How to Convert/Import DVD to iTunes on Mac OS X 10.8(Mountain Lion included)
If you got some awesome commercial DVDs and then you might want to import these DVD to iTunes on your Mac (Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion included), for transferring these DVD movies to your iPod, iPad, iPhone to reduce the boredom of travel. However, iTunes doesn’t read DVD movies at all. So as to import DVD to iTunes Mac, you need a third party app
or you will definitely lose it.
This article guides you in importing your DVD to iTunes compatible formats, preserving the quality of your DVD movies and never brings any damage to your cherished gems. It’s go on with a professional Mac app named DVD Ripper for Mac, allowing you to convert both commercial DVDs and non-commercial DVDs to iTunes formats like MP4, MOV and M4V with just 3 simple steps.
Tip: If you only need import non-commercial DVD to iTunes Mac, you can use freeware like MPEG Streamclip (only supports non-commercial DVDs with proper codec installed) to do so.
Convert/Import DVD to iTunes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included)
Drag & drop DVD disc icon on the desktop to the program. Or go to “File” menu, choose “Load DVD” or “Load DVD files” to locate the DVD movies (including commercial DVDs and homemade DVDs) you want to add.
Note: This smart DVD Ripper for Mac allows you to rip the whole DVD or certain title/chapter of the movie.
1. Move the pointer over the thumbnail of DVD or video you want to trim and choose “Splitting” from the pop-up menu.
2. Or go to “Edit” menu and choose “Splitting“.
You can also trim the DVD movie to get your favorite segment of the movie and put it on your new iPod classic for playback again and again.
Step 2. Select “MOV” as output format from the dropdown format list.
To copy DVD to iTunes, you need choose an iTunes supported format like MOV, MP4 and M4V. Here take MOV for example. Open the format list of the DVD to iTunes Mac app, go to “General Video Formats” and choose “MOV” as your output format.
If you want to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose according to which Apple devices you have.
If you want to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose your output format according to which the name of you Apple device. The DVD to iTunes Mac program has offered some helpful optimized settings for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV and so on. The output videos could be imported to iTunes automatically if you choose any item of Apple Devices as the output video format.
Step 3. Start converting DVD to iTunes on Mac
Hit “Convert” and this DVD to iTunes Converter for Mac will start the DVD to iTunes 10 ripping!
When the conversion is done, open iTunes and drag & drop the movie to iTunes Library. You can now enjoy movies on your Mac without inserting DVD disc or put them on your iPod for playback anytime, anywhere!