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How to rip DVD to iPad for watching on iPad/iPad2?

If you have a ton of DVDs and have an iPad, you may have wondered how to convert and rip DVD to iPad/iPad 2 for enjoying on the go. What would be the best DVD to iPad converter tool for this? In this tutorial, we will have a look at the step-by-step guide on ripping DVD to iPad (iPad 2 supported) videos with fast speed and best quality.


The iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. primarily as a platform for audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, and web content. The iPad's touchscreen display is a 1024 × 768 pixel, 19.1×14.8 cm liquid crystal display (diagonal 9.7 in (24.6 cm)), with fingerprint- and scratch-resistant glass. With this fabulous display, watching DVD movies couldn’t be nicer.


How? To watch DVD on iPad/iPad 2, you will need to convert & rip DVD movies to iPad videos on your Mac/Windows. DVD Ripper is the best and most reliable DVD to iPad converter which is able to handle the task smoothly. Check the step-by-step instructions below. Tips: To rip DVD to iPad on Mac (Mac OS X Lion included), please use our professional DVD Ripper for Mac application.


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Step-by-step Guide to Rip & Convert DVD to iPad on Mac/Windows


Load DVD Source

Download, install and run this DVD to iPad converter, click Load DVD button to select your DVD movies and add them to the program. (Make sure you have inserted DVD into your computer drive.) You can also load DVD Folder, ISO or IFO files.



Select Output Formats as iPad

To view DVD movies on your iPad, you need to select a right output file format that works on iPad. iPad supports H.264, MPEG-4 in MP4, MOV, M4V formats. Here’s an easier solution: Simply choose iPad as the output and you will get the best quality iPad videos automatically.



Moreover, since regular DVD movies usually have several subtitles such as English, French, German, etc. You can select one you prefer. You can also delete the subtitle by selecting "No Subtitle". You can also select an Audio Track here.



Rip & Convert DVD to iPad/iPad 2

Everything is done and you can click on Start button to start ripping DVD to iPad video files. You will be notified once the conversion is finished.


Now you can upload the converted DVD movies onto iTunes where you can sync with your iPad hardware. Have fun.



1. If you want to combine several DVD chapters into one file, on the main interface, there is a check box "Merge into one file”, select it, and you will only get one output file instead of several files by chapters.


2. After you load the DVD file you may want to do some editing. Click "Edit" or "Clip" button to customize your DVD movies!

Crop: Enables you to customize the frame size (16:9, 4:3 etc) and cut off black margins of the videos
Effect: You can use this function to set the brightness, contrast, saturation, apply different movie styles like
Watermark: Add image or textual watermark to the video
Clip: Allows you to trim unwanted parts of the video


3. DVD Ripper for Mac is the most reliable Mac DVD to iPad converter which is able to rip & convert DVD to iPad on Mac easily. The steps are as easy as 1-2-3: Import DVD movies, select output format and convert. That’s it.


4. Alternatively, you may check our our DVD to iPad Converter.