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

In the year 2008, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said that he and his company asked themselves "What would happen if a MacBook and an iPad hooked up?" The result is that two new MacBook Airs with screen sizes of 11.6 inches and 13.3 inches and instant-on capabilities comes out, starting at just $999, and now available for $899. In recent years, MacBook Air has become one of the best-selling Macintosh ultraportable notebook computers, and since Apple has release 6 Macbook Air models with different specifications producedin total, you can choose one according to your preference. Althrough the new 12 inches Macbook Air with Retina display and a USB-C port was not released at 2016 Apple Spring event, it will surly be out in the near future. Here we will teach you the way to play/watch DVD on Macbook Air by ripping/converting DVD to Macbook Air supported video formats.

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How to Play and Watch DVD on Macbook Air?

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WinX DVD Ripper for Mac - Free Rip and Convert DVD to MP4, M4V and MOV Macbook Air supported video formats.

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Apple Macbook Air

Features that Make Watching DVD on Macbook MacBook Air a Perfect Experice

1. MacBook Air is highly portable and flexible
If you have an iPod, iPhone, or iPad, you're already taking advantage of all that flash storage has to offer: reliability, speed, and efficiency. Flash allows you to access data quickly, and it gives MacBook Air the astonishing ability to remain in standby mode for up to 30 days, which means your MacBook Air snaps to in an instant, whether you open it tomorrow, next week, or next month.

However, with allowing of instant-on capabilities for MacBook Air, it lacks built-in DVD drive. 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. High resolution display on MacBook enpower a DVD Player
MacBook Air measures a mere 4.86 millimeters (0.19 inch) thin, yet the resolution is so high, you'll feel like you're looking at a much larger screen. The 11-inch MacBook Air features a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio and a resolution greater than typical 13-inch notebook, while the 13-inch MacBook Air wows with a resolution equivalent to a typical 15-inch notebook. It is pretty cool to play 16:9 DVD on MacBook Air seamlessly.

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

Preparation: Free Download DVD Ripper software for Mac / for Windows, install it under guidance and open up it when you have DVD to Macbook Air needs.

Play Watch DVD on Macbook Air with WinX DVD Ripper for Mac

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, MP4, MOV, M4V can all be found here;

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!

Note: You can convert .dvdmedia to various SD/HD video formats like to MP4, MOV, M4V, AVI, MTS, DVD VOB formats. If youYou can also select the portable devices as you like, Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMovie, Android mobile/pad, Microsoft device, Sony PSP

WinX HD Video Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use video converter software compatible with any Mac OS X, including the latest macOS Sierra. Its unique feature makes it a breeze to convert .dvdmedia file, Multi-track 1080P HD video, SD video and Blu-ray video, either existing video or homemade one. The advanced transcode technology, High Quality Engine and De-interlacing Engine help you adjust all video/audio parameters to balance their quality and file size, normally delivering up to 32x real-time converting speed. It also act as YouTube video downloader and converter, movable slideshow maker, screen and camera video recorder.

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.

If you also want to rip and convert DVD to iPhone 6/6s (Plus)/SE/7, iPad Air/Pro/mini, iPod Touch, Samsung Galaxy Note/S series, HTC One, Google New Nexus 7, Chromecast, Amazon Kindle Fire, PSP and so on mobile devices, please stick with WinX DVD Ripper for Mac and WinX DVD Ripper Platinum (for Windows user)!

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