This tutorial will also give you step-by-step guide on copying and converting Blu-ray movies on external hard drive for watching on mobie devices with AC3 5.1 surround sound.
Do you want to backup Blu-ray to external hard drive for enjoyment anytime anywhere? You may ask me why I need to do that, here I will give my situation:
As a matter of fact, l have a daughter with a disability who damages the Blu-ray's biting them, then I think if I backup my blu-ray to external hard drive as soon as I bought it, I can freely play them repeatedly. In that case, I have a question now, is there any easy way to copy my entire bluray collection fast with surround sound?
After searching and testing, I find some answers, and I think the best solution I recommend is to use Pavtube BDMagic to convert my Blu-ray to playable format for full HD enjoyment. I've found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves. The sound can be kept with the original Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Mac version is Pavtube BDMagic for Mac.
Now download the program and follow the steps below to rip/copy your Blu-ray movies for watching with AC3 5.1 audio.
1. Load Blu-ray source.
First of all, insert your Blu-ray to Blu-ray drive and keep networked. Now it's time to open the best Blu-ray Converter and click "Load files" icon to load Blu-ray source.
2. Choose output format.
For people who want to backup blu-ray to external hard drive for watching on your device, you can choose the well compatible with it, e.g. H.264 .mp4 for conversion. Basically the"Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4)" is a universal format for tablets and smartphones. Or depends on your device, you can choose a suitable video format from "Android", "iPad" or "Windows" catalogue.
3. Adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface
according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: To get AC3 5.1 surround sound, you can set Channels to 5.1 Channels.
4. Convert Blu-ray to playable mp4 video.
Click Convert button to rip Blu-ray to mp4 video for storing on your external hard drive and playing on with AC3 5.1 surround sound pass-through. Afterwards, transfer/plug in your converted movies to portable devices with ease.
There you have it! Simply start the enjoyment and watch your Blu-ray movies without any limitation.
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