NAS is the best device to store media files for home or office users. Especially the Synology NAS whcih is the most users' love due to the advanced features. Recently, Synology has released some new NAS services: Synology DS1517+ NAS, DiskStation DS1517, DS1817+ NAS, DiskStation DS1817 which are all excellent. You may spend much money on NAS, want to the NAS to work really well for you? It's time for you to remember the multiple DVD discs at the wall corner. You can copy the DVDs to NAS for better playback, storage.
Most people don't know how to take full use of the Synology NAS. Why not use it to serve you precious DVD movies? You have collected 500+ DVD discs, managing them is a huge project. Synology NAS can help you to do the difficult job. But what you choose the Synology DS1517+ NAS or DiskStation DS1517 or DS1817+ NAS or DiskStation DS1817, you need to do the first thing is to backup DVD movis to digital video formats, then you can upload the video fiels to NAS for streaming, storage or other goals. This post will take some excellent DVD Rippers for example and tell you how to finish this task.
Primary Task: Choosing One Perfect DVD Rippers for Synology NAS
Handbrake-Free and Open Source DVD Ripper
Main Features: Handbrake is a open source software which attracts many DVD and Blu-ray users, you can load the DVDs, Blu-rays, and other popular video files to it, at the same time, you can get the MP4 and MKV video files.with various video and audio codec: H.265 (x265 and QuickSync), H.264(x264 and QuickSync), H.265 MPEG-4 and AAC / HE-AAC, MP3, Flac, etc.
Little Pity: Handbrake can't remove any DVD copy protection, you only can import the DVD sources that do not contain any kind of copy protection.
MakeMKV-Friendly DVD Ripper
Main Features: MakeMKV is a video converter, which converts the video clips stored in DVD and Blu-Ray discs to MKV, including all the meta-data, chapters and so on. Additionally MakeMKV can instantly stream decrypted video without intermediate conversion to wide range of players, so you may watch Blu-ray and DVD discs with your favorite player or devices.
Little Pity: MakeMKV only can output MKV single video file.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate-Comprehensive DVD Ripper
Main Features: This DVD Ripper can be one of the best DVD Ripper due to the multiple video formats, fast video conversion speed, various DVD copy modes, batch video conversion, etc. You can load DVD and Blu-ray disc, disc images or folder to it, 300+ video formats are listed in it, whatever the SD, HD, 4K or 3D videos. At the same time, you can remove the DVD copy protection and copy DVD full disc or the main title. In addition, you can adjust the video parameters and edit the video by yourself.
Little Pity: You can get the ISO image form it.
Important Steps: Backup Multiple DVDs to Synology NAS
From above information, you can choose MakeMKV if your DVD disc are not protected. You also can choose the MakeMKV when you don't care the MKV video format. Most DVD fans like the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate best due to the powerful features. Below will take it for example and tell you how to convert DVDs to Synology NAS.
Step 1. Load DVD disc
Open this software by double click, then you can insert the DVDs to PC, click the File and choose the DVD disc you want to convert, this software can detect the DVD main title automatically. You also can drag the DVD videos directly.
Step 2. Choose output video format
Want to experience the perfect video world? Click Format and open the output video format list, you can choose the video formats you want, you can choose the device you want too, you also can enjoy the 3D video from the common DVD, best of all, you can choose the 4K video.
Tip: If you like the DVD disc storage and don't like the digital video format, you can copy the DVD full disc or copy the DVD main title, then you can burn the video files to one blank DVD disc when you want to play the DVD disc one day.
When you adjust the video parameters, you can choose the video with H.264 and H.265 codec, this DVD ripper take full use of the GPU acceleration, you can get the 30x faster speed than other common DVD ripper. At the same time, you choose to convert DVD to 4K video, you need to adjust the video resolution to 4K video resolution, like 1080p to 3840p.
Step 3. Begin DVD to Synology NAS conversion
Go back to the final step and click the Convert button, this software will finish all the settings you just do. Wait for a while, you can get the output vode files qucikly, then you can upload the converted DVD to NAS: Synology DS1517+ NAS, DiskStation DS1517, DS1817+ NAS or DiskStation DS1817 for streaming to iPad, Mac, iPhone, PS4 Pro or other devices.
What Elements Do You Need to Consider When Choosing a NAS?
For NAS new guys, when you are choosing a new NAS, you may tend to the price and storage, un fact, there are many other important factors when you are choosing one NAS.
Capacity: Obviously the range of capacity can vary depending on your needs. A home office network may use less data than an SMB. One of the great benefits of a NAS storage device is the ability to centralize all your data and create a private cloud. Choose a device that will give you ample storage room for your current needs, and then scale from there.
Performance: After determining if you're going to have the amount of capacity necessary to store all of your files, you want to make sure you are using a device that will allow you to quickly access all of your files. If you have five employees accessing your NAS server, your needs will be significantly less than if you have 100.
Ease of use and setup: The ease of use is incredibly important. Some network attached storage devices require extensive setup, while others are bundled as all-in-one "turnkey solutions." Don't choose a device that will require a week of intense labor to set up. Time is money.
Reliability: Keep in mind, some drive models are not designed for this setting, and others are. Consider drives with error recovery controls, power settings and vibration tolerance.
Backup and Recovery: Make sure you choose a NAS solution that will automatically protect your files.
Then you can follow above information and choose one desired NAS. Then you cna choose the reliable DVD ripper for NAS, backup DVDs to NAS quickly.