Monday, October 3, 2016

Put All DVDs into Synology DS415+ NAS drive for Streaming

NAS is just a big file storage really and you may find that just copying the DVD files to Synology DS415+ NAS directly is a pain to try and play with a media streamer(PS3, WD TV, etc). Then which is the best way to take the DVDs and put the DVD movies on NAS drive for playing on most media streamers… 

stream DVD to NAS

First, a quick note: we know that there is still a lot of legal ambiguity around ripping content that you have legally purchased. At Audioholics, we believe that you should be able to watch purchased media on your system regardless of whether it's coming from a standalone DVD player or a media center frontend. Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. To get DVDs on Synology DS415+ NAS, you'll need a third-party DVD ripping software.

Most of you are likely familiar with the excellent Handbrake for ripping standard Def DVDs, but it still cannot yet protected DVD discs. The way it can with regular DVDs, so you'll need to add an intermediate step. Pavtube DVDAid is the bee's knees, which can help you fast rip DVD discs to a format playble by NAS while keeping the original quality. (2016 Best 3 DVD Ripping Software)

With it, ripping DVD for Synology DS415+ NAS is simple as ABC. After downloding, follow the wizard to install and run the program. The mac version isDVDAid for Mac. Then follow the steps below to convert DVD to Synology DS415+ NAS comaptible formats in a few clicks! 

How to rip and stream DVD movies via Synology DS415+ NAS

Step 1: Insert your DVD disc into DVD ROM, Launch the program and click the "Disc" button to import the DVD movies. DVD folder and ISO/IFO files are also supported. You can select subtitles as you want.

DVD to NAS Ripper

Step 2: Click Format and choose MP4 video from Common Video, which can be recognized by Synology DS415+ NAS well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it. And then click the Browse button to specify an output folder to save the converted files.

NAS video format

Tip:
 With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

NAS video settings

Step 3: Finally, hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD to Synology DS415+ NAS compatible video files.

Once the conversion is finished, click "Open" to quickly find the converted movies. Then, Synology DS415+ NAS will recognize, catalog, play and stream these DVD rips at ease. Source from here

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