How to Effectively Rip DVD to AVI on Mac

Rip DVD

DVD Ripper for Mac is a multi-functional Mac DVD converter, which can rip any kind of DVD disc or DVD folder or DVD IFO file and convert it to various mainstream video and audio formats on Mac, including 3GP, AVI, DivX, FLV, H.264, iPad 2, iPad, iPhone, iPhone 4, iPod, iTunes, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, WMV, etc.

How to install and launch Tipard DVD Ripper for Mac

Step 1

Install and register Tipard DVD Ripper for Mac

Download Tipard DVD Ripper for Mac installation file, then double click the downloaded installation file to start installation; next, follow the instructions to finish the installation.

After installation, please launch DVD Ripper for Mac, then enter correct User Name and registration key in pop-up registration window, then click "Register" button to finish registration.

Registration
Step 2

Launch DVD Ripper for Mac

After registration, you will see the the following screenshot.

Interface
Step 3

Load DVD file

Load any DVD disc or folder you want to convert by clicking "Load DVD Rom"/"Load DVD folder"/"Load IFO Files" option under the "File" pull-down menu, or just click the "DVD Plus" image button in the main interface.

Load DVD
Step 4

Choose output format

Based on the formats supported by your portable devices, you can select the output format for the movie from the "Profile" column and set the destination folder. Also you are allowed to select your preferred audio track and subtitle for your video.

Detailed video and audio settings are provided by this DVD Ripper for Mac for you to adjust, such as video Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution, Bitrate and audio Encoder, Channels, Bitrate, Sample Rate, etc. Even more, you can input your own parameters and choose preferred Aspect Ratio. The well-customized profile can be saved as "User-Defined" for your later use.

Profile and Settings

How to edit output video as you like

Step 1

Adjust output video effect

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Effect" command after context menu popped up to open the Effect window. Or you can just click "Edit" button to open the Effect window. You are allowed to freely drag the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue and Volume 5 Effect scroll bars to choose the perfect video effect you like best.

Effect
Step 2

Trim any video

Click "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Trim" command after context menu popped up to open the Trim window. Or you can just click button to open the Trim window. Tipard DVD Ripper for Mac provides you two methods to trim your video length.

Method 1: Enter the start time in the "Start Time" box, then enter the end time in the "End Time" box and click OK.
Method 2: Drag the scissors bars under the preview window when you want to trim, then the time will be shown in the Start Time box and End Time box for your reference.

After you set the trim time, the length of the captured clip will be shown in the Select Length box for your reference.

Trim
Step 3

Crop any video

Load any DVD disc or folder you want to convert by clicking "Load DVD Rom"/"Load DVD folder"/"Load IFO Files" option under the "File" pull-down menu, or just click the "DVD Plus" image button in the main interface.

Load DVD
Step 4

Choose output format

Based on the formats supported by your portable devices, you can select the output format for the movie from the "Profile" column and set the destination folder. Also you are allowed to select your preferred audio track and subtitle for your video.

Detailed video and audio settings are provided by this DVD Ripper for Mac for you to adjust, such as video Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution, Bitrate and audio Encoder, Channels, Bitrate, Sample Rate, etc. Even more, you can input your own parameters and choose preferred Aspect Ratio. The well-customized profile can be saved as "User-Defined" for your later use.

Profile and Settings
Step 5

Crop any video

Please look up the original Aspect Ratio of the source file by clicking the "Properties" button on the main interface. Then choose your preferred Aspect Ratio by clicking "Settings" button in line with "Profile" drop-down list for output video. Then click Crop button to open the Crop window.
Tipard DVD Riper for Mac allows you to remove the black edges around your movie video and customize the size of video play region.

The crop frame is the yellow line around the movie video. There are eight small adjustment boxes on the crop frame. Each adjustment box allows you to crop the movie video from a different position.
There are two methods available to crop your video:
Method 1: Adjusting the crop frame by keeping the definite Aspect Ratio
You can just move your mouse cursor to an adjustment box and drag the crop frame.
Step A: Choose your preferred Aspect Ratio as definite Aspect Ratio value for the crop frame from the drop-down list, then check the "Keep Aspect Ratio" Check box to make your dragging action always keep the chosen value.
There are four choices available: Original, Crop area, 16:9 and 4:3.
If you choose "Original", the crop frame will always have the same Aspect Ratio with the source file, no matter how you drag the frame;
If you choose "Crop area", the crop frame will always have the same Aspect Ratio with your last drag of crop frame, no matter how you drag the frame;
If you choose "16:9" or "4:3", the crop frame Aspect Ratio will always be 16:9 or 4:3, no matter how you drag the frame.
Step B: Just drag the adjustment boxes and move the whole frame to get your perferred crop frame shape, size and position.
You also can just set the four crop values on the lower right part of the Crop window.
There are four crop values to choose: Top, Height, Left and Width. You can set each value to crop your movie video, and the crop frame will move accordingly.
By setting Left value, the left yellow border will have definite distance from the left border of the Original preview.
By setting Top value, the Top yellow border will have definite distance from the top border of the Original preview.
By setting Width value, the crop frame will have definite width, and the Height value will change automatically by keeping the definite Aspect Ratio and vice versa.
Method 2: Adjusting the crop frame without keeping the definite Aspect Ratio
You can just move your mouse cursor to an adjustment box and drag the crop frame.
Step A: Uncheck "Keep Aspect Ratio" Check box on the lower left part of the Crop window.
Step B: Just drag the adjustment boxes and move the whole frame to get your perferred crop frame shape, size and position.
You also can just set the four crop values on the lower right part of the Crop window.
You can set each value to crop your movie video, and the crop frame will move accordingly.
By setting Left value, the left yellow border will have definite distance from the left border of the Original preview.
By setting Top value, the Top yellow border will have definite distance from the top border of the Original preview.
By setting Width and Height value, the crop frame will have definite width and height.

Hint: In order to meet various viewing needs of customers, Tipard DVD Ripper for Mac provide 4 Zoom Modes for you to choose: Letterbox, Medium, Pan & Scan and Full.

Note: After you crop your video and set the Zoom Mode, the result can be previewed in the Preview window of the program main interface.

Step 6

Add a text or image watermark

CClick "Clip" on the initial interface, and choose "Watermark" command after context menu popped up to open the Watermark window.

Check the "Enable Watermark" checkbox, then select "Text" or "Picture" radio button to add a text or image watermark to any video as you like.

Watermark
Step 7

Merge multiple video files to a single one

Load more than one DVD files need to be merged, then select all contents in the display list; after that, the "Merge" button on the initial interface will be activated accordingly.

Then, click the "Merge" button, the temporary file of the merger will be listed in the display list. Then temporary file by defaul will be named "Merge", and you can playing it in the "Preview" window to preview the merger video effect.

Step 8

Capture your favorite pictures when you preview

Load more than one DVD files need to be merged, then select all contents in the display list; after that, the "Merge" button on the initial interface will be activated accordingly.
Then, click the "Merge" button, the temporary file of the merger will be listed in the display list. Then temporary file by defaul will be named "Merge", and you can playing it in the "Preview" window to preview the merger video effect.

Step 9

Capture your favorite pictures when you preview

When you see any wonderful image, just click Snapshot button in the Preview window, then click Open button to open the folder to find captured picture.

Step 10

Start conversion

Click "convert" image button to start to rip DVD to any video or audio format as you like on Mac.