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Watch DVD movies on Mac Mini via Plex/Home theatre

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Watch DVD movies on Mac Mini via Plex/Home theatre


This article tells you how to convert DVD collection to MKV/MP4 on Mac for watching on Mac Mini via Plex server and Home theatre and backup them onto NAS sever.

While enjoying broadcast and Internet TV on Mac with ease, have you ever thought of putting your DVD movie collections to your media server and other devices Library for playback? Here is a question from one of my friend.

Now I wanted to create backups of my dvd collection and to play them without having to search through several shelfs of DVDs and I also wana clear the shelfs to keep it clean. Then how to copy my dvds onto Mac Mini via Plex server and Home theatre, and keep them on NAS for storage?

To help him out, I Googled the best Blu-ray/DVD ripper and read the top reviews, I find a wonderful BDMagic for Mac which has many good reviews on internet, no extra charges at checkout. (Read Top 5 Best Blu-ray Ripper for Mac Programs Review) I have successfully ripped my Blu-ray and DVD into mp4 format for watching on my 2 iPads and 1 iPhone with it, and then I recommended it to my friend to help him easily manage his DVD videos with creating backups. Now go to try the trial version to experience what it can do for you.

Here let me show you how to convert Blu-ray to MKV/MP4 format for streaming via Plex server and Home theatre step by step. Before going on, please make sure having downloaded and installed it.

Note: Pavtube BDMagic is made for Windows users

Step 1. Load DVD disc.

Launch the program and click "Load file" button to import DVD source. After loading it successfully, you can go to select subtitle and audio tracks for output.

 

Step 2. Choose MKV/MP4 format.

In the dropdown list of "Format", there are a mass of video format. You can choose "Common Video > MKV(Matroska) Video (*.mkv)" format for getting the libraries stored on NAS. Or select "Common Video > H.264 Video(*.mp4)" for watching your dvd on Mac Mini through Plex server and Home theatre.

 

Note: You are also allowed to change the video and audio parameters like codec, bitrate, channels, frame rate, etc. You can adjust it according to your demand or keep it default for output.

Step 3. Convert DVD movies on Mac.

Click the "Convert" button to start converting DVD to MKV/MP4 format. With the technology of CUDA acceleration it will provide you fast conversion speed. Once completed, go to "Open" the generated MKV files for playback. (Check CUDA acceleration here)

Tips:

If you want to bacup dvd movies and DVDs to MKV container format with multiple audio tracks and subtitles included, try Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac. And choose "Multi-track Video> Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)" to get multi-track mkv format.

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Source: http://compatibleformat.snappages.com/blog/2014/04/11/backup-dvd-collection-to-play-via-plex-server-and-home-theatre-on-mac