Category BD/DVD Tools

Create digital versions of Blu-ray discs

Diana Joan

Jan 29, 2017 06:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Before, many people prefer to buy movies on physical media, versus electronic only. But the enjoyment rely on the heavy Blu-ray Player. You can watch movies like Apple ecosystem. Only transfer the movie to iTunes, you can view the video on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV freely anytime. Fortunatley, if you make your own digital versions of Blu-ray, you can put it to iTunes like a MP4 video can get and enjoy the Blu-ray rips via iTunes on your any Apple device. If you’re interested in creating your own digital copies of your Blu-ray discs, read on to see how I do it.

The Benefits Of Converting Blu-ray To Digital Files

There are absolutely some benefits of converting or ripping Blu-ray movies to digital files on Windows (10) or Mac.

Occasion #1: Well protecting Blu-ray disks from being scratched ...

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Watching 3D Blu-rays on HTC Vive

Diana Joan

Jan 26, 2017 07:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Now, the HTC Vive takes VR a step further and allows full motion in the room for the user. Unlike other VR systems, you are expected to interact within a limited space and get the feeling of actually being in the scene every time. When people want to invest their own VR Headsets, many tend to get a HTC Vive. One of the major benefits of using HTC Vive VR is the ability to watch movies in 3D. 3D Blu-ray, as one of the best 3D course, is ideal for HTC Vive playback:

" if it is possible to watch Blu-ray 3D content on a HTV Vive VR and, if so, what the experience is like?"- from http://forum.blu-ray.com/showthread.php?t=277067

But 3D Blu-ray is physical media, can you watch 3D Blu-ray on HTC Vive? It is entirely possible to watch 3D Blu-ray movies on HTC Vive devices...

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How to Convert 2D Blu-ray Discs to 3D for Samsung TV?

Diana Joan

Jan 23, 2017 08:26 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Many people want to watch a 2D Blu-ray on Samsung TV in 3D mode but don’t know if it can be realized. Here, I can tell you you can watch 2D Blu-ray on Samsung 3D TV in 3D mode by converting 2D Blu-ray to 3D video. How to do that? If you are interested, just read on.

Convert 2D BD to 3D

Getting Started:

    • 3D Blu-ray connected to a 3D TV via a High Speed HDMI Cable 

    • 2D Blu-ray Disc and 3D Glasses 

2D to 3D Conversion

1. Power on the player and TV. Set the TV input/source to where the Blu-ray player is connected. For example, if the player is connected to HDMI 1 on the TV, set the TV source to HDMI 1

2. Once the home menu is displayed, insert the 2D Blu-ray Disc. The player begins to read and loads the disc. Movie trailers and previews begin to play. 



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NVIDIA HEVC Encoder for 4K Blu-ray Ripping to H.265 MKV

Diana Joan

Jan 22, 2017 07:36 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools, Hot Topics

NVIDIA HEVC Encoder for 4K Blu-ray Ripping to in ByteCopy

From the following picture we can know 4K Blu-ray video is higher than other format video. It’s why more and more people want to buy 4K Blu-ray. Why do we need to 4K Blu-ray to H.265 MKV? No doubt, we all want to enjoy higher visual experience. But not all the Blu-ray players can support to play 4K video, so we can rip 4K Blu-ray to other format that players can play Blu-ray ith the 4K resolution instead. Sine having mentioned 4K Blu-ray, you must think of graphic card which can accelerate video encode, if a software can support HEVC decode based on the NVIDIA, it must be complete. Following will show you how to realize this complete combination: NVIDIA HEVC Encoder for 4K Blu-ray Ripping to H.265 MKV.

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What Is The Most Efficient Way of Adding Subtitles to A Video in Movie Maker?

Diana Joan

Jan 22, 2017 05:45 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools, Video Tools

What is the most efficient way of adding subtitles to a video in Movie Maker

With the electronic equipment development, we can use all kinds of video device to take the video, when your birthday is coming, you can record the happy memory with you friends or family, maybe you’ll be a mom, you must want to record the stirring moment. Lovers are more like to record every minutes in their life. There is too many places we need to record, life is so beautiful. But how to edit your wanted subtitles in these videos by yourself to make your video more wonderful? I recommend 2 ways to add subtitles in the video to share with you.

Hot Search: Window Maker Video Format|Convert MP4 to Movie Maker| Edit AVI movie in Movie Maker

Efficient Way:With the Help of Movie Maker

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Why Can’t Your DVD Player Read DVD?

Diana Joan

Jan 18, 2017 08:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Why Can’t Your DVD Player Read DVD?

We are familiar with DVD, we use it to listen to music, enjoy the movies, we often play DVD with DVD player at home, The big TV screen bring us the magic visual experience. when you get a beloved DVD movie and want to be immerse in it on your sofa by DVD player. The TV screen is blank. You may say “oh, come on”

Maybe you just want to stay at home and relax your mind and body with DVD movie and snacks, this problem is just like a huge disaster to you. Your sunny weekend become black weekend. Don’t be down. Here will show you all the possibility why your DVD player can’t read DVD.

First, we should know the operation principle of DVD player, then we can use exclusive method to find the question point from the following DVD player operating flow chart...

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HEVC codec support (h.265 / x.265) in Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player

Diana Joan

Jan 16, 2017 08:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

HEVC normally exists 4K Blu-ray. But for some Blu-ray Players which only can play HD Blu-ray which is encoded with AVC, VC-1, MPEG 2, they don’t support HEVC codec like below:

"Hi all, I have a Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player with latest firmware which support h.264 codec but not h.265 (HEVC). Is there any plan to add HEVC codec in this player? Thanks in advance."

It may take some time to add H.265 into Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player, so when you need to play HEVC video on it, you can make your H.265 files to H.264 which it currently support. 

How to Transcode H.265 to H.264 Video for Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player?

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a professional tool to help you convert, edit, enhance, organize HEVC video. It can transcode HEVC video to H...

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How to Rip 4K HEVC Blu-ray to Plex with GPU Acceleration?

Diana Joan

Jan 13, 2017 09:46 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Since ffmpeg supports HEVC so Plex and Kodi support HEVC video transport and streaming. 4K Blu-ray is normally encoded with HEVC and a few part is encoded with VP9 so when you want to rip 4K Blu-ray to NAS for Plex streaming on 4K TV or Xbox One S, you can rip HEVC 4K Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 or H.265 MKV for Plex.

Getting Started

HEVC encoding is CPU-taking so when you rip 4K Blu-ray to Plex by H.265 codec, you should use a Blu-ray Ripper supporting NVIDIA CUDA hardware acceleration and a high-end computer greared with CUDA-enabled GPU. In addition, comparing to Blu-ray, 4K UHD Blu-ray is harder to decrypt cause it has more complex encryption...

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2 Ways to Play 4K Blu-ray on Mac (Including macOS Sierra)

Diana Joan

Jan 11, 2017 08:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

Ultra HD Blu-ray the latest generation of Blu-ray discs which, as the name suggests, supports Ultra HD – aka 4K. Many people are wandering how to play 4K Blu-ray disc on Mac, since there exist some differences between 4K Blu-ray disc and general Blu-ray disc. Till now, there are two ways to play 4K Blu-ray on Mac including macOS Sierra.

Read: Why Macs Never Support Blu-ray?

Method 1: Play 4K Blu-ray on Mac with 4K Video Player and 4K External Blu-ray Drive

To play 4K Blu-ray disc on Mac (macOS Sierra), the very first thing you need to make clear is whether your computer has a BD drive. Normally, Mac won’t equipped with a BD Drive. Apart from 4K Blu-ray drive, you also need a 4K Blu-ray Player. Below are top 3 4K Blu-ray video players for Mac in 2017.

NO. 1. VLC Media Player

VLC media...

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2017 Fastest HEVC Encoder Utilizing Nvidia CUDA Acceleration

Diana Joan

Jan 09, 2017 09:04 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: BD/DVD Tools

What a time-consuming job Blu-ray to HEVC ripping is! You want to protect Blu-ray and your DVD discs so you plan to backup your physical media. You want smaller size backup that’s why you choose to rip DVD and Blu-ray to H.265. But, if your PC is a low-end one, it will be a headache to encode Blu-ray and DVD to HEVC. Fortunately, if your graphics card supports the Nvidia® CUDA™, you will be able to enhance the HEVC encoding speed of Pavtube ByteCopy by using the GPU of the graphics card. Pavtube ByteCopy v4.9..0.0 or a higher version supports the Nvidia CUDA H.265 encoder, so Pavtube ByteCopy users can rip BD/DVD to HEVC in high speed, with a high compression ratio, and in high quality. 

HEVC vs H.264 – Which one is better?

HEVC (H.265) is better at compression than H.264 (The video ...

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