Mac dvd player copy protection error

Your Terminal will look like this:. Press Enter.

How to Fix Window Media Player "Cannot Play This DVD" Error Message

Lots of command lines will scroll past the screen. Lots of text will scroll past the screen indicating the download and installation progress of Homebrew. Then you need to install libdvdcss by typing the following command into Terminal:. With the libdvdcss library installed and ready, Handbrake is now ready to make copies of your encrypted DVDs.

Free DVD Protection Removal Plugin for Mac

Although downloading libdvdcss does allow Handbrake to bypass DRM protection, you do need to be comfortable using the Terminal. With RipIt you only have two options to choose from.

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Compressing results in a smaller file sizebut loses many of the extra DVD features you may want. The free trial of RipIt available here makes all its features including decryption available, but restricts the number of DVDs you can rip to While the app is in beta, all features are available for free. There is presently no indication on the MakeMKV website of when the beta is likely to expiree, but once it does, only basic DVD ripping will be available in the trial version.

You can download MakeMKV for free here.

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This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Anyway, this happened to me last night and it took me about 20 minutes to fix the problem, so I thought I would write up how I ended up fixing it! Actually, the problem all comes down to something called codecs. Codecs are small pieces of software that can decode the material on a DVD.

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Whenever a DVD is created, especially new one with copyright protection software installed on them, the content of the DVD is encoded using algorithms into a special format. You may have heard of DivX , which is a codec that allows people to compress full-length DVDs onto a CD without losing much of its original image quality. If you have a Blu-ray drive and are trying to play a Blu-ray disc in Windows Media Player, the same thing applies. You can download all of the codecs for just about any type of video format by going to Free-Codecs.

Convert DVD using Mac OSX Handbrake and VLC

Simply ignore all the items that are grayed out as they are obsolete.