DVD re-encoding software

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by lapino, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. lapino macrumors regular

    Mar 6, 2009
    On my pc, I've been using Dvddecrypter + CloneDVD2 to make backups of my DVD movies. However, I cannot find a DVD re-encoding program for Mac. I know Handbrake can encode them to avi/mkv but that's not what I need, I just need to reencode my DVD's so they'll fit on a normal DVD-R (with a choice to get the menus and extras or not, ideally).

    Is there such software for Mac? MacTheRipper allows me to put the DVD files on hdd, but then...
  2. sickmacdoc macrumors 68020


    Jun 14, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Well I have heard good things about DVDRemaster but I just use Toast which does an excellent job for compressing and burning to disk after using MTR.
  3. Dimwhit macrumors 68000


    Apr 10, 2007
    Once I get a disk ripped to my hard drive, I use DVD2OneX. It will compress the movie to fit on a single DVD. It also does feature-only disks. Great program, but it's not free. I believe Roxio Popcorn also works well.
  4. mac88 macrumors 6502

    Aug 7, 2008
    Boston, MA.
    I use Toast for my Macbook. I too use AnyDVD and CloneDVD2 for my pc and I love these programs, they work awesome. I wish they would port these to the Mac.
  5. bmcgonag macrumors 65816


    Mar 20, 2007
    I agree. Use MacTheRipper to rip it, then use DVD2OneX to make it fit Single Layer DVD.
  6. Jethryn Freyman macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

    Aug 9, 2007
    1. MacTheRipper 3 to rip DVDs.
    2. Handbrake if I want to encode them in a standard format (e.g. .mp4)
    3. Toast Titanium if I want to burn them to another DVD.
  7. Dimwhit macrumors 68000


    Apr 10, 2007
    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but if you want to fit a ripped movie to a single-layer DVD, Toast Titanium will not do that. It will encode the video for DVD, but it won't compress it. You need Popcorn or DVD2OneX.

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