3 Methods for Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

John Salley

Dec 25, 2017 06:31 am / Posted by John Salley to Storage

Playing Blu-ray is a happy thing, you can get the high video quality and share the perfect videos with friends. However the Blu-ray disc are easy to be damaged due to the frail plastic disc. Most users are searching for the way to copy the Blu-ray to Thumb drive which is easy to store and play, you don’t need to the Blu-ray external hard drive any more, just need to insert the thumb drive to PC or Mac, you can play the Blu-ray movies smoothly.

We all now the Blu-ray ripper can do this task well, which can provides you desired video formats for you. Some users like the Handbrake which can provides the high MP4 and MKV videos, totally is free. Some users like the MakeMKV which can remove the Blu-ray copy protection and provide the high MKV video format. Some users like the Bytecopy which provide the Blu-ray 1: 1 copy and fast video conversion. Which way is the best? We will tell you these 3 ways to copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive.

Method 1: Free Way to Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

Handbrake attracts many users’ like which is free and a open source. You can load the Blu-ray and DVD disc, common videos into it, but they do not contain any kind of copy protection, Handbrake can’t remove the DVD and Blu-ray protection. When you laod the Blu-ray disc, you can choose the MP4 and MKV video format, this software provides you different video and audio encoder: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264(x264 and QuickSync), AAC / HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, etc. In general, if your Blu-ray is not protected, you can choose it.(Best Handbrake Alternative)

Quick Guide: Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

1. Download and install Handbrake from here.

2. Launch HandBrake. Select “Open Source” and select the Blu-ray file.

3. Click Browse and select the output file. You can choose mp4 in the output settings

4. Click the Start button to begin the process.

free dvd to mp4 converter

Method 2: Popular Way to Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

Compared with Handbrake, MakeMKV is another excellent and free Blu-ray ripper. You don’t worry about the DVD and Blu-ray copy protection, this software can remove the Blu-ray discs protected with latest versions of AACS and BD+ to it, at the same time, you can output the MKV videos from the Blu-ray disc which  preserves most information but not changing it in any way. We like the MakeMKV powerful OS compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. (Best MakeMKV Alternative)

Quick Guide: Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

1. Open this MakeMKV by double clicks

2. Load the DVD disc and choose the MKV video format

3. Start the DVD ripping process.

free dvd converter

Method 3: Best Way to Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

Pavtube ByteCopy is the best option for copying the Blu-ray to thumb drive which support the DVD and Blu-ray disc, disc images(ISO/IFO), folder. You can remove the Blu-ray and DVD protection: DVD region code, CSS, UOPs, Blu-ray region code, BD+, AACS, etc. At the same time, you have 300+ video formats options, like the MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, H.264, H.265, etc. You also can copy the Blu-ray whole disc without any quality loss, if you want to copy the main title, you also can do it. At the same time, you also can choose the videos from the devices presets, like the iPad, iPhone, TVs, etc.


Quick Guide: Copy Blu-ray to Thumb Drive

1. Open this Blu-ray ripper and load the Blu-ray movie by clicking File, you also can drag the Blu-ray movie to the left window directly. You ca watch the movies at the preview window.

2. Click Format and choose the output video formats, you can choose the common videos, HD videos, you even can get the 3D videos from the common 2D Blu-ray and DVD discs.

3. Click the Convert button to start the Blu-ray ripping process.

Load dvd disc

Which Blu-ray Ripper Do You Like Best?

Software Bytecopy Handbrake MakeMKV
Blu-ray Input Video Formats
Blu-ray Disc support support support
Blu-ray Folder support unsupport unsupport
Blu-ray disc Image support unsupport unsupport
Remove Blu-ray Copy Protection
Region Code support unsupport support
BD+ support unsupport support
UOPs support unsupport support
Output Video Formats from Blu-ray
Common videos number 200+ 2 (MP4&MKV) 1(MKV)
3D videos support unsupport unsupport
4K videos support unsupport unsupport
Devices Preset for Blu-ray
Android devices support support unsupport
Apple devices support support unsupport
Media player support unsupport unsupport
Game console support unsupport unsupport
NLE software support unsupport unsupport
Copy Blu-ray Disc
1:1 Full Disc Copy support unsupport unsupport
Main Movie Copy support unsupport unsupport
Digital Disc Copy support support support
Remux DVD support unsupport unsupport

Conclusion: Total 3 Blu-ray ripper also can finish the task to copy the Blu-ray to thumb drive, you can choose the Handbrake if your Blu-ray discs are not protected. You also can choose the MakeMKV if you want to get the MKV videos from Blu-ray disc. You even can choose the Bytecopy if you want to remove the Blu-ray copy protection and get the multiple videos from the Blu-ray disc. Final decision is up to you.