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Watch DVDs on your iPad with Aiseesoft DVD to iPad Converter

Though stocked with iPad-specific profiles, DVD to iPad Converter can also rip discs to other device formats.

I’ve taken my iPad on a few road trips this summer, and I can say without reservation that it absolutely rocks for watching movies.

Of course, I’m not about to pay iTunes’ ridiculous prices to watch movies and TV shows I already own on DVD. Instead, I’ll just rip those discs to an iPad-friendly format.

If you’re interested in doing likewise, check out Aiseesoft’s DVD to iPad Converter. The software works like most other DVD rippers I’ve used. Pop in your disc, choose an iPad output profile (H.264, MP4, or HD MP4), and click Start. Then go get a cup of coffee (conversion takes time).

Not an iPad user? Converter also supports “general” video formats like MOV, M4V, and iPod/iPhone/Apple TV MP4, so you should be able to create files compatible with your iPod, iPhone, Android phone, and other devices.

Before you head to the comments to champion freeware fave Handbrake, keep in mind that that program can’t rip copy-protected DVDs without a third-party add-on, and it doesn’t have iPad-specific profiles. (In fact, it hasn’t been updated in nearly two years.)