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How to Convert and Play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface RT or Pro Tablet

Finally, the Microsoft Surface Windows RT arrived at us while the Surface Windows Pro is still on the road. Separately powered with Intel and ARM chip, these Surface Tablets are born with so many expectations. Featured a 10.6-inch, 16:9 widescreen ClearType HD Display, both Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro are ideal for movie and TV show watching. However, Surface still not comes with DVD-ROM the same as other Tablets. So if you want to play your favorite DVD movies on Surface RT or Pro, you'll need to convert DVD to Microsoft Surface supported video files such as MP4 first and then transfer them to your Tablet for playback.

To achieve your goal smoothly, below is a great tutorial for you, which mainly tells you how to transfer and play DVD movies on Surface Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro Tablet easily and fast. Just follow it.


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Pavtube DVD Ripper (Currently on Sale - 30% Off for Halloween Treats). If you need to run the software on Mac OS, please download the DVD to Surface Converter Mac.

The program is an easy-to-use and wonderful DVD ripping tool to help you convert both homemade and commercial DVD movies to Microsoft Surface MP4 videos for unlimited playback. Besides, it can also rip DVD to all other popular video formats like AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, FLV, MPG, etc. for playing and sharing on iPhone, iPad, Archos, Zen, Blackberry, Samsung, Asus, etc. All you have to do is load the DVD (ISO, IFO, DVD Folder) movies, choose the output format as "Microsoft Surface" and wait to get the videos with optimized settings for playback on Surface RT or Pro. Just download the right version and follow the below guide to download and put DVD movies onto Microsoft Surface Windows RT or Windows 8 Pro for smoothly playback.


How to Convert DVD to Microsoft Surface Tablet compatible video formats

The below guide uses DVD Ripper Windows screenshots. The way ripping DVD movies to Surface on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version.

1. Import DVD movies
Click "DVD disc" button to choose and import DVD movies from your computer's hard drive to the program. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window. You can adjust the video volume and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.


2. Select output format
Click "Format" bar, you can get optimized videos for Surface Tablets under "Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4)". If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.


3. Start DVD to Microsoft Surface conversion

After all the above settings, simply click "Convert" button to start converting DVD files to Surface MP4 video. Just wait for the converting process to be done. After that, find the converted videos in your output folder and transfer them your Surface Tablet with cable. In this way, you can play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro and enjoy them on the go. (Learn to transfer files to Microsoft Surface tablet)

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