H.265/HEVC MP4 Encoder Enabled Pavtube Blu-ray Converter Review

H.264 has been a huge success. It’s a flexible codec standard that’s used by streaming services, satellite providers, and for Blu-ray discs. The problem with H.264, however, is that while it can handle these types of encodes, it can’t do so while simultaneously keeping file sizes low. That’s where H.265 comes in, which is designed to utilize substantially less bandwidth thanks to advanced encoding techniques and a more sophisticated encode/decode model.

Rip Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC

Since High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265) is the latest video compression standard that promises to deliver visual quality equivalent to H.264/AVC with up to 50% bitrate savings, more and more users are seeking for solutions to compress Blu-Ray discs into H.265/HEVC video files for high quality, space-saving results. If you have not found any idea where to begin or how to do the job, we are here to help you. Just read further to know what things you can do to successfully convert your Blu-ray video files into H.265 format.

At first, what you need is a reliable Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC converter, here updated Pavtube software like BDMagic/ByteCopy/Video Converter Ultimate are all equipped with H.265 Encoder enables you to convert your favorite Blu-ray as well as DVD movies to MP4 H.265 to release your disc space and let you enjoy the higher quality Blu-ray/DVD videos. And a lot of videos formats are supported to output, so you are able to watch them on your smartphones or Android tablets, as well as to upload them to YouTube or Facebook for sharing with friends.

Download and installed the software and experience all the functions now. I will share my guide to rip Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC mp4 video.

Step 1. Launch the best Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC Ripper and load Blu-ray discs.

Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC Ripper

Step 2. Click “Format” to find “Common Video” catalogue, select “H.265 Video(*.mp4)”. What’s more, you can also rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4,WMV or MKV for watching.

H.265/HEVC video format

Step 3. Optional – If you think the video size this not suitable for playback, you can first choose any one of the provided type, then change the settings, see the following picture:

H.265/HEVC video settings

Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 4. Click “Convert” to start ripping Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC MP4, when completed, click “Open” to find the generated files. Obviously, it is easy to use software to convert blu-ray to H.265 for for enjoying.

Then where to play H.265 Video? According to the data point information comes from the third party, it’s obvious that moveable devices and computers in support of taking part in H.265 video are wide unfold and therefore the cargo is on the rise. And if you just simply want to watch your H.265 encoded videos at hand directly, you can load your converted H.265 files to Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for previewing.

This all-in-one player can play nearly everything including DVDs, Blu-rays and almost all standard-formatted videos, of course, H.265 is supported. Tests show that the H.265 playback with Media Player is very smooth. Just grab a free trial of the player to enjoy your H.265 goodies! Next is a comparison of the video effect of H.265 and H.264 played, and you can clearly see which one is superior.

video effect of H.265 and H.264

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Pavtube Upgrade! Support H.265/HEVC Encode & Decode, XAVC and Latest Blu-ray Disc!

Marry Christmas 2014! On December 25, Pavtube Studio has announced this new update version. All Win versions have been updated to 4.8.2, which add XAVC, H.265/HEVC decode and encode, latest Blu-ray discs ripping features and work more powerful. What new features have they got?

  1. Support MXF in XAVC video codec
  2. Add H.264 baseline/main/high output profiles
  3. Support H.265/HEVC decode
  4. Support H.265/HEVC encode
  5. Support latest Blu-ray movies, like The Expendables 3, Le Chef, Sin City A Dame to Kill For, Sands of Iwo Jima, When The Game Stands Tall, Love in Venice, Mystery Road, Pink Floyd Endless rive,etc. are all supported.

Pavtube Upgrade

Updated software

XAVC support:

For the first outstanding feature, many powerful camcorders can shoot under this XAVC mode, like Sony, Panasonic, JVC and Canon all have many series HD Camcorder which can such job.

Most XAVC codec will shot in MXF format, this may be good for importing quality ,but may be a big problem for their users. Although Sony has offered their XAVC plug-in to help customer to solve this problem, but many users still replay that they can’t do anything about their videos. How to tackle that? New Pavtube relevant Video converter software can handle this highest level video standard. XAVC can support 4K (4.96×2160 and 3840×2160), which just cater the trend of 4K.

Add H.265/HEVC Decode and Encode:

All Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate products have added the H.265/HEVC decode/encode. You may very family about H.264/MPEG-4, but may not know about this H.265/HEVC. Actually, those two codec are said to double the date compression at the same level of video quality. This H.265 can be said as the Intro Time of 4K Generation. This H.265/HEVC is considered not only play a remarkable role on improving the image quality but also can support 4K resolution to UHDTV, the highest level can up to 8192×4320 (8k).

Like the hottest Samsung NX1 has already explore this brand new market. The 205-point phase-detection AF, 4K film resolution, H.265 compression coding, 15fps high-speed continuous shooting, etc., Samsung NX1 seems has already won the game.

But with this fast update of the H.265 camera, the related peripheral support software seems not get enjoy strength. Many media player and NELs still stick on the H.264, so how to get your H.265/HEVC video into compatible while quality maintained? The brand new Pavtube relevant Video software will be the best solution to deal with the H.265/HEVC. No quality drop, fast conversion, smooth playback, all you need is in this new Pavtube.

The Mac version is in full update, do please look forward to those brand new Pavtube relevant iMedia Converter for Mac!

Merry Christmas^^

About Pavtube Studio

Founded in 2007, Pavtube creates expert multimedia software applications that help consumers access, transfer and share their digital content across different devices that range from PC, Mac, NLE softwares, tablets, smartphones, to HD media players, game consoles, and home theatre systems.

On the basis of computer OS, Pavtube products are divided into two categories – Windows solutions and Mac solutions, spanning across BD/DVD saving, video transcoding, camera/camcorder footage, and DVR recordings (e.g. TiVo) conversion.

With creativity, expert knowledge as well as cutting-edge technology, Pavtube helps consumers throughout the world enjoy more in a digitally connected audio-visual world.

See http://www.multipelife.com and http://www.pavtube.com for more information.

More info can be found here.

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Make 1:1 copy of 2014 Christmas Blu-ray and DVD Movies with Original Quality

For disc lovers, it would be a good time to search a list of all the different Christmas Blu-ray and DVD titles that could make Christmas holiday even more enjoyable. But for dics collectors, what lets them scratch their head is that the cherished 2014 Christmas Blu-ray and DVD discs like A Christmas Story, The Santa Claus, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Jingle All the Way 2, etc. are so fragile and vulnerable that it’s quite easy to get scratched and damaged. Worse still, the BD/DVD is seemingly a heaven burden to carry around while going trip or abroad.

Backup 2014 Christmas Blu-ray and DVD Movies on PC/Mac

In such case, if there is a way to tackle this mess? The answer is definitely Yes. In this article, I will specify the steps of 1:1 backing up full 2014 Christmas Blu-ray DVD disc to PC/Mac hard drive in details.

To finish the task, you need to resort to a professional yet trust-worthy Blu-ray/DVD ripper to serve a twofold purpose. Here Pavtube BDMagic is what you need. It is capable of backing up 2014 Christmas protected Blu-ray/DVD disc in original quality with all subs tracks, audio streams and chapter information included. Mac version is here.

Downlod Link: Pavtube BDMagic trial (Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10)

Full guide: Make 1:1 Copy 2014 Christmas Blu-ray and DVD with Pavtube BDMagic

Step 1. Install Pavtube BDMagic on your Windows/Mac.

Step 2. Launch the best BD/DVD backup tool, and load your 2014 Christmas Blu-ray or DVD movie from disc drive to the app.

BD/DVD backup tool

Step 3. Click the “Browse” button to set output folder where you want to save the copied Blu-ray and DVD movies.

Step 4. Hit the Copy the entire disc icon on BDMagic main interface and start 2014 Christmas Blu-ray/DVD backing up process.


1. If you’d like to copy only movie content and leave out the extras and commentary, theDirectly Copy is exactly what you need, which copies intact .M2TS/VOB main movie from original BD/DVD disc without extras.

2. This app is also regarded as a great BD/DVD ripping program to help users convert BD/DVD collections for new how tablets and smartphones including iPad Mini/2/3, iPad Air/2, iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD Kids Edition, Google Nexus 9/6/7/10 and more.

And it could take 1-2 hours to copy a Blu-ray to PC a depending on data reading speed of your HDD and source disc. After ripping you can click the “Open” button to locate generated files.

Trial limits: Full Disc Copy feature can be used for 3 times only.

Now you can 1: 1 backup full 2014 Christmas Blu-ray/DVD disc to a BDMV or Video_ts folder with ease with original BD/DVD file structure.

How to Import Blu-ray into Windows Movie Maker for Editing

I am going to make a highlight film for my football team and I have all the game films on Blu-ray. Now, how do you import the film from Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker?

import Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker

Need to edit Blu-ray movies in Windows Movie Maker but just find Windows Movie Maker doesn’t even recognize the Blu-ray files? Still trying to import Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker for editing? Here a great option to add Blu-ray movies to WMM is provided. Just check it out.

As we know, Windows Movie Maker supports a wide variety of video formats, including AVI, WMV, ASF, MPEG, etc. However, Blu-ray is not supported. That means you need to first convert Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker supported video formats if you want to edit it in WMM. To do that, a Blu-ray to WMM converter is needed. Here Pavtube BDMagic is strongly recommended to extract video clips that are compatible with Windows Movie Maker from any Blu-rays and DVDs. After the conversion, you can add the video files to Windows Movie Maker without hassle. Besides that, it also has an exclusive function to support ripping Blu-rays and DVDs to editing tools, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and Sony Vegas.

What do you need in advance?

1. Get a PC
2. Connect Blu-ray Driver to your PC
3. Download Pavtube Blu-ray to Movie Maker Converter

Guide: How to convert Blu-ray movies to WMV for Windows Movie Maker

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie.

Download the best Blu-ray Ripper from Pavtube, install and run the app. Insert Blu-ray to disc drive, click the “Load disc” button to import source Blu-ray.

Blu-ray to WMM Converter

Pick one audio track and subtitles in the drop-down list of Audio and Subtitles. You are free to preview Blu-ray movie in the right preview window to check if you get the correct audio track and subtitles.

Step 2. Select output format.

Choose the suitable output format from the “Format” menu, and here choose “WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)” from “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” or “WMV HD(*.wmv)” from “HD Video” as output format. Also read how to backup Blu-ray/DVD for playback on Cyberlink. If you are mac users, you can also rip Blu-ray to FCP for editing.

Windows Movie Maker video format

Tip: If you like, click on the “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters, such as Bitrate, Size, frame rate, etc to your own requirements.

wmm video settings

Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray movies to WMV for Windows Movie Maker.

Double check all press and hit the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray movies to Windows Movie Maker compatible format. Once the conversion finishes, import the ripped video files to Windows Movie Maker and edit them to get your own video clip with ease. Have some mts/m2ts files, learn how to convert them for Adobe After Effects editing.

How can I Convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc. On PC/Mac

What is BDMV?

BDMV contain information about the contents of the Blu-ray disc. BDMV files can keep videos in good color and definition.

Convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc.

Why we need to convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc.

Since BDMV files are normally composed of many files and in huge size and so go against spread around the internet. Worse still, BDMV files are not playable in QuickTime, iTunes, Windows Media Player, iPad, Samsung Galaxy and more media player or portable devices. To completely solve the media incompatible issue, you can convert BDMV files to streaming video format like MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc.

How to convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc.?

In order to convert BDMV files to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc. files, we need a BDMV Converter- Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which is totally the best and completely video converter for BDMV. With it, you can convert BDMV files toMKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV in fast speed and keep the converted video without quality loss. And you can add srt/ass/ssa subtitles to the output videos to make it unique and perfect. Simple interface and CUDA acceleration will bring you an easy but effective conversion. Mac version is here. Now please follow the guidance below to convert BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV On PC/Mac.

How to convert BDMV file to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc. On PC/Mac?

Step 1. Import MKV files for the converter

Install and launch the best BDMV Converter, drag and drop the BDMV files with .mts, or .m2ts extensions or the BDMV folder directly to the main interface of the converter. Or click the “Add Video” button to import BDMV files. If you want, you can merge several video clips by ticking “Merge into one file” box.

best BDMV Converter

Step 2. Set the output format

In its output format list, this app contains almost all popular video formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV(QuickTime), FLV, VOB, MKV etc. Also, lots of optimized pre-settings for various devices and applications like iPhone, iPad, PSP, etc are included. In this step, you just need to choose an output format you want.

Now, I’ll take MP4 for example. Hit the format image on the Output Format panel of the main interface, and then, go to “Format”> “Common Video” > “H.264 Video(*.mp4)” in the pop-up format window.

mp4 video format

Note: This BDMV converter also provides powerful editing function, which enables you to edit your files to your own taste before the conversion, such as cropping or trimming, adding effect, watermark, and subtitles, etc.

Step 3. Optional – You can also click “Settings” to change the output video bitrate, frame rate, size, etc. all according to your needs.

Step 4. Start converting BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV

When everything is done, click the “Convert” button at the bottom-right corner to finishe the BDMV to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV conversion.

While you wait,have a coffee or take a nap and let Video Converter Ultimate do the work in the background. After conversion, you can click “Open” to find the output file, then you are able to play the converted BDMV files by using VLC or QuickTime smoothly. If you like, you can edit them with Windows Movie Maker or Sony Vegas to make your unique video.

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