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Running the program


Here we cite DVDFab DVD Copy -- Main Movie mode as an example.

1. Explanation on functionality

1.1 Source: Where the original materials that you are going to process will be loaded. The button will load an existing DVD movie folder from local HDD, while button loads ISO image file; If your source is the DVD disc, just insert it into your optical drive;

1.2 Target: Where the outcome will go to. Click to choose one path from local HDD to save the resulting DVD movie folder, while click to select a place to create ISO image file; If you want to burn the original to blank media, just insert the blank media into your optical drive when the source disc is ejected.

1.3 Title Selection: Dot the title you want to copy, usually the main title.


1.4 Chapter settings: A feature aims at catering the potential needs of copying just a part of the original movie, based on chapters.


1.5 Audio: Decide which audio stream(s) you want to be presented at the resulting disc.


1.6 Subtitle: Select the subtitle stream(s) you want to retain in the final disc.


1.7 Writable Media Size: DVD5 means to burn the main title to single layer blank DVD 5 disc, while DVD9 means burning to dual-layer blank DVD 9 disc; About compression ratio, 100% stands for no compression gets involved, while others mean some percentage of compression is to be made.


2. A sample guide through the burning process (Source being original DVD disc)

2.1 Launch DVDFab for Mac and navigate to option DVD Copy, Main movie mode;

2.2 Insert the original DVD disc into optical drive;

2.3 Choose the correct region code to complete the loading phase;

2.4 Select the target title, audio stream and subtitle stream;

2.5 Choose the correct writable media at the bottom and press “Next” button;

2.6 Click “Start” button at the following page to trigger the copying process;

2.7 When the source disc is ejected by the system, replace it with the blank media and then continue to burn;

2.8 After a reasonable amount of time, when a mini pop-up window saying “Process completed successfully”, “OK” it and eject the resulting disc and check it out on your standalone DVD player.