Copying a dvd on apple mac

Whether you need to duplicate a PowerPoint presentation or back up a disc full of important accounting documents, the native Disk Utility application on your iMac has you covered. Launch the Disk Utility application on your iMac. Disk Utility can be found in the Utilities section of your Applications folder. Enter a name for your disk image in the provided field on the Save As dialog.

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Eject the DVD from your optical drive when the image creation process is complete. VLC does not have the greyed out problem.

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You can do this live. Handbrake is free. You can then drop the movie into iTunes and access it from your Apple TV. You need to do this before you watch the movie and it can take up to an hour or two. This has happened even with VLC. This does not seem to affect the sound.

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Also, I am left with a reduced screen on my MacBook — a black bar stays across the top of the MacBook screen and the rest of the display seems in a bigger font. In the "Save As Click Save. Your new Disk Image will appear in the list on the left of the Disk Utility window. Eject the original DVD disc from your Mac.

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Insert a writable DVD disc into your Mac. Select your newly created Disk Image from the list on the left of the Disk Utility window.

Click on "Burn" in the Disk Utility main window. Select your burn speed and whether you would like to Verify Burned Data.

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You will receive confirmation once you DVD is successfully burned and you are all set with a fresh copy of your DVD disc. Simply save your new Disk Image and you can make a copy whenever you may need it. Need a copy of your DVD?