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How to Backup Copy Disney Copy Protected DVD Movies on Mac OS X?

Posted by on Tuesday, 24 June, 2014

Copying your personal movie collection to your Mac is a great way to protect against scratched and lost discs. But problem raised when dealing with the recently released DVDs – your DVD backup software crashed or worked out of order. It can be assumed your DVDs are applied with Disney copy protection system. What you need is a reliable DVD copy tool to handle Disney copy protected DVDs.

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Disney (The Walt Disney Company), a well-known DVD releaser and publisher, applies DRM for copy right protection. Accordingly, the latest protected DVD by Disney (as well as by Paramount and Warner) usually has 99 titles and the DVD movie size is larger than 40 GB, which makes it almost impossible to make DVD copy and backup.

Then How to Backup Disney Copy Protected DVDs on Mac?
If you like watching disney movies like Frozen, Brave, Tangled, Planes, Toy Story, Up, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, etc., you may purchase some 2014 new Disney DVD discs at home, then it’s a good idea to make a copy and rip the these Disney DVD discn for permanent collection and convenient playback anytime and anywhere. Then how to complete this task? Let’s discuss in this article.

At first, you need a DVD Backup Tool. With so many DVD Copiers available on the market, it can be tough to know exactly which DVD copying program to choose. Here I will recommend you Pavtube DVDAid for Mac – a powerful DVD Ripper and Copier.

Overall, Pavtube DVDAid for Mac is designed as a professional DVD converting program which works with 1:1 backup solution and convert DVD to Apple/Android/Windows Devices for watching on Mac. It’s ease of use, not fuss and simple to follow. Don’t you like to have a try?

They provide free trial (no time limitation) before purchase; and you can reach the Windows version here.

How to fast Backup, Copy and Rip 2014 Disney DVD on Mac?

Step 1. Run Best DVD Ripper and import disc.

Click this icon to load 2014 Disney DVD disc from ROM, IFO/ISO or folder. I also noticed if you have a ISO file to import, it will recognize the ISO file automatically with no need to run virtual driver and mount ISO files firstly. Good design.

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Step 2. Choose format.

Click “Format” drop-down list and choose proper format for different using.

For instance, if you simply want to back up 2014 Disney DVD to hard drive on Mac. Here are two solutions:

1. Click the “computer” icon on the top to output 1:1 DVD file exactly the same as original.
2. Select “Copy>Directly Copy” in format list to output an intact m2ts file of the main title.

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For people who want to watch DVD on Apple/Android/Windows devices, you can choose “Common Video > H.264 Video (*.mp4)”, or select corresponding video from “iPad” or “Android” or other option, to get a suitable video compatible with your device.

Step 3. Change video specs. (Optional)

If you are not satisfied with default specs, then click “Settings” to enter Profiles Settings windows. You can customize video frame rate, bitrate, size and other settings freely.

(It does not work for directly copy)

Step 4. Start conversion.

Click the big red “Convert” to start backing up or converting your 2014 Disney DVD. Usually backup will be quicker because it does not need to do trancoding.

After the conversion, click “Open output folder” to quick locate converted files. Connect your hard drive to Mac computer and transfer them your mobile devices for freely enjoying.

See also:

Lossless backup Blu-ray/DVD to MKV for playing on Full HD projector
Top 10 Best Animation Films for Kids/Children in 2014 (Reviews + Backup)
Copy Captain Phillips DVD Disc with Pavtube ByteCopy

Copy and convert a DVD to Flash Card

Posted by on Tuesday, 27 May, 2014

This article mainly shows you how to copy and convert a DVD to Flash Card for enjoying anytime and anywhere you like.

Question: My daughter is in the peace corp in africa and her computer does not have a cd/dvd drive. How can I copy a dvd to a flash card to send to her to watch. Thank you!

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Just a though, for videos and movies of not very giant size I could probably use a simple flash card, which will not be the fastest, but it’s cheap and easy to carry. People are inevitably in need to rip DVD for storing onto a portable flash drive.

Plus, which format you use for copying to a flash card depends largely on the flash card’s storage capacity. Most feature-length videos can be compressed to MP4s or AVIs to fit on a standard 1GB flash card. MP4 videos are smaller, more compressed files than AVIs, which may be more useful for storing on smaller flash card. Please note that converting video from DVD may result in a loss of audio/video quality, based on compression standards.

To complete the process, you need at first install a DVD-ripping program such as DVDAid, FormatFactory or Freemake Video Converter. Such programs enable you to rip the disk to a variety of popular video formats, including MP4, MPEG, WMV and AVI. After you rip the DVD, use Windows Explorer to transfer the file to a flash drive.

Using Pavtube DVDAid

Step 1: Insert DVD and Add Movie

Double click to open Pavtub DVDAid, then insert a DVD disc to your DVD-Rom and click DVD Disc. You can also import DVD folder from your computer hard drive.

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Step 2: Choose an Output Video Format

Flash card supports storing almost all kinds of video formats. However, when linked to a device for playing, the video file should of the format accepted by the device, for example, a smart TV, a computer and a desktop. So you are required to figure out the exact input video formats supported by the device you are to play the DVD video with.

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For portable devices including Android tablets, MP4 is recommended since it has wide application/acceptance, good video quality and small file size.

For TV, MPEG/WMV/AVI/MKV format is so far accepted by most brands.

Tip: Pavtube DVDAid let users control/customize output file quality. To improve video quality, simply click “Settings” and set video bitrate up.

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Step 3: Click “Convert” to start

If you do not need to change the default output folder and disk, just hit the big “Convert” button to begin the fast DVD to flash card ripping and conversion process.

Using FormatFactory

Step 1: Insert the DVD into the disk drive.

Step 2: Click the “ROM Device/DVD/CD/ISO” tab in the navigation pane, and then click the “DVD to Video File” button. FormatFactory loads the disk automatically and the “DVD to Video File” window appears.

Step 3: Click the Video Format drop-down menu and select your preferred output format, such as AVI, MP4 or MPG.

Step 4: Click the “Output Setting” button to customize the video resolution or aspect ratio. If you would like to keep the default settings, skip this option.

Step 5: Enter a name for the video files in the File Title field.

Step 6: Click the “Convert” button. When the ripping process is complete, the video file saves to the desktop automatically.

Using Freemake Video Converter

Step 1: Click the “DVD” button on the toolbar. Select the disk in the “Browse for Folder” dialog box and click “OK.”

Step 2: Choose a video file type, such as MP4, AVI or MKV, from the Format menu.

Step 3: Click the “Preset” drop-down menu in the Output Parameters dialog box and select a custom video resolution. To keep the same resolution as the DVD, choose the “Same as Source” option.

Step 4: Click the “…” button to open the “Save As” dialog box. Enter a file name for the video and select a destination folder in the Windows Explorer navigation pane. Click the “Save” button to exit the window.

Step 5: Click the “Convert” button. The video file saves to your chosen destination folder when the ripping process completes.

Transfer Video to Flash Drive

Step 1: Insert the flash drive into an open USB port on the PC.

Step 2: Click the “Open folder to view files” option in the AutoPlay window. A list of files and folders stored on the drive appears in the Windows Explorer window.

Step 3: Open the folder that contains the video file you created with the DVD-ripping software. Select the video file and drag it to the Windows Explorer window. The video is copied to the flash drive automatically.


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Put all my Blu-rays onto an external hard drive for playing on a 70 inch tv

Posted by on Thursday, 8 May, 2014

Description: With Pavtube ByteCopy you can easily copy your all my Blu-ray movies from physical disks to external hard drive for playing on a 70 inch tv.

For most office staff and business men, it’s hard to get round to go to the cinema or theater to enjoy the movies or dramas. They may collected may Blu-ray disc and to make it more convernient for watching Blu-ray movies, you may want to put all your Blu-rays onto an external hard drive. Then you can freely enjoying movies on your device like a 70 inch tv. And for me, I want to get Divx HD format to be used for playing which is popularly used to save media files online and offline. And these videos are viewable on many media player.

To convert Blu-ray to Divx HD fomrat or copy a blu-ray dis without quality loss, the best recommend is Pavtube ByteCopy. With this app, you can help you remove the Blu-ray/DVD disc protection. With its clean interface, fast converting speed and good video quality, coverting Blu-rays to Divx will be simply finished within a few clicks. Becide, you can copy source disc to computer hard drive with same structure preserved. Refer to the guide below for how to rip blu-ray to Divx AVI format to play on TV.

The app is also available for Mac OS – Get ByteCopy for Mac if you work with OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9.

FYI: If you don’t need to keep all the audio tracks (language) and soft subtitles, here’s another choice for you: Blu-ray Ripper.

How to convert Blu-ray to playable Divx AVI format for watching on a 70 inch TV

1. Launch the highly recommended BD Copier. Insert your Blu-ray movie to disc drive, and click “Load Disc” button on Pavtube ByteCopy interface to load Blu-ray from ROM; it also support importing Blu-ray ISO and Blu-ray folder.

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2. Select the main title and set subtitles/audio language you’d like to preserve.

3. Select a format for conversion. To convert Blu-ray to Divx video, press on “Format” and choose “Common Video>> DivX AVI – Audio Video Interleaved(DivX)(*.avi)” format.

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4. Start ripping Blu-ray movie to Divx AVI for TV streaming.

5. After conversion completes, press “Open” to locate resulted avi files. Copy these AVI to external hard drive and then transfer them to the 70 inch TV for watching.


1. You can hit the Copy the entire disc icon on ByteCopy main interface and start Blu-ray backing up process.

2. If you’d like to copy only movie content and leave out the extras and commentary, the Directly Copy is exactly what you need, which copies intact .M2TS/VOB main movie from original BD/DVD disc without extras.

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2. Pavtube ByteCopy allows users lossless backup Blu-ray/DVD to MKV with multiple audio tracks and subtitles as well as original chapter markers preserved.

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