Monday, June 23, 2014

Convert DVD movies to MOV with multiple audio & subtitle tracks

This article tells how to convert DVD to MOV with several languages (audio tracks), so we can watch them on iDevices smoothly.

If you have some DVD movie collections, you may wonder how to play DVD movie on your iOS devices with the option of switching audio tracks to get different languages. However, not all videos output from a multi-track DVD can keep the original video effect, intact audio tracks and subtitles in different languages. How to have complete movie content yet unimpaired audio/video/subtitle components after copying DVD?

Don't worry, this DVD to multi-language MOV tutorial will help you out to backup DVD to MOV keeping all your wanted audio tracks. So you can watch them on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch smoothly.

To accomplish all the tasks, Pavtube ByteCopy is really recommended. This ByteCopy works as the pro version of normal Blu-ray/DVD ripping tools, which is capable of rolling off Blu-ray/DVD protection and transcode your movie to MOV format with best quality.

Mac version is available here: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac; well support Mac Mavericks!

How to copy DVD to MOV with multi-track for playback on iOS devices?

Step 1. Launch ByteCopy and load disc

Click the "Load file(s)" icon to import DVD disc, DVD ISO image files and DVD folder.

Step 2. Choose Multi-track MOV

Click the "Format" drop-down list and choose "Multi-track Video > Multi-track MOV(*.mov)" for IOS devevices.

Step 3. Adjust settings (Optional)

Click "Format" to adjust video settings like video size, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

Switch to "Audio" tab, you can free choose wanted audio tracks and set the audio channel.

Step 4. Start conversion.

Back to main interface and click the big "Convert" to start converting DVD to multi-track MOV for playback on iPad, iPod, iPhone. After conversion, click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video.

Transfer and watch Multi-track MOV videos on iDevices

1. Get a multi-track player installed on iDevices

Search words like "multitrack player" on App Store and you can find plenty of players that support multi-track mov. I use VLC Media Player for IOS so just show how it works in this guide:

Find VLC for iOS in AppStore and install it to your iOS devices.

2. Transfer your multi-track MOV videos to iDevices via iTunes.

Connect your iDevices to your PC via USB cable, switch to App tab, find VLC icon, click "Add" to add converted multi-track mov into this app.

3. Play multi-track MOV movie with desired audio track with VLC on iDevices.

Open VLC app on your iPad or iPhone, find the transferred mov video and you are able to select any audio track when you watching the movie on iDevices.

Money-saving Trip:

ByteCopy($42) + Video Converter Ultimate($65) = Only $79.9, Save $27.1
ByteCopy($42) + DVD Creater($35) = Only $44.9, Save $32.1