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How to Rip DVD to AVI format on Mac OS X and Windows

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I'm a mac user, how can I rip a DVD to AVI for my PS3? The thing is my daughter wants to watch some parts of the DVD on my PS3. Does somebody know what kind of software should I use to do rip the DVD into an PS3 acceptable AVI format?

You might have stacks of DVDs laying around the house, and want to rip and convert DVD to AVI on Mac (or on PC) to backup movies or home DVD recording. If you're looking for what is probably the easiest way to decrypt the DVD and convert to AVI video format, DVD Ripper for Mac is definitely the way to go.

Not only rip your media DVD to AVI format to enjoy them on your Mac or media center, but also a great way to create backups without rifling through your collection and swapping discs, DVD Ripper for Mac is an easy-to-use yet multifaceted tool for ripping DVDs as well as editing individual scenes, cropping the video to adding in effects. Regardless of commercial or home-made DVDs, you can handle the ripping task without a hitch using this software. For Windows users, please use DVD Ripper for Windows to convert your DVD to AVI file extension.

Let's take a look at how to rip DVD to AVI on Mac OS X. Besides capable of converting DVD to AVI video, it also supports the conversion from DVD collection to a wide range of popular video formats including MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, MKV, etc., with the subtitle you like or without subtitles.

Step 1: Import DVD disc

Insert your DVD into your computer's DVD-ROM drive. Click "Load DVD" button to browse your Mac and then select the DVD files you want to rip. The DVD to AVI converter for Mac can also rip from DVD folder and ISO files.

In this step, you can choose DVD subtitle and audio, rename the output files, make a selection of titles and chapters to be ripped, as well as to play the DVD movie in the built-in player.

Step 2: Choose "AVI" as Output Profile

Click on the device icon at the right side of video processing list, and then it will switch to the following output file format choosing panel. Just select AVI tab.

If converting exclusively for any of the devices in the "Presets" List (see left), simply click on that device and the settings will be automatically applied in the output settings window.

You can manually configure a wide variety of setting options. This Mac DVD to AVI Converter presents many of exposed controls for video and audio settings:

Edit DVD Videos (optional)

The Mac DVD to AVI converter handles DVD ripping as well as simple video editing tasks. Select a title or chapter and click "Edit" on the top Menu to call out video edit window: split the video or get a segment from the video, crop the video frame, rotate the video, change Brightness, Contrast and Saturation, and much more. Get more detailed with DVD Ripper for Mac guide.

Step 3: Begin DVD to AVI Mac conversion

After you have everything set up how you like, click the "Convert" button in the bottom-right of the screen to start converting DVD to .AVI for Mac. Sit back and wait for ripping to finish. The amount of time it takes will vary based on the size of the DVD and which extra chapters and features you selected.

When the process has completed successfully, Go to the output directory and you'll find your AVI file. Now you can backup it on an external drive or view on supported portable devices.


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