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How to Rip Encrypted or copy-protected DVD to iPad

If you've got an Apple iPad, one of the things you probably want to do is watch movies on iPad's wide screen. After all, the large, high-resolution screen makes iPad absolutely perfect for watching any kind of video from HD movies and TV shows to podcasts and music videos including MPEG-4, and it's a lot easier to carry around than a laptop or portable DVD player.

The problem is that Commercial DVD titles are often encrypted, which prevents you from either copying them to your hard drive, or playing the resulting files even if you are able to copy them. For both Windows and Mac users, we need a third-party software which could bypass copyright protection automatically. The following step-by-step guide will show you the detailed operation of how to copy protected DVDs with iFunia DVD to iPad Converter for Mac (download).

Step 1 Load the Protected DVD files to DVD to iPad Converter for Mac
Run iFunia DVD to iPad Converter on your Mac and then insert the copyright protected DVD disc into your DVD driver. Click the big button "Load..." to load your DVD disk, you may see the name of DVD Movie disk if you insert DVD disk before running this DVD ripper tool (see the image below to have an idea). This may take up to a minute or two depending on the contents of the DVD and the speed of your optical drive.

Step 2 Select the Protected DVD movie titles you'd like to convert
A protected movie DVD usually has several titles. However, only the first title is the content of the protected DVD movie (you may recognize it from the 'Length',), the other titles are the theatrical trailers. You may remove these titles. Just check the first title option and convert all chapters of DVD movie content to one single video file.

The shorter titles on the DVD are usually the video backgrounds used in the DVD menu screens and DVD extras like movie trailers. Unless you are a graphic artist, you probably don't want to convert these titles.

Step 3 Set Output format without Copyright Protection (Protected DVD supported)
iFunia DVD to iPad Converter can bypass DVD copyright protection and copy protected DVDs. In the Destination-Setup section of the interface, choose the right preset for your iPad device in the Convert-to drop-down menu. You can also change the output settings to make the video look the best on iPad.

Step 4 Hit Start to rip Encrypted or copy-protected DVD to iPad for Mac
After all the above things done, copying protected DVD has been approaching the end. Now you only need to click "Start" to finish copying your Encrypted or copy-protected DVD. This professional DVD to iPad Converter for Mac is specially design for Apple iPad, aiming to enable iPad users an exquisite experience of viewing DVD movies on your iPad’s widescreen.

Note: If you are using Windows, please go to iFunia DVD to iPad Converter for Windows

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