How to rip DVD to AVI videos on Mac

Read the step-by-step guide to learn how to rip DVD movies to AVI videos.

Before reading this tutorial, let’s make some questions clear.

What is AVI format?
AVI, standing for Audio Video Interleave, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback.

What devices can play AVI format?
One of the main advantages of AVI files is the fact that they can be played in many different players while other files can only be played in specific ones. If you storage or distribute your own movie through an AVI file, it could be seen in Real Player, Camtasia Player, Media Player and QuickTime, etc.

How to convert DVD to AVI?
Convert DVD to AVI format is a very simple thing once you choose the correct converter. Only several simple steps to take, several minutes even less to wait, high quality AVI file you will get. Aneesoft DVD to AVI Converter for Mac is exactly a soft like this, below we will use this soft to show you the details of the steps.

Step 1: Download & install

Download the free trial version, launch setup and follow instructions on screen.

Step 2: Import DVD movie

Run the DVD Ripper after insert your DVD disc into DVD-Rom. click "File" or "Add DVD" to load the DVD Rom/DVD Folder.

Step 3: Edit the DVD file (Optional)

After the DVD movie is imported, you can edit it by clicking the "Edit" button. This DVD Ripper supports video cropping, trimming, effecting (such as video brightness, contrast, and artistic effect), watermarking and deinterlacing.

Step 4: Choose the profile and output setting

You can choose AVI from Output Format list as the output format. Remember to check the settings and the output route, making sure that the settings is suitable for your player and the output route is enough to store your converted movie.

Step 5: Start ripping and converting

Click the "Start" button to start the conversion. After the conversion, import the AVI videos to your portable devices and enjoy them on the go!