How to Backup & Rip DVDs for Android?

Watching DVD movies on DVD players at home has never been a problem for us. The question is, what if you’d like to enjoy your favorite DVD movies when on the road? Bringing several discs along tend to be inconvenient, not to mention they jump on the most crucial scenes and are prone to scratches. Now that Android-based devices have rocked into the mainstream, there’s an easy way taking DVD movies alongside, i.e., ripping DVD and putting movies onto your Android tablet or phone. The process is easier than you may think, here I would throw this quick tutorial up on how to rip DVD to Android compatible video formats.

First, the most important piece of the equation is that you have a DVD Ripper software hooked to your PC. There are many programs out there that allow you to make copies of your DVDs and let you watch them the way you want to view them. If you’re looking for ease of use, and don’t mind spending $40, I’ve had success using Pavtube’s DVD Ripper to convert DVD discs to a format playable by my Asus Transformer Prime and Samsung Galaxy Note. I’ve found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. Continue reading »

The Way for Splitting a large vide file into several small files under 4GB

Nowadays, most folks are fond of watching movies on their tablets. If you ever wanted to put some large movie files over 4GB to your Android tablets including Galaxy Tab, Asus Transformer Prime, Sony Tablet, Toshiba Thrive, Kindle Fire, and Nook Tablet, you will find playback even recognition is a blue moon. The reasoning behind Android’s omission is that those android-based tablets only recognize SD cards formatted in FAT 32 which limits a single file size less than 4GB. To get those large video files over 4GB work normally with your Android tablet, you can convert/compress multimedia files and lower resolution files still will look fine. Anyway, Is there any other solution for this?

Maybe it has something to do with the fact that Android users are more likely to actually want to enjoy the media (e.g. Blu-ray, DVD Discs, MKV, AVI) they own in a manner that best fits them, not big brother. It seems we not alone and Pavtube brings the Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate software, a perfect application to not only split large video files into smaller pieces but also convert them to your required formats while splitting. Continue reading »

How to: Transfer/Stream iTunes movies to Android Tablets or smartphones using Mac?

For those that own iOS Devices like iPad, iPhone 4s, iPod, it is really easy to stream and enjoy iTunes movies from Mac. However, things turn to be different when it comes to an Android device. iTunes movie seems to be a forbbiden fruit for Android Tablets and smartphones. The reasoning behind Android’s omission in the digital movie realm can be speculated and theorized till DRM(Digital rights management) death. To have the full access and control of your purchased iTunes videos, movies, and TV shows, you may have to remove DRM from iTunes and convert the DRM-protected contents to fits for Android devices. Here I am sharing my experience to help those who wanna transfer iTunes movies to Android with Mac. Along with some help from the third-party software.

There are many programs out there that allow you to make free the iTunes m4v movies out of DRM restriction on Mac and let you watch them on Android the way you want. The iTunes movie to Android Converter for Mac, entitled ChewTune (recommended) ranks top on the DRM removal application list. Continue reading »

How to copy a Blu-ray movie to Nook Tablet?

Nook Tablet offers up a seven-inch IPS display with full lamination, videos up to 1080p and 11.5 hours of battery life. It is a really a nice Android Tablet for personal entertainment. Besides starting the fun right away with Netflix and Hulu Plus pre-loaded to instantly watch HD movies & popular TV shows, we can also enrich our digital entertainment on Nook Tablet by transferring your favourite Blu-ray movies to Nook Tablet. This article here will show you the easiest way to get the Blu-ray movies ported over the Nook Tablet. In addition, I also share something on how to get best HD video quality.

In the first place, you should have a Blu-ray to Nook Tablet converter installed on your computer. Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper is a good choice. Besides Blu-ray discs, it also can help you handling with DVD discs, DVD ISO or IFO image files. Below is a simple guide to tell you how to rip a Blu-ray for playback with Nook Tablet in best HD video quality. Continue reading »

Best DVD Ripper for Nook Tablet – Convert/Put DVD iso to Nook Color in full screen

As an famous an ereader, the Nook Color Tablet also doubles as a portable multimedia device capable of browsing the web, playing video, music, games, and a lot more. In the December of last year, Nook Color got major software update, added Netflix streaming which could access to popular movies and TV shows streamed through Netflix. However, Barnes & Noble still hasn’t added a service that allows you to rent or buy movies (on either the Nook Color or Nook Tablet). Despite lack of official support, you can put and play your favourite movies on the Nook Color Tablet. Now, I’m talking about my own experience on getting DVD iso movies ready for nook color playback in full screen.

First of all, the most important piece of the equation is that you have a DVD ripping software hooked to your PC. If not, Pavtube DVD to Nook Tablet Ripper is recommended to you. It’s an all-in-one tool. With it, you can rip and convert DVD and DVD iso/ifo image file to almost all popular formats, And it also helps you find the main movie of DVDs for backup to save your time and Storage space. I tried several softwares and I can tell you that NO ONE comes even close to the simpleness and great quality that Pavtubes softwares deliver. The time it takes to convert in this software is almost half that in other. Below is how.

Guide of Ripping DVD iso to Nook Color Tablet H.264 mp4 for playback Continue reading »

Below are several threads on how to play wmv files on Nook Tablet:
Q1: Nook App to Play WMV?
…I don’t suppose there’s an app for Android that plays my vast collection of WMVs, is there? I’m going to have to convert them ALL, aren’t I?

Q2: wmv on nook tablet
How to play a wmv video on nook? I’m trying on stock player. Will a different one work?

Q3: Transferring WMV files from Microsoft Windows PC to Nook Tablet?
I am leaving for long vacation with my new Thrive… regarding a detailed process for transferring WMV from my home PC. Even when I get them to “file management” and try to open, I get the message “sorry, file is not playable”…

As far as I know, Nook Tablet supports but only MPEG-4/H.264/H.263 video playback. Some reviews also said that Android-based Tablet does not have native support for WMV/WMA multimedia files. So if you just have some WMV videos and want to enjoy them on your Thrive tablet, you have to transcode and convert them to H.264/MPEG-4/H.263 video format compatible with the Nook Tablet while there is no WMV player for Android Tablet that can handle the wmv files for Nook Tablet. I’m sharing my experience to those who feel like putting WMV files to the Android Device.

In this case, we need to get some help from the third-party software. Pavtube Video to Nook Tablet Converter is recommended as a best tool to help you complete the wmv to Nook Tablet h.264 mp4 conversion with high definition quality. I recommend this one because I tried four video encoders and it is the only one that converts h.264 video without sync issues and the program is faster than other converters. Below is how. Continue reading »

Nook Tablet Video Converter – Convert 1080p videos to Nook Tablet

The Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet is a decent portable media player for us to enjoy HD videos. Besides starting the fun right away with Netflix and Hulu Plus pre-loaded to instantly watch HD movies & popular TV shows, we can also enrich our digital entertainment on Nook Tablet by downloading and copying our favourite movies to the Android-based slate for viewing anywhere. As you see, the Nook Tablet supports playing HD video content in a wide range of multimedia formats(H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VP8, 3GP, 3G2 MKV, WEBM), And most of the times you can enjoy AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV videos on Nook Tablet, but thing happens when you can not play AVI files properly or missing audio when playing MKV videos on Nook Tablet. Besides, there lots of other formats (VOB, MPG, TS, TiVo, etc) that Nook Tablet does not support. In that case, to play these videos on Nook Tablet, you need to convert them to H.264 or MPEG-4 encoded format first. Here I would share with you a good way that ends up with optimal video conversion for your Nook Tablet. Along with some help from the thrid-party software.

There are many programs out there that allow us to complete the video to Nook Tablet conversion. Video Converte varies. Pavtube Video to Nook Tablet Converter is the recommended as a best tool to achieve this. It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality conversion of all HD videos. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. You may download and install trial of Pavtube Nook Tablet Video Converter and try it out. Continue reading »

An .iso file is a disk image, which can be burnt onto a DVD disc. And nowadays, many movie lovers used to ripping and backing up copy of DVD movies in the ISO format on their mac. DVD iso files always play wonderfully on the Mac. However, if you want to put the DVD iso files to Nook Tablet for enjoying, you will find playback is a blue moon. The reason why you can’t play DVD iso movies on Nook Tablet is uncompatible codec. DVD iso is encoded with MPEG-2 while Nook Tablet only supports MPEG-4 and H.264, H.263 videos. So before copying the DVD iso image files to Nook Tablet, converting DVD iso to the Android based Tablet compatible formats is necessary for you.

In order to rip/package DVD ISO to Nook Tablet in full screen under Mac OS X, we need a DVD ISO Converter. DVD Ripping tool varies, However, when it comes to handling DVD iso and DVD Discs on Mac, Pavtube DVD Ripper stands out from the rest. Specially designed for DVD video zealots who use Mac OS, the program can achieve all kinds of DVD ripping tasks. It can convert DVD ISO image files to Nook Tablet with the easiest way. What’s more, this ideal program adopts advanced audio and video encoding technology, which will never bring you troubles of audio and video out of sync issues. Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac is on sale at the company’s site through Nov. 25, 2011 if you choose this option.

Below is the easiest way to convert DVD ISO/IFO to Nook Tablet on the Mac. Continue reading »

Question: I have lots of HD movies formatted .m4v from iTunes store, I wonder if the Nook Tablet can play these m4v files?

As you see, Apple uses M4V files to encode TV episodes, movies, and music videos in the iTunes Store. The copyright of M4V files may be protected by using Apple’s FairPlay DRM copyright protection. The unprotected M4V files without AC3 audio may be recognized and played by Nook Tablet by changing the file extension from “.m4v” to “.mp4″ using a Video to Nook Tablet Converter. To play a protected M4V file, the Nook Tablet needs to be authorized. Unfortunately the Android devices have not get a license to play DRM contents, which means DRM protected M4V movies will not play on the Nook Tablet.

However, there must a way to enjoy the DRMed iTunes videos on Nook Tablet. As far as i know, the best solution is to remove DRM from the m4v videos and convert them to Nook Tablet compatible formats (mp4 or vp8) along with some help of the 3rd party tool. When it comes to free iTunes m4v videos from DRM restriction/protection, Pavtube ChewTune is about as good as it gets. The DRM remover will easily make free iTunes m4v videos out of DRM-protected contents. Moreover, video and music purchased from Amazon and Digital Copy from Blu-ray/DVD can be also converted to fit your Nook Tablet and other Android devices. Continue reading »

Can Nook Tablet download/play DivX AVI videos?

Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet is convenient to take along when we have a long journey. The 7.0-inch slate has a satisfactory battery life and it can play videos up to 9 hours. So we can put our favourite movies to the Android-based Tab for enjoying everywhere. However, the Nook Tablet now only supports certain videos in H.264, MPEG-4, H.263 and VP8 formats. If you have copied some DivX AVI files to Nook Tablet, you will find playback is so difficult. Then how to enable the Nook Tablet to handle the DivX AVI movies smoothly? If you are concerned about this, read the aritcle below carefully.

As far as i know, the best solution to watch DivX AVI videos on Nook Tablet is to convert DivX to MP4. Along with some help of the 3rd party tool. Here Pavtube Nook Tablet Video Converter is recomended to you. The tool supports a wide range of video formats. like TiVo, MXF, MVI, EVO, VRO, VP6, MTS, M2TS, ASF, MOD, TOD, DV, RM, RMVB, MOV, 3G2, QT, VOB, MPG, MPEG, MKV, FLV, F4V, AVI, WMV, 3GP, H.264, DviX, XviD, etc. Most 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 720i HD footages shot with cameras also can be handled well. Continue reading »