It is really troublesome to find your living room full of Blu-ray disc in which there are a wealth of movies. Have you ever thought of ripping and watching them on an iOS device like iPhone or iPad (Air, Mini, Pro) during transit to kill the time when you have to commute long distances to work by subway every day? If your answer is yes, you have definitely come to the right place.
Part 1: Introduction to iPad Air 2019
It is a pleasure to watch those wonderful movies from Blu-ray onto your iOS player. Among all the iOS devices, I find iPad Air the best. Why? Delightfully beautiful, extremely thin, and impressively light weight designs, iPad Air is the perfect tool for watching movies on the go. The iPad Air 2019 release date was Monday, March 25, 2019. One of the outstanding features is that iPad Air 2019 colors consist of silver, gold and Space Gray – the latter has a black front, while the others are white. And iPad Air 2019 screen uses Apple’s True Tone display technology to better adapt to environment. With 8MP back camera, 7MP FaceTime HD Front camera, you are able to take as many vivid pictures as you want. Now let’s compare the features of iPad Air 2019 and iPad Air 2 tablet.
iPad Air 2019: 250.6 x 174.1 x 6.1mm; 456g
iPad Air 2: 240 x 169.6 x 6.1mm; 437g
Air 2019 has a larger 10.5in display while the older version is 9.7ich, and its Air 2019 supports (P3) wide color display ranges and is nearly 20% brighter than the iPad Air 2. With A8X chip, iPad Air 2 cannot compete with the latest one with A12 Bionic processor. What is more, iPad Air 2019 is able to offer 256GB storage.
With the advent of portable tablet like iPad Air 2019, almost all the Blu-ray movies enthusiasts may tend to make digital version of their Blu-ray discs and enjoy the full HD quality movies on iPad Air anywhere they go. Though watching the Blu-ray movies straight on iPad Air can be a hassle, it is not impossible, all you need is a Blu-ray converter. Below, we will share with you some famous Blu-ray converters in the market, the Blu-ray Ripper, MakeMKV and VidCoder. Pick the one you need.
Part 2: How to convert Blu-ray to iPad Air 2019 with Blu-ray Ripper?
Leawo Blu-Ray Ripper allows you to rip the both Blu-ray and DVD discs and convert the movies for playback on iOS devices. And it is capable of converting your Blu-ray/ DVD movies to any possible video & audio formats you can imagine (such as FLAC, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, M4A, MP2, MP3, OGG, RA, AU, WAV, WMA, MKA). What is more, it has many more features which let you change the level of compression. Luckily, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper has what it takes to vanquish the built-in disc restrictions like AACS encryption and the BD+ copy protection used on Blu-ray disc or DVDs so that you don’t need a separate utility to decrypt your Blu-ray disc.
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Step 1: Free download Leawo Blu-ray Ripper
Run the installer to install this Blu-ray to iPad converter on your computer.
Step 2: Load Blu-ray movies
Launch this Blu-ray to iPad converter after installation and then click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button to browse source Blu-ray movies for loading. You could load Blu-ray movies from disc drive or folders as you like. The program would ask you to select movie loading mode from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. After loading, you could play back source Blu-ray movies with the internal Blu-ray player, select subtitles and audio tracks, edit loaded Blu-ray movies, etc.
Step 3: Set output profile
Next to the “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button, you could see a clickable drop-down button (displayed in “MP4 Video” by default). Click it and then select “Change” option to enter the Profile window. Select a profile that is compatible with iPad Air 2019 on the Profile panel, like MP4 or MOV from Format tab, or directly select from Device tab.
For special needs, you could customize the video and audio parameters of output profiles by clicking the “MP4 Video > Edit” option. You could change video codec, audio codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, resolution, frame rate, channel, and other parameters.
Step 4: Start Blu-ray to iPad Air 2019 conversion
After output profile settings, return to the main program interface and click the big green “Convert” button on the menu bar. A right side bar would pop up and ask you to set an output directory in “Save to” option. After that, click the “Convert” button at the bottom. This Blu-ray to iPad converter would then start converting your Blu-ray movies immediately.
Step 5: Transfer converted Blu-ray movies to iPad Air 2019
1. Open iTunes and connect your iPad Air 2019 to your computer.
2. Click “File” tab in iTunes to add local file to iTunes library. You could select the converted Blu-ray movies in the directory you set in step 2.
3. Click on iPad Air 2019 icon, follow the path “On This iPad>Movie>Add To” to stream videos from local computer to iPad tablet.
Note: 1. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper for Mac helps you convert Blu-ray movies to iPad tablets on iMac and MacBook.
2. You could also use Leawo’s iTransfer to transfer converted Blu-ray movies to your iPad Air 2019. Check how to transfer videos from PC to iPhone for details.
Part 3: How to convert Blu-ray to iPad Air 2019 using MakeMKV?
MakeMKV is available for both Windows and Mac OS, which can help make a full-size, 1080p MKV video file from your Blu-Ray disc. In addition, the MKV format can store multiple video/audio tracks with all meta-information and preserve chapters. And once you have your MKV, you can shrink it, convert it, or modify it as you like.
Step 1. Launch MakeMKV, insert a disc in your optical drive, then click the big button that looks like an optical drive. MakeMKV will read the disc, then display its contents. Click this to scan the titles on your disc.
Step 2. Once MakeMKV has done the scanning process for titles, you can notice a list of items in the left-hand panel of the program. You are able to choose which titles you want to rip here, including special features, deleted scenes, and anything else on the disc. Select just the tracks you want to rip.
Step 3. Next, you need to choose the folder where you would like to place the MKV file on the right side of the interface. Make sure the hard drive you keep has plenty of free space. You can see an estimate of how big the file should be in the Info section.
Step 4. Click the “Make MKV” button with the green arrow, and it will take a while to rip your movie. A green progress bar will show you how far along the process is.
Step 5. You can follow the step 5 of Leawo Blu-ray Ripper.
Part 4: How to convert Blu-ray to iPad Air 2019 via VidCoder?
VidCoder is a tool that is capable of ripping most DVDs and Blu-Ray discs, and the videos ripped can be converted to a variety of formats, which includes MP4, MKV, and more. The encoding settings are easy to customize, which makes VidCoder a boon for the advanced user. However, like most DVD ripping applications, VidCoder cannot defeat the CSS encryption found in most commercial DVDs.
Step 1. Launch VidCoder and select your video source from the drop-down list of the interface. If you have a DVD in the optical drive, it will appear on the list and you can select it. Then VidCoder will automatically detect the video and audio for you and auto-name the output file, which will take for some time.
Step 2. You will see the pre-defined profile settings for you to select from the Preset dropdown. In fact, these profiles will help you simplify the process of choosing output settings. If converting specifically for one of the Apple devices listed in the preset list, click it and the settings will be automatically applied in the Output Settings tabs. And set the Preset as you need.
Step 3. After you have set the parameters you need, select “Add to Queue” and then select “Encode”. Your video will begin to convert. Usually, a progress bar will display how far along you are in the process. Finally, you are ready to play that MP4 file on your favorite device or media player.
Step 4. To convert Blu-ray movies to your iPad Air, you can utilize Leawo’s iTransfer.
Extra: Is possible to play Blu-ray ISO on iPad?
Before we rip the Blu-ray movies, we need to figure out is it possible to play Blu-ray ISO on iPad in advance? If you have ever tried to watch Blu-ray movies, or a Windows Media Video, you have already found some of the iPad’s limitations. Once you know which formats the iPad does support, you can often convert the file before uploading it to the device. Let’s keep reading to find out the media file formats iPad Air supports.
In fact, the iPad natively supports many of the common video formats used today, including:
H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, mp4, and mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second;
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
Therefore, after you rip Blu-ray movie with MakeMKV, you may need Leawo Blu-ray ripper to help you convert the video format.
Steadily becoming thinner and lighter over the years, the popular tablet iPad Air is now ideal for horizontal viewing, whether you’re on the couch or wrapped up in bed. With Blu-ray Ripper, watching Blu-ray movie on iPad Air is no longer complicated.