Use VLC to watch ripped Blu-ray Main Title in M2TS from 3TB hard drive

Diana Joan

May 25, 2015 08:40 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

“It would be great if VLC allowed to play Bluray folders from my 3TB hard disk drive. Can anyone give me a run through on what tools/applications I’m best using for this, so I can play Blu-ray with my VLC player freely? Thanks.” 

Read Blu-ray Backup/Ripping Tips and Solutions

First, a quick note: we know that there is still a lot of legal ambiguity around ripping content that you have legally purchased. At Audioholics, we believe that you should be able to watch purchased media on your system regardless of whether it’s coming from a standalone Blu-ray player or a media center frontend. Actually, it’s not as difficult as you imagine.

With 3rd- party tools (a Blu-ray drive and Blu-ray ripping software are necessary), stroring Blu-ray on 3TB hard drive and handling Blu-ray from on VLC becomes easy. Since VLC plays the m2ts files well, in this article, we will quickly walk you through how to backup Blu-ray Main Title in M2TS from 3TB hard drive for VLC watching.

At first, Pavtube BDMagic is highly recommended to help you achieve your goal. With it, you can backup main movie only from Blu-ray into M2TS files leaving out extras using Directly Copy feature. In addition, it takes everything from the Blu-ray, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles so you can back up Blu-rays with original structures without quality loss with Full Disc Copy feature.

And with decent decrypting capability, high quality video output, considerate backup solution and specific format templates for versatile PMP devices (iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Xbox, PS3, Android. Windows tablets and phones, etc), Pavtube BDMagic ranks top on the Blu-ray ripping application list. Now just get it and follow the steps below.

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Rip Blu-ray to 3TB hard drive for VLC watching in three simple steps

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies

Insert Blu-ray Disc to the Blu-ray drive you’ve owned to read Blu-ray Disc. Launch the Mac Blu-ray Ripper and click “Load Blu-ray” button to import Blu-ray movies.

Step 2: Choose Directly Copy Blu-ray disc

Click “Format” bar, choose “Copy” > “Directly Copy” from the Format menu and then specify a folder to save the M2TS files from Blu-ray disc.

Step 3: Start Blu-ray backup

Hit “Convert” button to start copying M2TS streams from your Blu-ray Disc to internal 3TB hard drive. When the copying work is done, you are able to click “Open” button to get the output .m2ts files without any other extra structures or contents. Now just stream and watch your ripped m2ts video with VLC Player and even share with your families and friends with ease.

Pavtube BDMagic Pros:

1. All-in-one. Do crack and convert DVD and Blu-ray.
2. Fast. GPU acceleration(CUDA) ready.
3. Easy operation. 2 steps process for making Blu-ray full copy.
4. Flexible. You decide which streams to keep, what codec to use, and what quality to export.
5. Application Stability. The stability and safety is basic for any software. It’s compatible with Windows 10.

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