Tuesday, January 19, 2016

How to Backup Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini for Plex?




Only if creating NFS/CIFS mounts and uploading your music and video, you can share your uploads with PS4, smart TV via Plex. This what FreeNAS Mini can do. If you want to backup your Blu-ray collection to NAS in order to store actual discs in the attic to ingratiate yourselves with your crazy wives. FreeNAS Mini is no doubt a good choice to store your Blu-ray rips and broadcast the video via Plex.

But how to circumvent the copy protection of Blu-ray discs and shift the format to a suitable digital version so that people can stream Blu-ray movies via FreeNAS Mini with Plex? This must be the work of Blu-ray ripping software

Here I want to recommend Pavtube BDMagic for Mac. This Mac Blu-ray ripping program can bypass Blu-ray copy protection then extract movies off the disc for FreeNAS Mini. It can convert Blu-ray rips to FreeNAS Mini for Plex in popular digital files. 

Key Feature of Pavtube BDMagic for Mac:

  • Support to rip Blu-ray with AACS, BD+, Region Codes, etc and other similar encryption.
  • Make Blu-ray compatible with FreeNAS Mini, Synology NAS, QNAP NAS and other DLNA Certified NAS Devices;
  • Enable Plex, Kodi, Roku can play encrypted Blu-ray via NAS;
  • Edit videos with trim, crop, split, merge and special effects;
  • Process videos and movies in batch even faster and easier;
    Attach external *.srt, *.ass, or *.ssa subtitles into source media for entertainment;
  • Support perfect audio and video synchronization.

This Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini/Plex converter can shut down computer after the process is complete, so run the app overnight and you could enjoy the created videos next morning when you are up.

Free download and install:
          

Other Download:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-ripper-mac/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-BDMagic/3000-7970_4-76177782.html

How to backup Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini for Plex?

Step 1: Import Blu-ray movies

Run Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini/Plex converter on Mac. When the interface pops up, click “File” to load your Blu-ray movie to this program. It will automatically choose the main content to convert. If there are several language subtitles in your Blu-ray movies, you can select the language subtitle you want to show in your movie by “Subtitle”.



Step 2: Specify output format

In drop-down format list, you are suggested to choose “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” as output format which has the wide compatibility with both FreeNAS and Plex.



Step3: Start ripping Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini for Plex

After all settings done, hit on the “Convert” button and Blu-ray to FreeNAS Mini for Plex with the best video quality conversion will get started. After the conversion completes, open output folder and you will find the converted movies.

Transfer the Blu-ray rips to FreeNAS Mini. Install Plex on your FreeNAS Mini. Then you can watch Blu-ray movies with Plex via FreeNAS Mini on your HD TV, PS4, PC and other DLNA enabled devices with Plex installed.

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