Converting Your Blu-Ray Collection to iPad

Chris Janota

You can now enjoy the movies from your Blu-ray disc collection downloaded on your iPad and iPhones.  iTunes 10.6 is available now for download direct from Apple, giving users access to 1080p high-definition movies and TV shows. That content can then be streamed to the Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android smartphones and Nintendo Wii. 

To get started, this free Blu-ray ripper will rip DVDs and Blu-ray Discs (BD).

How to Convert

Download and install the free Blu-ray Ripper software from Pavtube on your PC or Mac and launch the software :

  1. Place the disc in the blu-ray drive. Click on ‘BD/DVD Folder’ icon on the top, open the BDMV folder, and click ‘Choose’. Now the Blu-Ray movie loads to the ripper. You can also select only one main movie from the list if you want and “Uncheck all.”
  2. Select the format from the drop down menu below has the option to select ripped formats for specific gadgets. Select ‘HD Video’ and then opt for ‘H.264 HD Video (*.mov)’ which is fully compatible with iTunes.
  3. You can select the output format folder or else it will be saved in Pavtube folder in My Documents in PC or the desktop in Mac. You can also the option to use the subtitles in the converted video. You can choose iPod, Apple TV or iPad format as per your needs.
  4. Customize video and audio parameters after clicking on the “settings” option.
  5. Click on Convert and you get your ripped video.

Exploring the Options

Now let us see how to adjust the format to suit our needs:

  • Click on the Settings button next to the format box.
  • Note that this is for advanced users.
  • However, you can change the video settings like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, and video size or audio settings like for Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital codec is aac, sample rate is 48,000HZ, Bit rate is 160,000 bps and channels Stereo is used.

Downloading to iTunes

Open iTunes to drag and drop the converted videos to the movie library. Now, all that, you need to do is to connect your device and synchronize the files.