Overall Rating : 9.4
- Easy to Use : 9/10
- Quality of Conversion : 9/10
- Speed of Conversion : 10/10
- Formats Converted : 9/10
- Help/Support : 7/10
The Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac is the most complete solution to rip both encrypted and unencrypted DVDs to play on almost any portable device - not just the iPad or iPad 2- which makes this a great choice if you plan to rip DVDs for multiple devices like iPod, iPad 2, iPhone, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, Apple TV, Apple iPad, PSP, PS3, Archos, iRiver, Creative Zen, Zune, Xbox, 3GP phone, Google Android-based phones. The Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac can also rip DVDs to to HD video, AVI, MP4 and more popular video and audio formats. This Mac DVD ripper can also function as a powerful video/audio editor. It allows you to clip movie segments, crop the movie image, split titles/chapters or merge them together with cool transitions, add and edit artistic effects, attach personalized watermarks and do much more!
Our Review of Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac
The Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac is full-featured and seamlessly supports all current mobile devices, quickly and easily without any quality shortcomings. It is an easy and complete application to extract DVD movies to many video and audio formats, to backup DVD movies or to rip audio out of those movies.
One powerful program for all your DVD rips, no matter the device.
The program offers a very large output formats selection: AVI, DivX, MPEG, WMV, MP3, etc. to both video and only audio output extractions. iPad, iPhone, PSP, PS3, iPod, AppleTV, iRiver PMP, Zen, Archos, mobile phone, etc. formats are supported by this program. Ripping DVDs to HD formats is also possible.
The output quality is very high (video and audio), and the application brings the possibility of defining the segments to be extracted, video scenes, chapters, video effects, edit subtitles, and even adding watermarks to them. Those segments can be merged later is the user decides to.
Extraction (ripping) is performed at high speed, it supports batch and multithread process, by automatically detecting the user CPU features to get the maximum performance.
The application offers options to decide what to do after the ripping is finished: hibernate, shut down the system, exit program, no action, etc. so user can leave the application working and come back later to get the extraction completed.
In addition, the program can rename the segments and split the DVD movie contents to fit several CD and DVD capacities. One powerful program for all your DVD rips, no matter what the device is.
Pro's and Con's of Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac
- Converts DVD to almost every known video formats
- Supports almost every known mobile/gadget/device
- Lot of video enhancement and adjustment controls
- Supports encrypted DVD ripping
- Support multithreading and batch conversion
- Directly transfers files to your iPod, iPhone and iPad after ripping.
- Very fast MPEG-4 conversion at 300X +
- The DVD preview display is a little small
Key Features of Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac
- Rip DVD to videos (including HD) like AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, FLV, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, DivX, XviD, MOV, 3GP, etc.
- Rip DVD movies to audio formats like MP3, WMA, WAV, RA, M4A, AAC, AC3, OGG, AU, MP2, etc.
- Rip DVD movies for all popular devices like iPad, iPhone, PSP, BlackBerry, Zune, iPod, etc.
- Fully support multithreading and batch conversion, and provide the highest Mac DVD ripping speed.
- Split one file into several ones by specified size or time automatically when ripping DVD.
- Directly transfers files to your iPad, iPod, iPhone and PSP after ripping.
- Clip, crop, merge video, add effects, attach watermarks, plus much more
- Lots of general and advanced parameters can be adjusted freely: bit rate, codec, frame rate, sample rate, channel, etc
- Preview DVD movie before converting and take a snapshot of desired DVD frames.
- Customize output file size exactly with Bitrate Calculator.
- Output multiple files from the same one at one time.
- Available in English, Japanese, German, Spanish, French and Chinese.
Format Compatibility for Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac
- DVD Input Formats:
DVD-Video, DVD folder, DVD IFO file
- Video Output Formats:
AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, FLV, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, DivX, XviD, MOV, RM, ASF, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, 3GP, Super Video CD Format, Video CD Format, VOB MPEG2 PS Format
- Audio Output Formats:
MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, OGG, RA, M4A, AC3, MP2, AMR, SUN AU Format
- Output Devices:
iPad, iPad 2, new 3rd generation iPad, iPod, iPod nano, iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod touch , iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, Apple TV,PSP, PS3 , General 3GP mobile phone, BlackBerry , General MP4 players: Archos, Creative Zen, iRiver, Window Mobile device: Pocket PC, Dell Axim X51, HP iPaq hw6500 series, etc.
Tech Requirements for Imtoo DVD Ripper for Mac
- Mac OS X v10.4 - 10.7, Lion support
- Intel® processor
- 512MB RAM
- 60MB free hard disk space for installation
- Super VGA (800×600) resolution, 16-bit graphics card or higher
- DVD-ROM drive