How to Convert DVD to MOV on Mac or Windows

Do you have some DVDs containing precious videos that want to back up? Have you ever worried about these DVDs may be scratched by cats or others? Have you ever forgotten where you put the DVDs? If you have similar problems, then why not convert your DVD files to digital? Convert DVD to MOV will be one of the best choices for reason that MOV is a native format supported by almost all the PC and mobile phone, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, and Android phone.


Convert DVD to MOV: MOV can be played in mainstream media players such as QuickTime player and most of the smartphones like iPhone and other Androids.

What is MOV and How to Choose a DVD to MOV Converter

MOV, developed by Apple, is the file name extension for the QuickTime multimedia file format. MOV files commonly use the MPEG-4 codec for compression and may contain video, audio, timecode, and text tracks.
As there are many DVD to MOV converters in the market, you may don't know which conversion software to choose from. For ripping DVD to MOV, you will need to find a DVD converter which can remove the DRM protection of the DVD, otherwise, the DVD disc cannot be loaded on your Mac or Window computer at all. And then, you will need to make sure the DVD converter can convert DVD to MOV (QuickTime) format, and keep the original DVD disc quality.

[Tutorial for Mac and Windows User] How to Convert DVD to MOV

For saving your time in search for a good DVD to MOV converter, I highly recommend the best DVD to MOV converter for you: VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper. It is a functional program that can not only help you convert DVD to MOV but also edit the DVD videos. By clicking the download icon below, you can download the DVD to MOV conversion software on Mac or Windows easily.

Note: As an example, here we use VideoByte DVD Ripper Mac version to convert DVD to MOV.


The Windows version of VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper released a new version which has big changes compared with the old version. But the new version for Mac is still under the development. That means the interface and the operation of Windows and Mac will be different.

Step 1. Add DVD Disc or DVD Folder into the Program

After installing VideoByte DVD Ripper on your computer, insert a DVD that you want to convert to MOV format into your DVD-ROM. Then find "Load Disc" icon at the top left corner, click it and the DVD will be loaded into this DVD to MOV converter. Once done, you can see all the playlists in the DVD are listed here in video length order.
Tips: Your Mac/Windows computer may have a built-in DVD drive. If it doesn't, plug an external DVD drive to your computer, such as a SuperDrive for Mac.
Load DVD Mac

Step 2. Select MOV for DVD Conversion

Please click "Profile" at the bottom and then you will see a pop-up list. In this list, select "MOV-QuickTime Video (*.mov)" from "General Video" as the output format. You can also type "MOV" in the search bar to search profile.
MOV Format Mac

Step 3. Edit and Set Parameters (Optional)

At the top, you can find "Clip", "3D" and "Edit" icon. In addition to that, if you like to change basic parameters of output videos, click "settings" icon at the bottom to adjust video and audio parameters including resolution, frame rate, audio bitrate, etc. You can also change the output file name and set the destination folder as you like. When all things are settled, come back to the main interface.
Edit Profile Mac

Step 4. Converting DVD to MOV

At last, all you need to do is to click the "Convert" icon to convert DVD to MOV. Once the conversion process is done, you can find the output files in the destination folder. Now you can enjoy your DVD video on Mac, Windows computer or transmit it to portable devices such as iPad (through iTunes sync).

Tip: Before converting DVD files to MOV files, you can preview the videos. If you are not satisfied with the effect, then you can re-edit.
Ripping Disc Mac
As you can see, with the best DVD to MOV converter: VideoByte BD-DVD Ripper, you can convert DVD to MOV on Mac or Windows easily and quickly. What's more, with VideoByte DVD Ripper, you can also convert DVD to over 300 formats and target devices, such as convert 2D DVD to 3D DVD. Why not download VideoByte DVD Ripper and have a try?
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