Best Practice for Ripping DVDs to Plex Media Server

[Question] Best practice for ripping owned DVDs to Plex Media Server???

"Thinking about ripping my DVD collection to my plex media server (so I can take my DVDs to storage and free up some space in my living room.

Wondering what the best practice/software/settings are. Most info I find is from 2016 or older.

Running from a dedicated HTPC/Windows10 Machine."

There’s all kinds of different software out there (some free, some not) with a variety of different options. It seems a bit overwhelming. Is there a good piece of software that you can pick up is that:Brorsoft DVD Ripper. With it, you can easily convert the commercial DVD movies to Plex compatible video formats or almost all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. and even extract MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG, etc. audio with high quality and fast speed.

If you're using a Mac, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which enables you to convert DVD to Plex Media Server on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included).


How to Access Media from UPnP or DLNA using VLC

VLC can easily access media from UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) as well as DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance). The option is available in the View > Playlist section of the media player. UPnP and DLNA allow you to stream content over your local network. You can see televisions make use of this feature to access videos from your laptops and other devices supporting the standard. It’s like sharing the media content that you have on your computer or phone to other devices without the need to copy and move files. All of them should be connected to the same network or Wi-Fi.

If you have VLC on your computer, you will be accessing the files available via UPnP as well as DLNA. There should be another device sharing media files using this standard or protocol. It’s like a private network for audio and video files.

Here’s how you access media from UPnP or DLNA using VLC:

Open up VLC Media Player.
Go to View > Playlist [CTRL + L].
On the left under Local Network, click on Universal Pl…

Playing Video_TS on Sony TV via USB with Best Quality

In this article, we will explore a simple guide to convert and play Video_TS on Sony TV. Chances are you have some Video_TS files stored on USB and want to watch Video_TS movies on Sony TV, just read on to learn how to.

Q: "I recently bought a Sony Smart TV, and am very pleased with it except that when I plugged a USB drive into it and tried to play Video_TS movies ripped from some DVD discs, it wouldn't play them."

Actually, many people are facing the similar problems when watching Video_TS files on Sony TV from USB or DLNA devices. Luckily, the problem is easy to solve – all you have to do is convert the Video_TS videos to a fully compatible format with Sony Smart TV. Along with some help from a third-party programs like Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate.

With it, you can effortlessly convert BD/DVD ISO, Video_TS files to Sony Smart TV playable videos while keeping the original quality. Besides Video_TS files, the program can also convert DVD, VOB, IFO, Video_TS folder,…

How to Add FLAC to Windows Media Player 12 for Playback

FLAC is not a popular file format. Then one of the most convenient solutions available for you is to convert the FLAC file into some other file format. After you have converted the FLAC file, you can now play it in any media player!

FLAC files are created using the Free Lossless Audio Codec to compress audio files while maintaining a better audio quality compared to MP3 compression. Playing FLAC files requires you to install a software or filter that supports the FLAC compression format.

Windows Media Player 12: What, no FLAC?

Microsoft's media player which is built into Windows may be a popular tool for playing digital music, but when it comes to format support it can be rather antiquated. Compare it to other jukebox software programs, like VLC Media Player, and you'll find its audio format support quite sparse.

Out of the box Windows Media Player 12 isn't compatible with the popular lossless format, FLAC.

Well, you can download an external codec to make your FLAC file comp…

How to Copy/Convert La La Land Blu-ray/DVD/HD Digital Videos

Then follow the tutorial below to convert, copy and even edit the La La Land DVD/Blu-ray and HD Digital video with a professional Blu-ray/DVD/HD Video Converter. Thus you can enjoy The La La Land movie anytime and anywhere.

La La Land is one of the best films of 2016. Its seamless combination of music and storytelling is reminiscent of classic musicals from the 50s and 60s. The performances are top-notch and the two leads have an unmistakable chemistry together (helped by their previous on-screen romance in Crazy, Stupid, Love.) Their characters are flawed, but that's what entices the viewer to join them on this emotional journey. The score and musical numbers are absolutely memorable, even after one viewing. City of Stars and Another Day of Sun are my personal favorites, but there are many others that are, not only fantastic songs in their own right, but combined with some potentially iconic scenes in the movie, paint a picture that's difficult to forget.

Well, in addition to …

DVD to WMV HD(*.wmv)-Converting DVD videos for Editing in Windows Movie Maker

This article tells you an easy way to convert and import DVD to Windows Movie Maker with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows.

Windows Movie Maker (formerly known as Windows Live Movie Maker, codenamed Sundance) is a freeware video editing software by Microsoft. It can import most file types, but not all file types will work when you try to use them to make a movie. Windows Movie Maker still troubles users for its defect on video support, which is limited to AVI, MPEG and WMV files. That means you will fail to import and edit DVD movie files such as DVD ISO, IFO, BUP, VOB and Video_TS files in Windows Movie Maker. In order to make DVD video clips compatible with WMM, you'll need to convert DVD to Windows Movie Maker natively supported formats like WMV or AVI in advance.

To finish the task, What’s need is a just a common video converter like Brorsoft DVD Ripping software. It supports creating high quality WMV video for your Windows Movie Maker, With it, you can choose to rip…

Load DVD to VirtublDub Problem - How to Convert DVD to AVI for VirtualDub

This Article will be especially helpful if you are stuck using VirtualDub to edit DVD Disc, DVD ISO, IFO, Video_TS, BUP, and VOB files.

Q:How do I use ISO image files with VirtualDub? "I've been going a little crazy trying to use VirtualDub to edit ISO images from my La La Land DVD.

For commercial DVD:

Sometimes, you may want to extract some clips from your purchased DVD and put into VirtualDub to create a new project file for further use. On this occassion, VirtualDub won’t won’t allow you to import it because it’s a copyrighted video. Fortunately, there are many tools out there that allow you to rip DVDs into a fully compatible format with VirtualDub. One of the best programs out there is Brorsoft DVD Ripper. Here I will take the program as example to show you how to import DVD footage into VirtualDub easily and quickly.

If you're using a Mac, just get the equivalent Mac version - DVD Ripper for Mac

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)


If you wanna to convert Blu-ray movi…