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Top 5 Paid/Free OGMRip Alternatives for Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan)

For a Linux user who is also a DVD collector, OGMRip maybe a familiar DVD ripping tool.  It is an application and a set of libraries for ripping and encoding DVD into AVI, OGM, MP4, or Matroska files using a wide variety of codecs. But if you are a Mac user, you will get disappointed because OGMRip can't run on Mac OS. Fortunately, although you can't rip DVD with OGMRip on Mac, there are other DVD copy applications which can support to rip DVD on Mac including macOS Sierra and El Capitan. Now, let's see these OGMRip Alternatives for Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan).

Part 1: Free 5 OGMRip Alternatives for Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan) 

#1: HandBrake

HandBrake is the best DVD Ripper on Mac for it is the most welcomed free DVD Ripper. It can rip unencrypted DVDs, compressing the files in the process. HandBrake can run in Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, BSD, Xfce. If you are a Mac user, you can take it. What is more, HandBrake support of chapter selection, support of subtitle, picture cropping. However, The output of HandBrake supporting is limited. It only can support output file format: MP4 and MKV

#2: FFmpeg

FFmpeg is an open source project that develops libraries and programs for handling multimedia data. FFmpeg is the home to libavcodec, a codec library used by a large spectrum of programs, and libavformat, a mux and demux library for containers. On Mac OS X, FFmpeg can copy DVDs and convert some video from one format to another format like AVI to MP4, WMV to MP4, etc. Although FFmpeg is called “fast forward”, the speed is not as fast as it said. And the output quality will loss a lot of images.

# 3: Any Video Converter

Any Video Converter is designed with no limitations and zero costs. It lets you effortlessly convert any video files to any format for FREE! Any Video Converter can run in Windows 8/7/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.7 or later. It can convert almost all video formats including ASF, AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4 and it also can rip DVDs.

# 4: MacTheRipper

MacTheRipper is the real free DVD ripping software that works on Mac and copy DVDs easily. It's damn easy to use MacTheRipper to rip DVD to DVD files on Mac. Simply insert your DVD disc to the drive, run MacTheRipper, make necessary settings and you're ready to go.

# 5: RipIt

RipIt can run in Mac OS X. RipIt is a free DVD Ripper software developed by The Little App Factory. It enables users to create a playable copy of the contents. What is more, you could compress the DVD videos to a small file on your device with RipIt. It could save some place for you keep another video. However, RipIt only can rip DVD video. It does not have any option to remove region codes, nor does it allow the option to select certain features or chapters for extraction.

Comparison of 5 Free OGMRip Alternatives for Mac

Main Features

HandBrake FFmpeg Any Video Converter MacTheRipper RipIt
Easy to use Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Speed level Slow high Slow Slow Low
Output Quality Some blocks Some blocks loss some images Loss few images

Has blocks Loss few images

With lots of loss
Supported input formats 23+ popular formats 30+ popular formats 50+ popular formats 30+ popular formats Only rip DVD formats
Edit function No No Yes No No
Rip encrypted DVD Yes No No No No

Part 2: 5 Paid OGMRip Alternatives for Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan

No. 1 Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac

As a DVD Copier, it is the best I think and so does as a Blu-ray Ripper. It can lossless rip DVD  to MKV file with all chapter markers and copy DVD with multiple subtitle and audio tracks. When copying DVD, it can keep AC3 6 channels and AAC 6 channels. It can rip both Blu-ray and DVD to lossless/uncompressed MKV files and multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI. It has another more unique feature, that is to extract SRT subtitle from Blu-ray and DVD movies. 

No.2 Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac

This is not a DVD Copy software but also a video converter. It can convert DVD even Blu-ray and video to any other popular format as you want. You even can edit your Blu-ray, DVD and video with built-in video editor. You can trim video footage, crop video black area, merge fragments to a whole one file, split a single file to many clips, add subtitle and watermark, etc.

No.3 Pavtube BDMagic for Mac

It can 1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD with original video structure and also directly copy Blu-ray/DVD main title to M2TS/VOB files. It can convert Blu-ray and DVD movies to H.265/HEVC, MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, AVI, 3GP, TS, FLV, etc and extract MP3, AAC, AC3, FLAC, WMA audio from Blu-ray and DVD video. Batch conversion feature will save you a lot of time when copying Blu-ray and DVD.

No. 4 Pavtube DVDAid for Mac

Pavtube DVDAid only can rip and convert DVD. It can convert DVD to SD/HD MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, 3GP, FLV and 3D SBS MKV, 3D SBS MP4, 3D SBS WMV,etc for your Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift CV1, HTC Vive and 3D TVs. Pavtube DVDAid can copy commercial DVDs and online rented DVDs by removing DVD encryption including CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc. 

No.5  DVDFab HD Decrypter For Mac

The HD decrypter for Mac enables you to remove all the DVD protections and part of Blu-ray protections. It also has the functionality to either copy the full disc or just copy the main movie. It is also flexible and customizable as you can edit the settings and get the special effects that you like for your video copy.

Brief Comparison of Top 5 Paid OGMRip Alternatives for Mac 

OGMRip Alternatives for Mac iMedia Converter for Mac ByteCopy BDMagic DVDAid DVDFab HD Decrypter
Supported Input Files Video, DVD, Blu-ray DVD, Blu-ray DVD, Blu-ray DVD Blu-ray, DVD
Remove DVD Copy Protection Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Full Disc Copy DVD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Directly Main Title Copy DVD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supported Output Files
.mkv .mp4 .mov .wmv .avi .3gp . flv Yes Yes Yes Yes No
H.265/HEVC, M3U8 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
4K MKV/MP4 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
3D MKV/MP4/WMV/AVI/MOV Yes Yes Yes Yes No
lossless/uncompressed MKV No Yes No No No
Encoded MP4/MOV/AVI with multi-track subtitle/audio No Yes No No No
.mp3 .aac .ac3 .flac .wma .mka Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Other Features
trim/crop/split/merge Yes Yes Yes Yes No
add subtitle/watermark Yes Yes Yes Yes No
extract subtitle No Yes No No No
bath conversion Yes Yes Yes Yes No
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