Rip 4K Blu-ray to PS4 Pro Streaming

Diana Joan

Sep 23, 2016 05:09 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics

Sony has just revealed its PlayStation 4 Pro console, which means we’ve generally focused on what it’s capable of, be it HDR support, cross-platform compatibility for all games, and so on. That said, the PS4 Pro can’t do everything – specifically, play 4K resolution Blu-Ray movies. From the feedbacks, it can’t be solved unless you rip 4K Blu-ray to PS4 Pro supported video.

4K Blu-ray to PS4 Pro

By ripping 4K Blu-ray to MKV, AVI, MP4, you can stream 4K Blu-ray movies on PS4 Pro via USB stick or Plex media server. But 4K Blu-ray has stricter copy protection, so the Blu-ray Ripper you use must be powerful enough to decrypt the latest 4K Blu-ray encryption.

Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac  is strongly recommended as the best 4K Blu-ray to PS4 Pro Converter, which can rip and convert 4K Blu-ray to PS4...

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Watch blu-ray on Apple TV 5 from iTunes

Diana Joan

Sep 20, 2016 05:44 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

According to Apple product release tradition, the next Apple TV – the 5th-generation Apple TV, or Apple TV 5 should be coming. Indeed, there are already rumours that a next-generation Apple TV might arrive in late 2016, although Apple could also be waiting until next year to release a special model to celebrate the Apple TV’s 10th birthday.

Here’s when the four generations of Apple TV launched:

  • 1st-gen Apple TV: January 2007
  • 2nd-gen Apple TV: September 2010
  • 3rd-gen Apple TV: March 2012
  • 4th-gen Apple TV: September 2015

However, this guide will leave the rumour to you but will give you the information necessary for ripping Blu-ray collections into iTunes using Blu-ray ripping tool so that you can watch Blu-ray movies on your Apple TV 5G or the older Apple TV 4/3/2/1 later without Blu-ray...

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Convert Blu-ray Audio Disc to FLAC for MacBook Pro/TV Streaming

Diana Joan

Sep 16, 2016 02:35 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

FLAC is a musical file format that offers bit-perfect copies of CDs at half the size, and is compatible with many phones (including the iPhone). It is basically a Blu-ray disc encoded as 24-bit/96kHzor 24-bit/192kHz audio recording in three lossless formats: PCM, , and DTS-HD Master. Sometimes, for convenient enjoyment, people need to extract FLAC from Blu-ray audio disc for their devices such as TV and MacBook Pro:

"I have a number of Blu-ray Audio discs that I’m able to convert to FLAC tracks. I browsed many high-resolution forums in an attempt to figure out how to rip my Blu-ray audio discs but got nothing. I plan to store both my high-res audio and Blu-ray rips on an external HD for streaming on primarily my MacBook Pro, but eventually my TV."

Blu-ray to FLAC

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Play Blu-ray on TV via USB 3.0 HDD

Diana Joan

Sep 13, 2016 01:34 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Nowadays, more and more TVs apply USB 3.0 port, giving you higher data transmission speed via USB. It even won’t cost you too much time to transfer a king-size movie to TV for streaming via USB 3.0 port from USB 3.0 Flash Drive. So if you are planning to backup Blu-ray to USB HDD for TV streaming directly without needing Blu-ray Player, it will be a good idea to store Blu-ray to USB 3.0 Flash Drive. 

 

It is simple to copy Blu-ray to USB 3.0 Flash Drive for TV directly streaming. The main step is to bypass the encryption schedule and extract digital files from Blu-ray discs. With Blu-ray Ripper, it can be done easily. Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac has proved so reliable among a mass of Blu-ray and DVD collectors...

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Alternative to Windows Media Center – Watch My Movies

Diana Joan

Sep 09, 2016 05:41 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics

Microsoft has announced that after a dozen years, it would no longer include support for Windows Media Center (WMC) in Windows 8/10. To get it, you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro and purchase the Media Center Pack. And Windows 10 doesn’t have it at all.If you’re using Windows 8 or 10 and don’t want to buy two separate upgrades just to use a program that once came standard with Windows, you can try one of these alternative media center applications for your HTPC.

Windows Media Center

PC-based WMC alternatives

Kodi/XBMC now runs on a great variety of operating systems and hardware. It supports ARM and Intel processors, Windows, OS X, and several shades of Linux. There’s even the Linux variant OpenElec, a purpose-built version of Linux for running Kodi that’s light enough to run on a Raspberry Pi...

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Backup Blu-ray to HP MediaSmart Server

Diana Joan

Sep 06, 2016 09:51 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

HP MediaSmart Server helps family out by not only keeping data safe, but also by streaming media. Thus, many people are looking at possibly getting an HP Mediasmart windows home server to use to stream Blu-ray movies. Of course, this needs you to rip Blu-ray to digital files in advance.

For some newbies, ripping Blu-ray is not as easy as ripping DVD cause nearly all Blu-rays have more complicated encryption than DVD. To help you enjoy Blu-ray movies via HP MediaSmart Server, here the articles shows you the way to rip Blu-ray to HP MediaSmart Server quickly.

To rip Blu-ray to put onto HP MediaSmart Server, all you need is a Blu-ray ripper to rip Blu-ray movies to a more compatible format for all devices...

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How to play M2TS with Plex media server?

Diana Joan

Sep 02, 2016 07:54 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

M2TS is a filename extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format. It is used for multiplexing audio, video and other streams. It is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container. However, M2TS can’t be played on Plex fine. Sometimes, you may encounter Plex M2TS capability issue:

"I have several m2ts files in my movie/video folder, but they are not recognized by Plex. Is it required to convert these to an mkv or other supported format before Plex will pick them up and add them to my library? "

"I have a lot of Blu-ray rips in s .m2ts and other .ts files. They are/were transcoding and streaming fine on version 0.9.12.19. I upgraded to 0.9.15.2 and they won’t transcoding/streaming...

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Will Mac Support Blu-ray in the Future?

Diana Joan

Aug 30, 2016 03:42 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Out of the box, your Mac can do almost anything, but playing Blu-ray movies isn’t one of them. Not only do Macs not ship with Blu-ray playback software built in, but Apple still doesn’t make a drive capable of reading Blu-ray discs. Why Macs never support Blu-ray? With more and more people using Macs, the question is asked often. Will Mac get Blu-ray in the future? The answer is NO.

Blu-ray to Mac

Why Macs Never Support Blu-ray? 

Since HD-DVDs have been officially discontinued, the disappointment will soon turn into frustration. In 2008, Mr. Steves said that licensing was the main issue keeping Blu-ray away from Mac. Apparently, they didn’t want their customers to pay more for a drive they would hardly use...

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What Equipment Do I Need to Play Blu-ray Disc on My Mac or PC?

Diana Joan

Aug 26, 2016 08:17 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Blu-ray is getting more popular comparing to HD DVD for its large storage capacity and HD video effect. Blu-ray also is more difficult to stream than DVD. Thes are frequently asked question when referring to Blu-ray playback on PC and Mac. Therefor, here lists the equipment you need to play Blu-disc on Mac and PC.

copy Blu-ray on Mac

Why can’t Blu-ray play on PC and Mac?

1. No Blu-ray drive. Blu-ray is a new format, so the old optical drive cannot read Blu-ray discs.

2. low hardware configuration. Blu-ray requires fairly robust and reliable hardware for the smooth playback of Blu-ray disc.

3. Encoding. Blu-ray discs are encoded with programming beyond that of a normal DVD, such as region code, AACS or BD+ from the latest bluray disc, etc. Learn >> Why Mac Never Get Blu-ray?

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Import DVD to FCP X in multi-track ProRes 422 (HQ)4444ProxyLT

Diana Joan

Aug 23, 2016 03:02 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Even you are not a TV producer, you also can create and produce your own video to upload YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram for sharing and show your personality. For Mac users, the best video editing tool would be Final Cut Pro X, which is a revolutionary application for creating, editing, and producing the highest-quality video. But if your source videos are some DVDs, you will seem to be at your wits end. Because Final Cut Pro X maybe support some camera videos but not DVD videos. So if you want to import DVD video to FCP X for editing, you are so lucky here cause this article is just focusing on the way to rip DVD to FCP X in multi-track ProRes 422 (HQ)/4444/Proxy/LT.

Through converting DVD to multi-track ProRes 422 (HQ)/4444/Proxy/LT for FCP X, you can preserve multi-track audio and subtit...

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