"I'm getting an Apple TV, and I heard ways to rip our owned DVDs to iTunes library, then get them to my Apple TV. Can anyone please suggest and explain to me how I can get my DVD movies onto iTunes?"
Well, with Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac and this guide, you can easily and quickly convert DVD to iTunes compatible video formats so you can transfer them to any Apple Devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV etc.
Why rip DVD movies to iTunes formats
- Enrich your iTunes library content! Add all your DVD movies into iTunes library for further enjoyment.
- Simplify entertainment on the go! Rip/convert CSS protected DVDs to iTunes supported video formats for playback on iPad, iPhone 4, iPod, Apple TV etc.
- Backup your DVD movies into your iTunes library. All your favorite DVD movies can be stored safely in your iTunes library, and you can easily sync them to any Apple Devices.
iTunes Compatible Video and Audio Format
iTunes can handle just about any file format that works with QuickTime and will play any file purchased or downloaded from the iTunes Store. Music and audio files such as MP3s, AACs, AIFF or WAV files, or Audible (.aa) files can be played in iTunes. Any video files that end with a .mov, .m4v, or .mp4 file extension can be watched in iTunes.
With Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac - a handy Mac DVD to iTunes converter - you can convert DVD to iTunes compatible formats with just several clicks. You don't need to know about video formats or settings - just run the program, open DVD, select a ready-made preset, and hit Start. Here are the easy steps.
Step-by-step guides for ripping DVD to iTunes on Mac
Step 1. Download and install Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac
Free download Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac and following its installation wizard to install it to your Mac. The next step is to run it.
Step 2. Load in DVD files to Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac
Click the "Load" icon to load in DVD movies from DVD disc, as well as from DVD folder or IFO files. Tick the box in front of each title to select the titles you'd like to convert.
Step 2. Select iTunes supported output formats
Click "Convert to" column and go to "iTunes" to reach the iTunes format drop-down list. Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac provides optimal iTunes output video and audio formats for you, just slide the mouse to your ideal formats and right-clicking on it.
Click the gear-like icon to customize the iTunes output video and audio parameters to adjust the output video and audio quality.
Click the folder icon to decide where you'd like to save the converted DVD movies on your Mac.
Step 3. Edit DVD movies before converting DVD to iTunes videos on Mac
Select the title you'd like to edit and click the "Edit" icon to launch the video editing window, some professional video editing features in Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac includes:
Trim: Trim unwanted DVD movies sections and set the duration for converting.
Crop: Crop black bars of the DVD movies.
Effect: Adjust contrast & brightness and apply special effects to your DVD movies.
Watermark: Add image or text watermark to DVD movies.
Deinterlace: Eliminate the comb effects from the interlacing video for better viewing results.
Step 4. Start DVD to iTunes video conversion on Mac
Click the big button "Start" to start ripping DVD to iTunes on Mac.This program provides a "Time Remaining" to remind you how long it will take for this conversion.
Step 5: Transfer DVD to iTunes
Once the DVD to iTunes conversion is complete, launch iTunes 6 (or later), drag and drop the DVD videos converted by Enolsoft DVD Ripper for Mac into iTunes library for syncing to your devices.
Try all the features of Enolsoft Mac DVD Ripper
- Rip encrypted DVDs to all common video formats (including HD videos) on Mac.
- Extract soundtracks from DVDs and convert to any audio formats on Mac.
- Rip DVDs for watching on many portable devices on Mac e.g. iPad, iPhone 4, iPod, Apple TV, Xbox 360, PSP, PS3 etc.
- Edit DVD movies: Crop, trim, add watermarks and special effects.