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Convert 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 video/transfer movie to iPad 2 thru iTunes
This guide is written for movie enthusiasts and frequent long distance travellers that haven’t figured out a way putting DVD and Blu-ray movies to iPad 2. Commercial Blu-ray and DVD movie are mot made for playing on iPad 2-actually they are protected from copying and unplayable on Mac- and you need to rip the 1080p movies to iPad 2 supported formats with the help of a Blu-ray &DVD ripper software for enjoying Blu-ray movies on iPad 2.
The tools you need for converting/putting 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2:
A Mac laptop or desktop running Mac OS X 10.4 and above with Intel inside
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac software (for windows please check here)
A Mac compatible external Blu-ray Disc drive
Part 1. Converting 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 supported video formats
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie to Mac Blu-ray to iPad 2 Converter (click to download a free trial).
Hook up BD drive to your Mac, put Blu-ray Disc into the drive, and run the Mac Blu-ray to iPad 2 Converter. Click “BD/DVD” folder to load 1080p Blu-ray movie (or regular DVD).
Step 2. Set iPad 2 optimized video formats for conversion.
Click “Format” and follow “iPad” to select an iPad optimized format from the 3 preset video formats for iPad.
iPad HD Video (*.mp4)- iPad 720p video up to 4000kbps, the best video quality iPad plays
iPad Video H.264(*.mp4)- 768*576 video for iPad, medium quality
iPad Video MPEG-4(*.mp4)- 640*480 video, smallest file size for ripping Blu-ray movies to iPad friendly format.
Step 3. Convert 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 supported video format.
Click “Convert” button to start ripping 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 supported file format. The faster your Mac computer is, the shorter it takes to convert 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 video. When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the final output files with ease. Now you are ready to sync video files to iPad 2.
Tip: to reduce file size/conversion time, just click “Settings” and set a smaller bitrate (e.g. 2000kbps) before the Blu-ray to iPad 2 video conversion starts.
Part 2. Transfer movies to iPad 2 through iTunes
In order to put movies to iPad 2, you need to have iTunes 10 installed on your Mac computer.
Step 1. Copy the converted Blu-ray movies to iTunes 10 movie library. Just open iTunes 10, and press “File”>> “Add File to Library” to add movies to iTunes Library.
Step 2. Connect iPad 2 with your Mac computer, and you’ll find iPad 2 in DEVICS section of iTunes source list.
Step 3. Find “LIBRARY” section in iTunes list; click “Movies” to check the converted Blu-ray movies for iPad 2. Drag the movie you want to transfer to iPad 2 in library list and drop onto “Movies” tab under “DEVICES>> Your iPad 2” and it will start transferring movie to iPad 2.
In this way you can easily rip 1080p Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 supported video formats and transfer Blu-ray movies to iPad 2. With Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac software, copying Blu-ray movie to iPad 2 is simple and fast. Watching Blu-ray movies on iPad 2 can’t be easier.
Related iPad 2 converter tools you may want to try
Blu-ray to iPad 2 converter for Windows
DVD to iPad 2 Converter for Mac
Video to iPad 2 Converter for Mac, which converts MKV, AVI, MTS to iPad 2.
iMedia Converter for Mac, which converts Blu-ray Disc, DVD and videos to iPad 2.
Reference-iPad 2 supported video formats
According to Apple, the following videos are good for iPad 2 playback: H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
How to watch Blu-ray movies on Motorola Xoom?
The Motorola Xoom, introduced at CES 2011 on January 5, 2011, is the first tablet running Android 3.0 Honeycomb – the powerful Google software developed specially for tablets. The Motorola Xoom features a 10.1-inch display with 1280×800 resolution, and supports video playback at 1080p up to 10 hours. All that and more make the Xoom tablet perfect for movie-watching. The following guide aims to show you how to watch Blu-ray movies on Motorola Xoom, please feel free to check it.
What will you need?
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper
How to watch Blu-ray movies on Motorola Xoom?
Step 1: Free download Pavtube Blu-ray to Xoom Converter, install and launch it
Once run the program, click the blu-ray disc icon or blu-ray folder icon at the top-left corner of the main interface to import your bluray movie files, so as to rip bluray to Motorola Xoom for playback.
Step 2: Select output format for Motorola Xoom
Click the pull down menu of “Format” to select “Android > Motorola Droid X H.264 Video (*.mp4)” as output format for your Motorola XOOM.
Step 3: Set advanced settings
Pavtube Blu-ray to Xoom Converter allows users clicking “Settings” button to adjust audio and video parameters to optimize the output file quality. The adjustable settings include codec name, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel. We recommend you to set output size at “1280*800” (you need type “1280*800” by yourselves manually).
Step 4: Rip bluray to Motorola Xoom compatible file format
Click the big button “Convert” to start ripping bluray to Motorola Xoom compatible file format. When the BD ripping task is done, you are able to click “Open” button to get the final output files for your tablet. Now you are ready to watch Blu-ray movies on Motorola Xoom without any troubles.
If you wanna rip bluray to Motorola Xoom on Mac, you can use Mac Blu-ray to Xoom Converter.
If you want to convert videos to Motorola Xoom compatible file types, you may need Motorola Xoom Video Converter.