The My Book Live Edition is the NAS drive that has been released by Western Digital. They range in storage capacity from 1 to 3 TB. Like other NAS, My Book Live can store any file types. However, you may find that it does not accept disc-based media format like Blu-ray or DVD disc. For people who have great interest in copying or storing data on Blu-ray/DVD disc onto My Book Live NAS, you have come to the right place, the following article will show you how to backup Blu-ray/DVD on My Book Live NAS.
Store Blu-ray/DVD on My Book Live Edition
As My Book Live Edition does not support to store physical media format, therefore, you will need to backup Blu-ray/DVD into digital files that are accepted by My Book Live NAS with a special disc ripper application. If there are large enough space on your computer and you just want to store the data on Blu-ray/DVD on My Book Live NAS. MakeMKV can be the ideal choice for you. If helps to make a large MKV file with all meta information and preserve chapters.
However, if you wish to stream and play My Book Live NAS stored data on PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet, TV or other devices. MakeMKV is absolutely can't satisfy your great needs. Here, a more advanced program called Pavtube BDMagic (best Blu-ray Ripper review) is recommended to you, the program has recently updated with support for MKB61, which enables you to bypass all the copy and region protection from all the latest released Blu-ray/DVD disc. It can perfectly load Blu-ray disc/BDMV folder/ISO image and DVD disc/Video_TS folder/IFO/ISO image files. The various output options can satisfy your different usage of converted files. You can make a full disc copy of Blu-ray/DVD disc of the original disc structure with all the subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter information well preserved, a fast speed main movie copy without unwanted trailers, comments and ads, etc. You can also choose to rip Blu-ray/DVD into various different digital file formats or device preset profile formats for direc viewiewing on smartphone, tablets, game consoles, TV, etc.
Set Blu-ray/DVD subtitles
To better follow a foreign movies, subtitles play a pretty important role. With this beneficial application, you can extract desired subtitles from original Blu-ray/DVD movies, enable forced subtitles where a different language is spoken or add external subtitles to Blu-ray/DVD movies when the original movie does not contain your desired subtitle languages.
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How to Copy or Backup Blu-ray/DVD to My Book Live NAS?
Step 1: Load Blu-ray/DVD disc with the program.
Insert DVD into your computer's optical DVD drive, for loading Blu-ray disc, you will need an external Blu-ray drive. The run the program on the computer, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load Blu-ray or DVD disc into the program. When both Blu-ray or DVD disc exists, the program will load DVD disc first.
Step 2: Different ways to copy Blu-ray/DVD to My Book Live NAS.
Full disc copy
Make a full disc copy by hitting the icon on the top tool bar of the main interface.
Main movie copy
From "Format" bar, select "Copy" > "Direct Copy" to copy the main movie of the Blu-ray/DVD disc.
Step 3: Output digital file formats or device preset profile formats.
Click "Format" bar to select "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" or other popular formats as output formats.
Step 4: Set subtitles.
Select desired subtitles
Check the movie titles you want to rip, click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles into the Blu-ray will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.
Enable forces subtitles
If you check "Forced subtitles" option, you will see subtitles only when actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that your specified before.
Add external subtitles
Click the "Pencil" like icon on the top too bar to open "Video Editor" window, switch to the "Subtitle" tab, check "Enable", then you will be able to add external *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa subtitle-files to the video as hard subtitles.
Step 5: Start the conversion process.
Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom "Convert" button to backup Blu-ray/DVD movie to My Book Live NAS with your desired file formats.
When the conversion is completed, click "Open Output Folder" on the main interface to pop out the folder with converted files. Then you will have no problem to stream and play My Book Live NAS stored files on any device as you like.