This is a guide about how to convert DVD movie to MP4 format for playback on iPod with freeware, it should be easy to understand.
Step 1. Download Handbrake from this link
Insert a DVD of your choice. If DVD Player opens, quit it. Run Handbrake. Select Detected volume, as shown in Picture-1.
Click Open. Handbrake will detect all the titles on the DVD. If you’re ripping a movie, just select the longest title in the list. If you’re ripping a TV show or something with multiple episodes on one disc, then select the episode you want, as shown in Picture-2.
Step2. In the Destination section, set File Format to MP4 file, as shown in Picture-3.
Set Codes to MPEG-4 Video / AAC Audio, as shown in Picture-4.
Step3. For File, enter the full pathname where you want to save your movie, as shown in Picture-5.
In the Video section, set Quality to Average bitrate and enter 400. This can be as high as 768, but unless you squint you probably won’t see much difference. Higher bitrate = higher quality video = larger file size.
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