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Old Jun 02, 2009, 04:11 AM
ipodvideofan ipodvideofan is offline
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Default For ipod users: How to watch videos on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuf

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The world’s smallest music player iPod shuffle is coming to our daily life.
It is small---1.8" tall by 0.3" thin
It is huge---VoiceOver tells the names of your playlists when you click the button

We all know that ipod has many generations. Every generation has its particular functions. Some specialize in music, some pay more attention to video function, others emphasize convenience. Different patterns provide different functions. In the following text, I will share a nice guide to tell you how to enjoy dvd/video on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle
OS: Windows NT4/2000/2003/XP and Windows Vista
Software:4Videosoft *********** DVD to iPod Suite


Hardware: 800MHz Intel or AMD CPU, or above; 512MB RAM or more

This guide has two parts:

1.How to put dvd on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle
2.How to put video on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle

Part 1: *********** How to put dvd on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle

Step 1. Load your DVD
Put your DVD in your DVD drive and click "Load DVD", you can load your DVD, DVD folder, and also IFO file.


Step 2. Choose your output profile and settings
At the lower part of the interface you can find a "Profile" drop-down list, you can find one for yourself.
Click "settings" on the right side of "Profile" you can adjust your output's settings, such as "Resolution", "Frame Rate", "Bitrate" and so on.

Step 3. Start Conversion
If you don't want any more editing just Click "START" button to start your conversion.

Step 4: Start conversion
Click the “Start” button to start your conversion and in a short while it will be finished.

Part 2: *********** How to put video on iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle

Step 0 Run 4Videosoft *********** iPod Video Converter

Step 1. Click the "Add Video" button to import the video files you are going to convert. Alternatively, you can click "File -> Add Files..." to load the video files.


Step 2. Extend the "Profile" category to select an output format.

Step 3: Start conversion
Click the “Start” button to start your conversion and in a short while it will be finished.

If you want to cut your DVD movie into many different parts, or you just want to convert one part of the movie, just use “Trim” function.
3 methods for you to complete this:
a. Drag the slider
b. Click “Start Time” and “End Time” button
c. Set the value

"Crop" function allows you to remove the black edges and customize the aspect ratio
3 ways for your to do this.
a. Selecting the crop mode
b. adjusting the crop frame
c. setting the crop value
You can customize the your own aspect ratio using "Zoom Mode". It provides you "Keep Original", "Full Screen", "16:9" and "4:3".

Click "Effect" button you can adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and volume easily.

4.Merge and Snapshot
"Merge" function enables you to put many chapters into one output video file
"Snapshot" allows you to capture the picture of the movie you like

5.Audio Track and Subtitles
You can choose the audio track and subtitles before conversion (If your DVD has different audio track and subtitles).

At the end of this article, I will share you two useful tools.
*********** iPod Manager.
*********** iPod Manager for Mac
With it, you can share your videos and songs to your friends. Because it can help you to manage videos, audios from one iPod to another iPod.
Hope this guide can offer you a chance to much more enjoy your ipod.
Old Jun 12, 2009, 09:27 PM
informationspy informationspy is offline
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"How to put the DVD Movie on your iPod ?
Here I would like to share with you a very good way for you to rip the DVD Movie to your iPod !

Xilisoft DVD to iPod Converter helps you rip and convert DVD to iPod video MP4 format, DVD to iPhone, and DVD to iPod audio formats like MP3, AAC and M4A with excellent image/sound quality. It supports iPod, iPod touch, iPod nano and iPhone mobile.
Here is a step by step guide of Xilisoft DVD to iPod Converter 5. Hope useful for you!
Download, install and start Xilisoft DVD to iPod Converter 5 and load DVD
Click ""Open DVD"" button, select a DVD (or DVD Folder, IFO file) in the dialog box that opens, and load it. The Loaded DVD's information, such as chapter, title, etc., will be shown in the file list.

Tip1: Get DVD information.

After loading DVD, if the network is connected, click Get Disc info button in the toolbar, or click Edit>Get Disc Info in the menu, the software will retrieve loaded DVD information from Web database, and display the information in the file list, such as title name and chapter name.

Tip2: Take snapshot.

Select a video file in the file list, click Play button in the video preview window. When the video jumps to the image you like, click Snapshot button, to store the image in the snapshot folder.

You can set the snapshot folder by yourself. To do this, click Config snapshot folder from Settings drop down list, select the snapshot folder you want in the dialog box that opens.

Select output format
Select one or more files in the list, click Profile drop-down button, select an output format for selected files in the drop down list that opens.

Tip1: To adjust output settings, you can set the detailed parameters of output format in the profile panel of right window.

Tip2: Set multiple output formats for one file.

The software supports to output multiple files with different formats for one video. To do this:

Select a file in the file list.
Select an output format in the Profile.
Click Add profile button, the software will create a profile directory under the selected file automatically.
Select a new profile, click profile dropdown button, and select a new output format from the list.


Tip3: Custom output size.

The software provides customizing the size of the output file.

To do this, please click Tools>Bitrate Calculator to open Bitrate Calculator dialog box, select a file size you want, or enter the file size in the textbox directly.

Meanwhile, you can also set audio bit rate and video bit rate in this dialog box.


Set output folder
Click Browse button in setting panel, select a destination folder in the dialog box that opens, and click OK.

Extract file
After finishing the above settings, check the needed file to extract in the file list, click Start Ripping button on the main interface, to start extracting the file. You can view the progress of the extracting process from the progress bar at the bottom of the window.

Tip1: You can click Pause Ripping button to pause the extracting process and Stop Ripping button to cancel the process as required.

Tip2: You can choose to run it background by choosing File> Run Background.
Old Jun 16, 2009, 08:33 PM
ipodmanager99 ipodmanager99 is offline
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Practical tools, thank you for your share. I had used it on my ipod, it works well and it also converts videos for my family.
Old Jun 23, 2009, 09:25 PM
jane_2008 jane_2008 is offline
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Does anyone have some questions to ask? If so, please speak out your inconvenience when you use 4videosoft. I will help you to solve it ASAP.
Old Jun 25, 2009, 06:56 AM
iloveipod0909 iloveipod0909 is offline
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Versatile DVD and video converters for all kinds of portable players:

*********** 4Videosoft DVD Ripper Platinum
It is best DVD Ripper, DVD Rip software to rip DVD to AVI, rip DVD to MP4, rip DVD to MPEG, MOV, 3GP, MP3 etc with super fastest DVD ripping speed. It can help you to put your DVD on iPod, iPhone, PSP, Apple TV, Zune, BlackBerry etc with excellent sound and image quality.

*********** 4Videosoft Video Converter Platinum
It is the most advanced total video converter which can convert between any video formats including MPG, MPEG, MPEG2, VOB, MP4, M4V, RM, RMVB, WMV, etc and extract audio from these video. It also converts between all audio formats including MP3, MP2, AAC, AC3, WAV, MID, MIDI, WMA, M4A, RA, RAM, OGG, APE, AU, FLAC with excellent conversion speed and quality. Then you can easily full enjoy your portable player. It can support all the popular portable players
Old Jun 26, 2009, 07:25 AM
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Can anyone share more useful websites? I want safe ones. Thank you in advance.

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