Best way to convert DVD to iPad mini 3 format for watching

The new iPad mini 3 offers a 7.9-inch Retina display with a resolution of 2048×1536 (326 ppi), A7 64-bit architecture chip and M7 motion coprocessor, and 1080p HD video recording.  However, the new iPad Mini 3 is quite appropriate to watch DVD movies on plane, train, boats and subway for light weight, modest size and better pixel density offering crisper images.

As we know,  iPad mini 3 does not recognize DVD disc and folders. It could only view video types in .MP4, H.264 and MOV format. So, you will have to rip DVD to iPad mini friendly video, then transfer them to iPad mini 3 for playing.


This article will show you the fastest & best way to convert DVD to iPad mini 3 (also supports iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2). In this page, you will find the fastest way about how to put DVD movies to iPad mini 3, the reason and software you need to put DVD movies to iPad mini 3, as well as how to do this.

iPad mini 3 supported video formats

H.264 video up to 1080p in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio  ;

MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio;  learn more


Quick guide: Convert DVD to iPad mini 3 video format


Step 1:

Free Download an install the DVDChef software ( WindowsMac ) onto your computer,

You can use the trial version of DVDChef (5 trials for converting, no limitations), or purchase the DVDChef using this link.


Step 2:

Then,  just start  DVDChef software, and click “Load DVD Drive” to import DVD files to this software,



you will see the loading option of “Main movie” or “All movies”, now just tick the “Main movie” option to load the main movie files from this DVD



Step 3:

OK, now select the Output format video profile for iPad mini 3 , here we choose “Apple” -> “iPad mini 2″ 


Step 4:

After that,  please click the “Convert” button to start the DVD conversion process, for converting DVD to iPad mini 3, the output files also compatible with iPad mini 2, iPad Air 2, iPad 4, iPad3/2/1 and Apple TV.

Step 5:

When the conversion task is completed,  you can transfer the converted DVD movies in MP4 video to iPad mini 3 via iTunes.


Note: DVDChef software is only for personal use, if any question, please feel free to contact us

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