DVD to Plex Question:
Has anyone ripped their DVD collection to a hard drive for streaming via Plex? have a 25 terabyte Drobo DAS Device and I like store DVD movies on the DROBO and Plex picked up the info and creates my own personal Netflix, I need a top DVD Ripper for Plex to digitize my DVD library and import the digital file .mkv mostly, into PLEX. Then, I’m planning to majority of time watch from home. Use XBOX with Plex App, Smart TV with Plex App, and will be buying a blue-ray or roku with Plex app. Any help/input would be greatly appreciated?”
Best DVD Ripper for Plex Media Server:
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: Pavtube DVDAid. 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. Read the Top DVD Ripper review.
Besides, it aims to solve the program by giving us the ability to store our purchased physical DVD discs to local computer, hard drive then stream over a home network for Plex Media Server and iPad Air, iPhone 6 plus, Smart TV, Apple TV, Roku 3, Xbox One, PS3, Portable devices playback. It’s professional in ripping and converting DVD discs, DVD ISO image, DVD copies and more. For Mac users, turn to Pavtube DVDAid for Mac.
How to rip DVD to Plex media server for streaming and sharing?
Step 1: Load DVD discs.
Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the “Load Disc” button to have the DVD content imported. You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting.
Tips: You can click on the dropdown list of “Subtitles” to select your needed subtitles so that you can view DVD movies with proper subtitles.
Step 2: Decide output format
Click Format bar and choose MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it. Read the Plex Supported Format and Installation.
Note: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on you r network quality. Simply click “Settings” bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
Step 3: Convert DVD to Plex Media Server
Click the “Start” button under the preview window, and the DVD ripper will start the conversion from DVD movies to Plex Media Server. Once the conversion finished, get the ripped DVD files onto Plex Media Server easily. Now you can stream DVD movies through Plex to any portable devices for great enjoyment.