Put DVD to Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive for playing with Roku 3

There are lots of reasons why you might want to rip a movie from a DVD and store it on your Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive. You might just want to backup your expensive movie collection; another reason might be that your DVD collection is bulging and you want to free up some room in your house (a terabyte hard drive full of movies could save a huge amount of cubic meters in your house). Whatever the reason, here’s how to backup DVDs to your Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive and then playing with Roku 3.


Here, Pavtube DVDAid can help you easily stream copied DVD movies from Hard Drive to any media device, like iPad Air, Apple TV 3, Galaxy NotePro 12.2, PS3, WDTV Live, etc. for mobile use. It also can is capable of 1:1 copying DVD Disc content to external hard drive in original file structure with all subtitle tracks and audio streams preserved.

Here is a full guide about how to backup DVDs to Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive for playback with Roku 3.

Step 1. Load source DVD file.

Load DVD movie into DVDAid by clicking on the “Load Disc” button. Don’t forget to select preferred subtitle and audio track on the main UI. For Mac users, you can free download the Pavtube DVDAid for Mac.



To keeping Blu-ray/DVD collection to multi-track MKV without quality loss, ripping BD/DVD movies to MP4 and MOV with multiple audio streams, Pavtube ByteCopy can help you choose a default audio and subtitle tracks when multiple audios and subtitles are present.

Step 2. Choose output format.

The Roku 3 supported MKV, MP4 and MOV files. So you can choose “HD Video > MKV HD Video(*.mkv)” as output format. You can also select “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)”.

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Step 3. Start Conversion.

Start ripping DVD movie to MKV or MP4 for Roku 3 playback. After conversion completes, press “Open” to locate resulted converted files and put these to your Roku 3.

Movie lovers will love YouTube and you can find YouTube app in the Roku Channel Store. How do you watch YouTube videos on Roku? Read here. Wanna Convert MKV, M2TS, VOB, Tivo, FLV, MPG to Amazon Fire TV, but have no idea? Read Here.

Money Saving Boundles:

DVDAid($35) + Vidpie($29) = Only $49.9, Save $14.1
DVDAid($35) + DVD Creator($35) = Only $35.9, Save $34.1

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One thought on “Put DVD to Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive for playing with Roku 3

  1. Pavtube DVDAid offers the ability to copy latest DVD discs [even copy protected ones], it also allows me to convert the videos from DVD directly to portable format like H.264/H.265 MP4. It is just what I am looking for!

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