Rip/Copy/Put DVD to iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5 for Watching on the Mobile

This simple tutorial mainly shows you how to convert and rip DVDs to Apple supported video formats  on Win and Mac so that you can play DVD movies on iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5 anytime, anywhere.  


The fourth-generation iPad keeps the amazing screen resolution and the iPod touch 5 arrives with a bigger, 4-inch display, a 5-megapixel iSight camera shooting 1080p video, and a selection of vibrant colors. Now it's time to learn how to transfer DVD movie onto iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5, the most advanced multi-touch players from Apple.

It is really amazing to enjoy DVD movie on iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5, but how to get it done? Do not hurry. Before putting DVD movie onto iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5, you should understand these iOS devices will not read DVD VOB video.

Even you convert DVD to MP4 which is preferred by iPad/iPod, you may still fail to watch DVD on the go. Because Apple strictly follow MPEG-4 / H.264 AVC as video codec well AAC as audio. Read on to discover the best solution of play and watch DVD on iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5. 

As mentioned above, in order to download and put DVD movies to iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5, we need use a 3rd-party tool to rip DVD movies to Apple compatible video formats such as MP4, MOV, etc. DVD Ripping software varies. You may confused about choosing a suitable tool. If so, I recommend you try Pavtube DVDAid (Alternative DVDAid for Mac). It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my DVDs.

To be honest, Pavtube DVDAid is specially designed for ripping and converting Blu-ray to iPad 4, iPod Touch 5 MPEG 4 and H.264 mp4 format, etc. The output videos are compatible with iPhone, Apple TV and iTunes as well. You can rip and convert commercial DVD discs for freely playback on all your Apple devices. Below is how.

A Simple guide: How to convert and put DVD movies to iPad 4 and iPod Touch 5

Note: The quick start guide below uses DVDAid Windows screenshots. The way to rip DVD movies to iPad 4/iPod Touch 5 on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

1. Run this Pavtube DVDAid; load disc.

Click the top left icon, you can choose to import DVD from ROM, DVD folder or DVD ISO/IFO. It will check the main title by default; moreover, ISO files could also be recognized automatically so that you no longer need to run virtual drive to mount it.

2. Choose format.

Click "Format" drop-down list and choose "iPad > iPad 3/4 (New iPad) Full HD Video(*.mp4)" for playing on iPad 4 with best settings. And select "iPod > iPod Touch 4 H.264 Full Screen 960*640(*.mp4)" as the compatible MP4 preset with best video quality. Or you can choose other presets if you don't need full size videos. 


3. Start Conversion.

You can hit the big red "Convert" to start converting DVD to iPad 4/iPod Touch 5 MP4 with best video settings. After the conversion, click "Open output folder" in the conversion window, or "Open" in main interface to quick locate the converted video.

After getting the converted movies files, you can transfer them to iPad 4/iPod Touch 5 via iTunes. If you don't know how to put and play movie onto iPad 4/iPod Touch 5, just follow the steps to realize it:

1) Make sure you have install iTunes. If not, you can free download iTunes here at first. And launch the iTunes.

2) Connect iPad/iPod to PC/Mac.

3) Choose "File –> Add File to Library…"

4) Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad/iPod icon

So there you have it. Prette simple. Now, you can enjoy and view DVD movies on iPad 4/iPod Touch 5 anytime everywhere for great digital fun.

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