How to Play DVD on iPad/Android Tablets?

Nowadays more and more people like to watch movies on portable devices like smart phones, iPad or Android tablets, because these devices are more flexible in playing videos at anytime and anywhere. However, what to do if our favorite movies are in DVD disc? Is there any DVD Player for iPad or Android? Is there any external DVD Player for iPad? Frankly speaking, the answer to these questions may disappoint you. Because at present there is no way to play movies in DVD disc on iPad or Android tablet directly, and there is no external DVD Player available for iPad. But don’t be discouraged, there are still many workaround tools available that can help you watch DVD content on iPad or Android tablet.

DVD Player for iPad

DVD Player for iPad

Part 1: DVD Player for iPad/Android with Streaming Function

5KPlayer can work as a free DVD Player for iPad and Android for its streaming feature. Firstly it can play 4K/1080p/360° HD videos, DVDs and radio with revolutionary design. Then it’s able to wirelessly stream video via AirPlay & DLNA without quality loss. So it’d be a good choice to help you play DVD on iPad/Android tablet. 5KPlayer is available for both Windows and Mac version, so no matter you own a Windows PC or a Mac, you can use it to stream DVD between iPad/Android tablet and your computer.


Part 2: Best DVD to iPad/Android Converter – AnyMP4 DVD Ripper

Another method to play DVD on iPad or Android is to convert DVD to digital formats that is compatible with iPad/Android. AnyMP4 DVD Ripper is an excellent DVD to iPad/Android converter which can convert DVD to any popular video formats like MP4, M4V, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV and more.


How to Use AnyMP4 DVD Ripper as DVD to iPad/Android Converter

Step 1: Download and install AnyMP4 DVD Ripper on your computer.

Step 2: After the application is launched, click “Load Disc” button after you insert a DVD disc to the drive.

Load Disc

Step 3: If you want to edit the DVD video before ripping it, just highlight the DVD file and click the corresponding button according to your need.


You can click the “Clip” button to enter the “Clip” Window, then you can freely set the starting point and ending point to customize the segment. You are allowed to preview the clipped video. After you confirm that you have clipped the necessary video segment, just click “OK” button to save the settings.



You can enter the 3D setting window by clicking the “3D” button.

Check the box of “Enable 3D Settings” and make detailed settings at your will.



Click the “Edit” button in the main interface, then you are able to rotate video, add video effects and add watermark in the format of image or text to your DVD video.


Step 4: lick the inverted triangle icon besides the Profile option, then choose one output format you prefer. For iPad playback, you can set the output format as H.264 or MP4 format. For Android tablet playback, you can choose AVI, MKV, MP4, FLV, etc. as output format.


Step 5: Finally, click the “Convert” button to convert DVD to video formats.

After the DVD is successfully converted, you can load the converted DVD content to iTunes and sync it to your iPad. Or you can transfer the converted DVD to Android tablet with USB cable.

Extended Reading: The Best Player to Play DVD/Blu-ray Disc/Folder/ISO Files

If you are looking for a powerful video player to play DVD, AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player deserves your try.


author Posted by Ted Klarso to Player
April 22, 2019 17:41

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