How to Play DVD Movies on iPad Air


Apple has announced its new iPad Air. And this guide will show you how to convert your own DVD movies to your new iPad Air.

Obviously, iPad Air is the best 10 inch tablet. It has a proper exterior redesign and craft substantially thinner and lighter. More, 13 hours and 10 minutes, 2,048 x 1,536 IPS panel offering 264 PPI (pixels per inch), 4:3 aspect ratio. It must be a great tablet in watching movies during a journey.

Things we need

  • The connection cable of iPad Air and DVD drive maybe.
  • Conversion software and iTunes. Handbrake and Freemake is good and free video converter. I usually use Video Converter Ultimate, for its more powerful functions and Convenience. (Also can convert HD videos and download YouTube videos, which is my favorite.)

How to Convert DVD movies for iPad Air

iPad Air supports MP4, MOV, and some AVI. And the best choice is H.264MPEG-4. It can play 1080P video well.

Step 1: Run the converter and import DVD files

There are 3 ways to import DVDs to the program. Read from DVD drive, DVD folders and ISO/IFO files. And you can drag & drop them with ease.

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Step2: Choose output video format

The Video Converter Ultimate has been optimized for the iPad Air. You can easily choose the output profile by select “Output Format > Device > Apple > iPad Air” on the right of the program.

It will convert your DVD to MP4 format with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec.

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Step 3: Start conversion

Click the “Convert” button on the bottom right, the conversion progress will start. You can get the converted files by click “Open Folder” button directly.

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Step 4: Connect iPad Air to iTunes and sync

Connect your iPad Air to the computer ,and use iTunes to transfer the movies to it. And if you want to put some YouTube or other online sites’ video into iPad Air, please follow this guide.

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