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How to Rip Moonlight Movie DVD to HD MP4 or Other Format on Windows (10) and Mac (10.13)

Make a digital copy of Oscar Best Picture winner Moonlight (2016) DVD following the guide below.

Which movie won Best Picture at 89th Academy Awards 2017? La La Land? No. The right one is Moonlight, a LGBT film with all-black cast. Despite of low grossing, Moonlight is highly appreciated and receives many awards at most authoritative film awarding ceremonies. It wins Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Ali and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jenkins and McCraney at 2017 Oscars among eight Oscar nominations, and captures Best Motion Picture - Drama and five other nominations at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. It grossed $31 million only worldwide, a very small number. But now, those guys who let this good movie pass by in theaters wonder when Moonlight digital/streaming is available, when Moonlight DVD is released, and how to rip Moonlight DVD to MP4 or other files for flexible playback and backup. Here're the answers.

Rip Moonlight DVD to MP4

It's EASY and FAST to rip Moonlight DVD to MP4 or other format

With WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, Moonlight DVD ripping is just a piece of cake. It can detect correct main title automatically, offers hundreds of output profiles (incl. MP4, AVI, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.) to select, and will finish DVD ripping without quality loss in a very short time. You can put virtually all movie DVDs into it.

Moonlight (2016) Digital and DVD Release Datess

Moonlight digital release date: February 14, 2017. (Tip: It is available to buy on Amazon Video and iTunes.)
Moonlight DVD release date: February 28, 2017, available to buy or rent on Amazon, Netflix, Redbox, etc. (Tip: Blu-ray release date is also set for this day.)

How to Rip/Copy Moonlight DVD to MP4 or Other Digital Format?

In addition to purchasing Moonlight digital HD file from video streaming services, we can also get a digital copy off purchased or rented Moonlight DVD disc by making use of a DVD ripper for personal use. Because of copy protections embedded, free DVD ripper like HandBrake is unable to handle it. You need to turn to a professional one like WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. Download and install it on your Windows or Mac. Even new OS, such as Windows 10 and macOS Sierra, is supported.

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Then just follow the steps below, and download a copy of Moonlight from DVD disc within 20 minutes. Certainly the DVD ripping speed also depends on your computer configurations.

Steps on how to rip Moonlight 2016 DVD

Step 1. Load Moonlight DVD disc.
Insert Moonlight DVD disc into computer DVD-ROM drive, launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, and then click on "DVD Disc" button to select Moonlight DVD and hit "OK". Then it will load all DVD titles and recognize the correct main title automatically with lightning speed.

Step 2. Choose an output format profile.
From the auto pop-up Output Profile window, you'll see hundreds of profiles, covering DVD backup profile, device profile, common video profile, music profile and web video profile. You just need to choose one based on your own needs. For example, if you want to play Moonlight on iPhone 7, simply scroll down to "Apple Device", click on "to iPhone Video", and then choose "iPhone 7, Plus (MPEG4)" or "iPhone 7, Plus (H264)" and hit "OK" to move to next step.

Step 3. Begin ripping Moonlight DVD.
If you don't need to select audio track, subtitle track or do other adjustments, simply hit "RUN" button at the bottom right to begin ripping DVD Moonlight to HD MP4, AVI, WMV or other format without quality loss.

Tip: If it can't rip correctly, go back to tick "Safe Mode" and try again.

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.

Learn More about WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

* It supports ripping home-made and commercial latest DVDs because of unparalleled decryption ability. It can circumvent DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM, etc.

* It offers a multitude of output profiles to fit for users' different needs, helping rip (Moonlight) DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG2, MKV (available in Mac edition only), iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Sony PSP, etc.

* With cutting-edge technologies built in, it excels in DVD ripping speed. It supports up to 8 CPU cores, owns optimal configuration for newest CUDA and i5 i7 CPU, and applies Super Encode Engine based on MMX- SSE & 3DNow! and Hyper-threading tech. Many users replied that they could finish DVD ripping in a matter of minutes.


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