You can convert DVD movies for Zune with special software. And if you’re not sure why you would want to do this, ask yourself the following questions. Ever wanted to bring your DVD collection with you wherever you go? Have you ever thought to yourself why you should download a movie that you already own on DVD? Do you want to have the convenience of being able to watch any of your favorite movies anytime and anywhere you want?
If you answered yes to either one of those questions, then you my friend need video conversion software. The goal of this software is to take whatever source of video you have and converting it into an MP4 file with 320 x 240 video resolution, so it can be supported by your Zune media player. A typical DVD movie would take up 500 to 700 megabytes when converted, which will not be a problem for your huge Zune memory capacity.
The first type of software you will need is DVD ripping software. This allows you to take the video and audio from the DVD and save it in your computer or laptop. Just pop in your DVD and the program will instantly recognize it. Follow the simple instructions to rip from the DVD. After you have ripped from the DVD, you will end up with a file that has the extension .VOB. This is the first step in obtaining movies for Zune.
The ripped files are still not compatible with the Zune player and that means you still need to convert them. The second type of software you need is something that will convert that DVD file into an MP4 file. This will make the file playable in your Zune media player.
Just open the program and select the files you want converted. The software will then proceed to transform the .VOB files into MP4 files.
The two softwares mentioned above can be found in some websites online and come free with their unlimited downloads of movies for Zune deals.