How to Convert DVD Movie to iPad HD Videos

DVD to ipad

iPad is the popular Apple tablet line. And every year Apple will release or upgrade several iPad products. As a flagship product from Apple and a competitive product in tablet market, iPad Pro without deny lays a solid foundation of its leading role. After all, Apple has rarely made us disappointed. Meanwhile, iPad mini series is also attractive among students and younger people. No matter you are the earlier adopter of Apple tablet or planning to buy a new iPad, the following info attaches great importance to you to know more about iPad compatibility, before convert DVD to iPad.

iPad can only support video of H.264/MPEG-4 codec saved in .M4V, .MP4, and .MOV file formats and M-JPEG codec in .AVI format. Thus if you want to put MKV, WMV, 3GP, VOB, MTS to your iPad or play DVD on your iPad, you need to convert them to the above-mentioned iPad compatible format. In this article, we will share some solutions to convert DVD to iPad compatible video.

Part 1. The best way to convert DVD to iPad HD videos

To convert DVD movies to iPad, there is an ultimate choice, the Tipard DVD Ripper, which can convert DVD Disc/ DVD Folder/ DVD IFO to iPad compatible formats.

1. One benefit of this Converter is to produce the highest quality of output possible.
2. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS, like Windows 10 and latest version of Mac computers.
3. It has a concise interface and simplifies the process to convert DVD to iPad compatible videos.
4. For advanced users, it provides extensive custom options to control the outputs' quality.
5. This converter is able to convert Blu-ray discs, Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, encrypted DVDs to videos playable on iPad.

How to convert DVD to iPad playable video

Step 1

Launch DVD to iPad Converter and load DVD

Download and install software on your computer. Click Load Disc and then you can insert your DVD Disc on your computer via DVD drive. Or you can drag and drop the video from DVD folder into this program.

Choose dvd format
Step 2

Choose target format and folder by DVD to iPad Converter

Unfold the Profile drop-down list on the bottom and choose an appropriate format among iPad MOV, iPad H.264, iPad MPEG4 or others.

Load dvd to h264
Step 3

Customize the video

Customize your videos before converting to iPad. The edit functions can help you adjust brightness, saturation, volume, contrast and hue on original video before converting DVD to iPad. In addition, you can use the trim function to clip the length of your video. What's more, you can also add watermark personally and be able to rotate the video as you like.

Edit video
Step 4

Add subtitle or audio

It enables users to add appropriate subtitle. In the friendly interface, you can directly click the Audio or the Subtitles button as long as the original video has subtitles or audio.

Add subtitle or audio
Step 5

Adjust Output Settings

Open the settings window by hitting the Settings button. Then you can set detailed parameters for video/audio bitrate, frame rate, resolution, video/audio encoder, sample rate, and channels.

Profiles settings
Step 6

Convert DVD to iPad

Click on the Convert button to convert DVD movie to iPad.

Converting dvd to ipad

Part 2. Rip DVD to iPad on Mac free

Some freeware does have the ability to rip DVD to iPad; but you should think ahead the limitations before using it. iSquint, for example, can rip DVD to iPad readable video and add outputs to iTunes library automatically. But it does not have custom options and cannot guarantee the outputs' quality.

Step 1

Launch iSquint from Applications folder if you have installed it on your Mac computer. And insert the DVD to rip for iPad into internal or external DVD drive.

Step 2

Click on the plus button and choose your DVD drive to load the video files. Or drag and drop the video file on DVD into this ripper.

Step 3

Pick a folder to save the iPad readable file by pressing the Change button.
Locate to the top ribbon, select Optimize for TV and check both the Add to iTunes and H.264 Encoding boxes.
Move the slider of Quality to adjust the output quality as you wish.

Step 4

Finally, click on the Start button to evoke the ripping DVD to iPad process.

When the process finishes, you can go to your iPad and download the movie from iTunes directly.

Part 3. Transform DVD to iPad on Windows free

Format Factory is an versatile converter that supports to transform DVD to iPad compatile videos. If you do not mind Format Factory does not have video editing tools, you can use it to rip DVD for iPad easily.

Step 1

Install the latest version of Format Factory on your Windows computer and insert the DVD you want to rip.

Step 2

Go to the Video tab on the left side and click on the Mobile Device button to open the profile window.

In profile for mobile device window, select an appropriate format and resolution on the format drop-down list and click on the Ok button to continue.

Tap on the Add File button to import your DVD.

If you want to convert a part of the movie, you can go to Option window and set the Start Time and End Time. Hit the OK button after settings to confirm it.

Unfold the Output drop-down list and choose the Add Folder button to pick a destination to save the output.

Click on the OK button to back to home screen.

Step 3

Once press the Start button, Format Factory will start converting DVD to iPad.

When Format Factory tells you convert completed, you can transfer the movie to iPad.


In this article, we share some ways to rip DVD to iPad playable videos. Considering more and more people watch videos and movies on portable devices, like smartphones and tablets, converting DVD to iPad has become a necessary skill to many people. iSquint has the capacity to add ripped videos to iTunes automatically; but you cannot customize output settings. If you need a more powerful DVD ripper that could help you, you can try Tipard DVD to iPad Converter. It has extensive video editing tools and custom options.