Play DVD via Synology Server via Apple TV on Samsung TV

Diana Joan

Mar 31, 2016 01:01 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Have 1000+ DVDs on your bookshelf to gather the dust? If you need to spend half an hour searching for the one movie from the considerable DVD collection? Do you get rid of inserting, ejecting, inserting the discs again to watch DVD movies on your big screen Samsung TV with DVD Player? If so, save your DVDs to Synology Server. Then you can stream the DVD movies on Samsung TV via Synology Server via Apple TV.

The new Apple TV support in DS Video and Plex, both apps can allow you to stream video from Synology to Samsung TV. So to play DVD movies via Synology Server via Apple TV on Samsung TV, you just need to rip and copy DVD to Synology Server for Apple TV and Samsung TV. This isn't a hard job when you have a professional program.

Searching for "Best DVD Ripper software", one of the recommended software online will be Pavtube BDMagic for Win/Mac. It can help you convert DVD to Samsung TV and Apple TV supported format then enable you to store to Synology Server. Actually, it can rip hundreds of protected DVD discs to nearly all kinds of format that is playable via Synology while keeping the original quality for you to use on Roku, Apple TV, Kodi, Plex. Besides DVD, it also can backup Blu-ray, Blu-ray folder, DVD ISO, DVD folder to Synology DS216, DS1515+, DS416/DS216play/DS216se, etc.

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How to Rip DVD to Synology Server for playing via Apple TV on Samsung TV?

Step 1: Load DVD disc.

Insert DVD into disc drive. Launch DVD Ripper, click "File" > "Load Disc" button to browse to disc drive and import source movie into this app. When DVD disc exists, the program will load DVD disc first. You can choose to rip DVD with forced subtitle at the bottom of the chapter list.

Tips:The program will automatically select the main title (the one with largest file size or longest time) for you by taking a tick in front of it.

Step 2: Choose output format

Normally, Synology Server supports 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, Divx, DVR-MS, ISO, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, XviD, etc. Apple TV supports MP4, M4V, MOV. Samsung TV supports MP4, MKV, AVI, 3GP.

So here, you can choose MP4 format as the target format. Of course, you can select the preset for Apple TV and Samsung TV, which generally are MP4 formats.

Tip: If necessary, you are allowed to adjust profile parameters in Settings. Presets like video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, channels can be customized to achieve a better video enjoyment on Samsung TV via Apple TV via Synology. Please make sure the audio codec is AAC. For high resolution, adjust video size to 1080p.

Step 3: Copy DVD video to Samsung TV/Apple TV.

After checked your settings and hit on the "Convert" button to start converting DVD to Synology with both Samsung TV and Apple TV supported format. When the conversion is done, open output folder and you will find the created MP4 video.

Make sure your computer and Synology in the same network and put the ripped DVD to Synology Server. Then you can use DS Video or Plex to stream DVD videos on Samsung TV via Apple TV via Synology.

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