Rip DVD and Convert Video on Mac

iMedia Converter for Mac is an all-in-one converter that supports DVD ripping and video conversion. It lets you rip DVDs and convert videos directly for use with iPad, iPod, iPhone 4, Apple TV, or other devices.

The following tutorial shows you how to rip DVDs to all sorts of video/audio formats and convert all popular video formats from one to another on Mac OS X (including Snow Leopard) using iMedia Converter for Mac.

Step 1. Download and Launch iMedia Converter for Mac

Convert DVD and Video on Mac

Step 2. Add DVD or Videos

Drag and drop the DVD disc image or video file(s) to the grey area. Or go to “File” menu, choose “Load DVD” or “Add Video/Audio files” and navigate to the files you want to add.

After a DVD or several video files are imported successfully, you can see all of them listed in the program.

Step 3. Output Settings

Click the output format icon to open the output format window.

Convert DVD and Video on Mac

Output File: The default output file name is the same as source file; you can rename it by yourself.

Format: Click the format to open the output format drop-down list and choose an output format you need. It provides optimized output settings for iPod, iPhone, PSP, iMovie, iDVD, Apple TV, YouTube, etc.

Video & Audio settings: Set video encoding settings by selecting a resolution, a frame rate, a video encoder and a bit rate; set audio encoding settings by selecting a sample rate, an audio channel, an audio encoder and a bit rate.

There are several Tips and Tricks you need to pay attention to while using this DVD Video Converter for Mac to rip DVD and convert video on your Mac machine. You can split DVD movie or video clips, crop DVD movie or video clips, merge several titles or chapters into one, capture pictures (BMP, JPG) from video, add image or text watermark to DVD movie or video, etc. For example, if you just want part of the DVD movie or video, you just move the pointer over the thumbnail of DVD or video and choose “Split” from the pop-up menu. Or you can go to “Edit” menu and choose “Split”. Then drag the slider to the exact point you want to cut the video, and click the “scissors” button.

Convert DVD and Video on Mac

Step 4. Start Conversion

After all the necessary settings and editing job, the last step is to hit the “Convert” button to fire up this powerful conversion machine!