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hooyoo345 Oct 30, 2009 09:15 PM

How to Convert DVD to iTunes Mac (Snow Leopard)
The following DVD to iTunes Mac guide is going to share with you how to [b]convert DVD to iTunes format[/b], [b]transfer DVD to iTunes Mac[/b] for iPod and iPhone using DVD Ripper for Mac. It also shows several tips and tricks you need to pay attention to while using this Mac DVD Ripper to convert DVD to iTunes video on your Mac machine (including Snow Leopard).

[b]Step 1.[/b] Launch [b]Mac DVD Ripper[/b] and add DVD Movie ([img]***********[/img])


Click the "Load DVD" button, and navigate to the DVD folder of the movie you want to add from your hard disc or DVD-ROM, open DVD folder, select VIDEO_TS folder and click OK.

Or, click the "Load IFO" button, find the DVD folder of the movie you want to add from your hard disc or DVD-ROM, open your DVD folder, open the VIDEO_TS folder, select all IFO files and click OK.


After you add your movie, you can choose any titles or chapters you want to convert by ticking the check boxes before them. So that you can copy and convert the whole DVD movie or just convert the selected titles or chapters. You can choose to convert certain segment of the DVD movie using trim function.

[b]Step 2. Output Settings[/b]

iTunes supports [b].mp3, .aac, .aiff, .m4a, .wav music and .mp4, .mov video[/b]. Select one format that best meets your needs in the "Format" drop-down list as the output format. This [b]Mac DVD Ripper[/b] [img]***********[/img] can also rip DVD to MP4, AVI, M4V, 3GP, MPG, MPEG, FLV on Mac OS X and convert DVD from PAL to NTSC.


[b]Step 3. Start Conversion[/b]

When output settings are done, click the "Convert" button to start converting your Movies. You can choose to shut down your computer or open the output folder after the conversion.

[b]Tip & Trick 1. Trim movie clips[/b]

Tick the Check boxes of the chapters or titles you want to trim, and click the "Trim" button to open the Trim window below:


Drag the slider to set the starting time and ending time, click OK.

[b]Note:[/b] You can preview the trimmed movie clip before conversion in preview window.

[b]Tip & Tricks 2. Crop movie clips[/b]

Check the chapter or title you want to trim, and click the "Crop" button to open the Crop window.

Select an output aspect ratio and the available options are: Keep Original, full screen, 16:9 and 4:3.

[b]Note:[/b] You can enter the crop values manually or drag the rectangular selection frame round the video to select the displaying area.

[b]Tip & Trick 3. Merge several titles or chapters into one file[/b]

You'll find "Merge into one file" at the bottom of the program window, after you select the titles and chapters you want to rip and finish the output settings, you can tick the check box of "Merge into one file" to merge several titles or chapters into one. This allows you to merge all movie titles into one output file so that you can enjoy a long movie without breaks.


It is recommended that you choose iMedia Converter for Mac [img]***********[/img] (perfect combination of Mac DVD Ripper and Mac Video Converter) if you want to both rip DVD and convert video on your Mac machine.

terry007 Nov 08, 2009 08:44 PM

iTunes only supports importing CD's but not DVD's. So you do have to rip the DVD to iTunes friendly format in the first place.

Kindour Nov 13, 2009 09:02 AM

If you want to convert DVD to iTunes Windows, you can use DVD Ripper Platinum to help you rip DVD to iTunes compatible format. Then you can sync the output files in your iTunes library to your iPod or iPhone.


terry007 Nov 17, 2009 02:41 AM

You can also use HandBrake (freeware) to help you rip DVD to iPod/iPhone format. HandBrake can be run on both Windows and Mac, so you can it to rip DVD to iPod/iPhone video on windows OS or rip DVD to iPod/iPhone video on Mac OS X. Below is the detailed tutorial:


Kindour Nov 18, 2009 07:31 PM

You can also try this Snow Leopard DVD Ripper. It can help you rip DVD to AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, HD MP4, TS video formats and MP3, AAC, AC3 audio formats on Mac OS X (including Snow Leopard) with ease and speed.


Kindour Nov 25, 2009 07:26 PM

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