How to Play DVD Movie on iPad 4

January 21, 2013 / Posted by Tony on Supported Devices

It is no exaggeration to assert that iPad 4 has contained all the qualities a powerhouse media player shall own. Through the 9.6-inch Retina display, users can even see the pores in an actor’s face; with the dual-core A6 processor, users are allowed to stream 1080p movie smoothly. Besides that, the built-in 16GB memory guarantees that user can own enough space to store iPad 4 movies. Generally speaking, most iPad 4 movies come from two sources, iTunes Store and DVD disc. However, for most users who desire to play DVD movie on iPad 4, they are turned down by the fact that iPad 4 only supports MP4 or MOV videos.

DVD and iPad 4

Therefore, are there any ways to play DVD movie on iPad 4? Yes, of course and the method is actually of great benefits to users. For one thing, the method to play DVD movie on iPad 4 can provide users a solution to get free or low-budget movies for iPad 4; for another, handling the method to play DVD movie on iPad 4 allows users to share the  DVD movie with friends easily. Generally speaking, to realize the goal of viewing DVD movie on iPad 4, users need to convert DVD to iPad 4 video and then sync the converted DVD movie to iPad 4.

Part I: Convert DVD movie to iPad 4 video

Due to the limitations from Apple, iPad 4 can only support just a few video formats. Of course, DVD movie is excluded in the supporting list. Therefore, the only way for users to play DVD on iPad 4 is to convert DVD movie to iPad 4 video. Of course, to manage the conversion process, a powerful DVD to iPad  4 converter will be quite desirable. To this extent, Windows users can refer to Leawo DVD Ripper while Mac users to DVD Ripper for Mac.

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DVD movie to iPad 4: Import DVD

Import and set the DVD movie

Download and launch Leawo DVD Ripper, which is exclusively designed to convert DVD movie to iPad 4 video. Open it and then click “Load DVD” option in the drop-down menu of “File” to import the DVD movie. Then convert the DVD movie to MP4 video for iPad 4 via the drop-down menu of “Profile”.  

DVD movie to iPad 4: Choose output video

Customize the iPad 4 movie

In order to convert the DVD video to a decent iPad 4 movie for playing on iPad 4, users need to customize the video parameters of the MP4 movie. Therefore, click “Settings” button to enter into “Profile” panel and then set the video size as “2048×1536”, audio codec as “AAC” and video codec as “H.264”.

DVD movie to iPad 4: Convert DVD to iPad 4

Start the conversion process

After all those steps, click “Convert” button to begin the conversion process from DVD movie to iPad 4 video. As the conversion ends, users can access to those DVD movies with iPad 4 now.

Part II: Transfer the DVD movie to iPad 4

Obviously, the conversion process from DVD to iPad 4 is far from enough. Users also need a method to transfer DVD movies to iPad 4. Of course, they can manage the DVD transference from computer to iPad 4 with iTunes. However, iTunes requires users to go through various restrictions before they can sync the DVD movie to iPad 4. Therefore, Leawo iTransfer, a third-party app that provides users easy accesses to transfer DVD movies from computer to iPad 4, turns out to be more recommended. However, users must install iTunes before they can use Leawo iTransfer.

DVD movie to iPad 4: iPad transfer

Download Leawo iTransfer

Download and launch the latest Leawo iTransfer to make sure it can support iOS 6 devices like iPad 4.

DVD movie to iPad 4: Transfer DVD movie

Choose the converted DVD movie

Choose “Movie” tab under the icon of the iPad 4 and then find out the converted DVD movie. Choose it and the transfer it to the panel of Leawo iTransfer with drag-and-drop operations.

DVD movie to iPad 4: Finish DVD transference

Start the transference process

After that, Leawo iTransfer will begin to transfer the DVD movie to iPad 4 automatically. As the conversion ends, users are allowed to play DVD movie on iPad 4 freely.   

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