Backup Blu-ray to Synology DS416

John Salley

Sep 26, 2018 08:10 am / Posted by John Salley to BD/DVD Backup, NAS

The DS416 from Synology can house your important documents, photos, HD movies, videos and more. Besides that, it also assures you seamless file sharing across different platform including Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. What’s more, for users who are always on the move, synology also provides a handy app called DS file for using for accessing files stored on DS216 with iPhone, iPad, Android devices. In this article, we will mainly focus on how to backup Blu-ray movies to Synology DS216.

Bypass Blu-ray copy protection

It won’t be difficult for you to store some digital media on Synology DS416 since as a storage devices, Synology DS216 has no specific requirements for the specific file types storing on it. However, as for commercial Blu-ray disc, it would be another story since it is almost impossible for you to copy the movies on the disc to your local computer or other devices due to the complex copy protection. The good news is that you can easily remove that protection with some powerful Blu-ray Ripper application. One of the best free option is MakeMKV, however, it only allows you to output a large MKV file which won’t play just anywhere.

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Copy Blu-ray to Synology DS416 with Pavtube ByteCopy

If you are looking for a powerful Blu-ray Ripper application that assists you to copy and backup Blu-ray disc to Synology DS416 in various different file types, we highly recommend Pavtube ByteCopy to you.

The program can powerfully break all Blu-ray copy protection and region code for you and them perform the copying/ripping process on the same interface. If your goal is just to backup the Blu-ray movies, just make a 1:1 full disc copy of Blu-ray with original file structure. If you wish to get a fast Blu-ray copy, you can use the main movie copy method to copy the main title without unwanted comments, ads or trailers. If you wish to preserve all the Blu-ray subtitles, audio tracks and chapter markers, just output Blu-ray to lossless multi-track MKV format. If you wish to stream Blu-ray movies to various different applications or devices, it would be much ideal to rip or convert Blu-ray movies to various popular digital file formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, etc.

For your great convenience, Pavtube ByteCopy is available on both Windows and Mac platform. You can download Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to perform the copying or ripping process on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.

Step by Step to Copy/Backup Blu-ray Movies to Synology DS416

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies.

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn’t ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface, alternatively, you can also import Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO files with the program.

Load Blu-ray movies

Step 2: Different ways to backup Blu-ray movies.

On the top tool bar of the main interface, use the copy entire disc  option to make an entire disc copy of original Blu-ray structure without changing anything.

Main Blu-ray movie copy

From “Format” bar drop-down list, select “Copy” > “Direct” Copy, you can then copy the selected movie file in its original format without quality loss. When directly copy a Blu-ray video, you will get .m2ts as output.

Main Blu-ray movie copy

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

To preserve all your wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams in the source movie, you can use the program to rip Blu-ray to ” Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” under “Multi-track Video” category.

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