What if you'd like to enjoy your favorite DVD movies when on the road? Bringing several discs along tend to be inconvenient, not to mention they jump on the most crucial scenes and are prone to scratches. Now that Android-based devices have rocked into the mainstream, there's an easy way taking DVD movies alongside, i.e., ripping DVD and putting movies onto your Android tablet or phone. The process is easier than you may think, here I would throw this quick tutorial up on how to backup and rip DVD to Android compatible video formats.
Don't get too excited on how to sync DVDs to your Android device just yet. Before anything else, you have to download two apps that you are going to use later. You are required to download and install:
Pavtube DVDAid (available for Windows or for Mac users). Get the free trial of Windows version here, and the free trial of Mac version here.
First, the most import piece of the equation is that you have a DVD Ripping tool hooked to your PC or Mac which helps you convert DVD to Android Tablet/Phone compatible video formats. Most of Most of you are likely familiar with the excellent Handbrake for ripping standard Def DVDs, however, it cannot yet decrypt the Disney DVD protection the way it can with regular DVDs, so you'll need to add an intermediate step. The software you'll need is called Pavtube DVDAid.
Basically the DVD to Android Converter is easy to use for editing and conversion and make great quality copies of my DVDs. I've had success using the program to crack and convert my DVD discs to a format playable by Asus Transformer Prime and Samsung Galaxy S3. I've found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. The time it takes to convert in this software is almost half that in other.
Converter supports almost all Android-based multimedia devices, so you should be able to create files compatible with your Asus Transformer Prime, Nook Tablets, Kindle Fire, Motorola Xoom, Galaxy S3, Google Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Acer Icnoia Tablets, HTC One X and more. You can even find optimized profiles for iPad (iPad, iPad 2, the new iPad), PlayBook, HP TouchPad, Apple TV and Sony PS Vita.
How to convert DVD to Android Tablet/Phone
The below guide uses DVD Aid Windows screenshots. The way to rip DVD to your Android device on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you ge the right version.
1. Import DVD files to the top DVD Converter for Android.
You can load DVD Discs, DVD folders, ISO files or IFO files respectively. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window and you can take snapshots of the movie scenes you like freely.
2. Choose Output profile for your Android Tablet/Phone
There are optimized format for Galaxy Tab, Xoom, Acer Iconia Tab, Eee Pad Transformer etc and you can easily find then under "Android" and "Samsung" category. Basically the "Common Video >> H.264 Video (*.mp4)" is an universal format for Android tablets and smartphones. And it's also a streaming media format, meaning you can stream H.264 .mp4 video to HDTV.
3. Click "Convert" button to start the conversion from DVD to H.264 MP4 for your Android device.
Some helpful features of the app:
Subtitles – Select the subtitle language you like from "Subtitles" options. Meanwhile, you are able to choose your master language of audio track from "Audio" option.
Settings – Click "Settings" button to set the video/audio parameters for HTC One X. Remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.
So there you have it. Pretty Simple. Once the process completes, click "Open" button to locate the ripped DVD files and transfer DVD movies to your Android Tablet and Smartphones for watching on the go.
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