How to Decrypt and Backup DVD on Mac

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  • Author Sabrina Lee
  • Published February 7, 2011
  • Word count 410

Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc (DVD) is quite commonly used nowadays due to its huge storage advantage. However, most commercial DVDs are always protected with a scheme called CSS (Content Scrambling System), which makes them impossible to copy using applications like Disk Utility.

Manufacturers or producers use CSS keys set which is a collective term for authentication key, player key, title key, disc key, second disk key set, and/or encrypted key to protect the disc’s content from being duplicated by unauthorized parties. What can you do if you want to decrypt full DVD disc and backup DVD on Mac? Technically, you can seek help from some DVD ripper software available that can help to solve your problem to decrypt and backup a protected DVD on Mac.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro is an easy to use yet powerful DVD backup software for Mac user. It can help you to decrypt all kinds of copy-protected DVDs, backup DVD to Video_TS folder, therefore you can make copy of DVD for burning and playback on your Mac computer or home DVD player.

How to Decrypt and Backup DVD on Mac?

Step 1: Load your DVD by clicking Disc or Path button

After free download MacX DVD Ripper Pro, load DVD what you want to backup by clicking "DVD Disc" or "DVD Path" button.

Step 2: Choose "DVD Backup" button

Choose "DVD Backup" button to make copies of DVD. This is a "ripping" feature to act as a DVD Decrypter, MacX DVD Ripper Pro will decrypt all copy-protection DVDs, such as RCE, CSS encryption, Sony ARccOS DVD protection, Disney New DVD Copy Protection, APS, UOP, 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 finish the above steps, click the "Start" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

If you don’t want to have an exact copy of your DVD on another DVD but rather watch it on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, you may also use this versatile DVD ripping utility to convert DVD to iPhone, DVD to iPad, DVD to iPod, DVD to MP4, DVD to MOV etc.

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MacXDVD Software is a division of Digiarty Software Company, owns a professional multimedia software development team, providing a range of products for Macintosh Computer users, including MacX Video Converter, MacX DVD Ripper, DVD Author, DVD backup tools, etc, series of apps for Apple video player, and iPhone, iPad 2D and 3D video games.

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