A simple guide on how to rip and put DVD movies on iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3 with Handbrake alternative.
Besides iPhone 6s and iPad Pro, Apple also quietly released its new iPad Mini – iPad Mini 4 during its fall press event. The 7.9-inch is quite handy and great for us to watch movies on a road trip. If have movies on DVD discs and you want to get them on your iPad Mini 4 for amusement while on the go, you will find some userful information in the tutorial below to convert DVD to iPad Mini 4. Since the he iPad Mini 4 and 3 share almost identical screens – 7.9in with a 2048×1536 pixel resolution and 326ppi pixel density, I’ll put together a quick guide for moving DVD video to iPad Mini 4 and iPad Mini 3.
First, a quick note: we know that there is still a lot of legal ambiguity around ripping content that you have legally purchased. At Audioholics, we believe that you should be able to watch purchased media on your system regardless of whether it’s coming from a standalone DVD player or a media center frontend. Actually, it’s not as difficult as you imagine. To copy DVD movies to iPad Mini 4/3, you’ll need a third-party DVD ripping software.
Most of you are likely familiar with the excellent Handbrake for ripping standard Def DVDs, but it still cannot yet protected DVD discs the way it can with regular DVDs. So you’ll need to look for a Handbrake alternative. Luckily, there are many programs out there that allow us to rip and convert commercial DVDs regardless of the DVD copy protection. If you’re confused about choose a suitable one, I recommend you to try Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac. It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my DVDs. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too.
With it, ripping DVD to iPad Mini 4/3 on Mac is simple as ABC. fter downloding, follow the wizard to install and run the program. If you’re using a PC, please turn to the Windows version here. Now follow the steps below to learn how to transfer DVD movies to iPad Mini 4/3 for smooth playing!
How to Convert DVD to iPad Mini 4/3 Compatible Videos on Mac
Step 1: Insert your DVD disc into DVD ROM, Launch the program and click the “Disc” button to import the DVD movies. DVD folder and ISO/IFO files are also supported. You can select subtitles as you want.
Step 2: Click the output format dropdown list; you’ll get a lot of choices. For converting DVD to iPad Mini 4 or iPad Mini 3, you can select “iPad > iPad Mini HD Video (*.mp4)” as output format. The output videos will keep the excellent image quality.
Step 3: Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD to iPad Mini compatible video files.
After the conversion, you can click “Open” to locate the ripped video files. After that, transfer the converted DVD videos to your iPad Mini 4 or iPad Mini 3 with iTunes and enjoy the movies on the go.
a. If you want to watch DVD on iPad Mini 4/3 with desired subtitle, you can click the drop down menu after “Subtitles” to select your desired one.
b. If you’re not satisfied with results, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.