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Backup Blu-ray Discs to FreeNAS (Mini/ Mini XL)

When you come home from work wearily, a cup of coffee and a classic Blu-ray movie may be a terrific relaxation. However, when finding the Blu-ray discs you treasured are broken by your children, have you got a headache? Do you want to protect your Blu-ray discs against scratch and damage? You can digitize your Blu-ray collection to FreeNAS( Mini/ Mini XL) to backup your original Blu-ray discs.

Why backup movies from Blu-ray to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL)?

FreeNAS Mini owns a capacity up to 24TB, while FreeNAS Mini XL owns 48TB, which definitely can meets your need for storing Blu-ray movies, so they are the most powerful devices to create a centralized and easily-accessible movie library in your house.

There are a variety of advantages of backup Blu-ray to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL). First, you will never worry about your expensive and fragile Blu-ray discs being broken, damaged or even stolen. Second, you can share the copied Blu-ray movies to multifarious media players over a local-area network, no specific Blu-ray media player required. Also, we all know that most Blu-ray discs contain various regional protection, and after ripping them to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL), you can enjoy Blu-ray movies at will.

Which tool is the best at backup Blu-ray movies to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL)?

Well, for smoothly backup a protected Blu-ray disc, you need a Blu-ray ripper that can pull the various protection from Blu-ray and convert Blu-ray movies to various video formats. Actually, many people are not geeks or technology enthusiasts, they just want to backup Blu-ray discs as quickly as possible, so the backup speed is really significant. What’s more, it is annoying to see adware and spyware installing without user permission. Don’t worry! Pavtube Bytecopy can easily solve all your troubles.

> An intuitive interface 
Newbies can navigate their options and customization tools easily even without  instruction
> Frequent upgrade to meet customers’ latest needs and a first-class after-sell service for a lift-long time
> With NVIDIA’s GPU acceleration tech, you can enjoy 30x realtime H.265 encoding  with higher quality.     
> Excellent decryption Ability
Rip Blu-ray discs to various digital files for storing into FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL), such as H.265, 3D, 4K, M3U8, MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, etc. Without any quality loss.
> Copy the entire Blu-ray discs to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL) with all audio tracks, subtitles and chapters preserved.
> Directly copy the Blu-ray discs. Only the main title of Blu-ray disc is preserved, then the size of Blu-ray movies largely shrinks, and more movies can be saved to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL).

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How to backup Blu-ray to FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL) ?

Step 1: Import Blu-ray discs

First you need to prepare a Blu-ray drive. Then insert your Blu-ray disc into your Blu-ray drive and click the “File”>“Load from disc” icon to import the Blu-ray disc.

1. Automatically check the main title of Blu-ray after importing the disc, which largely shrinks the size of final output movie and save more space for FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL) to store more movies. If you desire to preserve extras, just check these titles you need.

2. You can double click on a chapter to preview it, and you can also take snapshots while previewing.

3. Select your desired language as your subtitle freely. Also, you can select forced subtitle which enables you to see subtitles only when the language that the actors are speaking is different from your selected subtitle language.

Step 2: Specify output format and folder

Transforming Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC, H.264/MPEG-4, MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, Quick Time HD video(.mov) .etc popular formats gives you wide playback on different devices via FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL). Which output format you choose depends on what video format that your media player supports.

For example, if you want to watch movies on your iPad pro, you can click “iPad” →”iPad Air HD Video(mp4)” as your output format. If you have popular VR headsets, the 3D MKV or 3D mp4 may be better choices. Just click “3D Video”→” MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)” or ” MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” .


You can also rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV format with multiple subtitle streaming and audio tracks preserved if your device supports playing lossless MKV videos.

If you watch a 4:3 movie on a 16:9 display, you will see black bars on the left and right, which makes you feel uncomfortable. To get maximum entertainment, you need to preset a suitable aspect ratio during Blu-ray ripping. Just click the Edit  button.   

Step 3: Start Blu-ray backup process 

Click the “Convert” button to backup Blu-ray to the video format you want into FreeNAS(Mini/Mini XL), and then wait a few minutes. And at this time, you may go to make a cup of coffee or clean your garden.

By backup Blu-ray movies to NAS(Mini/Mini XL), you will never worry about the safety of your Blu-ray discs, and can enjoy these Blu-ray movies via NAS(Mini/Mini XL) on your iPhone, iPad, TV, Tablet, PS4 and other DLNA enabled devices. Of course, ripping Blu-ray is one of the many functions of Pavtube Bytecopy . If you are a multi-purpose user, Pavtube Bytecpy is a good choice.

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