Stream and Play DVD Movies on Emby Media Server

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With the Emby Media Server, you can easy bring all your home videos, music and photos together into one place for streaming and enjoying on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast Ultra, Roku, Xbox, Home Theater Computers and more. The Emby Media Server has native support for DVD folder structure, which must container either a VIDEO_TS subfolder, or a VIDEO_TS.ifo file and video stored in ISO format. However, as for store purchased commercial DVD movies with complicated copy protection and region code, it would be another different story. You may find that you can’t even copy the content from the DVD disc, let alone add the DVD movies to Emby Media Server.

Rip DVD to Emby Media Server for better streaming

Top bypass copy protection from commercial DVD movies, what you need is a DVD Ripper application. Although there are many DVD Ripper software on the market, however, if you are looking for a powerful program that can bypass all DVD copy protection and region code from DVD movies, we highly recommend Pavtube DVDAid to you. What’s more, it also keeps constant update with perfect support for the new disc encryption used on many recently released DVD disc.

With the program, you can not only make a full disc DVD copy with original file structure to produce Emby Media Server playable DVD folder structure with a Video_TS subfolder but also rip DVD to Emby app available devices such as Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast Ultra, Roku, Xbox, Home Theater Computers playable digital file formats such as MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, WebM, H.264, H.265, etc.

Pavtube DVDAid is available on Windows 10/8.1/8/7, it is also t is accompanied by an up-to-date Mac version – Pavtube DVDAid for Mac for macOS Sierra. The program is very easy to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. What’s more, is very easy to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. What’s more, the results produced by the program are pretty high quality,, you can’t tell the difference between the ripped video and the original DVD.

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Step by Step by Rip DVD Movies to Emby Media Server for Streaming

Step 1: Load DVD movies.

Insert your DVD disc into your DVD drive, run the best DVD Converter for Emby Media Server and click “Files” icon to load movie from DVD source(Disc, folder, ISO).

Load DVD movies

Tips: On the main interface, check the movie titles you want to rip. Click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles info in the DVD movie will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.

Select desired subtitle languages

Step 2: Define the output format.

If you wish to directly play DVD movies on computer with Emby app, just rip DVD to Video_TS folder, just click the  copy icon on the top tool bar.

If you wish to stream DVD movies from Emby Media Server to other devices such as Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast Ultra, Roku, Xbox, Home Theater Computers, etc, you can select one of your desired digital file formats according to your own needs. Here, we choose to output “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Output digital file formats for Emby streaming

Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including 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.

Adjust output profile settings

Step 4: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from DVD to Emby Media Server or Emby apps available smartphones, tablets or media streaming devices readable file formats conversion process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then Install Emby Media Server on your computer, add converted files to Emby Media Server for playing on Windows PC with Emby apps or streaming to Emby apps compatible smartphone, tablets or media streaming devices.

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