Backup DVD to Synology DS418j

DS418j is a 4-bay NAS server designed for home and personal users to effectively manage, protect and share data. The DS418j can work as a home media hub to stream your digital contents to your favorite devices such as computers, mobile devices, Samsung TV, Roku players, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices. For DVD movie collectors, it would be a good option for you to backup DVD movies to Synology DS418j, so that you can conveniently view on any devices as you like. The following article will show you how to make the job easily done.

What formats to rip DVD for Synology DS418ji?

As a Network Attached Storage, Synology DS418j has no specific requirements on the file formats storing on it. If your main purpose is just to make a DVD to NAS backup, it would be a good option for you to make a 1:1 full DVD disc copy with the original file structure. However, if you wish to stream the backed up files to computer, mobile devices, TVs, TV boxes or DLNA devices, then it would be essential for you to rip DVD to a digital file formats compatible with those devices. Or you will suffer format incompatible issue. For those people who wish to preserve the multiple audio tracks or subtitle languages in original DVD movies, then you will need to backup DVD to lossless multi-track MKV format.

Best tool to Copy/Backup DVD to Synology DS418j

If you a looking for a comprehensive solution that enables you to backup or rip DVD movies to Synology DS418j in all the ways listed above. We highly recommend you our best DVD to NAS Ripper – Pavtube ByteCopy to you. The program can powerfully bypass all DVD copy protection and region code in the background automatically with its built-in disc decrypter. You can then freely make a digital copy or backup from the DVD disc movies without any limitation.

As a combo function of DVD copy and DVD Ripper, Pavtube ByteCopy not only allows you to make a entire disc copy with all the subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter information for safe storage on Synology DS418j, a fast main movie copy without unwanted comments, trailers, ads, etc for viewing on computer with DVD player software or a DVD to lossless multi-track MKV format for viewing on media player software with all your wanted subtitle languages, audio tracks. What’s more, you can also choose to rip DVD to smartphone, tablet, TVs, Media Streaming Devices or DLNA devices compatible file formats for streaming via Plex Media Server.

Pavtube ByteCopy is available on Windows 10/8.1/8/7, it is also accomplished with accompanied by an up-to-date Mac version – Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac for macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc. The program keeps constant update with perfect support for the new Windows OS and Mac OS. What’s more, it supports to produce high quality results, you can’t find any difference between the ripped video and the original source disc.

Step by Step to Copy or Backup DVD Movies to Synology DS418j?

Step 1: Import DVD Movies.

Download, install and run this DVD ripper.  You can load DVD by clicking “File” > “Load from disc”. Or load DVD Folder by clicking “File” > “Load from folder” or load DVD IFO/ISO image by clicking “File” > “Load IFO/ISO”.

Import DVD movies

Step 2: Different ways to backup DVD to Synology DS418j.

On the top tool bar of the main interface, use the Full disc copy option to make an entire disc copy of original DVD structure without changing anything.

Main DVD movie copy

From “Format” bar drop-down list, select “Copy” > “Direct” Copy, you can then copy the selected movie file in its original format without quality loss. When directly copy a DVD video, you will get .vob as output.

Main DVD movie copy

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

To preserve all your wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams in the source movie, you can use the program to rip DVD to ” Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” under “Multi-track Video” category.

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

Rip DVD to streaming devices compatible formats

Here, select the output digital file format according to which devices you plan to stream the DVD movies from Synology DS418j to. Here, we choose one of the best compatible digital file formats “H.264 HD Video(*mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Output streaming devices compatible file formats

Step 3: Start DVD to Synology DS418j backup process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin DVD to Synology DS418j copying or ripping process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will produce a digital file for either safe backup or convenient device streaming.

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