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Backup Blu-ray to QNAP

A network-attached storage (NAS) device is ideal for giving multiple users remote access to large amounts of data. From many reviews of 2017 Best NAS Devices on technology evaluation websites, we can easily find that QNAP NAS always comes top, which is one of the leading vendors in the COTS NAS (commercial off-the-shelf network attached storage) space. Because it offers hardware that's more powerful than that of most NAS devices in its price range, the QNAP NAS has become a popular media storage device in the home theater building. With QNAP, all of your physical storage media including Blu-rays can be copied to your NAS for storage.

After storing Blu-ray on QNAP NAS, you can stream Blu-ray movies on TV wih Plex, Roku and other media server and devices without inserting discs to Blu-ray Player wasting time. What's more, You will never worry about the disc scratch and limited space to put away the Blu-ray discs because you can migrate all your physical discs to attic or basement.

However, unlike common digital formats, it is hard for you to copy a whole Blu-ray disc and store them on QNAP NAS. If your Blu-ray discs are commercial ones with copy and region protection, you will be unable to make a duplication of them on other devices. So, in order to successfully copy Blu-ray to QNAP NAS, a Blu-ray ripper is necessary. Only with a professional Blu-ray ripper, can we remove the encryption in discs and convert Blu-ray to common digital formats for storing on QNAP.

Best Blu-ray ripper to rip Blu-ray to QNAP NAS

Thankfully, there is a large amount of Blu-ray ripper softwares available on the market. Among these program, we find that Pavtube ByteCopy is a professional Blu-ray to QNAP ripping software, which is powerful enough to decrypt Blu-rays, remove copy preventions, and make disks unrestricted and region-free. It also helps you to copy Blu-ray movies to common digital file formats, including MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, WMV, MPG, etc. What's more, it provides the preset formats with optimized settings for many popular devices, including iPhone, iPad, Samsung TV, LG TV and many more for directly playback via QNAP NAS.

This excellent Blu-ray to QNAP ripper provides you a chance to make full disc copy with original Blu-ray structure to QNAP NAS or directly copy Blu-ray main title without extras to QNAP. For Mac users, you are allowed to download Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to complete the Blu-ray backup process on mac OS 10.13, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, etc.

How to Backup Blu-ray to QNAP NAS for Storage?

Step 1: Add Blu-ray movie

Insert the Blu-ray disc to the BD drive (necessary for ripping Blu-ray discs), click the "Load Disc" button to have Blu-ray movies uploaded to the program. Then you can select preferred subtitle and audio track on the main UI. If you have any problem to copy DVD movie collection to QNAP NAS, or other Network Attached Storage device such as FreeNAS (Mini/ Mini XL), this software is also available for you to use.

This software provides two modes of copying Blu-ray, Full disc copy or Main movie copy. You can select one depend on your own needs. Here is a guide on how to make full disc copy and main movie copy.

Load Blu-ray/DVD disc

Step 2: Specify output format

MP4 is generally accepted by almost all media players, mobile devices and TVs. So my advice is saving Blu-ray to QNAP NAS with MP4 format. Click the pull-down menu "Format" at the bottom of the interface, and move your cursor to "HD Video" category and then select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as output format.

h.264 mp4

To stream and watch converted Blu-ray movies on Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic TV, this program can do you a great favor tp directly convert Blu-ray to TV preset profile format without any extra profile settings. Just go to "TVs" category to select your TV Brand. For 4K TV users, you can easily rip Blu-ray to H.265 for 4K TV viewing, or rip Blu-ray to 3D TV with 3D SBS MP4/MOV format.

Output TV optimized file format

Tip: For achieving a better movie experience on your device, you can simply click "Settings" buttton to tweak the video settings to your satisfaction, such as video size, birate, frame rate, and more.

Step 3: Start Blu-ray to QNAP NAS Backup

Now back to the interface, click "Convert" to start to rip Blu-ray to QNAP NAS. Once the process ends, you can open the output folder to locate the ripped Blu-ray content and copy the converted Blu-ray to QNAP NAS. Then if you prefer, you can stream the Blu-ray movies on QNAP NAS to computer, iPhone, iPad, TV via network sharing for watching. Very easy!

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