Many people may have stored many DVD discs so they can watch them on DVD Player or computer from time to time. How about playing DVD on iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 directly? In this way you can avoid getting discs scratched or damaged; moreover, you can enjoy their DVD movies with your iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 anywhere they like. However, there is any DVD-ROM on your iPad Mini/the new iPad 3, all you need is just a very easy step, riping/converting DVD movies to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 suitable format MP4 and backup the movies to it.
If you are one of such users and want to play DVD movies on iPad Mini/the new iPad 3, you need to turn the DVD into a video file first. Follow below steps to get playable videos for your iPad.
Step1: Need a DVD on iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 converter
To play DVD on iPad Mini/the new iPad 3, you need a DVD converter. Download and install DVD to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 Converter. With this powerful converter, you can convert DVD movies to MP4 ready for your iPad Mini/the new iPad 3.
Step 2: Add DVD movie to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 DVD Converter
Launch UFUSoft DVD Ripper as the best DVD to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 Converter and Click “Load DVD” to load DVD from disc or Load DVD IFO from PC.
Step 3. Choose audio and subtitle for iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 video. (optional)
Click the Subtitle option and choose the preferred subtitle language for display on iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 video.
Click the Audio option and choose the audio language for iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 video.
Step 4: Select video format for iPad Mini/the new iPad 3
Click the "Format" option, and navigate the mouse cursor to iPad > iPad HD Video(*.mp4) as the output format. For comparing H.264 MP4 and MPEG-4 MP4, you will get higher quality by choosing H.264 MP4, which is currently the best used format for the recording with its high quality and maximum compression. And choose HD H.264 MP4 can let you enjoy HD movie effect.
And you can move mouse to right panel and adjust video/audio settings, such as Video Codec, Video Bitrate, Video frame rate, Audio Codec, Audio Bitrate, Audio Sample Rate, Audio Channel, etc to get a satisfied output video quality and video size.
Step 5: Rip DVD for iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 MP4
Press Convert button, then the DVD Converter will start encoding your DVD movie into desired output format.
Step 6: Find output file MP4 and transfer to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3
Once conversion is finished, click “Open” button on the main interface. Connect your phone to PC via USB, and then sync/transfer converted DVD files to iPad Mini/the new iPad 3 for enjoying.
If your video is already mp4 video, you can import the mp4 video into iTunes at first. Connect your iPad to computer through USB cable, iTunes will recognize the iPad automatically, and then go to iTunes menu 'File -> Sync iPad', the video will be transferred to iPad.
If your video is not iPad compatible mp4 video, you can follow this step by step guide to convert and sync the video to your iPad, it's easy to understand and works pretty well for me.
Hope it helps. Contact me if you have any other question.