How to Backup and Store Blu-ray and DVD Disc to Western Digital
It may be the best option for you to backup all of your Blu-ray and DVD collections and store them on Network Attached Storage(NAS), so that all the Blu-ray and DVD discs may avoid corrupting. The most important is, it will allowing you to enjoy them on your devices including your Smartphone, tablet, HDTV via most media streaming devices when you backup and store your Blu-ray and DVD collections on NAS.
In this case, this article comes out, show you the simplest and most effcient way to backup Blu-ray and DVD disc so that you can store Blu-ray and DVD movies on Western Digital NAS for enjoying on any portable devices you like.
I share some of my experience in these following pages, please feel free to turn to the NAS make you using:
Warm Tip: Please make sure that all the DVD/Blu-ray ripping are just for personal use. The law may allow your backup but don’t allow you to spread the backed up content or use the backed up content in commercial occasion.
Backup and Store Blu-ray and DVD Disc to Western Digital
In order to backup Blu-ray and DVD movies to Asustor, you'd better choose Western Digital My Cloud Pro PR2100 or PR4100 Model, since those models transcoding support with high bitrate 1080p media. In this way, you can backup Blu-ray and DVD movies in 1080p without quality loss on Asustor.
|Required software: Blu-ray Ripper
Trial download: turn to download center to get FREE TRAIL version
|To put dozens of Blu-ray and DVD movies to Western Digital NAS device for storing or streaming, you may have to rip and convert Blu-ray and DVD to Western Digital NAS compatible MP4 or MKV format first.
What you need is a professional Blu-ray and DVD ripping tool that supports converting Blu-ray to MP4/MKV for Western Digital NAS with the best quality. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is just the right solution for you.
With it, you can rip Blu-ray and DVD to Western Digital NAS proper format with best settings for streaming while maintaining the highest quality possible. Of course, this Blu-ray ripper can also help you backup Blu-ray files with whole structure or just contain main movie as you want. What's more, it also enables you to rip Blu-ray for directly playback on Android, iOS, Windows based devices.
==> Guide: Rip Blu-ray and DVD disc to Western Digital NAS
Download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper FREE TRAIL version on your Windows (10) PC. Follow the guide to rip Blu-ray and DVD disc to Western Digital NAS step-by-step. For Mac users, please switch to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (compatible with macOS Sierra).
Here we take Windows Blu-ray Ripper screenshot, Mac Version share the same steps besides the tiny difference in interface.
STEP 1. Add Blu-ray or DVD movies
Run the Blu-ray Ripper, then click the disc like button to load your Blu-ray/DVD disc. DVD disc, DVD folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray audio track/subtitle.
Tip: Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and computer should networked so that the ripper can access key for cracking the copy-protections.
STEP 2. Choose output format
To convert Blu-ray to Western Digital NAS for storing and streaming, just click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then choose MKV, H.264 MP4 from Common Video profile list.
If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or MKV HD Video(*.mkv) as output format.
Or depends on your device, you can choose a suitable video format from catalogues.
Tip: If you think the video size this not suitable for your devices, you can first choose any one of the provided type, then change the settings. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.
The full/direct copyed Blu-ray and DVD *.vob, m2ts files from Blu-ray and DVD disc are playable with VLC, which is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files.
STEP 3. Start converting Blu-ray to Western Digital NAS
Press the "Convert" button to start ripping Blu-ray movies for Western Digital NAS streaming.
You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.
When the conversion finishes, click Open button to find the output files, and then you can upload them to Western Digital NAS for streaming and sharing.
Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the Western Digital NAS and HD TV or other media players. Then just enjoy the high quality movies at ease.