We may want to watch DVD movies on iPod and iPhone. Yet, a general DVD is in MPEG-2 or VOB format with CSS copy protection. To put a DVD movie onto iPod and iPhone on Mac OS X, you need a free DVD to iTunes ripper program to remove the copy protections and rip the DVD movie to iTunes compatible video first.
Convert DVD to iTunes on Mac free would not add up Apple's financial interest, but only shrink the demand for its online iTunes Store. Apple could earn from $3 to $15 per chick, depending if you rent or buy. So Apple would stay with the profits with no doubt, not allowing ripping and converting DVDs free as it seems not a big challenge which Apple could not resolve.
Truth is there are already so many freeware can do the job of ripping DVD to iTunes for Mac.
DVD to iTunes on Mac free converting process is unexceptionable easy and fast. You can put your favorite DVD movies into iTunes library on Mac with only a few clicks and enjoy them anytime/anywhere on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, etc. Download the free DVD to iTunes ripper below (on Mac or PC).
The following step by step tutorial is designed to show how to free rip and convert DVD Captain America: Civil War to iTunes on Mac OS X.
Step 1. Launch and install WinX DVD Ripper Mac Free. It is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6-10.14. Insert your DVD into your DVD-Rom, and then run WinX DVD Ripper Mac Free. Click "DVD Disc" button. You can also load your DVD from your hard disc by clicking the DVD adding button.
Step 2. Select output format.
In the program's interface, go to the "Output Profile"; choose the right output format in the list. To convert DVD to iTunes on Mac, directly click "to iTunes Video", and choose between iTunes (H264) and iTunes (MPEG4).
Step 3. Define Destination Folder.
You can click the "browse" icon to indicate the to-be-saved path of the iTunes supported DVD video. You can also set audio/video/advanced settings if you have upper demanding of your ripping and converting on Mac. Like you can customize the quality of the output video. Click the setting button to adjust audio and video parameters like bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, video resolution, etc to meet your specific needs.
Step 4: Start conversion
After all you finish the above steps, click "RUN" to start the conversion. The output digital video can be played back on MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro, or sync to iPhone, iPad Pro, iPad Mini, iPod. >> Transfer DVD to iTunes
For Windows Users, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (the professional version of WinX Free DVD Ripper) is a nice solution to backup copy protected DVD movies to MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG, 3GP, iPhone, ipad, etc.
Note: Free convert DVD to iTunes on Mac, you can also realize REMANE function to distinguish the original DVD with the converted one.
Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.
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Donna Peng has been working as a copywriter in Digiarty Software for many years. She has written loads of articles to help people handle their DVDs, videos and other stuff.