Open Media Community http://open-media-community.com The site will share everything regarding media, or more specified, multimedia, internet, and technology. It’s open! Tue, 23 May 2017 11:13:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.1 2 Methods to Free rip DVD to Android Phones & Tablets http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/23/free-rip-dvd-to-android/ Tue, 23 May 2017 02:40:05 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5375 Nowadays, electronic and information technology develop fast and the new electronic products update soon. Android phones and tablets, such as Samsung Galaxy S8, Motorola Moto Z, Sony Xperia XZ, Google Pixel C, The Huawei MediaPad M3,etc. are more and more popular among consumers. These Android devices are excellent choices for watching movies on the go. However, neither Android phones nor tablets have the DVD drive for playing DVD movies.

That is to say, if you want to enjoy DVD movies on your Android Phones or tablets, you need to rip DVD to Android compatible video formats first. Therefore, a DVD to Android ripper is extremely needed. There are a variety of free DVD rippers for Android online and it is impractical to try every DVD to Android ripper one by one, which is a waste of time. So here we would like to provide two DVD to Android rippers for you to free rip DVD to Android tablet and phone.

Method 1: Free Rip DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Free DVDAid

Method 2: Free Convert DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Handbrake

Method 1: Free Rip DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Free DVDAid

Pavtube Free DVDAid is a free DVD ripper to rip DVD to Android compatible video formats without watermark, such as MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV and more video formats without any quality loss. It also supports importing DVD VIDEO_TS folder, ISO files, and IFO files into this freeware. This DVD ripper can largely accelerate DVD ripping speed from one format to another by using H.264 codec by fully taking advantage of NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP). Without extra payment, you are allowed to set video/audio codec, video display ratio, bitrate, frame rate and more to extend great DVD experience at home or on the move. What’s more, with powerful video editing functions included, you could achieve the best video and audio quality for DVD movie entertainment. Learn the equivalent Mac version>> Pavtube Free DVDAid for Mac.

How to free rip DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Free DVDAid?

Step 1: Install and lauch the DVD to Android converter. Click the "Load DVD" button on the top left to add the DVD movie file to the free ripper. ISO and IFO files are also supported. After the DVD files are loaded, you can preview the imported DVD movie by double clicking the title and click the play button under the right viewing window. By clicking the camera button under the preview window, you can take snapshot of your favorite movie scene for other use.

load dvd into free dvdaid

Note: You are allowed to preserve the forced subtitles in DVD movie, click “Subtitles” dropdown menu, choose your first language(e.g. English), then check the box “Forced subtitles” nearby, and then enjoy DVD with forced subtitles. You can also extract your required subtitles as .srt external subs to do other use. What’s more, for getting a better visual experience, you can also click the Edit icon on the tool bar of main interface to open "Video Editor" window to edit video at will, such as trim, crop, text watermark, image/video watermark, effect, audio editor, and subtitle.

Step 2: Hit on the Format bar and you can choose any Android friendly formats, e.g. MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV for output. Hit "Browse" button to choose the folder you want to save your output video. If you think the video size is not suitable for your Android phone and tablets, you can first choose any one of the provided video formats, and then adjust the video settings. Just click the “Settings” button to customize output video quality like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, audio channel, etc. Generally speaking, the higher video bit rate will results in the larger output file size, and vice versa.

free dvdaid output format

Step 3: When all the settings are done, click the red button "Convert" to start free ripping DVD movies for playback on Android tablet/phone at ease. After that, you can connect your Android phone or tablet to computer via a USB device and transfer the videos to your Android device for enjoyment on the go.

Tips: If you desire to watch favorite DVD videos on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, you can rip DVD to MOV format, which is a compatible video format with Apple products.

Pavtube Free DVDAid can meet your basic needs when rip DVD to some Android compatible video formats including MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV,.etc, however, if you want to rip DVD to 3D, 4K and H.265 MP4 formats, you may need the help of Pavtube DVDAid. Click here to learn more difference between Free DVDAid and DVDAid.

Method 2: Free Convert DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Handbrake

Handbrake can free rip DVD to MKV and MP4 videos with H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2 codecs. This open-source DVD ripper is free, and available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can rip DVD with Handbrake easily, but it’s limited to non-protected DVDs, which means removal of copy protection from DVDs is not supported, so you need to install libdvdcss, an open-source library that can remove the CSS (Content Scramble System ) and some region codes from DVDs. However, these DVDs you bought from store contain various encryption, not just CSS. If your DVD isn’t protected, handbrake is right your best DVD to Android ripper. Want DVD to Android converter for Mac>> Handbrake for Mac.

Here we list the main steps for users to free convert DVD to Android Tablet and Phone with Handbrake:

Step 1: Install and launch HandBrake, click on the icon "Source". Specifically, there are three options listed: Video File, Folder and DVD Drive Option. In order to employ Handbrake to convert DVD to Android friendly video formats, you can insert the DVD into your DVD drive and simply choose the DVD you prepare to convert from the drop down menu.

Step 2: Hit the Title drop-down menu at the upper left-hand corner. For non-commercial DVDs, Handbrake will select the main title for your source by default. Personally, if you want to rip the entire movie, the track with the longest duration is usually the one you want to choose. Then go to the "Container" to choose MKV or MP4 as output format. Of course, you can also choose the preset "Android" it provides for you. Click the "Browse" button under "Destination" button to choose the path where you want to save the output file in. Then Click "Save".

Step 3: Once you finish all settings, hit the "Start" button on the left top to start DVD to Android Tablet and Phone free conversion with Handbrake DVD ripper. After conversion, a window saying that your Handbrake queue is done will appears.

Toe-To-Toe Compare Free DVDAid & Handbrake

DVD to Android rippers
Pavtube Free DVDAid
Handbrake
Supported Source

Unprotected DVD
Protected DVD

Output Formats and Codec
AVI

WMV
MP4
MKV
MOV
FLV
3GP
H.264
H.265
WMV HD
MKV HD
H.264 HD
MPEG-TS HD
MPEG-2 HD
Other Functions
Select Subtitle
Add srt.ass.ssa subtitle
Enabled Forced Subtitles
Trim, Crop, Merge and Split DVD
Watermark
Change Video Brightness, Contrast, Saturation
Fast Conversion Speed
NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD for H.264 Encoding

Conclusion: If you are intend to rip commercial DVD disc to common digital file formats for Android device playback, Pavtube Free DVDAid is absolutely your best choice because it not only can rip unprotected DVD, but also commercial DVD to Android phones and tablets. As a video editor, it is also shows a better performace as you see in the chart. Besides to DVD decryption ability and video editing function, Pavtube Free DVDAid even supports more multiple video formats than Handbrake. Pavtube Free DVDAid can become your best assistant to free rip DVD to Android phones and tablets.

 

Original article: 2 Methods to Free rip DVD to Android Phones & Tablets

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3 Tools to Convert DVD to MP4 on Windows and Mac http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/18/3-tools-to-convert-dvd-to-mp4/ Thu, 18 May 2017 08:56:50 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5270 You have spent a lot of money on your DVD collection. However, as new technology like smartphones and tablets becoming widespread, DVDs are not the most conducive to portability and storage, especially when you want to watch a DVD outside on mobile devices or many computers without internal disc drives. Playing a DVD on such devices seems a little troublesome. Luckily, this problems will be circumvented after converting DVD to MP4 with some free DVD converter softwares.

Why Convert DVD to MP4?

MP4 is a container format that widely used by a vast majority of electronic devices and media player softwares, such as Android phones, Microsoft tablets, iPad, game consoles, iTunes, and so on. MP4 is also accepted by many web services such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo. Due to its flexibility to access video files on such a wide range of devices and platforms, you can enjoy DVD movie anytime and anywhere after you convert DVD to MP4. It is also an ideal video format that allows you share videos with friends via email and social software thanks to its small file size. In a word, MP4 can be the top choice when transforming DVDs.

Hot search: DVD to MP4 on Mac, DVD to MOV, DVD to M4V, DVD to MP3 on Mac, DVD to MKV

What DVD to MP4 Converter We Want

Before converting DVD to MP4, the most significant step is to find the ideal DVD to MP4 converter. We tested several DVD to MP4 converters on the market and at the end of our analysis, the following three DVD to MP4 converters rank toward the top.

Method 1: Convert DVD to MP4 with Handbrake (Windows/ Mac)

Method 2: Transform DVD to MP4 by VLC (Windows/ Mac)

Method 3: Rip DVD to MP4 with ByteCopy (Windows/ Mac)

1. Convert DVD to MP4 with Handbrake (Windows/ Mac)

Handbrake is a popular DVD to MP4 converter software, which rips DVD on Windows and Mac. However, HandBrake only supports ripping these DVDs without copy protection, so you need to install libdvdcss, an open-source library that can remove the CSS (Content Scramble System ) and some region codes from DVDs. However, these DVDs you bought from store contain various encryption, not just CSS. If your DVD isn’t protected, handbrake is right your best DVD to MP4 converter. Otherwise, it is essential to find a Handbrake alternative with powerful DVD decryption ability for quick conversion.

Here we list the main steps for users to convert DVD to MP4 with Handbrake:

Step 1: After you launch HandBrake, click on the icon "Source". Specifically, there are three options listed: Video File, Folder and DVD Drive Option. In order to employ Handbrake to convert DVD to MP4, you can insert the DVD into your DVD drive and simply choose the DVD you prepare to convert from the drop down menu.

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Step 2: Click "Title" to open the drop-down list at the upper left-hand corner to choose which chapter you want to convert. For non-commercial DVDs, Handbrake will select the main title for your source by default. Personally, if you want to rip the entire movie, the video track with the longest duration is usually the one you want. Then go to "Container" to choose MP4 as output format. Lastly, clicking the "Browse" button to choose the folder you want to save your mp4 video in, then click "Save".

Tips: Handbrake provides handy presets for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc. For example, if you’d like to play DVD on iPad, simply move the mouse to "Devices">"iPad" on the right of interface, then you are allowed to rip DVD to iPad with Handbrake. The same goes on other devices.

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Step 3: Hit the "Start" button on the left top to start DVD to MP4 conversion with Handbrake DVD converter.

Note: As is mentioned above, Handbrake can’t handle copy protected DVDs by itself. What’s more, it supports limited output formats: only MP4 and MKV. So if you prepare to rip commercial DVD movies and convert DVD to more output formats like FLV, AVI, MOV.etc, Handbrake will let you down.

Want Mac version, turn to Handbrake for Mac.

2. Transform DVD to MP4 by VLC (Windows/ Mac)

As we all know, VLC is a popular media player because it can hold and support a variety audio and video formats and DVDs. But few people know that you can rip DVD to MP4 with VLC media player as well. If you have downloaded a VLC media player in your computer, you can start DVD to MP4 conversion directly, without hunting a regular DVD to MP4 converter. In this part, I will show you how to transform DVD to MP4 video only with VLC media player.

Step 1: To start ripping DVD, lauch VLC media player, click “Media” and then “Convert / Save".

vlc open multiple files

Step 2: The "Open Media" window will appear and click the "Disc" button. Check "DVD" and select your DVD drive. If you don’t intend to adjust anything under "Show more options", just press the button "Convert/Save".

2 Disc Tab

Step 3: Next the "Convert" window appears. Click the "Browse" button to select a location for the output MP4 video. Give the output video a memorable name and put it somewhere you’ll remember. Head to "Profile" dropdown menu to choose “Video-H.264+MP3(MP4)" as output format. There is a little tool button next to the drop-down menu for changing video codecs where you can adjust specific settings for video. After everything is set up, click "Start" to convert DVD to MP4 with VLC media player. While the DVD is being ripped you will see a progress count in the main interface. You may notice a slowdown of your system as the process takes up a lot of resources.

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While it’s great that VLC provides a function to transform DVD to MP4, programs like Handbrake offer a much simpler interface and much quicker performance.

If you are running a Mac system, just turn to VLC for Mac.

3. Rip DVD to MP4 with ByteCopy (Windows/ Mac)

The free trial version of ByteCopy is a free DVD converter to rip DVD disc, DVD folder, and DVD ISO/IFO file to various MP4 formats, sunch as H.264 MP4, H.265 MP4, 3D MP4, 4K MP4,etc. And it can convert DVD to MP4 with a high speed due to NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) by using H.264 and H.265 codec. Also, you can adjust output video/audio codecs, bitrates, frame rates and other parameters just by clicking" Settings" button on the main interface to make output MP4 video more compatible with your devices before starting DVD to MP4 conversion.What’s more, compared with Handbrake, ByteCopy has a powerful ability of DVD decryption and can rip protected DVD without intalling libdvdcss.

Step 1: Lauch ByteCopy DVD converter, click the "File" button to import the source DVD. ByteCopy is not only a DVD converter, but also a Blu-ray ripper. If you want to convert Blu-ray to MP4 or any other formats, you don’t need to find an additional Blu-ray ripper.

Pavtube ByteCopy

Tips: ByteCopy allows users to preserve the forced subtitles in DVD movie, and it also features option to help users extract their required subtitles as .srt external subs to do other use. Click “Subtitles” dropdown menu, choose your first language(e.g. English), then check the box “Forced subtitles” nearby, and you can enjoy DVD with forced subtitles. For getting a better visual experience, you can also click the Edit icon on the tool bar of main interface to open "Video Editor" window to edit video by trimming, croping, spliting, merging and so on.

Step 2: Click the "Format" dropdown list to choose "HD Video">" MPEG-4 HD Video(mp4)" ( or other mp4 formats) . Hit "Browse" button to choose the folder you want to save your mp4 video. If you have VR devices, such as Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, Zeiss VR One, HTC Vive, ANT VR, "3D MP4" will be a great choice. In Format menu, it has presets for all kinds of formats and devices including iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus and more. Which one you choose depends on which device you want to enjoy DVD movies on.

Step 3: click the big red "Convert" button to start the DVD to MP4 conversion. Pavtube ByteCopy keeps you free from waiting around by ticking off the checkbox “Shut down computer after conversion” when ripping DVD to MP4.

Here is an equivalent version of ByteCopy for Mac.

Feature Comparison between the three DVD to MP4 Converters

DVD to MP4 Converter
Handbrake
VLC
ByteCopy
Supported input files
unprotected DVD/Blu-ray
Y
Y
Y
protected DVD/Blu-ray
N
Y
Y
Supported output formats
DVD to 4K MP4
N
N
Y
DVD to 3D MP4
N
N
Y
DVD to H.265/ HEVC MP4
Y
N
Y
DVD to H.264/AVC MP4
Y
Y
Y
DVD to multi-track MP4
N
N
Y
DVD to MKV
Y
N
Y
DVD to MOV, M4V and other formats
N
N
Y
extract common audio from DVD
N
Y
Y
Other functions & features
trim, crop,split, merge
N
N
Y
enable forced subtitles
N
N
Y
add subtitles
Y
N
Y
extract subtitles
N
N
Y
NVIDIA CUDA/AMD APP acceleration
N
N
Y
user interface
complicated
very complicated
friendly & easy to use
help & support
forum
forum
email, facebook & forum

From the comparison between the three tools to convert DVD to MP4, we can find that Handbrake and VLC can’t catch up ByteCopy at the ability of DVD decryption and conversion speed. What’s more, the output mp4 variety of Handbrake and VLC are not in comptition with ByteCopy. When operating the three tools, it is obvious that the steps of VLC are too complicated and too many windows opened during conversion while you can transform DVD to MP4 easily by ByteCopy without any instruction. ByteCopy can be called the most easy-to-use and powerful DVD to MP4 converter and editor.

Whether you want to convert DVD to MP4 or any other formats, there are a lot of good DVD converters around you. The best DVD to MP4 converter strike the balance between quick conversion times and high-quality results. Hope this article can help you convert DVD to MP4 smoothly and quickly.

Original article: 3 Tools to Convert DVD to MP4 on Windows and Mac

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Play DVD Movie with Forced Subtitles http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/15/play-dvd-movie-with-forced-subtitles/ Mon, 15 May 2017 08:35:43 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5242 Nowadays, more and more DVD movies contain more than one language. When copying these DVD movies to various devices for playback, if you copy them without subtitles, you may fail to understand the dialogues that are spoken in foreign languages. Supposing that you copy DVD movies with all subtitle tracks preserved, it may looks crowded and a little uncomfortable when playing on a smaller display screen. How to avoid these conditions? You can use a free DVD ripper to get forced subtitles from DVD for a better visual experience.

What is forced subtitles? And why rip DVD with forced subtitles preserved?

Subtitles are textual versions of the dialogue in movie that displayed at the bottom of the screen. Forced subtitle means that the subtitles appear only when the characters speak a foreign language. For example, most dialogs of a movie are English. One day, main characters meet a stranger who speaks Italian, then the DVD with forced subtitles can only show the translation of the Italian speech to help viewers who don’t know Italian to achieve a better understanding of the movie details.

When playing DVD, it may be unnecessary to display the English subtitles on the screen for English native speakers or someone who is proficient in English. After ripping DVD with forced subtitles preserved, only the foreign speech will be translated on the screen, then you can achieve a better visual experience. What’s more, making digital copy of DVD with forced subtitles contained so you can take them on the road, play them on any devices you like.

Hot topics: Best Free DVD rippers for Mac, Extract SRT Subtitle from DVD , Blu-ray with forced subtitles

What is the best DVD ripper to get forced subtitles while ripping DVD?

When looking for a proper DVD ripper to rip DVD with forced subtitles contained, the first feature we care about is the ability to decrypt the copy protection in DVD discs. The second is the output quality. At last, the most important is that this DVD ripper can obtain forced subtitles from DVD easily.

Here Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is popular DVD ripper to rip DVD with high output quality on your Mac platform. It supports removal of all current DVD copy protections. In addition to stripping protections from the disc, it contains no spyware, malware and adware. Also it is a free DVD copy software that can make the process of obtaining forced subtitles from DVD smoothly thanks to its wizard-style user interface. It also can add subtitles to output videos as you like. No matter how easy the DVD ripper is to use, occasionally you may need help. A lifelong after-sale service free of charge is also provided by Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac.

For Windows users, you can download Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows that helps you get forced subtitles from DVDs.

The trial version of Pavtube ByteCopy outputs video with watermark when ripping DVD with forced subtitles. If you want to rip DVD without watermark, you can use Pavtube Free DVDAid . However, Pavtube Free DVDAid doesn’t support MP4 output, if you need MP4 output format without watermark, you can download the paid version of Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac.

How to get forced subtitles with DVD ripper?

1. Import DVD movie

Launch the Pavtube Bytecopy for Mac, click the ” disc” icon to have DVD content to be imported by Pavtube DVD ripper.

This Pavtube DVD ripper can select the main title of DVD automatically which largely shrinks the size of output video and save more space for your devices to store more movies. Furthermore, you can preview the imported DVD movie by double clicking the title and click the play button under preview window. By clicking the camera button under the preview window, you can take snapshot for other use. By clicking the folder button, you can find the snapshots you took.

2. Set up main subtitle track and forced subtitles

After the disc video successfully added, click “Subtitles” dropdown list and choose “English”. To get DVD including forced subtitles, please check the box “Forced subtitles” nearby. When “Forced subtitles” is checked, the subtitles appear on the screen only when foreign languages other than English(the main subtitles track you set) are spoken.

Sometimes, you may find all the subtitles of DVD movie you bought are in a foreign language(e.g. Japanese), which causes great trouble to you, because subtitle really plays a vital role during video enjoyment and a lack of subtitle may cause misunderstanding of the movie plots. Don’t worry! This Pavtube DVD ripper can help you add English subtitles(or any other language subtitles you understand) to the output video in the next step.

3. Set output format and customize profile presets

Click Format bar and choose the output video format or device as you like. Which one you choose depends on which device you want to play DVD with forced subtitles on. All formats here are set with optimized video/audio codecs, bitrates, frame rates, etc. But you can still specify as you like by clicking “Settings” button.

Note: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is not only a DVD ripper, but also allows you edit the video before ripping DVD. Click the Edit icon on the tool bar of main interface to open “Video Editor” window. If you want a certain scene from the DVD movie, you can trim it to remove the rest of the movie.

If the DVD movie does not contain any language subtitles you understand, you can download a subtitle file in your first language of this DVD movie from a safe and reliable subtitle download site (such as www.subtitles.hr, subscene.com) and add subtitles to DVD movies. Under the “Subtitle” tab of “Video Editor” window, check “Enable”, then browse your local folder to import the “SRT/ASS/SSA” subtitles that you download to add to the DVD movies.

Pay attention: Pavtube ByteCopy only supports adding SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles, and make sure that the subtitle file format is compatible with the DVD ripper when downloading your desired subtitles.

4. Start ripping DVD to get forced subtitles with free DVD ripper

Clicking the “Convert” button on main interface, go to Conversion window to start ripping DVD with forced subtitles on your Mac computer. Just in a while, you will see the ripped file in the format you choose and has only forced subtitles. In addition, if you have other business to solve vexedly, you can check “Shut down computer after conversion” option.

Use Pavtube DVD ripper and follow the above guide, you can easily rip DVD to other video formats with high speed and quality. such as: MP4, H.264, MKV, AVI, etc. with only forced subtitles contained. This DVD ripper also allows you to output the 3D,4K, HD video for getting better visual enjoyment. With this DVD Copy software, you can copy these DVD movie with forced subtitles to your media players,smartphone, laptop, TV or any other devices for free playback.

 

Original article: Play DVD Movie with Forced Subtitles

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Free Backup DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/10/free-backup-dvd-to-seagate-terabyte-drive/ Wed, 10 May 2017 08:03:53 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5233 Based on the statistics from DVD forum, there are over 70% DVD owners like to copy their DVD discs to various devices to make digital copies of DVD videos.Why so many people prefer making DVD copy in their spare time? It is obvious that the DVD discs are fragile and hard to preserve, and with a DVD copy, you will never worry about your treasured discs being broken, damaged or even stolen. Besides, DVDs can only be played with DVD players or some Blu-ray disc players on TV or computer. When you want to playback DVD videos on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones, or laptops, DVD backup is needed to solve this dilemma.

Why Backup DVD videos to Seagate Terabyte Drive?

Seagate Terabyte Drive provides ample storage space for your videos, which lets you backup DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive without having to worry about running out of space. Moreover, sometimes you may need to take your video files with you on travel, the Seagate Terabyte Drive is more convenient than a great quantity of DVD discs to be taken on the move.

With all DVDs copied to Seagate Terabyte Drive, sharing your treasured movies to multifarious devices becomes more convenient, no specific DVD player required. As we all konw, to prevent from unfair or illegal use of DVD content,every commercial DVD contains one or more Copy protections, even sometimes DVD player cannot read or play their DVDs due to different region code. If you are not sure the DVD region code are compatible with the player, you may make DVD copy. So after backup DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive, you can enjoy DVD movies with ease.

Hot topics: DVD to external hard drive, DVD to iCloud, Blu-ray to Seagate, DVD to iPad Air.

Find Proper DVD ripper and Start Your DVD Backup Trip.

Once you decide to backup DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive, the most important step when making DVD copy is finding a free DVD ripper. Actually,while some DVD rippers will cost you $50 to $100 USD, there are lots of free DVD rippers in the market, and you may be confused about which one to choose. In this article, I have collected my favorite free DVD rippers: Free DVDAid , Handbrake and BDMagic, and all of them do a great job at ripping DVDs.

1. Free DVDAid(Windows /Mac)

Pavtube Free DVDAid is a free DVD ripper to copy DVD disc, DVD folder, and DVD ISO/IFO file to MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV, H.264 and more video formats without any quality loss. And it largely accelerates DVD copy speed from one format to another by using H.264 codec by fully taking advantage of NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP). Futhermore, you can select your desired language as your subtitle of output videos freely. Also, you can select forced subtitle which enables you to see subtitles only when the language that the actors are speaking is different from your selected subtitle language. Also, you are allowed set video/audio codec, video display ratio, bitrate, frame rate and more to extend great DVD experience just by clicking" settings" button before strat DVD backup..

Step 1: Insert DVD into DVD-Rom, launch the Free DVDAid, import DVD sources by clicking "File" button.

Step 2: Choose output format and folder by clicking "Format" and "Output" drop-down lists.

Step 3: Start DVD backup to Seagate Terabyte Drive by clicking "Convert" button.

If you are a Mac user, you can download the Pavtube Free DVDAid for Mac.

You may need a guide of Pavtube Free DVDAid for Mac, click here: Guide of Pavtube Free DVDAid for Mac.

Pavtube Free DVDAid can meet your basic needs when making DVD copy into some common video formats including MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV, H.264.etc, however, if you want to get 3D, 4K and H.265 MP4 formats, you may need the help of Pavtube DVDAid. Click here to learn more difference between Free DVDAid and DVDAid.

2. Handbrake(Windows/Mac)

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Handbrake can rip DVD to MKV and MP4 videos with H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2 codecs and has preset profiles optimized for iPad, iPhone and Apple TV. However, Handbrake supports inputting any DVD or Blu-ray discs which is not copy-protected, which means removal of copy protection from DVDs is not supported. However, most DVDs you buy from the store or Internet have copy protection.

Step 1: Import DVDs by clicking "Source" icon.

Step 2: Clicking "Title" to open the drop-down list for choosing which chapter you want to rip, then head to "Container" to choose MKV or MP4 output. Lastly, clicking the "Browse" button to choose the folder you want to save your generated MP4 or MKV files.

Step 3: Click the "Start" button to copy DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive.

Some friends who use Mac find that we can rip protected DVDs with Handbrake by installing libdvdcss, an open-source library that can circumvent the Content Scramble System (CSS) used on DVDs. However, standard commercial DVDs have various DVD encryption includes CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc. The libdvdcss only can remove CSS and some region codes from DVDs when making DVD copy, which is a little deficient.

Want Mac version, turn to Handbrake for Mac.

Click here to read more information about Free DVDAid & Handbrake: Free DVDAid vs Handbrake.

3. BDMagic(Windows/Mac)

Pavtube BDMagic has an interface similar to Free DVDAid’s. It contains all the functions of Free DVDAid. But BDMagic supports more high definition formats, such as H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV,VOB, M2TS. What’s more, it can create 3D movies from DVDs with high audio and video quality. Same as Free DVDAid, by taking advantage of NVIDIA CUDAtechnology and AMD APP technology, the DVD copy speed can be increased up to 6 times faster than ever before. Different from Handbrake, Pavtube BDMagic can automatically check the main title of DVD after importing disc while Handbrake need you to find and check the main title by yourself. Both feature will save you a lot of time when making DVD copy to Seagate Terabyte Drive.

Step 1: Insert DVD into DVD-Rom, launch the BDMagic, import DVD sources by clicking "File" button.

Step 2: Choose output format and folder by clicking "Format" and "Output" drop-down lists.

Step 3: Start DVD copy to Seagate Terabyte Drive by clicking "Convert" button.

Want Mac version, please turn to: Pavtube BDMagic for Mac. You may want to learn more about best free DVD ripper for Mac.

Note: Which output format you choose depends on what video format that your devices supports. Before choosing the output format, please confirm the video formats your devices support. For example, if you have popular VR headsets, the 3D MKV or 3D MP4 may be better choices. Then you can find that only BDMagic supports this output format in the next graph.

Take a look at their main features to see which one is more suitable for you:

Free DVDAid
Handbrake
BDMagic
support common DVD input

support copy protected DVD input

×

full disk copy/ directly copy
×
×
preview videos
2D/3D-3D
×
×
snap shot
×
automatically select the main DVD title
×
NVIDIA CUDA/AMD APP acceleration
×
forced subtitles
output MP4 video
×
output 4K, 3D, H.265/HEVC or M2TS video
×
×
output common audio
×
ability of DVD decryption
excellent
average
excellent
user interface
friendly & easy to use
complicated
friendly & easy to use
conversion speed
6X faster conversion speed
average
6X faster conversion speed
output format variety
average
less
abundant
output quality
great
ordinary
topping
help & support
email, skype, telephone, forum & other social networks
forum
email, skype, telephone, forum & other social networks

From the comparison between Free DVDAid , Handbrake and BDMagic, we can find that there are still many places Free DVDAid and Handbrake can’t catch up BDMagic. The ability of DVD decryption, conversion speed, output format variety and quality of Handbrake are not in comptition with Free DVDAid and BDMagic. Also, when making DVD copy to Seagate Terabyte Drive, we can easily find the interface of Handbrake is a little complicated while newbies can navigate their options and customization tools easily by Free DVDAid and BDMagic without any instruction. Futhermore, Free DVDAid and BDMagic provide users a lifelong after-sale service via email, skype and telephone, all of thses tools are more timely than forum provided by Handbrake.

No matter which DVD ripper you choose, please enjoy the process of free DVD copy to Seagate Terabyte Drive. Let the DVD copy to Seagate Terabyte Drive make your digital life more and more colorful. Anyhow, hope this article can help you fast choose a suitable and professional DVD ripping tool to backup DVD to Seagate Terabyte Drive smoothly.

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How to Play Blu-ray with Kodi 17? http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/05/how-to-play-blu-ray-with-kodi/ Fri, 05 May 2017 09:13:21 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5207 Kodi 17 is coming which can play videos, music, photo, etc. User can stay at home and enjoy the movie with popcorn. As Blu-ray fans, connect Blu-ray with Kodi, such as: 4K Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, HD Blu-ray, that’s just the best partners. However, there is a little hinder: Kodi 17 only can play Blu-ray disc (unencrypted) and ISO as standard. Question is that most Blu-ray, especially the latest Blu-ray move is protected by the advanced Blu-ray protection technology. If you stick to playing Blu-ray on Kodi 17, the wisdom way is to remove the Blu-ray protection, then play on Kodi 17 again.

Best Blu-ray Ripper for Playing Blu-ray On Kodi 17

Too many Blu-ray Ripper software on market, some are good and help you to remove the Blu-ray protection, but not all the Blu-ray protection. Some only can remove the simple Blu-ray region code A or B. Here, ByteCopy for Windows/Mac is the Blu-ray hero which you are struggled to search, this software can remove all the Blu-ray protection, such as: AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs Blu-ray protection, Blu-ray region code.

In addition, this Blu-ray Ripper can play Blu-ray at the preview window, user also can rip and backup Blu-ray to Blu-aty folder or ISO files. If you want to get Kodi 17 supported video formats, like: AVI, MKV, MP4, etc. Of course you can, this software [rovides 250+ video output formats, i believe you can select the best one video format you like.

That’s all? No. User can experience the amazing 3D enjoyment. If you have 3D Blu-ray, you can do above steps: Convert 3D Blu-ray to folder, ISO, 3D MKV, etc. This software provide 5 main 3D formats: 3D MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV,WMV and 3 3D effects: Top-Bottom, Side-by-Side, Anaglyph. Best of all, you can convert 2D to 3D video which will save you much money.

Step by Step to Rip and Play (3D) Blu-ray to Kodi 17

Step 1. Load Blu-ray Disc

Click “File” to find “Load from disc” to import source Blu-ray movies to the perfect Blu-ray Ripper software. Once you import the Blu-ray to this software, this Blu-ray Ripper removes all the Blu-ray protection unknowingly. By the way, you can also load Blu-ray folder or ISO files to this software.

load Blu-ray

Step 2. 3 Selections Are Ready for You

Selection 1 – 1:1 Copy Blu-ray to Kodi

If you don’t want to drop any Blu-ray content, such as: Chapters, ads, subtitles, Full disc copy can keep the whole Blu-ray structure without any quality loss. Click the “Copy the entire disc” button which is on the top of main interface to begin the Blu-ray 1:1 disc copy.

Selection 2 – Directly Copy Blu-ray to Kodi

If you just want to watch the Blu-ray movei and reduce the vidoe size, copying Blu-ray main movie is a good option, which can kepp the Blu-ray movie main title and drop the extra content. Click the format bar to follow "Copy" > "Directly Copy.". BY the way, 3D Blu-ray, user need to choose"Directly Copy for 3D-Bluray", which can keep the 3D original effects.

directly copy

Selection 3 – Rip Blu-ray to Kodi Supported Digital Video Format

At persent, digital video formats is still the main stream, in this Blu-ray Ripper, you also can choose to rip and convert Blu-ray to Kodi supported digital video formats, such as: MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. Best of all, this software can provide the lossless  Blu-ray to MKV format in “Multi-track Video”, this format keeps whole Blu-ray subtitles, audio tracks and chapters. Of course Multi-track MP4, MOV, AVI are all good choices.

lossless MKV

TIP: If you can’t make sure which video format that Kodi 17 can support, following table is useful to you.

Kodi 17 Supported Formats
Container formats AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF, FLV, MKV/MKA (Matroska), QuickTime, MP4, M4A, AAC, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia RAM/RM/RV/RA/RMVB, 3gp
Video formats MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.263, MPEG-4 SP and ASP, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), H.265 (as from Kodi 14) HuffYUV, MJPEG, RealVideo, RMVB, WMV 
Audio formats MIDI, AIFF, WAV/WAVE, AIFF, MP2, MP3, AAC, DTS, ALAC, AMR, FLAC, RealAudio, WMA
3D video formats  Passive 3D video formats such as SBS, TAB, Anaglyph or interlaced

Step 3. Start Blu-ray to Kodi 17 Conversion Process

Which option do you want to do? After you have made the decision, go back to main interface, press the "Convert" button to start Blu-ray to Kodi 17 conversion process. Just wait for a while, you can get a brand new Blu-ray movie file.

There are many ways to play Blu-ray on Kodi, ripping Blu-ray and convert Blu-ray to Kodi supported video formats is the best and direct way, hope this way can help you to enjoy Blu-ray on Kodi 17.

Original article: How to Play Blu-ray with Kodi 17?

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Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with Original 3D Effects http://open-media-community.com/2017/05/02/backup-3d-blu-ray-disc/ Tue, 02 May 2017 08:12:46 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5087 Can you Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with Original 3D Effects?

Blu-ray movie is the main movie entertainment, with the Blu-ray technology development, 3D Blu-ray is the hot topic which can take user to amazing 3D virtual world. As Blu-ray enthusiast, backup 3D Blu-ray is very important which can protect 3D Blu-ray from various damage. However, most user feedback that 3D Blu-ray lose original 3D effects after the backup progress. No doubt, if user can’t backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with original 3D effects, this backup action is meaningless.

3D Blu-ray comes down to many complicated technology, some common Blu-ray backup software claims to copy 3D Blu-ray disc with original 3D effects, actually it’s just a watercooler moment, most user are the 3D Blu-ray layman, the only way to protect 3D Blu-ray and backup 3D Blu-ray disc with original 3D effects is to find a professional 3D Blu-ray ripper. This article will show you nthe best 3D Blu-ray Ripper and help you to backup 3D Blu-ray disc with original 3D effects.

Best 3D Blu-ray Ripper is Waiting For You

Choose a good 3D Blu-ray Ripper is not an easy thing, except keeping the original 3D effects, the multiple 3D Blu-ray backup options, Blu-ray protection removement function, 3D Blu-ray editing features are also important. Here, you don’t worry about these factors any more, the Best 3D Blu-ray Ripper is ready for you: ByteCopy for Windows/Mac. Use this software, user can be the host of 3D Blu-ray, any 3D effects is decided by you.

First, this 3D Blu-ray Ripper can decrypt ant 3D Blu-ray protection, like: AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs, Blu-ray region code, etc. When user import the 3D Blu-ray into this software, all the Blu-ray protection will be removed. This function is just the 3D Blu-ray basic function.

More powerful feature is to backup 3D Blu-ray with original 3D effects, the perfect 3D Blu-ray Ripper provides user 3 ways to do, user can backup entire 3D Blu-ray which can keep all the 3D Blu-ray structure: 3D chapters, 3D subtitles, 3D video and audio, etc. User also can backup 3D Blu-ray main title which only keep the video mian content. Want to watch 3D Blu-ray on VR headset, like: Gear VR , PS VR , etc? This 3D Blu-ray allows to backup 3D Blu-ray to 3D digital video format, there are 5 options are for you: 3D MP4, 3D AVI, 3D MOV, 3D MKV, 3D WMV.

Just choose the format is not the whole story of this 3D Blu-ray Ripper, editing 3D Blu-ray movie will be more interesting, user can enter the 3D Blu-ray setting menu and choose 3D effects, such as: 3D Top-Bottom, 3D Anaglyph, 3D Side-by-Side. At the same time, user can adjust the 3D video related parameters, for example: :Video and audio codec, video size, video frame, etc. If you want to watch 3D Blu-ray better, adjust the 3D aspect ration is a good choice in the editing menu. More information about the vest 3D Blu-ray Ripper, user can refer to this.

How to Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with Original 3D Effects?

Step 1. Load Blu-ray Movie

This best 3D Blu-ray Ripper is easy to install on your PC, after the installation, open the 3D Blu-ray Ripper software. Insert Blu-ray into external connected Blu-ray drive on computer, on the main interface, click “File” > “Load from disc” to load 3D Blu-ray disc into the program, this software can detect the Blu-ray main title automatically, user don’t waste time to choose the main title.

load BD

Step 2. 3 Options to Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with Original 3D Effects

Option 1. Entire Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc

Some user like to watch 3D movie from the Blu-ray disc, user can backup entire 3D Blu-ray Disc which can keep all the 3D Blu-ray content. User can backup 3D Blu-ray to a blank Blu-ray disc for storage. Just click which is on the top tool bar on the mainly interface.

Option 2. Main Title Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc

Backup and copy Blu-ray to a blank Blu-ray with smaller video size, you can do this: Open the “Format” list and choose Copy > Directly Copy for 3D Bluray, you are able to copy the selected movie file in its original format without any extras. When directly copy a 3D Blu-ray movie, you will get a file as output which is without advertisementssidelights, external clips, chapters, etc.

3d copy

Option 3. 3D Blu-ray Digital Video Backup

Do you want to watch 3D Blu-ray on VR headset? How to do that? You can choose to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray to other popular 3D digital video formats which can be supported by most VR headset, like: Google Cardboard, just click “Format” , at the format list, you can choose "3D Video", there are 5 video formats are waiting for you, such as: 3D MP4, each video format includes 3 3D effects: 3D Top-Bottom, 3D Anaglyph, 3D Side-by-Side.

output format for Gear VR

Step 3. Adjust 3D Video Effect (Optional)

Even though this 3D Blu-ray Ripper has preinstalled all the video settings for user, if you want to pursue better 3D effect, you can click the pen which is at the top of main interface, the enter the video editing window, here, you can cut the video for small size, then upload tomYoutube to share with friends, you can replace the audio and add your favourite audio to video. More features are waiting for you to explore.

Adjust output 3D profile settings

Step 4. Start 3D Blu-ray Backup Progress

All the settings are done, then you can go back to the main interface, click "Browse" to chose the output 3D video save location, then start the exciting 3D Blu-ray backup progress by clicking "Convert", wait for a while, you can get your dream 3D video.

Are you satisfied with this 3D Blu-ray Ripper? Good news, DVD is also supported by this Blu-ray Ripper, if you have any DVD and Blu-ray issue, find this Blu-ray Ripper, all the problems will be gone. Hope this software will be your favourite Blu-ray assistant.

Original article: Backup 3D Blu-ray Disc with Original 3D Effects

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How to Backup DVDs to External Hard Drive http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/28/how-to-backup-dvds-to-external-hard-drive/ Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:51:57 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5066 There are many ways to get DVD movie: Buy the DVD from Amazon or DVD store, or rent the DVD disc for some time, borrow the DVD from friends and so on. Whatever you are the DVD owner or not, a DVD disc can’t be kept for too long time. Because the DVD is plastic material which is easy to be damaged or scratched. At this condition, backup DVD to external hard drive is the wisdom choice which can protect and keep the DVD content forever.

In addition, you don’t worry about sending the DVD to DVD store or your friends in hurry, what’s more, backup DVD to external hard drive, you can save more storage space or get more playback options. You can stay in bed and watch DVD on TV. When you go outside, you can play DVD on PC, laptops and so on. So convenient. So great idea, how to realize? User need a powerful DVD Ripper which is the best way to backup DVD to external hard drive, following will tell you the details.

How to Choose A DVD Ripper to Backup All DVDs to External Hard Drive?

Most users are struggled to find a best DVD Ripper or DVD copy tool. There are too many DVD Ripper software which will affect user to make the final and wisdom decision, some user don’t know how to choose a DVD ripper as the DVD assistant, following is the basic standard for choosing a DVD Ripper or DVD backup tool

Point 1. Want to Remove DVD Protection Hinder?

Most DVD is protected by various DVD protection, such as: CSS, RC, RCE, APS, UOPs and Sony ARccOS, DVD region code, etc. If the DVD ripper can’t remove the DVD protection, it’s hard to define it as the best DVD ripper.

Point 2. Want Multiple Output Format?

DVD disc is single but user can backup DVD to external hard drive for various purposes with a DVD Ripper, good DVD Ripper can provide user many video formats options, user can backup DVD to ISO/IFO file, or VOB folder, best of all, use can backup DVD to MKV, MP4, H.264, WMV, AVI and so on. Some DVD Ripper only can support limited video format or one video format, so poor.

Point 3. Want to Get 3D Enjoyment?

VR is coming to our life, 3D video is the hot topic, want to enjoy 3D movie from DVD? User can rip and backup DVD to 3D video, then watch the 3D video by VR headset. Some DVD Ripper can’t support 3D effect, what a pity, of course, more powerful, more better.

Point 4. Want to Experience 4K Video?

4K TV has become the main stream popular entertainment, If a DVD Ripper can update 1080p to 4K video, that’s too cool. User can save much money on buying a high quality 4K video from Amazon.

Point 5. Want the Fast Speed?

Can you stand waiting for 3 or more hours at the PC? DVD movie capacity is huge, backup DVD to external hard drive is a long time, if a DVD Ripper can speed up the conversion progress, that’s so great.

Best DVD Ripper For Backup All DVDs to External Hard Drive

Above features are the main function that an excellent DVD Ripper should has, some software can provide the multiple video formats, but can’t remove the latest DVD protection. Some DVD Ripper can backup DVD to external hard drive with fast speed, but user can’t get the 3D or 4K option…, Is there a perfect DVD Ripper which can satisfy above all features? You’re lucky to be here, ByteCopy for Windows/Mac is your dream DVD Ripper.

This software not only can support above DVD backup features, also can support Blu-ray. Best of all, this software can provide user the various video editing features, user can make the special video for watching or upload Youtube for share. Want to know more information, user can read this review. Following will show you this DVD Ripper powerful function.

How to use the Best DVD Ripper to Backup All DVDs to External Hard Drive?

Step 1. Load DVD movies

First step is very easy to do which is similar to playing DVD on PC, user need to inset DVD to PC by DVD drive, then open the DVD Ripper software, click"File", choose "Load from disc", this software can detect the DVD mian title automatically,user don;t waste time to find.

Copy DVD to External Hard Drive - Add DVDs

Step 2. 3 Ways to Backup DVD to External Hard Drive

Way 1. 1:1 Full Copy DVD to External Hard Drive

User can backup entire DVD to external hard drive which means to keep all the information in DVD movies, including main title, advertisement, chapter markers, review and the whole audio/subtitle streams. Click on the top of the menu.

Way 2. Copy main title of DVD to External Hard Drive

This way, user just keep the the main title of the original DVD disc. It will save many space on the external hard drive. Navigate to "Format" > "Copy" > "Directly Copy”"

bytecopy directly copy

Way 3. Convert DVD to Digital Video Format

Even though ISO or VON folder is a good choice, but most video player and devices can play digital video format better than ISO or VOB folder, so backup DVD to digital video format, user can have more wide options. In this software, user can copy DVD to lossless MKV to store on external hard drive, because user can get a MKV file which quality will be lossless. Click “Format” > “Multi-track Video” > “lossless MKV”. Of course, user also can select other video format, such as: AVI, MP4MOV, WMV, MPEG, etc, it’s up to you.

dvd to lossless mkv

Step 3: Start to copy DVD to external hard drive

Click “Convert” to start to copy or convert DVDs to ecternal hard drive. When the process ends, open output folder to locate the DVD rips. Then put the DVD backups on your any external hard drive.

In general, it’s so easy, just 3 clicks, user can backup DVD to external hard drive. By the way, this software can support batch 1:1 backup DVD conversion which will save you much time and energy. Hope you can choose this software as your best DVD Ripper.

Original article: How to Backup DVDs to External Hard Drive

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Fix MP4 Files Play Slow on a Computer http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/25/fix-mp4-files-play-slow-on-a-computer/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:47:16 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5043 Can You Play MP4 on A Computer Smoothly?

MP4 is the most popular video format which can be supported by most meida players. However some users feedback that MP4 files play slow on a computer, watch a MP4 video time is so long. The tearing, stuttering, slow or choppy MP4 playback on a computer really makes user go crazy. Nobody wants to watch a 2 hours video with 5 hours. There are many reasons cause this issue, from the constant test and verify, this article will analyze this terrible condition in detail and provides the effective solutions for you to play MP4 on computer without waiting.

MP4 is not only the simple video format which contains video and audio data for computer playback. "MP4" is a video container and holds different video and audio parameters, such as: Video codec, video size, video resolution, and so on. All the factors can affect the playback speed that user plays MP4 on a computer. Of course the computer related configuration and running programmes also can cause this issue.

How to Fix MP4 Play Slow on a Computer Issue?

From above iformation, following provides the corresponding solutions for your reference, I can’t make all the ways can work 100%, because different computer configuration and different media players type can get different results, Don’t ignore it and if a patron comes with such kind of problem, try and give it a test. Hope one way can help you to play MP4 on a computer as fast as you want.

Solution 1: Change Power Setting

Sometimes the power can cause this issue, user can check the power settings, because "USB selective suspend" is probably turned on. If you own a laptop, this might not be the best setting to change but it still might be the solution to your problem.

1. Start menu -> type into search "power" and choose Power Options under Control Panel results

2. Find your power plan and click "Change plan settings", then "change advanced power settings"

3. Scroll down until you find "USB settings", there change "USB selective suspend" to disabled

4. Apply -> OK -> close both windows

Solution 2: Computer Running Programmes

When users are watching MP4 video and runing other programmes, various programmes will occupy the speed and CPU loading which will affect the MP4 playback speed. User can do the following steps to improve the MP4 playback.

1. Close all windows that are not required.

2. Disable add-ons and other toolbars.

3. Shut down unnecessary programs.

4. Remove all the startup programs from startup window.

Solution 3: Update Graphics Driver

Mention to MP4 playback, computer graphics driver is important. Graphics driver will send the information to video hardware-either a discrete video card or the integrated graphics chip in your processor-how to handle every type of video program you are running. If the graphics driver version is too old, it means that graphics driver can’t send the information to your computer video hardware quickly, then the the driver may get the information slowly, even can have errors that lead to slow playback. So user need to keep the driver updated.

Solution 4: Damaged MP4 Video File

If user replace another MP4 video and play on a computer smoothly, only one particular MP4 plays slowly on a computer, most reason is that the MP4 file is damaged. Video file errors often occur these error phenomenon: video slowdown, video skipping, stuttering or the inability to use the seek bar. User can download the video from the source website again.

Best Way to Solve MP4 Play Slow on a Computer Issue

Above solutions are just basic. One condition is complicated, the MP4 files codec is not best supported by media player, even though MP4 can be suported by most media players, the different media player support different MP4 codec, if the MP4 codec is not the media player supported, media player must decode the MP4 files which will cause the slow play. Video resolution is fatal, too high MP4 resolution will cause this issue too. So the best way is to optimize the MP4 video with a third video converter.

Here, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a professional video converter which can convert MP4 to any video format which can be supported by Windows Media Player, VLC, QuickTime Player, etc without quality loss. This MP4 video converter provides user 250+ formats, such as: H.264, MKV, AVI, H.265, M3U8, MOV, WMV, Apple ProRes, MPEG-2 etc. You can choose anyone you want.

4K MP4 can bring user the high video quality enjoyment, however, 4K video needs the high resolution, PC configuration, etc. If the PC can’t support 4K video or can’t play 4K video smoothly, user can compress 4K MP4 to HD MP4 or SD MP4 which can be played smoothly. Best of all, user can enjoy 3D MP4 video in this MP4 video converter by converting 2D MP4 to 3D MP4, this software allows user to choose 3D video: 3D SBS MP4, 3D TAB MP4, 3D Anaglyph MP4.

About the video high resolution, user also can adjust the video size, frame rate which can reduce the video. At the same time, user can change the video and audio codec to the best supported format at the setting menu. The excellent MP4 video converter can support video editing, for example: Add the subtitles in MP4 video, user can add SRT, SSA, ASS subtitles, add the watermark or text to MP4, adjust the MP4 video effect, etc. When user want to share MP4 on Camtasia Studio 8, iMovie, FCP, FCE, Premiere Pro, etc. User can cut the video to the standard video length.

How to Convert MP4 on a Computer(Windows) with MP4 Video Converter?

Step 1. Load MP4 files to MP4 Video Converter

Click “Add Vide/Audio” or “Add from folder” button to load your MP4 files video or audio files. You can load any MP4 format, such as: MPEG-4 MP4, H.264 MP4, H.265 MP4, DivX MP4

free video dvd converter ultimate load dvd video

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Click “Format” bar, and select .mp4, .wmv etc from “Common video” or “HD video” to choose your desire format which is the best supported format of the media player on your computer. Then click "Browse" to choose the output file save location.

MPEG-1 format

Step 3. Adjust Output File Parameters (Optional)

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, user can flexible adjust the output profile parameters including video codec (H.264 or H.265), resolution (1080P or small), bit rate, frame rate(30fps), audio codec(mp3, aac, etc), sample rate, channels(stereo, Dolby Digital or 5.1 surround), etc.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all settings are completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the MP4 video conversion. Then user can play MP4 on a compuer happily.

In fact, this MP4 video conveter is so easy to master, user just need 3 clicks, a complicated issue is solved. Good news, this software not only can support other video import, such as: AVI,WMV, MKV, MPEG, etc. also can load DVD and BD disc and folder, so cool. I believe this software will be your best video assistant.

Original article: Fix MP4 Files Play Slow on a Computer

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How to Play MP4 on VLC http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/18/how-to-play-mp4-on-vlc/ http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/18/how-to-play-mp4-on-vlc/#respond Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:23:17 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=5002 Can You Play MP4 on VLC Smoothly?

VLC is a powerful video player which can play most any video formats, such as: MP4, MPEG-1, WMV, H.264, etc. However many VLC old user feedback some issues that can’t play MP4 on VLC on Mac, they often meet the following conditions when playing the MP4 on VLC.

Issue 1: User is trying to play a mp4 file, click on it to play get the sound but no video, (screen is black), however if user try the same file in media player classic it plays fine, what’s happenig?

Issue 2: VLC skips some MP4 video clips when user is playing MP4 video

Issue 3: Input MP4 files and open VLC, nothing happens, why?

Basic Ways to Play MP4 on VLC Happily

By collecting abundant data and frequent test, we find the following solutions for your reference, hope to help you to play MP4 on VLC smoothly.

Solution 1: About user can’t watch the video frames and only listen to the sound, sounds like an overlay setting is wrong. User cna do the following to do test.

Open "Control Panel" >Display>Advanced>Troubleshoot" and move the hardware acceleration slider down to about 1/3 to 1/4 and see if the video works then. If so, you have a problem with your overlay settings. VLC does have some overlay settings you might try in "Tools>Preferences>Video Settings>Accelerated video output"(Overlay) first.

Solution 2: When user is playing MP4 on VLC and meet the video skip phenomenon, user can try these:

Option 1: MP4 file is playing from a local hard drive

User need to look for the "File Caching (ms)" option under "Advanced" on the right-hand side.The caching value here is set in milliseconds, so setting the value to 1000 will buffer for 1 second (the default is 300, or 0.3 seconds). The problem with setting this option too large is that if you want to manually skip to a new point in the file, there will be a larger lag while the content is buffered again.

Option 2: MP4 is located on a network share

User can change the caching value for “Network Caching (ms)”. For illustration, following has shown the value set to 1 second, but this setting can be used to buffer as much as you want, whether it’s 5 seconds or 20 seconds. However much you need to eliminate the skipping on your network.

vlc setting

Best Way to Play MP4 on VLC Without Any Trouble on Mac

Maybe above solution can solve most issue taht play MP4 on VLC, however, about user can’t play the MP4 on VLC, it’s a little complicated, most reason is that the video codec issue. Because MP4 is a video container which holds different video codec and audio codec, if video or audio codec that VLC can’t support, user will can’t watch MP4 on VLC happily, for example:Video codec issue, user can’t watch the video. Audio codec issue, user can’t listen to the music. Video and audio codec both can’t supported by VLC, what a pity, user can’t watch video and listen to the audio, quick review is useful for you.

Some user are the PC beginner or not too familar with PC operation. If there is a software can help user to do all the click job and solve all the MP4 on VLC issue, that’s too nice. You’re lucky here, from the constant exploration, iMedia Converter for Mac is your dream software which is a professional VLC Video Converter. Why this software stands out from the drastic software competition? Following is the true reasons:

No 1. For most user, VLC’s interface just seems clunky, and overall isn’t as stable. This VLC Video Converter won’t let you down, user can own a safe and clean software.

No 2. This VLC Video Converter accupy the lower CPU and RAM, user don’t worry the software break off or any other unstable, in addition, user cna do batch video conversion.

No 3. This VLC Video Converter not only can support Mac system, Windows user also can own a perfct software which is the brother of the VLC Video Converter on Mac: Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate

No 4. Perfect video conversion, user can convert MP4 to VLC other supported video formats, like MPEG-1, FLV, AVI, H.265, etc. Also user can keep the MP4 video and adjust the video and audio codec at the setting menu. Option is up to you.

No 5. This VLC Video Converter also has a big and multiple video editing world. User can change the default subtitle track, adjust the video length by timing. if user want to clip something from a movie, this software can satisfy you too. What’s more, add watermark, add subtitles, add text are all waiting here for you.

How to use the MP4 to VLC Video Converter?

Step 1. Load MP4 to VLC Video Converter

After the successful installation, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from Folder” to load unsupported MP4 to VLC Video Converter. In addition, load ISO/IFO files to it, DVD and BD disc are also supported too. So cool.

load file

Step 2. Choose or Set MP4 to VLC Compatible Format

Option 1. Choose MP4 to VLC Playable Format.

If user don’t want to change the codec, convert MP4 is a good choice. Click “Format”, from its drop-down option, choose one of VLC best playable video formats such as “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” main category.

Choose output file formats

Option 2. Adjust MP4 to VLC Supported codec

Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window to tweak the output video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate or channels, etc according to your own needs. here user can set the MP4 video and audio codec for playing on VLC smoothly.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 3: Edit MP4 video (Optional)

Want to get a special MP4 video? Check an item to active the “Video Editor” function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the “Video Editor” window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc. If not want to do, skip to step 4.

edit video

Step 4. Carry out the Conversion Process.

After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to convert MP4 to VLC readable video and audio file formats.

TIP: Want to know the VLC Supported Formats, please refer to here:

Container Formats:

3GP, ASF, AVI, DVR-MS, FLV, Matroska(MKV), MIDI, QuickTime File Format, MP4, Ogg, OGM, WAV, MPEG-2 (ES, PS, TS, PVA, MP3), AIFF, Raw audio, Raw DV, MXF, VOB, RM, DVD-Video, VCD, SVCD, CD Audio, DVB

Video Format:

Cinepak, Dirac, DV, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, HuffYUV, Indeo 3, MJPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, RealVideo 3&4, Sorenson, Theora, VC-1, VP5, VP6, VP8, VP9, DNxHD, Prores and some WMV

Audio Formats:

AAC, AC3, ALAC, AMR, DTS, DV Audio, XM, FLAC, It, MACE, Mod, Monkey’s Audio, MP3, Opus, PLS, QDM2/QDMC, RealAudio, Speex, SCreamtracker 3/S3M, TTA, Vorbis, WavPack, WMA (WMA 1/2, WMA 3 partially).

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Upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/14/upload-xsplit-gamecaster-recordings-to-youtube/ http://open-media-community.com/2017/04/14/upload-xsplit-gamecaster-recordings-to-youtube/#respond Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:21:51 +0000 http://open-media-community.com/?p=4994 People who like to play games, XSplit Gamecaster is a good software to share gameplay with others, user can live stream and record game without complicated setup and configuration, then upoload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings toYoutube, Vimeo, Facebook in high quality resolutions for video editing. Sounds so great? However most user say that can’t upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings toYoutube, Vimeo, Facebook smoothly. This article will analyze his isue and provide user the best way to share XSplit Gamecaster Recordings on Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook happily.

Why Can’t Upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook?

Reason 1. The network signal is good enough? Some XSplit Gamecaster Recordings capacity are huge which need a high upload speed, if the network speed is too weak, user will fail to upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook.

Reason 2. Check the browser version is the latest or not? some old browser also cause user fail to upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook.

Reason 3. If the network signal and browser are both good, the reason is that the video related parameters are not compatible with these app, because a video file holds various parameters which all can affect user to upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube,Vimeo, so first thing is to know Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook support video spec, then find the true reason.

TIP: Upload XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook: Video Spec

Type

Youtube Vimeo Facebook

Resolution

2160p(4K)

1440p(2K)

1080p

720p

480p

360p

4K

2K

1080p

720p

SD

4K

2K

1080p

720p

Frame Rate

<60fps <60fps  <30 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9, 4:3 16:9  

Bitrate

1 Mbps-68 Mbps(base on different resolution) 1 Mbps-12 Mbps(base on different resolution)

1 Mbps-20 Mbps(base on different resolution)

Best Video Format

AVI, 3GPP, MOV, MPEG or .MPG, FLV, M4V (H.264), WMV,WEBM (HTML5) H.264, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) H.264(AAC).MOV, MP4
Video Size <2GB <5GB <4GB

Video Time

<15 minutes N/A <20 minutes

Best XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter is Your Best Assistant

When you find the video resolution, Frame Rate, or Video Size, even Video Format is not matched with Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook, how to do? Don’t worry, these issues all can be solved with a XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter. Here, you can try you can try iMedia Converter for Mac which is a professional XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter, Windows user also can download this software.

First, about the video format incompatibility issue, this XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter allows user to import any video: 4K, 2K, HD, SD, etc. There are 250+ video formats are waiting for you to choose, user can choose the best video format which is supported by Youtube, Vimeo, Facebook. From the above table, H.264 MP4 is the best format which can be acceptable by most apps. This software give user a perfect converted video without losing quality.

Video format has no problem, however other video parameters are not good, how to change? In this XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter, user can enter the setting menu and adjust the video codec, video bitrate, video resolution, user also can adjust the audio codec, audio channels and so on. By the way, user can set the 4K video resolution by manual.

If the video time is over the spec, how to adjust? Relax, just enter the XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter editing world, you cna find a big big world. At here, you can cut the video for better uploading XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook, worry about the black bars? This XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter provides the Crop feature which can remove the video black bars easily. Adjust the video Aspect Ratio is not a big problem with this software, user have 7 options to choose.

What’s more, do you want to make the special video for sharing online? Add the subtitles in video is a good selection, this XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter allows user to add SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles, also user can add the watermark in video, replace the audio and so on. More features are waiting for you to explore. You can read this article to know more.

How to Use the XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter?

Step 1. Add video to XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter

Convert videos, audios, click on “Add Video” button to add video to XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter.

load video source

Step 2. Set Video for Better Uploading to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook.

Based on different reasons user can choose different step to set the video, for example:

Option 1. Video Format Issue

Are you worrying about the video Format? Click on "Format", at the drop-down list, you can select any your desired video, audio format which are supported by Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook as the output video files, such as: H.264 MP4 which can be supported by any apps, also you can choose other video formats which can be supported by above apps: AVI, MOV, etc.

Choose output file formats

Option 2. Video Parameters Issue

Click "Setting" menu, open the setting window, user can adjust the video and audio parameters, user just need to adjust the video and audio related data to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook best supported type, all the issues will be solved. Details can refer to the following picture.

Adjust output profile parameters

Option 3. Video Length Issue

The video size is too big or the video time is too long? Here you can cut the video and choose the best clips you like, then update the new XSplit Gamecaster Recordings to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook. User also do the following action to make the video more special.

Split and merge: Split a large video into several smaller files in average especially for Android; combine more than one video footage into one large file with natural transition.

Insert subtitles: Attach SRT, ASS, or SSA subtitles into original video to create the personal movie for watching.

Add video effects: Adjust volume, brightness, saturation, resolution or apply artistic visual effects to movies.

edit video

Step 3. Start Video Conversion

After all the settings are done, just click "Convert" button to begin the magic video conversion process, just wait for a while, you can get a brand new video files.

Is it easy to do? just click here, click there, all the issues will be solved on this XSplit Gamecaster Video Converter, also user can deal with DVD and Blu-ray video and upload to Youtube,Vimeo, Facebook. In addition, user can watch the video on the preview windows, so cool. Hope this software will be your video assistant.

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