Sometimes, we fall in love with the soundtrack of favorite DVD video, and want to extract them out and playback on iPhone, or iPod, and other MP3 players. This article would tell you how to rip audio from DVD to MP3 on Mac.
“I would like to extract the audio from a concert DVD to audio files, e.g. MP3 or AAC. How can I do this using free tools - I know there are a couple of pa options available, but I would like to use free tools if possible.”
You’ll now need to choose the ripping software you want to use. Many popular programs you already use have CD-ripping capabilities. If you want to convert DVD to MP3 for free. now I want to talk about something about free DVD to MP3 converter. Firstly, let me introduce HandBrake. It is a free, downloadable program that lets users convert between some audio & video formats, including ripping DVDs straight to video with MP3 encoding, refer to - How to rip a DVD with HandBrake from Macworld.
You may turn to VLC media player for help to free rip audio from DVD. You can refer to this authorized tutorial - How to Rip DVDs with VLC.
I don’t want to say much about this DVD to MP3 converter, it is a good video player, but I don’t agree with its ability to rip audio from DVD.
Our test shows that those free solutions, like Handbrake, VLC, to extract audio tracks from DVD Mac, may result in some ripping errors, and poor output quality, I only give two star to them.
What’s the best way to extract audio from DVD for Mac? I recommend a user-friendly yet professional ripping program with a pleasant price, that’s Cisdem Mac Video Converter. This is an all-in-round toolbox that is able to make video conversion, DVD ripping, online video download, etc. Now, lets me introduce its DVD ripping ability.
If you want to rip DVD to other video formats, you are able to edit the DVD video to get a better effect. If you are interesting, you can refer to this article - How to Rip DVD to MP4 on Mac? It would teach you how to rip and edit DVD videos.
Now come back to the point, how to extract audio tracks from DVD Mac? I would give you the easiest steps as follows.
Step 1. Insert DVD disc into your Mac, the DVD icon would appear on your desktop. Download and Install Cisdem Video Converter.
Step 2. Look at the second interface, drag-n-drop the DVD to the software. The DVD video thumbnail would be displayed, along with its basic video preferences.
Step 3. Then go to the output format profile via clicking "Convert all tasks to". You will see all of the formats are listed according to the final devices. Choose the format and start the DVD ripping process. Also, the app is able to preset the audio output parameters, like Quality, Codec, Bit Rate, Channel, etc. So that we can get the best extract the best quality of audio tracks from DVD.
Tip: You can drag the output videos to the "Convert" interface. Click , an editing window pops up. Trim out a favorite segment of the DVD video, so that you are able to get the trimmed parts to MP3 only.
Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.