Sunday, June 5, 2016

Rip Blu-ray/DVD to Roku Streamed via Emby Media Server

Emby Media Server has many client apps including: Kodi, Windows Media Center/XBOX 360 (MCE Extender), Android TV, Roku/Now TV boxes, Amazon Fire TV, some Samsung Smart TVs. This means that when you backed up Blu-ray collection to Emby Media Server, you can stream Blu-ray and DVD movies via Emby Media Server with Roku, Kodi, Nvidia Shield Android TV, Xbox 360, HD TV, etc without using the expensive Blu-ray/DVD discs any longer. So, this article here will teach you how to convert Blu-ray/DVD to Roku/Emby Server HD MP4 or MKV videos, so that you can preserve them on Emby Server or playback on Roku for sharing with your families and friends with ease. Learn >> Plex vs. Emby With Kodi

Q:”What’s the best tool for ripping Blu-ray/DVD to Roku Streamed via Emby server? I rip DVDs and Blu-ray video and convert them to various other videos that have sound or formatting issues and output MP4 or MKV for Roku streamed via Emby server. By the way, My media server PC (Emby Server) and streamed to one of 4 Roku’s in my home. ” 

As you know, Roku/Emby Media Server only plays a limited number of video formats out of the box. Blu-ray and DVD video format is not supported by Roku/Emby Media Server. That means you may have to convert Blu-ray and DVD to Roku/Emby Media Server playable format before playing it via USB drive or over your local network. 

With so plenty benefits of backing up Blu-ray/DVD to Emby Media Server, how to reach it? You can use a Blu-ray Ripper to help you rip commercial Blu-ray/DVD discs to Roku/Emby Media Server. 

Here I recommend you Pavtube BDMagic. I found this best Blu-ray/DVD ripper to be most impressive, yet easy-to-use and covers all my needs regarding a program to rip Blu-ray and DVD discs. It can easily rip any copy & region protected Blu-ray to Roku/Emby Media Server in digital version. It outputs MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, 3GP, H.265, M3U8, etc with original video quality so that you can stream Blu-ray via Emby Media Server on iPad, Samsung Galaxy S7, Roku, Xbox 360, PS4 enjoying. 

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How to Re-encode Blu-ray/DVD Collection to Roku/Emby Media Server in MP4/MKV? 

Step 1. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the best Blu-ray/DVD Converter for Roku/Emby Media Server and click “Load file(s)” icon to load movie from Blu-ray source(DVD Disc, folder, ISO). Set your wanted subtitles and audio track from the drop-down box of “Subtitles” and “Audio” tab. The mac version is Pavtube BDMagic for Mac

Note: A BD drive for ripping Blu-rays. 


Step 2. Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or MKV HD Video(*.mkv) as output format for Roku/Emby Media Server. MOV, MKV, AVI, etc can also be found in “HD Video” and “Common Video” 



If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa. 

Step 3: Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Blu-ray ripper will start the conversion from Blu-ray movies to MKV/MP4 for Roku/Emby Media Server After conversion, you can stream the converted Blu-ray movies through Emby Media Server to Roku, iPad Pro, Samsung UHD TV, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 or other DLNA-compliant devices for watching. 

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