How to Rip and Convert DVD to iTunes in Windows and Mac
Maybe you want to rip DVD to iTunes (iTunes 11) compatible videos so you can transfer them to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. and play them on the go. But, as we all know, iTunes doesn't support DVD format. Then how do you copy DVD to iTunes library for smooth playback? Actually what you need is only a professional DVD ripper that can help you convert DVD movies to iTunes supported video formats fast with good video quality.
Aimersoft DVD Ripper is an ideal tool to help you import DVD to iTunes compatible video formats with high quality. Besides, you can crop the black bars, add special video effects, split or merge videos, etc. as you like with the built-in editor. Just get it and rip videos from DVD disc to iTunes supported videos for playback on your iPhone 5, New iPad, iPod touch, etc. in just a few mouse clicks! The equivalent Mac version is Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac. Download the program right now and follow the steps below to get your work done.
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How to convert DVD to iTunes highly compatible video formats
Note: For Windows (including Windows 8) users, just follow the detailed guide to complete your conversion. The way to add DVD movies to iTunes on Mac (Mountain Lion) is the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version.
1Add DVD movies to the program
Install and launch the program, then click Load DVD to import the DVD movies that you want to import to iTunes library. After the files are loaded, you can preview them on the right and take snapshots of any movie scenes. And you can also click the Edit or Trim button to personalize the movie with provided editing functions like Crop, Trim, Rotate, Add Watermarks, Apply Video Effects, etc.
Tips: Since a DVD usually contains many chapters and sometimes you just need a certain chapters, you can tick the box to choose the chapters you want to convert.
2Select the output format
As we know, iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats. So here you can click Profile and choose any of the three from Common Video as the output file format. If you want to import the DVD movie to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad or iPod as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices. Meanwhile, you can click Output to set a folder to save the ripped videos.
Tips: The output video ripped from the DVD may be quite large. To reduce the output file size, you can either trim the video to get the exact part you want or click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc. lower. Just note that the output video quality will also reduced if you lower the settings.
3 Start converting DVD movies to iTunes
After the above steps, just click "Start" to start conversion. The converting speed depends on the file size of DVD movies. When the conversion completes, click Find Target to get the videos and sync them to iTunes by clicking File > Add Files in iTunes. After that, you can transfer the videos to your iPod touch, iPad 4, iPhone 5, etc. via iTunes and enjoy them anytime and anywhere you like.
Here is the video tutorial on how to import DVD movies to iTunes.
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