How to Rip Zootopia DVD Full Movie to MP4, MKV, etc. (Quality Retained)

Peter William
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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.

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Things Need to Know about Zootopia DVD

#1 When is Zootopia coming out on DVD?

Zootopia on DVD release date:

Country 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:

Country Release Date
US June 7, 2016
Spain November 2, 2016
Mexico June 24, 2016
Japan August 24, 2016

#2 Where to buy Zootopia DVD?

Platform Media
Amazon DVD/Blu-ray/3D BD
Amazon Prime Video HD Digital
iTunes HD Digital
Redbox DVD rental
Netflix DVD rental
Walmart DVD/Blu-ray

#3 Why convert Zootopia movie DVD to digital formats?

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.

#4 Why is it difficult to finish Zootopia DVD ripping?

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.

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#5 Can I rip Zootopia DVD full movie online free?

No! General DVDs can't be ripped, let alone DRM-protected DVDs.

A few online websites like and doesn't let you upload DVD discs but VOB files. However, when you start to convert VOB to MP4 or other formats, errors occur.

How to Rip Zootopia DVD Full Movies to Any Format on Mac, Keeping Original Quality

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:

  • Rip any Disney movie DVD
  • Rip Zootopia full movie DVD to 300+ digital formats
  • Besides DVD, also convert video and audio files
  • Edit Zootopia DVD movie before ripping and exporting it
  • Download videos from 1000+ sites like YouTube by pasting links
  • Batch convert multiple DVD titles, video & audio files, batch download
  • Adjust DVD movie quality, size, or other parameters

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Steps to Rip Disney Zootopia DVD on Mac:

Step 1 – Load Zootopia DVD movie source

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.

add dvd to cisdem

Note: If the movie file is large, it will take a while for the DVD to load.

Step 2 – Select single or multiple titles you want to rip

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.

choose titles cisdem

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.

preview dvd cisdem

Step 3 – Choose subtitles and languages

Most Zootopia DVDs support English, French, Spanish subtitles and audio. You can switch to the subtitle and audio you desire.

dvd subtitles

dvd audio

Step 4 – Choose the output format

Open the output format panel next to "Convert all tasks to". Choose one of the formats or presets for the Disney DVD movie.

choose format for dvd cisdem

Step 5 – Rip Disney Zootopia DVD on Mac

Specify a Mac folder to store the output movie. Click the conversion icon button to crack Disney X-project DRM protection and convert Zootopia movie DVD to digital files.

How to Rip Zootopia DVD to MP4 and MKV on Windows?

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".

can't import encrypt dvd handbrake

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.

Steps to Rip Zootopia Movie DVD on Windows:

  1. Download libdvdcss to your Windows computer. (32-bit version download, 64-bit version download)
  2. Copy the libdvdcss-2.dll file to Handbrake program folder.
  3. Initiate Handbrake. Select your DVD drive source on the left panel, and wait for DVD loading.add dvd to handbrake
  4. Choose the main title. Handbrake can't really recognize the main title. You can play Zootopia DVD in VLC and find the actual title name.
  5. Pick the output setting. Only MP4 and MKV format are supported
  6. Specify the destination folder on Windows.handbrake dvd ripping software interface
  7. Click “Start Encode” to start Zootopia DVD zootopia dvd windows handbrake

Conclusive Thought

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.

Peter William
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