Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, the best Mac bluray Ripper(also know as a Blu-ray 3D Disc Ripper for Mac), is specially designed for Mac users to rip/copy/backup BD/DVD to Apple TV/ATV 2/ATV 3, iPad, the New iPad 3 , iPhone, iPod, Galaxy Tab, HTC Evo 4G, Nokia N9, Motorola Atrix 4G, Droid X, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Toshiba Thrive, PS3, PS Vita, WD TV…for well playback. In addition, the useful Mac BD ripper is able to help users back up blu-ray and DVD movies to Mac hard drive, as well as copy Blu-ray movies to Home Server, NAS for storage and watching. With the Mac BD ripper/Mac 3D Blu-ray Convereter, you can rip/convert Blu-ray movies to MKV, MOV, H.264, TS, MP4, M4V, VOB, MPEG, and more other file types at will according to your different end uses.
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1G Hz or above Intel processor.
Mac OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8)
512 MB physical RAM (memory) or more.
1024*768 or higher resolution display.
Optical Drive: DVD drive(BD drive is required for ripping Blu-ray disc)
6. User Guide: How to Play Blu-ray Disc on Mac
Summary: It’s not an easy thing for Mac users to play blu ray on Mac as windows users do. It seems that neither software manufactures plan to develop a Mac version bluray player, nor Apple plans to add built-in BD drive to Mac computers. Then what’s the available way to do blu ray playback on Mac? Now with Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, you can achieve the goal of playing bluray on Mac easily. Go to see a detailed guide in the following contents.
What you will need:
Blu-ray Ripper for Mac Tool
An external BD drive
Step-by-step guide: how to how to play blu ray disc on mac?
Step 1: Get started
Run Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, and click “BD/DVD Folder” to load your Blu-ray movie files.
Step 2: Select suitable output format for your Mac media players
There are several Mac media players, like QuickTime, PLEX, VLC, MPlayer, and more, you can use anyone of them to play blu ray on Mac after ripping Blu-ray to a format that is compatible with these players. You just need click on the dropdown list of “Format”, and then pick out a proper format among the numerous output file formats.
Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters
Click “Settings” button of the blueray ripper mac to customize output file quality. You are allowed to adjust video and audio settings like codec name, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channels in the following popup window.
If your Mac is quite fast, you can adjust the parameters to bigger ones, otherwise, you need consider if your Mac is able to run the final HD files. For example, for a faster Mac, you can set the aspect ratio at 1980*1080, but for a slower Mac, you need set the size down to 1280*720, this would give you a DVD quality playback experience as well.
Step 4: Rip Blu-ray for Playback with Mac media players
Once the above mentioned 3 steps are finished, you can click the big button “Convert” to start ripping Blu-ray for Playback with Mac media players. When the BD ripping task is completed, you can click “Open” button to get the final output files for QuickTime, PLEX, VLC, MPlayer, and more. Hope this guide gives you satisfactory answer to the question “how to play blu ray disc on mac?”