Introduction: How to Rip and Convert DVD to ITunes
iTunes is a media player and media library application developed by Apple Inc. It is used to play, download, and organize digital audio and video on personal computers. And the iTunes Store is also available on the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. However, as we all know, iTunes doesn’t support DVD format, and only supports some popular video file formats like MP4, so if you want to import DVD to iTunes for your iPhone, iPad or iPod, what you badly need is only a professional DVD ripper that can help you convert DVD to iTunes supported video formats.
Xinfire DVD Ripper is an ideal DVD to iTunes converter to help you rip and convert DVD movies to iTunes compatible video formats with fast speed and high quality. This DVD to iTunes ripper also comes with a specially designed built-in video editor allowing users to make stylish iTunes movies. With this powerful DVD ripping program, you can easily 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. If you are using Mac, the equivalent Mac version – DVD Ripper for Mac is also available. Just make sure you’ve downloaded the right version.
How to Rip and Convert DVD to iTunes Compatible Video Format
1. Add DVD Movies to the DVD to iTunes Converter
After downloading, installing the program, launch it and then hit the “Click to Load DVD” icon to import DVD movies that you want to rip and import to iTunes. Since the program acts as a video merger and supports batch convert, you are allowed to convert all DVD titles into a single iTunes supported file.
2. Edit Videos (Optional)
This step is optional, if you want to keep movie originality, just skip it. For those who would like to personalize the converted DVD videos, this DVD to iTunes converter additionally offers some useful edit functions. You can reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc to make your videos more enjoyable. And you can also click the “Clip” and “Edit” button to edit videos by clipping, cropping, adding subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation or Contrast. Also, you can preview videos in the Preview Window.
3. Specify the Output Format and Output Path
iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats. So here you can click “Output Format” and choose any of the three from Common Video or HD Videos 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. Meanwhile, you can click “Output Path” to set a folder to save the converted videos.
4. Convert DVD to iTunes
After finishing the above steps, just click “Start” to start DVD to iTunes conversion.
Extended Knowledge about iTunes
iTunes, on one hand, is a media player app to play audios and videos, and on the other hand, a media library to download and manage digital music and video files on PC that runs alternatively on OS X or Windows OS, as well as on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iTunes 11 is by far the latest version of iTunes, which can currently read, write and convert between MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG-4, AAC and Apple Lossless (.m4a) with “dramatically simplified new interface” and better “iCloud features”. The completely redesigned iTunes with better integration with iCloud is available for:
Mac OS: only Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later is supported
Windows OS: (for Windows32 bit or Windows64 bit) Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 are supported