How to rip DVD, convert video and download YouTube to iPod

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  1. dudude

    dudude Banned

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    Below is the step by step tutorial about how to put DVD movies, video files and online YouTube video onto Apple Chromatic iPod Nano.

    First, lets take a look at the video formats the new iPod nano accepts:

    H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
    H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
    MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.

    In order to enjoy DVD movies, video files and YouTube videos on the iPod nano, you need to rip the DVD movies and convert the video files to the video formats iPod nano recognizes, and then transfer the output video files to your iPod nano with the sync of iTunes Library.

    The tool you will need is [Click here to view the link]. And below are the detailed steps:

    1. Add DVD movies, video files or YouTube video

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    Insert the DVD disc into the disc drive, click the Open DVD button to import it if you are going to enjoy a DVD movie on your iPod nano. 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 AUIDO_TS. From the VIDEO_TS folder, select the .vob file to import and then click OK.

    You can also import videos stored on your PC by clicking the Add Video button. The supporting formats are shown as follows:

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    If you want to enjoy online YouTube videos on your iPod nano, click the YouTube button on the main interface. In the pop-up windows, copy and paste the URLs of the YouTube videos one by one. There will be a list of the added YouTube videos, which will be downloaded automatically one by one. And the downloading status is clearly shown on the list. After the status of all of them indicates Completed, you can tick whichever videos you want to watch on your iPod nano.

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    After the DVD movies, video files or YouTube videos are imported, you can preview it on the main interface. If you only want a clip of the DVD/video, you can drag the Start to trim and Stop to trim button to get the certain segment.

    2. Choose a proper profile

    From the drop-down list of Profile, you can select the most appropriate profile:

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    Note: From the profile graph above, we can learn [Click here to view the link] also applies to converting DVD movies, video files and online YouTube video to video formats for iPod touch, iPod classic, iPhone, Apple TV, etc.

    3. Start to encode

    Now you can click the Start Encode button to starting ripping DVD movies, converting videos or downloading and converting online YouTube videos for your iPod nano.

    Note: The output video files are easily available by simply clicking the Folder button on the main menu after the ripping/converting process is done.

    4. Move the output files to iPod nano

    Open iTunes, click File on the main menu. From the drop-down list, select Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library. And now you can put the converted files or folder to the iTunes Library. Connect your iPod nano to PC and now you can transfer the converted videos to your iPod nano with the sync of iTunes.
     
  2. darkFX

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    Or you could use the retard proof FreeStudioManager.
     
  3. MGb5

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    Is there anyway to do this for a Mac.
     
  4. darkFX

    darkFX Contributor

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    Download freeVideoSoft and there ya go!
     
  5. MGb5

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    It does not work for mac. My friend was telling me about Handbrake. I think. I'll give it a try.
     
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    dudude

    dudude Banned

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