This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to rip a DVD to iPhone MP4 video or M4A, MP3 audio on your Mac. After download and install DVD to iPhone Converter for Mac, you can follow the steps below to accomplish the conversion.
Step 1: Load DVD
Insert DVD into your DVD-ROM, and the program will load the DVD automatically by default. You can also click the "Add" button or "File > Add..." to load DVD disc or DVD folder.
Step 2: Set the output format, destination and file name
Choose the titles or chapters, and then select the profile you want from the "Profile" drop-down list in the "General" tab on the right panel. For example, if you want to get a high quality video for your iPhone, just choose the "iPhone MPEG-4 (480x320) (*.mp4)" profile.
Click the "Browse" button to choose the folder to save the output files or just keep the default path, and enter the output file name in the "Output filename" textbox on the "General" tab.
Tip: Before ripping, you can preview the source file via the built-in player in the right bottom and also take a snapshot when previewing by clicking the "Capture Frame" button.
Step 3: Set the output parameters
After choosing the profile, you can adjust parameters settings in the "Advance" tab, such as Track, Subtitle, Angle, Zoom, Split, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, etc.
Tip: If you just want to convert a segment, you can set the "Duration" and "Start Time" options on the "Advance" tab or follow the steps below to trim the video.
Choose the title or chapter of the DVD you want to trim, and click the "Trim" button on the toolbar to open the "Video Trim" window. In the "Video Trim" window, click the "Play" button to play the video. When it comes to the very start position, click the "Set Begin" button to set it as begin point, and click the "Set End" button to set end point, then you will get the segment you want.
If you're not happy with the segment you set, just click the "Reset" button to reset the segment. Click the "OK" button to apply your settings, and then a scissors icon will be displayed at the front of the title/chapter length.
Step 4: Start conversion
After everything is OK, click the "Convert" button to start ripping.
After the ripping completed, click the "Open" button at the bottom of the main interface to browse the output files.
Step 5: Put the converted file on iPhone
Start your iTunes, choose the converted files in the destination folder and drag them into iTunes, then connect your iPhone and add the files from iTunes library.