Category Server

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 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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Backup Blu-ray to Plex Media Server with lossless mkv 

Diana Joan

Nov 04, 2016 06:13 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics, Server

Plex Media Server enables you to organize all of your personal media in order to enjoy it no matter where you are. With Plex Media Server, it is easy to get your movies free playback on your iPad, Android tablet/phone and your laptop. If you have many Blu-ray movies with high definition, it is a good idea to backup Blu-ray to Plex for streaming on portable devices during the trip. Although Plex itself can’t play Blu-ray natively for Blu-ray encryption, there are many ways to rip Blu-ray to Plex supported formats. And to preserve the Blu-ray video and audio quality, backing up Blu-ray to Lossless MKV for Plex is the best choice. (See Why We Use Lossless MKV for Blu-ray Backup

How to backup Blu-ray to Plex Media Server with lossless MKV? 

To backup Blu-ray to Plex with lossless MKV,...

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Backup Blu-ray to HP MediaSmart Server

Diana Joan

Sep 06, 2016 09:51 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Server

HP MediaSmart Server helps family out by not only keeping data safe, but also by streaming media. Thus, many people are looking at possibly getting an HP Mediasmart windows home server to use to stream Blu-ray movies. Of course, this needs you to rip Blu-ray to digital files in advance.

For some newbies, ripping Blu-ray is not as easy as ripping DVD cause nearly all Blu-rays have more complicated encryption than DVD. To help you enjoy Blu-ray movies via HP MediaSmart Server, here the articles shows you the way to rip Blu-ray to HP MediaSmart Server quickly.

To rip Blu-ray to put onto HP MediaSmart Server, all you need is a Blu-ray ripper to rip Blu-ray movies to a more compatible format for all devices...

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How to play M2TS with Plex media server?

Diana Joan

Sep 02, 2016 07:54 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Server

M2TS is a filename extension used for the Blu-ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format. It is used for multiplexing audio, video and other streams. It is based on the MPEG-2 transport stream container. However, M2TS can’t be played on Plex fine. Sometimes, you may encounter Plex M2TS capability issue:

"I have several m2ts files in my movie/video folder, but they are not recognized by Plex. Is it required to convert these to an mkv or other supported format before Plex will pick them up and add them to my library? "

"I have a lot of Blu-ray rips in s .m2ts and other .ts files. They are/were transcoding and streaming fine on version 0.9.12.19. I upgraded to 0.9.15.2 and they won’t transcoding/streaming...

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Stream Blu-ray Videos on Samsung Smart TV with DS Video via Synology Server

Diana Joan

Mar 29, 2016 03:26 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Samsung, Server, TV

DS video is a free app for Samsung Smart TV, which allows you to easily stream videos from your Synology NAS server. As it’s dedicated for Samsung Smart TV, no extra streaming boxes or remote controls are needed for streaming. So for those who have considerable Blu-ray collection to play on Samsung TV but don’t want to use Blu-ray Player to handle the discs one by one, it will be a perfect idea to rip and put Blu-ray to Synology Server then stream Blu-ray video on Samsung Smart TV with DS Video.



This article here will show you each part of building a home theater system with Synology Server, Samsung TV, DS Video and your Blu-ray library. Now, let’s see the first part to rip and copy Blu-ray to Synology Server for Samsung TV streaming via DS Video.

Rip and Put Blu-ray Videos to Synolo...

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Re-encode Blu-ray Collection to Emby Media Server

Diana Joan

Feb 19, 2016 08:23 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Server

Blu-rays are far too expensive to let scratches turn your video into a glorified coaster, therefore, most people still choose to backup their Blu-ray collection to media server to protect the physical discs. Emby Media Server is a good media server to store your Blu-ray backups. It brings all of your Blu-ray backups, like the Oscars movie Blu-raycollections together into one place and streams your Blu-ray movies on-the-fly to play on any device.



Emby Media Server has many client apps including: Kodi, Windows Media Center / XBOX 360 (MCE Extender), Android TV, Roku  / Now TV boxes, Amazon Fire TV, some Samsung Smart TVs...

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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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How to copy Blu-ray collections to a media server?

Diana Joan

Jul 29, 2014 06:10 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, Server

Once you’ve got a Blu-ray movie onto your media server, you can stream them onto your iPad, Samsung Galaxy S5, Roku, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 for playback. Nice expericnes! So cool!

store blu-ray on media server

Situation 1:

I want to store my ripped Blu-ray collection on my media server and watch them on my laptops, a smart 3D tv and some android cell phones. Any way?

Situation 2:

I have some Clint Eastwood DVD, how to backup all my DVD movies to home server? Is it possible to convert a bookshelf of Blu-ray movies into my server that fits in my palm? Also, I like to cut and save some of my favorites scenes from my DVDs, how to get it done?

Best Soluion:

Searched widely and I got some tech support for getting Blu-ray movie into Media Server for streaming and playing correctly.

  •  Find a good Blu-ray ripping tool
  •  Convert ...
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