How to Rip and Convert DVD Movies to MP4 on Windows 8/Mac OS X

It is well-known that MP4 is a file format commonly used to store digital audio and digital video streams, especially those defined by MPEG, which is widely supported by various media players. And this is also the reason that why so many people like to convert DVD to .mp4 for playback on their portable devices such as iPhone, iPod, iPad, PSP, etc., when they are in the bus, during a trip or just waiting in the park.

To convert DVD to MP4, a DVD to MP4 video converter is badly needed. Xinfire DVD Ripper is a professional DVD to MP4 converter to help you rip and convert DVD to MP4 at blazing speed while with high quality bypassing all the DVD CSS and region code protection. As an all-in-one DVD ripping software, it can also convert DVD to all other regular video formats like AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MKV, etc. if you are using Mac, the equivalent Mac version – DVD Ripper for Mac is also available, which can help you convert DVD files to MP4 on Mac OS X (Mavericks Included). Now just follow this article to finish the DVD to MP4 conversion while reserving the high video quality.

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How to Rip and Convert DVD to MP4 on Windows (Windows 8 Included)


1. Load DVD to the DVD to MP4 Converter

After downloading, installing and launching the DVD to MP4 program, Insert your DVD disc into your DVD-Rom and hit the “Click to Load DVD” button to upload DVD to the program. You can pick up the titles you want to convert and you can also click the “Merge” button to convert the DVD movies into a single .mp4 file.


2. Select MP4 as the Output Format

Specify the output format as MP4 from the drop-down list of “Output Format”. If you want to directly put the MP4 file on your iPod, iPhone, Samsung, PSP, PS3, HTC, Blackberry, Archos, Soy, Nokia, Android or other popular portable device, you can select an output format according to your device name. Meanwhile, do not forget the specify the output path from the drop-down list of “Output Path”.


3. Convert DVD to MP4

After finish the above steps, click the “Start” to rip and convert DVD to MP4. When the conversion is finished, you can play enjoy DVD movies on the go on your iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android anytime you want.


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Extended Knowledge:

What is DVD

DVD, short for digital versatile disc, is a type of optical disk technology similar to the CD-ROM., which can hold a minimum of 4.7GB of data, enough for a full-length movie. DVDs are commonly used as a medium for digital representation of movies and other multimedia presentations that combine sound with graphics. DVD uses the MPEG-2 file and compression standard. MPEG-2 images have four times the resolution of MPEG-1 images and can be delivered at 60 interlaced fields per second where two fields constitute one image frame. (MPEG-1 can deliver 30 non-interlaced frames per second.) Audio quality on DVD is comparable to that of current audio compact disc.

What is .mp4

MP4 is an abbreviated term for MPEG-4 Part 14. It may also be referred to as MPEG-4 AVC, which stands for Advanced Video Coding. As the name suggests, this is a format for working with video files and was first introduced in 1998. The MPEG refers to Motion Pictures Expert Group who is responsible for setting the industry standards regarding digital audio and video. The MP4 is a container format, allowing a combination of audio, video, subtitles and still images to be held in the one single file. It also allows for advanced content such as 3D graphics, menus and user interactivity.