How to backup DVD on Mac El Capitan with original structure

Summary: The article shows you the most common DVD backing up methods: Full Disc Copy DVD Movie, Copy DVD Main Movie and back up DVD to MP4/MKV/AVI/MOV/WMV, etc. videos with lossless quality.

There are many instances wherein you may need to copy the entire content of a DVD disc into your hard drive for safe keeping. Look no further! This guide will present you three simple and reliable methods to losslessly backup DVD on Mac OS X El Capitan. Just check it out!

Generally speaking, copying DVD movies is not an easy task since they are usually protected by new copy protection, which prevents them from being copied or ripped. To backup a copyright protected DVD quickly and efficiently, what you need is a more professional DVD ripping tool. Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is the one ideal DVD ripping software for you.

Overall, this DVD backup software is fully compatible with Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, etc. It prefers to bypass the encryption immediately after it appears, stripping the protection before playback software recognizes the disc, and it can always catch up with the latest DVD copy protection variant. With the tool, you can easily copy DVD whole content or just backup main movie from DVD with its provided copying features. Plus, it also enables users to fast rip video/audio from DVDs and convert them to MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, VOB, MP3, OGG, WMA, etc. for playing and sharing anywhere you like. At the meanwhile, Brorsoft DVD Ripper is an ideal DVD copying and ripping tool for Windows users.

Method One: Losslessly Backup DVD with original structure

Step 1. Launch the DVD copying software. Click the DVD disc button to load your DVD movies. The DVD titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.

Step 2: Click “Browse” button to select a destination folder for the output files.

Step 3: Click quick button “Copy the entire disc” to starts copying the DVD disc to hard drive maintaining the original structure.

As soon as the copying task finished, you can click “Open” button to get the output videos. The backed up DVD movie is usually saved as a directory file structure within which there are VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folder. The VIDEO_TS folder contains main movies (.vob) and lots of system files (.ifo and .bup).

Method Two: Losslessly Copy DVD Main Movie and leave out extras

Step 1. Launch the DVD backup software Mac. Click the DVD disc button to load your DVD content.

Step 2. Click “Format” bar, choose “Copy” > “Directly Copy” from the Format menu to copy the . vob files only which contains the main movie on your DVD disc.

Step 3. Finally, click “Convert” button to start lossless DVD Backup for Main Movie. When the copying work is done, you are able to click “Open” button to get the output .vob files without any other extra contents.

Method Three: Losslessly Backup DVD to MKV/MP4/AVI/MOV/WMV…

To copy a DVD as video/audio files like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, M4V, FLV, MKV, MP3, WMA, etc. to your computer’s hard drive, Brorsoft DVD ripping program can also help you achieve it.

Step 1. Add DVD movies > Insert the DVD disc to the DVD disc drive and click the “Load Disc” button to have movies uploaded to the program.

Step 2. Select the output format > In the “Format” menu, choose either a video or an audio format as the output format. This Mac DVD converter also has 150+ presets for almost all popular multimedia devices. You are allowed to choose one device as the output format as well.

Step 3. Start the conversion > Click the “Convert” button to rip DVD to any video or audio format under Mac OS X El Capitan. That’s it ! You’ve made it!

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