I recently got a blu-ray drive and for the first time tried to rip a blu-ray disc. The first thing I noticed was that the format of subtitles on Blu-Ray are quite different looking. I am looking for a way to rip Blu-ray with forced subtitles as I need.
Then I got some support online. Forced subtitles are common on DVD and Blu-rays to provide a better visual experience to display the characters when a foreign or alien language is spoken, a sign, flag or other text in the scene is in different language. Well, how to get Blu-ray movies with forced subtitles only so that you can enjoy the movie without unnecessary characters on screen? Below is a guide on how to do a Blu-ray backup with forced subtitles.
Best tool to rip Blu-ray with forced subtitles keeped
The quick workaround is to use DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper, an easy-to-use yet professional Blu-ray ripping tool, to achieve your goal simply. It can allow users to create videos only with forced subtitles when ripping Blu-ray to MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, etc, as you like. What’s more, it supports a variety of multimedia devices including PS4, Apple TV, Xbox One and more. Plus, this Blu-ray ripper can also help you to backup Blu-ray movies to hard drive remaining the original structure by using “Copy the entire disc” feature. If you are running on Mac, please turn to DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.
➽ Rip any Blu-rays (DVDs) to any formats or devices, be it MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, HD TV, Game Console etc. with preferred subtitles.
➽ Freely select desired inner subtitle track and audio track to the ripped Blu-ray movie.
➽ Add external .*.srt/*.ass/*.ssa etc. TXT subtitles to the Blu-ray movie if it doesn’t contain your native spoken language.
➽ 1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD to hard drive, USB, NAS in BDMV/DVD folder, a single M2TS/MPEG2 file or MKV within 5 minutes.
➽ Finish conversion at fast speed, owing to the support for the world advanced Intel, Nvidia and AMD, etc. GPU hardware acceleration.
➽ Aadjust resolution, bit rate, codec, etc to produce optimal file size. Specifically, the ripped Blu-ray file is 1.2 -1.6 GB instead of 30-50GBs for a full movie, a much more space saving.
How to: Ripping Blu-ray with forced subtitles
Step 1: Add Blu-ray movies
Insert your disc to your Blu-ray drive, and launch the Blu-ray Ripper; click the disc button to import your Blu-ray movies to the program.
Step 2. Choose showing forced subtitle
For showing subtitles for the foreign language parts and no subs for English parts, you can check the chapters you want to rip, and set Forced subtitles for each chapter follow this way: specify English in “Subtitle” pull-down list, and then check “forced subtitles” before converting. When “forced subtitles” is checked, the subtitles appear on the screen only when foreign languages (i.e. Francais) other than English are spoken.
Step 3. Select output format
Tap Format bar and choose your desired format. As you see, regular video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV, MOV, etc. are provided. Besides, you can also find lots of optimized profiles for many popular portable media devices Apple TV, iPad and more.
Step 4. Rip Blu-rays with forced subtitles
Click the convert button and start converting Blu-ray with forced subtitles. Once the conversion finished, you can get the ripped video with the forced subtitles as you wanted.