This is the step by step user guide that shows you how to rip DVD movies and TV shows to MP4 format, convert video files from various sources to MP4 format and download and convert YouTube videos to MP4 format so that you can watch DVD movies and TV shows, video files and YouTube video on all popular MP4 music players including iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, etc.
Below are the detailed steps about how to rip DVD movies and convert video files to MP4 format using Clone2Go DVD to MP4 Converter:
Step 1. Import DVD movies and video files
Insert the DVD disc into the disc drive, click the "Open DVD" button to import it if you are going to watch a DVD movie on your MP4 player. Or if the DVD movie is saved as a folder on your computer, you need to click the "Add Video" button to locate that folder, which is composed of two separate folders: VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS. From the VIDEO_TS folder, select the .vob file to import and then click "OK".
You can also import video files stored on your PC by clicking the "Add Video" button. The supporting formats are shown as follows:
Audio Files (*.mp2, *.mp3, *.wav)
Windows Media Files (*.avi, *.wmv, *.asf, *dvr-ms, *ms-dvr)
MOV/MP4 Files (*.mov, *.mp4, *.3gp, *.m4v, *.qt)
Real Media Files (*.rm, *.rmvb)
Flash Video Files (*.flv)
MKV Video Files (*.mkv)
AviSynth Scripts (*.avs)
Other Video Files (*.mpg, *.vob, *.dv, *.m1v, *.m2v, *.dat, *.amv)
Step 2. Choose the output format
From the drop-down list of "Profile", navigate to the "MP4 Video" category. From the sub-category, you can choose the most appropriate output format.
Note: From the profile graph above, we can learn Clone2Go DVD to MP4 Converter also applies to ripping DVD movies and converting video to video/audio formats for iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, etc.
Step 3. Start to encode
Now you can click the "Start Encode" button to starting ripping DVD movies and converting videos for your MP4 player.
Note: The output video files are easily available by clicking the "Folder" button on the main menu after the ripping/converting process is done.
Below are several additional tips:
Tip 1. Trim the video
If you only need a certain part of the DVD/video, you can drag the "Start to trim" and "Stop to trim" buttons to get the DVD/video clip after it is imported.
You can also specify the "Start Time" and "Stop time" at the bottom right panel of the interface (under "Profile").
Tip 2. Download YouTube videos
If you want to watch YouTube videos on your MP4 player, you can click the "YouTube" button on the main interface. In the pop-up window, copy and paste the URLs of the YouTube videos one by one.
Tip 3. Customize profile
If you are still not satisfied with the profile you choose, you can customize the parameters such as video codec, video size, video bitrate, video framerate, audio bitrate, audio sample rate, etc.
Tip 4. Batch import and convert DVDs/videos
Clone2Go DVD to MP4 Converter allows you to batch import DVD movies and video files and batch convert DVD movies and video files as well.