How to Stream DVD movies to Samsung 55" TV Via Kodi on QNAP NAS?

Diana Joan

Dec 22, 2015 08:45 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I have a QNAP NAS with HD Station installed (similar to a Linux PC) with Kodi Media Player on it, and the Samsung TV 55 inches connected directly to the NAS thru HDMI. Also, I keep hold of some commercial DVD that we bought and want to make them streamed to my Samsung TV via Kodi stored on QNAP NAS."

QNAP NAS on Samsung TV via Kodi

In our last article, we have talked about how to how to use QNAP NAS on TV via HD Station and Kodi application, therefore, it won't be difficult for you to play video files on TV via Kodi on QNAP NAS. So let's focusing on the problems listed above: how to make commercial DVD movies streamed to Samsung TV via Kodi stored on QNAP NAS?

Before going any further, the first thing we should take into consideration is what file formats can be streamed to Samsung TV via Kodi on QNAP NAS. It is well know that QNAP is just a network attached storage device, therefore, it has no limitation for the file formats stored on it. That also means the streaming file formats should be compatible both with Kodi and your Samsung TV. To sum up, you can choose to rip/convert your commercial DVD movies to AVI, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MKV, QuickTime MOV, FLV, 3GP, ASF, etc that work both on Kodi on your Samsung TV.

If you are tired of the complicated profile settings on your Samsung TV for video playback, there is a hassle free solution in hand called Pavtube DVDAid (best DVD Ripper for Windows 10), which enables you to directly unlock commercial DVD movies to Samsung TV preset profile format with all the suitable profile parameters well set.

Besides the essential conversion function, the program also offers some beneficial editing function for you to enhance your media entertainment with Kodi on Samsung TV. You can adjust the output aspect ratio of your video to make it adapt with your Samsung TV screen, add SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to DVD movies for you to better understand the DVD movies on your TV if the subtitle languages in your original DVD movies are not what you actually need.

The program has both Windows and Mac version, for Mac users, navigate to download Pavtube DVDAid for Mac to get the conversion done on Mac OS X El Capitan.

Step 1: Load DVD files to the program.

Click "File" menu, and select "Load from disc", Load from folder" or "Load IFO/ISO" to import source DVD disc files.

Load DVD disc files

Step 2: Specify output file format.

Click "Format" drop-down list, scroll down the main menu on the left, select "TVs", from its extended otpion list, choose "Samsung TV (*.mp4)".

Define output file format

Step 3: Adjust output aspect ratio of DVD movies.

Open "Video Editor" window, switch to and click "Crop" tab, click the "switch to advanced mode" icon on the right-bottom to swtich to the advanced mode, then you can choose the output aspect ratio such as 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3 and 2:1 from the drop-down list of "Display Aspect Ration".

Adjust video output aspect ratio

Step 4: Add additional subtitles.

Click the "Subtitle" tab in "Video Editor" window, check "Enable", then you will be able to add external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle files to the video as hard subtitles.

Add external hard subtitles

Step 5: Start the conversion.

Go back to the main UI and click "Convert"button to start DVD movies to Samsung TV customized file format conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, embrace yourself to enjoy DVD movies on Samsung TV via Kodi on QNAP NAS.


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