Can I backup copyright protected DVDs for free?

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What if your DVDs are likely to go missing, or scratched by your cute kids? Have you considered backing up them before they are lost, or "disappeared"? Anyway, the hypothesis I listed here for you is bad news, at some point!


What can you do to avoid this terrible experience happen? In fact, we can not guarantee that you will get your missing DVDs when they say goodbye to you for months or years, you can not keep smart babies from destroying them. However, what you can do only is to back up them before they are "missing". Start by following these simple steps prior to you lost DVDs.

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Backup Copyright Protected DVDs on Mac

Of course, the first step in doing this task is to download one of software on Mac and run it. You can choose Mac build-in tool to complete it, such as Disk Utility, suggest you review this article to know how to use Disk Utility to copy DVD, however, I should pointed out that Disk Utility can not work with copy protected DVD video discs.


The other choice for you is to select one of legal DVD copy software burn DVD disc on Mac, here I list some for your choice, which of them have been tested by myself, they are all licensed for reproduction or burning of DVD video materials.


1. Xilisoft DVD Copy for Mac – Can copy DVD to DVD disc, DVD folder or ISO files and vice versa.

2. Any DVD Cloner Platinum for Mac – Decrypt CSS protected files; DVD-9 to DVD-5, DVD folder, ISO files; Rip DVD to videos.

3. Wondershare DVD Copy for Mac - Copy DVD movie to ISO file or DVD folder; Copy ISO file or DVD folder to DVD movie; decrypt CSS protected files.


When selecting one of software above that suit for you, the second step is to insert the DVD that you want to copied, if you want to remove copyright protected and also want to rip it to video for sharing on your smartphone, Any DVD Cloner Platinum is the best choice, or you can choose the other two tools.

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And the last step is to burn DVD onto DVD disc, such as DVD-9 or DVD-5. If you want to do other editing on the original DVD, you can download the free trail to see if their features match your requirements prior to you buy it.


By now we hope you know which methods is better option for you and which DVD copy software fits your specific requirements, you can free download them to see their features in detail.

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