Easy Way to Backup Blu-ray Movies to NAS with 5.1 Surround Sound

Most Blu-ray fans would like backup their favorite Blu-ray movies onto NAS device, which supports the network protocols established between NAS and Blu-ray Player or HD TV, so you have access to the movies on portable devices, HDTV conveniently. However, some users don’t know the detailed steps to rip and backup Blu-ray movies to NAS with 5.1 surround sound, fortunately, you can refer to the following article to get the useful tips.

To backup Blu-ray movies to NAS devices with 5.1 audio, you can use some third party Blu-ray ripping tool. Here’re our testing results, the freeware Handbrake can not decrypt Blu-ray copy protection, and MakeMKVonly rip Blu-ray to MKV format without compression, so the output files are commonly large in size and you’ll losing original AC3/DTS 5.1 surround sound. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (Windows /Mac) can rip/backup any (protected) Blu-ray to NAS and target device compatible MKV/MP4 formats while retaining original 5.1 surround sound.

The professional Blu-ray Ripper can easily help you rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to almost all the popular video format like MKV, MP4, MOV, MPEG, WMV, etc. Plus, it enables you to extract audio/music like TrueHD, DTS HD, etc from Blu-Ray disc without losing quality and keep its original and perfect 5.1, 7.1 channels.

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Step-by-step-to Rip and Backup Blu-ray to NAS with 5.1 Audio

NOTE: Only if your Blu-ray contains the AC3, Dolby TrueHD, DTS 5.1 audio, Brorsoft can preserve them when ripping Blu-ray to MP4/MKV. In addition, anywhere from 30 to 60 GB of hard disk space is needed depending on what you’re ripping. Blu-Rays are big, and we’re going to rip the whole thing to our drive first, so depending on the movie you’re ripping and the quality you want in your final movie file, you’ll need a good amount of hard disk space

Step 1. Add Blu-ray movies

Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click load disc icon to load your Blu-ray movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray/DVD Video_TS folder, ISO.

load blu-ray

Step 2. Select output format

In order to preserve AC3, DTS 6 Channels audio in Blu-ray rips, I suggest you choose H.264 HD Video (*.mp4) or MKV HD Video (*.mkv) from HD Video in the drop-down menu of Format list.


To keep original AC3 and DTS 5.1 surround sound in source of Blu-ray disc, click “Settings” to select audio codec (AC3), audio channels (5.1).


Step 3. Start the conversion

Finally, right click the red Convert button to rip Blu-ray to NAS in MKV/MP4 format with 5.1 audio tracks. Blu-ray copy protection will be removed automatically.

Once the conversion is complete, you can right click the Open button to quickly locate the ripped files, then backup the converted Blu-ray movies to NAS devices for playback on the go.


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