How to Rip DVD to iPad Video on Mac OS X

terry007 Jul 21, 2011

Apple iPad supports MP4 format, so you just need a converter that will go from DVD to MP4 video if you want to watch DVD movies on your iPad. After you get the output files, transfer them to your iPad with the sync of iTunes library and you will take your DVD's on the go.

The following guide is going to show you how to rip DVD to iPad video on Mac and transfer DVD to iPad, iPad 2 using Clone2Go DVD to iPad Converter for Mac.

Step 1. Add DVD Movie

Download the latest version of Clone2Go DVD to iPad Converter for Mac, install and run it.

Click the "Open DVD" button to load the DVD movie you'd like to watch on your iPad. After the movie is imported, there is a list showing each DVD chapter/title. From the table, you will know the Name, Duration, Video Size, etc about the DVD movie.

Rip DVD to iPad Video on Mac

Note 1: Check out the longest DVD chapter/title, which is usually the main content of the DVD movie.
Note 2: If you only want part of the DVD movie for viewing on your iPad, you can specify the "Start Time" and "Stop Time" under the manager panel. Alternatively, you can clip the DVD movie while previewing it.
Note 3: A common DVD movie has several audio tracks and subtitles. You can select any available DVD Audio and DVD Subtitle to convert.

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Go to the "Output" panel. Extend the "Profile" drop-down list and choose "Apple iPod/iPad" from the category. From the subcategory, choose "iPad H.264 Video", "iPad H.264 HD Video" or "iPad MPEG4 Video" according to your needs.

Rip DVD to iPad Video on Mac

Step 3. Start Ripping DVD to iPad Video on Mac

After making all necessary settings, click the "Convert Now" button to start ripping DVD to iPad video on Mac.

Step 4. Transfer Output Video to iPad

After the conversion, you can click the "Folder" icon in the interface of the program to locate the output files. Launch iTunes on your Mac, and you will be able to transfer the output video to your iPad with the sync of iTunes library.

Clone2Go DVD to iPad Converter for Mac can also let you convert AVI to iPad, convert FLV to iPad, convert MKV to iPad, convert 3GP to iPad, convert WMV to iPad, convert VOB to iPad.