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Convert DVDs to iPod Video Format
When Apple first released
iPods capable of playing videos and movies, the industry
buzzed and consumers were extremely excited. The early
birds rushed out to purchase them only to be
disappointed that there was a limited number of videos
available to download at
The question then turned to, "how do I convert my DVDs
to iPod format?"
So how do you transfer your
collection* and videos to iPod Video format? It's pretty simple
really. You just need to download a
DVD to iPod Video
converter program. Below is quick tutorial using
Cucusoft's iPod Video Converter
Step #1 -- Install and/or Launch
Lenogo iPod Video Suite (download
a Free Trial Version from Regnow here).
Cucusoft's iPod Video
Converter Suite has a neat, blue user
interface that is intuitive and easy to use. There
should be three buttons to the right of the
interface that says: Video to iPod, DVD to iPod, and
Quit (for quitting the program).
Click "DVD to iPod" converter component before
loading your DVD.
To load your DVD, click ‘Open DVD’ button or
choosing ‘Open DVD’ from the ‘File’ drop down menu.
After loading, several titles will appear on the
list. Here’s a tip: If you want to rip chapters or
segments you like, you can also select ‘Open VOB or
Mpeg’ or ‘Open IFO’ from the ‘File’ menu.
#2 -- Choose the Title you want to convert. You can
right click to "uncheck all".
The main file of the movie should be the longest title. If
you don’t like to convert the other titles (usually
the special features in your DVD), you can remove
them by choosing that particular title,
right-clicking and ‘Remove.’
Step #3 --
Saving Video Files
At the bottom part of the list of chapter titles,
you will see several more options. Look for the one
that says ‘Subtitle’ beside a drop down menu box.
Click on the arrow down radio button to set the
‘Subtitle’ to what you like.
To ‘Output Folder’, enter the full path name or
choose the path where you want to save your video
files by clicking ‘Output Folder.’
#4 -- Click the "Convert" button to start the
You're now done converting your file! Now you just need
to upload it to your iPod. You will need
version 6 or greater to complete the upload.
Don't Forget to
a Free Trial Version of the Lenogo Software from Regnow
by clicking here