Q: “I have bought a new Seagate 2-Bay NAS Pro to set up my media hub, I also want to backup my Blu-ray and DVD movies to Seagate NAS Pro, any advice?”
Seagate may be a household name for hard disks but it has always had a comparatively low profile in the SMB NAS appliance market. Its NAS Pro (2/4/6 bay) aims to remedy this by delivering an affordable network storage solution for up to 50 users. For anyone who would like to copy and backup Blu-ray/DVD movies to Seagate NAS Pro, you have come to the right place. You will find some solid answers from this simple guide.
Generally, most commercial Blu-ray/DVD discs are under high copy protection such as AAC, BD+, CSS, Region, RCE, Sony ARccOS and PuppetLock. Before you put Blu-ray/DVD movies to Seagate NAS Pro, you’ll need to remove Blu-ray/DVD copy protections first. Besides, when we streaming Blu-ray/DVD rips from Seagate NAS Pro to portable devices, HDTV, make sure the ripped files are compatible with the target devices, if not you’ll fail to open and play.
To finish the job, you can some professional Blu-ray/DVD to Seagate NAS Pro converter like Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (Windows /Mac), that can remove Blu-ray/DVD copy protections, as well as rip Blu-ray/DVD to Seagate NAS Pro and target device more compatible H.264 MP4/MKV formats without losing quality.
In addition, you can also digitize Blu-ray/DVD to H.265/HEVC, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV formats for widely used on PMP devices, HDTVs and more. With a built-in editor, you can customize BD/DVD videos as you like.
Step-by-step to Rip and Copy Blu-ray/DVD Movies to Seagate NAS Pro
NOTE: 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 space. Here, Windows version Blu-ray ripper taken as example, Mac share the same way except tiny differences on interface.
Step 1. Import Blu-ray or DVD movies
Install and run the best BD/DVD to Seagate NAS Pro converter, then click load disc icon to load your Blu-ray/DVD movies to the program. Here, BD/DVD Video_TS folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
Step 2. Choose output format
Press the “Format” option, and choose H.264 MP4, MKV format in “Common Video” list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution, you can choose those format in “HD Video” category.
Step 3. Start Ripping Blu-ray/DVD
When everything is ok, click the “Convert” button to rip and backup Blu-ray/DVD movies for Seagate NAS Pro. BD/DVD copy protection will be removed automatically.
Once the conversion is complete, click “Open” button to find the output files, then copy them to Seagate NAS Pro for streaming and sharing. Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the Seagate NAS Pro and HD TV or other media players.