Handbrake is a pretty popular program as it has been around for quite a few years and as the number of visits to this guide can tell is among the most popular tools for Blu-ray to H.264 conversion. If you want to backup up Blu-ray movies to Windows Home Server, like NAS, Seagate Wireless Plus, WD MyCloud, etc to make you take your movie library with you and play them on all your portable devices no matter on long car trip or at a coffee shop.
Blu-ray, disks, however, are not supported directly by this Handbrake/VLC combo, and that makes things frustrating. Typically you need to first rip the Blu-ray into some format that Handbrake will understand and then you can convert/compress from there. If you can not bear the complexity of installng third-party software to assist Handbrake rip Blu-ray, or you just need faster and more convinient Blu-ray ripping solution, then here is an alternative for Handbrake 0.10.2 - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, it will not let you down. It can rip any commercial and region-locked Blu-ray/DVD to your any HD media players with H.265, MP4, MOV, M4V, MKV, AVI, etc from Windows Home Server. Here is review.
Free download and install
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html
How to Use Handbrake Alternative to rip Blu-ray to Windows Home Server for your All Devices?
Step 1: Load files to the program
Start the program on your computer and click”Load disc” from”File”drop-down list to add the Blu-ray/DVD you desire to convert to the application.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
Considering the portable devices you will use will not be limited, so I suggest you here to select a format that’s widely support by many portable devices such as ”H.264 Video(*MP4)” format as the output profile from the”Format” drop-down option.
Tip: For smaller size and better playback your Blu-ray movies via Windows Home Server on various multimedia players, you can adjust the output video parameters. Remember, lower bitrate leads to lower video size.
Step 3: Start to rip Blu-ray to Home Server
Hit the right-bottom ”Convert” button to start transcode Blu-ray to MP4 for placing to Windows Home Server. Once the process ends, open the output folder to find the ripped Blu-ray movies.
Now, place the media to your Windows Home Server so that you can watch your Blu-ray Collections to iPad Pro, iPhone 6S, Galaxy S7, Gear VR via Galaxy Note Series and other devices at anytime!
For Mac users, the equivalent Mac version is Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, which can make you rip Blu-ray/DVD on Mac OS X El Capitan.
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