Several weeks after Amazon took the wraps off its Kindle Fire HD lineup, Barnes & Noble brought to the public two new HD Nook tablets of its own, the 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch HD Plus. Both are good buy for Android fans and e-book lovers. If you love to start the day with a spec chart comparison, refer to Nook Tablet vs. Nook HD vs. Nook HD+ features side-by-side:
The Nook HD boasts a 1,440-by-900 display compared to the Nook HD Plus’ 1,920-by-1280 screen. But for $199, you get 720p on the Nook HD. You can bump up to 1080p Full HD on the Nook HD+ for $269. Both Nook HD and HD plus boost the Android 4.0 and plays lots of pictures, music and videos.
Nook HD/HD+ supported media format:
Audio: MP4, M4A, 3GP, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AMR
Video: MP4, 3GP, WEBM, AVI
Gallery pictures: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
Reader/Other: PDF, ePUB, DRP, ePIB, FOLIO, OFIP, CBZ, TXT, RTF, XLS, DOC, PPT, PPS, PPSX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, LOG, CSV, EML, ZIP
Like other Android tablets, however, the Nook HD and HD+ do not support MPEG-2 video. This prevents you from watching DVD movies (.vob video with MPEG-2 codec). That means, if you want to watch DVD movies on your Android devices anytime and anywhere you like, you will need to rip DVD to Android compatible video formats like MP4.
To convert DVD to Nook HD/HD + playable video on PC - it’s impossible to do it on Nook tab since there’s no DVD-drive - you can get Pavtube DVD Ripper. If you are using a Mac and want to convert DVD movies to Nook HD on Mac, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac.
How to convert DVD to Nook HD/HD + tablet
1. Import DVD files. Click "Add" button to load DVD Rom, DVD folders, ISO files or IFO files respectively.
2. Select the output video format. Click the pull-down menu in the "Format" bar to select the output format. To play the DVD movies on Nook HD/HD Plus tablet, you can select "Android" > "Nook Tablet (*.mp4)" as the output format.
3. Start ripping DVD. Click "Start" button on right bottom of the main interface start the conversion. When then conversion finishes, click "Open" to locate the ripped DVD files and transfer them to your Nook HD/HD + tablet for watching on the go.
With Pavtube DVD Ripper, you can fast convert DVD movies to Android supported MP4 video files with excellent output video quality. On top of that, there are video presets for lots of Android devices like ASUS Transformer tablets, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD, etc..