How to Rip DVD to iPad, iPhone, Android tablets PC & phones with DVD Copy Ultimate?

DVD Copy Ultimate is not only the software for copying DVD, but also a powerful DVD ripping program. It performs as the professional DVD Ripper, which can convert even encrypted DVD movies to M4V, MP4, MKV for playing on for iPad 2, iPad 3, iPod, iPhone, Android, PSP, Samsung Galaxy S II, Amazon Kindle Fire and many other popular portable devices with the high video and audio quality.


Here is the brief guide on how to use DVD Copy Ultimate to rip DVD to MP4, M4V, MKV.


Step 1. Launch DVD Copy Ultimate

Please Download, install and launch DVD Copy Ultimate. Then you can see the user-friendly main interface.

DVD Copy Ultimate Interface


Step 2. Choose Open Method:

choose Open Method


Please go to the bottom section to choose the Open Method from the drop down list. Generally, it’s recommended to choose the Lowly Enhanced or Highly Enhanced Open Method, which can help you find the real main movie title exactly from the list of potential fake titles in some latest DVD movies.


Step 3. Open Source DVD

On the top section, click and unfold the Source drop down list to choose the DVD drive, where your DVD movie has been inserted. Then DVD Copy Ultimate will start scanning and analyzing the DVD movie.

Make source setting


Step 4. Choose DVD Ripper Mode

Click DVD Ripper tab in the left panel and choose output device. Here you can see the options for various popular portable devices such as iPad, iPhone, Galaxy tab, Kindle Fire and more.

choose the DVD ripper mode


Step 5. Choose Output Folder.

choose output folder

You can use windows default document folder. Or select DVD Folder from the drop-down list of the Target option. You can also browse another folder and save the converted movie into it according to your preference.


Step 6. Select Output Options

dvd ripper options

Audio --- Here you can choose audio language for output video as you prefer. The available options depend on original DVD.

Subpicture --- Here you can choose subpicture for output video. The available options depend on original DVD.

Output Format --- M4V, MP4 and MKV output formats are available. Please note you need to select right output format for your device.


Click Title Start/End Setting button, you can set chapters you want to convert for a certain title. For example, if you set it as follows, title 2, chapters from 1 to 7 will be converted while other chapters won't.

select dvd title


Step 7. Change More Settings

Click More Settings >> button and two tabs will appear. They are Video & Audio and Pictures.


Under the Video & Audio tab, you can set the video & audio parameters:

set video and audio parameters

Video Codec --- H.264 (x264), MPEG-4 (Xvid) and MPEG-4 (FFmpeg) are available.

Target Size(MB) --- Make output video size near to the value you entered.

Framerate --- Commonly used framerate values are available.

Avg Bitrate(Kbps) --- Bigger bitrate value, better output quality and bigger output file size.

Audio Codec --- Select audio codec you need.

Mixdown --- Audio effect. Mono, Stereo, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Surround, 6 Channel Discrete effects are available.

Samplerate --- Set audio sample rate (KHZ).

Bitrate --- Set audio bitrate.


Under the Pictures tab, you can crop the movie image:

crop video

Width Height --- Set video width and height.

Anamorphic --- Select different anamorphic to fit the video size for different devices such as TV set.

Automatic crop --- Crop black bar automatically.

Custom crop --- Crop video according to your need by manually typing.


Step 8. Start ripping DVD to iPad, iPhone, Android tablets PC & phones

When everything is ready, click start ripping dvd to iphone, ipad, ipod button to start ripping DVD for your iPad, iPhone, Android tablets PC & phones. It would take some time to get the ripping process completed. Please just be patient. Hope you enjoy it.


Note: The program will automatically replace the previous ripped movie with the newly ripped movie in the output folder. Thus, you need to manually transfer your converted movie to another folder once the program finishes ripping a DVD movie.

Any problem with copying a DVD movie using DVD Copy Ultimate, please send us the log file. You can file the log file by clicking the question mark help in the top right window, and clicking View Logs.


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