DVDFab for Mac Does Not Detect DVD? Fixed!

Diana Joan

Jan 18, 2018 01:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan

For DVD collectors, one DVD ripper is necessary which can solve many DVD playback issues for you. DVDFab attracts many DVD collectors due to the remarkable performance. However, recently, many DVDFab users feedback one issue: DVDFab can't detect the DVD disc, what's happening? How to solve this trouble?

Issue: On my windows machine when a disc is inserted it automatically detects it and loads it to DVDFab. Not the case with my mac. I just purchased the same license that I have on my windows machine. I am using the DVD Ripper option and this does not detect or load whats on the DVD when its inserted. The DVD plays on the dvd player and seems to be working just fine. When I copy the Video_TS and audio folder it loads it to DVDfab but once it starts to rip it only does it for about 7 sec then completes as if it was done.

By the constant test, we peovide you some suggestions as below. If you still can't open the DVD disc on DVDFab smoothly, you may need to feedback this issue to the DVDFab or post your question in the mac section of the dvdfab forum. If you hurry to use the DVD movies, we also peovide you another quick and reliable way: Gettting the best DVDFab alternatives.

  • Please insert the disc first and start DVDFAb after your computer recognized the disc. For the protected disc, do not open the folder manually. 
  • In the upper right hand corner of the DVDFab main screen, click on the arrow and then common settings. Click on the drives and see if your computer's dvd drive is selected.
  • Try choosing another title by selecting "choose other titles" sounds like it's not selecting the correct movie title.

Best DVDFab Alternative-Bytecopy

Compared with the DVDFab, Pavtube ByteCopy is more better which has the high stability and compatibility, you can install it within 3 minutes on Windows. Here, we take the Windows version as the example, you also can get the Mac version which even can support the latest macOS HIgh Sierra. You can laod the DVD disc, DVD disc images and DVD folder to it, at the same time, this DVD ripper also can support the Blu-ray disc, disc images and Blu-ray folder.

Sometimes DVDFab can't detect the DVD disc due to the DVD DVD protection, like the DVD region code, CSS, DVD UOPs protection and so on. This software can remove most DVD protection with fast speed, best of all, you even can remove the Blu-ray AACS protection, BD+ protection, Blu-ray region code A/B/C, Blu-ray UOPs, etc. As a perfect DVD ripper, you can rip and convert the DVD to multiple video formats, like the MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, etc.

For some DVD ripper beginner, you also can choose the device preset which has prepared the best video formats for users, like the iPad, iPhone, TVs, NLE, Android devices, Xbox One X, PS4, etc. If you are an old DVD ripper user, you are familiar with the video, you can adjust the video to your desired video file, you can adjust the video codec, video frame, video bitrate, video resolution, audio codec, audio channels, etc.

Good benefit: Built-in video editor, you can add subtitles to Blu-ray video, cut the video, trim the video, split the video into clips, adjust the video background color and brightness, replace the music in video, etc. You can cut the videos to smaller size and shorter length and upload to the YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo, etc. In general, Bytecopy won't let you down.

Convert the DVD with the Best DVDFab Alternative

Step 1. Load DVD disc with the program

Run the program on the computer, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load DVD into the program, you also can drag the DVD to this software directly. When both DVD disc exists, the program will detect the DVD main title automatically. You also can watch the videos at the preview window.

dvd ripper

Step 2. Choose output video formats

Click the Format button, you can find 300+ video formats at here, you can choose one from the Common Video. For 1080p videos, you can choose one form the HD Video, like the HD MP4 video, you also can choose the 3D videos, this software can help you to get the 3D videos from the common 2D DVD and Blu-ray discs, you also can get the 3D digital videos.

output videos

If you want to do some DVD copies, this DVD ripper allows you to copy the whole DVD disc content which can keep all the DVD content. You can choose to backup the DVD disc main title woo which won't affect the movies enjoyment. You can do these:

  1. Just click  on the top of this software, this button will help you to copy the whole DVD disc content, like: video chapters, subtitle, audio tracks, menu and navigation contents and so on.
  2.  When you want to copy the DVD main title with fast speed: Navigate to “Format” > “Copy” > “Directly Copy”

Backup main movie content

Step 3. Start the conversion process

Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom "Convert" button to start DVD copying or backup process.

When you get the digital DVD videos, you can save the DVD on USB flash drive or the external hard drive too, then you can play the DVD videos at will. You also can transfer the videos to portable device for playback, like the iPhone, iPad, Samsung Note 8, etc.

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