3 Ways to Copy DVD to USB on Mac (macOS High Sierra) Easily

Diana Joan

Jun 08, 2017 08:48 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD

With the developemnt of time, small and convenient devices are becoming more and more popular. For example: USB flash, which is small but has the powerful storage ability. To most users who like to watch DVD movie on DVD player, this is a precious chance: Backup or Copy DVD movie to USB drive. If you can realize this goal, what will happen? You can watch the DVD movie even you are during a journey. You can enjoy the DVD movie from USB on a PC which is without DVD drive. Want to create your home theatre? Watch hundreds of DVD movies on TV, project via USB is a cool action. How many ways do you know to copy DVD to USB Drive on Mac (macOS High Sierra)? Today, you will get 3 ways to finish the great idea.

Solution A: Backup DVD to USB on Mac (macOS High Sierra) by Bragging or Direct Copy

To be honest, this way is easy to do, even a PC beginner can finish this work. Just like you want to remove the music from Mac (macOS High Sierra) to your iPhone, 3 steps can be done.

Step 1. Insert DVD disc into DVD drive of your Mac (macOS High Sierra), you can see the DVD files structure on you Mac (macOS High Sierra).

Step 2. Plug the USB to your Mac (macOS High Sierra), here, you can choose USB 3.0 which is faster than USB 2.0

Step 3. Right click DVD disc drive and then select "Open". Select all files there and copy them for pasting to USB drive. Also you cna open the DVD files and drag the content to USB directly.

NOTE: If you fail to copy DVD to USB directly, most reason is that your DVD is copy protected. At this condition, you can refer to solution B.

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Solution B: Backup DVD to USB via a Professional DVD Copy Software

Some new DVD movie is protected by complicated DVD copy protection, users have to complete the task with the help of a third DVD copy software, like: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac which can remove all the DVD protection for you. In addition, you not only can import DVD disc to this software, also can import DVD ISO, IFO files, even DVD folder is supported by this DVD copy software. Best of all, you can backup whole DVD to USB which keep all the DVD content and original DVD structure. If you want to get smaller video size, you can choose to backup DVD main title to USB. You can follow the below steps to do.

Step 1. After the DVD copy software and DVD disc are ready, open this software, the interface is clean, click “File” >”Load from disc” to load DVD disc.


Step 2-Option 1. Backup Full DVD to USB on Mac(macOS High Sierra)

Just click  on the top of this VLC Alternative, this button will help you to copy the whole DVD without any missing, like: containing video, audio, subtitle, menu and navigation contents and so on. Then click “Browse” to choose the output file save location.

Step 2-Option 2. Directly Copy DVD on Mac(macOS High Sierra)

Just the main title of the original DVD disc will be preserved in this way. It will save many space on your hard drive. Navigate to “Format” > “Copy” > “Directly Copy”

Backup main movie content

Step 3. Go back to the main interface, press the right-bottom “Convert” button to start to copy DVD to USB.

Solution C: Rip and Backup DVD to USB with Digital Video Formats

For most users who like to collect many DVD movies, above 2 ways are all not the best solution. We know a USB drive storage space is limited, some users want to copy many DVD to USB, how to do? Bytecopy is also a prefect  DVD Ripper and Converter which rip and convert DVD to USB in like: MP4MKV, MOV, AVI, etc main popular video formats. Surprise: You can backup DVD to USB with forced subtitles, you also can choose the subtitles language you like. When you like the DVD movie music, you even can extract the audio from video, amazing.

Step 1. Click "Format" and choose “Common Video” or “HD Video” or the optimized preset for mainstreaming multimedia players, the option is up to you.

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Step 2. The final step is similar to solution B, just click "Convert" button to start the DVD to USB backup process.

Generally, i think solution C is the best choice. About this software, there are many other features which can catch user’s heart in its hands. Read review can help you to know more. You can download the Trial version for test which is free. By the way, you can import Blu-ray and backup Blu-ray to USB tool.

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