one file. The merge option is especially useful when you want to rip the entire DVD into one video file.
Besides converting DVD file to MOV, you can also rip DVD movies for playing on iPod/iPhone/iPad, PSP, video player, game console, and all popular portable devices. Here is a step-by-step guide to rip DVD file to MOV on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion included).
Step 1: Free download and install DVD Ripper for Mac
The Mac DVD Ripper is free to use, but the output videos will have watermarks. After ordered and registered the application, you can free convert DVD to MOV without watermark. It provides both Intel and PowerPC versions. Download the right version of this depending on your computer hardware.
Step 2: Load DVD to convert to MOV
Insert DVD into your DVD-ROM. 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 MOV as output format
Click image button on the right side of each item, set output file name and choose MOV as the output format from following list. There are a variety of video and audio format for output.
Step 4: Change MOV Video and audio Settings
You can change the Resolution, Encoder, Bit rate and Frame rate of the MOV video and Sample Rate, Channels, Encoder and Bit Rate of the MOV Audio. The size of the MOV file depends a lot on these settings.
Step 5: Select output directory
Click DVD Ripper->Preference->Output on the main menu and set the output directory.
Step 6: Start the ripping
When everything is set, click Convert->Start Conversion and then the program will rip files from DVD to MOV for you.
MOV is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped files. QuickTime Content (.mov, .qt), developed by Apple Computer, is a file format for storing and playing back MOVies with sound. This flexible format isn't limited to Macintosh operating systems.
The QuickTime (.mov) file format functions as a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which stores a particular type of data: audio, video, effects, or text (e.g. for subtitles).