Summary: This article mainly shows you how to backup and convert Blu-ray to NAS server for streaming to your tablet, pc and tv for enjoying.
NAS (Network-Attached Storage) devices have become a staple piece of networking equipment, in both home and small business networks. It is a dedicated hard disk storage device that provides file-based data storage services to other devices on the network. Here comes my question:
I wanna rip my collection of blu-ray films and store them on my NAS server for easy usage with tablet, pc and tv. Mainly to get mkv format outputting for playback. Any easy workflow?
To save the time looking for Blu-ray disk from the cardboard, desk or the tons of collections, you can make a full disk copy to NAS or backup your Blu-ray library t NAS server for storage at first. Now, I will show the simply steps on how to convert Blu-ray movies to NAS server supported MKV format for streaming.
Things you need:
Download the format converter: Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper (if you are a Mac user, you can try Blu-ray Ripper for Mac)
I had previous experience with Pavtube DVD ripper which I want to say that I were familiar with your intuitive GUI which have also been used in the Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper. Compared to other brands I think Pavtube is the most intuitive. It has the possibility to rip in a lot of format which covers my needs. It is easy to setup. The other brand was not intuitive to use.
If you the movie you wanna convert are Blu-ray, you need a Blu-ray drive.
Then, let's begin the conversion process.
Step 1. Launch the movies to NAS converter and load Blu-ray movies to the program. The clean main interface is showed below:
See also: Best Blu-ray Ripper Review
Step 2. Choose the MKV format for NAS. In the “Format” > “Common Video” column, find "MKV(Matroska) Video (*.mkv)" and choose it as the output format for playback or streaming.
1. The Forced subtitle which I appreciate is also on the main interface and if you check this function, it could show the forced subtitles you chose in the output video.
2. If your computer have Nvidia CUDA/ATI AMD ready graphics card, you can have GPU encoding and the conversion would be faster.
Step 3. Hit the "Convert" button to start the conversion. It may take some time to finish the conversion, and with this period, I just do some housework to wait it.
When the conversion is over, just click the "Open" icon to locate the output video and then transfer the files to your NAS server. So easy, right? Then I could enjoy these movie collections on my tablet, pc and tv as I like.
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