How can I make Blu-ray ISO files from my Blu-ray movie?

Diana Joan

May 23, 2014 11:07 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Does the houseful pile of Blu-ray collection bother you about house cleaning or room occupation? It’s hard to memorize where the particular Blu-ray is placed and it is easy to be ruined by children at home. How to protect all your Blu-ray discs from damage caused by repeated playback or physical broken? The best way is to create a digital copy of your Blu-rays, backup your BD disc to ISO image file and later burn to a blank Blu-ray or DVD disc.create bd iso image from blu-ray
This is a thorough guide to help out those who desperately need to backup protected commercial Blu-ray movies to Blu-ray ISO image files on the hard drive or NAS server, and then stream to multimedia players for movie playback or create a Blu-ray/DVD copy in future. To create a free BD ISO image file, you need make a full copy of your Blu-ray with Pavtube BDMagic(Top Blu-ray Rippers Review) beforehand.

Part One. 1:1 Backup Blu-ray with Pavtube BDMaigc

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie to Pavtube BDMagic

Connect Blu-ray disc driver with your computer, and insert Blu-ray. Lauch Pavtube BDMaigc, click the “Load Disc” button and directly import source Blu-ray into this app.

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Tip: It would take a little longer if this is the first time you load one Blu-ray into Pavtube BDMagic, but it would be faster when it is second or more time.

Step 2. Make a digital copy of commercial Blu-ray

To make a quick and full copy of source Blu-ray movie, you can click “copy the entire disc” button in the menu bar. In this way, all contents of the Blu-ray disc will be saved to computer hard drive, including the disc menu, video streams, audio tracks, subtitles, commentary, extras, etc. With “copy the entire disc” feature, the whole contents of a Blu-ray disc or a standard DVD are preserved with one click. Once the backup process finishes, you will get a folder named as Blu-ray movie copied in output folder, and within this folder there are BDMV and CERTIFICATE subfolders included.

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Part Two. Create Free Blu-ray ISO Image File with ImgBurn

Step 1. Load BDMV and CERTIFICATE folder to ImgBurn

Free download and install ImgBurn, and then choose “Create image from files/folders” button. Browse to the Blu-ray folder or just drag & drop BDMV and CERTIFICATE folders along with any other file into ImgBurn as source.

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Step 2. Set in ImgBurn for Blu-ray ISO creation

In “Option” tab on the right size of ImgBurn, set File System to “UDF” and UDF Revison to “2.50”. Switch to Labels tab and type the name of the film in the UDF box. Don’t forget to set output Blu-ray ISO image destination on your computer. Make sure the free space is enough for generated BD ISO image.

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Step 3. Start to create Blu-ray ISO image file

Hit on the Build icon and start to create free Blu-ray ISO image file from copied BD folder. After about 10-20 minutes, the creation process completes and you can save the output BD ISO image file to the NAS server or watch all your Images play back perfectly in PowerDVD using Virtual Clone Drive to mount them with.

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