Apple released iPad mini 2 (iPad mini with Retina display) on November 12, 2013 featuring doubled resolution 2048x1536p and 326ppi, twice of that of iPad mini (first generation), in 7.9 inches, having same or similar Retina tech with iPad 4, contending with Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX (each with resolution of 1920x1200, 323).
It's no doubt that iPad mini 2 has sharper and clear HD display to catch your eye. Yet the limit to video format still and will always exist for the reason of developer's benefit. Since Apple users are not all surprising the fact that Apple products only accept videos in MPEG4/H.264/M4V formats, there are also countermeasures to convert various videos. Here our major focus is on how to rip/convert DVD to iPad mini 2 friendly video with the a fast iPad Mini ripper.
You may want to go after some widely used free DVD video encoding software like HandBrake. However, it is subjected to too slow to support HandBrake ripping DVD to iPad mini 2, let alone the latest copy-protected DVDs. So here we suggest another professional DVD to iPad mini 2 ripper – WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is the easiest and most up-to-date DVD ripping software that supports converting old/new DVD movies to various devices, like iPad mini/Air/Pro, iPhone, Samsung, Huawei, Xbox and more. It is available to decrypt any copy protection on DVDs and delivers high quality. Thanks to the utilization of full GPU-acceleration (Intel, NVIDIA), it can rips and copies DVDs at an ultrafast speed, about 5 minutes to digitize a 2-hour movie (depending on the hardware of your computer).
Let's take converting DVD Breaking Down Part 1 to iPad mini 2 compatible video with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for instance.
Step 1: Insert DVD, click DVD Disc button. If you have DVD file or folder, you can also directly import ISO image and VIDEO_TS folder existing on your hard drive.
Step 2: Select output format: Device Profile -> Apple Device -> iPad Video -> iPad mini (with retina display) MPEG4/H.264 -> OK
You can also manually adjust the level bar on the right for video effect (LQ low quality or HQ high quality), ripping speed (fast or slow).
Step 3: Select the main title (by default or by yourself) -> define the destination folder to store the output file.
Step 4: Click RUN to command the execution of copyingDVD to iPad mini 2.
When ripping DVD to iPad mini 2, you may make some settings according to your own needs, including:
1. Choose several DVD titles and merge (combine) the titles into one;
2. Click setting button to set the Video Codec, Frame Rate, Resolution;
3. Click Edit button to adjust the audio volume, subtitles, to crop the video, or to trim the video by setting the Start Time and End Time;
4. Check Use High Quality Engine, Safe Mode, Deinterlacing, and CPU Core Use for faster ripping speed or better output quality;
5. Set Tag to define the Target Name, Tag Name (which will be displayed on your iTunes, iPhone or other video players), add Artist, Genre, or your own comments;
6. Refer to best Quality Profile Settings for Ripping DVD to iPad mini.
After the DVD to iPad mini 2 conversion is completed, you can find the converted M4V/MP4 file on the output folder. Then through iTunes Sync or transferring, you can play back the video on your iPad mini 2/3/4 without network connection.
7. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum also supports ripping DVD to iPhone, iPad Air, iPad Pro, Android tab/phones and so on. You can also rip DVD to Mac with the Mac version.
Disclaimer: Digiarty Software does not advocate ripping copy-protected DVDs for any commercial purpose and suggests referring to the DVD copyright laws in your countries before doing so.
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May Watt is a member of Digiarty. She offers a bunch of tips of how to handle multimedia files (DVD, video files, music etc.) and keeps her focus on tech news about Apple, Google, GoPro, DJI and more.