The iPad 2 release date is March 11th. As one of the most amazing tablet in 2011, iPad 2 will take us more enjoyment on enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, reading e-books and much more. Enjoy videos on iPad 2 should be your first choice. With the iPad 2, you can watch video anywhere, anytime, if you have a long air travel, watching movies on iPad 2 makes the time shorter. The most common movie format is DVD, Maybe you have many DVD Discs, But it’s hard to take, and the iPad 2 can’t play all formats video include DVD, just have a look.
The iPad 2 supported video/audio formats:
Audio: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Video: 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
As you see, iPad 2 only supports limited video formats, so if you want to enjoy DVD movies on iPad 2, you must convert the movies. Pavtube CUDA DVD Ripper is the just one to help you decrypt and rip DVD to iPad 2 with 5x faster speed. It also enables you to make a full disc copy of DVD to your hard drive at about 10 minutes.
The step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Run Pavtube DVD Ripper as the perfect DVD to iPad 2 converter, and load DVD files into the program.
Step 2: Choose iPad playable format.
Click on “Format” drop-down list to quickly select iPad Video H.264/MPEG-4 or iPad HD Video (*.mp4) as the output format. You can also click on “Subtitle” or “Audio” to choose the subtitle or audio track language you like when playing on iPad.
If you would like to join several DVD chapters into only one, just check “Merge into one file” to make it.
Step 3: Start DVD to iPad 2 conversion by clicking on “Convert” button. Based on its CUDA acceleration, you will get the ripped DVD files within minimal time.
Step 4: Stream DVD to iPad 2 on windows via iTunes.
1) Make sure you have install iTunes. If not, you can free download iTunes here: : http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ at first. And launch the iTunes.
2) Connect iPad 2 to PC.
3) Choose “File – > Add File to Library…”
4) Drag the file you want to the iPad 2 icon.
That’s all! Hope it helps! Hopefully the streaming DVD to iPad 2 guide will be of help. If you are Mac users, there is another alternative tool - Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac to help you put and play DVD movies on iPad with ease.