Monday, June 15, 2015

How to Add DVD to iTunes for playback on Apple device?

“I have paid a good amount of money for my DVD collections and they have got be quite bulky. Now, i am wondering how i can get those movies from DVD to iTunes on Mac to sync with my iOS device, like iPhone 6/6Plus, iPad Mini, Apple TV for viewing anywhere i want. Apple does not have the software to allow me to copy DVD into iTunes directly. What should i do to add my DVD into iTunes?”

That’s a question someone asked in the Reddit Forum recently. Now let me answer this for you who has the same issue. DVD’s format is MPEG2 which can’t be supported by iTunes. It generally supports MP4, MOV and M4V. So in order to add DVD to iTunes, you need to first rip DVD to iTunes suitable formats

To get the task, you need another third-party app to convert DVD to iTunes on Mac. Considering general people’s primary concern, which is how to keep the best compromise between high visual quality and less take-up of storage during conversion, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is recommended here to fulfill your needs and provides perfect solutions for all the Mac users. Overall, it is a professional DVD handling tool which convert ISO image to iTunes playable files at ultra speed. Apart from DVD video, you can also use it to rip Blu-ray and ISO to iTunes video. 

Just download the recommended DVD to iTunes Ripper and follow the guide to convert DVD to iTunes compatible MP4 video.


How to Rip DVD to iTunes for playback on Apple device?

Step 1: Import the source video

Download, install and launch the DVD to iTunes Converter on your Mac. Click "Load IFO/ISO" or “load from disc” to import DVD on your computer. When the video is loaded, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like. 

Step 2: Custom output format

Click format bar to find "Common Video" > "H.264 Video(*.mp4)" to get the optimized output file for DVD to iTunes conversion.

Tip: If you like, you can change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate by “Setting”. You must know that the higher bitrate is, the bigger size and the lower visible quality loss the output file will get. If you want to keep 1080p Full HD resolution, set the video size as 1080*1920.

Step 3: Start ripping DVD to iTunes

When everything is OK, press the big red "Convert" button to start DVD to iTunes MP4 conversion on Mac. After the conversion, locate the output files by clicking the “Open” button and then you can import them into iTunes and if necessary, sync with your Apple device for free playback, anywhere and anytime you want.

Supplement: To add local videos to iTunes, you just need to open iTunes and go to File > Add to Library or directly drag and drop the converted video to iTunes. And then find the video in the Movies category. 

Now you are able to enjoy your DVD videos in iTunes and even transfer it to idevices like iPhoneiPad, iPod etc. for killing time on the go. In addition, the conversion process can be operated on Windows by DVD to iTunes Windows Version.

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