How Do I Copy A Blu-ray to My Synology NAS?

I’m looking to transfer my Blu-ray collection to a Synology NAS but am struggling to work out what hardware and software I need to acheive this. Any advice is appreciated.

Synology is one of the popular NAS providers on the world, it has worked on the NAS system and hardware for many years, and the Synology NAS is becoming more and more powerful. Many users have purchased the Synology NAS to store their data. One of the most popular features of Synology NAS is to offer movie service, a lot of users like transferring their movies onto Synology NAS, so that they can watch movies on their smartphones, tablets, 4K TV, or other devices through Synology NAS, it is so convenient for us to access to movies. Well, how to transfer Blu-ray to Synology NAS? I will show you how to do just that with right solution.

Why Backup Blu-ray to Digital Files for Synology NAS?

As we know, users have more playable devices in recent years, we have iPhone, Android smartphone, iPad tablet, Android tablet, 4K TV, etc. all of them can be used to play movies. It is not so convenient for us to use Blu-ray disc everytime to play movies only with our TV, we may need to watch Blu-ray movies on different playable devices. In this case, the best method for movie sharing is to use Synology NAS, we can backup Blu-ray to Synology NAS and then access to our movies from different playable devices.

As not all the playable devices can play original Blu-ray movies, you have to convert Blu-ray to popular video formats like MP4, MP4, H.265 HEVC, MOV and then store them on Synology NAS for watching.

Best Blu-ray to Nas Converter

When it comes to ripping Blu-ray, MakeMKV is always the first choice. However, MakeMKV just extracts the video and audio from Blu-ray or DVD to MKV file, that explains why it is fast and why the output file is very large. In fact, there are many more other many other Blu-ray ripping tool on the market. If you’re confused about choosing a suitable one. DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper is highly recommended.

DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper can rip any protected Blu-ray to MP4, HEVC, MKV, H264, MOV, AVI for storing on NAS and streaming via Plex, Kodi. Besides Blu-ray discs, you can also use it to handle (encrypted and homemade) DVDs, BDMV folder, ISO image files and Video_TS folder. And it also offers many optimized presets for iPhone, iPad, Android, Apple TV, Xbox and so on. Output video quality is excellent and fast conversion speeds are achieved through a GPU Hardware acceleration feature.

Steps of Copying Blu-ray to Synology NAS on PC/Mac for Streaming and Playing on Plex, Kodi

Step 1. Open up DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper and add Blu-ray content.

Insert your Blu-ray discs into your BD dirve and then launch DumboFab Blu-ray Ripper. Click “Load disc” button to load the source Blu-ray movie.

Load Source Blu-ray

Step 2. Set the output digital video file format.

Select an output video format for transferring Blu-ray to NAS. You are recommended to convert your Blu-rays to MP4 so as to store Blu-ray movies on NAS well-organized. Well, H.264, WMV, MOV, MKV, or devices iPhone/XS, iPad, Samsung and many more are all accessible. The main title will be auto selected when ripping protected movie Blu-rays.

Click the setting button, you can adjust video audio parameters. But if you don’t know parameters very well, just keep the default settings which are the best settings for ripping Blu-ray to NAS.

Convert Blu-rays to MP4 for NAS

Step 3. Start the Blu-ray disc to digital conversion.

Click “Browse” to set a folder to store the converted files from Blu-ray and then hit “Convert” button to begin converting Blu-ray to Synology NAS.

Congratulations! You have successfully made a perfect Blu-ray backup to Synology NAS , which you can then play the movie with desktop media player on your machine or transfer them to your portable handsets. Have a great time!

Author: Chris Gu

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