Summary: If you want to rip and convert Blu-ray to iTunes supported video formats so that you can import Blu-ray movies to iTunes (iTunes 11) library for syncing with iPad/iPhone/iPod etc, just read this step by step guide.
As you know, iTunes could only recognize video files in MP4, MOV, M4V, which means you can’t play Blu-ray on iTunes directly(Videos upon Blu-ray disc have been in High definition format, many are usually in. m2ts file extension that is not based on apple iTunes). Plus, Apple’s popular devices like iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV are all using iTunes to manage the digital music and video files on them. That is to say, no matter you just want to watch Blu-ray movies on your iTunes or wanna sync to your iDevices, you need firstly to convert Blu-ray to iTunes videos and then import Blu-ray to iTunes on Mac for freely playbackw ith your device like iPad (iPad mini 2), iPhone (iPhone 5S/5C), iPod and iTunes.
To complete the ripping, a tool is needed which you can use to remove the strict Blu-ray protection and region restrictions and rip Blu-ray movies to iTunes video very quickly while retaining great video quality. (For Windows Users: UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper is an ideal app for you to rip Blu-ray to iTunes(iTunes 11)), iPad, iPod/iPod Touch, Apple TV, iPhone and more. Besides, it also can help you to convert Blu-ray, DVD to almost any other common video format such as VOB, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV or backup the BD, DVD keeping the whole movie structure as you need. If you are running on Mac, pleas turn to the UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. Now just download it and follow the tutorial below to rip and import Blu-ray movies to your iTunes (iTunes 11) library on Mac.
Free download the Blu-ray to iTunes Converter for Mac:
How to Convert Blu-ray movie to iTunes on Mac with high video quality
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies
Place the disc from the BD drive. Launch the Blu ray to iTunes converter; click disc button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. Loaded Blu-ray movies can be previewed in the right preview window.
Step 2. Decide on output format
Click the drop down box of “Format”, through which it is possible to select iTunes highly compatible format like H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 from “Common Video” profile list. If you want to add the Blu-ray movie to iTunes on Mac for play on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices.
Tip: If you need, you can also click “Settings” to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.
Tips: Edit Blu-ray movies (Optional)
You can even use its provided Edit feature to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and setting 3D effect so on.
Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray to iTunes on Mac
The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to iTunes (iTunes 11) files on Mac.
Step 4. add Blu-ray movies to iTunes
After the conversion, click on “Open” button to access to the videos you ripped. Open your iTunes and import the Blu-ray (now in iTunes friendly video format) to its Movies library by clicking File -> Add File to Library.
After that, you can transfer and watch Blu-ray on iTunes or your iPod Touch 5, iPhone 5S/5C, the new iPad, iPad Mini 2, iPad Air, Apple TV 3 and more Apple devices freely. On Apple TV, I browse the iTunes library for the movie and it plays smoothly and at full quality. I don’t think it could get much simpler (unless of course, Apple provides native support for Blu-Ray which doesn’t seem likely).