Using Mac to copy DVD's...as backups :)

Discussion in 'Gear' started by PickledMidget, Jun 22, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. PickledMidget

    PickledMidget Camp Fodder

    342
    1
    0
    Any Mac Lovers figured this out?

    I am trying to make some backups of our kids dvd's. They seemed to get trashed somehow.

    I am still foreign to Mac's, but it seems to me that I need Mac the Ripper and either Roxio Toast or Popcorn.

    Is there a freeware way so that I don't have to purchase toast or popcorn?
    #1
  2. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    23,888
    6,260
    1,119
    I did the same a few years back with a bunch of the kids DVDs to keep in the car. I used Mac the Ripper and Popcorn. I wasn't able to find a shareware program which would do it.

    There may be something better out now.
    #2
  3. PickledMidget

    PickledMidget Camp Fodder

    342
    1
    0
    Thanks Starkiller. Will give it a try. Do I just need to Rip it and burn it as a .cdr? This stuff is very new to me.
    #4
  4. I've never used it myself, so I don't know...
    #5
  5. VolnTitan

    VolnTitan Starter

    2,975
    189
    379
    You can get mactheripper and the burn with toast. There is also a program called DVDcopy that is more a all-in-one, but haven't used it alot.
    #6
  6. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    13,051
    451
    539
    you might also look at Handbrake
    #7
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.