Thursday, August 13, 2015

Get DVDs to Synology NAS for storage/streaming

Summary: This is a simple guide on how you can move your own DVD collection onto Synology NAS fast and easily by ripping DVD to Synology NAS friendly file type.

If you have a number of DVDs, instead of watching them with a DVD player, you can choose to move your DVD to Synology NAS, one of the best NAS servers for backing up and sharing across your network with ease. The point here is, what would be the best way to go about it? Well, this article will give you the answer to copy DVD collection to Synology NAS within clicks.

First of all, you’d accept the truth that Synology NAS can’t support DVD files. To get DVDs onto Synology NAS, you'll need a third-party DVD ripping software to get the content off the DVD disc as a protection-free and easily readable element for NAS. There’re kinds of different software out there (some free, some not) with a variety of different options. It seems a bit overwhelming. Here we highly recommend Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which can help us finish DVD conversion bypassing DVD copy protection.

With it, you can convert DVD to MP4, AVI, MKV for Synology NAS streaming with no quality loss; it also enables you to copy DVD main movies for backup onto NAS in .vob format. And what we’ve learned is that MP4 would be one best target format for it is fully compatible with nearly all media devices including iPad, iPhone, PS3, Apple TV, etc. If you are running on Mac OS X, turn to DVD Ripper for Mac.

Steps: Convert DVD to Synology NAS compatible format

1. Import DVD movies

Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the "Load Disc" button to have the DVD content imported. You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting.

2. Decide output format

Click Format bar and choose your desired format. To store hundreds of DVD’s on NAS, you can rip DVD to .mp4, or .avi, .mkv, etc compressed format. And MP4 is the best output format for Synology NAS we recommend.

3. Advanced Settings:

With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

4. Start DVD to NAS conversion

Hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD to Synology NAS compatible video files.

Once the conversion is finished, click "Open" to quickly find the converted movies. Then just stream and enjoy the high quality DVD movies on your media players from Synology NAS.

More Guides:
How to Rip DVD to Use Over DLNA
How to Rip and Stream DVD movies via Roku
How to Rip and Stream DVD movies to Plex Media Sever
Rip Blu-ray to MPEG for Playback Easily on Windows/Mac
Ripping and Copying DVDs to Synology NAS for streaming
Rip and Copy DVD/Blu-ray to Seagate Wireless Plus friendly video
Format-Shifting DVD/Blu-ray to MPEG (MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4)

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