How to Rip Blu-Ray DVD to iPad Video?
The iPad is the first tablet computer developed by Apple Inc. It is part of a device category between a smartphone and a laptop computer. A beautiful 9.7-inch high-resolution display makes iPad perfect for watching any kind of video: from HD movies and TV shows to podcasts and music videos. However, if you want to watch Blu-Ray DVD movies on your iPad, you need to rip Blu-Ray disc to iPad compatible video file and then transfer the output video to iPad with the sync of iTunes. The following tutorial is going to show you how to rip Blu-Ray DVD to iPad compatible video files, helping you watch Blu-Ray movies on the go.
To begin with you need to know the formats Apple iPad can play.
The Video Formats Supported by Apple iPad Include
H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
The Audio Formats Supported by iPad Include
HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Now to watch the Blu-Ray movies, what you need to do is simply rip the Blu-Ray DVD into a video format supported by iPad. After you have the files in a compatible format upload them into your iPad through the sync of iTunes Library.
To rip Blu-Ray DVD to iPad video you need to download the Blu-Ray to iPad Ripper.
Step 1. Launch Blu-Ray to iPad Ripper and add Blu-Ray Files
Click the "BD/DVD ROM" button to extract Blu-Ray movie from disc. Or click the "BD/DVD Folder" if you would like to add Blu-Ray files from your PC. The video information of the loaded Blu-Ray movie will be shown in the file list. You can rename the output videos in the file list, select the chapters/titles to convert, choose DVD subtitle and audio track, etc. Double click a selected file, and you will be able to preview it.
Step 2. Choose Output Format
Extend the "Format" drop-down list and choose "iPad" from the category. From the subcategory, you may choose "iPad HD Video (*.mp4)", "iPad Video H.264 (*.mp4)" or "iPad Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4)" as the output format.
If you want to customize a profile for the output video, you can click the "Settings" button next to the Format field to open the "Profile" window and set video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, encoder, etc. See the figure below:
Step 3. Click "Start" to Rip Blu-Ray DVD to iPad
Check the file list and make sure all the required files are selected. Then click the "Convert" button to start ripping Blu-Ray DVD to iPad.
Step 4. Transfer Output Video to iPad
Connect your iPad to the computer and sync it with iTunes.
To play the movie on your iPad, select Videos then Movies from the iPad Main Menu. You will see an alphabetical list of the available movies. Click on the desired movie to play it.
Note: There are a few tips and tricks you won't let slip while using this Blu-Ray to iPad Ripper to rip Blu-Ray disc for viewing on iPad, such as trimming DVD length, cropping video edges, adding text/image watermaters, capturing pictures from the movie, applying a video effect, etc.