Best Solution to Convert DVD to iPod on Mac

How to Convert DVD to iPod

The problem may haunt the iPod users on how to convert DVD to iPod. You also may hesitate on using which kind of video converter to realize it, especially for the Mac users. With Tipard DVD to iPod Converte for Mac, all becomes simple. Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac is an all-in-one iPod software for you to convert DVD to iPod Touch, DVD to iPod Nano, DVD to iPod Classic MP4 Video formats with luxuriant sound and picture quality. Now, take action to put your favorite DVD on iPod follow my step by step tutorial.

1. How to install this DVD to iPod Converter for you to rip DVD to iPod on Mac.

To install Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac, simply mount the .dmg archive by double-clicking it.

After your install the Mac DVD to iPod Converter software, you will see the following sceenshot.

2. How to load your DVD.

To use Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac, you should insert your DVD movie into your DVD drive and launch the Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac application. Then click the "Load DVD" to load your DVD file.

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3. How to set the output settings for ripping a DVD .

After you select the titles or chapters you want to convert, you can set the output settings for the conversion under preview window and the DVD content list.

Audio Track: Select audio track for your selected file (either a title or a chapter).

Subtitle: Select subtitle for your selected file (either a title or a chapter)

Profile: Select the output format for your video.

Settings: Click "Settings" to open the Settings window.

In the Video Settings, you can select Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution and Video Bitrate to convert your movie.

In the Audio Settings, you can select Encoder, Channels, Bitrate and Sample Rate to convert your movie.

Destination: Click "Browse" to specify a location on your computer to save the converted movie. If you want to open the output folder, you can just click "Open".

4. How to set your movie effects.

Click "Effect" to open the Effect window.

Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac allows you to adjust the brightness, contrast and saturation of video and volume of the audio, as well as the Hue by drag and click the adjustment bar.

5. How to get any time-length episode from your DVD

Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac allows you to cut your movie, so you can capture your favorite clips from your DVD movie.

Click "Trim" to open the Trim window.

Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac provides you three methods to trim your DVD.

Method 1: Enter the start time in the Start Time box and click OK, then enter the end time in the Set End Time box and click OK.

Method 2: Drag the scissors bars under the preview window when you want to trim, then the time will be shown in the Start Time box and End Time box for your reference.

Method 3: Click "Trim From" button when you want to begin your trimming. Click "Trim To" button where you want to stop your trimming.

After you set trim time, the length of the captured clip will be shown in the Select Length box for your reference.

6. How to crop your movie play region

Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac allows you to remove the black edges around your video and customize the size of video play region.

There are three methods available to crop your video:

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Method 1: Crop by selecting a crop mode

Select a crop mode in the Crop Mode drop-down list and click OK to save the crop. There are six pre-set crop modes for your choice: No Crop, Cut off Top and Bottom black edges, Cut off Top black edge, Cut off Bottom black edge, Cut off Left and Right black edges, Cut off All black edges.

Method 2: Crop by adjusting the crop frame

The crop frame is the red line around the movie video. There are eight small adjustment boxes on the crop frame. Each adjustment box allows you to crop the movie video from a different position. To crop your movie video, you can just move your mouse cursor to an adjustment box and drag the crop frame.

Method 3: Crop by setting the crop values

There are four crop values on the lower right part of the crop window: Top, Bottom, Left and Right. You can set each value to crop your movie video, and the crop frame will move accordingly.

You can also set the output aspect ratio from the Zoom Mode according to your need. There are four choices available: Keep Original, Full Screen, 16:9 and 4:3.

Keep Original: Keep the aspect ratio of the crop size.

Full Screen: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of the resolution setting.

16:9: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of 16:9.

4:3: Stretch your cropped video to fit for the aspect ratio of 4:3.

Note: After you crop your video and set the zoom mode, the result can be previewed in the Preview window of the program main interface.

7. How to merge your selected contents of DVD into one file.

If you want to join your selected chapters or titles into one file you can check the "Merge into one file" option. As default the merged file is named after the first selected file (either a title or a chapter).

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After you finish the pre-settings, click the "Start" to rip your DVD to iPod, iPod Touch or other iPod devices.