MacTheRipper is a free DVD Ripper/Extractor for Mac OS X. You can extract copyright DVD movies to your local hard drive, excluding all the copy protection and region specific restrictions levied by the DVD publishers. MacTheRipper extract and makes the DVD movie free from Macrovision protection, CSS encryption, and the RCE region protection enabling you to make any number of unrestricted copies of any DVD. You need not to play the DVD with a DVD Player to rip it to your unprotected hard drive. Mac The Ripper Snow Leopard can also remove UOPs i.e. User Operation Prohibitions such as FBI warnings, intros, previews, logos, etc. Can even extract ARccOS protected, improperly handled or damaged DVDs. So using this free dvd ripper, you can backup your copyright DVD movie easily!
To extract copyright DVD in Mac OS X, follow the steps below:-
- Download and install MacTheRipper DVD extractor.
- To extract DVD, insert your DVD disc into the DVD drive and launch the MacTheRipper application and if applicable, set the RCE options. After scanning the DVD in the drive if ‘DISC RCE: -CLEAR-‘ appears, then you can leave the default status of ‘RCE Region’ popup menu as ‘OFF’. Please make sure that the when RCE’s status is ‘-CLEAR-‘, and then the RCE Region should be turned ‘OFF’.
- Now under the ‘Disc’ tab and press the ‘GO!’ button (or hit the ‘Return’ key or ‘Enter’) after selecting the extraction type and the other related options as per the requirements.
- Once the DVD extraction finish you will find the output files (.VOB extension) in the folder you have specified earlier.
WARNING: Navigation can be affected by disabling UOPs on some DVDs. While disabling UOPs, ensure in advance that the DVD is verified with a DVD Player before burning it to DVD±R disc.
Disclaimer: Any copyright infringing activity you choose to perpetrate using this application is illegal, wrong, and beyond our control.