Blu-ray to Mac tagged posts

Convert Blu-ray movies for playing on iMac and PowerBook

Diana Joan

Aug 05, 2014 06:06 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray

In this day and age, everyone wants high-definiton content, and that means they either have to download the new 1080p video from iTunes or watch some Blu-Rays on their HDTV. Sadly, Macs still don’t sport Blu-Ray drives and probably never will, so why bother? Well, if you’ve already invested in lots of Blu-Ray films and TV shows, then it’s really not worth re-purchasing all your content on iTunes just to have it on your computer at the same resolution. I mean, there really should be a solution for this sort of thing. Here is a question from one of my friends.

I have iMac and PowerBook, but neither of these devices have built in player. So I convert my Blue-ray movie to MP4 video file which can play in all these devices...

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Convert Blu-ray to use in Final Cut Pro 7/6/X on Mac

Diana Joan

Jun 21, 2014 06:58 pm / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray

Question:

In the past years I have purchase many Blu-ray discs, and I need to get chapters and music I like from some Blu-ray contents and make them into my own film. Then how to import Blu-ray movie to Final Cut Pro to make some editings?

Blu-ray to Prores

Answer:

Blu-ray movies are becoming more and more popular in recent years which offer high-definition images for us. However, still now, Apple might not be ready to add Blu-ray to its Mac computers in FCP. As a result, I can’t work with Blu-ray content with FCP correctly and this issue has confused me a lot, but luckily now I have found my way out, and I would share the experience here:

To successfully import Blu-ray movies to Apple Final Cut Pro to make your own masterpiece, the best way is to convert Blu-ray to Apple ProRes codec which is the best sup...

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Copy Blu-ray to ATV 3 M4V/iTunes MP4 format for streaming

Diana Joan

Jun 17, 2014 08:32 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray

Blu-Ray may be majestic, it offers all the owners better visual enjoyment. If you have bought many latest movies, you may be wondering how you can get those movies from Blu-ray to iTunes to sync with your idevice, like new iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S, or even Apple TV 3 for wathing with 1080p Dolby Digital Passthrough kept. (Learn How to Compress a 50GB Blu-ray into 25GB)

blu-ray to idevice

However, iTunes only recognize video files in MP4, MOV, M4V formats, which means if you want to enjoy Blu-ray movies on any Apple device you have to firstly rip Blu-ray to iTunes videos then import Blu-ray to iTunes for freely playback. Now this article will give you the right solution and a proper way to convert Blu-ray to ATV 3/iTunes compatible video format on Mac.

Requirements

* The latest iTunes

* An ...

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How to Donwsize 50GB Blu-ray to under 25GB video and burn with TOAST

Diana Joan

Jun 16, 2014 02:37 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray

Nowadays, more and more people own Blu-ray Discs which provide high quality and add more fun to our daily life. However, the first problem we concerned, is space – a bluray movie can take up to about 50GB of space on your server. While harddrives are cheap, and space is economical, a 2TB drive can really only hold 40 movies if they are left uncompressed.

compress blu-ray

So the movies needs to be compressed in order to conserve space, but compressed in such a way that you still get the benefits of bluray – great picture and awesome sound! So the goal of this walk-thru is to show the steps necessary to convert your Blu-ray movies into compressed video under 25GB for burning with TOAST on Mac.

Part I: Compress a 50GB Blu-ray into a video under 25GB

Is there a way to compress a 50gb movie to fit on a 25 gb d...

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