How to Watch DVD Movies on iPad on Windows and Mac For Free

If you have a ton of DVD movies then you must be eager to watch these movies on your iPad. In this article, I will recommend a free solution to assist you watch DVD movies on iPad with ease.

To put DVD movies on iPad, you have to convert DVD to iPad playable videos like MP4, M4V. While searching for free apps, I came across this awesome program – Handbrake which can work on MAC, Windows and Linux. It can’t be much simpler even a computer illiterate can easily handle it. Note, this program is only for homemade DVD. Any DVD with copyright-protected is not the topic we are to discuss.

If you haven’t got handbrake installed in your computer, you can follow this link to download it. While, Handbrake also requires you to have VLC installed, so if you don’t already have the awesome media player, go ahead and download it as well.

Now, you are ready to ripping DVDs for your iPad.

Step 1 Open Handbrake. Go to Source > DVD/VIDEO_TS Folder to upload your DVD movies to the program. Then, Handbrake will begin scanning the DVD contents, which may take a while.

Step 2 Decide which chapters to rip at “Source”. Browse your computer, choose the output folder for the converted movies and give it a name.

Step 3 Select the output format and parameters for iPad. You choose the output container as “MP4”. Then, go to the video and audio’ taps to set the codec for iPad. While setting these parameters, you can take the iPad specifications on for reference.

Step 4 Hit “Start” to process the converting.

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