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Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac

Do it all - Backup, Copy and Convert Blu-ray and DVD Movies on Mac

  • Support to encode H.265/HEVC codec from Blu-ray/DVD disc
  • Best BD/DVD to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV, Apple ProRes MOV solution
  • Convert 2D/3D Blu-ray to 3D Video
  • Support more than 160 video and audio formats
  • Add SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles to BD/DVD movie

Supported OS: macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard
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Stop Limiting your 3D/Multi-track movie entertainment

Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is an intuitive and insanely fast BD/DVD copying and converting tool. With it, you can effortlessly achieve all your multimedia demands on Mac and enjoy Blu-ray/DVD movies anywhere and anytime you like. ByteCopy for Mac can be used as movie backup tool which can lossless backup BD/DVD to MKV with all languages and subtitles, but also encode source movie to multi-track MP4, MOV, and Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X, smartphones, tablets, HD media players, game consoles, and more. You can keep original video quality and meanwhile convert the TrueHD audio to Dolby Digital 5.1 audio when/if your device does not support 7.1 channels, or shrink the BD contents to videos with lower bitrate to ensure they are played properly on a slow computer or older media player. Plus, this app adds same advanced encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, ProRes and DNxHD, allowing you to convert Blu-ray/DVD to seamlessly fit iMovie, iDVD, Final Cut Pro X, etc.

1.When ripping/converting Blu-ray using Final Cut Pro oriented format templates(e.g. Apple Prores), please ensure that your computer has Final Cut Pro installed, otherwise the converted files will have audio only without image.
2.If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs, or you may get files with sound only without video.

Key Features

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Unique output format for Mac users

Specially designed formats included to be compatible with Mac video editing software: Apple ProRes, AIC, Avid DNxHD for FCP, iMovie, Avid

Built-in video player

Watch adjusted movie in preview window and double check movie content.

Split one large movie into segments

Apply to Android devices which are FAT 32 formatted and easily split movie into several smaller video clips according to quantity, duration, and output file size.

Q: What are the restrictions of Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac trial version?
A: a. The "Lossless" output format can be used 7 times only. b. When transcoding Blu-ray contents with "HD Player" or customized format, watermark will be put on the screen of generated videos.

Q: I want to use your Pavtube to rip my blu-ray disc, but I have no external blu-ray drive.
Can you recommend me an external blu-ray drive for Mac or Windows?
A: Yes. We would like to recommend you several Mac or Windows compatible external blu-ray drives available from Amazon.
For Mac external blu-ray drive recommendation please see here.
For Windows external blu-ray drive recommendation please see here.

Q: I don't like to select audio track and subtitles for each BD/DVD. Can I set it once and for all? 
A: Yes. You can set audio and subtitle languages that you always like to keep in Preference screen. Follow "Tools" menu-> "Preference"-> "Audio"/ "Subtitle" tab to set desired languages, and the software will remember you settings.

Q: Does the software preserve chapters' information?
A: Yes. Each title and chapter is preserved in the way they are created into Blu-ray Disc/DVD.

Q: Does Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac support CUDA?
A: Not yet.
Q: Where can I find additional help?
A: For all other concerns or specific questions not addressed in this FAQ, you can email us at dvdmacsupport@pavtube.com.


    Oct 12, 2015

    1.Support for Mac OS X El Capitan
    2.Fix some bugs


    Aug 24, 2015

    1.Support encoding to HEVC MKV.
    2.Compatible with Sony/LG/Samsung/Panasonic TVs.


    Aug 15, 2015

    1.optimize Lossless MKV backup for VC-1 encoded Blu-ray.
    2.support new Blu-ray movies.
    3.fix some bugs.


    Aug 15, 2015

    1.support new Blu-ray movies.
    2.fix some bugs.


    Jun 29, 2015

    1.improve 3D Blu-ray copy ability.
    2.modify Lossless MKV output.
    3.modify Blu-ray ISO decoding error.
    4.support new Blu-ray movies.
    5.fix some bugs.


    Jun 03, 2015

    1.support encoding to .m3u8
    2.support new Blu-ray/DVD movies
    3.fix some bugs


    May 14, 2015

    1. Supported to encode H.265/HEVC codec
    2. Optimize coding parameters
    3. Fix some bugs

  • 2.4.2

    Sep 26, 2014

    1. Add profiles for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    2. fix some bugs

  • 2.4.1

    Jul 22, 2014

    what's new:
    1. Optimize update module
    2. Fixed some bugs

  • 2.4.0

    May 07, 2014

    1. correct the title selection bug
    2. modify the bus key issue
    3. attach developer signature to Mac products
    4. rename three products

    * DVD Ripper --------> DVDAid
    * DVD Ripper for Mac --------> DVDAid for Mac

    * Free DVD Ripper --------> Free DVDAid
    * Free DVD Ripper for Mac --------> Free DVDAid for Mac

    * Blu-ray Ripper --------> BDMagic
    * Blu-ray Ripper for Mac --------> BDMagic for Mac

  • 2.3.0

    Mar 03, 2014

    1. Support latest BD and DVD
    2. update Mac pkg and dmg install packages simultaneously
    3. Fixed some known bugs

  • 2.2.0

    Nov 12, 2013

    1. Fixed crash issue of Video Player Component on Mac 10.9
    2. Fixed the crash issue of Video Editor Component on Mac 10.9
    3. Fixed the issue that last location cannot be remembered
    4. Corrected the default locations to the right directories instead of Document.

  • 2.1.0

    Sep 17, 2013

    1. New features
    * Added bug report feature. (Help> Bug Report)
    * Added 3D profiles in Format menu. (Side-by-Side, Top-Bottom, or Anaglyph 3D in MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI)
    * Added chapter marker feature for multi-track MP4

    2. Optimization
    * Optimized video codec for Kindle Fire formats
    * Removed the feature to estimate output file size
    * Choosing main title for DVD/BD by default/ full disc copying without choosing root title manually.
    * Fixed the audio language error for multi-track MP4/MOV output.
    * Refined deinterlacing for multi-track formats
    * Fixed some known bugs

    3. User Interface changes
    * Removed angle option
    * Removed 3D effects from Video Editor Window

  • 2.0.0

    Jul 16, 2013

    New features:
    1. Support lossless multi-track output in MKV
    2. Support encoded multi-track output in MKV, MP4 and MOV
    3. Support all output formats that Blu-ray Ripper supports
    4. Added editing options like merge, split, trim, crop, volume adjusting, etc.
    5. Support adding *.srt and *.ass subtitle
    6. Direct copy titles from BD and DVD
    7. Support latest BD and DVD

    1. Changed default output name to "disc name_titlexxxx"
    2. Other operational functionalities optimization

    Interface Optimizations:
    1. Program interface is totally changed
    2. Added "Get Starting" notification at program starting

    Bugs fixing:
    1. Other bugs fixing

  • 1.7.3

    Apr 23, 2012

    - Applied updated DTS decoder.
    - Now supports loading folder and ISO files by drag-and-drop operation.

  • 1.6.3

    Jan 15, 2012

    - Optimized the process of disc ejecting.
    - Fixed some bugs.

  • 1.6.2

    Dec 22, 2011

    - Added support to movies in Chinese file name.
    - Fixed some bugs.

  • 1.6.1

    Nov 22, 2011

    - Added AVI 5.1 format for PS3 streaming.
    - Added 16:9, 4:3 and 16:10 aspect ratio options to Crop feature.
    - Fixed some bugs.

  • 1.6

    Oct 30, 2011

    - Added batch conversion facility.
    - Fixed some bugs.

  • 1.5

    Sep 16, 2011

    - Added “Export HD Player” output option.
    - Updated to support preserving forced subtitles in the output files.
    - Added the simplified Chinese as optional language for user interface.
    - Fixed some bugs.

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