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iPad and TV can not play DVD movies directly. To solve this issue, you need to convert a DVD into an Apple TV-compatible file first and then airplay the files for playback. Luckily, we are here to provide you the way and some tips for converting the files into an MP4 file.

I have a large DVD collection, and I like to take them on my iPad and TV. To convert my extensive range of DVD’s to digital. I did Google search the best DVD Ripper. I read a few online reviews and said Pavtube DVD Ripper was the best. So I tried it and I have successfully ripped to mpeg-4 mp4 format to watch on my ipad and on TV through Apple TV. After ripping the disc, I can basically enjoy movies and TV shows on my IOS device incluing iPhone 5, iPad and Apple TV. I have purchased Xilisoft Blu-Ray Ripper, but it rarely worked to produced a finished product. In conclusion, for ripping DVDs, I highly recommand you to try this top DVD Ripper for iPad/ATV from Pavtube.

Overall, the program provides an simple way to rip, convert and enjoy huge DVD collection of movies (including ISO image files) and concerts on Windows PC (Windows 8.1/8/7 supported). I’ve success using it to rip my DVDs to a playable format with iPad and ATV with high quality and fast speed. The equivalent Mac version is Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac. Just download it now and follow the step-by-step guide below to copy DVD movies to iPad and Apple TV for smoothly playing.

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The Steps:

The quick start guide below uses the DVD Ripper screenshots. The way to ripping DVDs to iPad/ATV on Mavericks (10.9 included) is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1: Click “Load file” button to import your DVD movies to the nice DVD to iPad/ATV Converter.

P.S. Pavtube DVD Ripper can do with all kindes of DVD sources: protected and unprotected DVD Disc, DVD folder, DVD ISO and IFO file.

Step 2: Press the “Format” button, and go to “Apple TV” options to find “Apple TV H.264 (*.m4v)”. This format is best for playing on Apple TV.

Or you can select iPad > iPad HD Video(*.mp4) as the export format. The output videos could fit all iPad models with excellent quality. As you see, you can also select the optimized preset for your iPad model.

Tips 1: You can freely select the subtitles for your movies as you like from the Subtitles option.

Tips 2: You may also click “Settings” to set the Video/Audio Parameters like Size (resolution), bitrate, frame rate, etc to for iPad Mini according your own will. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 3: After everything is OK, click the big “Convert” button to start ripping DVDs to iPad/Apple TV MP4 videos.

Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find the .m4v or mp4 videos which can be directly imported to your iPad and Apple TV. You can also airplay the video from Apple TV to other IOS devices via airplay.

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It looks like we were blind-sided a little by the iPad 3 events, because Apple had something more for us, like the latest iteration of Apple TV 2012, which looks and acts exactly like the previous model. That difference is its support for native 1080p video, as streamed from iTunes, over the Internet, or via AirPlay from a third-generation iPad. Yeah, you can stream 1080p HD movies and TV shows your buy on the iTunes store for enjoying on your 65-inch HDTV. With proper Blu-ray ripper software, you can even back up Blu-ray Discs and DVDs into Apple TV 3 optimized HD videos without much quality loss. If you’d like to stream Blu-ray and DVD collections to new Apple TV 3, Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper should be your best choice.

Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper comes up with new Apple TV 3 1080p preset in its latest update, letting you convert Blu-ray to Full HD 1080p M4V video that looks even sharper than iTunes store 1080p movies. Better off, the new preset exports HD video with 2 audio tracks- both Dolby Digital 5.1 and AAC stereo audio will be retained, so that Apple TV could pass-through Dolby Digital to A/V receiver for reproduction of surround sound, and export AAC stereo when going without surround sound system. This article aims to guide you through Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 conversion.

Preparations for 1080p/1080i Blu-ray Ripping:

1. Ensure that you’ve had an internal or external Blu-ray Disc drive installed properly.

2. Get Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper ($49). Trial download link:
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Windows (Windows 7, Vista, XP compatible)
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5 compatible)

3. Keep your computer networked.

Ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 compatible 1080p .m4v video
Step 1. Run the Blu-ray Ripper. Press “Load Disc” icon to import Blu-ray movie. Choose “File>Load from ISO/IFO” if you’d like to import Blu-ray ISO image file.

Step 2. Select main movie from file list. By default the main movie is checked exclusively. Other titles are extras and commercials, just leave them unchecked.

Step 3. Set subtitles and audio language for the main movie.

Step 4. Press on the “Format” bar, choose “Apple TV>> Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)”. If you are staying with the 2nd gen black Apple TV, the “Apple TV 2 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset works best for you.

Step 5. Press “Convert” to get Blu-ray Ripper start ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 optimized 1080p video.

Step 6. Wait till conversion completes. To improve speed, you are suggested to run the Blu-ray Ripper on a faster computer or take advantage of GPU acceleration (press the CUDA/AMD button to turn on or turn off GPU encoding). Press “Open” to find ripped movie.

Add Blu-ray rip to iTunes movie library for streaming to ATV 3

You can then add the ripped Blu-ray movie (.m4v video) into iTunes movie library. Open up iTunes and follow “File>> Add file to Library…” to sync video to iTunes. To sync, play and stream 1080p contents, iTunes 10.6 or later version is required.

For more information about how to stream 1080p videos to Apple TV 3 and connections for the Apple TV to pass-through AC-3 5.1 audio, please check Setting up Apple TV for Dolby Digital 5.1 pass-through.

It was not just iOS device users getting the 3rd generation iPad  in this March. Apple also released Apple TV 2012, which support up to 1080p movies playback and stream.  Feel like watching Blu-ray with the 3rd Gen Apple TV?  Just rip Blu-rays  and encode movies to 1080p at 6mbps+. Follow the guide below rip Blu-rays to Full HD 1080p MP4 files that play even sharper in iTunes than the 1080p downloads.

System Requirements for ripping Blu-ray to iTunes and streaming 1080p to Apple TV

  • Windows 7 or Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8
  • Compatible Blu-ray Disc Drive
  • Blu-ray Ripper software
  • 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster processor
  • At least 2 GB of RAM
  • iTunes 10.6 or later
  • A video driver that supports HDCP for Windows PC
  • A display that supports HDCP with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 or higher
  • Apple TV 3rd generation

Step-by-step guide for ripping Blu-ray movies for Apple TV 3  with 1080p HD quality
1. Make sure your Blu-ray Disc drive is well connected with computer, and put a source Blu-ray Disc to the BD drive. Mac is lacking of Blu-ray support and you need to add an external BD drive that is compatible with Mac.

2. Have Blu-ray Ripper installed on your computer. Pavtube is recommended.
Download link:
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Windows (Windows 7, Vista, XP compatible)
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5 compatible)

3. Run the Blu-ray Ripper. Press “Load Disc” icon to import Blu-ray movie. The software requires network connection to decrypt Blu-ray so keep your network wired.
bluray to itunes 1080p

4. Select main movie from file list, and set subtitles and audio language for export.

5. Set iTunes compatible 1080p format from the drop-down list of “Format”. Either “iPad 3 Full HD Video (*.mp4)” format or “Apple TV Full HD Video (*.mp4)” works well in iTunes. Both encode Blu-rays to 1080 MP4 with higher bit rate and exports better quality than iTunes movie downloads.

6. Press “Convert” to get Blu-ray Ripper start compressing Blu-ray to iTunes friendly videos.

7. When conversion completes, press “Open” to find compressed 1080p movie and add it to iTunes movie store. Open up iTunes and follow “File>> Add file to Library…” to sync ripped Blu-ray 1080p movie to iTunes.
rip bd movies to 1080p itunes video

Now you can enjoy the Blu-ray movie with iTunes freely and stream the 1080p movie to 3rd generation Apple TV.

Summary: Pavtube Mac Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter – rip Blu-ray movie and 3D Blu-ray film to Apple TV best video format quickly and easily. With it, you can freely select your wanted subtitles or show the forced subtitles as you need for watch Blu-ray movies on Apple TV 3 with full HD 1080p quality in AC3 5.1 surround sound. 

With the 3D Blu-ray Ripper, your Apple TV 3 now streams movies you didn’t actually buy from iTunes. All your DVD and Blu-ray movie collections can be ripped and added to iTunes movie library for streaming to Apple TV 3 with home sharing feature activated. The 3D Blu-ray Ripper converts 3D Blu-rays into both 2D and 3D videos.

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A short guide of ripping 3D Blu-ray to 1080p Apple TV 3 video (2D) on Mac

1. Run the Pavtube 3D Blu-ray to Apple TV 3 Converter. Press “Load Disc” icon to import 3D/2D Blu-ray movie.

2. Select main movie from file list. By default the main movie is checked exclusively. Set subtitles and audio language for the main movie.

3. Press on the “Format” bar, choose “Apple TV > Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)”.

Tip 1: If you are staying with the Apple TV 2nd gen, the “Apple TV 2 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset works best for your needs.

Tip 2: If you want to rip DVDs to Apple TV 3 with AC3 5.1, you should better choose “Apple TV” > “Apple TV 3 Dobly Digital Pass-through(*.m4v)(1280*720)” to get best video/audio effect.

4. The best settings for third-generation Apple TV.

Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Note: Since the new Apple TV can support H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames, thus you can set video size as 1920*1080 and you’d better set AC3 as the audio codec and 5.1 as the audio channel to watch Blu-ray movies on Apple TV 3 with full HD 1080p quality in AC3 5.1 surround sound.

5. Press “Convert” to get Blu-ray Ripper start ripping Blu-ray to 1080p M4V for Apple TV 3 with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through.

How to rip 1080p Blu-ray with 3D effect preserved

1. Press the “Edit” icon when you select the main movie. The Video Editor window pops up.

2. Click on “3D” button, and set 3D type and image depth. Then click OK.

3. Back to the main interface and go on ripping Blu-ray movie to PS3 optimized format.

Press “Open” to find ripped movie when conversion completes. You can then add the ripped Blu-ray movie (.m4v video) into iTunes movie library, and setup iTunes to stream 1080p videos to Apple TV 3 with AC-3 5.1 audio pass-through.

More about “Enjoy a world of 1080p contents on Apple TV 3 with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound at Pavtube Apple TV 3 Column“, I hope you and your family to enjoy the movie together.

Some people have the demand to rip Blu-ray movies  for Apple TV 3, because Blu-rays’ pretty good viewing experience on HDTV. While most DVD movies are produced in HD quality. So if we convert DVD movies to Apple TV 3 for watching on HDTV, the Viewing is not too bad.

How to rip DVD movies to Apple TV 3? Of course, a professional DVD to Apple TV 3 converter is necessary. There are numbers of DVD ripping software in the market. Choose the one you like. But, according to my own experience, which do the best is called Pavtube DVD Ripper. It could handle all of the DVD movie files, like DVD discs, DVD ISO or IFO image files.

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2012 is really a big year for Apple fans. The beginning of this year, Apple realeased new iPad 3, at the same time, Apple TV 3 introduced to the public. The new Apple TV 3 added the ability to support 1080p movies playback. It’s good news for people who like enjoying full HD movies on HDTV.

You can stream 1080p HD movies and TV shows you purchased from iTunes store for enjoying on your HDTV. With proper Blu-ray ripping software, you even can back up Blu-ray Discs and DVDs into Apple TV 3 optimized HD videos without much quality loss. If you’d like to stream Blu-ray and DVD collections to new Apple TV 3, Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper should be your best choice. In its latest update, it added the new Apple TV 3 1080p preset, allows you to convert Blu-ray to Full HD 1080p M4V video that looks even sharper than iTunes store 1080p movies. Better off, the new preset exports HD video with 2 audio tracks- both Dolby Digital 5.1 and AAC stereo audio will be retained, so that Apple TV could pass-through Dolby Digital to A/V receiver for reproduction of surround sound, and export AAC stereo when going without surround sound system. This below article will tell you how to convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to Apple TV 3 with 5.1 sound.

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