Sunday, April 10, 2016

Backup and Put Blu-rays to Synology DS416slim NAS on Mac

Summary: An easier way to backup and convert Blu-rays to Synology DS416slim NAS , so that you can preserve them on Synology NAS or playback on HD media player/home theatre for sharing with your families and friends with ease.

The extender for home sharing Network-attached storage - Synology DS416slim NAS. If you have tons of movies on Blu-rays and want to watching them to Synology NAS for DLNA streaming with your Apple TV 3, Samsung TV, PS4, WD TV etc, so you need to backup Blu-rays to Synology NAS compatible MP4 or MKV format first. 

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With the supported network protocols established between Synology NAS and Blu-rays Player or HD TV, etc. With a professional Blu-rays tool to backup Blu-rays to Synology NAS compatible MP4 or MKV format, then you can enjoy high quality movies in high definition without physical Blu-rays discs.

To backup Blu-rays movies for Synology NAS, there has two professional Blu-rays tool highly recommended. The program is capable of backup Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, MKV for Synology NAS streaming without no quality loss. And it's easy to use and very stable. Best of all, it allows you to copy your Blu-rays to Synology NAS with original structure or main movie only. 

The first method - MakeMKV

MakeMKV is your one-click solution to convert video that you own into free and patents-unencumbered format that can be played everywhere. MakeMKV is a format converter, otherwise called "transcoder". It converts the video clips from proprietary disc into a set of MKV files, preserving most information but not changing it in any way. 

MakeMKV Supported Windows, Mac, Linux OS, It can convert blu-rays to only MKV output.  To reads Blu-ray disc, preserves all video and audio tracks, including HD audio, with fast conversion - converts as fast as your drive can read data. The software no additional is required for conversion or decryption.

MakeMKV is a program that is very complex inside, but has very simple interface. Converting a video disc is a simple 3-step process.

Step 1. Open a disc

On a first screen program will show all available optical drives. At that point you can open the Blu-rays disc or file on Synology NAS. 

Step 2. Select content

Once the video source is opened you will see its contents as a tree structure. Normally, disc contains titles (individual clips such as main movie and bonus features). You can select which titles you want to save and what tracks to keep in each title (use right mouse button to ease selection of multiple items). 

For each item you can see detailed information such as item type, size, length, codec, language and so on. After you've selected what content you want to save, just press the "Make MKV" button.

Step 2. Wait for conversion

The conversion screen will display progress. The time to convert the disc is determined by a single factor - how fast is your drive capable to read. A typical time to backup blu-rays disc is about 15 minutes.

Conclusions from the edit the only disadvantage with this sofeware is that only supported MKV the only one formats.

The first method - Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac

The Pavtube ByteCopy Supported Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard OS, Supported output formats likes H.265, M3U8, MP4, MOV , M4V, AVI, WMV, MPG, MKV, etc. With it can backup, copy and convert blu-rays files to Synology DS416slim NAS on Mac easier, aslo support the encode H.265/HEVC codec from blu-rays disc. The best blu-rays to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV, etc. Solution ways, in the convert process also can add SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles to blu-rays movie.

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies

Install and launch Blu-rays to Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac Converter, and then click the disc icon to import your source Blu-rays movies to this program. Set your wanted subtitles and audio track from the drop-down box of "Subtitles" and "Audio" tab.

Step 2: Select an output format

To convert Blu-ray to MP4 or MKV for Synology NAS storing and streaming, just click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then choose MKV, H.264 MP4 from HD Video profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or HD Video(*.mkv) as output format.

Tip: If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 3. Backup blu-rays movies to NAS

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Pavtube ByteCopy will start backup the conversion from Blu-ray movies to MKV/MP4 for Synology NAS or media player.

Conclusions from the edit that after the conversion, you can hit "Open" to quick locate the converted video; now you can stream converted Blu-ray files through Synology NAS to HDTV, Android tablet, DLNA device or other HD media player for wide sharing.

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