"I am new to iPad Air 2 64GB. One reason for getting it is to watch DVDs of TV series when spending hours on a bus everyday commuting. But I can't find a way to load the DVD into iTunes to then sync. How do I transfer DVD to my iPad Air 2?"
iPad features big screen, high resolution (up to 12.9-inch display with a resolution of 2732x2048 pixels for latest iPad Pro) turning to one of the most popular devices for movie watching without time/space restriction. Some DVD owners hope to input DVD movies or TV shows to iPad but have no idea of how to achieve it. Don't worry! We will lead you to transfer DVD to iPad with no effort at all.
As a matter of fact, DVD cannot be directly inputted into iPad because this device lacks DVD driver and MPEG2 decoder which are essential for DVD playback. But, we can rip DVD to digital in format which is accepted by iPad and then sync the ripped digital file to iPad. Let's follow the steps to transfer DVD to iPad.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a helpful program which can rip any (home-made or commercial copy-protected) DVD to iPad while crisp image and hi-fi audio of output video. Equipped with Super Encode Engine, Hyper-threading tech and Multi-core support, this DVD ripper gives No.1 fast speed costing about 10 minutes to rip a DVD (The speed will be influenced by DVD driver speed, computer configuration). At the beginning, please download and install WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your computer.
1. Load DVD
Insert the DVD your want to transfer to iPad into DVD-ROM. Launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum and hit DVD Disc button. A window appears asking you to select the source DVD disc. If the auto-choose one is the right DVD, click OK.
2. Select Output Profile (iPad)
The DVD will be loaded with all titles. Main title will be automatically detected and checked. Meanwhile, Output Profile dialogue pops up. Select Apple Device from Output category list and click "to iPad Video". Then, pick out your iPad model (for example iPad Air 2) as output profile.
3. Rip DVD
Click Browse button to set destination folder on hard drive and then hit RUN button to start DVD ripping.
After the DVD has been ripped as a MP4 digital file and saved to hard drive, we can sync it to iPad via an iPad file transfer app. WinX MediaTrans is a new but well-developed tool which focuses on transferring media files between iDevices and computer. It enables users to add videos from computer to iPad within a few clicks and delivers an extremely fast transfer speed. And, WinX MediaTrans will never delete original file and cause any data loss during transfer. Now, download and install WinX MediaTrans on computer and then copy DVD to iPad.
1. Plug in iPad into computer. Launch WinX MediaTrans and it will automatically access iPad if the connection succeeds.
2. Click Video module on the main interface to enter video sync page. There are five categories listed. Select Home Video, Music Video or TV Show and hit Add Video button. Get the ripped DVD video from target folder and click OK to import it to the sync page. Note: you are not allowed video to Video Recorded and Movies.
3. Click Sync button to transfer the added DVD video to iPad.
After all steps are finished, you can watch DVD movies/TV shows on your iPad everywhere with no interruptions.
Tip: Apart from iPad compatible video files, WinX MediaTrans embeds a video converting engine enabling to transfer videos in any format (MKV, MTS, AVI, WMV, FLV etc.) to iPad with acceptable format for watching flawlessly. In addition, the auto-rotate function can change the video direction from vertical to horizontal to play with full screen.
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