How to Play DVDs on OS X Mavericks
After updating to OS X 10.9 Mavericks on their Mac, a lot of people found out that their DVD player has stopped working. Probably, the DVD players are not compatible with Mavericks. Well, have you encountered the same problem? Are you feeling very frustrated when you have a strong desire to watch your collection of DVD movies but the DVD player is not working? This article here provides you with two surefire solutions to let you play and watch your DVDs on Mavericks easily.
- Part 1: Play DVDs on Mavericks with Wondershare Player for Mac
- Part 2: Play DVD movies on Mavericks by converting DVDs
The Wondershare Player for Mac is a great DVD player for Mavericks. It allows you to play DVD movies and home DVDs on Mavericks in high quality. Besides DVDs, it can also play almost any other video and audio file format, even media files recorded on the smartphone, camcorder, and etc. In comparison to other media player, it more steady in playback and less prone to crash. On top of that, it doesn't require too much of your CPU memory and hence, won't drag the performance of your Mac. It's basically your ideal media player!
If you're used to the original DVD player on your Mac and don't want to change it, you can choose to convert your DVDs to a Mac-supported video format by using the Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. You can also watch your converted DVDs offline and wherever you want such as on the iPhone, PSP, Android devices and so on.
1 Import your DVD files to this DVD converter for Mavericks
If the DVD files are not stored on your Mac, just insert your DVD disc into the DVD driver. After that, go to File menu and select Load DVD Files... to import the DVD file.
2 Select an appropriate output format
As we know, MOV is a QuickTime format, which is fully-compatible with Mac. At the bottom of this interface, you can click the format icon to select MOV from the Video category as the output format.
3 Play DVDs on Mavericks by conversion
Click the blue big round button at the bottom-right corner of the window to start converting your DVDs to the format you want. After conversion, you can find the output file according to the Output file directory. Now, you can playback the converted file on your own DVD player. If you need to edit them, you can convert it so that it's compatible for iMovie, iDVD, Final Cut or other editing software.
Please watch the video tutorial.
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