Best 5 Free DVD Ripper for Mac including macOS Sierra

Summary: Do you want a free DVD Ripper for Mac even supporting the newest macOS Sierra? If so, read the article where tells the best 5 free DVD Rippers for Mac including macOS Sierra.

Comparing with Windows free DVD Ripper, free DVD Ripper for Mac is more difficult to find, especially when it needs the free DVD Ripper is compatible with the newest macOS Sierra operating system. It is a headache for those who have many DVD collections and need to rip DVD on Mac to hard drive so that they can play DVD with QuickTime or put DVD to iTunes for streaming on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV at home over the network without needing DVD Player.

 

Now, this article will save you in that here introduced you best 5 free DVD Ripper for Mac including macOS Sierra so that you can copy DVD to hard drive and convert DVD to digital files on Mac OS X 10.12 macOS Sierra, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, etc.

 

Top 5 free DVD Ripping program for Mac (macOS Sierra) Reviews

 

1. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac

 

ByteCopy for Mac

 

Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac offers you a fun, easy and fabulous way to rip DVDs on macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc. According to Pavtube, the giveaway version has all the features of regular DVD Ripper to remove DVD copy protection and shift format.

 

Main features:

  • Decrypt DVD to lossless MKV and multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI.
  • Convert DVD movies to MOV/FLV/3GP/MP4/AVI/MKV/WMV,etc with high quality.
  • Makes 1:1 copy of original DVD Disc without quality loss with all audio streams, subtitle tracks, extras, etc.
    It's simple to use and well worth the investment.
  • Support latest DVD
  • Features with adding *.srt and *.ass subtitle
  • Helps edit DVD and add SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to DVD movies.

Pros: Easy to use; Editing features; Support dealing latest DVD disc; Supports lossless MKV outputs

 

Cons: Can't convert DVD to ISO

 

Tip:

Want to rip standard DVD to 3D SB MP4 video for your Samsung Gear VR, Oculus CV1, ANTVR Kit and other VR Headsets, Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is also a excellent VR Video Converter for macOS Sierra to rip DVD, 2D/3D Blu-ray, 2D/3D ISO to 3D MKV/MP4/WMV/AVI.

 

2. DVD Shrink for Mac

 

DVDShrink for Mac is one of the most popular free DVD rippers that will effectively back up DVD discs. It has a sleek interface with a unique ability to compress 8GB dual-layer DVDs down to 4GB sizes. It has great compression functionalities that are optimized with more shrinking capacity and additional features like re-authoring. With its user friendly interface, DVDshrink will make your DVD ripping a breeze!

 

DVD Shrink for Mac

 

Pros: sleek and user-friendly interface; ability to re-encode and discard extra content; great compression functionality

 

Cons: has not been updated since its released and might not be able to decrypt some DVDs with newer copy-protection

 

3. HandBrake for Mac

 

Load DVD to Handbrake

 

Handbrake for Mac is open source software that provides an excellent quality of transcoded video. The program is also small in size albeit it is packed with great features that further improve synchronization and amazing video output quality.

 

Pros: excellent video quality output; small in size; support multi-platform

 

Cons: transcoding speed is slow; cannot rip protected DVDs unless paired with another software

 

4. MakeMKV for Mac

 

makemkv for mac

 

MakeMKV for Mac seems to be available as freeware, but its documentation states it is a beta version that will stop functioning after 60 days. it is your one-click solution to convert video and DVD that you own into free and patents-unencumbered MKV format that can be played everywhere..

 

Pros: supports to rip Blu-ray and DVD to lossless MKV

 

Cons: only outputs MKV.

 

5. DVDFab HD Decrypter for Mac

 

 

The HD decrypter for Mac enables you to remove all the DVD protections and part of Blu-ray protections. It also has the functionality to either copy the full disc or just copy the main movie. It is also flexible and customizable as you can edit the settings and get the special effects that you like for your video copy.

 

Pros: easy to operate; multiple settings

 

Cons: may not be able to support new protection scheme with latest DVDs

 

Top DVD Ripper Software for Mac (macOS Sierra) Comparison Chart

 

Mac DVD Ripper MakeMKV

DVDShrink

Handbrake

DVDFab

ByteCopy
Supported DVD
Protected DVD

Yes

Yes

Need MakeMKV

Yes

Yes

Unprotected DVD

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

DVD Copying Function
Entire Copy DVD

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Directly Copy DVD

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

DVD Ripping Features
DVD to AVI

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

DVD to WMV

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

DVD to MOV

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

DVD to MP4

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

DVD to MKV

Y

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

DVD to H.265

No

No

No

No

Yes

DVD to lossless MKV

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

DVD to Multi-track MP4/MOV

No

No

No

No

Yes

Edit DVD

No

No

No

No

Yes

 

Batch Conversion

Yes

No

No

Y

Yes

Verdict

Considering about the supported DVD and outputs formats, Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is no doubt the best performer. Actually, ByteCopy supports to rip DVD and decrypt Blu-ray. It can fully copy and directly copy Blu-ray and DVD. It also converts Blu-ray and DVD to digital files such as lossless MKV, multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI and SD/HD/4K MP4, MKV, WMV, 3GP, FLV, H.265/HEVC, MOV, M4V, etc.

Not just Blu-ray and DVD Ripper, ByteCopy for Mac also enables you to edit DVD and Blu-ray with built-in video editor. You can trim, crop, split, merge Blu-ray and DVD video. You also can add subtitle to Blu-ray/DVD and extract subtitle from Blu-ray/DVD. If needed, you can replace the audio even remove the audio from Blu-ray/DVD video. More functions will be in the ByteCopy review.

 

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