Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Watch 300+ DVDs on WD TV Live through Synology

Summary: This article is very useful for WD TV Live (Plus, Hub) users who wanna rip and play their DVD movies with WD TV HD media players via Synology. 
WD TV Live is really a gorgeous HD media player. With it, you can easily play your personal and Internet media files on your TV's big screen.Want to watch DVD movies on your HDTV via WD TV Live (Plus, Hub) but only to find that DVD movies or DVD folders are not directly supported by WD TV Live? Looking for ways to fix this issue? Consider it done! In order to watch 300+ DVD movies on WD TV media player, you need to rip DVD to WD TV Live supported video formats like MP4. 

Which is the professional DVD ripper for ripping discs 300+ to Synology for being able to see on network Synology at anytime? The answer is Pavtube DVDAid - which is highly recommended to help your rip DVD movies (including protected commercial DVD movies) to WD TV Live for a delightful experience. What's more, this program comes with a built-in video editor that allows you to edit your DVD movies by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. If you are using a Mac, you can go to Pavtube DVDAid for Mac. Now download this tool and follow the instructions to convert DVD movies to videos for WD TV Live.

How to convert 300+ DVDs for playing on WD TV Live(Plus, Hub) through Synology

Step 1. Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the “Load Disc” button to have the DVD content imported. You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting. 

Step 2. WD TV Live supports a wide range of video formats, including AVI, VOB, MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, etc. Click the "Profile" frame to select output profile for your WDTV-live box, say "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" or "MKV HD Video(*.mkv)" from "HD Video".  

Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa. 

Step 3. Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, transfer the converted videos to Synology for WD TV Live (Plus and Hub) on HDTV playback. 

Now it will be a delightful experience to enjoy your 300+ DVD movies via Synology on your HDTV via WD TV Live. 

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