MACX DVD RIPPER PRO review

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Version 5.7.0
Developer Digiarty Software Inc.
Website https://www.macxdvd.com

 

ABOUT DIGIARTY

Established in 2006, Digiarty is a software company specialized in multimedia software solutions. There product range is extensive and available for Mac as well as Windows users. MacXDVD Software offers a wide range of award-winning DVD backup, video converter, video downloader, iPhone manager tool etc for Mac users, including MacX DVD Ripper Pro, MacX Video Converter Pro, MacX MediaTrans, MacX YouTube Downloader

 

MACX DVD RIPPER PRO

DVD ripper for Mac users to rip any format at fast speed (5 min only to rip a full DVD) and original quality. It supports all known DVDs (new DVD, 99-title DVD, damaged & unplayable DVD) and rip DVD’s / ISO images in all sorts of formats, including DVD to MP4, HEVC/H.265, H.264, MOV, FLV, MPEG4, AVI, QT, MP3, etc. With 350+ preset profiles, the DVD ripper makes it easy to convert DVDs for playback on iTunes, QuickTime, Apple iPhone iPad, Android, PS4, TV, etc.

You can also clone DVD to ISO image at 1:1 ratio and copy DVD title to MPEG2 and MKV with all videos, audios and subtitles.

INTERFACE

The interface of MacX DVD Ripper Pro is easy and well layed out.  But personally I feel it needs a more 2D look to match the Apple looks. Its just a personal vision, and has nothing to do with it being good or bad. One thing I would like to see different is that when ‘ripping’ is active, the ripping-overlay can not be moved to show the information beneath. You can’t check anymore wether you opted for the ‘ merge titles ‘  yes or no. Now you just have to wait for the end result instead of aborting the ripping and correct your choice made. Thats the only real thing I can think of design wise. It all covers every aspect of DVD Ripping and offers I think all possible options one might need. So happy with the interface layout, we checked the options in the menu.

Options only specify output Folders and language, so pretty basic one time settings.

 

 

WHAT CAN MACX DVD RIPPER PRO DO !     ALL OPTIONS !

 

This is just a full capture of the developers website statements about their MacX DVD Ripper Pro. So it seems to loaded with options available for a clean and fast job.

 

  • Convert DVD to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV
    MacX DVD Ripper Pro lets you rip any DVD on Mac.
    Rip DVD to iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/6/5s/5, iPad Air/Air 2, iPad Mini 4/3/Mini with Retina display, iPad 4/3/2, iPad Pro, iPod touch 5/4, iPod classic, The new Apple TV, etc.
  • DVD to Android Mobile/Pad, Microsoft, Sony Devices
    Built in 350+ profiles and brand new core technology, this Mac DVD Ripper not only provides a perfect solution for Apple devices, but also covers almost all popular multimedia devices, like:
    Android Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S7 edge/S6 Edge/Edge +/S6/S5, Note 8/7/5/4/Note Edge, Galaxy Tab S,
    Nokia Lumia 2520,
    Google New Nexus 7,
    Asus MeMo Pad 7,
    Huawei Mate 10/Ascend P7,
    HTC One M9,
    Microsoft Surface Pro 4/3/2,
    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX8.9, Xperia XZ/Z5/C4/M4/X Compact, WP8, Xbox, Zune, PSP, PS3, PS4, PDA, MP3 player, etc.
  • Trim, Crop, Merge, Add External Subtitle
    Trim — Extract video clips/segments from DVD to cut off the trailers and ads.
    Crop — Crop frame size to edit out any unwanted borders, backdrops.
    Merge — Join and combine separate movie titles into a single video file.
    Add External Subtitle — Attach your preferred language subtitle to movie.
  • 1:1 Copy DVD to ISO Image, MKV, MPEG2
    The “Copy” feature lets you backup DVD with original video/audio quality in a few minutes. You can copy DVD on Mac based MacBook Pro/Air, Mac Mini and iMac 5K with lossless output quality and original 5.1 channels Dolby AC3/DTS audio.
    It will produce a single MPEG2 file so you can store it on your Mac or USB hard drive, play it with VLC or QuickTime Player. It also features cloning DVD to ISO image, backing up DVD to MKV on Mac OS X.
  • Upload DVD Videos to YouTube, Metacafe, Break
    MacX DVD ripping software, provides easy upload to popular video sharing site, like YouTube, Google, Facebook, Vimeo etc.
  • Adjustable Parameter Settings for Advanced Users
    For  ” Advanced ” users, MacX DVD Ripper gives you the choice to adjust the decoder/encoder parameters to suit a particular use.
    The output settings can be adjusted in terms of video codec, video bitrate, frame rate, aspect ratio, resolution, audio codec, audio channel, audio sample rate, bitrates, etc.
  • Extract Audio and Snapshot Images from DVD
    MacX DVD Ripper is capable of extracting picture from DVD movie. It also helps you rip MP3 music from the DVD.
  • Advanced Tech to Optimize the Ripping Process
    Supporting Hyper-Threading, batch conversion, and Multi-Core CPU processing on Mac, the advanced function “Run as Safe Mode” and “Advanced Deinterlacing Accelerator” will also smooth the conversion and improve the video effect.
  • World’s No.1 Fast Speed and High Quality
    With batch conversion, hyper-threading, multi-core CPU and the unique Intel QSV tech, you can make maximum use of CPU and GPU and get the utmost out of hardware acceleration to speed up DVD ripping.
    The “High Quality Engine” helps to make sure the output quality keeping the same as the original. This DVD ripper for Mac can rip a full DVD in 5 minutes only without any output quality loss.

 

DVD RIP TESTING

According to their website this is to be the worlds fastest DVD Ripper. Well we’re going to find out if that statement is true. The interface is easy to work with and shows all available configurations. The choices made for ripping may vary from person to person. Its a true ‘ all benefit ‘ application. It handles all DVD’s ( also the latest types ), and rips any encryption or protected DVD.

Rip encrypted or protected DVD
(Support DVDs with CSS encryption, Sony ARccOS encryption, RCE Region protection, etc.)

 

 

 

In order to test we use an original DVD:
The Trade video length 1:54:25 , full DVD , High Quality H264, Merging titles, slightly better sound output and use the High Quality Engine. So we set it up to some better quality instead of the basic settings.

MacX Full DVD Rip optimised settings:  Rip Time 58 min.    Aimersoft DVD Ripper : Rip Time  86 min.
Basic settings H264 / High Quality Engine off:    Rip Time 58 min.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro              Aimersoft DVD Ripper      Cisdem Video Converter

58 min.                                       86 min.                                75 min.

 

The ripping of the movie EDISON is even more surprising !   Check out the ripping time differences.

 

An astonishing difference in ripping performance ! It beats competition by approx. 29% and  50 % and  >100%  more speed!  Checking other reviews, they all show the same results as we’ve just produced.
So we can be confident this will reproduce in other tests. Now ripping time is one mayor aspect but the other is as important, which is the output quality produced. Besides great speed the output quality is exelent.

Okay, your ripping is done now its time for exporting. MacX DVD Ripper Pro supports upload to websites such as YouTube, Google, Metacafe, Facebook, etc.

Digiarty Inc. website claims a 5 min DVD Rip. Well though this application is fast and works great, the 5 minutes ripping is a bit of marketing talk. Contacting Digiarty Inc. about the findings and results, lead to the following explanation:
The 5 min for a full DVD rip, is performed with Sandbridge Intel CPU and bla bla… in the end I am unable to reproduce this ripping time or come even close !!
Great thats solved for me, but I don’t want buyers to think they can actually rip a full DVD in 5 minutes. There’s also one other aspect I noticed. The subtitles look somewhat better with for example MDRP.app ( Mac DVDRipper Pro) which produces better looking subtitels. Option wise, MacX has best solutions for any DVD.

 

TRIM , CROP , MERGE & ADD

A nice feature is the Trim & Crop option which is easily performed and has a well designed interface.

 

VERDICT

MacX DVD Ripper Pro is one of the best DVD Rippers available now. It has all the options one needs for a clean and fast dvd-rip. In fact MacX DVD Ripper seems to be really fast, it beats competitors with 29% – 100% faster ripping. Great speed, and great output quality makes this application the one to buy. Its a fair price for an application thats this good. It rips any encryption or protected disc and also does 1:1 copies. The acclaimed 5 minutes DVD rip is marketing and not realistic. The Trim and Crop options work really well, as some competition lacks the ease of operation. MacX takes every DVD as others fail to load the main movie. Nothing is perfect in life, but MacX is best of its class if you want to have extensive control.
MacX DVD Ripper Pro is iPhoneX and 8 ready, so get your wallet out if you’re looking for a great DVD ripper.

 

 

MACX DVD RIPPER PRO

$ 39,95
MACX DVD RIPPER PRO
9.4

Fast High Quality engine

10.0/10

Full options/iPhone X/8/8 Plus

9.0/10

All DVD types

10.0/10

All DRM defeat

10.0/10

No quality loss

9.0/10

Export options

10.0/10

DVD Copy

9.0/10

Presets

9.0/10

Trim/Crop/Subtitle

9.0/10

PRO'S

  • Fast High Quality engine
  • Full optionsiPhone X/8/8 Plus
  • All DVD types
  • All DRM defeat
  • No quality loss
  • Export options
  • DVD Copy
  • Presets
  • Trim/Crop/Subtitle

CON'S

  • None really

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