How to Rip Blu-Ray to NAS for Streaming to TV using Plex
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For many Blu-ray fans, they have tried their best to enjoying a Blu-ray movies with many kinds of methods, enjoying them on PC/Mac or TV via Blu-ray drive. However, Have you ever try to enjoy a Blu-ray without a Blu-ray drive, in other words, watching a Blu-ray movies on the go, in every portable devices you want?
A Blu-ray fan had asked me how to rip his Blu-ray collections to the NAS and stream to the TV using Plex? I should say that it is not a problem after you got the information below:
What format does Plex supported? The playable files formats are listed here:
In this case, we need get some help from a Blu-ray to Plex tool, rip the Blu-ray to Plex supported format and then stream them to NAS, in this way you can watching them on TV via NAS using Plex. Here I recommend you a power ripper--Pavtube ByteCopy, it can remove the copy protection easily and rip the format of Blu-ray to WDTV Live supported h.264 .mp4, then you can watching them on TV using Plex smoothly. In addition, you can also rip the Blu-ray to the other format for your other portable device for watching on the go. If you are a Mac user, the Mac version is available here--Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac. Just download the tool given below and begin.
Rip Blu-Ray to NAS for Streaming to TV using WDTV Live
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie
Run Blu-ray to Plex converter, and click “File” and “Load from disc” to import your Blu-ray movies. Another way to import Blu-ray movie is to click the file icon on upper-left corner.
Step 2. Choose Lossless MKV-Plex supported format
Find the format bar below your Blu-ray items, and click it to get to the format list where you need to follow “Multi-track Video” ＞ “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV (*.mkv).” The lossless property will maintain the multiple audio tracks and subtitles.
Step 3. Convert Blu-ray to Plex.
Hit the button “Convert” to start conversion from Blu-ray to Plex .
Step 4. Transfer the converted Blu-ray movies to NAS.
Once the Blu-ray to Plex conversion is over, keep your PC and NAS in the same network surrounding, then sync the converted Blu-ray movies to NAS server.
Step 5. Play Blu-ray movies on WD TV 2
Still keepign your NAS and Plex in the same home network. Connect your WD TV to your smart TV and use the remote control to find the media server, and choose the converted Blu-ray movies and the next thing you have to do is just embracing sheer enjoyment.