The first question that strikes users while transferring a DVD file to an iPhone is whether it will support the format. If you are a movie lover and want to have your favorite ones on your iPhone for viewing them while on the move, you can be assured of the format support. It is not at all difficult to find a solution for it. The iPhone 4S is an upgraded version of the fourth generation iPhone 4 which is equipped with a dual core A5 CPU from Apple and 512 MB of eDRAM. The phone has a LED illuminated liquid crystal display of 3.5 mm and is powered by iOS 5 from Apple. The screen resolution is set at 960x640 pixels with a pixel density of 330 ppi (pixels per inch).

This article will guide with the methods that you can adopt to play a DVD movie on iPhone 4S.

Which audio formats are supported by iPhone 4S? iPhone 4S supports the following audio formats:

•AAC from 8 to 320 Kbps

• Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)

•HE-AAC, MP3 (again from 8 to 320 Kbps)


• Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+)

• Apple Lossless

•AIFF and WAV formats

Which video formats are supported by iPhone 4S?
The following video formats are supported by iPhone 4S:
The iPhone 4S can play H.264 video up to 720p at 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats. Additionally, it can also play MPEG-4 video upto 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz. stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

The following steps shows you how to rip DVD to iPhone 4 and transfer DVD to iPhone 4 using DVD to iPhone 4 Converter:

To play a DVD on iPhone 4S you need to rip it first. Once you are done with ripping, you can transfer it to your iPhone 4S for viewing. For this procedure, you will have to make use of an utility tool called DVD to iPhone 4S converter. Follow the steps mentioned below to rip and transfer DVD:

1.Get the latest edition of DVD to iPhone 4S Converter from the internet. Download and install it onto your Mac. Launch the software after installing.

2.Insert the DVD that you want to watch on your iPhone into the DVD tray.

3.The next step is to load the DVD. You can do this by clicking on the ‘Open DVD’ button. From the drop-down menu, choose the output as ‘iPhone 4 480x320 MPEG-4 video’. This is the default DVD quality. You can also choose other formats of your liking.

4.Else, you can also drag your mouse up to the ‘File’ tab and find the ‘Open DVD’ option to launch the DVD contents. You can then view the list of DVD titles.

5.Select the lengthiest DVD title of all. Double clicking on this title will generate a movie preview for you.

6.Preview the movie and click on ‘Start Encode’. The process of DVD ripping will begin.

7.When the encoding ends, append iTunes with the output file of DVD and synchronize them to your iPhone 4S.

That’s it! Your favorite DVD is now ready to be played on the iPhone anytime and anywhere. Users often get perturbed with the process of making a DVD compatible with the iPhone. It is not that difficult a task, especially if you have read the points discussed. Simply download the software mentioned above and you can execute the task all by yourself without seeking any help.

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