Watch Blu-ray on Chromecast and Plex Home Theater through Plex with original DTS-HD Master audio track

Diana Joan

Feb 05, 2015 05:29 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I have trouble with an issue ripping certain videos (i.e. Star Trak into Darkness and The Maze Runner in Blu-ray with keeping original DTSHD-MA audio track and get them played through Plex wtih my Chromecast and Plex Home Theater on a laptop. Any ideas? "

Convert Blu-ray to Lossless MKV for Plex/Chromecast

Blu-rays with DTS-HD Master or just DTS-HD audio are difficult to make digital copies with lossless audio/video because most Blu-ray copiers would compress or transcode Blu-rays to lower audio formats like AAC stereo. Is there any solution to backup Blu-ray as well as preserve original DTS-HD Master audio track for playback on Chromecast and Plex Home Theater?

Pavtube ByteCopy, a powerful yet professional Blu-ray backing up and ripping tool, is designed to rip Blu-ray/DVD to MKV without quality loss. What's more, all original audios (like DTS-HD MA) and subtitles can be preserved without encoding. More features can be found in ByteCopy, including trimming video, cropping black bars, adding subtitles, renaming output file, etc.

Solution to backup Blu-ray for Chromecast and Plex Home Theater with DTS-HD Master audio

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movie.

There are several ways to import Blu-ray into ByteCopy. You could either load Blu-ray disc from disc drive, or add Blu-ray folder, Blu-ray ISO file from local computer.

Add Blu-ray movie in ByteCopy

Step 2: Choose format and set profile.

Select the optimized video format for output. In order to save original DTS-HD Master audio track, chapter markers, subtitles, etc, you are suggested to choose "Multi-track Video" "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)" as output format.

Choose Lossless MKV for Plex

Enter Settings and you can adjust profile presets as you desire. Remove unwanted audio/subtitle track, encode audio, etc.

Customize audio subtitle presets

Step 3: Backup Blu-ray to Lossless MKV.

Hit on the "Convert" button and start ripping Blu-ray to lossless MKV format. Thanks to its powerful features, it would take about half an hour to complete the task. Open output folder and find the ripped MKV file. Now you can watch Blu-ray on Chromecast, Plex Home Theater or TV through Plex with original DTS-HD Master audio track preserving without hassle.


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