1. "Now that I have Apple TV 3, I plan to convert my most frequently watched DVD's to it. What is the best program to do this?"
2. "I own a large collection of movie DVDs. These are conventional pre-recorded DVDs that I purchased in retail stores. What equipment will I need to be able to play DVD on Apple TV 3 smoothly?"
3. “Any one can give me suggestion on how to rip DVD to Apple TV 3, please?"
I'm afraid it will take much time to list all of these questions. We know that Apple TV (Apple TV 3 included) is an ideal entertainment tool for playing digital content. We call it "ideal"--which doesn't necessary mean that it is powerful enough to support the playback of all videos in various formats. Actually, Apple TV 3 only supports H.264 and MPEG-4(MP4) videos. That's why we got so many questions about how to play DVD on Apple TV 3 as above.
Seriously, there is no official way to do this. But still, we find it might be worth trying this alternative--convert DVD to Apple TV 3 compatible format via third-party software called a Doremisoft DVD to Apple TV Converter for Mac. Called as it is, this program is specializing in ripping/converting DVDs to all various video formats, such as MP4, MOV, H.264, FLV, etc. on Mac.
A step-by-step guideline is provided here, showing you how to conduct the conversion from DVD to Apple TV 3 desirable format with the powerful converter.
Note: Windows users can also download the free trial version of Doremisoft DVD to Apple TV Converter for Windows and refer to the below guidelines below to rip DVD to Apple TV 3.
Guidelines on converting DVD movie to Apple TV 3:
Before we begin, it's necessary to download the program, install and then run it. When you enter the interface, you'll be prompted to insert your DVD movie into the disk drive. Then, click the "DVD Load" button to import your DVD movie into the program. You can preview the imported videos on the screen of the interface.
We know that DVDs have got several Subtitles, you can click the "Subtitle" button in the "DVD Loader" panel to choose the one you like. For the audio track, you can also pick your favorite by pressing the "Audio Track".
This great DVD to Apple TV converter includes a plethora of editing features, allowing users to customize the DVD files freely. For instance, you can press the "Clip" menu bar to capture any part of the DVD movie by dragging the triangle sliders or by setting start and end time. Besides, you are allowed to add special effect to the DVD movie as well as customize the video brightness/contrast/saturation, etc.
Click the "Profile" button, you will see a format list full of video/audio formats and lots of optimal presets for different players/applications. As mentioned before, in order to play DVD on Apple TV 3, we should choose "Apple TV"-"Apple TV HD" from the format list. Besides, you can press the "Output" button under the "Profile" to specify the location for saving the converted video files.
In the last step, all you should do is to click the Start button to rip video from DVD to Apple TV 3 for viewing. After a short time, you can get the high quality converted files. After that, you can use iTunes to stream the files to Apple TV 3 freely. Wish you a happy watching!