Ever wished you could put those Dvds onto your iPod, or onto your computer's hard drive for the plane trip? Unfortunately, most of the solutions available are useless shareware...
Ironically, there's a free program called handbrake that does a better job than the shareware and since it's a free program, it's FREE!
You can get handbrake at:
You may also want to investigate MacTheRipper:
The download link is broken, so use this one:
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/22715 Distributed by Tubemogul.