This guide will describe how to convert DVD Disc to M4V HD file on a Mac that it can be played on the iPhone, iPad and other media players of your choice. You could also use this guide to rip your own DVD and output as any other file formats such as DVD to MKV. The Windows-based process is exactly the same as the Mac’s.
To convert DVD to M4V on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 macOS Sierra, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac is highly recommended.
With this dvdmedia converter for Mac, you can convert dvdmedia files to MP4, MOV, M4V as well as various other popular formats like MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MPG, 3GP, etc on Mac OS X. In fact, this dvdmedia converter can enable you not only convert dvdmedia files, but also rip ISO as well as rip DVD to MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc for playback on various kinds of portable devices, including iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab 4, Amazon Fire Phone, Google Nexus 10, Kindle Fire HDX, etc with excellent quality. Moreover, video editing functions like clip, rotate, add watermarks, adjust video effects, etc. are provided. Download the program and start the dvdmedia conversion under Mac OS X.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
If you wanna to convert Blu-ray movies to M4V format, here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (or Blu-ray Ripper for Mac ) is right for you. It is not only a Blu-ray Ripper, but also work well with DVDs, just like the Blu-ray Player can work with DVD disc well.
Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as VOB , WMV, MP4, MOV , FLV, MKV files to M4V, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What’s more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.
How to easily convert DVD Disc files to M4V on Mac
Step 1: Load DVD movies
Launch the dvdmedia converter Mac program and go to “File” menu > choose “Load from folder” to browse and import the dvdmedia files you want to convert.
Step 2: Select MP4/M4V as the output format for Apple Devices and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Common”. Under the sublist, you can find the “H.264 Video(*.mp4)”, “M4V – MPEG-4 Video(*.m4v)” which are both the perfect formats for you to put Blu-ray video onto iTunes/iPhone/iPad for playback.
Tip: If you need, you can also click “Settings” to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.
Tips: Edit DVD movies (Optional)
You can even use its provided Edit feature to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and setting 3D effect so on.
Step 3. Start ripping DVD to M4V
The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting DVD movies to M4V format files.
More Tips. add DVD movies to iTunes
After the conversion, click on “Open” button to access to the videos you ripped. Open your iTunes and import the Blu-ray (now in iTunes friendly video format) to its Movies library by clicking File -> Add File to Library.
After that, you can transfer and watch DVD on iTunes or your iPod Touch 5, iPhone 5, the new iPad, iPad Mini, Apple TV 3 and more Apple devices freely. On Apple TV, I browse the iTunes library for the movie and it plays smoothly and at full quality. I don’t think it could get much simpler (unless of course, Apple provides native support for DVD which doesn’t seem likely).