How to Rip and Stream my Blu-ray and DVD Movies to play over home network?
I’d like to convert my Blu-ray and DVD into a format that is compatible on a home network for streaming. What can I do have a backup before I can share my BD/DVD on computers, hard drives, TV and media servers via home network(LAN) and play the movie?
What you need to stream Movies via home network
Streaming media from online sources provides a huge variety of movies, TV shows, and music that can be rented or watched for free. Still, you may have downloaded movies and music and stored them on your computer as well over home network.
The following things are required when streaming:
1. Media files stored on a computer, external hard drive, network attached storage (NAS) drive, or media server
2. Media-server software
3. An A/V home-network router
4. A connection to the router
5. A media player
How to Watch Blu-ray/DVD Movies through home network?
Most media players and servers would refuse to play Blu-ray and DVD due to disc protection, so the Blu-ray and DVD discs should be compatible with all devices over home network both in formats and specifications. In order to stream Blu-ray/DVD from computer to home network, the first thing you should do is to rip and convert BD/DVD to home network with some professional BD/DVD ripping program, such as Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac which is 50% OFF at 2015 Easter Special lasting to Apr 10th. Time-limited! Never miss! (Read review)
Overall, this program is designed for Mac uses to rip Blu-ray/DVD into digital formats for backup on home network for streaming everywhere. I’ve tried and I find it’s capable of converting just about every title that I own; it’s easy of use and choices for decode/encode to all popular formats playable by TV/network storage. I’ve found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves. The sound can be kept with the original Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Download it and see the detailed tutorial as below. .
How to convert Blu-ray/DVD to backup and play over home network?
Step 1. Launch Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac; import disc.
Inset your DVD to computer; if you want to rip Blu-rays, use an external drive to connect it to your computer. Then hit “load disc” to import the discs. You can also drag and drop Blu-ray/DVD folder, ISO/IFO files to it directly.
Note that you shall keep Internet connected during this period.
Step 2. Choose format.
Hit “Format” drop-down list and choose “HD Video > MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” as the most widely used format for playback on TV and Media Players.
Step 3. Adjust output settings (Optional)
You can click “Settings” (besides “Format”) to change target video size, bitrate, frame rate and other specs. Change the size to “Original” to get full size picture that can be playback on TV clearly. And the higher bitrate you choose, the better video quality will be.
Step 4. Start the Blu-ray/DVD to MKV conversion.
Back to the main interface and hit the “Convert” to start converting Blu-ray & DVD to HD MKV; this converter will start all the tasks in batch. Wait for a while till the conversion completed; click “Open output folder” to quick locate the converted files. Now set up a Wi-Fi connection to the home network, upload the movies to your network storage, and then stream to TV or media players for playback.
What’s More about ByteCopy for Mac:
1. Wworks at No.1 fast ripping speed and with fantastic output quality;
2. It has the ability to parry all Blu-ray and DVD copy protections (the latest Disney X-program DRM included);
3. Built in with 200+ profiles, it can rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8, and so on;
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