People spend on-board time in different ways when traveling. Some guys would buy a piece of newspaper before getting on board, some prefer to enjoy the scenery out of the window, some sleep all through the flight, some keep on talking with neighbors, some just put handsets on without a word… How do kill the boring time during travel? Read a book? Or do something different-- Like surfing on the Internet through iPad or a smartphone? That’s nice, but I have a brilliant idea with the tablet: watching ripped DVD and Blu-ray movies on iPad (or the handy Galaxy Tab as long as you like)! Movies always help you pass the time easier. As to ripping Blu-ray and DVD to iPad, there are many tips and tricks. What’s the best format for DVD to iPad conversion on Mac? How to compress the Blu-ray movie to reasonable size while keep favorable quality? Read through the following guide to learn an optimal way ripping Blu-ray/ DVD to iPad for traveling on Mac.
Before converting Blu-ray/ DVD to iPad on Mac OS, make sure you have all of these: source Blu-ray disc/ DVD, Mac computer with an external BD drive, and Pavtube Blu-Ray Ripper for Mac software (Download a trial of Blu-Ray Ripper for Mac from here). A BD drive is a must for ripping Blu-ray disc on Mac.
A simple step-by-step guide of BD/ DVD to iPad H.264 720p MP4 conversion for trip:
Step 1: Click to “BD/DVD Folder” to import Blu-ray disc from external BD drive, DVD from in-laid optical drive.
Step 2: Click on the pull down menu at the end of "Format", and then choose "iPad" profile. To produce 720p video for iPad, you can directly select “iPad”>> “iPad HD Video (*.mp4)" preset, because the default size of it is 1280x720 at 4000kbps, you needn’t change it anymore. This is the best quality for iPad video playback when compressing Blu-ray movie to iPad. Alternative formats are iPad Video H.264 (*.mp4) and iPad Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4), both are good for DVD to iPad conversion.
Step 3: Click "Browse" button to look for and set a save path to store the output iPad HD videos.
Step 4: Click "Convert" button to start Blu-ray to iPad ripping on Mac. When the ripping work is finished, click "Open" button to find out the ripped iPad HD videos with ease.
Now you can transfer the generated iPad HD movie to your iPad, and enjoy wonderful high quality Blu-ray movies on train, ship and aeroplane freely. With the company of iPad, your trip will not be boring any more.
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