You may have a pile of DVDs at home and wonder the easiest way to play your DVD movies on your iPad. iPad is absolutely great for watching movies with the large high-resolution screen. However, as we all know, iPad can't read DVD. So the first thing you'll need to do is extracting the movies in your DVD collection and convert to iPad friendly files.

If you have little knowledge on how to put DVD on iPad, do not worry as we are here to help you with the best solution.

Part 1. The Best Way to Convert DVD to iPad

In fact, the copy protection and incompatible format make it difficult to copy the DVD to the iPad. To solve these issues, we recommend VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper to you. It is not a free DVD to iPad converter, but it has a free trial version allowing users to free try it before purchasing the registered version. With this powerful program you can rip protected DVD to an iPad-compatible format and get the best watching experience easily.

Key Features of VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper:

* Rip and transfer any DVD to video formats without limitation

This program is possible to circumvent the built-in copyright protection and region code limitation on a encrypted DVD and convert the movie files to iPad-optimized formats, like MOV, MP4, and M4V. Besides, It can also help you rip DVD or Blu-ray disc to other popular video/audio formats including MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A and more for popular portable media players, game consoles and mobile phones.

* Edit and retouch video easily

For advanced users, the program provides extensive custom options and effects for better visual effects on iPad. It enables you to merge multiple files into one, clip video segments, crop frame size, remove black bars, etc. You can also adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, rotate or flip your video, add watermarks or artistic effects, etc.

* Convenient and fast

The flexible program integrates superb video quality and blazing conversion speeds in DVD ripping. It supports all major versions of Windows and Mac OS, and features concise interface to be used by expert and novice alike.

Part 2. How to Convert DVD to iPad Playable Video with VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper

Below is the detailed tutorial on how to use DVD Ripper to convert DVD for iPad on a Windows computer for example no matter your DVDs are home-made or encrypted. The conversion steps are super easy to handle.

Step 1. Download and Install the Converter

You may download the trial version of the program and install it on your computer. If you have already purchased the full version of the program, you will receive a confirmation email containing the registration code. Then you can register to enjoy full benefits.


Step 2. Import DVD Files

Insert target DVD Disc into your computer's DVD drive, launch VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper and go to the main interface, then choose "Load Disc > Load DVD Disc" to import DVD, DVD folders and IFO files you have. Or you can directly drag and drop the video from DVD folder into the main window.

This program will retrieve DVD movie information automatically and lets you preview the added DVD file before converting. You could also take snapshots while previewing.

Load Disc

Step 3. Choose Output Format

Unfold the "Profile" drop-down list on the bottom and specific MP4, MOV or M4V as output file formats to play on iPad. You can also choose iPad model from the "Apple iPad" column as the output preset, which will remove all the incompatibility issue for you.

Here you can modify output parameters by clicking "Settings", such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate as well as audio bitrate, sample rate, etc.

General Video

Step 4. Customize the Video (Optional)

The edit functions can help you adjust brightness, saturation, contrast and hue on original video before converting DVD to iPad. In addition, you can use the clip function to get different segment of your video. What's more, you can also add 3D and watermark personally and be able to rotate the video as you like.


Step 5. Select Destination Folder

To save the converted file at the desired location on your computer, choose the destination by clicking "Browse" or "Open Folder" button.

Select Destination Folder

Step 6. Start Converting DVD to iPad

When you're all set, just click "Convert" and everything will be done well in the shortest time ever. With the completion of the task, DVD files will be converted to iPad compatible format and will save on the desired folder on your computer.

Ripping Blu Ray DVD

Part 3. Syncing DVD to iPad through iTunes or Third Party Tool

After getting the converted DVD file (now in iPad compatible video format), you can transfer and play DVD on iPad through iTunes or other third party tools. Now we will introduce you how to use iTunes to sync the file:

Connect your iPad to computer and open iTunes, click "File > Add File to Library", browse for the converted DVD file and add to iTunes.

Add File to Library

Or just select your iPad from the menu on the left-hand column of iTunes and select "Movie" option under the device. Then simply drag the movie file and drop into the "Library" section of the iTunes window. Your movie is being synced to your iPad automatically. Now, you can play DVD on iPad, enjoy!

Select Movie Option


Though iPad cannot be used to play DVDs directly, the DVD converter opened new doors to DVD movie watching enabling users to indulge in rich movie watching experience with iPad. VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper is one of the finest DVD converters available for people who would like to convert DVD to iPad. Along with DVD to video converter and DVD to audio converter, It also comes with handy video editor, DVD to 3D converter and DVD player. These features apply to Blu-ray as well.