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mandyzoey
06-03-2009, 08:22 AM
For Mac users:
This article is aimed at showing you the easy way to enjoy DVD and Video on your portable devices.
What you need is iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac (http://www.mac-video-converter.com/dvd-ripper-pack-mac.html)
The following content includes two parts:
Part 1: How to rip DVD on Mac OS X with iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac

Make preparation: Download and install iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac(Intel Version (http://www.mac-video-converter.com/download/dvd-ripper-pack/isky-dvd-pack-intel.dmg) or Power PC Version (http://www.mac-video-converter.com/download/dvd-ripper-pack/isky-dvd-pack-powerpc.dmg))

http://www.mac-video-converter.com/images/guide/iskysoft-pack-for-n.jpg

Step 1:Select and run “DVD Ripper for Mac”, Click “Load DVD” button to load your DVD.
Or, click “Load IFO” button, browse your computer, find the DVD folder of the movie you want to add from your hard disc or DVD-ROM, open your DVD folder, open the VIDEO_TS folder, select all the IFO files and click OK.

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Step 2: Output setting
Set the output format you want from the “Profile” drop-down list.
Click “Settings” button to open the Settings window and set video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, encoder, etc. iSkysoft DVD Ripper for mac lets you extract audio from DVD movie to MP3 or AAC, etc.for web using or other portable players. You can set audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate and encoder on the “Settings” panel.
Step 3: Cilck “Convert” button to start your conversion
Waiting a short while, the conversion will be finished.

More editing functions
1.Trim
Click the “Trim” button to to trim the current title or chapter by dragging the Start Time slider to set the start time, and dragging the End Time slider to set the finish time. Then you can only rip segments from dvd on mac.

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2.Crop
If you want to remove the black edges or just convert an area from your movie video, you can click “Crop” button to crop the video of the current title or chapter. You can specify an area either by dragging the frame around the video or setting the crop values: Top, Button, Left and Right.

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3.Capture pictures
With this program, you can preview the movie in the preview window on the left of the main interface.
While previewing the movie, you can capture pictures by clicking “Snapshot” button. Click the Snapshot Folder button to open the folder where the captured pictures are saved. You can also specify the folder where to save the pictures. Choose a format (JPEG and BMP) for the captured pictures to be saved as. Then Click Ok to finish the settings. You can find the pictures in the the folder you specified.
4.Effect
If you want to adjust the video effect of your movie, you can click “Effect” button and drag each effect adjustment slider to set the video brightness, contrast, saturation and video volume. You can also choose a special effect from the Effect drop-down list to apply to your movie.

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Part 2: How to Convert video with iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac

Step 1: Select and run "Video Converter for mac" and then click “Add File” button to add your video.
Step 2. Output format and Settings
From the “Profile” drop-down list you can find one format that meets your requirement.
To have your own video settings you can click “settings” button.
After doing the 2 steps above, you can click “Converter” button to start conversion.

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If you want to edit the videos, the functons such as "Capture your favorite picture", "Crop video", "Video Effecting","Trim video","Merge videos into one file" are also available and very easy to use.

Ok, now just have a try and get the wonderful experience!

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AaronAbel
06-05-2009, 04:42 AM
2. iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac

iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack for Mac (http://www.macdvdripper.net/dvd-ripper-pack-mac.html) is a perfect combination of Mac DVD Ripper (http://www.macdvdripper.net)and Mac Video Converter (http://www.mac-video-converter.com).With this suite you can rip your dvd and convert your video to almost any video format supported by your iPod/iPhone/PSP/Zune/Creative Zen/iRiver/Sansa,etc.

http://www.macdvdripper.net/images/iskysoft-dvd-pack.jpg

Key functions:

1: A powerful Mac video converter and Mac DVD ripping software
Rip DVDs and convert videos to all sorts of video formats and audio formats for playback on most portable video and audio players.
2: Select DVD subtitle and audio track
Select any available subtitle and audio track on your DVDs.
3: Advanced encoding settings
Set video encoding settings including resolution, frame rate, encoder, and bit rate, and set audio output settings including sample rate, channel, encoder and bit rate.
4: Set video effects
Customize movie video effects by setting video brightness, contrast, saturation, and applying a special video effect.
5: Merge file
iSkysoft DVD Ripper Pack allows you to merge and convert more than one DVD title (chapter) or video file in to one file.
6:Trim DVD and video files
Trim your DVD and video to output your favorite DVD and video clips only.
7: Video crop
Crop video to remove black sides from your DVD or video files.
8: Preview
Preview your movie before conversion to adjust the output quality.

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