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How to convert DVD movies to M4V format on Mac/Windows?

What is M4V file?

The M4V file format is a video file format developed by Apple and is very close to MP4 format. The differences are the optional Apple's DRM copyright protection, and the treatment of AC3 (Dolby Digital) audio which is not standardized for the MP4 container. Also, you can get your DVDs or videos into M4V format to playback on Apple's products, like iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV.


How to easily change & convert DVDs into M4V format on Mac/Win?

If you have a huge DVD library that you would like to transfer onto your iPhone, iPad, iPod, you will need to convert DVD to a format that is supported by your device. Apple's products recognize M4V format and you may want to rip your DVDs into M4V file. To do this, you will need the help of a program. DVD Ripper is the easiest DVD to M4V Converter that is able to do this with super-fast conversion speed and excellent output video quality that will satisfy every special requirement. Wondering how? Check out our step-by-step instructions below and learn how to easily rip & convert DVD to M4V format in three clicks.



Download & Install DVD to M4V Converter

We provide both DVD Ripper and DVD Ripper for Mac so that you can do DVD to M4V conversion on Mac or Windows computer based on your need. First of all, download and install this program onto your computer by hitting the links below.


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Add DVD Disc Movies

Now insert your DVD disc into your DVD-ROM drive. This smart program will detect the disc automatically and then you can load the DVD movie into the software. Or you can click on "Load DVD" button to load DVD disc, DVD Folder, ISO files or IFO files.



Select M4V File Format

By clicking on "Profile" button, you can get the drop-down menu presented on the screen. Go to "Common Video" and you can select "M4V" as the output format. Alternatively, you can simply choose iPad, iPhone, iPod or any other devices as the output.



Converting DVD Movies to M4V

Finished all these settings, you can simply click on "Start" button and this program will get started ripping and converting DVDs into M4V format you specified.

Depending on the length of your DVD movies and the hardware's capability, the conversion time varies. Once finished, go to "Find Target" button and you can see the results DVD movies. If you check out the extension, you will see they are now in .M4V format. Then you can sync them with your iPhone, iPad, iPod or any other devices. Have fun.



This professional DVD Movie to M4V Ripper is able to do much more. For example, by clicking on "Edit" and "Clip" button, you can edit your DVD movies by trimming, cropping, etc. Also, you can join all DVD titles into one single file by checking "Merge into one file".