The 2017 new iPad from Apple is a 9.7-inch tablet computer. It is more powerful and heavier than the iPad Air 2, its height and screen size are the same as the original iPad Air, and its design is also nearly the same as the first Air tablet. However, unlike the iPad Air 2, this generation of iPad does not have a fully laminated display and lacks an anti-reflective coating. Unlike the iPad Pro, it also does not have a Smart Connector and only features a dual-speaker system.
Media playback ability of 2017 new iPad
For media enthusiasts, you may be more concerned about the media playback capability of this new generation of iPad. The good news is that it has the same video and audio playback specification as iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4 since it also has the ability to playback 4k resolution video. However, for DVD movie collectors, you may be disappointed to find that you still get no chance to play your favorite DVD disc movies on 2017 new iPad. The main reason is that the new iPad 2017 lacks the optical drive to read the data store on your DVD disc, in addition, the iTunes program that manages media on your iPad, doesn’t import DVD content the same way it does music from a CD, this leaves you with no way to watch the DVDs that you’ve paid for on your tablet. Perhaps you can choose to repurchase all your DVD collection in the iTunes store, but that can be expensive, especially if you have a large DVD library.
Rip DVD for new iPad 2017 playback
Fortunately, with DVD to iPad Ripper application, you can easily extract the content on DVD disc and then sync the files to iPad via iTunes. It won’t be difficult for you to find a DVD Ripper software on the market, the problem is that you may find some program lack the ability to handle the copy protection on DVD disc, others are too complicated to operate, there are still some programs may be even unable to produce new iPad 2017 supported playback formats. Fortunately, here comes Pavtube BDMagic for Mac, a powerful, simple to use yet workable program which can powerfully and automatically bypass all DVD copy protection and region codec including Region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc from encrypted DVD disc with its built-in disc decrypter. It has full support for DVD disc, Video_TS folder and also DVD IFO/ISO image file.
As for the core output option, it not only facilitates you to rip DVD to 2017 new iPad compatible H.264 or MPEG-4 file formats, but also enables you to flexibly adjust other output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc, to get new iPad 2017 best compatible playback settings listed below:
– H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AACLC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
– MPEG4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AACLC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
Tips: To get better output file quality, it would be much ideal for you to choose a high standard definition video “H.264 HD Video” as the final output file format. In addition, some HD DVD will use an aspect ratio of 16:9, it may not match with the display screen aspect ratio of your 2017 new iPad (which display video with aspect ratio of 4:3), then there be black bars around the video when viewing the produced video on iPad, then it would be essential for you to change the output video aspect ratio from 16:9 to 4:3 with the “Crop” function in the program’s editing window to let it fit with the new iPad 2017 display aspect ratio.
Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is available on macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9, etc, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Windows version – Pavtube BDMagic for Windows 10/8.1/8/7. The program keeps constant update with perfect capability to handle disc encryption used on many recently released DVD moviess. What’s more, the final results produced by the program are pretty high quality, the quality of the converted video is almost identical to the content on the DVD disc.
How to Rip and Play DVD Movies on New iPad 2017 on Mac?
Step 1: Import DVD Movies.
Download, install and run this DVD ripper. You can load DVD by clicking “File” > “Load from disc”. Or load DVD Folder by clicking “File” > “Load from folder” or load DVD IFO/ISO image by clicking “File” > “Load IFO/ISO”.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, here, it would be much ideal for you to choose the “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.
Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.
click “Settings” on the main interface to adjust output profile settings to make them fit with your new iPad 2017, you can set the output video codec as “h264”, audio codec as “aac”, video frame rate as “30fps”, video file resolution as “1980×1020”, video bit rate as 2.5Mbps, audio sample rate as 48000hz, audio bit rate as 160000bps to make them fit with new 2017 iPad best playback settings. If you choose to output to stereo audio or Dolby Audio, please set audio bit rate as 1008000bps and sample rate as 48000Hz.
Step 4: Adjust output video aspect ratio.
Go the “Crop” tab in the “Video Editor” Window, switch to the “Advanced Mode”. To change output video aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1, here, just choose iPad accepted 4:3 aspect ratio. Once you select the “Display aspect ratio”, the “green crop frame” will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video “Size (pix)” in “Settings” section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.
Step 5: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the ripping process from DVD to 2017 new iPad best compatible video, audio format, resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate, bit rate, etc conversion process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Add converted files to iTunes library on your Mac computer, connect your new iPad 2017 to the Mac computer with its equipped USB cable, then sync the converted DVD movies from iTunes to your 2017 new iPad via iTunes.