Has anyone ripped their DVD collection to a work with all of hardware including PLEX? I have about 200 DVDs and it seems like it’d be very time consuming and tedious. Is there a good piece of software that I can just take a few minutes to get set the way I want to rip and backup my DVDs to Plex Media Server for streaming?
Searching high and low online, I finally got some tips and ticks for getting all my DVDs into Plex. To get DVD collection to Plex, what you need to do is to rip DVD into Plex Media Server friendly format like MP4, MKV first. There’s all kinds of different software out there (some free, some not) with a variety of different options. Among them, I found Pavtube DVDAid got top reviews and can be taken as a powerful DVD to Plex converter software to rip copy-protected DVD to Plex- compatible MP4/MKV format with a wink. Furthermore, it continuously upgrades to offer you up-to-date DVD backup solution, making it a top contender and worthy of consideration by any DVD to Plex converter buyers. Here I will an easy guide for copying and streaming DVDs to Plex Media Server with a few mouse clicks. This DVD to Plex conversion will be done in good quality and high speed.
How to Convert DVD to Plex for streaming with Best Video Quality
1. Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD to Plex Ripper(Mac version is here) and click the “Load Disc” button to have the DVD content imported. You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting.
2. Click Format bar and choose “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” from HD Video, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it. In addition to Plex, you can also copy your DVD Cloud Storage, Drobo 5N Network Hard Drive and NAS server for backup.
Tip: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
3. Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD to Plex Media Server compatible video files.
Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, Plex will recognize, catalog, play and stream these DVD files at ease. Wanna output a multi-track audio for playing on media players via Plex? Pavtube ByteCopy will be the best choice to do DVD to Multi-track MP4/MKV conversion.