How to convert popular Blu-ray movies to H.265/HEVC MP4?

Diana Joan

Jan 06, 2015 01:58 am / Posted by Diana Joan

With macOS High Sierra supporting HEVC, more and more devices and video players support HEVC playback. This gives Blu-ray collectors more choices to re-encode Blu-ray. Previously, people only can rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 video to play on the devices without supporting Blu-ray. But H.264 MP4 Blu-ray rip is usually too large. Now, since both Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra can handle HEVC video, you can rip Blu-ray to HEVC/H.265 MP4 for more convenient playback and safe disc storage.

There are many Blu-ray Rippers in the market that can circumvent the Blu-ray encryption scheme and convert Blu-ray to HEVC MP4. The problem is that some software can encode Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 in long time even 25 hours like Handbrake cause it doesn't NVIDIA CUDA hardware acceleration. So when selecting Blu-ray to H.265 Ripper, you'd better choose a Blu-ray to HEVC converter that supports NVIDIA CUDA acceleration to save some encoding time. Here, let's introduce you an excellent Blu-ray Ripper that can convert Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 with NVIDIA CUDA hardware acceleration.

Best Blu-ray to HEVC/H.265 MP4 Converter

Pavtube ByteCopy is a software solution that enables you to rip the contents of a Blu-ray disc to your computer for backup purposes or to have an alternative means of watching them, besides on your TV. It outputs wide range of video and audio formats, including H.265 MP4, H.265 MKV, H.264 MP4, uncompressed MKV, multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI and more. The best part is that, Pavtube ByteCopy version and higher versions can rip Blu-ray to HEVC/H.265 MP4 with up to 30x times ripping speed utilizing the most advanced hardware acceleration NVIDIA CUDA & NVIDIA NVENC by H.264/H.265 codec, which can give users video transcoding speed than before. So you can rip Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 quickly.

Using this Blu-ray Ripper, you also can choose to backup Blu-ray by choosing the Copy Mode like "Full Disc" and "Directly Copy". It even can directly copy 3D Blu-ray retaining the 3D effect or convert 3D Blu-ray to 3D MP4, 3D MOV, etc. You can also edit encoder settings manually, to achieve the desired image quality and file size. You can determine the output file's format, video resolution, frame rate, bitrate, as well as audio sample rate and channel mode.

  • How to Rip Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 Utilizing NVIDIA GPU Acceleration?

    Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

    Install and launch the best Blu-ray to H.265 MP4 Converter program. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click “Load from disc” icon to load your Blu-ray movies discs. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder and Blu-ray ISO images.

    load Blu-ray

    Step 2: Choose H.265 MP4

    Click "Format" to open the drop-down window and choose H.265 HD MP4 video in "HD Video" catelog. You also can choose HD MKV from HD Video category and set video codes to x265 in "Settings" to choose to rip Blu-ray to H.265 MKV. Meanwhile, you are allowed to adjust profile parameters like display resolution, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate to achieve the best video and audio playback on your device.

    h.265 mp4

    Step 3. Utilizing Nvidia GPU Hardware Acceleration In ByteCopy

    Now, move your cursor to “Tools” button on the top of the main interface to choose “Options”. Then you can enable GPU Encode acceleration. You need to check if your graphic card supports CUDA acceleration from here.

    H.265 encoding acceleration

    Step 4: Start ripping Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC MP4

    Hit on the “Convert” button and Blu-ray to H.265/HEVC video Conversion begins. When the conversion is done, open output folder, find the ripped movie in output folder and play the H.265 MP4 video on your computer.

    Top HEVC/H.265 Video Players

    Top 1. VLC Video Player

    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Features includes simple, fast and powerful media player, plays everything: Files, Discs, Webcams, Devices and Streams, and plays most codecs with no codec packs needed: HEVC, MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, and MP3.

    Top 2. 5KPlayer

    5KPlayer is an all-around free media/video player that gives users a new way to play/download/AirPlay video music, mirror display and record screen. With built-in 420+ video & audio codecs, it delivers smooth playback of any media files, including DVD, radio, music and videos files in a wide range of formats, such as HEVC, MKV, AVI, MPEG, MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, FLAC, AAC, MP3, even 4K, 5K 

    Top 3. Potplayer

    Potplayer is a free Multimedia player that supports a variety of different video codecs and formats. Potplayer already includes built in codecs, eliminating the need for manual installation. It also supports Digital TV devices, Webcams, Analogs, DXVA, live broadcasts and more.

    Top 4. KMPlayer

    KMPlayer is all in one media player, covering various formats such as HEVC, VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file, Locked Media Files while downloading or sharing, Compressed Audio Album (zip, rar) and so on. It also supports WIDI, 3D, 4K and handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways.

    Top 5. GOM Player

    GOM Player is a free desktop video player. Originally famous for its' high video and audio quality, and support of multiple video formats: flv, mp4, h.265, mov, mpg, ts, avi, divx, asx, wmv, m4v, dat, ifo, vob, 3gp/3gp2, rm/rmvb, mkv, ogm. However, there is a lot more to GOM Player, than codec support.

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