Preserve multiple audio subtitle tracks when ripping DVD to 2TB Seagate hard drive

I’m having problems ripping my DVD collection and saving all languages and subtitles since moving to Mac. Handbrake used to be working on your old Windows machine and we saved the ripped movie to our 2TB Seagate or playback. But somehow it’s not working with my iMac OS X Yosemite. I’ve tried lots of Mac apps in AppStore, but cannot choose both English and Spanish audio and subtitles. It’s very important to me as my partner speaks Spanish; English is not her mother language. Is there any recommendation on this?

ripping DVD to 2TB Seagate hard drive

There’re lots of DVD ripper tools, but let’s get off that and make sure which format you need to rip to. If want to rip a protected DVD to 2TB Seagate hard drive with wanted audio & subtitles, here are several recommended formats:

1. Video_TS folder.

A Video_TS folder is usually copied from the original DVD disc directly, it contains all the IFO, BUP and VOB file. In another word, Video_TS is a folder which exactly the same as source disc except the encryption. All audio tracks and subtitles will be copied 1:1 as original so you cannot free choose wanted ones.

2. MKV

MKV is a Matroska file which capable of saving encoded/uncompressed video and audio streams, BD/DVD subtitle files. Choosing wanted audio tracks and soft subtitles can be very easy with the help of a multi-track ripper.

Both can be done if you have Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac in hand. If your windows users, turn to Pavtube ByteCopy.

Read Bytecopy Review – The Best Blu-ray Ripper and ByteCopy VS. MakeMKV VS. DVDfab

One-click solution to get multiple audio subtitle tracks when ripping DVD to 2TB Seagate hard drive

Step 1. Install the Mac multi-track DVD Ripper; hit “load disc” or “load from folder” to add your DVD.

Mac multi-track DVD Ripper

Step 2. Hit the “Copy entire disc” icon on the top to backup DVD into a Video_TS folder. Multimedia player like VLC player can play it smoothly.

Or you can hit “Format” list, choose “Multi-track Video>Lossless/encoded MKV” to output a multi-track MKV file. Note to hit “Settings” icon, switch to “Audio” and “subtitles” tabs to choose wanted ones.

lossless mkv format

Step 3. Okay now hit “Convert” icon to start the DVD to 2TB Seagate hard drive conversion. After conversion, click “Open output folder” to quick locate generated files.

Now connect your Seagate hard drive to computer, transfer the perfect MKV or Video_TS folder with all wanted subtitles/audio tracks to Seagate for storage. Now start enjoying your favorite DVD movies on mobile devices via your 2TB Seagate hard drive!

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