Backup Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P on Mac (macOS High Sierra included)

When looking at the best NAS to backup Blu-ray collections we chose the Qnap TS-231P, which is an excellent two-bay NAS device that specialises in media playback. The QNAP TS-231P can perform with up to 224 MB/s read and 176 MB/s write speeds and the external storage can easily be attached through the three USB 3.0 ports. Plus, two drive bays seem like plenty when we consider that we have up to 10TB drives at our disposal these days. That offers us up to 20TB raw capacity or 10TB when redundancy is in effect. More than enough for most people’s needs. Below article will show you different ways to copy Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P on Mac for better storage and playback.

Backup Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P with MakeMKV for Mac

The problem is that you can not directly copy Blu-ray disc onto Qnap TS-231P, since Qnap TS-231P only supports to store digital file format. In addition, if the Blu-ray disc that you are trying to backup on Qnap TS-231P has copy & region protection, you will be limited to distribute them elsewhere. Prospectively, we can make it possible to backup commercial Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P with the help of some software.

Here, a free application called MakeMKV for Mac can facilitate you to output Blu-ray disc to a large MKV file. However, you may find that the MKV file format is not so compatible when you stream the files stored Qnap TS-231P to mobile devices.

MakeMKV Alternative to Backup Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P

Here, an alternative solution named Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac (support macOS High Sierra) is recommended to you. As a standalone and simple to use Blu-ray & DVD ripping tool, you can effortlessly unlock copy & region protection from Blu-ray/DVD disc and backup them in the following different ways: 

1. Full disc copy of Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P

Want to make a lossless copy of original Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P with all the metadata information including subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter information well preserved? With Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, you can easily copy the entire Blu-ray disc without any quality loss.

2. Main movie copy of Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P

Copying Blu-ray with main title (the one with longest duration or largest size among all titles of this Blu-ray movie) can assist you to get rid of all the unwanted titles in Blu-ray movies. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac can asssist you to beneficially backup Blu-ray to an intact M2TS/VOB movie without the unwanted extras.

3. Lossless Copy Blu-ray with Multi-track MKV format

For those people who wish to output Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P with multiple language subtitles and audio tracks, but also requiring relatively faster conversion speed and small file size, choose to backup Blu-ray to lossless Multi-track MKV with Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac would be an excellent choice for you.

4. Backup to Video Format for phone/tablet playback

Try to output a device compatible file format such as H.264 or MPEG-4 that are supported by majority of portable devices or you can choose to output phone or tablet device preset file formats for directly playback.

Apart from QNAP HS-251, you are also allowed to backup Blu-ray/DVD to other QNAP devices such as Qnap TS-453Bmini, QNAP TS-x53B Series, QNAP TS-x73U, etc.

Step by step to Copy Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P in Different Ways

Here we take Mac Pavtube ByteCopy screenshot, Windows Version share the same steps besides the tiny difference in interface.

Step 1: Add Blu-ray disc file

Insert Blu-ray into disc drive. Launch ByteCopy for Mac, click “Load Disc” button to browse to disc drive and import source movie into this app. It can automatically select the main title (the one with longest duration or largest size) for you.

Step 2: Different ways to copy Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P

Full disc copy 
Make a full disc copy by hitting the  icon on the top tool bar of the main interface.

Main movie copy

From “Format” bar, select “Copy” > “Direct Copy” to copy the main movie of the Blu-ray disc.

Lossless Multi-track MKV copy

From “Format” bar, select “Multi-track Video” > “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)”.

Backup to Video Format for phone/tablet playback

To transfer and play Qnap TS-231P stored Blu-ray movies on various portable devices, you can choose to output “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” or other popular file formats.

Many device and programs preset profile formats are also provided. For example, to stream and watch Blu-ray movies via Qnap TS-231P on TV, you can opt to output Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG TV preset file formats for direct enjoyment.

Step 3: Convert Blu-ray to Qnap TS-231P on Mac

Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom “Convert” button to start Blu-ray/DVD to Qnap TS-231P copying and ripping process.

When the conversion is completed, you can now get the full control of your Blu-ray movies on Qnap TS-231P NAS for better management and convenient access.

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