Here in this article, the guide show you how to rip movies from Blu-rays and them you can import them into your NAS drive for playing on whatever portable media players and devices as you like.
In order to avoid being damage, more convenient to manage, we used to backup Blu-ray disc to NAS, so that the Blu-ray movies can be playable on-the-air.
To play Blu-ray movies through NAS, a decent tool is needed to rip and convert Blu-ray to NAS. For rip movies from Blu-ray, H.264 *.mp4 seems the best format, since it is a block-oriented motion-compensation-based video compression standard that is currently one of the most commonly used formats for the recording, compression, and distribution of video content and compatible with almost all the media players and devices.
Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is recommended as the best Blu-ray to NAS converter. With it, you can easily remove any protection on a Blu-ray and convert Blu-ray movies to almost all popular format like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc, keeping the original quality maximally. What’s more, this Blu-ray ripping software provides the preset formats with optimized settings for over 150 popular devices, including iPhone iPad, Apple TV, Galaxy Tab 4, PSP, Xbox One and many more for directly playback. If you are running on Mac OS X(Yosemite, Mavericks included), turn to Blu-ray ripper for Mac. Now let’s learn how to do it.
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Tutorial: How to Rip Blu-ray to NAS for streaming
STEP 1. Add Blu-ray files
Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray ripping software and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load your Blu-ray movies. As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray audio track/subtitle. DVD disc, DVD folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
STEP 2. Choose output format
To convert Blu-ray to NAS storing and streaming, just click on the dropdown menu of “Format”, and then choose MKV, H.264 MP4 from Common Video profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or MKV HD Video(*.mkv) as output format.
STEP 3. Start converting Blu-ray to NAS
Press the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray movies for NAS streaming. When the conversion finishes, click Open button to find the output files. Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the NAS and HD TV or other media players. Then just enjoy the high quality movies at ease.
1. If you want to transfer Blu-ray to NAS retaining original quality and you have a lot of spare space, you can choose “directly copy”. It will copy Blu-ray into M2TS.
2. If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. To save your storage space, you can compress your Blu-ray movies. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice verse.
I share some of my experience in these following pages: