Getting Blu-rays into Emby Media Server for Sharing
If you have a pile of Blu-rays, Emby Media Server is a wise choice to help you to manage the movies and access your content on a multitude of different devices for sharing. Whereas, Emby does not currently support direct playing Blu-ray. This simple guide focuses on how you can watch and stream Blu-ray on Emby Media Server easily. Just read on.
Actually, if the audio and video streams in the file are otherwise compatible with Emby Media Server, it will be streamed and played well. That means if you want to enable Emby to read Blu-ray files easily, you could try to convert Blu-ray to Emby Media Server friendly format like H.264 .mp4 that could fix the problem.
To rip Blu-ray movie for Emby, what you need is a Blu-ray ripping tool. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is just the best choice. With it, you can remove the strict Blu-ray protection and region restrictions and rip Blu-ray movies to Emby Media Server readable video MP4, MKV very quickly while retaining great video quality. If you're using a Mac, please turn to Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which enables you to convert Blu-ray movies to Emby on Mac OS X (El Capitan). Now download the program and follow the steps below to get your work done.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Guide: Rip Blu-ray to Emby Media Server compatible format
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies
Launch Blu-ray ripper; click disc button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. Loaded Blu-ray movies can be previewed in the right preview window.
Step 2. Decide on output format
Click Format bar and choose a compatible format for Emby Media Server. MP4, MKV from Common Video are the proper choice.
Tip: If you need, you can also click "Settings" to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.
Step 3. Edit Blu-ray movies (Optional)
You can even use its provided Edit feature to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and more.
Step 4. Start conversion
The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to Emby media server.
After the conversion, click the Open button to locate the resulted videos. Now it would be available for you to view Blu-ray movies through Emby Media Server or for sharing.