Backup Existing DVD to NAS server for movie enjoyment

Diana Joan

May 04, 2014 06:04 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Do you expect an easy way to access your DVD library without time and space limits? Try to backup DVDs to NAS. In that way, you could not only get an easy access for the movie collection, also protect special editions from scratches or other physical damages. With Pavtube DVDAid, you can freely stream copied DVD movies from NAS to any media device, like iPad Air, Apple TV 3, Galaxy NotePro 12.2, PS3, WDTV Live, etc. for mobile use.

Here is a full guide about how to backup copy-protected DVDs to NAS for playback and mobile use.

First of all, free download Pavtube DVDAid to your computer, install and launch it.

How to easily Backup DVD collection to NAS server?

Step 1. Load source DVD file

Load DVD movie into DVDAid by clicking on the "Load Disc" button. Don’t forget to select preferred subtitle and audio track on the main UI.

Step 2. Choose output format

Choose the optimized output format from the drop-down list of "Format". Considering to the general video type for mobile phones and tablets, H.264 MP4 would be a great choice for playback on mobile devices.

Step 3. Customize profile presets at will

Optionally you are allowed to set video size, bitrate, frame rate, and more in the "Profile Settings" to achieve the best movie experience on your tablet.

Step 4. Start DVD movie backup

Hit on the "Convert" icon and start ripping. Once it completes, you could transfer the converted MP4 movie from output folder to mobile phone or tablet via USB cable.

How to transfer movies from computer to mobile phone or tablet?

1. Connect your device to your PC using the supplied USB cable.
PS: If you are running a Windows PC, you should download and install the corresponding USB drivers. If you are running a Mac, you do not need this USB driver.

2. A prompt will appear in the notification area of your mobile phone, pull it down, select Connected as a media device > Media device (MTP) to use Windows Explorer or the Mac Finder to manually transfer files from the PC to the mobile device.

3. Go to your computer Windows Explorer, find your device as a removable disk, open it and find Videos folder.

4. Drag and drop videos and movies from your computer hard drive to this Videos folder, the video player on your smartphone or tablet will automatically recognize the transferred videos.

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