[Wine] A Best Software Tool to Rip DVD and Convert Video on Your Ma

lemon39 wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed May 13 03:37:13 CDT 2009

Almost all of you have portable devices such as iPod, iPhone, PSP, Mobile Phone, Zune, Creative Zen, iRiver, Sansa, etc., to be served as DVD Players or Video players.

But most of time such devices cannot support DVD and some other video formats. However, it is no longer a question at present. Recently Tipard Studio release third-party conversion software named DVD Ripper Pack for Mac (http://www.tipard.com/dvd-ripper-pack-for-mac.html). It is the professional combination of Mac DVD Ripper (http://www.tipard.com/dvd-ripper-pack-for-mac.html) and Mac Video Converter  (http://www.tipard.com/video-converter-for-mac.html). This software can rip DVD and convert video formats to many other video formats such as MP4, H.264, AVI, MP3, WMV, WMA, FLV, MKV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, 3GP, 3GPP, VOB, DivX, MOV, RM, RMVB, M4A, AAC, WAV, etc. supported by the portable devices.

This guide shows you how to Rip your DVD and convert your videos to video formats supported by your portable devices.

To start the conversion you should free download Tipard DVD Ripper Pack for Mac(Intel Version (http://www.tipard.com/download/mac/dvd-ripper-pack-intel.dmg)) (Power PC Version (http://www.tipard.com/download/mac/dvd-ripper-pack-power-pc.dmg)) and install it.

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/guide/dvd-ripper-pack-for-mac/interface.jpg ]

Shown as the image above, if you want to rip DVD, please select DVD Ripper for Mac; otherwise, please select Video Converter for Mac. 

Next the specific steps are explained as follows:

Part 1: How to Rip DVD and edit DVD to popular video on Mac

Step 1: Load your DVD by clicking “Load DVD”.
[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/mac-dvd-ripper/main.jpg ]
Step 2: Choose the output format and set the exact parameters
Click “Profile” drop down arrow to choose the output format you want.
Click “Settings” to set the exact video and audio parameters to fit for your player.
[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/mac-dvd-ripper/settings.jpg ]
Step 3: Click “Start” button to begin the conversion
Wait for a short moment, the conversion will be finished soon.

The software has other editing functions:

1. Set audio track and subtitles for your converted video
“Audio Track” and “Subtitle” are under the preview window
2. Get any time-length video clips
Click “Trim” button to open the trim window, you can set the exact begin and end time for your clips or just drag the slider bar.
[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/mac-dvd-ripper/trim.jpg ]
3. Adjust the video play region
Click “Crop” to open the crop window to crop off the black edges around your video or adjust any video play region. You can also set the video play ratio when playing on player: keep original, full screen, 16:9, 4:3.
[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/mac-dvd-ripper/crop.jpg ]
4. Set the video effect
Click “Effect” to adjust the video Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Volume for you to get the perfect playing effect.
5. Join several chapters of your DVD into one file
Select the chapters that you want to join, and then pick “Merge into one file”. After conversion, these chapters will be saved into one file.

Part 2:  How to Convert video to popular video on Mac

After you click “Video Converter for Mac”, another interface appears as follows:

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/mac-video-converter.jpg ]

Step 1: Add files
Click “Add File” to add your video files.
Step 2: Set output video format
Click “Profile” button from the drop-down list to select the output video format such as AVI, MPG, MPEG and WMV. You can click the “Settings” button to set parameters of your output video such as Frame Rate, Bitrate to get the best video quality as you want.
Step 3: Click the “Start” button to start the conversion.

The Video Converter for Mac has the same editing functions with the DVD Ripper for Mac. 

OK! Now you can enjoy your HD DVD or your favorite Videos on your portable devices.
With it you can Rip and edit your DVD or convert your video to any video formats you like with fast conversion speed and excellent image/sound quality.

Mac Video Converter (http://www.tipard.com/video-converter-for-mac.html)
Mod Converter (http://tipard.com/mod-converter.html)

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