The pocket-sized form factor and built-in cable make the My Passport Go drive incredibly convenient to bring with you almost anwhere without leaving important components behind. Besides, it can work with both PC and Mac computer and it includes the automatic backup software for Windows and also Time Machine compatible for Mac backup. In this article, we will mainly focus on how to copy/backup Blu-ray/DVD to My Passport Go.
Blu-ray/DVD to My Passport Go Backup
As a portable storage drive, My Passport Go has no specic requirements for the file types or formats storing on it. However, you will find it is very difficult for you to copy the movies on Blu-ray/DVD disc onto My Passport Go due to the complicated copy protection encrypted on those physical disc. To bypass that protection, you will need the assistance of some special disc ripping application.
Best tool to copy/backup Blu-ray/DVD to My Passport Go
For your great convenience, here comes a powerful yet simple to use application called Pavtube ByteCopy, it is a combo function of Blu-ray disc ripper and DVD disc ripper. It not only assists to powerfully bypass the Blu-ray/DVD copy protection and region code in the background with its built-in disc encryption technology, but also helps to backup Blu-ray/DVD disc in various different ways to satisfy your different needs.
You can make a 1:1 full disc copy with original Blu-ray/DVD file structure, a main movie copy without unwanted comments, trailers or ads or a Blu-ray/DVD to multi-track MKV copy with your desired subtitle languages and audio tracks. What's more, you can also choose to rip or convert Blu-ray/DVD to various popular digital file formats such as AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV, H.264, H.265, etc or hot devices like iPhone, iPad, Android, PlayStation, Xbox, TV, etc preset profile formats with the optimal playback performance.
For Mac users, you can switch to download the Mac version - Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to perform the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, etc.
Step by Step to Copy/Backup Blu-ray/DVD to My Passport Go
Step 1: Load Blu-ray or DVD disc.
Install and launch the free trial version of the program. Insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into your computer's optical drive. If your computer is not equipped with built-in optical drive, you will need an external USB Blu-ray or DVD drive. When both Blu-ray and DVD exists, the software will load DVD.
Step 2: Different ways to backup Blu-ray/DVD movies.
On the top tool bar of the main interface, use the option to make an entire disc copy of original Blu-ray/DVD structure without changing anything.
Main Blu-ray movie copy
From "Format" bar drop-down list, select "Copy" > "Direct" Copy, you can then copy the selected movie file in its original format without quality loss. When directly copy a Blu-ray video, you will get .m2ts as output, when directly copy a DVD video, you will get .vob as output.
Lossless multi-track MKV copy
To preserve all your wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams in the source movie, you can use the program to rip Blu-ray/DVD to " Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV(*.mkv)" under "Multi-track Video" category.
Here, select the output digital file format according to which devices you plan to play Blu-ray movies on various portable devices. Here, we choose one of the best compatible digital file formats "H.264 HD Video(*mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.
Step 3: Start Blu-ray/DVD backup/ripping process.
After all setting is completed, hit the "Convert" button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin Blu-ray/DVD to My Passport Go copying or ripping process.
When the conversion is finished, click "Open Output Folder" icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will produce a digital file for either safe backup or convenient device streaming from My Passport Go.