How to Play DVD Movies on iPhone
A step by step guide on how to rip, convert and play DVD Movies on iPhone Mac.
As a transcendent mobile, iPhone can be an iPod, a camera, and even a cinema. So, how to play DVD movies on iPhone? There is no doubt you can purchase movies from the iTunes Store ready for iPhone consumption, Things get a bit more complicated when you want to watch a commercial DVD from your collection on your iPhone. So to watch DVD movies on iPhone, you can convert DVD to iPhone with iPhone DVD Ripper. In this tutorial, we will show how to convert DVD to iPhone supported video&audio formats in both ways (free and the easiest way).
Solution 1: Using freeware Handbrake (only works for unprotected DVDs)
Handbrake is a DVD ripping application, allowing you to convert DVD to a video file. If you haven't gotten into Handbrake because you've found it a little confusing or intimidating, here's how to get started.
Step 1. Open Handbrake, click on the icon that says "Source" and click Open and you will be able to see many titles included in this DVD disk. Choose the longest title if this is a movie DVD, or choose your favorite chapter if this is an episode.
Step 2. Now that you've selected the title to rip, you'll need to choose your encoding settings based on the device(s) on which you plan to view the content. If you not so clear about the settings for iPhone 5, here is a detailed guide on Handbrake iPhone Preset, after all settings are completed just click Rip to start ripping DVD movies to iPhone 5 on Mac.
Solution 2: Using all in one DVD to iPhone converter
Compare to Handbrake, iFunia DVD to iPhone Converter is a more powerful and easier Mac DVD to iPhone Converter that will help you to stream DVD movies on iPhone 5 with easy presets. It's priced at only $29 and includes supports for copy protected DVDs. You can download iFunia DVD to iPhone Converter for free here.
Step 1. Run iFunia DVD to iPhone Converter for Mac and insert DVD into your DVD-ROM. In the main window, Click "Add DVD" button to load your DVD. You're able to load movie content directly from your DVD drive or from hard disk if you've copied it here already.
Step 2. Select a output format form the "Output Format" dropdown list and click "Start" to begin DVD to iPhone conversion. The convert progress bar shows you how much of the encoding is completed.
Step 3. Once the DVD conversion is finished, transfer the converted DVD to your iPhone with iTunes. Then you can watch the DVD movies on iPhone wherever you like!
Tips & Tricks
Tip 1: You can select any subtitle and audio track on DVD for ripping to iPhone MP4 video.
Tip 2: You can do simple editing like trimming, cropping, adding special effects and watermark to video by clicking "Edit". Real-time preview provided while editing.
Tip 3: With batch conversion supported, you can append many tasks at one time and iFunia DVD to iPhone Converter for Mac will convert them one by one for saving your time.
Tip 4: You can preview the video by selecting the video and clicking Play in the preview pane. You can also take snapshot and save them as jpg, bmp file while preview.
Now that you've converted the DVD movies into a usable iPhone ready-format, you can do what you like with it. Pull it into iMovie and create e-mail, Web, YouTube, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 5-compatible versions of it and share it with the world. After all, it's your video!