NAS stands for Network Attached Storage. It enables you to have a large amount of storage connected directly to your broadband router. This storage is therefore available to all your devices. With excellent performance, brilliant software and easy setup, Synology stands out among the best NAS drives to buy in 2018. For DVD collectors, are you seeking the reliable way to backup and transfer DVD movies onto Synology NAS? If so, read this post to get some hints.
Though Synology NAS has no specific requirements for the file types stored on it, but in order to stream and access them backed up movies on most portable devices, we suggest you rip Blu-ray to these widely accepted formats like H.264 MP4, MKV, AVI, etc. Additionally, most commercial Blu-ray discs are encoded with heavy copy protections, the freeware like Handbrake won’t decrypt Blu-ray copy protection. In this case, we suggest you try Brorsoft DVD Ripper.
With it, you can bypass DVD copy protection as well as rip DVD to MP4, AVI, MKV for NAS streaming with no quality loss; it also enables you to copy DVD main movies for backup onto NAS in .vob format. And what we’ve learned is that MP4 would be one best target format for it is fully compatible with nearly all media devices including iPad, iPhone, PS3, Apple TV, etc. If you are running on Mac OS X, turn to Mac DVD converter.
Free download DVD to NAS Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Step 1. Load DVD Movies
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. You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting.
Step 2. Select output format
Click Format bar and choose your desired format. To store hundreds of DVD’s on NAS, you can rip DVD to .mp4, or .avi, .mkv, etc compressed format. And click Settings bar, you can adjust the level of compression to suit the quality you want.
Tip: If you want to transfer DVD to Synology NAS retaining DVD quality and you have a lot of spare space, you can choose directly copy DVD disc and then burn them to an iso. That makes one file for the DVD. Make sure your media streamer can read .iso files first.
Step 3. Start ripping DVD
Tap the “Convert” button to start ripping DVD for Synology NAS. After the conversion, click Open button to find the output files. Then just stream and enjoy the high quality DVD movies on your media players(Note: Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among your Synology NAS and Apple TV, PS3, HD TV or other media players).