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Play/Watch DVD on MacBook Air - Rip DVD to MP4/M4V on MacBook Air

MacBook Air is one of the best-selling Mac ultraportable notebook computers in 2020. With the new Mac laptop, users will have better processor, 128GB-1TB large storage, True Tone display, advanced graphic card, thin and classic design, etc. While enjoy these benefits, there is always another concern that comes to users' minds: how to play DVD on MacBook Air? Here we will teach you the way to play/watch DVD on Macbook Air 2019/Retina by ripping/converting DVD to Macbook Air supported video formats.

Watch DVD on Macbook Air

How to Play and Watch DVD on Macbook Air?

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Can't Watch DVD on Macbook MacBook Air...

1. MacBook Air has no DVD drive
To remain as light as possible, MacBook Air has no CD, DVD or SuperDrive. And when you want to play and watch a DVD on MacBook, the common approach does not work. Alternative solution is rip DVD to Mac-friendly formats like MP4/M4V/MOV.

2. DVDs won't play on Macbook Air
As MacBook Air doesn't come with a built-in DVD drive, you can get an Apple USB SuperDrive or other external drive to play a DVD. However, this doesn't mean a smooth DVD playback on Mac. In fact, SuperDrive won't recognize DVD, the player tries to load and then ejects the DVD, DVD not permitted, and other Mac won't play DVD errors happen all the time.

How to Rip DVD to MP4, M4V etc. Mac Formats for Playing DVD on MacBook Air?

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Rip DVD to MacBook Air

Step 1 - Load DVD Source into Software
Firstly, import your DVD content into DVD to Macbook Air converter after you successfully put your DVD into the DVD-ROM;

Step 2 - Choose an Output Format
Then, an "Output Profile" windows will appear after the DVD content is completely imported into ripper, and you can choose whatever format as you like in the "Mac General Video" category, like convert DVD to MP4, MOV, M4V. You can convert DVD to various SD/HD video formats like MKV, WMV, HEVC, AVI, MTS, DVD VOB, etc. You can also select the portable devices as you like, Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMovie, Android mobile/pad, Microsoft device, Sony PSP.

Step 3 - Select the Destination Folder
There will be a destination folder by default, but if you have a certain place to save your converted video, please click "Browse" to reset the destination folder;

Step 4 - Start DVD to Macbook Air Format Ripping
Hit "RUN" icon to begin DVD to Macbook Air supported video format conversion. When the conversion finishes, you can play and watch DVD on Macbook Air anywhere at any place!

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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author - Donna Peng

Donna Peng

Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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