Movkit DVD to iPod Ripper: An Overall Look

DVD to iPod Ripper from Movkit is a versatile program for converting all types of DVD, IFO and VOB files to iPod video and audio formats. The conversion enables you to watch your favorite DVDs on various Apple iPod devices like iPod Nano 3, all models of iPod Touch, iPod Classic, iPod 5 and also Apple TV. It also helps you to back up your DVD collection to iPod video.

The software will run on Windows Vista, 2003, 2000 or XP operating systems. The computer should have RAM of minimum 512 MB and 100 MB free space on the hard drive. The processors can be either AMD or Intel, but must be having a minimum speed of 1 GHz.

Conversion Formats

All types of DVD file formats are supported for input including VOB and IFO formats. These formats can be converted to MP4 iPod video format and also audio formats like MP3, AAC, M4A and others which are compatible with iPod audio. The decoders and encoders are built into the software and hence do not depend on Codes provided by Windows. The software also has the capability to convert DVDs which have CSS encryption.


To make the conversion uncomplicated, the software has many output settings stored in different profiles. You need to choose among these profiles for output settings that best suit the iPod device you are converting. Profiles eliminate repeated keying in of settings and save a lot of time.

Editing Features

DVD to iPod Ripper provides various controls to enhance the video. You can adjust the level of contrast, saturation, volume and brightness. The software also allows adjustment of multi-angle DVD. Selection of an audio track is possible, and you can also add subtitles and position them as required in your output. Trimming the required segments is easy by setting their timing or by setting their starting and ending positions. There are various options for cropping the video to sizes like full screen, 4:3, 16:9 and so on. You can also visually select an area for cropping which makes it very convenient.

Preview Function

All edits that you make can be seen in the Preview before you actually start the conversion process. This provides the scope of making further adjustments before you finally start the actual conversion.

Easy Interface

The software has quite an uncomplicated interface and all the buttons and menus are straightforward and explicit. The need for a tutorial or guide is usually not felt for operating this software.

Full Optimization of Output

DVD to iPod Ripper can automatically detect your processor capacity and optimize the output accordingly. It takes full advantage of a dual core processor of Intel or the Athlon 64 x 2 from AMD. The automatic optimization gives you faster speed of conversion and also better video quality. The software also has multithreading capabilities which provides for multiple processing without compromising on speed.