Monday, June 5, 2017

Best Practice for Ripping DVDs to Plex Media Server

[Question] Best practice for ripping owned DVDs to Plex Media Server???

"Thinking about ripping my DVD collection to my plex media server (so I can take my DVDs to storage and free up some space in my living room.

Wondering what the best practice/software/settings are. Most info I find is from 2016 or older.

Running from a dedicated HTPC/Windows10 Machine."



There’s all kinds of different software out there (some free, some not) with a variety of different options. It seems a bit overwhelming. Is there a good piece of software that you can pick up is that:Brorsoft DVD Ripper. With it, you can easily convert the commercial DVD movies to Plex compatible video formats or almost all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. and even extract MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG, etc. audio with high quality and fast speed.

If you're using a Mac, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which enables you to convert DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included).

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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If you not only wanna convert Blu-ray, DVD videos, but also intend to convert HD Videos such as MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI movies to PLEX, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft’s Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What's more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of.

Guide: How to Get all DVDs into Plex Media Sever for Storage and Streaming

1. Import source DVD movie

After downloading and installing this DVD to PLEX ripper, click "Load DVD" icon to import source files. Then all DVD titles are listed. You can select desired audio track for output.



2. Decide output format

Click Format bar and choose MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it.



3. Advanced Settings

With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

4. Start ripping DVD to Plex

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the DVD ripper will start the conversion from DVD movies to Plex Media Server.

Once the conversion finished, get the ripped DVD files onto Plex Media Server easily. Now you can stream DVD movies through Plex to Google TV, iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, PS3, or other connected devices for great enjoyement.

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1 comment:

  1. very good article , I got a new lesson after reading this article

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