What do you do when you have a huge DVD collection that you’ve been building for years, and combine it with Apple’s resolutionary new iPad? Your favorite movies are stuck in a physical format and you can’t even totally enjoy the awesome new Apple gadget you just bought. Repurchasing all your movies on iTunes would cost more than new iMac, but fortunately there’s a simple answer that is totally free.
This week we’re going to teach you how to take your DVDs, rip the movie files off them, and stream them to your iPad or iPhone courtesy of the folks at Digiarty. For the next 7 days Cult of Mac readers can get a free copy of MacX DVD Ripper Pro Streamer Edition provided by Digiarty, which will help change the way you watch movies.
Once you’ve downloaded your free software you’re going to need to know how to rip your old DVDs. It’s super easy, but we’re here to help you out. To get rip your movies from DVD to your Mac follow these 4 simple steps using MacX DVD Ripper Pro.
Step 1. Load DVD Movies or DVD Folder. Click the “Disc” button to import the DVD files after you insert the DVD disc you want to rip. You can also load the DVD folder by clicking “DVD Path” button.
Step 2. Choose the output video/audio format. Select the output video or audio format you desire. You may choose the video formats and portable devices as you need, such as MP4, FLV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.
Step 3. Select Output Folder. Specify an output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the “Browse” button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.
Step 4. Start Conversion. After finishing the above steps, click the “Start” button to start conversion, you can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.