How to rip DVD for iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPhone 3GS (for Mac users)



The iPhone is a multimedia smartphone designed by Apple Inc; announced on January 9, 2007. And on June 19, 2009, the newest iPhone 3GS is available as well. Though lacking of a physical keyboard, iPhone has lots of functions, from universal text messaging, email, to visual voicemail, web browsing, Wi-Fi connectivity, etc, which can be operated via its virtual keyboard. And most important, it's a portable media player. It supports music, audiobook, podcast, application and video. Fun is always with you if an iPhone is in your hands.


So, most iPhone users like to watch movies on this beautiful handset. However, according to iPhone's official page, there are many technical specifications as follows for iPhone video file:

Video Format: MP4, MOV, M4V
Video Size: up to 640x480
Video Framerate: up to 30fps
Video Bitrate: up to 1.5Mbps for H.264, or 2.5Mbps for MPEG-4
Audio: AAC up to 160Kbps, 48kHz

For this reason , if you have an iPhone and want to play DVD movies on it, you need to rip the DVD into suitable video first. Follow below steps to get iPhone playable videos.


Step 1 : need a DVD converter

To convert video for iPhone, you need a DVD ripper. Download and install Any DVD Converter from this link.


Step 2 : select iPhone video format

Launch converter and in the program, select Apple iPhone MPEG-4 Movie from Profile drop down list.
Select video format for iPhone


Step 3 : rip DVD

Press Load DVD button to add DVD movie in the program and press Encoding button to convert:
Add DVD to be converted for iPhone encode video for iPhone

Add DVD to iPhone video converter
For more configuration details, such as select chapters, choose audio language, set specific length for output file, etc, you can refer to this toolbar DVD settings for mac video converter


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Step 4 : find output file

Once encoding is finished, click Library button, go to Apple iPhone label. And in the middle window, right click on the converted file and select Reveal In Finder, then you can check this video ready for iPhone in the output folder from the hard drive.
iPhone video is converted successfully

And you're able to set another directory to put converted videos in menu bar Any DVD Converter > Preferences...:
Converted video ready for iPhone


Step 5 : import video into iTunes

Launch iTunes, go to menubar iTunes > File > Add File to Library to import target movie from output folder into iTunes; or just drag and drop the movie into iTunes.


Step 6 : transfer video to iPhone

There are many ways to transfer converted video to iPhone through iTunes after it's connected with your computer via USB cable.
1) Press the Sync button under Summary tab. This will sync the videos as well as other items like music, TV shows, podcasts, audiobook, photos and applications;
2) Under Movies tab, select Sync movies > All movies, and press Sync button;
3) Under Movies tab, select Sync movies > Selected movies, choose the video in the pane, and press Sync button.
Or check this syncing tutorial page to know more on how to sync your devices with iTunes.

import video into iPhone


After a while, the sync will be complete. Now, check your iPhone:
Converted video in iPhone

Have fun!

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