Category NAS

Copy Blu-ray to DiskStation DS418j with Lossless MKV Video

Diana Joan

Sep 19, 2017 07:42 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

Synology DiskStation DS418j is the best way to store the multiple Blu-ray movies which provides the large storage space. You can backup Blu-ray to DiskStation DS418j with various video formats, like the MP4, MOV,WMV, etc. However, you may find that they are not the best option, you may miss some content of Blu-ray disc. How to keep all the Blu-ray content and upload the Blu-ray movie to DiskStation DS418j? Loseelss MKV is the answer you are searching for, which can keep all the Blu-ray content perfectly. This post will tell you 2 ways to Copy Blu-ray to MKV to DiskStation DS418j with lossless MKV Video.

Method 1: Copy Blu-ray to MKV to DiskStation DS418j with Lossless MKV Video

Most people will remember MakeMKV which is designed vofr MKV video file...

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3 Ways to Backup DVD to Synology DS1817+ NAS

Diana Joan

Sep 12, 2017 07:29 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: NAS

DVD movies really bring lots of unforgettable memory for us, at the weekend , we stay on the couch and enjoy the DVD movies with family and friends. When you insert the DVD to the disc, wait for the movie, the TV screen is black, check the disc, finding the disc is damaged due to the scratch, what a pity. There are many other factors which affect the disc playback, like the temperature, dust, water and so on. Why not try to backup DVD to Synology DS1817+ NAS and protect your DVD movies?

Synology DS1817+ is an excellent NAS which can store multiple DVD movies, you just need one DVD Ripper and convert the DVD movie to the digital videos, then you can upload the DVD movies to the NAS, stream DVD movies from NAS by Plex, Kodi, Emby, etc...

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How to Backup DVD to Synology DS1517+ NAS on Mac (masOS High Sierra)?

Diana Joan

Sep 05, 2017 08:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: NAS

DiskStation DS1517+, the new Synology NAS, which has expanded the storage from 50TB to a maximum of 150TB using 15 drives via two DX517 expansion units. For your multiple DVD discs, no doubt, this NAS provides the best storage space. You don’t worry about the DVD storage space, various DVD disc protection tips. You just need the DVD Ripper and convert DVD to digital video formats, then upload the video files to DiskStation DS1517+ NAS for playback.

Maybe it sounds so easy, actually, you will be in trouble when you are selecting the DVD ripper, there are 50+ DVD ripper on the internet, some are free, some are not, some are online DVD rippers, some are professional DVD rippers, etc...

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How to Backup Blu-ray to Synology DS1517+ NAS?

Diana Joan

Aug 29, 2017 07:22 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

For Blu-ray movie fans, your real benefits are coming: The new DiskStation DS1517+ is a compact NAS, which is the best storage device for countless Blu-ray movies, is a 5-bay NAS designed for encryption and intensive tasks. You can upload the multiple Blu-ray movies to DiskStation DS1517+ and don’t worry about the Blu-ray storage space any more, DiskStation DS1517+ can be expanded from 50TB to a maximum of 150TB using 15 drives via two DX517 expansion units, so cool.

This NAS has PCIE port, USB port, and supports Wireless, SSD, etc. You can upload the Blu-ray movies to it, also can save the Blu-ray movies to the external storage devices and insert them to the DiskStation DS1517+...

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How to Play Blu-ray disc on Mac Mini?

Diana Joan

Jun 27, 2017 10:21 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Apple, Blu-ray, NAS, Samsung

Most Mac users have brought new Mac Mini and connect it to HD LCDTV for movie enjoyment. However, we know Apple’s never going to bring Blu-ray to the Mac, in other words, you have collected plenty of Blu-rays, it’s difficult for you to use the Mac Mini to enjoy Blu-ray on TV. It’s a long way that waiting Apple to support Blu-ray on Mac. Will miss the chance to watch Blu-ray on Mac Mini? Of course not, we have found 2 ways to play Blu-ray on Mac Mini, following will tell you how to realize this great idea.

Solution 1: Watch Blu-ray on Mac Mini by a Blu-ray Drive

Blu-ray disc is need the Blu-ray drive. Mac mini have provided some USB ports, you cannot play any Blu-Ray disc on any Mac mini, unless you buy a drive and software...

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Effective Way to Play DVD on Xbox 360

Diana Joan

Jun 20, 2017 09:44 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Everyone loves the Xbox 360, we really do. As DVD games or movies players. Xbox 360 provides the DVD drive and can play DVD movies right out of the box. Only one Xbox 360, you don’t need to buy a extra DVD player. Connecting the Xbox 360 to TV and watch DVD movies on Xbox 360 with family, play the DVD games on Xbox 360 at home, so cool. For most Xbox 360 beginner, this post will tell you how to play any DVD on Xbox 360, when you fail to open DVD on Xbox 360, you also can find the effective solutions at here.

Simple Steps to Play DVD on Xbox 360

About the Xbox 360 installation, system setting operation steps, here we will ignore, you cna follow the Xbox 360 manual or Youtube video to set up the Xbox 360, it’s not a big problem...

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How to Play DVD on Samsung Smart TV?

Diana Joan

Jun 15, 2017 09:37 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS, Samsung, TV

Enjoy the video on Samsung Smart TV is really nice, which can provide the high video quality playback. For people who collects multiple DVD movies, play DVD on Samsung Smart TV and share with family is a good way to kill the weekend. However, the Samsung Smart TV doesn’t provide the DVD drive, you can’t play the DVD on it directly. How to enjoy the DVD on Samsung Smart TV happily? This post will introduce 2 ways to do.

Solution 1: Play DVD on Samsung Smart TV by USB

Step 1: Rip DVD to Chromecast with a DVD ripper

Step 2: Add Google Cast extension to your Chrome browser.

Step 3: Drag and drop the converted DVD video to Chrome directly and it will be played by Chrome browser.

Step 4: Click the Google Cast icon in Chrome’s tool bar and select your Chormecast device...

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Copy DVD and Blu-ray to Nas4Free for Mobility Purposes

Diana Joan

Jun 13, 2017 07:06 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

DVD and Blu-ray are the main home entertainment way which can bring the high video quality and visual enjoyment. However, the disc is fatal, you will miss various DVD and Blu-ray playback changes, you can’t watch the DVD and Blu-ray on many mobility purposes. Is there some way to keep the DVD and Blu-ray video content and quality, at the same time, you can watch the movie at will? Copy DVD and Blu-ray to NAS is a wise option, Nas4Free is a free and open source project, so copy DVD and Blu-ray to Nas4Free is really a good choice.

Why Do you Need to Backup DVD and Blu-ray to Nas4Free?

Backup DVD and Blu-ray to Nas4Free, you not only can keep the DVD and Blu-ray content safe, you also can reduce much DVD and Blu-ray storage space and watch DVD and Blu-ray...

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How to Backup Blu-ray and DVD to Netgear ReadyNAS NV+

Diana Joan

Jun 01, 2017 06:56 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Cloud, DVD, NAS

For most Blu-ray and DVD collectors, the NAS server is necessary which can store various DVD and Blu-ray movies, at the same time, you also can serach the favorite DVD and Blu-ray movie quickly. For example: Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ which is an excellent devices to store DVD anf Blu-ray. Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ supports for up to four hot-swap hard drives, a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port, two USB ports (for external FAT-formatted drives or to let the box function as a print server), so cool, you can backup Blu-ray and DVD to Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ for more movie playback ways.

Is it easy to backup Blu-ray and DVD to Netgear ReadyNAS NV+? It’s hard to say, as known to all, most DVD and Blu-ray are protected by advanced technology, in addition, there are so many DVD and Blu-ray ripper on the market, ...

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How to Rip DVD to NAS for Streaming, Sharing or Backup

Diana Joan

May 25, 2017 08:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Have You Found the Best Way to Deal With the Abundant DVD disc

Intro: To most DVD Collector, No doubt, enjoy various DVD movies is happy, however, with the time lapse, the countless DVD disc is a big trouble which needs much storage space, here, you can choose the wise solution: Rip and Put DVD to NAS, then you can do anything on DVD: Streaming, Sharing or Backup.

In fact, DVD movie bring much happinees for us, however, some flaws we can’t ignore:

  • It’s more difficult for you to find a DVD movie from 100+ DVD disc.
  • Frail DVD disc, you may loss a previous DVD movie one day due to the disc scratch
  • Play DVD movie on PS4 Pro, PS3, Apple TV, Laptop, etc at anywhere, anytime is a little difficult.

Rip and Put DVD to NAS is the option, all the issues will be solved. As known to all:

  • Rip DVD...
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How to Add ISO to Plex on Mac (macOS High Sierra)

Diana Joan

May 11, 2017 07:17 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

Why Can’t add ISO (Blu-ray) to Plex on Mac (macOS High Sierra)?

Most user are eager to know Plex can support ISO image or not, what a pity, Plex does not support ISO image, Video_TS, BDMV, or other "disk image" formats. As known to all, Plex is a famous media server which can store amy video files, video folder. In general, ISO files don’t fit into the idea behind the Plex ecosystem, detailed reason why plex doesn’t support ISO is below:

Reason 1: ISO files hide content behind built-in menu systems. The menus need to add extra UI that a user would need to wade through to get to the content,

Reason 2: For television content, disk image formats will lump multiple episodes on a single disk which makes it much more difficult to try and allow a user to directly access the particular episode...

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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...

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How to Play HD/UHD Blu-rays on CyberLink PowerDVD 17

Diana Joan

May 01, 2017 06:51 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

How to Play HD/UHD Blu-rays on CyberLink PowerDVD 17?

From the CyberLink PowerDVD 17 advertising slogan, we can know it’s the powerful home entertainment systems on PC, which claims to support for HD/UHD Blu-ray, even can support 4K Blu-ray and 360 VR content, user also can experience the HDR (high dynamic range) video, so cool. Do you know how to play HD/UHD Blu-rays on CyberLink PowerDVD 17? If you are a CyberLink PowerDVD 17 beginner, here will show you how to play HD/UHD Blu-rays on CyberLink PowerDVD 17, in addition, more suprise is waiting for you in this article.

Baisc Steps to Play HD/UHD Blu-rays on CyberLink PowerDVD 17

Step 1. Inset the Blu-ray to your PC by a external Blu-ray drive

Step 2. Open CyberLink PowerDVD 17 and choose "My Computer " to find the Blu-ray disc you have in...

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How to Backup Hundreds of DVD Movies to Cloud Storage

Diana Joan

Apr 24, 2017 10:41 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Cloud, DVD, NAS

To DVD movie fan, hundreds of DVDmovies are so cool, which can bring you amazing movie enjoyment, you can watch the DVD movie lying on sofa, in bed. However, as DVD oldconstumer, one trouble is that DVD occupy to much space for storage, also many DVD disc make it more difficult for user to find one special DVD movie. In addition, some DVD can be too dirty to playback, or be damaged. How to prevent the tragedy? Back up hundreds of DVD movies to Cloud Storage is a wisdom choice.

As is known to all, Cloud storage capacity is huge, which focuses on the saving and management of data, such as: digital documents, music, photos and videos. User can upload hundreds of DVD movies to Cloud without any space issue, DVD disc damage issue, DVD interface is dirty issue...

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Best Way to Copy DVD to VLC on Mac (macOS High Sierra)

Diana Joan

Apr 20, 2017 08:56 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

With the DVD user is becoming more and more, most people start to realize the importance to copy DVD for backup. DVD is easy to be scratched, damaged, files missing due to the frequent playback and so on. In addition, DVD is often contacted with DVD player which is heavy, if play DVD content on any other portable devices, so nice. As Mac user, most user like to rip and copy DVD on Mac with VLC. To Mac PC beginner user, following will show you how to rip and copy DVD to VLC on Mac (macOS High Sierra)

Simple Steps on Ripping DVD to VLC on Mac

Before starting, user must make sure to download VLC for Mac operating system and get it installed well. Then open this media player.

Step 1. To get started ripping DVD on Mac OS (macOS High Sierra), insert the DVD you want to rip and launch VLC medi...

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How to Rip Blu-ray ISO to Lossless MKV with multi-track

Diana Joan

Apr 17, 2017 07:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

Blu-ray movie can be stored as Blu-ray ISO file, however this format is inconvenient and not supported by most portable devices, user have to transcode. Some Blu-ray ISO files is protected which is needed to rip or rebuild again, most user don’t know where to begin and want to find the best way to sove these issues. Good news, a Blu-ray Ripper can help user to watch Blu-ray ISO at will.

As known to all, Blu-ray ISO is complicated which can hold different audio tracks, chapters, codec, ads, and so on...

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How to Backup DVD to DLNA for Streaming to Any Devices

Diana Joan

Apr 13, 2017 07:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Even though DVD player can play the DVD well, more and more video devices are developing which are easy to take out and play video. Do you want to play DVD on phones? When your friends visit your home, do you want to share the DVD on TV with wide visual enjoyment? When you go outside for a long time, take many DVD disc are impossible, DVD disc is frail and inconvenient to store, how to play DVD on PC or tablets? Backup DVD to DLNA is the best way which can get rid of the heavy DVD player and easy damaged DVD disc.

DLNA take full sue of Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for media management and device discovery and control, user can backup DVD to DLNA with wide digital media formats, then play DVD content on home network devices, mobile handed devices, home infrastructure devices, media serv...

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How to Backup 3D Blu-ray to Central DLNA Server

Diana Joan

Apr 10, 2017 08:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, Server

Enjoy 3D Blu-ray is so cool which can bring us amazing visual feast. However, take the excellent 3D content away, user have to worry about the 3D Blu-ray disc, which is inconvenient and frail to take and play. Do you want to back up 3D Blu-ray so that you do not wear out the disks and end up with an unplayable movie? Are you searching a way to  make a backup of 3D Blu-ray  movies that would be exactly the same as before and watch 3D movie on any devices? The best way is to place 3D Blu-ray to a central DLNA server and stream them to any device in the house. In addition, user also have 3D Blu-ray content on a laptop which is convenient to take to anywhere.

Since we have known the goal, then save 3D Blu-ray to DLNA server is fatal, how to find the best way to switch the 3D Blu-ray to a cen...

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Best MakeMKV Alternative: Ripping 4K UHD Blu-ray Movies

Diana Joan

Apr 03, 2017 03:21 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Alternative, Hot Topics, NAS

Since the 4K Blu-ray has been released, Blu-ray movie fan is crazy to collect 4K Blu-ray released movies, such as: La La Land, Underworld, The Expendable, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Fifty Shades of Grey, etc. Sitting or lying on the couch with coke and popcorn to watch a perfect or romantic or thrilling 4K Blu-ray movie, it’s so wonderful. But you can’t ignore the potential risk, for example: Have you drop out the 4K Blu-ray from the high shelf which cause the 4K Blu-ray disc is cracked? Have you splashed the water or drink on the 4K Blu-ray disc? Can you store the 4K Blu-ray disc forever without any damage?

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MakeMKV: Ripping Released 4K Blu-ray Movies

You can loss the beloved 4K Blu-ray because of various uncertain factors...

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How to play 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Diana Joan

Mar 27, 2017 09:02 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

How much do you know 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray?

With the living standard is becoming more and more high, you want to buy and experience the best products, such as: Wear best clothes, enjoy best food, live in best house, etc. Of course, you can’t treat your eyes unfairly, you need to enjoy the best movies, what are the best movies? No doubt, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray is the best which is the hot topic. You may know SD, HD, but what is 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray? 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray resolution can up to 3840 x 2160, as well as high dynamic range (HDR). The 4K Blu-ray movie frame rates can up to 60 frames per second. Also the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray video will be encoded under the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard...

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How to Play DVD on Kodi 17 Smoothly

Diana Joan

Mar 22, 2017 06:03 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Can you play DVD on Kodi 17 successfully?

Good news is that team Kodi announces the immediate availability of Kodi 17 (Krypton) for Windows, Android, MacOS and iOS. It means that you can update your Kodi 16 to Kodi 17 if you have Android 5.0 or better Android system. This media player can be supported on a number of operating systems and hardware devices that are designed to be connected directly to a TV.

Hot Reserch: H.265 to Kodi 17 | Backup DVD onKodi 17 | Install and Setup Kodi on Windows

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As a DVD fan, play DVD on Kodi 17 is a wonderful choice, which can get a better visual enjoyment. However this media player is very unstable, you may meet all kinds of problems that you can’t find the true reason when you are watching the DVD on on Kodi 17, for example:

Issue 1. When you inse...

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Stream Blu-ray content to Fire TV Stick for Smart TV

Diana Joan

Mar 08, 2017 06:42 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, TV

Fire TV Stick come into our sight, which is a little dongle with big potential. It consists of 1GB of memory, a dual-core processor, and a cheaper remote, you can connect it to TV by the HDMI cable for Blu-ray playback or play games.You can use the remote control to play the video programs easily. The Fire TV Stick also can support 1080P video resolution, so wonderful. As a fan of Blu-ray, when you buy a Fire TV Stick, you must can’t wait to stream Blu-ray content to Fire TV Stick for playing. This article will guide you how to stream Blu-ray to Fire TV Stick for smart TV.

When you drop the Blu-ray player, choose the Fire TV Stick instead, you should know that the little dongle can’t provide you a big Blu-ray drive, but don’t be disappointed, it can support internet storage or USB...

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How to Remove 3D Blu-ray Region Code

Diana Joan

Mar 06, 2017 06:43 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

3D Blu-ray is a very popular. More and more people like to enjoy the 3D Blu-ray on Blu-ray player at home. However, when you get a new 3D Blu-ray from another country, you may meet some issues, for example: You live in the China, you go to another country, such as: USA and buy a new 3D Blu-ray from there, then you can’t play the 3D Blu-ray on your Blu-ray player, because the discs have been embedded with a region code for the US, they are only able to play on a North American Blu-ray System. Sometimes, even though disc player set to USA, you can’t still play the 3D Blu-ray smoothly, why? most of people are confused with the region code: If you set the drive, it doesn’t work, because the region on Blu-ray discs is set by the Blu-ray player software not the drive itself...

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3 Novel Blu-ray Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Diana Joan

Feb 09, 2017 05:48 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Hot Topics, NAS

Have You Worried About Your Blu-ray Discs Space?

More and more people like to enjoy the movies or music by Blu-ray disc, because Blu-way extra capacity combined with the use of advanced video and audio codecs will bring consumers an unprecedented HD experience. And it can fit more data on the disc even though it’s the same size as a CD/DVD. It can storage much data than DVD or CD, It uses the advanced technology. It is widespread. Of course! These are all true. However, a plastic Blu-way disc is 120 mm in diameter and 1.2 mm thick, Maybe it is not big, If you collect 100 or 500 Blu-way discs, they will occupy big space, how to store them with small space? you are rich enough to clear a special room for storing them, it must be perfect, but few people can do that...

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Create digital versions of Blu-ray discs

Diana Joan

Jan 29, 2017 06:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

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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Why Can’t Your DVD Player Read DVD?

Diana Joan

Jan 18, 2017 08:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

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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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: Blu-ray, NAS

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 High Sierra)

Diana Joan

Jan 11, 2017 08:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

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: Blu-ray, NAS

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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Remove encryption (AACS) from Blu-ray

Diana Joan

Jan 06, 2017 09:21 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

The Blu-ray Disc standard mandates that all pre-recorded discs be protected by a copy-protection scheme. The copy protection used on pre-recorded discs is in practice only applied to the stream files and not to any other files that make up the format. There are several distinct levels of copy protection for pre-recorded discs. AACS is one of the encryptions. Today, we will show you how to remove the encryption (AACS) from Blu-ray.

What is AACS Encryption?

The first level of copy protection applied to pre-recorded discs is the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) developed by the AACS Licensing Administrator, a consortium of companies including Disney, Intel, Microsoft, Panasonic, Warner Bros., IBM, Toshiba and Sony...

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Rip Blu-ray/DVD ISO Images to H.265 Video

Diana Joan

Dec 26, 2016 08:25 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Nowadays, lots of people have NAS (Network Attached Storage) at home, on which they can save all their important data’s, including multimedia sources for entertainments. So, they can also backup their Blu-ray and DVD movies onto NAS to keep budgets down on buying blank Blu-ray discs. But now, there’s a better standard out there that offers excellent quality at even smaller file sizes. That is to rip your Blu-ray/DVD ISO images to HEVC, aka H.265, or MPEG-H Part 2.

Ripping your Blu-ray/DVD to H.265 for storing on NAS can make you save NAS storage space and get more media playback choice comparing to Blu-ra/DVD to ISO rip. On the other hand, the reason that we don’t choose to rip Blu-ray/DVD to H.264 is that HEVC’s main advantage over H...

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Crack Blu-ray Movie with New BD+ Copy Protection for Playing on MacOS High Sierra

Diana Joan

Dec 16, 2016 08:25 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

BD+ is a technology used to prevent unauthorized copies of Blu-ray discs and the playback of Blu-ray media using unauthorized devices, which is more powerful than the former AACS protections. If you want to backup Blu-ray on Mac for safe store and convenient playback, you need to remove the Blu-ray BD+ copyright protection firstly. Today, this page is to teach you how to crack Blu-ray discs with the newest BD+ copy protection and re-encode Blu-ray to MP4 and other digital files on MacOS Sierra.

Reasons to remove BD+ copy protection

  • First I must point out that BD+ was put on for a reason, and when something is added for a reason there is a meaning behind it. In this case it’s to prevent unauthorized access which includes copying or ripping...

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How to Watch 3D Blu-ray With Nvidia 3D Vision?

Diana Joan

Dec 02, 2016 07:19 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

Many people don’t know how to watch 3D Blu-ray videos on the PC using Nvidia 3D Vision in 3D effect. For this, some of them ask for help in relevent forums. I happen to solved this problem by myself recently so here I will share my thread for those still do not get the way. The follow is a question I saw on the web: 

“Howdy all, I recently got the new Nvidia 3D Vision kit for my birthday gift and I have upgraded my computer to a 3D gaming machine. I have played Death Track Resurrection, Dungeon Runners and many other 3D popular games. Now, I am ready to bring the 3D movie experience to my 3D 
PC with Nvidia 3D Vision and watch 3D movies in the comfort 
of my home...

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Black Friday Sales – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac 50% OFF!!

Diana Joan

Nov 26, 2016 01:15 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: NAS, Promotion

The biggest online shopping days Black Friday is coming on the way, want to find out the best software deals to fix all your media entertainment issues such as Blu-ray/DVD disc ripping, online video converting, video footage editing, etc. Well, you can’t miss Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac 2016 Black Friday Deals, which enables you to enjoy up to 50% off discount for all flagship Blu-ray/DVD/Video conversion. The following part will show you the detailed information of our great promotion.

Now Only $32.5 Get BD/DVD/Video Tool – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac

Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is the best and easy-to-use Blu-ray/DVD/4K/HD/SD conversion software. It is now only $32...

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Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Crazy 50% Deals for Black Friday

Diana Joan

Nov 25, 2016 12:16 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: NAS, Promotion

2016 Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate Black Friday 50% OFF promotion – Crazy!!!

Black Friday is the biggest and busiest online shopping days of the Year, as expressed by Ellen Davis in a Shop.org press release. For most consumers, the ultimate goal of such holidays is shopping while getting bang for the buck. However, customers will likely be deceived since the “bargains” provided by certain vendors are faked by revising the original price incrementally. Luckily, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate officially gives you crazy 50% off promotion on for Black Friday from Nov.23 2016 to Nov 30 2016. You can go to our Pavtube Black Friday Facebook promotion Special Offer to know more.

With an ultra-intuitive user experience – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, anyone can easily convert vi...

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Backup Blu-ray with Dolby TrueHD 7.1

Diana Joan

Nov 16, 2016 07:07 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

 Blu-ray comes with lossless audio quality such as Dolby TrueHD.  Dolby TrueHD can deliver unprecedented home theater experience with 7.1 channels, so there may be no one willing to loose the wonderful audio while backup a Blu-ray movie. Therefore, here we will give you an easy fix to make digital backups of your favorite Blu-rays in MKV format with lossless Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio channel if your HD media player or AV receiver/amplifier decodes Dolby TrueHD.

Software availability: 

With Pavtube ByteCopy, the best BD/DVD multi-track ripping tool to help you convert Blu-ray to MKV with lossless video output and multiple audio & subtitle & chapter preservation. It is your best choice to keep Dolby True HD 7.1 audio when ripping Blu-ray movie to MKV. 

Pavtube ByteCopy Trial version...

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2 Apps to Rip Blu-ray to Lossless MKV

Diana Joan

Nov 14, 2016 08:34 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

If you want to lossless encode Blu-ray, the best way is to rip Blu-ray to lossless/uncompressed MKV container, which can contain the multiple PGS subtitle streaming, DTS 5.1 audio and Dolby TrueHD 7.1 audio and the original video quality from Blu-ray discs. However, although there are many Blu-ray Rippers on the market, few among them can lossless rip Blu-ray to MKV files. After did a deep web research, we finally find two applications that can convert Blu-ray to MKV in lossless quality.

Two Apps to Lossless Copy Blu-ray to MKV

Top 1. Pavtube ByteCopy

pavtube bytecopy

Pavtube ByteCopy is an efficient and easy-to-use BD/DVD converter and can convert movies to MKV/MP4/MOV with multiple audio tracks & subtitles to virtually any popular video and audio format so that you can play movies on different devices.

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How to play Blu-ray on Sony Smart TV via USB Stick/External HDD? 

Diana Joan

Nov 11, 2016 08:49 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, TV

Many demands push you to copy Blu-ray to External HDD for steaming on your Sony TV. Perhaps, you want to protect your expensive Blu-ray discs from kids destroying. Or your Blu-ray Player is broken even you don’t have a Blu-ray Player. Whatever the reason is. Here the topic we are going on is how to solve the problems when you streaming Blu-ray movies on Sony TV via USB? 

”I would like to Rip my Blu-Rays and DVD’s to an external hard drive and then hook that HDD up to my Sony TV and play my own content. Is this possible without hooking my TV up to a computer?” 

”I wanted to play a movie in my Sony tv using USB but we can not see the video? why?”   

The core of playing videos on HD TV via USB is that you should make sure the video file is converted to a format and resolution that...

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MakeMKV Alternative on macOS High Sierra

Diana Joan

Nov 07, 2016 08:46 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Alternative, Blu-ray, NAS

MakeMKV would be the best Blu-ray Ripper on the marker and is also the most popular one among people. With the upgrad of the new Mac system macOS Sierra, you need to upgrade MakeMKV to the latest version, otherwise, you can’t rip Blu-ray with MakeMKV on macOS Sierra. Actually, there are many other applications that can replace MakeMKV on macOS Sierra to decrypt Blu-ray and these alternatives also can convert Blu-ray not only MKV but also MP4, AVI, WMV, etc. So, let’s see top 5 MakeMKV alternatives and similar tools on macOS Sierra.

MakeMVK alternatives for macOS Sierra

Top 5 MakeMKV Replacement Applications on macOS Sierra

Top 1: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac

ByteCopy is a professional Blu-ray DVD converter that convert movies to MKV, MP4, MOV with various subtitles and audio tracks on Mac...

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Copy Blu-ray to WD My Cloud PR4100 for TV Streaming

Diana Joan

Oct 21, 2016 05:29 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Cloud, NAS, TV

With space to keep virtually everything, the WD My Cloud PR4100 offers your creative team the network storage to share production files from anywhere with an internet connection. And with all videos and files organized in one place, your team has all it needs to streamline its creative workflow. The best part is if you rip your Blu-ray library to WD My Cloud PR4100, you can stream Blu-ray movies on your TV no matter in your bedroom or at the sitting room.

This is not hard work to put Blu-ray to WD My Cloud PR4100 for TV streaming. With Blu-ray Ripper, you can decrypt Blu-ray AACS, BD+, MKBv61, MKBv62, UOP, etc and convert Blu-ray to TV supported format. Usually, a TV support MP4 format...

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Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper Upgraded Supporting Blu-ray MKB v62

Diana Joan

Oct 19, 2016 09:43 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics, NAS, Upgrade

It is more and more difficult to decrypt Blu-ray discs because they have higher and higher encryption scheme. For those who love to rip Blu-ray to digital files to stream on portable devices, TVs, game consoles over network, it is the time to upgrade your Blu-ray Ripper to have the power to decrypt the most complex Blu-ray encryption – MKB v62. If you are a user of Pavtube software, you are a lucky man.

Pavtube Upgrade Support MKB v62

Today, Pavtube Studio has upgraded his main 3 Blu-ray ripping tools to support the new Blu-ray encryption MKB v62. If you are the customer of Pavtube product, you can get the upgrade free to get the technology of decrypting MKB v62. Of course, this upgrade won’t affect the original functions of Pavtube Blu-ray Rippers to break down Blu-ray encryptions including AACS, BD+,UOP,DRM, HDCP, ...

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Copy Blu-ray Movies to MyCloud DL 4100 for 4K TV 

Diana Joan

Oct 14, 2016 08:39 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Cloud, NAS, TV

MyCloud DL 4100 – your personal storage device – allows you to store your Blu-ray collections to it, so that you can stream your Blu-ray movies from MyCloud DL 4100 to TV with no need to put Blu-ray discs out and in from Blu-ray player. Since 4K TV has become popular, many people have the need to play Blu-ray movies on 4K TV from MyCloud DL 4100. If you have the same need, but do not know the way, then following the guide to backup Blu-ray movies to MyCloud DL 4100 for 4K TV playback. 

First of all, all 4K TVs do not support to play Blu-ray movies directly due to format incompatible issue. To play Blu-ray movies on your 4K TV from MyCloud DL 4100, you gonna need to rip Blu-ray to 4K TV supported video format before uploading Blu-ray files to MyCloud DL 4100. 

Besides, the video reso...

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Best 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player

Diana Joan

Oct 07, 2016 06:54 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray Player, Hot Topics, Media Player, NAS

Despite the fact that 4K TVs have been on sale for nearly three years now, it’s only in 2016 that the very first 4K Blu-Ray players finally made their way to shelves so you can enjoy some of your favorite movies and TV shows in their full, high-res glory. Sure, you can stream shows like House of Cards in 4K from Netflix, but video purists will be the first to tell you that the only way to get the true 4K experience (instead of the grainy, compressed version you get from streaming) is with a battle-tested 4K Blu-Ray player.

But given that the technology is so new and has only just started being offered to regular consumers, how do you know which best 4K UHD Blu-Ray player is right for you? Read on in our guide to find out!

Best 4K Blu-Ray Player in 2016

  Xbox-One-S-4K-Blu-Ray2 71S2YhvRobL._SL1500_ DMP-UB900_ALT01 71WES4lANGL._SL1500_
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Convert Blu-ray or DVDs to Panasonic TV

Diana Joan

Sep 30, 2016 06:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: DVD, Hot Topics, NAS, TV

When play Blu-ray and DVD on Panasonic TV, the normal way will be using a Blu-ray Player. But if your Blu-ray and DVD discs purchased from Amazon or local shops are region-locked ones, your Blu-ray Player maybe meet playback issues due to the region codes. Copying and convert Blu-rays and DVDs to Panasonic TV MP4 files allows you stream Blu-ray and DVD movies on Panasonic TV from external hard drive or over the network.

Blu-ray DVD to Panasonic TV

So how to convert Blu-ray and DVD to MP4 for Panasonic TV? To rip Blu-ray and DVD to MP4, you need a Blu-ray Ripper. A Blu-ray Ripper not only can decrypt commercial Blu-rays but also can remove DVD copy protection then convert Blu-ray and DVD disc format to Panasonic TV MP4 format.

There are many Blu-ray Rippers in the market...

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Copy DVD to Nvidia Shield TV Streaming via Unraid NAS 

Diana Joan

Jun 24, 2016 06:53 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS, TV

Many DVD collectors like to rip DVDs then stream DVD movies on HD TV via Server and NAS. But not every DVD rips can be played without any hassle:

“In an effort to make my media more accessible by other systems (Nvidia ShieldTV), I plan to convert all of my raw DVD rips that are on my Unraid NAS (Video_TS, Audio_TS folders respectively) over to MKV. Would you please recommend me a good software to get that?”

DVD to Nvidia Shield TV

Actually, there are many utilities in the market called DVD Ripper that can bypass DVD encryption and shift DVD format to MKV for Nvidia Shield TV streaming via Unraid NAS. Here I want to recommend is Pavtube ByteCopy.

This DVD ripping software is ranked in the top Blu-ray/DVD Ripper in the wikipedia...

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Enable Panasonic TH-50AX800 to Play DVD via Chameleon on NAS

Diana Joan

May 13, 2016 06:34 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, NAS

Open Hour Chameleon is a powerful Android media player with high quality aluminium casing design. So it will be a delightful experience to enjoy your high-quality movies on Panasonic TH-50AX800 TV with Open Hour Chameleon via NAS server in the living room. Suppose that you have tons of movies on DVD now, how to enable Panasonic TH-50AX800 to Play DVD via Chameleon on NAS?

In testing, I had somewhat of a “hit and miss” experience streaming video over the network from an ASUSTOR/Synology NAS and you may well need to experiment both with the apps you use on the Chameleon itself as well as the uPnP/DLNA server on your NAS or home server to achieve the best results...

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Backup Oscars 2016 Winners in Blu-ray to NAS for TV Playback

Diana Joan

Feb 15, 2016 07:02 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, TV

As a competent movie fan, Oscars is a ceremony that you can’t miss. As the 88th Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on February 28, 2016, are you ready to collect the new Blu-ray Oscars 2016 Winner movies so that you can enjoy the movies repeatedly later? However, over insert-and-eject may lead to the scratch of discs, is there a way to let you enjoy your favorite Oscars 2016 Winners on your wide screen TV without using the discs again and again?



Full Coverage: Watch 2015 Oscars Winners on Tablet/PC/iPad | Backup Oscars 2016 Nominations To Plex For Nvidia Shield Android TV 

Then here comes to NAS. NAS is a ideal centralization location, keeping your movies safe and give your wide access to the media on TV via Plex, Kodi...

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Backup Blu-ray to ReadyNAS Pro 6 for Plex

Diana Joan

Jan 29, 2016 03:16 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS



ReadyNAS Pro 6 is the newest and most powerful member of the award-winning ReadyNAS product family. Designed for small businesses and home offices, ReadyNAS Pro 6 delivers class-leading performance and robust features in a small desktop form factor chassis supporting up to 18 TB of storage. It supports Plex which gives you chance to stream your media with Plex via ReadyNAS Pro 6 on your Apple TV, PS4. If you have large Blu-ray collection and are worrying about the scratch, why not backup your Blu-ray to ReadyNAS Pro 6 then stream them with Plex in Home Theater?

It is not a hard job with the help of Blu-ray Ripper. <Know Blu-ray Ripper vs. Blu-ray Copier> A Blu-ray Ripper can remove the encryption in Blu-ray discs and save the content to another digital version so that you can store the ...

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2017 Best Blu-ray to NAS Ripper/Copier Reviews

Diana Joan

Jan 22, 2016 07:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, Review

Do you want to backup Blu-ray to NAS then to stream the Blu-ray movies to HD TV via TV Box via wireless? In this way, you can protect your Blu-ray discs from scratching and destroying. Here shows you top Blu-ray to NAS ripping and copying tool to help you copy Blu-ray to FreeNAS, Synology NAS, ASUSTOR NAS , QNAP NAS, etc.

blu-ray to nas

Great home theater isn’t just about the biggest, smartest TV or the most sophisticated sound system. It’s also about the freedom to store all of your favorite content even your Blu-ray collection in one safe place and watch it any time, on any device, from anywhere you happen to be. Sounds difficulty and don’t know how to achieve it? Then let’s start with NAS.

NAS (network attached storage) centralizes your media, streamlines your system, and gives you the best option ...

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How to Backup Blu-ray to ASUSTOR AS1004T NAS?

Diana Joan

Dec 31, 2015 07:42 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS

Facing with tons of Blu-ray discs on the shelf, are you getting a headache? There are many ways for you to free shelf space. Storing Blu-ray movies to NAS must be one of those. ASUSTOR is a famous NAS brand and recently it updated its NAS family line with ASUSTOR AS1004T NAS. So here, let’s we talk about transferring Blu-ray to ASUSTOR AS1004T NAS with suitable formats and size.



You have to know that a Blu-ray Ripper will be necessary in migrating Blu-ray to ASUSTOR AS1004T NAS. Blu-ray has complex encryption, like BD+, AACS, region codes, etc. To remove the protection and change the “disc format” to a digital format, we will praise Pavtube BDMagic for its ability to quickly and easily rip Blu-rays to  ASUSTOR AS1004T NAS with original video quality with several clicks:

  • Rip an...
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Watch DVD on Sumvision Cyclone Micro Media Player via NAS server

Diana Joan

Mar 24, 2015 06:31 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, Server

I have just bought a DVD disc: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and I want to get my movie streamed to my Sumvision Cyclone Micro Media Player from NAS via DLNA for them (I have two DLNA certified meida players, one is Sumvision Cyclone in the living room in the first floor, and the other is WDTV in the second floor), in that way, when my family members will watch their beloved movie upstairs and downstairs respectively, they did not have chance to ruin my DVD discs anymore carelessly. Thank goodness!



At the mention of streaming DVD to Sumvision Cyclone via NAS, the best solution is to get the content off the DVD disc as a protection-free and easily readable element for NAS streaming to Sumvision Cyclone...

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Rip Aquinas piano trio DVD Audio to Samsung tablet for enjoying

Diana Joan

Jan 17, 2015 05:51 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, Samsung

I want to rip Aquinas piano trio audio DVD disk catalogue number APT 2014 (a small british company disk) to .OOG strictly for my own use- to listen to on my Samsung tablet anywhere anytime. Then how to? Which tool can help me?



Do you have the similar needs like me who is still immersing in the beautiful pure audio DVD movie and wanna play DVD music on Samsung tablet? Now you might need to extract background music off DVD and convert DVD to Samsung tablet supported audio format like OGG. Action now! Follow the step by step guide below.

The first thing you will do is to have a DVD to OGG ripper prepared. Needless to look at somewhere else, here the best-ever Pavtube DVDAid is an ideal DVD audio ripper for you to copy audio from a DVD and convert DVD music to Samsung tablet accepted OGG file w...

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Need help for easiest way to transcode movies on NAS to LG WebOs HDTV via plex

Diana Joan

Jan 17, 2015 03:30 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: NAS, TV, Video Tools

If you are the High Definition (HD) television users, why not share the videos from Synology NAS on your LG WebOs HDTV with your families? The following will guide you with the steps about how to convert movies on NAS and playback the converted videos on LG LB650V via plex.

Question From: https://forums.plex.tv 

Last year i bought a DS212j for my storage and i was planning to stream movies on my smart TV when i buy one. Yesterday i bought an LG lb650v on a discount. Now that i got all the parts i open my NAS and install the PMS. Meanwhile i try to find in LG store Plex client but there is no App. I tried though TV’s Web browser and i got “this server does not support transcoding”. Tried on my laptop, the same....

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Convert 3D Blu-ray movies for playing on 60” 3D Panasonic TV via WD Media Player

Diana Joan

Jan 17, 2015 01:31 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, NAS, TV

3D movies have joined our daily lives for a couple of years, and 3D Blu-ray is becoming the most sought-after thing. With the WD TV streaming media player, you can enjoy 3D Blu-ray on biggest screen TV in the house comfortably with family. Want to convert purchased 3D Blu-ray movies (Robot and Avatar) to MP4 to play on a 60” 3D Panasonic TV via WD Media Player? Well, you don’t need to find complex steps; just prepare a Blu-ray drive and let’s start converting 3D Blu-rays to 3D TV with ease! Below is the effective solution.



What you need:

1. A Blu-ray drive – to make your computer read this disc

2. Pavtube BDMagic for Windows/Mac– to roll off your Blu-ray protection and convert 3D Blu-ray into 3D SBS MP4 for watching on 60” 3D Panasonic TV with just a few mouse clicks...

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