Backup Blu-ray to Synology DS418j

For Blu-ray disc collectors, if you are look for private storage solution that can satisfy your needs for both large storage capacity and convenient data sharing, the newly launched Synology DS418j can be a good choice for you. Which offers over 40TB single volume raw capacity, besides that, it also gives you the chance to stream your digital contents to you favorite devices via media server such as Plex, Synology’s DS Video, etc. The following article will show you how to copy or backup Blu-ray to Synology DS418j for safe storage or convenient device streaming.

Rip Blu-ray for Synology DS418 storing or device streaming

Break protection from Blu-ray movies

After setting up the Synology DS418j on your computer, then the next step to do is transferring your persona media to the NAS. To copy the movies on Blu-ray disc to Synology DS418j, you will first need to make a digital copy of the Blu-ray movies since you can’t directly save the Blu-ray disc to Synology DS418j. Due to the complicated encryption used on Blu-ray disc, you will need a powerful application to bypass that protection. Here, we highly recommended Pavtube ByteCopy to you. The program can automatically bypass the Blu-ray copy protection and region code with its built-in disc decryter, you can then make personal digital copy of the Blu-ray movies you’ve paid for without any limitation. Besides that, the program also keeps constant update with perfect support for the new encryption such as MKB61 and MKB62 used on many recently released Blu-ray movies.

Best formats for copying Blu-ray to Synology storage or streaming

A lot of people may be confused about which copying mode or formats you should choose to backup Blu-ray movies to Synology DS418j with our application. Here, we will give you some beneficial suggestions.

Full disc copy mode

If you just plan to backup Blu-ray movies to Synology DS418j for storage, then it is ideal for you to choose the 1:1 full disc copy mode offered by our program, this copy mode will backup the entire Blu-ray disc content to computer hard drive with original structure and all audio/subtitle tracks and chapter markers preserved.

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Main movie copy mode

If you care much about the copying time, then just choose the Blu-ray main movie copy mode, which will only copy the Blu-ray main title without the unwanted comments, trailers, ads, etc for streaming and viewing on computer with free Blu-ray player software or standard Blu-ray player device. This copy mode will produce a digital file with smaller file size.

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

For those people who wish to switch between different subtitle languages, audio tracks and quickly jump to the chapters in the movie, then copy Blu-ray to lossless multi-track MKV will make that achieved, which can produce a completed MKV file with all your wanted subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter markers.

Rip Blu-ray to digital formats for Synology DS418j streaming

If you wish to stream Blu-ray movies from Synology DS418j to mobile devices, TV, Roku players, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and DLNA devices, you can either use our program to convert Blu-ray to those devices compatible digital file formats or those devices preset profile formats with the optimal playback settings.

Pavtube ByteCopy is available on Windows 10/8.1/8/7, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Mac version – Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac for macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.

Step by Step to Copy or Backup Blu-ray Movies to Synology DS418j

Step 1: Import Blu-ray movies into the program.

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn’t ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read on the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface, alternatively, you can also import Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO files with the program.

Load Blu-ray movies

Step 2: Backup Blu-ray to Synology DS418j in different ways.

Full disc copy

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

Main Blu-ray 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 Blu-ray video, you will get .m2ts as output.

Blu-ray main title 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 Blu-ray to ” Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” under “Multi-track Video” category.

Blu-ray to lossless multi-track MKV copy

Convert Blu-ray to streaming devices compatible formats

Here, select the output digital file format according to which devices you plan to stream the Blu-ray 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.

Convert Blu-ray to device compatible file formats

Step 3: Start Blu-ray to Synology DS418j backup process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin Blu-ray 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 from Synology DS418j.

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