Play DVD movies on Mac with a DVD drive couldn't be easier. You simly insert the DVD into the SuperDrive and theDVD Playerapp should open automatically, and start running the disc. However, to prevent your previous DVD disc from damaged or scratched due to frequent usage, most Mac users are looking for a way to play DVD movies with its free media player app - QuickTime player, below article will show you how to play commercial DVD disc with QuickTime player on Mac OS X El Capitan.
Due to the region code and copy protection on DVD disc, you won't get a permission to copy or backup DVD disc to Mac local hard drive for viewing on QuickTime player. To get the problem solved, you can use a free DVD Ripper software like MakeMKV, however, you only enabled to rip DVD to a large MKV file format that doesn't recognized by QuickTime player, which only has limited file formats support as below:
To get protected DVD movies played on QuickTime player, you will need to pay for a shareware with more advanced output options. After much online comparison, you may find the best tools to play DVD movies on Mac with QuickTime player is Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, different from its competitors, the program has perfect support for the new Mac OS X E Capitan operation system. You can use the program to automatically remove copy and region protection from not only DVD for but also Blu-ray for QuickTime player without downloading any third-party plug-in.
Besides converting DVD to QuickTime, the program also does you a great favor to make full disc copy or main copy of DVD movies for backing up to Mac computer local drive or external hard drive, make lossless multi-track MKV format from DVD with all the subtitle languages and audio tracks well preserved, convert DVD to iPad, iPad or Apple TV preset profile formats for directly playback, etc.
How to Rip DVD Movies for Playing with QuickTime Player on Mac OS X El Capitan?
Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.
Insert your DVD into the built-in or external connected DVD drive on your Mac computer, start the program, on the main interface, click "File"> "Load from disc"to load DVD disc into the program, you can also add Video_TS folder or IFO/Image file into the program.
Step 2. Choose QuickTime Player compatible MOV profile.
Click Format bar from its drop-down list and select QuickTime compatible "Common Video" > "MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)" format to output, or you can search for quicktime at the bottom right searching box.
Step 3: Output DVD to Multi-track MKV format.
For those people who want to keep all the audio tracks such as Dolby Digital or DTS 5.1 surround audio and all subtitle languages, you can choose to output DVD to Multi-track MKV format.
Step 4: Start the conversion process.
All all the setting is completed, hit right-bottom convert button to begin the DVD to QuickTime Mac ripping process.
When the conversion is completed, click "Open Output Folder" on the main interface to pop out the folder with converted files, then you will have no problem to play ripped dvd movies with QuickTime player.