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Did you update your Mac El Capitan to macOS Sierra operating system? After the update, have you ever tried to rip DVD on your Mac? If not, I suggest you to have a try cause many DVD Rippers don’t work on this new system. Do you also remember that when Apple released El Capitan, it made many DVD ripping tools and Blu-ray ripping toolsout of work? And now, the problem comes back. But don’t worry, we have gathered top 3 DVD Rippers for Mac OS X 10.12 macOS Sierra here for you.
These three DVD Ripper applications can run perfectly on the latest system. They allows you to rip and convert DVD discs, DVD video-ts folders, DVD IFO/ISO images on macOS Sierra. With them, you can copy DVD to Seagate Wireless Plus, WD My Cloud, Synology NAS, etc to store your DVD collections safely and steam DVD movies on Samsung Smart TV with Plex without using the discs again. Top 3 DVD Rippers for macOS Sierra
No.1 macOS Sierra DVD Ripper: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac
Key features: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is your best DVD copying and backing up tool on macOS Sierra which can rip and backup DVD in any copy protection like Sony, Disney and region codes. It can convert DVD to any other formats like H.265, M3U8, MP4, MOV , M4V, AVI, WMV, MPG, MKV, etc or MP4/MOV with multi-track audios for playback on iOS/Android/Windows Tablets/Phones, HD Media Players (WDTV), editing software (Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, etc.), and more.
And other than that, Pavtube ByteCopy is also able to encode DVDs to MKV container format with preserving chapter markers, multiple audio tracks and subtitles and make it possible for you to easily select your needed tracks, subtitles when watching DVD movies with your media players. creating 3D video is supported by ByteCopy. What’s more, it also can rip and copy Blu-ray.
Pros: A top Multi-track Blu-ray/DVD Converter to all of you with excellent ability to pick up multi-track for playing BD/DVD movies on Media Players and portable device. It also can extract subtitle/audio from Blu-ray/DVD.
Cons: It is a paid one. If you want to use its free trial version, you have to bear the watermark in the middle of the video.
Editor’s note: If I need a more powerful DVD Ripper, Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is no doubt the best choice.
Related: ByteCopy Review | ByteCopy for Mac Review
NO.2 macOS Sierra DVD Ripper: MakeMKV for Mac
Key features: We’ve praised MakeMKV for Mac before for its ability to quickly and easily rip DVDs to high quality MKV files with a single click. The app has been in beta for a long time (years, in fact), which is just as well, since the developers promise to start charging for Blu-ray ripping once the app leaves beta. The app’s strong suits are that it’s fast, super easy, and cross-platform.
Pros: The app preserves all of the source disc’s information, including tracks, chapters, HD audio, menus, and so on. The app is completely free.
Cons: Only MKV output.
Editor’s note: I found little software will keep multiple audio and subtitle tracks when ripping BD/DVD discs. But MakeMKV and Pavtube ByteCopy must be in the list.
Related Make: MKV Alternative | MakeMKV Alternative for Mac
NO.3 macOS Sierra DVD Ripper: Handbrake for Mac
Key features: Handbrake for Mac is our favorite video encoder for a reason: it’s simple, easy to use, easy to install, and offers a wealth of tweaking options to get the best possible file as a result. If you’re daunted by them, you don’t even have to use them—the app will compensate for you and pick some settings it thinks you’ll like based on your destination device. So many of you like Handbrake that many of you use it in conjunction with another app (like VLC, which makes ripping easy)—you’ll let another app do the rip and crack the DRM on your discs, and then process the file through Handbrake for encoding.
Pros: The app is fast, can make the most of multi-core processors to speed up the process, and is completely open source. Best of all, it’s completely free.
Cons: Only outputs MP4, MKV formats. Only can rip unencrypted DVD. Handbrake isn’t updated often. Its presets are often out of date.
Editor’s note: Since it is free, I think I will choose it first if I need a DVD Ripper. After all, MP4 is enough for nearly all devices and media players.
Related: Handbrake Alternative | Handbrake 1.0.0 Review Simple Comparison of Top 3 DVD Rippers for macOS Sierra
macOS Sierra DVD Ripper Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac MakeMKV for Mac Handbrake for Mac
Supported Input Files
Blu-ray Yes Yes No
DVD Yes Yes Unsupported DVD
Supported Output Files
MP4 Yes No Yes
MKV lossless MKV lossless MKV Yes
Multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI Yes No No
H.265/HEVC Yes No No
SD/HD WMV/3GP/MOV/AVI Yes No No
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To sum up, Pavtube ByCopy for Mac is the best DVD ripper to copy DVD on Mac OS X macOS Sierra for its comprehensive features, fastest speed and quality service. Although, it is a bit expensive, it is an all-in-one Blu-ray & DVD copying and ripping tool as well as providing multi-track and 3D ouput. Besides, it can rip Blu-rays and DVDs to popular video formats, AVI, MOV, WMV, MP4, FLV etc, for playback on Mac and mobiles or uploading to video-sharing website
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