How to rip Blu-ray using Handbrake alternative – Pavtube BDMagic?

Diana Joan

Mar 23, 2015 09:31 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I want to rip my new Transformers: Age of Extinction blu-ray Disc for my long train journeys to work. But when I tried ripped with Handbrake I get an error and the program closed itself. I then googled it up then find many users encountered the same trouble. I guess there is no way of bypassing the copyright security with Handbrake?"

Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake

Handbrake is an excellent tool that assists movie fans with ripping DVD disc, VIDEO_TS folder, and DVD ISO/IFO files without protection, therefore users can watch DVD movies on any multimedia devices, such as Apple TV 3, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, Galaxy Tab S, Kindle Fire HDX, PS4, Xbox, etc. Blu-ray disks, however, are not supported directly by Handbrake since it does not handle commercial copy-protected Blu-ray discs.

How to backup and rip Blu-ray with Handbrake? You need a Handbrake alternative to make that work. If you would like to rip Blu-ray to MP4, H.265/HEVC, M4V, AIV, WMV, FLV and other video format, Pavtube BDMagic would be your choice, but if you want to convert blu-ray as well as backup Blu-ray to multi-track MKV without quality loss, ByteCopy would be a solution. Read on to find how to rip Blu-ray with Handbrake alternative.

Best Handbrake Alternative to Rip Blu-ray to Any Video Format and Any Device

With only simple steps, you can finish backing up, ripping and editing Blu-ray movies.

Step 1: Install the best Handbrake alternative.

This tool, Pavtube BDMagic, is especially made for Blu-ray backup and conversion. With it, you can easily rip all commercial Blu-ray movies to virtually any video and audio format, including MP4, MKV, M4V, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, AAC, FLAC, MP3, etc. What's more, BDMagic is capable of fully backing up your Blu-rays for burning to a blank disc.

If you are a DVD user, refer to this article: rip dvd to itunes with handbrake

Step 2: Load Blu-ray disc.

Insert your Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray drive. Launch the Handbrake alternative, click "Add file(s)" button and import the Blu-ray movie.

Load Blu-ray disc

Step 3: Choose output format.

Tap on the Format bar, here you can select H.264 MP4, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MKV, WMV, FLV, from the profile list as the target format. Or you can choose a particular preset for your device like iPhone.

Select video format

Step 4: Start Blu-ray conversion.

Hit on the "Convert" button, and Blu-ray ripping begins. When the conversion completes, open output folder by clicking the "Open" icon and transfer the ripped movie to your device for viewing.


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