Output Blu-ray Collection to MP4 Using H.265 Codec for Viewing on 4K TVs

Diana Joan

Jan 08, 2016 08:17 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Rip Blu-ray to H.265 codec for viewing on 4K TV

"I have large Blu-ray collection on my room shelf. Some I purchase, some I rent,

some I borrow from friends, some I borrow from the library. I would like to rip them to digital format for viewing on my 4K TVs. To save physical storage space, I would like to output my Blu-ray disc to MP4 format using H.265 codec. Any ways to achieve that?"

Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 for 4K TV

Best software to encode H.265 MP4 from Blu-ray

To transcode Blu-ray to MP4 using H.265 codec, you will need a special program which has the ability to encode H.265 MP4 codec from commercial Blu-ray disc. When searching on the Internet for the best software to do this, you may find that Pavtube BDMagic for Windows (Top 5 Blu-ray Rippers)/Mac has upgraded itself with the capability to output MP4 format using H.265 codec from commercial Blu-ray disc on both Windows and Mac (support Mac OS X El Capitan).

Tips: Pavtube BDMagic and other Windows Pavtube software has recently upgrade to version 4.9.0.0 with support for H.265/HEVC encoding acceleration on a PC that running Nvidia GPU with either Maxwell (GM206) or Pascal technology enabled graphic cards.

Upscale 1080p Blu-ray to 4K resolution

After generating H.265 MP4 format from Blu-ray disc, you will still need to do some extra settings before transferring the converted files to watch on 4K TV. Since most top 4K TVs have a a image processor to help make HD content look great when scaled up, therefore, you can upscale 1080p Blu-ray movies to 4K resolution to fit the 4K screen TV with more pixels by adjusting the output file resolution as "3840*2160" in the "Profile Settings" window.

Step by step to Rip Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 for Viewing on 4K TVs

Step 1. Add 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

Step 2: Specify output file format.

Click "Format" drop-down bar, scroll down to select "Common Video" > "H.265 Video(*.MP4)" as the output file format for transferring and viewing on 4K TV.

output H.265 MP4 format

Step 3. Upscale 1080p Blu-ray to 4K.

To upscale 1080p Blu-ray to 4K resolution, open "Profile Settings" window, enter the file resolution "3840*2160" in the brackets beside "Size(pix)" option.

Upscale 1080p Blu-ray to 4K

Step 4: Start Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 conversion process.

One click the big button "Convert" on bottom-right corner to start conversion.

Once finishing conversion, you can you can watch the converted Blu-ray movie on your 4K TV by using and HDMI cable to connect your computer and 4K TV or watch through an external USB drive.


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