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How to Rip DVD to MOV on PC & Mac (Quick Guide)

By Tony Moton

August 08, 2018

MOV is a filename extension for the QuickTime multimedia file format. This format was especially created by Apple to work with multimedia files, such as video, audio, timecode, and text track. It can store and sync various types of media data. Plus, MOV file is often used for saving movies and other video files. Each MOV media track may be encoded with one of several different codecs. MOV files often use the MPEG-4 codec for compression. This article will show you how to rip DVD video and save it as MOV file. 


Part 1. Why Rip DVD to MOV

Advantages of MOV:

* MOV file is able to contain abstract data references for media data.

* MOV file can be easily edited.

* There is no need to rewrite all media data after editing.

* As QuickTime includes a browser plug-in which is accessible to Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, and more, QuickTime Movie format is playable on these web browsers.

* The new generation of digital cameras not only takes still photos with amazing clarity, but also records high-quality video in QuickTime format (MOV).

Limitations of DVD:

You cannot play DVD movies/videos directly on QuickTime player. To play them smoothly, you should convert the DVD contents to MOV files first. To do that, you need a powerful DVD Ripper on Windows/Mac computer.

For Windows users and Mac users to rip DVD to MOV, TuneFab DVD Ripper is the fastest and best DVD ripper software.

Part 2. Introducing TuneFab DVD Ripper

TuneFab DVD Ripper is a media ripper program specially developed for DVD videos. When ripping the raw file to other formats, the program copies the clip from a DVD disc/folder. Then it modifies the duplicate and converts the format of it to pre-selected format. The original file is not modified, so quality of every frame of the video is well maintained.

TuneFab DVD Ripper is quite user-friendly, reflecting in its easy-to-navigate interface. Once the program is activated, you can easily get to know how to operate even though it is the first time to use this software. You can easily find keys, settings, etc. on the interface.

Part 3. How to Rip DVD to MOV on PC/Mac

Step 1. Check Hardware Tech Specifications

Before downloading TuneFab, you can check tech specifications of your hardware devices according to this page.

Step 2. Download and Install TuneFab DVD Ripper

Click the download button below to get download installation package of TuneFab DVD Ripper. After that, install TuneFab DVD Ripper in your Windows/Mac computer. Note that steps of installing a program vary from system to system.

Step 3. Open TuneFab DVD Ripper

When installation is done, you can fire up TuneFab DVD Ripper. The program can be activated in one or two minutes.

Step 4. Sign into Registered Version

When TuneFab DVD Ripper is activated, you will have a registration window, in which you can enter your email address and registration code to register to the full version. If you lose the registration code, you can contact us for help.


Step 5. Load DVD Contents

Before loading files to the program, you need to put the DVD disc that contains videos you want to rip. In the main page, you can import DVD contents to the program for ripping. At the upper left corner, click the arrow icon which is next to "Load DVD Disc". Then you will have three options - Load DVD Disc, Load DVD Folder, and Load IFO Files.

Load DVD Disc

Step 6. Configure Output Settings for DVD Contents

Before ripping, you need to configure some of the necessary settings, for example, choosing output format as well defining output folder. You can select output format on the main interface > "Profile" page. Furthermore, you can click "Settings" and adjust advanced settings such as Video Settings, Audio Settings as well as 3D Settings.

Additionally, the program allows you to precisely choose a folder to store your output files. On the "Preferences" interface, you can click "General" > "Output Folder" > "Browse" to change your Output Folder for storing all your converted files.

Configure Output Settings

Step 7. Convert DVD to MOV File

When configurations are done, you can start ripping DVD videos to MOV format on your Windows/Mac computer by clicking the "Convert" button. Before finishing converting your DVD videos to MOV, just wait with patience.

Convert DVD Contents

When ripping is successful, you can find the MOV videos in the pre-defined output folder. You can directly watch the video in your computer. And you can also transfer the video to your iPhone X/8,/8 Plus/7/7 Plus, iPad Pro/Air 2/Air, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S series, etc. Then enjoy the movies anytime anywhere.

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