How to rip DVD to iPod video and iPod audio on Mac
You can’t play all kinds of video and audio formats on iPod, for iPod only supports video formats- .M4V, .MP4, and .MOV and audio formats- .AAC, .MP3, .WAV, and .AIFF. So if you want to enjoy DVD movies on iPod, you need to convert videos to the formats that compatible with iPod. This is a tutorial on how to convert video to iPod video and iPod audio on Mac OS X (Tiger and Leopard).
Software you need:
1. DVD Ripper for Mac (Only $35.00 - Has a Free Trial!)
DVD Ripper for Mac is a powerful DVD to iPod Mac software that can rip DVD to iPod format with super high quality. It can rip DVD to MP4 format that compatible with iPod on Mac. It can also extract audio from DVD and then convert to iPod audio format files such as AAC, WAV, MP3.
2. iTunes (free download)
Step0, Install and Run DVD Ripper for Mac
You can download it for free. To install it, simply mount the .dmg archive by double-clicking it, and copy the application to wherever you want it
Step1: Load DVD movies
Insert your DVD movie into your DVD drive .Click the button to load your DVD.
Step 2: Rip DVD to iPod on Mac OS X
If you want to convert videos to iPod format, you need to select the output format Rip DVD to iPod Video MPEG-4 on Mac
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If you want to extract audio from video to iPod, you need to select the output format as AAC,WAV or MP3.
Step 3, Transfer video to iPod on Mac
Connect your iPod and start iTunes. Find the file you made above and drag it onto your iPod. Click add file to library .
Open the file in iTunes. Go to video source on top left menu just beneath library.
It won't be on your iPod until you sync - make sure you have the movies box checked in your iPod preferences.
You see,it’s so easy to rip DVD to iPod on Mac. Feel free download DVD Ripper for Mac and have a try!