Easy Way to Backup Blu-ray discs Keeping chapter markers

Diana Joan

Jan 17, 2015 12:29 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics

When you’ve collected lots of Blu-ray discs with the favorite movies, it’s necessary to back up them on mobile devices with retaining chapter markers since watching movies on portable devices is still something different from playback Blu-ray movies on computer – that is to say, we cannot skip viewing movies without chapter markers. 



Let’s take a look at the best and easy way to back up and play any Blu-ray rip with keeping chapter markers. (Also have some DVD discs, you can also rip your DVD with retaining chapter markers)Requirement

Pavtube BDMagic, which is all-in-one Blu-ray ripping and Blu-ray backup software. (Read Blu-ray Rippers review) As a Blu-ray backup tool, this software an easy-to-use program, which just needs several clicks to complete the full disc copying with all information including chapter markers, audio tracks and subtitle streams included. If you are on Mac OS X, BDMagic for Mac is right for you. Download the right version and follow the step-by-step tutorial.How to keep chapter markers when ripping Blu-ray

Step 1: Insert Blu-ray disc to your Blu-ray drive, and run the excellent Blu-ray Copy software. Click the Blu-ray disc button to load your Blu-ray. The Blu-ray titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.



Step 2: Click “Browse” button to select a destination folder for the output files.

Step 3: Click quick button “Copy the entire disc” to starts copying the Blu-ray disc to hard drive maintaining chapter markers.

As soon as the copying task finished, you can click “Open” button to locate the Blu-ray directory. The decrypted Blu-ray folder contains all information and contents in the original disc. Among them, the BDMV folder is the most important one with audio and video files in it. Open BDMV -> STREAM folder and you will find all the .m2ts movie clips. 

You can play these M2TS videos on PC or have a further conversion and transfer to other devices for playback. Or you can copy the main movie from Blu-ray directly into m2ts file and output lossless mkv from Blu-ray for watching with chapters.How to play backed up Blu-ray movies with chapter markers

Below shows how to select specific chapter as starting point when playing ripped Blu-ray movie in VLC Media Player.

Step 1. Run VLC Media Player, follow “Media” menu>> “Open File…” to browse and play ripped Blu-ray movie in VLC Media Player. Or just click the ripped Blu-ray movie and open in VLC.

Step 2. From the Playback drop-down list, click “Chapter” to select any chapter you want to start playing ripped Blu-ray movie in VLC Media Player.

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