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Simple and Effective Way to Rip DVD to iTunes on Windows or Mac OS
People would like to play DVD with iTunes. Because it is easy to play your DVDs on devices that supports iTunes such as iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch without ever needing to use the DVD again. You will always want to have access to your DVDs whenever you feel like. However, it is important to acknowledge the fact that iTunes cannot rip DVD to iTunes. Well, that should not be a reason to worry you, since there are some of the best DVD to iTunes rippers which can aid in copying DVD to iTunes in a professional way. One of the best DVD ripper in the market is Aimersoft DVD Ripper, which is the coolest tool to convert your DVD to iTunes format.
Part 1. How to Rip DVD to iTunes on Windows (Including Windows 8/7/XP/Vista)
Why choose Aimersoft DVD Ripper to convert DVD to iTunes supported format? The answer is simple. Aimersoft DVD to iTunes converter provides good quality output regardless of the end device that you are going to use. It converts DVD to any format supported by iTunes in simple steps. 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!
Rip a 2-hour DVD in 5 minutes without any quality loss
- Convert DVD to iTunes supported MOV, MP4, M4
- Extract DVD background music to iTunes AAC, MP3
- Automatically transfer converted videos to iTunes Library
- Embed iTunes movie metadata for easy video management
Step 1. Load DVD Movies or iSO Files into DVD Ripper
First, of all the process starts at the DVD drive, insert your DVD in the drive, then launch the DVD ripper software of which in this case is Aimersoft DVD Ripper. Add or load your DVD movie or your ISO file in the DVD Ripper.
Step 2. Select iTunes Format and Output Folder
After you have successfully completed loading your DVD, select the output format and folder. If you do not have a ready folder, create one where you can easily locate it. The video formats available are M4V, MP4 or MOV. In this case, we shall select MP4 format from the common video choices only for description purposes.
iTunes Supported Format:
iTunes can support the following audio and video files, AIFF (AIFC, audio CD, MP3, System 7 Sound (SND), uLaw (AU), WAV, QDesign, QuickTime audio (audio only movies) AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) as well as MP4. When it comes to video, Apple has allowed iTunes to read only one video format, which includes MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v). Meaning you can only convert your DVD to MPEG-4 for you to play them on iTunes.
Step 3. Initiate Converting Processs - DVD to iTunes
After selecting your desired format and the destination file you can opt to make changes or settings and if you are OK with the way the format is click the "Start" button to initiate the conversion. When the conversion is done, please open iTunes on your Windows computer. Then click "File" menu on the left side of iTunes toolbar, and choose the "Add File to Library" option. After that, open the output folder that contains the videos to select the file and click "Open". Now you can get DVD file imported to iTunes successfully.
Part 2. How to Import DVD to iTunes on Mac OS X 10.5 or Later
Converting DVD files to iTunes on Mac OS X (10.10 Yosemite) is aslo very simple. Here I will take Aimersoft DVD Ripper for Mac as an example to show you how to achieve that. In fact, in order to transfer DVD to iTunes successfully, you need to rip it to iTunes supported format first. Then you can freely import it to iTunes or any device according to your requirements.
Step 1. Import DVD Movies to Mac DVD Ripper
Install and launch the program, then click Files > Load DVD Files to import the DVD movies that you want. After the files are successfully imported, you can preview them as you wish. 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. If you want to merge the all DVD titles into one file, tick "Merge all videos".
Step 2. Choose iTunes Supported Format as the Output Format
So here you can choose any format that iTunes supports from the output format list on bottom of the window 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.
Step 3. Start Converting DVD to iTunes
After the above steps, just click the "Convert" button to start conversion. The conversion speed has been upgraded to 6X faster, so it only takes a few minutes to finish the conversion. After that, you will be able to add video to your iTunes with a few simple clicks.
Video tutorial on how to convert DVD to iTunes on Windows: