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How to convert DVD to iPhone 5

This guide will show you how to convert DVD movies to iPhone 5 supported MP4 videos, so you can enjoy your own DVD movies on your new iPhone 5 on the go.

You might have thinking about converting your DVD collection videos to play them on your new iPhone 5. If you do a quick search on Google that will show many converters. You are probably be confused by those results, which one is the best? any free way to do it? Our editors spent a lot time on testing and reviewing dozens of programs to find out the best answer for you.

DVD to iPhone 5

iPhone 5 or knew as iPhone 5G. It is the 5th generation iPhone with iOS 6 which brings super-fast wireless internet, comes with Verizon in the USA. A dual-core GPU - can easily deal with 1080p HD video. The standard model includes 32G memory . It can store a lot of songs and videos. It's a good idea to watch DVD movies on iPhone 5 and we will show how to covert DVD to iPhone 5 supported video formats in both ways (free and the easiest way).

HandBrake (only works for unprotected DVDs)

HandBrake is actually an open-source software that made to convert MPEG video (including DVD-Video) into an MPEG-4 video file in MPEG-4 Part 14 (.mp4 supported by iPhone 5). It works with DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (CSS will not be supported and need to be dealt with externally with third-party program and libraries.

Handbrake screenshot

Leawo DVD ripper (works for any DVD)

iPhone 5 recognized .mp4, and .mov file formats. If we could convert DVD to one of these formats then we can easily put video into iPhone 5 with iTunes and enjoy it anywhere you want. Get DVD ripper software from the below link

Download Download Aimersoft DVD Ripper here

Tips: For those who have Blu ray DVDs you should get a Blu-ray ripper, it can rip both Blu-ray and Standard DVD to your wanted High-definition or Standard definition file formats. 

Note: For Mac users, you can Download DVD Ripper for Mac.


DVD ripper guide

Step 1 Import DVD

Insert DVD into DVD drive on your PC, click "Load DVD" to import DVD movie from DVD ROM. Or if you have DVD movies saved as DVD folders on the hard drive, you should click the "Add..." button to find that folder, that is usually consists of 2 individual folders: VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS. In the VIDEO_TS folder, select the .vob file to import and then click "OK".

Step 2 output setting

Choose the video format (MPEG-4, MOV, H.263, H.264 ) as the output format and set video resolution to 1080X680. Choose an output folder for converted DVD videos.


Edit DVD videos

If you want to edit DVD videos, Just click 'Edit' to crop, add special effects or add watermark.

Step 3 DVD conversion

Click "Start" button to rip DVD to iPhone 5. Don't run other programs waiting until it done. Once the DVD conversion is finished, transfer the videos to your iPhone 5 with iTunes. Enjoy DVD on your iPhone 5.

In case you have DRM protect video and music you want to enjoy with your iPhone 5, you'll be able to remove DRM with DRM Converter .

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