Rip Blu-ray to MP3 on Mac
For Mac users who have a concert recording on a Blu-ray disc, you may wish to extract the audio from the disc on Mac and save as the popular MP3 audio format so that you can conveniently play the music on your iPhone, iPad or other portable devices. Fortunately, with a little inexpensive hardware and software, you can easily get a MP3 audio from Blu-ray movies.
The hardware – A Blu-ray drive
To extract MP3 audio from Blu-ray disc on your Mac computer, you’ll first need a drive that can read the discs. If your Mac computer comes with a built-in Blu-ray drive, directly insert your Blu-ray disc into that drive. If your Mac doesn’t not ship with Blu-ray drive that’s capable of reading Blu-ray discs, no need to worry, there are plenty of compact, affordable choices for this in the sub-$50 range that connect via USB.
The software – Blu-ray to MP3 Ripper for macOS High Sierra
With a Blu-ray drive connected to your Mac, all you need is an app to extract the MP3 audio from the Blu-ray movies. The powerful program we highly recommend to you is called Pavtube BDMagic for Mac (review), which can automatically break all the Blu-ray copy protection and region code from 4K/3D/2D Blu-ray disc/BDMV folder/ISO image file, so that you can easily extract the video and audio content from the disc with no limitation. With the program, you can easily rip Blu-ray to MP3 audio format for viewing on any portable devices with its built-in music player. To get better output audio quality, you can flexibly adjust output audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels. Besides MP3, you can also save Blu-ray to other audio formats such as WAV, WMA, AAC, AC3, M4A, OGG, AIFF, FLAC, MKA according to your own needs.
Trim/Merge output MP3 audio
If you don’t want to extract the whole audio out from Blu-ray disc, you can use the trim function to cut off unwanted audio parts. You can also use the merge function to combine separate MP3 audio clips into one single file.
The program keeps constant update with the perfect support for the new operation system, for Mac users who have upgraded to the new macOS High Sierra, feel free to download and install the program on your Mac computer. What’s more, it is pretty simple to use with an easy to navigate interface, all the conversion work can be done within minutes.
Step by Step to Extract MP3 Audio from Blu-ray Movies
Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc.
Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn’t ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read on the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface, alternatively, you can also import Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO files with the program.
Step 2: Choose output audio file format
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, choose “MP3 – MPEG Layer-3 Audio(*.mp3)” as output audio format under “Common Audio” main category.
Step 3: Trim or merge output audio files.
Trim off unwanted audio clips
In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set to leave only your wanted audio parts.
Merge audio files
By ticking off “Merge into one file” option behind “Settings” button, you can merge the ticked audio files in list into one single file.
Step 4: Start the final conversion process.
Hit right-bottom conversion button to start Blu-ray to MP3 audio extracting process.
When the conversion is done, you will have no limitation to enjoy your music or song on any portable devices as you like.
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