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Add/Upload Blu-ray Movies to Dropbox for Playing

Dropbox is a favorite in the cloud storage world because it's reliable, easy to use, and a breeze to set up. Any files,like movies, musics, images, etc, can be placed into Dropbox. If you have some Blu-ray collection, it is an ideal choice for you to upload Blu-ray movies to Dropbox, you will then be able to access the Blu-ray movies on your phone or tablet on the road and all the movie files you keep in Dropbox will be synced automatically to all your devices. This article just tell how to do and please follow me.

Best Way to Upload Blu-ray Movies to Dropbox

Although Dropbox has no specific requirements on the file formats you upload to it like many other online cloud service, the media file types that can be viewed on Dropbox are limited. If you wish to store and preview the files on Dropbox via the Dropbox app, you need to make sure the upload file types are in the following list:

.3gp. .3gpp, .3gpp2, .asf, .avi, .dv, .flv, .m2t, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mp4, .mpeg, .mpg, .mts, .oggtheora, .ogv, .rm, .ts, .vob, .webm, .wmv

From above lists, we can see that Blu-ray files is not the native previewable file formats for neither the Dropbox desktop or Dropbox mobile app. So for uploading Blu-ray to Dropbox for sharing and playing, a Blu-ray Ripper is the key point. And Pavtube ByteCopy is such a wise choice for you to achieve the goal.

It integrates a best Blu-ray ripper for you to rip Blu-ray discs to universal video and audio file types as you need. You can rip and convert Blu-ray to Dropbox with super fast conversion speed and excellent image and sound quality. The program can load not only commercial Blu-ray disc, but also Blu-ray folder, Blu-ray ISO image file and DVDs, DVD Folder, DVD IFO/ISO File, you can get all the viewable file formats for Dropbox app from BD/DVD with this tool in just few clicks.

If you're want to upload Blu-ray movies to Dropbox on Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra included), please turn to Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Now download the right version of the program and follow the guide below.

Simple Guide to Upload Blu-ray to Dropbox for Viewing on Dropbox Desktop or Mobile App

Here We take Windows Version Pavtube ByteCopy as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version. Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc movies

Insert the Blu-ray disc to your Blu-ray disc drive, click "Load disc" button to add Blu-ray movies to the program.

Load Blu-ray disc

Here you can check the movie titles you want to rip and then click the drop-down list of "Subtitles", then all the subtitles info in the Blu-ray will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.

By ticking off "Forced subtitles" option, you will only see subtitles only when actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that your specified before.

Step 2. Choose output format for Dropbox

Click "Format" and through the profile to select Dropbox highly compatible format like MP4, MOV from "Common Video" "HD Video" profile list. For those who wanna upload Blu-ray files to Dropbox and share on tablet or smart phones, you can choose a certain preset like iPhone, iPad as target format.

Here, we take "H.264 High Profile Video (*.mp4)" file format as example. You can also use this tool to rip Blu-ray to OpenDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Apple iCloud‎, etc for storage.

Tip: If you need, you can also click "Settings" to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.

Step 3: Trim Blu-ray movies

You can even use its provided "Edit" function to edit your output video by adding subtitles, cropping, splitting, adding watermarks, trimming and more. A couple of things to keep in mind about DropBox: If you are using a free Dropbox account, you only have 2 GB of space (at least initially, unless you've invited some friends and gotten a little more), so you may run into space limitation issues. So, you'd better trim your Blu-ray files if necessary.

Just open “Video Editor” window and switch to the “Trim” tab, you can drag the slider bars to include the segment you want to remain, click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square bracket to set end point when previewing the video or directly input specific values to “Start” and “End” box.

Step 4: Convert Blu-ray to Dropbox format

After all settings, click "Convert" button to rip Blu-ray to Dropbox. When the process finishes, open the output folder to locate the generated file. Now you'll make it available for viewing on other computers, Android, Apple devices anytime, anywhere just with the help of your Dropbox. 

Here are the steps to upload videos from computer to Dropbox:

Via Dropbox desktop application

1. Install "Dropbox desktop application" on your computer. It creates a folder on your systems hard disk. The folder is named "Dropbox".

2. Browse through your videos on your computer & simply drag-and-drop them to Dropbox folder. You will see a blue icon located at top right corner on your computer, this means your file is syncing with dropbox. When the icon turns into a green checkmark syncing is complete.

3. Go to https://www.dropbox.com/ & sign in to your account. If you don't have an account, then create one.

4. Click "Upload" button located at the top of the window on the Dropbox website.

5. As soon as you click upload, "Upload to DropBox" window opens up.

6. Click "Choose Files" button & select the video files on your computer (that you want to upload).

7. Click "Start Upload" button to upload your videos.

8. All your videos will now be uploaded to DropBox.

On dropbox.com

1. Sign in to dropbox.com.

2. Click Upload files.

3. In the popup, click Choose File and then select the file on your computer that you’d like to add to Dropbox.

4. Choose as many files as you like, and then click Start Upload.

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