The BlackBerry Storm is a smartphone developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is part of the 9500 series of phones. It is RIM's first touchscreen device and first device without a physical keyboard. The Blackberry Storm is positioned as a direct competitor to iPhone by Apple Inc., the T-Mobile G1 by HTC, and the HTC Touch Pro from Sprint. Coming with a business design but as well as multiple multimedia functions, BlackBerry Storm 9500 series support various video formats such as 3GP, MPEG-4, and WMV.
And many people nowadays are likely storing many DVD discs so they can watch them on TV or computer from time to time. How about playing DVD on this mobile device directly? In this way people can avoid getting discs scratched or damaged; moreover, they can enjoy their DVD movies any where they like. However, because of the screen size and the movie sources, they may need to may a ripping or conversion before importing their clips to this beautiful mobile device.
If you are one of such users and want to play DVD movies on BlackBerry Storm 9500, you need to turn the DVD into a video file first. Follow below steps to get playable videos for your phone.
Step 1 : need a DVD converter
To play DVD on BlackBerry Storm 9500, you need a DVD converter. Download and install Any DVD Converter from this link. With this powerful converter, you can convert DVD movies and almost all video formats including DivX, XviD, MOV, rm, rmvb, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI, FLV movie formats to 3GP, WMV, or MP4 ready for your mobile phone. It also supports converting online videos like YouTube, Google Video, MetaCafe and Japanese Nico Video to your mobile phone directly. What you need to do is just to paste the URL of your favourite online video to the program.
Step 2 : add DVD movie
Launch Any DVD Converter and press Open DVD button to load DVD disc; or go to menu File > Open DVD Folder to locate a DVD backup folder from your hard drive.
Step 3 : select video format for BlackBerry Storm 9500
Launch converter and in the program, select output format from Profile drop down list. Since BlackBerry Storm 9500 supports 3GP, MP4 and WMV formats, you can select any one highlighted below:
And in the right panel, go to Video Options and set Video Size. A resolution between 320x240 and 480x360 would be ok, since BlackBerry Storm 9500 has a 480x360 big screen. If you like, you could also change other options, such as Video Codec, Video Bitrate, Audio Codec, Audio Bitrate, Audio Channel, Disable Audio, etc. Or only convert certain segment from the source DVD by defining the Start Time and Stop Time. For more configuration details, such as select chapters, choose audio language, set specific length for output file, etc, you can refer to DVD Ripping FAQs.
Step 4 : rip DVD for BlackBerry Storm 9500
Press Encode button, then Any DVD Converter will start encoding your DVD movie into desired output format.
Step 5 : find output file
Once encoding is finished, go to left panel, click on the corresponding format label. And in the middle window, right click on the converted file and select Open File Location, then you can check this video in the output folder from the hard drive.
Now, connect your mobile phone with computer, import output videos into it, and have fun!
How to convert video for BlackBerry Storm 9500