DVD to iPad: How to Put DVD Movies on iPad/iPhone Easily

"I have hours of paid instructional DVDs which I want to convert in other format and save on my iPad. Copying DVDs to an iPad... Is it possible? Which formats?"

If you too have found yourself in a similar or related situation where you either want to watch DVD on iPad or copy DVD to iPad, you are bang on reading the right page. Videos, movies, and other media content have majorly taken a digital turn with the change in time and technology. With more and more streaming sites, almost all types of video contents are available online. Still, if you love collecting your favorite videos on DVD and have a great collection lying with you, why only restrict them to playing on a DVD player? You can enjoy your movies during long journey hours or study your educational DVD material on the go by transferring DVD to iPad or iPhone. Moreover, the transfer also makes it easy to share the videos with your friends.

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 solutions.

Part 1. Best DVD to iPad Converter: How to Convert DVD to iPad/iPhone/iPod Supported Format

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is an expert DVD to iPad converter that allows converting DVD discs to iPad, iPhone compatible formats and transferring them to the desired device.

DVD video format cannot be played directly on iPad or other iOS devices and thus the major step in the entire process is to first convert DVD to iPad format. Copy Protection of the DVD makes the task of converting them to another format a little tricky. Video Converter Ultimate is an excellent conversion tool that supports over 1000 formats in addition to a range of devices for conversion purpose. The program ensures lossless quality conversion at super fast speed with its APEXTRANS technology, GPU acceleration and optimization for a multi-core processor. The software supports all major versions of Windows and Mac OS and features simple interface to be used by expert and novice alike.

Note: While using the software keep in mind that Wondershare does not allow copying the protected DVD to iPad as it is not allowed by law in many regions. So before you start to stream DVD to iPad check it is copy protected or not.

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Steps on how to convert DVD to iPad/iPhone using Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate:

Before starting with the conversion process, insert the DVD into your PC.

Step 1 Launch Wondershare DVD to iPhone converter and load DVD files.

Once you have downloaded and installed Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate on your PC/Mac, open it. You will go to the Convert tab by default and click Load DVD and select inserted DVD title from the drop-down menu. A new window will open to ask if you wish to copy the main movie or all the movie, select as you need.

load DVD files to Wondershare DVD to iPhone converter

Step 2 Select iPad or iPhone as the output format.

After the DVD files are added, open drop-down menu next to Convert all files to: option on the top-right corner. From the Device tab, select Apple > iPad, iPhone, or other device to which you wish to transfer the content.

Select iPad or iPhone as the output format

Step 3 Convert DVD videos to iPad/iPhone compatible format.

To save the converted file at the desired location on your PC, choose the destination at the Output tab. Finally, click the Convert All button to go ahead.

Convert DVD videos to iPad/iPhone compatible format

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.

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Part 2. How to Watch DVD on iPad

Solution 1: Transfer DVD to iPad or iPhone Without iTunes

Once you have successfully converted your DVD files to iPad/iPhone compatible format, the next step is to transfer them to the device. In order to stream DVD to iPad, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate proves to be the best program. With support for almost all types of iOS, Android, and other devices, transfer of files become quick and easy.

Moreover, when the conversion is done using the same Wondershare program, the entire process hardly takes any time.

Steps to transfer DVD to iPad/iPhone/iPod using Video Converter Ultimate:

Step 1 Open Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate and connect iPad/iPhone.

Launch Video Converter Ultimate on your PC/Mac. Using a USB cable, connect the device to which you wish to transfer the DVD content. The connected iPad/iPhone will appear under the Transfer tab of the software interface.

connect iPad with your computer

Step 2 Add DVD file(s) to the Transfer tab.

Next click +Add Files from the Transfer tab to browse and add the files which were converted from DVD format to iOS device compatible format.

Add converted DVD file to the Transfer tab

Step 3 Transfer DVD to iPad.

Finally, click the Transfer All button to move content from PC to the connected device.

Transfer DVD to iPad

With above simple steps, you can put DVD on iPad without any hassles.

Solution 2: Syncing DVD to iPad through iTunes

Another solution to download DVD to iPad is by syncing your content using iTunes. After transferring VOB files from your DVD to your PC, convert them to MOV format. Next, sync the MOV files through iTunes and you can watch them on your iPad. iTunes is the default media management app by Apple that allows syncing all types of media including movies, music, and apps to your iPad and another iOS device.

iTunes works as a free DVD to iPad converter where DVD is first copied on PC, then it is added to iTunes and finally synced to iPad.

Steps on how to transfer DVD to iPad:

In the above parts of the article, we have already discussed ways for transferring DVD content on your PC. Once the DVD is copied to PC at the desired location, convert it to MOV format and follow the listed below steps.

Step 1: Open iTunes app on your PC. Click File > Add File to Library. Browse for the DVD file that was copied to your PC and add to iTunes.

add files to the iTunes library

Step 2: The added video will appear under the Movies section on your iTunes app.

Step 3: Next connect your iPad to your PC and it will appear connected to iTunes. Select the added video on your iTunes and sync it with your iPad.

sync DVD video to iPad via iTunes

Since there is no DVD player for iPad available that you can use to play your DVDs directly, thus the need to burn DVD to iPad arises. Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is unarguable the best solution to download DVD to iPad. Install the program, DVD will be played on your iPad with just a few steps.

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