Synology has just announced two new DiskStations: the DS916+ and DS116. The DS916+ is a 4-bay scalable NAS which is aimed at professionals and growing businesses and is the successor to the DS415+. The DS116 is a 1-bay NAS aimed at home users and small workgroups on a budget, it is the successor to the GS115.
Backup Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DS916+/DS116
For DVD and Blu-ray movie enthusiasts, it would be a good option for you to backup your favorite Blu-ray or DVD movies to Synology DS916+ or DS116 if you don't have enough storage space on your local computer to store ripped Blu-ray or DVD movies. In addition, if would be pretty convenient for you to stream Blu-ray/DVD movies stored on DS916+ or DS116 to different media entertainment devices such as smartphone, tablet, TV, etc. The following article will show you how to backup Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DS916+/DS116.
As a Network Attached Storage, both DS916+ and DS116 have no requirement for the specific file formats stored on it. However, since most commercial Blu-ray and DVD movies have copy and region protection, therefore, to make a successful copy of Blu-ray/DVD to NAS, you will first need to remove the protection first. For those people who wish to stream and enjoy Blu-ray/DVD from Synology DS916+/DS116 on smartphone, tablet, TV or other devices, you will still need to rip/convert Blu-ray/DVD to the compatible file formats for further playback.
Rip Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DS916+/DS116
If would be a hassle for you to find one application to strip off protection from Blu-ray/DVD and another application to perform the format conversion process. Here, you can easily get the job easily done with a combo function called Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac (support Mac OS X El Capitan), which not only helps to efficiently remove both copy & region protection from all Blu-ray and DVD movies but also can do you a great favor to rip/convert Blu-ray/DVD to various different file formats and device optimized file formats for streaming and watching on media streaming box, smartphones, tablets, game consoles, TV, etc.
Step by step to Copy/Backup Blu-ray/DVD Movies to Synology DS916+/DS116 NAS
Step 1: Load Blu-ray or DVD disc.
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.
Step 2: Choose format and set profile.
If you wish to backup Blu-ray/DVD without quality loss, just output "Multi-track Video" > "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)".
Backup to Android device compatible file formats
Choose "HD Video" > "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" or other popular formats as output formats for playing on Android smartphones or tablets.
Backup to iOS device and Apple TV favorable file formats
Click "Format" bar to select "Common Video" > "M4V - MPEG-4 Video(*.m4v)" as the ideal format for streaming files to iPhone, iPad, iPod or Apple TV.
To stream and watch converted files on TV, you can opt to output Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG TV preset file formats for direct enjoyment.
Step 3: Start the Blu-ray/DVD to Synology DS916+/DS116 backup process.
Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom "Convert" button to start Blu-ray/DVD movie to DS916+/DS116 digital format conversion process.
When the conversion is completed, you will have no limitation to watch your favorite movies, videos and TV shows anywhere, anytime.