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10-20-2009, 06:01 AM
How to rip Blu-ray files to Apple TV?


As people have shifted their attention from general DVD and HD DVD to Blu-ray discs, the popularity of Blu-ray movies is overwhelming. At the same time, people’s requirements of dealing with these Blu-ray files to do other use are also arising, like ripping to Apple TV for hooking up to home theater, so as to enjoy them in high quality and wide screen comfortably and leisurely with no matter best friends or family members. However, lots of people still hasn’t got a practical tool to assist them to finish this work. In purpose of meeting people’s this need, my post here will focus on this point and aim to show you how to rip Blu-ray files to Apple TV in detail.

The software I will use is named Pavtube Blu-Ray Ripper (http://www.pavtube.com/blu-ray-ripper/). Okay now let’s go through its step-by-step instruction together.

Step 1: Download, install and then launch Pavtube Blu-Ray Ripper (http://www.pavtube.com/blu-ray-ripper/)

After launching, a modern and nice designed wine red interface will show up as below, which offers three ways to import Blu-ray files, namely, through “DVD Rom”, “DVD Folder” and “IFO/ISO”.


Step 2: Select Apple TV format and set destination folder

Since Blu-ray files are loaded, what you should do next is selecting an Apple TV format as output format via clicking on the drop-down list of “Format”.


As soon as you click on the drop-down list of “Format”, the following interface will appear, select “Apple TV” firstly, and then choose a format which can fit your needs, here I select “Apple TV H.264 1280x720(*.mp4) for instance.


Meanwhile, if you want to combine all the Blu-ray files into one file, so that there are no intervals while playback, you can tick checkbox “Merge into one file” to achieve this goal. In addition, this program will automatically indicate a save path to store the output .mp4 files, suppose you do not like use the default path, you are allowed to specify a destination folder by yourself via hitting the folder icon at the end of “Output”.

Step 3: Set advanced settings

If you want to adjust video and audio parameters like aspect ratio, codec, bit rate, frame rate, etc., you can do it on the window below through pressing “Settings” button. Generally speaking, to get better quality, you should change the input figures into larger values, but one thing you must pay attention that it will produce larger file size at the same time.


Step 4: Rip Blu-ray files

Once all the above mentioned three steps are completed, now just press “Convert” button to start Blu-ray ripping. The ripping work will be finished at speed without any audio and video out of sync issues. After done, you can click on “Open” button to get the output .mp4 files for your Apple TV effortlessly.

10-28-2009, 05:31 AM
As a new coming Windows 7 user, you must have felt troublesome to get an available DVD ripper to work on it. Before its appearance, you may do all the things as below on your old OS, like window XP, Windows Vista smoothly without any difficulties, like ripping your DVD movies for backup with another blank DVDs, or ripping some of the DVD clips which are attractive enough into portable devices like iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, BlackBerry, etc. for playback. But why when it comes to Windows 7, all things do not go well? We have to admit that nowadays, lots of DVD rippers in the market lack supports to Windows 7, which is an undoubted fact. Fortunately, there are also some rippers that can work well on Windows 7, and Pavtube DVD Ripper (http://www.pavtube.com/dvd-ripper-works-in-windows7.html) is such a useful ripper among them. To relieve the trouble of Win 7 users, this article here will show you how to rip DVDs to iPod, iPhone, PSP, BlackBerry, etc. on Windows 7 via the help of Pavtube DVD Ripper (http://www.pavtube.com/dvd-ripper-works-in-windows7.html) step by step, just feel free to get what you need from it.