As one of the most amazing tablet in 2011, iPad 2 featurs an entirely new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad while maintaining the same 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen and up to 10 hours of battery life.


While the new iPad 2 is a great device for watching movies and videos, one feature that it's missing is the ability to stream video and movies to it from an iTunes library on your computer. Although Apple hasn't made a way to stream content from your computer to your iPad and iPad 2, there are several ways to Stream and play DVD movies on iPad or iPad 2.


Stream DVD movies to iPad/iPad 2 with DVD to iPad converter

For starters, you can use the best DVD to iPad converter and best iPad video converter software. With the built-in iPad/iPad 2 presets, you can easily convert your local video or DVD movies to iPad-ready formats.


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The step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Run iFunia DVD to iPad converter, and load DVD files into the program.

Step 2: Choose iPad playable format. ( Click on "Output Format" drop-down list to quickly select iPad/iPad 2 as the output format. You can also join several DVD chapters into one single files,by check "Merge" to make it.)

Step 3: Start DVD to iPad conversion by clicking on "Start" button.

Step 4: Stream DVD to iPad on Mac via iTunes.
1) Connect iPad to PC.
2) Choose "File – > Add File to Library..."

3) Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad icon.


Stream DVD movies to iPad/iPad 2 with Air Video app

If you want to stream and play DVD movies on your iPad yet still manage to save as much hard drive space as possible then Air Video is an easy to use and affordable solution. Why waste storage space if you don't have to? With this app you can stream movies either from an online or local PC.

Stream DVD movies to iPad/iPad 2 with Air Video app

Air Video also supports TV output and subtitles. In order to send video to your TV all you need is a Dock Connector to VGA Adaptor which only costs $29 and provides a clear streaming 1024×768 resolution.


At this time due to DRM restrictions you won't be able to stream any movies purchased from the iTunes store. Music videos, Podcasts and any DRM-free videos will stream just fine though. In order to stream movies to iPad using this app you simply need to run Air Video Server on your Mac or PC, and you'll be up and running in no time!