Rip and Backup DVD on macOS High Sierra 10.13

Q: “I have collected lots of DVD discs, I want to backup them on my Mac with macOS High Sierra 10.13, but my previous DVD ripper doesn’t work smoothly. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.”

macOS High Sierra 10.13 is the fourteenth version of macOS, and the follow up to macOS Sierra, which is highly focused on refining macOS Sierra.

Yet the release does add some brand new features to the table. Noteworthy additions include external GPU support, which provides compatibility with VR headsets for the very first time, and Apple File System (APFS), which replaces the previous HFS+ file system. While some of DVD fans may encounter questions like: Can’t backup and rip DVD on macOS High Sierra; My previous DVD ripper doesn’t work on macOS High Sierra, etc. So, this article aims at solving your questions and providing a safe and simple way to rip and backup DVD on macOS High Sierra 10.13

To rip and backup DVD on macOS High Sierra, you can choose an up-to-date DVD ripper for macOS High Sierra. Here, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended with below features:

  • Compatible with macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, etc.
  • Native supports any kinds of DVDs: 2D/3D, 4K, 1080P, 720P, Disney, Copy-protected DVD discs.
  • Remove all DVD restrictions like: AAC, BD+, CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS and PuppetLock.
  • Provides 250+ popular formats like: H.265/HEVC, H.264 mp4, mkv, mov, mpg, wmv, flv, 3gp, etc. video formats for playing on 150+ devices such as: iPhone (8, X), iPad, Galaxy Note8, Apple TV 4K, Android phone or tablets, Xbox, PS3/PS4 (Pro), etc.
  • 1:1 entire copy DVD with original structure or directly copy DVD main movie only.
  • A built-in editor that allows you adjust video effects, trim, crop and add personal watermark, etc.

For Windows users, if you want to rip/copy DVD movies on Windows PC, please turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows.

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Step-by-step to Rip and Backup DVDs on macOS High Sierra 10.13

Mac Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Windows share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Movies

Install and run the best DVD ripper for macOS High Sierra, and click Load disc button to load the DVD movies to the program

Here, DVD ISO and Video_TS folder files are supported as well.


Step 2. Set output format

2.1 Rip DVD on macOS High Sierra.

Click Format drop-down menu and pick up pick up H.265 Video(*. mp4) from Common Video or HD Video category as your output format, which perform best in macOS High Sierra.

Or you can choose other presets according to your devices.


2.2 Copy DVD main movie only

Click Format bar, choose Copy > Directly Copy from the Format menu and then specify a folder to save the M2TS files from DVD disc. Then you will get the movie without any ads, trailers.


2.3 Copy Whole DVD content on macOS High Sierra

Click the quick button “Copy the entire disc” to copy the DVD to hard drive, including the menus, titles, ads, etc.

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD on macOS High Sierra

When everything is ok, click the “Convert” button to rip and copy DVD on macOS High Sierra. (DVD copy protection will be removed automatically)

Once processing is complete, your video can be found at output folder on your Mac’s Hard Drive.

Now you’re able to play the converted DVD movies on your macOS High Sierra without hassle.

Additional Tips:

If you not only wanna rip DVD, but also intend to convert Blu-ray or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, AVI videos on macOS High Sierra, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac will be your first and best choice.

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