Description: Do you have a large collection of Blu-ray movies and want to backup them on your Mac mediacentre (Plex/iTunes)? Need a Mac BD Ripper to help you ripping your Blu-ray
disc? The answer is in the following article.
With the coming of 2014, new Blu-ray releases never take a breather, and even the shortest month of the year will have plenty of popular or critically acclaimed movies that screened in theaters last year hit the retail market. Among them, I like Saving Mr. Banks particularly.
Now I want to put my blu-ray library online in my Mac mediacentre (Plex/iTunes). But I am not so good at computer. My friend recommend me to transform my Blu-ray into m4v for working on my Apple TV and iOS devices (like iphone and ipad for business/entertainment) using iTunes and Plex.
Once I have tried handbrake, but it can deal with dvd disc only, also I having tested some blu-ray mac rippers from google searching, I'm not satisfied until I find Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. It is on the top list of many online reviews and is regarded as the most easy-operated and powerful BD Ripping Tool. The Windows version is Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper.
So in this tutorial, I will introduce and share an easy way to rip Blu-ray to Plex/iTunes format for streaming for full HD enjoyment on Mac (10.9 Mavericks and Mountain Lion included).
Free download and install it:
Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for Mac which can help you convert Blu-ray to Plex/iTunes compatible format for playback without any limitation. I've found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves.
How to Rip Blu-ray library online to Plex/iTunes in Mac mediacentre for streaming?
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 Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper and click "Load files" icon to load Blu-ray source or Blu-ray library online.
2. Choose output format for Plex/iTunes.
In the dropdown list of Format menu, you can find several options for output. According to my experience, "M4V - MPEG-4 Video(*.m4v)" from "Common Video" preset is highly recommended for putting onto Plex/iTunes.
Tips: For some advances users, you can go to adjust video and audio parameters like bitrate, resolution, channels, etc. Click "Settings" button you can go to check and change them as you like.
3. Convert Blu-ray to Plex/iTunes video.
Click Convert button to rip Blu-ray to Plex/iTunes recognized video for playing. Afterwards, transfer the converted video for watching on your portable device, like Samsung tablets and phones or Apple devices like iPad, iPone, Apple TV, etc with ease. There you have it! Now it is time to enjoy your favorite Blu-ray movies with your friends and family.
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