You can copy Blu-ray to ISO images to protect your discs with the original video and audio quality. But the size will be also nearly original. To get the smallest size, the best way is to rip Blu-ray to HEVC/H.265 video cause H.265 can compress video twice than H.264/AVC codec with the same picture quality. Generally, a 30-40GB can be compressed to 7-15GB in H.265/HEVC MKV. Some people would worry that it will cost too much time in that HEVC encoding is CPU heavy.
If you are using NVIDIA 980TI, you won’t need to worry that. NVIDIA 980TI supports HEVC encoding acceleration. So if your Blu-ray Ripper supports NVIDIA CUDA or NVIDIA NVENC hardware acceleration, you can same a lot of time on Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC encoding on NVIDIA 980TI. Of course, not only NVIDIA 980TI, all the GeForce GTX 900 Series GPUs can make you rip 30-40GB Blu-Ray to 7-15GB H.265/HEVC MKV rapidly.
Best NVIDIA HEVC Encoder to Tip Blu-ray to HEVC on NVIDIA 980TI
In the recent update, Pavtube ByteCopy version 22.214.171.124 supports to the most advanced hardware acceleration NVIDIA CUDA & NVIDIA NVENC by both H.264 and H.265 codec, which can give users 30x Blu-ray ripping speed than before. Learn more Pavtube ByteCopy Upgraded Supporting H.265 NVIDIA CUDA Acceleration.
So, if your computer is geared up with H.265 encoding capable graphics card like NVIDIA 980TI (Please refer to the document on official website of nvidia to check whether your computer is H.265 encoding capable: https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-video-codec-sdk), you can use Pavtube ByteCopy to convert Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC MKV, H.265/HEVC MP4 easily and quickly. Apart from Blu-ray, Pavtube ByteCopy also can rip DVD to H.265 video with NVIDIA CUDA acceleration.
Pavtube ByteCopy Trial version – A trial is free but the output video will have Pavtube logo in the middle. You may download a trial and see how it works.
Pavtube ByteCopy Retail version. A full version is offered at $42 by Pavtube Studio.
How to Rip 30-40GB Blu-Ray to 7-15GB H.265/HEVC MKV on NVIDIA 980TI?
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies
Install and launch the best Blu-ray to H.265 Converter program. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click “Load from disc” icon to load your Blu-ray movies and DVD discs. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO and DVD folder and DVD ISO/IFO.
Step 2: Choose H.265/HEVC for output format.
In ByteCopy, you would find H.265 MP4 profile under Common Video and HD Video categories. Choose either one for output. You also can choose HD MKV from HD Video category and set video codes to x265 in “Settings“. Meanwhile, you are allowed to adjust profile parameters like display resolution, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate to achieve the best video and audio playback on your device.
Step 3. Utilizing Nvidia GPU Hardware Acceleration In ByteCopy
Now, move your cursor to “Tools” button on the top of the main interface to choose “Options”. Then you can enable GPU Encode acceleration.
Step 4: Start ripping Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC MKV
Hit on the “Convert” button and Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC MKV Conversion begins. When the conversion is done, open output folder, find the ripped movie inoutput folder.
How to Play Back H.265 Encoded Videos?
If you just simply want to watch your H.265 encoded videos at hand, VLC is strongly recommended. This all-in-one player can play nearly everything including DVDs, Blu-rays and almost all standard-formatted videos, of course, H.265 is supported. Tests show that the H.265 playback with Media Player is very smooth.
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