I was looking for S/W to convert my 150+ DVD discs to MP4 so I could create clips. MP4 is the format I mostly use. And I want to store these DVDs on a DROBO Array for playback on my phone and PC. You know backup is so important nowadays. Would you advice? Thanks!
As the user said: backup is so important nowadays. Yes, Drobo 5N is designed to save your data safely and deliver ultimate experience in sharing storage and accessing data with other devices on your network. With media file stored on a Drobo 5N which is connected to a Plex enabled streaming server like Mac Mini, you’re able to watch movies, photos, and music on your TVs or game consoles. Any solution to backup all your DVDs to Drobo 5N? Pavtube ByteCopy (Read review) can offer you 3 ways to rip your DVDs to backup in Drobo 5N.
With it, you can rip DVD to all kinds of formats (not only MP4) to support different media device you want to play with. And you can choose “Copy the entire disc” way and “Directly Copy” way. Download it now and the following simple guide is how to backup DVDs to Drobo 5N using this DVD to Drobo 5N ripper in three ways.
3 ways to backup DVDs to Drobo 5N – Way No.1
Step 1. Load DVD movie
Free download Pavtube ByteCopy, install and launch it in your PC. Insert DVD into disc drive, click the “Load file(s)” button, and browse to disc drive to import the DVD movie.
Step 2. Choose optimized output format
Just click “Format” bar, you will see a lot of options. You can choose MP4 from “Common Video”, “HD Video”. And a very unique format you can choose in this program is “Multi-track Video”， which you can watch the output MP4 movie with different language if you need.
Tips: There is a built-in video editor. Various video editing functions are available to assist you with creating personal clips with customized adjustments. It allows you to trim, crop, split, merge, insert subtitles, add video effects, adjust volume, etc.
Step 3. Convert DVD to Drobo 5N
Just click the “Convert” down and it will start to compress your DVD movies for Drobo 5N. All above is just one method to rip and backup DVDs to Drobo 5N, what’s the other two ways?
3 ways to backup DVDs to Drobo 5N – Way No.2
For some users who don’t care about the storage space, you can choose “Copy the entire disc” way to backup your movie with original structure. The same operation with the first method in Step 1. Then click “Copy the entire disc” on the top to begin your DVD backing up. Very easy still.
3 ways to backup DVDs to Drobo 5N – Way No.3
If you don’t want to wait for a long ripping time and hope the big original movie will become a smaller size, you can choose “Copy” > “Directly Copy” in the “Format” bar in Step 2 which, unfortunately, can only copy the main movie of the DVD with the chapters information missing. In Step 3, click “Convert” icon, too.
If you have Plex Media Server, you can stream the converted 150+ DVD movies via Drobo 5N to any Plex enabled devices like game consoles, media players, iPhones, iPads, etc. Enjoy!