I bought a series of a TV show on DVDs and now I wanna convert them to iTunes 11, so that I can play them on my iPhone. Do you know any way to do so? – From Yahoo Answer
iTunes, which developed by Apple Inc., is a utility often used to download, play and organize music and video on Mac, IOS devices and PCs, the latest version is iTunes 11.
As we know iTunes only supports a small range of file formats, including the video formats like M4V, MP4 and MOV and audio format as MP3, WAV, OGG, AIFF, AAC and Apple Lossless, etc. So if you want to watch your favorite DVD movies on your portable iPhone/iPad/iPod, etc. on the go, you need convert DVD to iTunes compatible video format like MP4 and MOV.
CloneDVD DVD Ripper is a wonderful tool to help you import DVD to iTunes 11 compatible video formats while without quality loss. It allows users to rip and convert both homemade and commercial DVDs to iTunes and other popular video/audio formats like WMV, AVI, FLV, MKV, MP3, OGG, etc. fast and lossless. If you are Mac OS user and want to convert DVD to iTunes on Mac, you can refer to DVD Ripper for Mac.
How to Convert DVD to iTunes 11
1. Import DVD Movie to the DVD to iTunes Converter
Install and launch the downloaded DVD ripping program, then click Load DVD to import the DVD movies that you want to import to iTunes library. After the files are loaded, you can preview them on the right window. If you want to rip the movie into one iTunes supported video files, you can click the” Merge” button in the lower left-corner of the pop-out window after you clicking the load DVD button. Then click the “Ok” button, the chosen movie titles will automatically add as source files.
Tips: Since a DVD usually contains several chapters or titles and sometimes you just need a certain chapters, you can tick the box to choose the chapters you want to convert.
2. Specify the Output Format and Output Path
It is well known that iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats. So here you can click the drop-down list of “Output Format” and choose any one from the three output file format. If you want to import the DVD movie to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad or iPod as the output format. Meanwhile, click the drop-down list of the “Output Path” to set a destination folder to save the converted iTunes files.
Notice: Edit Videos (Optional)
This is an optional step. If you just want to get the original film, then skip it over. If you need to customize your output video or audio files, click the Set icon on the right side of the file. In the window that comes up, you can reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc. you can also click the “Clip” and “Edit” button on the right side of the file to edit videos by clipping, cropping, adding subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation as well as Contrast.
3. Convert DVD to iTunes
When everything mentioned above has been done, just click “Start” button to start converting DVD to iTunes. After that, you can transfer to and share DVD movies on your iPod, iPad, iPhone via iTunes and enjoy them on the go.