How to Add DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac (macOS High Sierra)

Diana Joan

May 09, 2017 08:13 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS, Server

With the development of Plex Media Server, watching DVD on player is not the main popular way. User can’t get rid of the heavy player and frail DVD disc. Sometimes, when you borrow a precious DVD to friends, you are worrying about the DVD safety problem. Thankfully, Plex Media Server can save all DVD disc, user can add DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac and get rid of DVD disc forever. You can watch DVD movie on PC, phone or a browse, you can share the DVD movie with friends by Plex, so nice design.

Don’t be happy too early, bad news: Plex can’t support DVD folder and files, user must find someway to change DVD to Plex supported video formats, like: MKV, MP4, AVI, etc. How to do? A great software: DVD Ripper is designed for this goal. Search "DVD Ripper" on google, most user like to choose Handbrake which is a famous DVD Ripper, however, this software can’t support copy protected and especially the latest DVDs natively, it’s really a big trouble. Want to rip and backup any DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac? Following will introduce a powerful DVD Ripper for you.

Dream DVD Ripper for Copying DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac(macOS Sierra)

Where to find a perfect DVD Ripper? Here, you can know the best DVD Ripper in the world: Bytecopy for Mac  which can satisfy user any needs. Following is the main reasons why this software stands out from the countless marker.

No 1. With this DVD Ripper, user don’t worry about the complicated DVD protection any more, this software can help you to remove all the playback obscatle, such as: Region code, BD+, AACS, UOP, etc.

No 2. This DVD ripper allows user to output any video formats that Plex supports, like: MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, etc. User can get a perfect video file. Best of all, this software provides the lossless MKV video which can keep all audio tracks and subtitles.

No 3. Want to enjoy 3D movie free? With this DVD Ripper, user can convert common DVD to 3D video and enjoy DVD on VR headsets. Don’t pay any money and also can make full use of old DVD disc.

There are too many features, such as: perfect video setting feature, video editing feature, etc. You can download the trial version which is free. Also user can download the ByteCopy for Windows version for Mac operating system. This review may be useful for you.

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How to Backup DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac(macOS Sierra)?

Step 1. Load DVD disc 

Insert your DVD disc into aDVD drive, open the Mac DVD backup program on your Mac computer, click “File” > “Load from disc” to load DVD disc into the program. You also can load  Blu-ray to this software.

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Step 2. Choose Plex Supported Video Format

When you choose the output video format, MKV is a good choice which can be supported by most media player and devices. Nest of all, this powerful DVD Ripper provides many MKV format for you, click “Format” and open the video world, all the excellent video formats are here, as the following picture. You can choose other video format, this software also provides multiple options for you.

MKV output

TIP: Before the final step, you can enter the “Settings” interface. At here, you can configure the video and audio encoder codec, bitrate and video resolution, video frame rate, audio channel, audio sample rate. All the parameters are decided by you. If you don’t know how to set, you can skip this tip or just keep the original setting.


Step 3. Strat DVD to Plex Conversion process

After all the video formats and settings are finished, go back to the main interface and click “Convert” to start the magic DVD to Plex conversion. This software is safe and stable, you don’t worry about the interruption issue any more.

After you get the converted DVD movie, you can backup to PC or upload to NAS, then you can add DVD to Plex Media Server, even when you go outside, you can still watch DVD movie by Plex, it’s cool. Hope this software can be your dream DVD assistant.

How to Add DVD Movies to Plex Media Server?

Step 1. Download, install and launch Plex app.

Step 2. Create a Plex account.

Step 3. Add library by clicking “Add Section” button and selecting “Movies”.

Step 4. Select the DVD rips you want to add and click the Add Folder button.

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