What’s the available way to convert DVD to M3U8 video format playback smoothly? Well, it’s not so hard as you image. This article would show you how to convert DVD to M3U8 format step by step with a professional DVD Converter for Windows and Mac from Brorsoft.
A file with the M3U8 file extension is a UTF-8 Encoded Audio Playlist file. They are plain text files that can be used by both audio and video players to describe where media files are located.
For example, one M3U8 file may give you references to online files for an internet radio station. Another may be created on your computer to build a playlist for your own personal music or a series of videos.
An M3U8 file can use absolute paths, relative paths, and URLs to refer to specific media files and/or entire folders of media files. Other text information in an M3U8 file may be comments that describe the contents.
Is there a tool that fully supports M3U8 codec and can convert DVD to M38U with ease? The answer is surely yes. As we all know, there are numerous DVD converters in the market, but only a few can support M3U8 encoding. Searching high and low, we’re lucky enough to find that Brorsoft DVD Ripper.
It enables users to convert DVD videos such is DVD BUP, DVD ISO , IFO , DVD Video_TS folder to M3U8(iPad m3u8 streaming or iPhone m3u8 streaming) with original quality kept. What’s more, it has built-in optimized profiles for popular devices iPad, iPhone, Galaxy tablets/phones, Surface tablets and more. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks. For ripping DVD to M3U8 on Mac, DVD Ripper for Mac is the choice. Now, let’s see how to backup and rip DVD to M3U8 in lossless.
If you not only wanna convert DVD videos, but also intend to convert Blu-ray or HD Videos such as MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI movies to M3U8, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft’s Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.
How to convert DVD to M3U8 for Playback
Note: You can’t keep DVD menus in an .m3u8 format. If you want to transfer parts (e.g main movie only) or all (exact copy incl. menu, extras, subs) of the DVD to your hard drive, this DVD ripper offers you two options: a. Copy movie only from DVD discs; b. Backup DVD with original structures.
STEP 1. Import DVD files
Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the “Load Disc” button to have the DVD content imported.
STEP 2. Choose M3U8 as output format
Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “HLS Streaming (m3u8)”. Choose “ipad m3u8 streaming” or “iphone m3u8 streaming” as best output format. Any media player supporting TS format are all available for playing M3U8 format files.
STEP 3. Advanced Settings
Click the “Settings” icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality. For DVD movie source, there’s no need for compressing(It is relatively a small file size). Just keep the video size as original(720*480). And upscaling the video size won’t make any difference of your video quality.
STEP 4. Start ripping DVD to M3U8
Hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to rip DVD to M3U8. Minutes later, you can click “Open” to quickly find the converted M3U8 video. Just do what you want.
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