Wednesday, March 29, 2017

How to Play DVD movies on TV via DLNA

DLNA is a way for multimedia devices to communicate with each other on a local network. DLNA-compliant devices can stream local video, audio, and picture files to each other over your network. It’s a way for your TV to stream videos, movies like DVD from your media server and your smartphone to act as a remote that can play a file from one device on another device. To make the whold process of streaming DVD to TV over DLNA to create a wireless home entertainment setup, you'll need to convert DVD to TV compatible file formats first. For this purpose, this article will show you the way to rip DVD discs to TV friendly format for streaming over DLNA.

Best Tool to Play DVD movies on TV via DLNA

General TV is DLNA certified, so what you can do is ripping DVDs to DLNA content accepted by TV. With a specific DVD ripper, you can transcode your DVD movies to MP4 which is easy to stream via DLNA. Pavtube BDMagic is adoptable and great for DVD conversion, helping you get an easier to play format out of DVD discs for HD viewing experience on your TV. With it, you can easily rip DVD to TV supported format with best settings for playing DVD on TV via DLNA smoothly. (Read Review)

Know more features about Pavtube BDMagic

As a professional DVD/Blu-ray software, Pavtube BDMagic can convert 2D Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and standard DVD to SD, High-Definition formats or even create 3D videos with excellent video/audio quality in fast conversion speed. With it, now you can This BD/DVD to video workaround could output various video and audio formats, like H.265/HEVC, MKV, MP4, MOV, DivX, AVI, MP3, FLAC, etc so you can make a duplicate copy for your video collection, or share movies on numbers of popular media player, like Apple media devices, Android smartphones and tablets, Windows media players, various smartphones and more. Besides, you can easily customize Blu-ray DVD collection to export desired movies in your own patent.

If you are using Mac systerm, you can get Pavtube BDMagic for Mac

Free download the DVD to TV ripper for Windows

How to Rip DVD to TV supported video for playing via DLNA?

Step 1. Load DVD from optical drive.

After importing, all video files in your DVD will be listed in the program. You can preview the imported movie file by double clicking or checking one of them and click the play button under preview window.

Step 2. Set output format

Clicking the Format bar, you can choose output format from the format list or customize which formats to be shown on the list. Here you can choose your TV format - H.264 MP4 from “TVS”.

All formats here are set with optimized video/audio codecs, bitrates, frame rates, etc. But you can still specify as you like by clicking Settings button.

Step 3. Start DVD to H.264 MP4 Conversion

Clicking the Convert button on main interface, you can go to Conversion window to start conversion. Now you can transfer them to your PC, NAS devices, Plex media server or other DLNA enabled devices and discover the converted DVD movies on the your DLNA devices and tell the TV to play it back.

Free download the DVD to TV ripper for Mac



Wednesday, March 22, 2017

How do you Convert DVD to TS on Mac?

TS is specified in MPEG-2, and it is a standard format for transmission and storage of audio, video, and data, and is used in broadcast systems such as DVB and ATSC. The TS files can be easily found from HD camcorders such as Panasonic, Cannon, Sony and more, blu-ray dvd, normal dvd satellite decoders and more. TS video is famous for its compelling video quality and is often used on PS3, Xbox and some high-end video players. But media players, portable devices and video editing tools don’t support TS file well. Wanna to rip DVD to TS for better enjoyment? Just get a DVD to TS ripper software.

Best Program to Convert DVD to TS

If you also want to play TS files on players, devices etc, you’d better choose a DVD ripper to rip DVD to TS. What you need is a professional DVD to TS ripper working stably on your Mac computer. Well, ByteCopy for Mac shall be your solid choice, letting you easily rip copy protected DVD to TS on Mac at one go for your esasy playback, editing etc.

Besides converting DVD to TS, it can also rip DVD, Blu-ray to all other popular video formats like MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, etc. In addition, it can extract audio from DVD and save the audio in MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, etc. Format. ByteCopy for Mac can be used as movie backup tool which can lossless backup BD/DVD to MKV with all languages and subtitles, but also encode source movie to multi-track MP4, MOV, and Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X, smartphones, tablets, HD media players, game consoles, and more.

If you are a Mac user, you can use its Windows version, which has the same functions as the Windows (Including Windows 10) version.

Now free download this best DVD to TS converter for Mac

Simple Process of ripping DVD to TS on Mac

Step 1. Load/import file(s)

Load from disc: Load DVD from optical drive.

Step 2. Choose TS format

Choose output format: Clicking the Format bar, here you can select “MPEG-TS HD Video (.ts)” from the Common Video profile list as the target format as your favorite ts profile.

Tip: You can also check the “Settings” box , and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your Media Players.

Step 3. Start the conversion

When all settins are done, what you need to do now is to click the big Convert button and the program will begin ripping DVD to TS immediately. So there you have it. Pretty simple. If you want to convert DVD videos to various format and your devices, this DVD ripper will be absolutely the best choice. Just get it and have a try!

Now free download this best DVD to TS converter for Windows

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Best Alternatives to DVDSmith Movie Backup

DVDSmith Movie Backup is a totally free DVD copier and DVD backup software which can decrypt and remove all kinds of DVD protections, copy DVD to computer hard drive as DVD folder. You can flexibly copy entire DVD disc or copy main movie only. But from some forums, we found many people have issues using DVDSmith Movie Backup. So any program to replace DVDSmith Movie Backup? More excellent, more professional? Yes, just follow the top 2 alternatives to DVDSmith Movie Backup.

Best alternative to DVDSmith Movie Backup is Pavtube ByteCopy Software. We have to say it is the best DVD copier/ripper in the world. What's more, it is also an excellent Blu-ray copier, ripper.

Top 1. DVDSmith Movie Backup Alternative

Powerful Features of Pavtube ByteCopy

Support to decrypt all the latest copy protection Pavtube ByteCopy has the ability to bypass copy and region protection on a commercial DVD dis. In addition, as the Blu-ray disc encryption frequently changes and becomes harder to crack, Pavtube ByteCopy will continuously upgrade to support to circumvent all the latest copy protection on Blu-ray/DVD including AACS, BD+, CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc.
Two Copy Ways ByteCopy can 1:1 backup DVD without quality loss. With the “Full Disc Copy” function in the top menu bar, you can preserve the DVD and Blu-ray’s original file structure, backup Blu-ray and DVD disc to Mac with one click. Using “Directly Copy” feature, you can backup Blu-ray main movie or “Directly Copy 3D Blu-ray Disc” content in original M2TS/VOB format with original video quality.
Lossless/uncompressed MKV option and multiple soft audio tracks & subtitles. ByteCopy offers a lossless MKV option in output list, which means you’ll get a real uncompressed MKV file keeping DTS 5.1/7.1 surround audio without any quality loss on big screen. It also offers multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI presets with multiple audio streams and removable subtitles, so you can free switch, turn on/off during playback.
Various output presets. Pavtube ByteCopy supports converting DVD to virtually any popular video and audio format so that you can freely watch movies on Apple iOS devices, Android OS devices, HDTV, 3D TVs, PSP, PS4, PS3, Plex, WDTV Live, Roku 4 and more devices. In recent update, ByteCopy can support ripping Blu-ray/DVD movie to H.265/HEVC MP4 with better video quality compared to H.264 MP4 in same profile presets. It even can create 3D SBS video from 2D/3D Blu-ray and DVD on Mac for your VR Headsets such as ZEISS VR One, Oculus Rift CV1, ANTVR Kit, Samsung Gear VR, etc.
Stable in Latest Mac Operating System ByteCopy supports the latest Compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP. Mac version supports Mac OS X including MacOS 10.12 macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard.


How to Use Pavtube ByteCopy to Copy DVD/Rip DVD?

Download Windows version or Mac version

Step 1. Load DVD movie

Click “File” in top left corner and follow “Load from disc” to load the DVD movie to DVD Ripper on Windows or Mac.

Step 2. Two ways to copy DVD movie

A. DVD full disc copy

Full disc copy allows you to keep the whole file structure in your DVD disc complete without any quality loss. Click the “Copy the entire disc” button to start DVD full disc copy.

B. Directly copy

If you hate the extras in the DVD, you can try copying DVD main movie only which will leave out any extras for you. Click the format bar to follow “Copy” > “Directly Copy.”

Step 3. Rip DVD to multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV/AVI

Pavtube ByteCopy also allows you to preserve multi-track information when you choose DVD to multi-track MKV/MP4/AVI/MOV. Click the format bar to pick the proper multi-track output format under “Multi-track Video” option.

Step 4: Start backup and copy DVD

If you choose the second or third way to copy DVD movie, you need to hit the “Convert” button in bottom right corner to start DVD main movie copy or DVD to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV and AVI conversion. When the process is completed, open output folder and find the ripped DVD file. 

Finally, you can enjoy your DVD movies on computer as you like without hassle. 

Top 2. DVDSmith Movie Backup Alternative

Free DVDAid offers every user the opportunity to rip, encode and edit DVD to almost any video and audio format freely. Without extra payment, you could own a freeware to assist with DVD to video/audio transition which enables you to watch DVDs on other multimedia players without limitation. Plus, with the built-in video editor, Free DVDAid is considered to be a easily handled video editing tool with the ability of trimming, cropping, splitting, merging, adding subtitle file, etc.

  • A 100% Free and Easy way to rip your DVD Movies for Personal Use
  • Support DVD disc, DVD VIDEO_TS folder, and DVD IFO/ISO
  • Rip DVD to AVI, MKV, MOV, M4A, AAC… around 70 video and audio formats
  • Fast conversion speed with the NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD ® Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP)
  • Customize DVD content with built-in video editor

You can go to learn how to use Free DVDAid software.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

2017 Best MXF Video Converter for Mac & Windows

MXF is a file format that is widely used by Canon, Panasonic, and Sony HD camcorders but remains unaccepted by media player, like QuickTime, and video editing software. Being a replace of dominated format, like MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. is still a long shot for MXF format. The best solution is to get a MXF converter, converting MXF to popular format like MOV, MP4 which not only delivers great simplicity and high quality, but also works perfectly with QuckTime, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Windows Movie Maker etc.

Luckily, quality MXF video converters have been around for several years, allowing users to convert their precious video footage into a number of desirable formats as well as MXF. Here we list the Top 5 MXF converter for Windows and Mac in 2017 according to Google ranking and user popularity. Check them now.

We list best 5 MXF converters from MXF video conversion speed, safe, video quality, easy-to-use etc terms, you can choose your desire one according to the following lists.

[2017] Top 5 Best MXF Video Converter for Mac(OS Sierra)/Windows (10)

Tpo 1 MXF Converter - Pavtube iMixMXF/MXF MultiMixer

Known as the best MXF video converter software, Pavtube iMixMXF brings all tools into one amazing program that enables video conversion, and is also a video editor with powerful MXF video editing functions etc. It helps import and export MXF files with the multiple audio tracks/channel, if the video shot with an external mic , then this MXF Multimixer will be the best choice. Other than that, it helps convert the MXF files into any other formats for future editing in Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, playback on iDevices, Android tablet, Windows phone, etc, HD Media Players like WDTV and more.

This brand new MXF Multimixer help to deal with MXF files come from XAVC shooting mode, add H.265/HEVC decode/encode to get better video quality, H.264 baseline/main/high profile added to solve the video compatible problem with old system and devices. For MXF videos from Panasonic P2 card, you can directly import the MXF video and the audios (either multi-track or not ) will be automatically detected and imported to match the MXF video.

If you running on Windows PC, please turn to Windows Version page >> MXF MultiMixer

Top 2 MXF Converter - MXF Converter for Mac/Windows

MXF Converter for Mac is a smart MXF ASSISTAND ON Windows that integrates Canon, Sony, and Panasonic MXF Converter for Mac; it enables you to convert, edit video including crop/trim/add watermark /add subtitles/add 3D effect and other features. This new version has updated some remarkable points that you cannot ignored. MXF videos which shoot under XAVC mode can be imported without any problem. H.265/HEVC decode/encode is also added to make the converted files with a sharp quality, new H.264 baseline/main/high profiles added to solve some compatible problems with old devices.

With this outstanding MXF Converter , you can sooothly convert Canon, Sony, Panasonic MXF files and Avid/Blackmagic Design edited MXF files to bunch of different HD compatible formats for Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio and more other video editing software for further editing. So powerful MXF conversion, edit functions, you can choose it as excellent MXF converter.

If you running on Windows PC, please turn to Windows Version page >> MXF Converter

Top 3 MXF Converter - Calibrated{Q} MXF Import

Calibrated{Q} MXF Import works as a QuickTime import component on Mac OS X, this component mainly for solving the MXF files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X importing and editing issue. Besides FCP, you can use this component to import and work MXF video with CatDV, Sound Track Pro, QuickTime player, etc. with it you can also import DNxHD .MXF files into Adobe CS 5.0/5.5/6.0. In our Top 5 MXF converter review we find the Calibrated{Q} MXF Import component only supports limited MXF files, so we rate it as No.3, its features are not rich as Acrok MXF Converter or others, and it is difficult to use.

Top 4 MXF Converter - MXF Import QT

In our top 5 MXF converter review, MXF Import QT is the most expensive plugin, it mainly works as MXF file reader for QuickTime. It can help you to access or open a broad range of MXF variations to the QuickTime movie format. This feature enables you to open MXF files with Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Server and other solutions. In the top 5 MXF converter review 2016 test, we find the MXF Import QT can open MXF files recorded by Panasonic P2 (OP-Atom), Sony XDCAM (OP1a), and Avid Media Composer. Some MXF files are not supported. As this MXF Import QT is so expensive and complicated to use, we rate it as No.4 in our MXF converter review test.

Top 5 MXF Converter - MXF4Mac Player

Some users may only have the need to play MXF recordings on Mac and Windows, so you may want a MXF video player. MXF4Mac Player is a MXF file reader and player for Mac, just like the feature of MXF Import QT, in our top 5 MXF converter review 2017 test, this MXF file player is not so easy to get, you will need to contact the support of its vendor to get the program, the software is not so friendly. MXF4Mac Player can open limited MXF files recorded by Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, etc. and it only has Mac version, so you can't play MXF on Windows. Compared to Acrok MXF converter, this software is useless, because Acrok MXF converter can also works as free MXF files player, and all other formats are supported, full screen watch is also supported in Acrok software, so in our top 5 MXF converter review 2017 test, we rate it as No.5.

Top Recommendation to choose best MXF video converter for macOS Sierra/Windows 10

After knowing the features of the top 5 MXF Video Converters, you can clearly know which converter is your needed one. The widest choices of video conversions; outputting a highest video quality; fastest conversion speed; various multimedia editing, mirroring, creating tools; extremely intuitive interface only 3 steps, all of these remarkable features have made iMixMXF/MXF MultiMixer & MXF Converter for Mac/Windows the top one based on the user ratings and software testing in the market. Of course, if you want to get multi-track video, you can directly choose iMixMXF/MXF MultiMixer.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Decode Blu-ray to MPEG-2 for playing, editing on Mac/Windows

According to some forums, we found many people asked “How to convert Blu-ray to MPEG-2 format?” Luckily, you've come to the right place! The following Bluray to MPEG-2 ripper can help you rip any Blu-rays to MPEG-2 format for playing on devices, TV etc or editing in NLEs etc. Just follow the guide to learn how to.

Step 1. Free download Blu-ray to MPEG-2 Converter

About ByteCopy

Pavtube ByteCopy, the best Blu-ray/DVD to Lossless MKV solution, is a powerful program with the ability of backing up Blu-ray/DVD collection to multi-track MKV without quality loss, ripping BD/DVD movies to MP4 and MOV with multiple audio streams, and converting BD/DVD from hard discs to virtually any popular video and audio format so that you can freely watch movies on Apple iOS devices, Android OS devices, Windows RT/Pro devices, HDTV, 3D TVs, PSP, PS4, PS3, Plex, WDTV Live, Roku 3 and more devices. It can decode Blu-ray to MPEG-2 format with high-quality. In recent update, ByteCopy can support ripping Blu-ray/DVD movie to H.265/HEVC MP4 with better video quality compared to H.264 MP4 in same profile presets. At the meantime, this multi-track Blu-ray/DVD converter can be considered as a user-friendly movie editing tool with the professional functions to trim, crop, merge, insert subtitles, export srt/ass/ssa subtitles, add video effects in the destination movie. Mac use please get Pavtube ByteCopy for mac. Now free download your right version.

Free download Blu-ray to MPEG-2 Converter for Windows

Free download Blu-ray to MPEG-2 Converter for Mac

Step 2. Install and Run the ByteCopy

Step 3. Load files into the program

Load Disc: Load Blu-ray disc or DVD from optical drive. When both Blu-ray and DVD exists, the software will load DVD.

Load IFO/ISO: Load IFO or ISO image file.

Load Folder: Load Blu-ray or DVD movie from BDMV or VIDEO_TS folder.

Step 4. Choose format

Clicking the Format bar, you can choose output format from the format list or customize which formats to be shown on the list. Here you can choose “MPEG-2” format from “Common Video” or “Sony Vegas pro/Premiere Pro”. And various formats (MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, H.265 etc) are prepared for you.

Tip 1: In the Profile Settings window, you can choose or specify exactly the parameters you like. And in the Task information section, you can compare the detailed information of the source video and the target video.

Tip 2: By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a movie title or chapter is selected, you can click the Edit icon  on the tool bar of main interface to edit selected file. On the Editor Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, add effect, reset, and adjust volume.

Step 5. Start conversion

Clicking the “Convert” button on main interface, you can go to Conversion window to start the Blu-ray to MPEG-2 conversion.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Convert DTS to AC3 on Windows or Mac

What is AC3?

AC3 (Audio Coding) is nothing but Dolby Digital Audio Codec, which we commonly use these days on most of the audio devices. The audio compression for this format is lossy and Dolby Digital is the most commonly used version of this format which can house up to six sound channels together.

What is DTS?

DTS is an audio codec which is a part of the Laser Disc, DVD and Blu-Ray specifications, which is a consumer version and used mainly at places where the loud sound is required. This format is used for large music systems and theatrical screenings and it is also a common distribution format for DVDs, for a simple reason that it is compatible with most of the supporting equipment.

Want to Convert DTS to AC3?

If you have some MKV video, you may know the DTS. It is most famous audio codec used in professional cinema and home theater system to record and play back multi-channel high-definition audio. But sometimes your TV and some player like Windows Media Player, QuickTime player and VLC won’t play the DTS audio. In this case, you can convert your DTS to popular AC3 for better playing on TV, player and more.

Get a Professional DTS to AC3 Video Converter

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a popular video/audio converter. It can convert DTS to AC3 easily with simple steps. It supports batch conversion and super fast conversion speed. With it, you not only can convert DTS to AC3, but also can convert any audio/video to any formats you need likecommon MP4, MP3, AC3 etc according to your needs. Mac user please get Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. 

Key more features of Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

  • It can convert both standard and HD video formats like MP4, HD WMV, HD MKV, MTS, TS, TP, TRP, HD MOV, HD FLV, AVI, FLV, F4V, MOV, AP3, AIF, NUT, NSV, DVR-MS, MPEG, TOD, WMV, MKV, MOD, DV, ASF and HD MOD. This program also converts audio formats without any quality loss.
  • It support various audio conversion: MP4 to MP3, FlAC to MP3, FLAC to AC3 and more.
  • The video conversion is fast since this software is built with Intel and NVIDIA GPU hardware acceleration.
  • Its video editor allows you to trim, crop, rotate, watermark, add effects and subtitles, and adjust video contrast, volume, saturation and brightness.
  • The DVD tool kit allows you to extract media from DVDs and also convert the DVD media. The supported DVD formats are DVD IFO file, DVD disc, DVD folders and DVD ISO file.
  • It has different output formats that supports devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android phones, XBOX, TV, and PS3/P34 just to mention a few.

Free download the video/audio converter

Step-by-step Guide to Convert DTS to AC3 on Windows

Step 1. Upload MP4 File

Once you have opened Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate you can then upload theDTS to the program. It is simple go to "File" and click on "Load Files" and select the DTS file. You can also import the file by dragging dropping to the program.

Step 2. Choose AC3 format

Click the ‘Format’ bar on the left of the preview window, on the output list, the ‘Common Audio’ is obvious there. Then it’s not too hard to find the suitable ‘AC3-Dolby Digital AC-3 (*.ac3)’as the best one. Also ‘WAV’, ‘AAC’, "MP3" are allowed there if you need.

Step 3. Click the "Convert" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert  DTS to AC3 immediately. When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted  files. Then you can effortless transfer the file to your devices for playback. Have a try.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Best Fitness DVDs to Help You Keep Fit at Home

Using workout videos or DVDs to get into shape allows you to reach your personal fitness goals in the privacy of your own home. Excellent workout videos are available, geared toward the needs of fitness novices or beginners. The main categories of fitness videos or DVDs include cardio/aerobics, cardio and strength training combos, and strength training and toning.

But what kinds of exercise DVD deserves you follow? Let's go back our trip to the Fitness DVDs to Help You Keep Fit at Home, and share with our friends and family at home.

Top exercise DVDs to Help You Keep Fit at Home

1. The Biggest Loser Weight Loss Yoga

Yoga is also the top choice at the mention of exercising. But as a beginner, a proper yoga course is precisely essential. If you are a big fan of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" reality show, you may be attracted by the yoga courses of different levels. Luckily, the popular series has become its very own brand, turning out books, fitness products, and workout DVDs. Now you are able to follow Bob to do some yoga exercises following the best yoga DVD. The last point I wanted to mention is that Weight Loss Yoga is a title, very carefully aimed at getting people to buy a yoga DVD. It doesn't burn tons of calories.

2. Zumba Fitness Incredible Slimdown DVD System

An increasing number of people rush to Zumba these days. And the Zumba Fitness is no wonder the best exercise DVD for your Zumba course at home. It has 5 DVD discs which give your calories one last dance with this total-body workout. High-energy 30-second bursts help burn fat by combining cardio, muscle conditioning and interval training with some serious fun! Besides the exercise courses, the top fitness DVD also includes:
1. Zumba Sole control wraps which allows you to step, slide, pivot, and turn with ease;
2. Program guide - featuring a weekly workout planner, training zone guide and stretches;
3. Nutrition guide - two mouth-watering eating plans: "The 7 Days Rapid Results Eating Plan" and "The Everyday Eating Plan."

3. Jillian Michaels Body Revolution

The Body Revolution workout by Jillian Michaels will give your metabolism a jump-start. Results can be seen in 90 days, and all it takes is just 30 minutes a day. The best workout DVD is great for a variety of fitness level so that you can find the comfort level that works best for you. The kit comes with 15 DVDs, meal plans, fitness guide and a resistance cable. If you're ready to incorporate a healthy workout into your daily routine, then Body Revolution is a great place to start.

4. Shaun T's INSANITY MAX:30 Deluxe Kit - DVD Workout

INSANITY MAX:30 is Shaun T's latest workout, including 16 Workouts on 13 DVDs. There is no equipment required in these killer cardio and strength workout DVDs. Just push to your MAX and get insane results in 30 minutes a day. Take Shaun T's 60-Day MAX OUT Challenge and get ready for new moves and new sequences designed to shatter your limits. Actually the best fitness DVD is crazy hard, but it's only 30 minutes. If you are persevering enough, try this INSANITY fitness workout DVD.

5. Hip Hop Abs DVD Workout

Hip Hop Abs DVD Workout is sure to be fun and fit! If you are wanting to focus only on abs, this is a great one to try. Shaun T will help you learn how to dance in a way that burns fat and works out your ab muscles. And the best part? No crunches at all. Shake it up by working out in a fun atmosphere by dancing with Shaun T! There are 10 different drills to try on the three-disc best fitness DVD set. Also included in the package are: three bonus workouts, three bonus dance lessons, nutrition guide, calendar, results guide, and slim down plan. If you want to improve your dance moves and get lean abs, this one might be perfect.

Some experienced exercisers can choose the best workout DVD according to time and props, which seems harder for beginners. But it doesn't matter. Here the best fitness DVDs are listed, which are appropriate for learners at all levels. Meanwhile, you are also shared with the easiest way to rip fitness DVD for watching on Apple TV, TV, laptops, mobile devices, PS3, PS4 etc.

How to Copy Fitness DVDs and Rip Fitness DVDs?

If you want to rip Fitness DVDs to a wide range of output file formats, then come to the best DVD Ripper - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. For mac users, please turn to Mac version. Please download it for ripping DVD.

Step 1. Load DVD to this program

Insert DVD into DVD-ROM and launch the best DVD Ripper for buying or renting, a cool black interface comes out with intuitive and user-friendly features. Select a DVD source from DVD Disc, ISO Image or DVD Folder to import your movie.

Step 2. Choose output format

Here we choose .mp4 as output format. Basically the "Common Video" > "MP4" is just all right.

If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose "HD Video" > "MP4 HD" as output format.

Tip: If you think the video size this not suitable for your devices, you can first choose any one of the provided type, then change the settings. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 3. Start to rip fitness DVD

When all the settings are OK, click "Convert" button to convert DVD, you can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime. When conversion is done, click "Open" to get your digital videos for sharing.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Rip DVD to H.264 MP4 with NVIDIA CUDA Aceleration

CUDA™ is a revolutionary parallel computing architecture from NVIDIA that enables dramatic increases in computing performance by harnessing the power of the GPU (graphics processing unit). With millions of CUDA-enabled GPUs sold to date, software developers, scientists and researchers are finding broad-ranging uses for CUDA, including image and video processing, computational biology and chemistry, ray tracing, and much more. 

Pavtube software applications now take full advantage of the NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) to largely accelerate video encoding speed. The software now lets you take advantages of GPU acceleration and rips DVD faster than ever! Can you imagine the speed? Well, with a CUDA-enabled graphics card, the ripping speed is accelerated up to 6X (or even more) faster than before, which saves you lots of time to wait around. 

The advantages of CUDA based DVD Ripper software 

DVD ripping is a time-consuming process. By processing video conversions on NVIDIA's GPU instead of your computer's CPU, ripping time is greatly shorted and more CPU resources can be spared for other applications, making your computer run much smoother. CUDA based DVD Disc Ripper software help you rip DVD much faster than ever in the availability of NVIDIA’s CUDA enabled Graphics card. E.g. Pavtube ByteCopy , which is accelerated by CUDA, takes 90min only to rip DVD to HD H.264 MP4 file (output size- 10GB), comparing with 270min when ripping with its previous version Pavtube ByteCopy.

Besides, Pavtube ByteCopy has updated to version having joined H.265 NVIDIA to 30X Realtime 4K H.265 Encoding on Windows. Read the review

Why Choose Pavtube ByteCopy as the Best NVIDIA CUDA DVD Ripper? 

* Rip DVD on Windows(10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, etc) 
* Convert DVD to any popular formats including MP4, AVI, H.265, M3U8, MKV, MOV, Apple ProRes, M4V etc 250+ formats. 
* Convert DVD to iPad, iPhone, Android, Xbox, PSP, PS4, PS4 PRO, Xbox One S, Nexus, Kindle Fire, etc. 
* Professional editing functions are provided to you: split, merge, trim, crop, add watermark, adjust video effect, edit audio and insert subtitles. 
* It is capable of accelerating the video encoding and decoding speed with the advanced NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP). 
* Regular updates provided for registered users without extra charge for lifetime. 

How to Use NVIDIA CUDE for DVD Ripping/Copying? 

Step 1. Download and install ByteCopy. Insert DVD to DVD-ROM, and click "DVD Disc" to import DVD. 

load Blu-ray

Step 2. Select an output profile as you like. Click “Format” drop-down list and select “H.264 High Profile Video (*.mp4)” as the output profile format. 

Step 3. Accelerating settings. Navigate to “Tool” > “Options” > “Acceleration”, to tick “Enable GPU Decode Acceleration” to improve DVD ripping speed. 

H.265 encoding acceleration

Step 4. Start to rip DVD conversion process by hitting the right bottom “convert” button. 

Note: There are more NVIDIA CUDA Video Converters from Pavtube like Pavtube DVDAidPavtube ByteCopy and Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can speed up your Blu-ray and DVD conversion, have a try! 

Comparsion of Pavtube CUDA Video Converters for DVD Collectors 

Pavtube DVDAid 

Price: $35

Price: $42

Price: $39.2
Video Converter Ultimate 

Price: $65
Conversion objects
Blu-ray sources




DVD sources




Audio/video files




Main features
Directly (main movie) copy




Full disc copy








Batch conversion




Merging in one file




GPU acceleration




Multi-track output




SRT subtitle export




Video preview




Built-in video editor








Output audio format
MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, M4R, MKA, OGG, WAV, etc.




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Friday, January 27, 2017

Use NVIDIA Accleration to Rip 4K Blu-ray to H.265 for Xbox One S

If you have a new (and probably quite expensive) 4K HDR TV, then 4K video is amazing — it looks incredible. But to watch a 4K Blu-ray, you need a 4K Blu-ray player, which can set you back quite a few hundred dollars more than regular Blu-ray. If you do want to make that investment, though, the cheapest 4K Blu-ray player actually does a lot more than just play movies. You can buy a 4K-toting Xbox One S for as little as $349, a full $200 cheaper than the least expensive Blu-ray player today.

In addition, if you want to protect your expensive 4K Blu-ray disc, you can rip 4K Blu-ray to HEVC 4K video for Xbox One S playback via Plex, NAS or via USB hard disc. Since HEVC encoding is CPU heavy. You'd better get a Blu-ray Ripping tool that supports NVIDIA CUDA HEVC encoding hardware acceleration.

Pavtube ByteCopy would help you easily rip and convert 4K Blu-ray disc to 4K video so that you could play 4K Blu-ray on Xbox One S as you like.It would be your best choice to rip and convert 4K Blu-ray to Xbox One S videos. This 4K Blu-ray ripper software would rip and convert 4K Blu-ray disc to 4K MP4/MKV video without any quality loss. With it, you have no difficulty to play 4K Blu-ray disc on Xbox One S.

What's more, Pavtube ByteCopy can rip 4K Blu-ray to HEVC MKV with up to 30x times ripping speed utilizing the most advanced hardware acceleration NVIDIA CUDA & AMD APP by H.264/H.265 codec, which can give users video transcoding speed than before. >> Pavtube ByteCopy review.

How to Rip 4K Blu-ray to H.265 Utilizing CUDA for Xbox One S

Step 1. Load 4K Blu-ray movies

Install and launch the best 4K Blu-ray to H.265 Converter program. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click “Load from disc” icon to load your 4k Blu-ray movies and DVD discs. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO and DVD folder and DVD ISO/IFO.

Learn: ByteCopy Joined H.265 NVIDIA to 30X Realtime 4K H.265 Encoding

load Blu-ray

Step 2: Set output format

Click “Format”, and follow “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4).” as the best output video format for Xbox One S 500G/2TB/1TB. Or you can choose " Zune/Xbox 360 Device >> Xbox 360 Video - Windows Media Video(*.wmv)" as the compatible MP4 preset with best video quality. Then click “Settings” on the interface to adjust video codec to H.265. Or you can directly choose H.265 MP4.

h.265 MP4

Step 3. Utilizing Nvidia GPU Hardware Acceleration In ByteCopy

Now, move your cursor to “Tools” button on the top of the main interface to choose “Options”. Then you can enable GPU Encode acceleration. You need to check if your graphic card supports CUDA acceleration from here. .

H.265 encoding acceleration

Step 3: Start to convert 4k Blu-ray to XBox One S

Hit "Convert" on bottom-right corner to start conversion. When the process is over, you can find the converted files by clicking the "Open output folder".

Now, you are free to enjoy 4K Blu-ray rips on Xbox One S.


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Monday, January 23, 2017

How to Play a Video File in Microsoft Excel?

Have you ever tried to play a video file from a worksheet? In this article, I will talk about some interesting tricks for you to play a video file which is stored in your computer from an Excel workbook.

Play a video file from worksheet by setting the properties of Windows Media Player

Play a video file from worksheet by clicking a Command Button

arrow blue right bubble Play a video file from worksheet by setting the properties of Windows Media Player

In Excel, there is a useful control - Windows Media Play can help you to play a video file, please do as follows:

1. Click Developer > Insert > More Controls, see screenshot:

2. In the More Controls dialog box, scroll and select Windows Media Player option, then click OK button to close the dialog, and then drag the mouse to draw a Windows Media Play object, see screenshot:

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3. Then go to the Properties dialog by clicking Developer > Properties, in the Properties dialog, please do the following operations:

(1.) In the Alphabetic tab, please select True option from the fullScreen field;

(2.) Copy and paste your video file path which should include the file extension into the URL field.

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4. After finishing the above settings, please exit Design mode, and, your specified video is playing now.

arrow blue right bubble Play a video file from worksheet by clicking a Command Button

If you want to play a video file with a command button, when you click the command button, a browse window will pop out to let you choose the video file to play. The following steps may help you:

1. According to the step 1-2 in method 1 to insert the Windows Media Player control, and then go on clicking the Developer > Insert > Command Button to insert a Command Button, see screenshot:

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2. Then right click the Command Button, and choose Properties from the context menu, in the popped out Properties dialog box, type the text Play Video beside the Caption field under Alphabetictab, see screenshot:

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3. And then close the Properties dialog, then double click the Command Button, and then copy and paste the following VBA code to replace the original code into the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

VBA code: Play a video file from worksheet:

Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()
    Dim FName As Variant
    FName = Application.GetOpenFilename(FileFilter:="Video Files, *.mp4; *.avi; *.mpeg; *.mts", Title:="Please select a Video File", MultiSelect:=False)
    If FName <> False Then
        WindowsMediaPlayer1.Url = FName
    End If
End Sub

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Note: In the above code, CommandButton1 is the command button name you inserted, and the WindowsMediaPlayer1 is the Windows Media Player name you have inserted. And you can add other video file extensions as you need into the *.mp4; *.avi; *.mpeg; *.mts script.

4. Then save and close the code window, and exit the Design mode, now, when you click the Command Button, a browse window will appear to remind you select the video file you want to play, then click Open button, the specific video file will be played at once. See screenshot:

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Convert All Videos to MP4 for Excel worksheet

The video format you can embed into Excel Worksheet is limited. Sometimes, you need a Video Converter to transcode the video format to compatible with Excel worksheet and WMP. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is an excellent video transcode that can convert any video to WMV, MP4, MKV, AVI, etc. It even can convert Blu-ray and DVD to Excel worhsheet and WMP playable video format. If you only need to add audio to excel worksheet, you also can use the application to convert video to audio. The equivalent Mac version is Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac which is compatible with macOS Sierra.

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