Backup Blu-ray Movie Collection to Synology NAS for DS Video Playback

Diana Joan

Dec 11, 2015 08:12 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I want to copy my expensive Blu-ray movie collection to my Synology NAS server, so that I can watch them with my DS Video app whenever I want. It there a article to show me how to transfer my Blu-ray collection to my Synology unit and then stream the collection wirelessly to watch on Samsung Smart TV with my DS Video app."

Blu-ray to Synology NAS for DS Video

To stream Blu-ray movies from Synology NAS to DS Video app, you will first need to perform a Blu-ray to digital file format conversion process. The selection of output digital file format will depend on what your purpose of using the output video. Here, you should select DS Video app supported video and audio formats. As the playback capabilities of DS Video app depend on the Samsung TV itself, therefore, the output file format and profile specifications should be fit with your Samsung TV models.

If there Blu-ray movies are copy protected, you still need to strip of the copy & region protection before perform the digital file format conversion. To get the job done easily done, we recommend you a combo function named Pavtube BDMagic (Top 5 Blu-ray Rippers) which builds Blu-ray disc decryption and ripping functions together. You can effortless get unlocked Blu-ray movies without any installing any third-party apps. The biggest merits of this program is that it gives you the chance to output TV preset profile file format according on your TV brand such as Samsung/Panasonic/Sony/LG, so that you won't need to set profile and adjust video and audio parameters to get best output quality video for TV playback.

For your convenience, the program has both Windows and Mac version. For Mac users, you can switch to download Pavtube BDMagic for Mac to complete the conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray disc movies.

Insert your Blu-ray disc into an external Blu-ray drive, run the program on your computer, on the main interface click "File" > "Load from disc" to import the Blu-ray disc to the program.

Load Blu-ray disc movies

Step 2: Specify output file format.

To watch Synology NAS store Blu-ray movies with DS Video app on Samsung smart TV, you choose Samsung TV best compatible file format. Click "Format" bar, go to select "TVs" > "Samsung TV(*.mp4)" as the final output file format.

pick Samsung TV specially optimized file format

Step 3: Start the conversion process.

Switch back to the main interface, click the big button "Convert" on bottom-right corner to start conversion from Blu-ray to Synology NAS for DS Video conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, you will have no limitation to stream all your favorite Blu-ray movies from Synology NAS to DS Video app to watch on Samsung Smart TV.


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