Create Digital Versions of 4K Blu-ray Disc

John Salley

Apr 12, 2017 05:09 am / Posted by John Salley to BD/DVD Backup, Blu-ray

Why need to create digital versions from 4K Blu-ray

The age of 4K is here, but the convenience of streaming 4K online doesn’t outweigh the splendid video and audio quality offered by 4K Blu-ray disc thanks to its addition of useful things like High Dynamic Range (HDR) and new-gen audio standards like Dolby Atmos. For those people who wish get the terrific 4K experience on a 4K TV, 4K Blu-ray disc is absolutely your best choice. However, as a physical media, 4K Blu-ray disc are prone to damage or lose, it would be a waste of money to rebuy them or throw them away. What’s more, you may find that you can only play 4K Blu-ray disc on 4K TV with an expensive UHD Blu-ray player, but get no luck to view the UHD Blu-ray disc on current standard Blu-ray player or other devices like a smartphone, tablet, game consoles, etc. To get full access to the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc and enjoy them anywhere at any time as you like, the best way is to make a digital versions from 4K Blu-ray disc.

4K Blu-ray disc

What you will need to create digital version from UHD Blu-ray disc?

A 4K Blu-ray drive for PC
A powerful 4K Blu-ray disc Ripper

A 4K Blu-ray drive for PC

A 4K Blu-ray will be essential to read the data stored on UHD Blu-ray disc. The good news is that
Pioneer has just announced a pair of what the company claims are the first-ever PC disc drives capable of playing 4K UHD Blu-rays – finally giving computer owners a method of playing physical 4K media on their machines. Dubbed the BDR-S 11 J-BK and BDR-S 11 J-X, both disc drives are released in late February of 2017.

A powerful 4K Blu-ray disc Ripper

To backup 4K Blu-ray into digital file format, you will still need the assistance of a UHD Blu-ray Ripper, current Blu-ray Ripper software won’t work. Here, we highly recommend Pavtube BDMagic to you. The program can powerfully and automatically bypass all copy protection and region codec from UHD Blu-ray disc in the background with its built-in decrypter so that you can make a digital copy from Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with no limitation.

As for creating digital version from UHD Blu-ray disc, the program can do you a great favor to rip 4K Blu-ray in various different digital file formats. For those people who care much about quality, you can make a full disc copy of UHD Blu-ray of original structure or remux 4K Blu-ray to a digital container file format without codec transcoding. If you wish to output a small file in a short time, just use the main movie copy mode to direct copy 4K Blu-ray disc to digital file without unwanted comments, features, ads, comments, etc. If you plan to have further entertainment of the 4K Blu-ray disc on your computer with 4K media player or transfer to view them on 4K-capable smartphone, tablets or stream to 4K TV via 4K streaming devices, it would be much ideal for you to convert UHD Blu-ray to 4K digital file formats like 4K AVI/WMV/MP4/MOV/MKV/ProresH.264/H.265, etc.

Tips: It’s likely you may have a old computer, a device or program that are not powerful enough to handle 4K resolution video. Never mind, feel free to compress 4K UHD Blu-ray to 1080p/720p digital video by outputting a HD file format such as H.264 HD MP4, H.264 HD MOV, H.265 HD MP4, MEPG-4 HD, MPEG-2 HD, MEPG-TS HD, MKV HD, WMV HD, Divx HD, AVI HD, BDAV HD for viewing on non-4K capable devices and programs smoothly.

This 4K Blu-ray Digital Ripper is quite simple to use thanks to its sleek and easy to navigate interface. In addition, it always keeps constant update with perfect compatibility with the new Windows OS (like Windows 10) and also the powerful disc decryption capability for the new Blu-ray disc encryption such as MKB61 and MKB62. What’s more, the program helps to produce high-quality conversions, the quality of the converted video is identical to the picture and sound on the original 4K Blu-ray disc.

Step by Step to Make Digital Version from UHD Blu-ray Disc on PC

Step 1: Load UHD Blu-ray disc.

Insert the UHD Blu-ray disc into an external 4K Blu-ray drive, then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface to load 4K Blu-ray disc into the program, alternatively, you can also import 4K Blu-ray folder or 4K Blu-ray ISO files with the program.

Load UHD Blu-ray disc

Step 2: Backup 4K Blu-ray to digital formats in various different ways.

Full disc copy of UHD 4K Blu-ray

On the top tool bar of the main interface, use the  option to make an entire disc copy of original 4K Blu-ray disc structure without changing anything.

Remux 4K Blu-ray to digital container format.

Scroll down the “Format” drop-down options, under “Remux” main category, choose one of your desired remuxed video or audio format such as “MP4 Remux Video(*.mp4)”, you can also choose to remux 4K Blu-ray to other format according to your own needs.

Remux 4K Blu-ray

Main movie copy of 4K Blu-ray

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 4K Blu-ray title, you will get .h.265 as output.

Main movie copy

Rip UHD Blu-ray to popular 4K digital file format

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desired 4K file format such as “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category. You can also choose other 4K file formats according to your own needs.

Output 4K file formats

You can also choose to rip 4K UHD to HD digital file formats such as “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” > “HD Video” for smoothly viewing on slow PC computer or non-4K capable media player software.

Output HD file formats

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Step 3: Begin the final conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from 4K UHD Blu-ray to 4K or HD digital file format.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no limitation to enjoy 4K Blu-ray movies on your computer, smartphone, tablets, game consoles, etc with perfect quality.