How burn a copy of a DVD (on your Mac)

Have you ever wanted to create a complete back-up of a DVD? This a simple guide for burning a perfect copy of a DVD, including the main movie, all of the menus, and any extra bonus features of videos. Mac DVDRipper Pro makes the whole thing easy, simple, fast and painless.

Here are the instructions for burning a copy of a DVD on the mac:

  1. Download our app, Mac DVDRipper Pro, at the home page. There's a free demo or you can pay for the full version.

  2. When the download is finished, go to your Mac's Downloads folder and double-click the MDRP zip file.

  3. The app is now ready for you: Mac DVDRipper Pro - aka MDRP. Launch MDRP by double-clicking on its icon.

  4. If your computer warns you that this is "an application downloaded from the internet," don't worry about it. Click Open.

  5. Insert the DVD you want to copy. If it starts playing, just press escape.

  6. Go to the MDRP window, where the DVD title should now automatically show up.

  7. Select the pull-down menu that says "All videos, menus and bonuses". Choose "Full disc image and burn a copy". This configuration will save all the data from the DVD - including the menus and bonus features - to your Mac. Then you will be able to put in a blank DVD-R and burn a perfect copy.

  8. Click the "Rip" button.

  9. Now Mac DVDRipper Pro will do its job. You can watch the progress on the screen, or go do something else. When the app has finished ripping the DVD to your computer, it will prompt you to remove the original DVD and insert a blank double-layer DVD-R.

  10. When DVD is finished burning, you're done! Watch it on any standalone DVD player.

Now you know how to copy a DVD using Mac DVDRipper Pro. It's super easy. You can also use this nifty app to back up a DVD's main movie, without any of the menus or previews, or the save a version that will play on iPod, iPhone or iPad. All the information is at our website.

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