Zootopia (a.k.a Zootropolis) is a 3D animated film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Since the film was released in 2016, it has received high box office and reviews. Its DVDs also sold well worldwide. This article is to explore how to rip Zootopia DVD to digital formats on Mac and Windows. If you are the owner of the Zootopia DVD, you may have such a demand.
Note: Please refer to the DVD digital copyright laws of your country/region. Don’t rip and copy Zootopia DVD for any commercial purpose.
Zootopia on DVD release date:
|US||June 7, 2016|
|UK||July 25, 2016|
|Australia||June 15, 2016|
|Mexico||June 24, 2016|
|France||June 29, 2016|
Zootopia on Blu-ray release date:
|US||June 7, 2016|
|Spain||November 2, 2016|
|Mexico||June 24, 2016|
|Japan||August 24, 2016|
|Amazon Prime Video||HD Digital|
Prevent DVD physical damage: Zootopia DVDs can be stored for a long time. But they are also susceptible to scratches, damage, or loss.
Convenient playback: You can easily play Zootopia digital copy on iPhone, Android tablet, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Microsoft Surface, TV, HTC, etc., not just DVD players.
Bypass DVD region codes: DVD distributors regard the world as 8 regions and name them with relevant codes. Zootopia DVDs purchased from USA (region 1) can’t be played on Australia & New Zealand (region 4), South Korea (region 3), or other countries & regions with different codes.
tips: You can change the Zootopia movie DVD region code for 5 times before it's permanently locked.
Disney DVDs are encrypted with Disney X-project DRM to stop owners from copying the discs and against piracy.
Some well-known film publishers like Disney, Warner, Paramount, etc. have adopted Disney copy protection. The DVD movies including Zootopia DVD from these publishers usually contain 99 titles and are larger than 40 GB in size, which makes DVD copy and backup difficult.
Many DVD ripping software such as K9Copy, DVD43, DVD Cloner, DVD95, etc. on the market doesn’t allow you to remove Disney X-project DRM. So you have to find a workable Zootopia DVD ripper.
No! General DVDs can't be ripped, let alone DRM-protected DVDs.
A few online websites like Zamzar.com and Files-conversion.com doesn't let you upload DVD discs but VOB files. However, when you start to convert VOB to MP4 or other formats, errors occur.
Cisdem Video Converter is the best Zootopia DVD ripper for Mac. It's able to convert Zootopia DVD to MP4, MKV, MOV, MP3, mobile phones, Xbox 360, Surface, Apple software, and more. You can rip both unprotected DVDs and encrypted DVDs (Disney X-Project, CSS, region code, Sony ARccOS, RCE, UOPs, APS, etc.) with ease.
Standout features of Cisdem Zootopia DVD Ripper:
Open Cisdem Video Converter, and then insert Zootopia movie DVD into your Mac.
Once the DVD is detected, directly drag it from Finder to the software. Or go to “File” > “Add DVD” to import it.
Note: If the movie file is large, it will take a while for the DVD to load.
After the movie is imported into the software, the main title will be marked. The main title is usually the movie content. You can uncheck other titles and only select the main title.
In addition, if you are not sure which titles to select or the main tittle is incorrect, you can double-click the title thumbnails to preview videos using the built-in video player.
Most Zootopia DVDs support English, French, Spanish subtitles and audio. You can switch to the subtitle and audio you desire.
Open the output format panel next to "Convert all tasks to". Choose one of the formats or presets for the Disney DVD movie.
Specify a Mac folder to store the output movie. Click the button to crack Disney X-project DRM protection and convert Zootopia movie DVD to digital files.
Handbrake itself doesn't support performing Zootopia DVD ripping, as it can only convert unlocked DVDs. If you try to open the encrypted DVD in Handbrake, you will see an error message - "No valid source or titles found".
To rip Disney Zootopia DVD, you should also install the free DVD playback library called libdvdcss. HandBrake 0.9.2 or earlier versions are able to access and unscramble DVD encryption. But they are too outdated to support hardware acceleration.
Note: With the strengthening of the Disney DVD protection mechanism, there are many 99-titled DVD movies that fail to rip. If Handbrake doesn't work for you on Windows, you can use an alternative WinX DVD Ripper.
You should master the method to rip Zootopia DVD on Mac and Windows. It's not easy to decrypt Disney Zootopia DVDs. Disney X-project DRM is a more stringent protection than CSS and DVD region codes. So if you have trouble in ripping a Disney protected DVD, you can ask help from the software developer.
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