MacX DVD Ripper Pro ReviewFull review source: http://dvd-to-ipod-converter-for-mac.toptenreviews.com/macx-dvd-ripper-pro-review.htmlThe marketplace for DVD to iPod converter for Mac software is becoming increasinglycrowded, so it’s refreshing when a product really stands out. With a fast DVD ripper,multiple converter options, multiple video formats and high-quality conversion, MacXDVD Ripper Pro earns the TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award.ProsCan rip and convert a DVD for iPod use very fast, keeping the quality high. Its got plentyof customizable conversion tools.ConsThe software interface can be confusing for beginners.The Verdict: 9.7/10The best DVD to iPod converter for Mac software available thanks to its many features,tools and video conversion formats.
MacX DVD Ripper Pro is user-friendly once you get the hang of it. As soon as you openMacX’s DVD to iPod converter for Mac software, there are instructions right on the userinterface on how to use it.However, there are so many options in the app that it can get confusing for some users.Dont be intimidated; once youve played around with the application, youll love havingso many tools at your disposal. Beginners can use the default settings to allow the videoconverter for Mac portion of the software produce great-looking videos for their iPodright from day one. Advanced users can customize the settings easily.When you want to get started, simply load a DVD into your Mac that you’d like to rip,then open the converter software. From there, you click the “DVD Disc” button to selectthe disc, then choose one of the main tabs to select how you want to convert thesoftware. If you want to put the movie on your iPod, you choose “to iPod,” which willpull up the general iPod video settings. Select the profile setting for your iPod, whichsets the video format, video frame size, quality and audio settings. The default iPodsettings are pretty good, but what’s really nice is the ability to manually adjust how thesoftware will convert the video and audio.You can adjust how much video and audio compression you’d like, which will change theoverall video and audio quality. You can also customize the video resolution(dimensions), the frame rate, and even how many of your Mac’s processor, you’d like touse to get the job done faster or slower.Once you’re satisfied with the settings, it’s time to hit the "Start" button to allow MacXDVD Ripper Pro get to work.The speed in which it will rip and convert the DVD depends on several factors, includingthe length of the video or movie, the video format and conversion settings selected, the
number of CPU processors selected and even the Macs specs, such as processor speedRAM.Our tests with a MacBook Pro sporting a 2.66 GHz Intel Core i7 processor and 4GB ofRAM saw a five-minute DVD video and audio clip rip and convert in 1 minute and 38seconds.From there the DVD to iPod converter for Mac app will open the encoded movie orvideo in the finder window, which can then be dropped into iTunes and transferred toan iPod, iPhone, iPad or other mobile or handheld device.Video Format Conversion:10/10MacX DVD Ripper Pro doesnt just rip the DVD, its also a video converter for Mac. Thereare a number of video formats, or codecs, that can be selected in MacX’s iPod to DVDconverter for Mac software, upon initial launch of the app. The formats correspond tothe handheld or mobile device the video and audio will ultimately reside on, or a specificvideo or audio format.This is where MacX DVD Ripper Pro really shines, since it creates videos for a widevariety of devices and popular video formats. The formats include MP4, QuickTime(MOV), Flash (FLV), H.264, AVI, MP3, MPEG, M4V and others.All of these formats are compatible with Apple’s line of handheld and mobile devices.You can also upload the videos to YouTube and similar websites, but keep in mind youshouldn’t upload copyrighted material to the web.Another handy feature of MacX’s converter app is the ability to copy the DVD 1:1, whichmeans there is only a straight conversion of the video and audio. This is perfect formaking a backup copy of your DVD, in case the disc breaks.Other noteworthy features include edit controls to trim the video and audio clips andgrab audio-only or still images. The software is optimized for Apple computers usingIntel or Power PC processors. Import QuickTime videos into Apple iMovie to access evenmore editing tools.Also, if the DVD you legally purchased and own has the latest encryption, MacX DVDRipper Pro updates will be able to decrypt and rip the disc.Handheld and Mobile Device Support:10/10
There are multiple handheld and mobile devices that MacX DVD Ripper Pro’s exportedvideo formats can support. Again, this is where MacX’s app really shines, since you haveall-in-one device support.The supported devices include video-enabled iPods (Touch, Classic and Nano), iPhones(1st generation, 3G, 3GS and 4), iPad (both standard definition and 720p HD), the AppleTV, and the Sony PlayStation 3 and PSP.Similar DVD to iPod converter for Mac apps from other software companies usuallyconvert DVD media only to the iPod, and that’s it. They have other apps for otherdevices, such as the iPhone and iPad.Help & Support:9.4/10MacX provides a variety of help and support options for its DVD to iPod converter forMac software app through its parent company, Digitary Software. Those include emailcontact, an extensive FAQs page, in-depth tutorials and a user guide. Plus, as mentionedearlier, once you open MacX DVD Ripper Pro, there are basic instructions on what to do.Summary:MacX DVD Ripper Pro is a terrific DVD to iPod converter for Mac software app, and itworks fast while maintaining a high level of quality. Both beginners and advanced userscan work with the default conversion settings, which are fully customizable. The broadrange of supported devices is also a terrific feature, making it an all-in-one DVD to iPodconverter for Mac app.Visit the developer’s site and download MacX DVD Ripper Pro.Visit here to see the full review:http://dvd-to-ipod-converter-for-mac.toptenreviews.com/macx-dvd-ripper-pro-review.html