Copy and Stream DVD Movies with DS118

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Simple introduction of DS118

DS118 is a new 1-bay tower NAS, equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. With its hardware encryption engine, DS118 offers encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s. DS118 is an ideal storage solution that comes with data backup and QuickConnect features that allow users to access data from any location. It also supports 10-bit H.265 4K video transcoding on the fly to enrich multimedia entertainment.

Backup and stream DVD movies with DS118

Looking for a simple way to copy the movies on DVD disc to DS118 so that you can conveniently enjoy the movies on computer, mobile devices or other media players? As a matter of fact, what you need to do is simply ripping DVD movies to DS118. When talking about ripping DVD, the first solution comes to your mind is Handbrake, which is not only free but also very professional in producing good quality results. The bad news is that most DVDs that you hold in hand is commercial ones with complicated copy protection and region code. But Handbrake lacks the capability to bypass that encryption.

Best tool to rip DVD to DS118 for copying and streaming

Fortunately, here comes the powerful yet simple to use DVD to NAS Ripper – Pavtube ByteCopy. The program can powerfully bypass all DVD copy protection including Region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, etc in the background with its built-in disc decrypter. What’s more, it also keeps constant update with perfect support for the new encryption used on many recently released DVD disc.

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Best formats for ripping DVD to DS118

MP4 is a digital multimedia container file format which has perfect compatibility with most programs and devices. It can be encoded in either MPEG-4 or H.264. While the H.264 codec makes a perfect balance between efficient file size and high visual quality.

For those people who don’t suffer any quality loss, you can choose to make a 1:1 full disc copy with all the original DVD file structure. If you care much about ripping time, then it would be much ideal for you to perform a fast main movie copy of DVD disc without unwanted comments, ads or trailers, etc. Wish to preserve all your unwanted subtitle languages or audio tracks, just choose to make a lossless multi-track MKV from the DVD movie.

Other beneficial feature of this DVD to NAS Ripper application

– Automatically select the main DVD title (the one with the longest time and size) for you
– Choose your favorite subtitle languages or audio tracks from internal DVD movie
Enable forced subtitle for DVD movies
Add external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to DVD movies
– Edit DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adding watermark, applying special rendering effect, removing/replacing audio in video, etc
– Flexibly adjust output profile parameters such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
– Available on both Windows and Mac platform (get Mac version).
– Perfect compatibility with the new Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra.

Step by Step to Copy and Stream DVD movies with Synology DS118

Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.

Download, install and run this DVD ripper.  You can load DVD by clicking “File” > “Load from disc”. Or load DVD Folder by clicking “File” > “Load from folder” or load DVD IFO/ISO image by clicking “File” > “Load IFO/ISO”.

Input DVD disc

Step 2: Different ways to backup DVD to Synology DS118.

Full disc copy

On the top tool bar of the main interface, use the  option to make an entire disc copy of original DVD structure without changing anything.

Main DVD movie copy

From “Format” bar drop-down list, select “Copy” > “Direct” Copy, you can then copy the selected movie file in its original format without quality loss. When directly copy a DVD video, you will get .vob as output.

Main DVD movie copy

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

To preserve all your wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams in the source movie, you can use the program to rip DVD to ” Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” under “Multi-track Video” category.

Lossless multi-track MKV copy

Rip DVD to streaming devices compatible formats

Here, select the output digital file format according to which devices you plan to stream the DVD movies from Synology DS118 to. Here, we choose one of the best compatible digital file formats “H.264 HD Video(*mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Output streaming devices compatible file formats

Step 4: Start DVD to Synology DS118 backing up process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin DVD to Synology DS118 copying or ripping process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will produce a digital file for either safe backup or convenient device streaming.

About the Author: John Salley

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