People are ripping DVD to 500GB Seagate Portable Hard Drive externally to create video on demand, to create a DVD collection, to play DVD on a plane while travelling, playback DVD videos on smart TV/Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones/tablets, or laptops, while preventing you from searching for the DVD you want from shelf to watch everytime and keep DVDs from scratching. Seagate Portable Hard Drive works as a fast portable drive or as a robust mobile media server for you and all you need is an Internet-connected device to browse and seamlessly enjoy DVD content stored on Seagate Portable Hard Drive. Now start taking the cinema home or on the go!
In fact, it's easy to copy DVD movies to 500GB Seagate Portable Hard Drive as long as you got a DVD Ripper in hand. There is a number of DVD Ripping software available like Freemake to help you convert DVD videos if you want to backup DVDs to Seagate Portable Hard Drive for playback on your portable device. These software programs vary, so you might be confused when you have to choose one. If so, you are recommended to use iFastime Video Converter Ultimate. It's rated as the best solution out there to rip DVD movies to Seagate Portable Hard Drive.
You have a great many choices only depending on what your purpose of using the output video file.
1. Backup DVD to VOB/DVD folder: fast speed, original DVD quality and structure, convenient for future DVD burning;
2. Convert DVD to PC/Mac General Video: diversified choices, different formats for various purposes, smaller file size;
3. Rip DVD to Device Video: Play DVD on iPhone/iPad/Android/Apple TV/Surface/TV/other portable devices in mobile way
Here we recommend MP4 as the output format when ripping DVD to Seagate Portable Hard Drive with comparatively well preserved video quality, small file size and wide uses.
Free Download iFastime Video Converter Ultimate:
1. Load DVD content
Insert your DVD disc into DVD drive, Launch the program and click the "Load file(s)" button to import the DVD movies. DVD, ISO/IFO files are also supported. You can select chapters as you want.
2. Choose output format
Click Format and choose MP4 video from "Common Video" or "HD Video", which can be recognized by Seagate Portable Hard Drive well. If you want to copy DVD to Seagate Portable Hard Drive for playback on Samsung Galaxy TabPro/S2, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+/S6, Microsoft Surface Pro 4/Book, BlackBerry Priv, Xperia Z5, Apple TV, TV, etc. there are optimized presets for these devices. And then click the Browse button to specify an output folder to save the converted files.
3. Advanced Settings
With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
4. Start converting DVD to Seagate Portable Hard Drive
Finally, hit the "Start conversion" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD to Seagate Portable Hard Drive compatible video files with the best quality. Once the conversion is finished, click "Open" to quickly find the converted movies.
This DVD to Seagate ripper is sufficiently powerful to optimize DVD to make it perfectly match different uses. It could rip your DVD to Seagate Portable Hard Drive: Central 2TB/3TB/4TB Personal Cloud Storage compatible H.264 video, MPEG-4, and Motion-JPEG for video, and AAC, MP3, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV for audio with excellent output video quality. You are free to compress a DVD to smaller file size and save the space for storage. Best of all, it allows you to copy your DVD movies to Seagate Portable Hard Drive with original structure or main movie only. So why not to get the useful software immediately? For mac users, here is the mac version.
Please follow this procedure to load content onto your Seagate in Windows:
How to verify and update firmware
To verify whether you have the latest version of the firmware on the Seagate, open the Public folder and click on the "Manage the Seagate Central" link. Once logged in, go to "Settings" and then click on "Advanced" and "Firmware Update". On the right-hand side, click on "Check for update" and apply any updates it may find.
Please follow this procedure to load content onto your Seagate from a Mac computer:
How to verify and apply firmware on the Seagate
To verify which version of the firmware is on your Seagate, open the Seagate's Public folder and click on the "Manage the Seagate Central" link. Once logged in, click on the "Settings" tab, then click on "Avanced" on the left-hand side of the window. Click on "Firmware Update." Click on "Check for update" on the right-hand side and apply any updates it finds. (More reference)
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