Complete Tutorial to Convert Protected DVD to iPad for Free Quickly

Complete Tutorial to Convert Protected DVD to iPad for Free Quickly

Kevin Miller

January 16, 2020 11:00Updated by to Rip DVD

“Over the year I’ve amassed a really large DVD library. Anyway legal way to stream DVD to iPad at home?”

“Is there a way to use a portable DVD player on iPad?”

“How do I get DVDs onto my iPad? I have tried HandBrake but it won’t work.”

Compared with other players, iPad is a good tool to watch movies during long journeys or other scenarios. You may not have time to sit down and play discs with a DVD player. Thus, why not convert DVD to iPad compatible format? You can watch DVD on iPad with any video player freely.

There are many online and offline DVD to iPad converter software. However, you cannot use HandBrake to convert DVD to iPad due to copy protection, as well as other open source DVD rippers. Fortunately, you can get detailed steps to copy protected DVD to iPad here. Just read and follow.

Convert Protected DVD to iPad for Free

Part 1: How to Rip DVD to iPad with Best Free DVD Ripper

It is Blu-ray Master Free DVD Ripper that can help you rip and commercial DVD to iPad, iPhone, iPod and other portable devices with zero-loss quality. Moreover, you can extract audio from DVD and save as MP3, AAC, AC3 and other formats. The DVD to iPad freeware can rip DVD to any video or audio format for iPad playback in fast speed and high quality.

Main Features of DVD to iPad Converter Freeware

How to Convert DVD Movie to iPad Compatible Formats with Copy Protection

Step 1

Free download, install and launch the best DVD to iPad converter. Insert a DVD disc into the DVD drive.


Step 2

Click “Load Disc” to get all DVD movies. Highlight the video, unfold the “Profile” list and select the compatible format from iPad list.

Load Disc

Step 3

Click “Edit” to edit the selected DVD video. You can adjust video brightness, contrast, saturation, hue and other details.


Step 4

Adjust iPad profile settings from the “Settings” list. At last, click “Convert” to rip DVD to iPad on Windows 10 for free.


Part 2: How to Transfer Movies from DVD to iPad

After converting DVD to iPad format, you need to put DVD on iPad using PC or Mac. AnyMP4 iPhone Transfer Pro can transfer videos, music and other files to iPad compatible formats. To some degree, you can regard the program as a DVD player for iPad. Because you can watch DVD on iPad without converting. In addition, you can also transfer and manage data between two iOS devices without losing date quickly by using iPhone Transfer Pro.

Main Features of iPad Transfer Software

How to Put DVD Movies on iPad or iPhone without iTunes

Step 1

Free download iPad transfer software. Launch the program after the installation. Then connect iPhone to your computer with a lightning USB cable.


Step 2

All of the data will be shown as categories in the left pane. Select the data type in the left pane. Browse and choose the ripped DVD movie you want to put on iPad. You can select different files at the same time.


Step 3

Click the “Add” icon on the top. Choose your iPad’s name to copy DVD to iPad using Windows.

Add Data

Part 3: How to Convert DVD to iPad with Handbrake

Handbrake is another free DVD to iPad tool to rip DVDs to iPad supported formats on Windows, Mac and Linux. Here, you will get detailed steps to convert DVD to iPad with Handbrake.

Step 1

Run Handbrake on your computer, and insert your DVD to the optical drive. Then, the program will scan your DVD automatically.

Step 2

You can click "Toggle Presets" on the top of Handbrake. Then, you can select "Devices" section. Since you want an iPad format output, you can select "iPad" as the output format.

Step 3

Click "Start" button to begin the process. It may take a few for the converting process.

As we all know, Handbrake can't rip protected DVDs. If you still want to convert it to iPad supported format, you can use Free DVD Ripper in Part 1.

Handbrake DVD to iPad

Part 4: FAQs of Converting DVD to iPad for Free

1. How do I add a DVD to my iTunes library?

iTunes does not support DVD playback, and you have to convert DVD to iTunes supported formats, and then import the DVD into iTunes. Step 1. Click Load Disc to import the DVD files into Free DVD Ripper. Step 2. Select MP4, MOV or M4V from the drop-down list of Profile. Step 3. Click Convert to rip DVD to iTunes supported formats. Step 4. Run iTunes, click Add to Library from the drop-down list to add the converted DVD files into iTunes library. Here is the detailed guide to import DVD to iTunes.

2. How to watch DVD on iPad without converting?

For watching DVD on iPad without converting, you should play the DVD files on Mac with the DVD drive or the DVD player, and then mirror Mac to iPad with AirPlay feature.

3. Can you transfer a DVD to iPad?

No, you cannot transfer the DVD disc, folder or ISO file to iPad directly. You have to convert DVD to iPad supported MP4 or MOV firstly, and then use the iPad transfer software to put DVD files into iPad. You can check the details from the above parts.

That’s all for how to stream DVD to iPad with copy protection for free. Now you can watch DVDs on iPad offline whenever and wherever you want. Thanks to the fast DVD ripping and transferring speed, you can get DVDs on iPad in minutes. Still have questions about DVD to iPad software? You can feel free to contact us.

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