How to Backup/Copy Blu-ray/DVD Disc Movies to Synology DiskStation 716+?

Diana Joan

Nov 13, 2015 08:37 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Synology has just announced the DS716+, an encryption-oriented, scalable, 2-bay NAS server powered by a quad-core CPU and Btrfs file system. DS716+ is aimed at SMB in need of a reliable, high-efficient storage and application server. If you have lots of movies on Blu-ray and DVD, you will benefit a lot by ripping and copying them to DiskStation 716+ for encryption storage or convenient stream and watching on smartphone, tablets or smart TV.

Synology DiskStation 716+

Before going further, you will first need to perform a Blu-ray/DVD to digital media conversion process since you won't be able to store a Blu-ray and DVD disc on DS716+. Furthermore, if your Blu-ray/DVD disc are commercial ones with strict copy & region copy protection, you still need to bypass the copy protection.

Here, a brilliant Blu-ray/DVD ripping named Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac(support Mac OS X El Capitan) is Recommended to you to get the work easily done. The program assists you to unlock all copy & region protections and even the latest strongly encrypted or newest Blu-ray/DVD movies.

You may be confused about how to choose an output format since there are no direct profile for Synology DiskStation 716+. Indeed, your DS716+ is only a NAS storage tool, it is not bound up with any video format. That's to say, you can store any media files on it. Therefore, the selection of the output file format will depend on what your purpose of using the output video file.
Make a full disc copy or mainly movie copy of original Blu-ray/DVD disc to save on DiskStation 716+ with M2TS or VOB format
Add converted files from DS716+ to Plex Media Server by outputting Plex Media Server compatible file formats.
Stream generated files from DiskStation 716+ to watch on TV by outputting TV optimized file formats.
For playing on portable devices such as smartphones or tablets, it is ideal for you to output the device compatible H.264 or MP4 formats.

Apart from DS716+, the program also has wide compatibility with other Synology NAS models such as DS416/DS216play/DS216se, DS215j, DS414, etc.

How to copy/backup Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DiskStation 716+?

Step 1: Add Blu-ray/DVD disc file.

Insert Blu-ray or DVD into disc drive. Launch ByteCopy, click "Load Disc" button to browse to disc drive and import source movie into this app.

Load Blu-ray/DVD disc

Step 2: Choose format and set profile.

To transfer and play Synology DS716+ stored Blu-ray/DVD movies on various portable devices, you can choose to output "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)".

To stream and watch converted files on TV, you can opt to output Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG TV preset file formats for direct enjoyment.

Output TV optimized file format

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray/DVD to DS716+.

Hit right-bottom "Convert" button to carry out the conversion from Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DiskStation 716+.

When the conversion is done, you will have no limitation to access the Blu-ray/DVD movies on computer, portable devices, TV, game consoles, etc.


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