Save on a killer app for ripping DVDs to your Mac


You have until December 10 to score a free copy of the powerhouse app, MacX DVD Ripper.
You have until December 10 to score a free copy of the powerhouse app, MacX DVD Ripper.
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This post is presented by Digiarty.

Plenty of us have stacks of DVDs gathering dust in the closet. Streaming video services offer a lot of content, but you never know what will be available when. The movies you bought are worth keeping. So if you don’t want to lose the movies on those disks — or the ability to watch them whenever you want — you should rip them to a local or cloud drive for safekeeping.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro is perhaps the best DVD backup software for the job. It makes it easy to convert DVDs of all kinds to any format for desktop or mobile replay. You can also save them as streamable formats for Mac or NAS drives for HD TV. No matter what your DVD-related needs, this is one tool that can do the trick.

Rip DVDs on Mac quickly

MacX DVD Ripper Pro uses your computer’s hardware to supercharge the processing and encoding process. If you’ve got a powerful enough graphics card, the CPU load is dramatically slashed. So a two-hour DVD takes about five minutes to convert on a MacBook Pro.

The software’s High Quality Engine powers conversion and encoding. So no matter the content, from video and audio to subtitle tracks, everything gets saved to the computer quickly and fully intact. When converting to other formats, MacX DVD Ripper Pro retains 98 percent of the source file’s quality. This is true whether you’re ripping an old copy of The Matrix, a brand new disc from Japan or a cheapo roundup DVD.

MacX takes pretty much all types of input, too, even non-Universal Disk Format discs. Even better, it’ll spot the correct title, so you won’t waste time dialing in the metadata. If your DVDs don’t include subtitles in the language you want, it’s easy to add external subtitles later. Additionally, you can trim video clips, merge separate titles into one and adjust video parameters.

For output, MacX DVD Ripper Pro supports a vast range of formats for maximum compatibility. That includes MP4, H.264, MOV, MPEG, AVI, FLV, MP3, even the new H.265/HEVC codec. So your copies will be playable on almost anything, including Mac, iOS and Android devices — even Kindles.

All of these features are easily accessible via a clean and intuitive interface. To export a video ready for iPhone, set the right codec (H.264), format (MP4), resolution (full) and frame rate (full), with a bitrate of 1000k-1400k, then click “Run.” Or just use one of the hundreds of preloaded templates for your specific needs.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro giveaway

To celebrate the holiday season, Digiarty is serving up big savings on a license for MacX DVD Ripper Pro. Plus, Digiarty is giving away 500 free copies of the software every day until December 10 — the only restriction is that the giveaway version does not include free updates.

Even better, sharing the giveaway to Facebook or Twitter means you’re entered to win a $30 iTunes gift card. So, not only can you convert and keep all your DVD content, you may get a chunk of new content to boot. The full version of MacX DVD Ripper Pro is also going for less than half the usual price, just $29.99.

If you’re looking to make the most of your old DVDs, whether to watch on new devices or just for safekeeping, MacX DVD Ripper is the first and last tool you’ll need. And this might be the best time ever to get an introduction to MacX DVD Ripper Pro.


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