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Friday, February 25, 2011

Rip Burlesque DVD to Videos for Portable Devices with the Best DVD Ripper

Good news for Burlesque and musical film fans! The Golden Globe award (Best Original Song) winning musical film, directed and written by Steven Antin and starring Christina Aguilera and Cher, Burlesque, will be available in DVD and Blu-ray discs for ultra home video enjoyment and collection on March 1, 2011 announced by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, just next week. Now, the Burlesque Blu-ray, which includes two-disc combo of a Blu-ray disc and a DVD disc, is available for pre-order on for fans.

Now, with the Burlesque DVD, you can freely watch this musical film with your own home theatre system, like DVD player or Blu-ray player, which might add some additional cost for you. Well, if you don't have a DVD player/Blu-ray player, there is a good way for you to enjoy Burlesque on your MP4, iPhone, iPod, or your mobile phone. You can use a DVD Ripper to rip Burlesque to your portable devices like iPad, iPhone, MP4, or others. By converting DVD to videos, you can play back Burlesque on various portable devices and need not to worry about DVD disc damage due to frequently playing. Here I would like to recommend you the best DVD ripper – Leawo DVD Ripper, which could rip DVD to all popular video file formats, including DVD to MP4, DVD to 3GP, DVD to AVI, DVD to iPhone, DVD to iPad, etc. How to convert DVD to video formats for portable devices would give you a detailed guide on converting DVD to videos.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Freely Enjoy Megamind Blu-ray/DVD on Portable Devices with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

The DVD and Blu-ray discs release date of Megamind is Feb 25th, 2011. Now, Megamind is available for pre-order on in two-disc combo: Megamind DVD and Megamind Blu-ray. As an animated comedy superhero movie, Megamind Blu-ray/Megamind DVD has been the #1 pre-order and the #1 of the Top 10 Best Sellers.

To make full use of your time and for convenient playback, you can rip the Megamind Blu-ray or Megamind DVD to your portable devices like iPhone, which also helps preserve your treasured Blu-ray/DVD discs well from damages due to frequently use. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper could help you rip both your Megamind Blu-ray disc and Megamind DVD disc to iPhone recognized video file formats for convenient movie review. For how to rip Megamind Blu-ray to iPhone file formats, you can click the tutorial link:

Hints: to enjoy more about the Megamind Blu-ray/DVD on your portable devices, you can make some patent editing during ripping Megamind Blu-ray/DVD to video file formats with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, including changing video effects, cropping movie size, cutting unlike parts of the movie, and adding image watermark or your own signature onto the movie to make it your own patent.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Convert and Import DVD to Final Cut Pro on Mac

Being an ideal video editing tool, Final Cut Pro provides non-linear, non-destructive editing of any QuickTime compatible video format including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM, and 2K film formats. However, sometimes you might want to import DVD to Final Cut Pro for editing, which obvious is not allowed by Final Cut Pro. To import DVD to Final Cut Pro for editing, Leawo Mac DVD Ripper would be of great help, which firstly converts DVD to FCP (Final Cut Pro) friendly file formats and then makes it possible to import DVD to FCP. This tutorial would make a guide on how to import DVD to Final Cut Pro on Mac with the help of DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter for Mac users.

The following steps show the easy operations to import DVD to Final Cut Pro. After the simple and clear instructions, you would find it really easy to import DVD to FCP with this DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter.

Import DVD to FCP step 1: download and launch DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter

To prepare for DVD to FCP file formats conversion, you should firstly download this DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter and install it. After installation, launch the DVD ripping program to convert DVD to FCP before you import DVD to Final Cut Pro.

Import DVD to FCP step 2: add DVDs to this DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter

Click "Add" to import DVD for DVD to Final Cut Pro converter after inserting DVD disc to DVD drive. Some user-friendly settings could be done here, including reordering DVD chapters or titles, selecting subtitle, audio and angle, previewing DVD videos with built-in player, screenshot during previewing, etc.

Import DVD to FCP step 3: select output file for importing DVD to Final Cut Pro

Since you have import DVD to the DVD to Final Cut Pro converter, now you need to choose the output profile by clicking "Profile". Various file formats are provided by this DVD converter, choose the profiles which are compatible with Final Cut Pro, say DV, a Final Cut Pro friendly file format.

Import DVD to FCP step 4: convert DVD to FCP friendly file formats

After you have set the output profile for DVD to Final Cut Pro editing, you can now convert DVD to Final Cut Pro file formats by clicking "Convert".

Import DVD to FCP step 5: import DVD to Final Cut Pro for video editing

With the converted DVD files which are compatible with Final Cut Pro by the DVD to Final Cut Pro converter, you can import DVD to Final Cut Pro for non-linear and non-destructive video editing within Final Cut Pro. Open Final Cut Pro; choose Import from File menu, and select files or file folder to navigate to the output files. Click "Choose" to import DVD to Final Cut Pro.

Now, you have successfully imported DVD to Final Cut Pro. You can edit your treasured DVD videos within Final Cut Pro freely as you like.

1. This DVD to Final Cut Pro Converter also supports some video editing features during converting DVD to Final Cut Pro, including cropping DVD video size, trimming DVD video duration, adjusting DVD video effects, adding image or text watermark and parameter settings for video and audio in DVD. To know how to edit DVD videos before importing DVD to Final Cut Pro, you can click:

2. The steps "Import DVD to Final Cut Pro" work for DVD to Final Cut Express as well.

Rip DVD and Import DVD to iMovie on Mac for Video Editing

There are always sometimes when we wish to edit DVDs with iMovie for more convenient future use. However, it is impossible for us to directly import DVD to iMovie for editing as DVD formats are not in the friendly formats list of iMovie. Therefore we need some DVD to iMovie tool to firstly convert DVD to iMovie friendly formats before we import DVD to iMovie. A DVD to iMovie Converter is absolutely a must have, which could help convert DVD to iMovie file formats and thus make it feasible to import DVD to iMovie for customize editing. This toturial would make a guide on how to import DVD to iMovie with the help of DVD to iMovie Converter.
There are several simple and easy steps to convert DVD to iMovie before we import DVD to iMovie for editing:

Import DVD to iMovie step 1: download and launch DVD to iMovie Converter

Get prepared to import DVD to iMovie. Download DVD to iMovie Converter firstly and install it to convert DVD to iMovie. Then launch the converter to convert DVD to iMovie file formats. The home interface of this DVD to iMovie Converter is divided into four parts: Menu Stripe, Standby List, Built-in Player and Conversion Control.

Import DVD to iMovie step 2: add DVD movies to DVD to iMovie Converter

Insert DVD disc to DVD drive. Click "Add" to load DVD disc from DVD drive or DVD folders from hard disk for converting DVD to iMovie file formats. The added DVD files would appear on the standby list in tittles and chapters. You can continue to add a second DVD movie if you have multiple DVD-ROM drive. In this step, you can choose DVD subtitles, audio and angle, make a selection of titles and chapters to be ripped, as well as to play the DVD movie in the built-in player.

Import DVD to iMovie step 3: choose output profile and settings

Click "Profile" to choose output file formats for iMovie editing. You can choose either MP4 or MOV as output profile, both of which are iMovie friendly file formats.

Given specific demands, this DVD to iMovie Converter prepares a detailed switch box of codec parameters related to each profile by clicking "Settings", including available settings like bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, video quality, sample rate, etc.

Import DVD to iMovie step 4: convert DVD to iMovie compatible file formats

Now, you could click "Convert" to rip DVD to iMovie friendly file formats for video editing. In the convert interface, you can see the progress bar of every chapter, converting time, disk space. And you can also set after-done settings to your computer, including Open the output folder or Shut down computer after conversion automatically.

After the conversion, you can import DVD to iMovie in MP4 or MOV file formats for video editing. In fact, you can make some video editing work during DVD to iMovie conversion with this DVD to iMovie Converter: crop DVD video size, trim DVD video length, adjust DVD video effect and add watermark to DVDs. (You can click this link to know how to edit DVD videos with this DVD to iMovie Converter:

Import DVD to iMovie step 5: import DVD to iMovie for video editing

After converting DVD to iMovie friendly file formats, now you can import DVD to iMovie for video editing. Open iMovie, choose File and select Import Movies to import converted MP4 video to iMovie. Then, you can start video editing within iMovie upon your needs.

Monday, February 21, 2011

The Apple iPhone 5: Rumored Release Date and Some Anticipated Specifications to Be Included

The next two exciting products from Apple to their worldwide fans are iPad 2 and iPhone 5, both of which have been long awaited and expected. For the iPhone 5 gadget, there have been so many rumors about the exactly official release date and specifications or features it is expected to support.

As usual, Apple is tight-lipped about the iPhone 5 official release date and specific features, but rumors abound around. Some rumored the release date of iPhone 5 in January 2011, which became a real rumor itself. Some has speculated a delay of iPhone 5 release due to the physical conditions of Steve Jobs. However, the safest bet about the release date of iPhone 5 might be this summer, most probably in late June or early July, which has been the most reliable date for Apple or iPhone lovers to expect a wonderful iPhone 5 gadgets.

Also, about the specific features towards new iPhone 5, there are a lot expectations and rumors. We all know that Apple has faced several problems such as retina display discoloration and reception problems with the iPhone 4 when it was launched. And to iPhone 5, what will this new gadget bring to us, still the same problems in iPhone 4 or well solved solutions with even better performance and new functions?

According to some rumors, the next generation of iPhone promises a faster mobile internet connection, better reception and more enhanced features to wholly satisfy iPhone aficionados and users. There were also some speculations that the upcoming iPhone 5 is also much sleeker than the iPhone 4 and even sleeker than Apple’s iPod touch with a special coating material, which performs great in anti-scratch and surface protection.

As one of the most popular gadgets, there are some most expected and long awaited features for this newly Apple iPhone 5 from its worldwide aficionados:

1. Larger memory storage: The latest iPod Touch stores up to 64Gb of data. The iPhone has had a maximum capacity of 32Gb since 2009. It seems likely that an upgraded iPhone 5 would include a capacity that matches or exceeds its musical cousin.

2. Fast processing: Processor speed also seems to be a hot-button topic. The new A5 processor may be multi-core, significantly boosting its performance.

3. LTE supportAt least one analyst thinks the iPhone 5 will support LTE, super-fast mobile broadband, in the US. That would make the iPhone 5 a 4G phone. LTE is certainly coming - AT&T plans to roll out its LTE service in 2011 - but an LTE iPhone has been rumored and expected for a while.

4. Higher pixels for camera: iPhone 4 came out with 5MP camera and LED flash light; while it is certainly the iPhone 5 would come out with even higher pixels. It is rumored an 8MP camera would be configured on iPhone 5.

5. Longer battery life: The iPhone 4 has prolonged 30% in talk time than that of iPhone 3GS. The same rate for battery life is expected for iPhone 5 upon iPhone 4.

Other expectations towards iPhone 5 would include an OLED screen, wireless sync with Apple’s very popular iTunes, NFC payment technology (digital wallet), HD feature, a scratch proof and shock-proof screen, etc. Anyway, these are all our expectations for the upcoming iPhone 5. But for sure knowing Apple’s reputation of coming out with a product that has been carefully studied detail by detail, the iPhone 5 will surely be loaded with amazing features that will give users awesome mobile experience. So let us just wait for more details.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Top 5 Worth Anticipated Upcoming Action Movies in the First 6 Months of 2011

2010 is a really superb year for all action movie fans as it had brought so many excellent and exciting action films, including Inception, Iron Man 2, Resident Evil: Afterlife, and so on. All these fantastic movies have made an action movie year for movie fans. As we say bye-bye to 2010, we are looking for what exciting action movies 2011 would bring for us. Here I would like to provide my own top 5 worth anticipated upcoming action movies for the first 6 months of 2011 for sharing, listing upon the anticipating release date.

Fast Five (April 29th, 2011)

Also known as The Fast and The Furious 5, Fast Five is the upcoming 2011 film directed by Justin Lin. It is the fifth film in The Fast and the Furious film series and the fourth installment in terms of chronology preceding The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006). The film is also the first in the series to be released in IMAX and is set to be released on April 29, 2011. In the film, Dominic "Dom" Torretto and his crews find themselves on the wrong side of the law once again as they try to switch the lanes between a ruthless Brazilian's drug-lord and a relentless FBI agent.

Thor (May 6th, 2011)

With a huge list of superhero movies going to be released this year, Thor is one of the most awaited one. Thor tells a story about a powerful and arrogant warrior who was unknowingly responsible for dark forces to enter into their kingdom and cause destruction. With an exciting trailer, we sure believe that this movie will be one of the best. The release date of this excellent action movie would be May 6th, 2011.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (May 20th, 2011)

The famous pirate movie franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean is coming out with another addition, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". This new addition will be released on the 20th of may 2011. When Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) he's not sure if it's love—or if she's a ruthless con artist who’s using him to find the Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.

Kung Fu Panda 2 (June 3rd, 2011)

Due to the great popularity of Kung Fun Panda and the boom voice for a sequel to Kung Fun Panda, DreamWorks Studio finally decides to start the Kung Fu Panda 2 with the old casts like Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, etc. The film continues the adventures of Po the Panda (Jack Black) and his friends known as the Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. Po, now a kung fu master, is fighting alongside with Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman) and The Furious Five—Monkey (Jackie Chan), Crane (David Cross), Tigress (Angelina Jolie), Viper (Lucy Liu), and Mantis (Seth Rogen). They have to join forces with another group of kung fu masters— Thundering Rhino (Victor Garber), Soothsayer (Michelle Yeoh) and Croc (Jean-Claude Van Damme), in order to defeat Lord Shen (Gary Oldman), an evil peacock who emerged with a weapon so powerful that it threatens the existence of Kung Fu itself, but first, Po must confront his long-lost past.

X-Men: First Class (June 3rd, 2011)
The film, following the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Create Our Own Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows DVD with More DIY Features

Since the release in IMAX formats on 19 November 2010, the most popular epic fantasy film Harry Potter series "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Part 1 has become the third-highest grossing film of 2010, only behind Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland. It is also the 10th highest-grossing film of all-time. Now, the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 DVD is available for pre-order on Amazon, with the real Harry Potter 7 Part 1 DVD being released on 11 April, 2011. It would be a great pity for Harry Potter fans to wait so long for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows DVD version for either home movie enjoyment or collection.

Actually, we all have the access to create our own Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 DVD with more DIY features, rather than simply waiting for the DVD release of Harry Potter 7 from Amazon or other stores, with the help of a Leawo Total Media Converter Ultimate – a great powerful multimedia tool which could act as DVD burner to burn Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to DVD discs. What you need to prepare are just downloading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 movie, downloading DVD burner and installing it and a blank DVD disc to burn Harry Potter DVD.

More DIY features are provided by this DVD creator from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film to DVD discs, including disc template, background music, background picture, menu label, aspect ratio, TV standards, etc. All these would make the DVD disc created from Harry Potter 7 your own patent for more DVD enjoyment.

A reference user guide for this powerful DVD creator may be helpful:

Another useful tool for creating simple DVD discs from videos is Leawo DVD Creator, which could help create Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows DVD of your own with powerful customization settings. The link for Leawo DVD Creator is while the downloading link is A referenece user guide for Leawo DVD Creator:

Both these two tools provides help for creating DVD discs from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for ultra DVD enjoyment with your own home theatre system.  

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Freely Enjoy Michael Jackson This Is It DVD

Yesterday I finally got my order - Michael Jackson's This Is It DVD from Amazon. I couldn't wait to watching This Is It DVD on my computer. Without delay, I was deeply attracted by this rehearsal footage movie.

As we all know, This Is It movie is in fact rehearsal footage and preparations of Michael Jackson and his colleagues for the concert series of This Is It scheduled to start on July 13, 2009, but canceled due to his death eighteen days prior on June 25. It is the last film Jackson starred in. The film consists of Jackson rehearsing musical numbers and directing his team and additional behind the scenes footage including dancer auditions and costume design. The film's director Kenny Ortega confirmed that none of this footage of This Is It was originally intended for release, but after Michael Jackson's death it was agreed that the film be made for his fans. Despite originally being set for October 30, the film's release date was rescheduled for October 28, 2009 due to a strong demand by Jackson's fans. 

Songs performed in This Is It Film

1. "Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’"
2. Jam
3. The Drill
4. They Don't Care About Us
5. Human Nature
6. Smooth Criminal
7. The Way You Make Me Feel
8. I Want You Back
9. The Love You Save
10. I'll Be There
11. Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)
12. I Just Can't Stop Loving You
13. Thriller
14. Beat It
15. Black or White
16. Earth Song
17. Billie Jean
18. Man in the Mirror
19. This Is It
20. Heal the World
21. Human Nature

All these classic songs are made into DVD movie in This Is It. And if your computer is not compatible with the DVD or you want to watch the This Is It DVD on your iPhone or iPad, you may have to use a DVD Ripper to rip This Is It DVD to common video formats for playback on other players. A recommended tool for ripping DVD is Leawo DVD Ripper, which performs great in ripping DVD discs to video files. And this link would lead you how to use this DVD ripper:

Monday, February 14, 2011

Top 4 Worth Anticipated New DVD Releases of Popular Movies in Latter Feb 2011

For people who love watching movies but feel like staying home for popular movies enjoyment, the best way is to get a DVD movie version to playback on home theatre system. Here I would like to share some new worthy anticipated DVD releases in the latter February of 2011. You can watch these popular DVD movies either with DVD plyers, or you can rip and convert DVD discs to common video files with Leawo DVD ripper, a great DVD tool to rip DVD to common video formats for DVD movie enjoyment on other players, like iPhone, iPod, iPad, mobile phones, etc.

Unstoppable DVD (Feb 15th, 2011)

A 2010 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott, written by Mark Bomback, and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, the film tells the story of a runaway freight train, and the two men (Washington and Pine) who attempt to stop it. It received mostly favorable reviews from film critics; it garnered a "Certified Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes based upon aggregated reviews and a rating of "Generally favorable reviews" at Metacritic. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing at the 83rd Academy Awards. The DVD version of this movie is available since Feb 15th, 2011.

Waiting for "Superman" (Feb 15th, 2011)

"What struck me most of all was Geoffrey Canada's confidence that a charter school run on his model can make virtually any first-grader a high school graduate who's accepted to college. A good education, therefore, is not ruled out by poverty, uneducated parents or crime- and drug-infested neighborhoods. In fact, those are the very areas where he has success." Roger Ebert wrote, who gave the movie 3.5 stars out of 4. Waiting for Superman is a 2010 documentary film from director Davis Guggenheim and producer Lesley Chilcott. The film analyzes the failures of American public education by following several students through the educational system, which has received the Audience Award for best documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The film also received the Best Documentary Feature at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards in a tightly fought competition. Its DVD version will be released on Feb 15th, 2011.

Due Date (Feb 22nd, 2011)

Due Date is now available in DVD discs since Feb 22nd, 2011. This comedy road film is directed by Todd Phillips, co-written by Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, and Adam Sztykiel, and starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. This oad movie concerns a soon-to-be father (Robert Downey Jr.) and his cross-country trip to make it back in time for his baby's birth -- with the only roadblock being the dubious passenger (Galifianakis) who's along for the ride.


Megamind (Feb 25th, 2011)

Megamind is a 2010 3D animated superhero comedy film. Megamind, the most brilliant supervillain, after his conquering of Metra City, created a new hero named Titan, who had been a severe threaten to the world. Now, the most brilliant supervillain Megamind would have to defeat his own diabolical creation for survival. Can he defeat Titan? Can the world's smartest man make the smart decision for once? Can the evil genius become the unlikely hero of his own story? All these would be perfect reflected in the new released DVD of Megamind on Feb 25th, 2011.


Thursday, February 10, 2011

Freely Enjoy "Life as We Know It" Blu-ray/DVD Anytime and Anywhere As You Like

Life as We Know It is now available in Blu-ray discs and DVD discs for home theatre system enjoyment from Amazon and some other online DVD stores. You can get Lift as We Know It in Blu-ray/DVD combo and an additional Digital Copy from The Blu-ray and DVD version of this comody was released Feb 8th, 2011, just freely enjoyment on the go. Now, with Blu-ray/DVD version, you can just stay at home and watch this popular Life as We Know It with your Home Theatre Systems like DVD player, Blu-ray disc player or some other media players. Also, you can use a Blu-ray ripper to rip the Life as We Know It Blu-ray discs or a DVD ripper to rip Life as We Know It DVD discs to other video formats for enjoyment anytime and anywhere just as you like.

A brief review of Life as We Know It

Holly Berenson (Katherine Heigl) is the owner of a small Atlanta bakery and Eric Messer (Josh Duhamel), known as Messer, is a promising television technical sports director for the Atlanta Hawks. After a disastrous first date set up by their best friends (Peter and Alison), all they have in common are their mutual dislike and their love towards their shared goddaughter, Sophie Christina Novak. However, after a devastating car accident which kills both Peter and Alison, they are left as the one-year-old Sophie's legal guardians. Now, in order to raise Sophie right, this bickering pair must put their differences aside while mastering the fine art of parenthood. Since then, this bickering pair has experienced tears and laugh, conflict between career ambitions and inner affections, love and separation and until finally happy union to become a real family.

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