How to Convert DVD to iTunes on Windows or Mac?

Posted by Adam Gorden on May 29, 2020 5:01 PM
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DVD file has its advantages like large storage capacity, high-performance storage, high fax sound quality that makes it still popular among video/ audio field. But it still has its drawback like poor portability and environment demanding. Against the background of global information, digital library is the inevitable outcome and the direction and goals of the development of the iTunes library. As a result, more and more people prefer to watch the movies in their digital devices like iPhone, iPad, and so on.

If you are an enthusiast for DVDs collection, or you have spent a lot of money on DVDs, you may also want to enjoy the wonderful files and movies anywhere at any time. So what kinds of formats dose iTunes support? How can I convert DVD to the formats that supported by iTunes like MP3 on Windows or Mac with high quality? Here will provide you an effective solution.

Part 1. What kinds of formats does iTunes support?
Part 2. Why we can't directly convert DVD to iTunes?
Part 3. How can we rip DVD to iTunes successfully?
Part 4. How to upload the files to iTunes?

Part 1. What kinds of formats does iTunes support?

For video files, iTunes supports QuickTime and MPEG-4 movie files which is MOV, M4V, MP4 format. For audio files, it can read, write, convert between MP3, AIFF, WAV. iTunes can also play any audio files that QuickTime can play, including AAC files from iTunes Store and Audible audio books.

So, if you want to upload the video or audio files in DVDs into iTunes, you should first rip and convert your DVDs in to these formats.

Part 2. Why we can't directly convert DVD to iTunes?

All the DVDs have a data protection system. And Digital Rights Management is one kind of data protection technology to encrypt the video and audio files on the internet. Most of the commercial DVDs are encrypted, so even people download them from internet, they still cannot be played without the authentication.

There are also some other copyright protection techniques used on DVDS.

(1) Region Coding

(2) CSS Scrambling System

(3) Anti-analog device ripping

So it will be difficult for us to convert DVD to the formats that can be uploaded on iTunes like MP4, MOV for our personal use.

Part 3. How can we rip DVD to iTunes successfully?

What you need most is a powerful Video Converter that can perfectly solve this problem for you. Here I will recommend you to use TunesKit Video Converter which is regarded as one of the best DVD ripper in 2020. You may have a more comprehensive understanding about this software after reading the following guides.

No matter encrypted or unencrypted DVDs, they can be easily ripped and converted to any format you want with high quality at 60x faster speed by using TunesKit. So you don't need to worry about the data protection system in DVDs any more. Supporting 250+ output formats and 68+ output devices, TunesKit Video Converter can meet your diverse need for converting DVDs into any formats you want like WMV, MP4, AVI. It also have additional function like trimming, adding watermark/ special effect, customizing codes/resolution.

More functions you need can be found in this professional software, so why not download it and have a try?

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Here we are providing the detailed steps on how to use TunesKit Video Converter to rip DVDs into the formats you want with 3 easy steps.

Step 1 Open TunesKit and Add Target DVDs

Connect your DVD with your computer via a DVD driver. Then add your target DVD into the software by clicking the button in red frame or you can just drag the files in it.

main interface

Step 2 Customize Output Settings and Choose the format

-To convert DVD to the video formats that can be uploaded on iTunes, you should follow these steps. Click 'Format' > 'Encoding mode'> 'General Video' > Choose 'MP3', 'AAC', 'AIFF', 'WAV'.

dvd to itunes video

-To convert DVD to the audio formats, you should follow these steps. Click 'Format' > 'Encoding mode' > 'General Audio' > Choose 'MP3', 'AAC', 'AIFF', 'WAV'.

dvd to itunes audio

Note: TunesKit will provide you 2 converting mode. High-Speed mode can help you convert videos to any format fast and lossless. Encoding mode allow you to convert any formats you want like MP4, MOV, MKV with high quality and devices like iPad, iPhone, Game Consoles.

Step 3Start to Convert or Rip DVDs

After you have chosen your output format, click 'Convert'. And you can find your converted files will be placed on the third button on the top of the interface. You can have a check there.

converted video

As you can see above, TunesKit DVD to iTunes Converter is very easy to operate and understandable, so you can download it and use it on Windows and Mac. At the same time, in addition to DVD, other formats can also achieve mutual conversion. Its lightning converting speed can provide you the ultimate enjoyment.

video converter

Key Features of TunesKit DVD Ripper:

  • Rip a DVD to in any format like MP4,MOV easily
  • Convert DVD or videos without quality loss
  • Edit DVDs with built-in video editor
  • Convert over 250+ videos and audios
  • Easy of use with clear navigations
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Part 4. How to upload the files to iTunes?

Step 1. Connect your iPhone with iTunes via a USB cable

Step 2. Open iTunes and Authorize this computer

Step 3. Click 'File' > 'Add File to Library' to add your files into iTunes

add file to library

The Bottom Line

If you still have the question about rip DVD or have no idea of how to converting to other formats, you can leave your comments below. And TunesKit will be your optimal choice to convert DVD to iTunes.

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