The best software download site
 
Home > Tutorial > How to rip DVD and convert Video to iPod Video MP4 on Windows and Mac?
 
How to rip DVD and convert Video to iPod Video MP4?
 

The article includes six parts.
Part 1: Rip DVD movie to iPod (Windows)
Part 2: Convert AVI, WMV, MPEG, RM, RMVB, ASF, MOV, DivX, XviD, MPG to iPod MP4 or H264 format (Windows)
Part 3: Rip DVD movie to iPod (Mac)
Part 4: Convert AVI, WMV, MPEG, RM, RMVB, ASF, MOV, DivX, XviD, MPG to iPod MP4 or H264 format (Mac)
Part 5: Convert flash, swf to iPod (Windows)
Part 6: Convert youtube video to iPod (Windows)

It is easy-to-use and the converting speed is fast! After testing, all formats to iPod conversion works well, the output audio and image quality is excellent! Let's view the steps.

Part 1. How to rip DVD to iPod (Windows)
1. Download the latest version DVD to iPod Converter + iPod Movie/Video Converter Suite, and install it. You can download about it by referring here.
dvd to ipod video screenshot

2. Run the DVD to iPod Converter, load your DVD by clicking 'Open DVD' button or choosing 'Open DVD' from 'File' drop down menu. One or several titles appear in the list after loading DVD. dvd to ipod video

3. As usual, the longest title is the main file of the movie. You can remove the title you don't like to convert by unchecking the title. Set 'Subtitle', 'Audio Languages' to what you like.

4. To 'Output Folder', Enter the full pathname or choose the path where you want to save your video files by clicking the related button.

5. Click 'Convert' button to start the iPod DVD conversion.

6. If you want to add video to iPod with iTunes, follow these steps:
1). Open iTunes and click "File" to add your converted videos to iTunes library.
2). plug in your iPod to computer, then iTunes will detect your iPod as a device.
3). Select your iPod device on the left panel of iTunes, click "Movies" tab, check the videos you want to sync and click "Apply", done.
Tips: Download iTunes 7+quicktime Player package from http://www.apple.com/itunes/

dvd to ipod video


Part 2. How to convert iPod video, such as AVI to iPod, WMV to iPod, MPEG to iPod, RM to iPod, RMVB to iPod, ASF to iPod, MPG to iPod, DivX to iPod, XviD to iPod video using "cucusoft iPod Video Converter + DVD to iPod Suite". (Windows)

1. Download the latest version iPod Video Converter + DVD to iPod Converter Suite, and install it. For more features about it, visting here .

Related download
* To convert RM/RMVB real media files to iPod, Maybe need to install Realplayer:
http://www.real.com/freeplayer/?rppr=rnwk
* To convert WMV, ASF to iPod, Maybe need to install Windows Media Player:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/default.mspx

2. Run iPod Video converter component. And load the video files you'd like to convert by clicking 'Open file' button.
video to ipod video

Click 'Output' and choose the pathname where you want to save your video files. Click 'Convert' to start converting video to iPod MP4 or H264 files.

Tips: Before converting, you can click 'Advance -> Video settings' to set 'Video format', 'Resolution', 'Framerate', 'Output Quality'. If you'd like to convert video to H264 files, please set 'Video format' to 'H.264 FQ Variable Bitrate'. 'MPEG4(.mp4) FQ Variable Bitrate' is the default value. Certainly, you can also set 'Audio Bitrate', 'Channels', 'Sample Rate' and 'Volume' in 'Audio Settings' page.
video to ipod vide

As usual, we set "Resolution" as "320x240" (i.e. default settings), certainly you can also choose other video sizes you like.

3. After converting, you can open the output folder to check and play the iPod video files (.mp4 or .mov) using Quicktime Player (Freeware, Quicktime Player+iTunes downloading address http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/win.html ).

4. Transfer the iPod videos to iTunes by draging or clicking "File -> Add File to Library". Now, you can enjoy them on iTunes. Then hit "File -> Sync iPod" to sync to your iPod.

Troubleshootings (Windows)
1. Why occour a message: 'MPEG2Dec: Error during decoder initialisation' or 'unable to read from E:\VIDEO_TS\vts_01_1.vob' everytime I put any DVD in?
First, Check that you select the correct DVD driver. If not, please select the correct DVD driver path.
Second, quite a few users encountered this error and have solved by using PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter or dvdXsoft DVD to iPod Ripper, Xilisoft DVD to iPod Converter. Plz download to try out.

2. Audio is out of sync with the video or no audio
There are several posts which says audio is out of sync with the video or no audio at all when they used videora ipod converter, cucusoft dvd to ipod converter or pqdvd dvd to ipod video converter. It seems that there is no software can work well for ALL users and ALL DVDs.
In fact, you might as well resolve the problem trying the following one by one.
A. DVD to iPod Converter: Click "Setting -> Input settings".
(a) Check "Audio/Video Synchronisation".
(b) Set "Deinterlace filter" to "None".
(c) Set "Output frame rate" to other values.
B: iPod Video Converter: Click "Advance", change 'framerate' to 23.976 or 29.97 in 'Video settings'.
If it doesn't work, might as well change a DVD movie to test. If still doesn't work, try another softwares like PQ DVD to iPod Video Converter or Xilisoft DVD to iPod Converter.
Load your DVD movie, set the mode you'd like to rip, and Click 'Record it'.

3. Still doesn't Work
iPod official support page: http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/
iTunes official support page: http://www.apple.com/support/itunes/

How to convert DVD Video and flash to iPod Video MP4 on Mac OS >>

Go to Top


Best Media Software

ALL-In-One DVD Video Conveter $144 Only $59
--A set of seven amazing tools inclues DVD Ripper, Video Converter, DVD Creator, DVD Copy, Video Downloader, Video Editor and Audio Converter
Download Now !

Software Categories
  top5soft DVD Ripper
-DVD Ripper Suite
-DVD Ripper
-DVD Burner
-DVD Creator
-DVD Copy
-DVD Converter
-DVD to Audio
-DVD to iPod
-DVD to Zune
-DVD to Apple TV
-DVD to iPhone
-DVD to PSP
-DVD to Pocket PC
-DVD to MP4
-DVD to AVI
-DVD to WMV
-DVD to MPEG
-DVD to 3GP
top5soft Video Converter
-Video Converter
-Video Split & Join
-Video Player Tools
-Misc Multimedia
-YouTube Tools
-Flash Tools
-Video to iPod
-Video to Zune
-Video to Apple TV
-Video to iPhone
-Video to PSP
-Video to Pocket PC
-Video to MP4
-Video to 3GP
-Video to Audio
top5soft Mac Software
-Mac DVD Ripper
-Mac DVD Copy
-Mac DVD Creator
-Mac DVD to MP4 Suite
-Mac DVD to iPod Suite
-Mac DVD to iPhone Suite
-Mac DVD to MP4
-Mac DVD to iPod
-Mac DVD to iPhone
-Mac DVD to Apple TV
-Mac Video Converter
-Mac Video to MP4
-Mac Video to iPod
-Mac Video to iPhone
-Mac Video to Apple TV
-Mac Games
-Mac Tools
top5soft MP3 & Audio
-Audio Converter
-CD Burner
-Sound Recorder
-Music Management
-Audio Editor
-Music Creator
-Midi Ringtone
top5soft Graphics & Design
-Photo Tools
-CAD Tools
-Image Tools
top5soft Tools & Utilities
-System Utilities
-File Compression
-File Managements
-File Recovery
-Antivirus software
-Data Backup
-Optimizer Tools
-Registry software
-Desktop Tools
-Disk Tools
-PDF Software
-PPT Software