The T-Mobile G1 (previously known as the HTC Dream) is an Internet-enabled smartphone designed by High Tech Computer Corporation. The G1 is the first phone to the market that will use the Android mobile device platform. The phone is part of an open standards effort of the Open Handset Alliance. It was released for pre-order through T-Mobile on September 23, 2008. According to its specification, T-Mobile G1 is able to play YouTube FLV videos before releasing other media players for Android mobile phone platform.
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 T-Mobile G1, 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
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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 Android phone
In the program, select output format from Profile drop down list. Since G1 (Android OS) supports YouTube FLV format, you can select Flash Video Movie (*.flv) as below:
And in the right panel, go to Video Options and set Video Size to 320x240. 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 Android G1
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 Flash Video 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 T-Mobile G1 Android mobile phone