Convert Blu-ray to Lossless MKV for playing on WD TV 2

Monica Pavtube

Aug 13, 2014 12:52 am / Posted by Monica Pavtube

How to organize and centralize a huge library of multimedia collections? The most prevailing way people use these days is a multifunctional media server (e.g. ViewSonic NMP - 708, AC Ryan, KDLINKS). And media servers like Synology DS415play not only manages your multimedia contents but also shares them with a smart TV, network media player, smartphones and tablets, Mac and Windows PC, etc.

backup blu-ray to lossless mkv for playback on wd tv 2

Is it a dream to make Blu-ray movies be a part of multimedia collections in Synology DS415play, and then use a HD media player like a WD TV 2 to realize Blu-ray playback on HD TV with high quality? Above all, remove Blu-ray protections and then convert Blu-ray movies to WD TV 2 supported video format which are listed as follows:

Video - AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264)

A Blu-ray to WD TV converter means a lot when you’re ready to store increasing Blu-ray movies in Synology DS415play and play them on WD TV 2. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac can produce lossless MKV out of Blu-ray discs, which is the best format supported by WD TV 2 and still remains the original Blu-ray quality.

How to play Blu-ray on WD TV 2 through Synology DS415play?

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie

Run Blu-ray to WD TV converter, and click “File” and “Load from disc” to import your Blu-ray movies. Another way to import Blu-ray movie is to click the file icon on upper-left corner.

load blu-ray for conversion to lossless mkv

Step 2. Choose Lossless MKV-WD TV 2 supported format

Find the format bar below your Blu-ray items, and click it to get to the format list where you need to follow “Multi-track Video” > “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV (*.mkv).” The lossless property will maintain the multiple audio tracks and subtitles.

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Step 3. Convert Blu-ray to WD TV 2

Hit the button “Convert” to start conversion from Blu-ray to WD TV 2.

Step 4. Transfer the converted Blu-ray movies to Synology DS415play

Once the Blu-ray to WD TV 2 conversion is over, connect Synology DS415play to your Mac and move the converted Blu-ray movies to this powerful NAS server.

Step 5. Play Blu-ray movies on WD TV 2

Put your Synology DS415play and WD TV 2 into the same home network. Connect your WD TV 2 to your smart TV and use the remote control to find the media server Synology DS415play, and choose the converted Blu-ray movies and the next thing you have to do is just embracing sheer enjoyment.


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