As DVD players have been decreasing day by day and it's not popular anymore, most families don't have DVD players. But they may collect some favorite DVD discs and store them in a box or drawer.
Now, Mac users still have the access to replay those DVD discs on their computers. For most Mac computers don’t have a DVD drive, users need to buy an external Apple USB SuperDrive. If they sometimes find it a little inconvenient to prepare DVDs and drives before playing, they could rip DVD to MP4 or M4V or MOV first, then, they could play the ripped DVD without DVDs and drives. Besides, they could keep DVD in the digital format well. This article takes M4Vconversion as an example, introducing the method to play DVD on Mac devices.
The M4V is a standard video file format created by Apple. This format is used by iPod, iPhone and PlayStation Portable (PSP). In ordinary circumstances, M4V files can’t be opened by other devices like Samsung. And it is based on the second edition of MPEG-4 coding. Although M4V is supported by some specific devices, it is one of the most popular video formats streaming on the Internet due to its great compression and low-bandwidth requirement. It is a special type of MP4 format. Its suffix usually is . mp4 or . m4v. And its video coding is H264 or H264 / AVC, and audio coding is AAC.
What is the best solution to rip DVD to M4V? You’d better not miss the worthy assistant-f2fsoft DVD Ripper software. It could rip DVD to 180+ formats for any media player and device. Featuring quality-lossless DVD conversion tech, it offers cinema-like movie experience for you. Keep all elements in source DVD content after conversion without any quality loss. It can remove region restriction and disc protection so that you could play the disc from different regions, or you could play the disc without the limit of protection.
Step1: Download and install f2fsoft DVD Ripper software on your computer.
Step2: Add DVD files.
Start up this software. Put DVD disc into the DVD drive. Add DVD files by clicking Add Blu-ray/DVD button or directly drag the file to the center of the interface.
Step3: Select the format of ripped DVD.
In the drop list, click Change> Format > Common Video > MP4 Video. Then click the edit icon to enter ＂Profile Setting＂ panel, choose ＂H.264＂ in ＂Video Codec＂ drop-down box.
Step4: Editing videos as you like.
In “Profile Settings” panel, customize the video according to your own beauty-appreciation, including video codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, channel, etc.
Step5: Convert video to M4V.
Return to the main interface where you need to click the green Convert button.
Finally, you just need to open the M4V files when you want to play DVD movies on your computer. Besides, you could gain a real convenience by keeping the M4V files on your iPhone so that you could play movies at any time and any places.
Except for playing DVD movies on iPhone, you may want to play music that is originally in your DVD. So, you can rip audio from DVD with this software too.
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