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Get DVD movies on iPod nano, iPod video, iPod classic and iPod touch

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August 25, 2008 6:23:05 AM

Currently, Apple only provides you with one way to put movies on ipod: The iTunes Store. Using only iTunes means you're stuck paying for movies you may already own. Luckily, Apple doesn't prevent you from putting properly formatted movies on the device, and we know some ways to format them. Grab some popcorn and let's get started.

Step 1: Download Wondershare DVD to iPod Ripper
Download the latest version of Wondershare DVD to iPod Ripper. In order to get DVD movies on iPod, we have to get a DVD ripper software, because DVD's have copyright on them and this tool removes the copyright protection, and then you can rip the DVD movie to iPod mp4 format. then you can get the movies onto ipod nano , iPod video, iPod classic and iPod touch.

Step 2. Load DVD movies


Open Wondershare DVD to ipod ripper, and click Load File. Here we can load three kind of DVD's:
1. Real DVD, just put the DVD in your DVD drive and click Load DVD, ( you can find it by clicking the triangle on the right of 'Load File' button.)
2. DVD ISO image, you can amount your iso files in the daemon tools and then load the virtual DVD drive.
3. A DVD folder, sometimes you may store the DVD folder in your hard drive, it appears like "Video_ts" "audio_ts" folders. You can load it by clicking the "load DVD folders" button.

Step 3. Subtitle, Audio, Output Settings


DVD provides multi languages Subtitle. You can click the drop-down menu to select anyone you want. Select "Audio" is the same. To "Save as", enter the full path or select the path where you want to save your video files by clicking the icon in the right side.

Step 4. Further editing the movie. (Optional)

Movie trimming: If you only want to get a segment of DVD movies onto iPod nano, iPod video, iPod classic and iPod touch, you can trim the movies by setting the start time and end time.
Video Cropping: This feature enables you to crop a defined area on the video to output, you can also use it to cut off the black borders of DVD movies.
Merging titles: You can merge several titles into one single file, even the titles are not consecutive.
There are also some other features that you can apply to your movies, you can find them by yourselves.

Step 5. Get the converted DVD movies onto iPod

Finally, you can upload the mp4 file to iPod nano , iPod video, iPod classic and iPod touch using itunes. If your iPod is an iPod video, you can use the built-in iPod Video Transfer to help you transfer DVD movies.
August 28, 2008 1:53:00 PM

I found an excellent conversion software - TuneCab Ultra! It can convert protected and unprotected audio, video, extract sound from video, remove DRM, download and convert video from YouTube etc. Easy to use all in one software! http://www.tunecab.com
* Supported audio formats: WMA, M4B, M4P, MP3, WMA, WMA Pro, OGG, AAC, MPEG4-AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, AC3, AU.

* Supported video formats: WMV, M4V, WMV7, WMV9, MP4, AVI, XVID, DIVX, 3IVX, 3GP, MPEG4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPG,
MOV, FLV, DV
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