DVD to MP4 Converter Software – How to Watch DVDs on an iPod, Zune, PSP or Apple TV

Do you ever watch or listen to a video that you love, and feel like you just need to have the song on your portable video player? Well, there’s a fast, fun and easy way to rip DVDs and convert just what you need into MP4 files for playing on your iPod, PSP, Zune, AppleTV or any portable video player. There are DVD to MP4 converter software programs available on the Internet. All you need to do is download the software, a few mouse clicks and you will have an MP4 file that you can upload to your favorite portable device . Listed below are a few prominent DVD to MP4 converters.

  • The ImToo MP4 video converter offers customized settings including high speed batch processing of selected video segments into MP4 files. It’s a great choice for new and experienced users alike.
  • With the Xilisoft DVD to MP4 Converter , you can rip particular segments of a DVD into MP4 files, settings for custom file size, target sub-titles and audio soundtracks.
  • MP4Converter is another DVD to MP4 converter with all the above mentioned customizations, including sound normalization and different versions for Windows and a MacOS X.
  • Handbrake is an open source DVD to MP4 converter. Meaning that the full version is free to download and use. While all the above mentioned are available for free download, they are shareware versions, which you can try and buy if you like. Handbrake is completely free, GPL-licensed and available across multiple platforms.

While this list is by no means all inclusive, it does give a fair snapshot of the range of products available for ripping DVDs to MP4 files. Which one you choose probably depends on what kind of video player you have and whether you’re willing to fork over some twenty odd bucks to buy the software. At the end of the day, though, it’s worth it, since you don’t have to pay to download MP4 versions of each video.