Saturday, May 24, 2014

How to Fix and Repair Scratched DVD on Mac

This article will tell you some effective ways to clean and repair scratched DVDs so that they can work again. 

As a DVD stores its data externally on a disc it can easily get scratched, which can affect the data. Scratches are a disc's worst enemy. Whether or not a scratched disc can be repaired depends on where the scratch is located. If the scratch is on the top, shiny part of the disc, the disc is not repairable and all the data is lost. If the scratch is on the bottom, plastic part of the disc, you may be able to repair the disc by resurfacing and polishing it. 

Effective ways to fix scratched DVDs
  • Buy a 'CD/DVD repair kit'; 
  • Try toothpaste or peanut butter on the surface of DVD; 
  • Use furniture polish; 
  • Add some abrasive cream onto DVD player. 

These methods seem to leave sticky touch, stinking smell or oily residual behind, and will possibly not work on deep scratches. If they are not so workable for you, and your severely scratched DVDs still go on strike, try the following command on your computer if you are using Windows XP: 

Start with a "chkdsk/R", try Start - Programs - Accessories, access and launch a Command Prompt, run the command. 

But be careful, the use of wrong decoding scheme may even shorten the service life of DVD drive. 

Best way to protect and preserve DVD

In consideration of the safety of DVD drive and player, you have another choice - copying the extremely scratched DVD to DVD using some scratch-fixing oriented DVD copy software. 

In fact, the best way to protect a DVD is to make a copy and put it in a safe place. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac that can help you convert BD/DVD movies to MKV/MP4/MOV format with multi-track easily. (Windows version: ByteCopy), It's an ideal app for youto remove the strict BD/DVD protection and region restrictions and backup Blu-ray/DVD contents with Multi-track keeping very quickly with great video quality. 

It’s really the best DVD backup tool I’ve met ever; I mean it’s ease of use, not fuss and simple to follow. It can rolls off DVD disc protection, supports loseless 1:1 DVD backup and keeps all the disc titles and chapter structure perfectly. Don’t you like to have a try? Just get the right version and preserve your DVD in a better way.

How to Rip DVD contents to MKV/MP4/MOV with multi-track on Mac Mavericks & Mountain Lion?

Step1: Load DVD movies. 

Launch the best DVD to multi-track converter; import DVD movies into the program. Loaded DVDs can be previewed in the right preview window. 


Step 2: Choose output format 

To rip Blu-ray with multiple tracks, click the drop down box of "Format", and choose the "Multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV (*.mp4)" profile under "Multi-track Video". This profile is designed to output videos with multiple audio tracks. 


You can check the audios you want to keep and uncheck the audios you don't need. It all depends on your own choices. 


Step 3: The last step you need to do is hit the "Convert" button to start the conversion of DVD content to Multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV on Mac Mavericks & Mountain Lion. 

When the conversion is over, just find the folder of your output videos. Then you can play and organize your DVD contents on your portable devices. 

Copying severely scratched DVD is desirable because it can both fix the severely scratched DVD and make a replica of the original one which can be played smoothly. I think it will be an easier and effective way to fix and repair Scratched DVD on Mac

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