Have several pieces of Blu-Ray discs in hand and want to enjoy it on your iPad, iPhone or Widescreen TV through Apple TV? However, to play Blu-Ray movies in iTunes 11 or on Apple devices, Blu-Ray movies will need to be imported to iTunes 11 movies library for transfer to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Apple TV. The Blu-Ray disc will first need be ripped to iTunes 11 supported HD H.264 MP4 or MOV. Then it will be pretty easy for movie transfer to iTunes 11.
This article instruct you step-by-step to convert Blu-Ray movies to iTunes 11 supported HD H.264 MP4 or MOV and add Blu-Ray to iTunes 11 movies library for play Blu-Ray in iTunes 11, transfer to iPad, iPod touch, iPhone or Apple TV to watch on the go.
Prepare: Free download PavTube Blu-Ray Ripper
Step 1: Load Blu-ray Disc/ISO/IFO to BD-ROM
Insert Blu-ray Disc to BD-ROM. If you computer has no BD drive equipped, use an external one via USB connection.
Run the Blu-ray Ripper. Press on the button of “Import BD/DVD from BD/DVD ROM” to load Blu-Ray movies. Keep your computer networked- so that the software can handle BD+ protections properly.
To import Blu-ray/DVD ISO/IFO, press on “Open a *.IFO file or *.ISO file” button
Step 2: Set desired audio and subtitle
Select the main movie from file list. Set desired audio and subtitles language.
Step 3: Choose iTunes 11 supported HD H.264 MP4
In the “Format” drop-down list, choose “HD MP4 Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” category.
If you aim to add Blu-Ray to iTunes 11 for transfer to iPad, iPod touch, iPhone or Apple TV, choose desired video format from the optimized format for devices such as “iPad HD Video (*.mp4)” from “iPad” category.
To convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to iTunes 11 for streaming to Apple TV 3 with AC3 5.1 surround sound, in “Apple TV” category, choose “Apple TV 3 1080p Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” or “Apple TV 2 720p Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” to keep 5.1 sound.
Step 4: Convert Blu-Ray to iTunes 11 supported video
Press the big “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray to iTunes 11 H.264 HD Video or optimized video for iPad, iPhone or Apple TV.
Step 5: Add converted Blu-Ray movies to iTunes 11
Open iTunes 11 on your computer. Choose “File – > Add File to Library…” to add the converted Blu-ray movie to iTunes 11.
If the added Blu-Ray movies are listed under “Home Videos” instead of under “Movies” in Movie Libary. Select the particular movie, click “Get info” in the context menu and change Genre type to “Movie”, it will put them back into your movie folder. Visit detailed guide to move vidoes from “Home Videos” to “Movies” in Movie Libary.
Then you are ready to AirPlay the Blu-Ray movies to Apple TV in iTunes 11, transfer to iPod, iPad, iPhone for watch on the go.