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How to play DVD/Bluray movies on iPad 4 for free

What attract consumer to buy the iPad 4 may be the enjoyment to watch video on it. With the iPad 4, you can enjoy many great iTunes music and videos that you download from iTunes Store. However, if you have many DVD collections and want to enjoy it on your iPad 4, what will you do? You needn't worry about that it is illegal to rip your own DVDs. You rip DVD/Bluray just for personal use, it doesn't violate copyright law. What you need is just the right software. Luckily, you are in the right place. Now, we will recommend you two software tools that can convert Bluray/DVD to iPad 4 supported MP4 video files.

DVD/Bluray movies to iPad 4


Method 1: Free software-Handbrake

HandBrake is a multi platform and multithreaded video transcoder. It is totally free and designed for Windows, Mac, and Linux OS. After you download the Handbrake and install it in your computer, follow this guide and you will be able convert DVD to MP4 video for your iPad. The disadvantage of this software is that it can't convert CSS protected DVD movies (most of commercial DVD moves come with this kind of protection.)



Method 2: Professional software- Aimersoft DVD Ripper (Best and easiest way)

If you have tried many DVD ripping software tools, I think this DVD Ripper will make you have different feeling. I t can convert any kind of DVD (included the CSS protected DVD movies). You will be satisfied with the ease of use. Just follow the simple instruction that will show you how to copy DVD to iPad 4 compatible format in short time. What's more, the conversion quality will maintain as the original.


Download Download DVD ripper software (if you have Blu ray DVDs get Blu-ray Ripper here, it can rip both standard and bluray DVDs with high quality), install and run it. After which stick to the steps below:


Note: If you are a Mac user, Download DVD Ripper for Mac here


DVD ripper screenshot


Step 1. Press "Load DVD" to import your favorite DVD movies.

Step 2. Specify output format

Select a proper format such as MP4 from the "Profile" drop-down list. Then choose the right resolution for iPad 4. The maximum resolution the iPad 4 can support is 2048×1536. After that, specify an output folder for the converted video files.

Step 3. Start to convert DVD to iPad 4

You can start the conversion just by pressing "Start" button. After the conversion, click the "Open" to find the output folder and transfer the converted videos to your iPad 4 with iTunes. Now, you can enjoy it anytime and anywhere.

Read more guides about Apple product:

How to convert DVD to iTunes

How to converting DVD to Mp4

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