November 19, 2013

Play/Copy DVD ISO/IFO movies on Nexus 5

Summary: How to import DVD ISO/IFO files to Nexus 5? You may want to watch DVD movies on your Nexus 5, however DVD ISO/IFO files can’t be played directly. Well, this article will share you the solution.

I backed some of my DVD collections to local computer in ISO images already. And I want to move DVD ISO images from my home computer to Nexus 5, which I purchased this week. While, it’s a pity I still cannot watch them on my new Nexus 5…

In order to keep DVD discs from scratching or manage the movies in a more convenient way, most folks are fond of backing up DVDs into and ISO/IFO image files. ISO can be played by VLC, MPlayer, KMPlayer, etc. However, neither DVD ISO nor IFO is supported by the brand-new Nexus 5. If you have some ISO/IFO image files and wanna play them on Nexus 5, you may have to convert ISO/IFO to Nexus 5 compatible video formats like MP4, MOV first and then transfer the encoded video files to your Nexus 5 for playback.

In order to download and copy DVD ISO/IFO image files to Nexus 5 for sucessfully playing, you can get 30% off Pavtube DVD Ripper (Currently on sale - 30% Off during its Thanksgiving Special Giveaway), an ideal tool to rip DVD ISO/IFO to Nexus 5 supported video files. It's easy to use for editing and conversion and make great quality copies of my DVD disc and DVD ISO/IFO images.

With it, you can effortlessly make your ISO/IFO files playable on Google Nexus 5 in just a few click mouses. The picture quality on Nexus 10 is excellent, and see difference when playing image files themselves. The equivalent Mac version is the DVD Converter mac. Just download it and follow the steps below to copy DVD ISO/IFO to Nexus 5 for smoothly playing.

How to Convert DVD ISO/IFO to Nexus 10 supported video formats

P.S. The quick tutorial uses DVD Ripper for Windows Screenshots. The way encoding ISO/IFO to your Nexus 5 is almost the same.

1. Add ISO/IFO image files.

Launch the ISO Converter tool on your PC, and then click "ISO/IFO" icon to import ISO/IFO image files. You can also add DVD discs, DVD folder.

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. Choose the output video format

Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Android" column, you can easily find the profile of "Google Nexus 7 H.264 Video(*.mp4)" . The output videos could also fit on your Nexus 5. Or you can submit “nexus” in search box at the bottom right corner to quick locate this preset.

Or you can choose a profile for general Android devices which is compatible with Google/LG Nexus 5 as well.


1. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means itrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. According to my experience, for watching videos on the Nexus 5, 720p with 1500~2500kbps is just all right.

2. Or click "Edit" button to trim video into several segments by setting a specific output file size, append special effects, crop video screen area, add text/picture watermark.

3. Start ISO/IFO to Nexus 5 Conversion

After all the above settings, simply click "Convert" button to start converting ISO/IFO files to Google/LG Nexus 5 mp4 video. After conversion, you can click “Open output folder” to quick locate the converted video.

4. Transfer the result videos to your Google Nexus 5 via USB cable

If you have no idea about Nexus 5 file transfer, you can check out the post transferring videos to Android Phone for reference. If you have any problem when enjoying videos on Google Nexus 10/7 tablet or Nexus 4/5, just check out Google Nexus Column to learn more. In this way, you can enjoy DVD ISO/IFO movies on Google Nexus 5 as you want.

If you wanna to get your Blu-ray/DVD movies and various format of 1080p/720p video files in MKV, AVI, VOB, MPG, MTS, TiVo and more into your Google Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and more, just get the all-in-one app - 20% Off Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate.

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