Question about the new iPod Nano...

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Tim117, Sep 20, 2007.

  1. Tim117 macrumors regular

    Jan 6, 2007
    BC Canada
    You all know the device I'm talking about.

    How do I put videos from a DVD onto the video?

  2. ivi7 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 17, 2007
    I am not sure if this is what your asking for but if you want to convert a dvd to mp4 so you can play it on your nano you ll have to use this, handbrake
  3. Quiara macrumors regular


    Sep 17, 2007
    Yup. I have that exact model and for the last several days, I've been putting my Firefly DVDs on it. ^_^
  4. sonictonic macrumors 6502a

    Mar 25, 2006
    Central Coast, California
    That red is so nice lookin.

    I too aree with Handbrake by the way.

    Nice picture, too. You have nicer hands than most people who post these types of closeup shots, hehe. :)
  5. Crager724 macrumors member

    Aug 9, 2005
    God's Country
    So what settings are you guys or gals using in Handbrake?

    Plus, if you rip a DVD to watch on a Nano and then plug your Nano into a TV (via the $49 cables) what kind of picture will you get? Will it Nano small or will it fill the screen?
  6. Phil A. Moderator

    Phil A.

    Staff Member

    Apr 2, 2006
    Shropshire, UK
    I use the following settings in Handbrake: MP4 File, MPEG-4 Video /AAC Audio with the FFmpeg encoder. Bitrate of 1500 and a overall size of 640x480 (for widescreen movies the height will reduce). I use FFmpeg because it rips DVDs far quicker than the other one (I get 95 fps with ffmpeg).
    If you rip with these settings, the video quality is somewhere between VHS and DVD when you play it through the TV and the picture will fill the screen
  7. kajitox macrumors 6502a


    May 2, 2007
    use the default ipod lowrez. highrez is far too big a file; lowrez will get you about a 600mb dvd, if im not mistaken. and the quality is just fine.

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