[Wine] Enjoy DVD and Video on Your iPod Touch/Nano/Classic(Windows/

joanwong wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Apr 29 04:51:48 CDT 2009

iPod is now very popular among you. You anxiously love to put video or audio on it.
However, the problem is that iPod only supports MP4 and H.264 format. So your many favorite DVDs and videos can only be put aside for the format.

Here I would like to share you two software tools to solve this problem. 
They are Tipard DVD to iPod Converter (http://www.tipard.com/dvd-to-ipod-converter.html) and Tipard iPod Video Converter (http://www.tipard.com/ipod-video-converter.html). 
This guide includes two parts:
Part 1: How to enjoy DVD on iPod 
Part 2: How to enjoy video on iPod 

Part 1: How to enjoy DVD on iPod 
Step 0: Download Tipard DVD to iPod Converter (http://www.tipard.com/download/dvd-to-ipod-converter.exe).

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/dvd-to-ipod-main.jpg ]

Step 1: Load DVD.
Click "Load DVD" to add your DVD contents.
Step 2: Set output video format
Click "Profile" button from the drop-down list to select the exact output video format that is the most suitable for your iPod.
Step 3: Click the "Start" button to start the conversion.

1: How to join your selected chapters
If you want to merge several chapters into one file you can choose them and click the "Merge into one file" to do it.
2: How to split your video
The "Trim" function also servers as a video splitter for you to get any time-length video episode. You can set the "Start Time" and "End Time" to set the time of the clip or you can directly drag the slide bar to the accurate position. 

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/tutorial/dvd-to-ipod/trim.jpg ]

3: How to crop off the black edges and adjust the size of video play region
By using the "Crop" function you can crop the black edge of your video and you can also drag the line around the video image to adjust the video play region to fit for your portable devices. 

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/tutorial/dvd-to-ipod/crop.jpg ]

4: How to save your favorite picture
If you like the current image when preview video, you can use the "Snapshot" option. Just click the "Snapshot" button the image will be saved and you can click the "Open" button next to "Snapshot" button to open your picture.

Part 2: How to enjoy video on iPod

Step 0: Download and install Tipard iPod video converter (http://www.tipard.com/download/ipod-video-converter.exe)
Step 1: Click “Add File” to load your video

[Image: http://www.tipard.com/image/guide/ipodvideos.jpg ]

Step 2: Click the “Profile” button to select your favorite iPod video
Step 3: Click “Start” to start your conversion.

You can also use the powerful editing functions such as using “Snapshot” to catch your favorite image and “Trim” to get any clip of your video and so on.

If you are using OS X system, please go to Tipard DVD to iPod Converter for Mac (http://www.tipard.com/dvd-to-ipod-converter-for-mac.html) and Tipard iPod Video Converter (http://www.tipard.com/video-converter-for-mac.html).

Good News:
Recently Tipard Studio has released Tipard iPod Transfer Pro (http://www.tipard.com/ipod-transfer-pro.html) and Tipard iPod Transfer Pro for Mac (http://www.tipard.com/ipod-transfer-pro-for-mac.html). The Pro version has more functions and more powerful. Besides Tipard iPhone Transfer (http://www.tipard.com/iphone-transfer.html) are also available now. The usage of it is similar to the iPod Transfer.

These software tools can help you solve big problems so that you can enjoy your digital life at ease. 
One click, one surprise!

Mac MKV Video Converter (http://tipard.com/mkv-video-converter-for-mac.html)
Mod Converter (http://tipard.com/mod-converter.html)

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