Learn how you can play Blu-rays through Emby Media Server fast, easy and hassle free by ripping and importing Blu-ray movies to Emby Media Server.
Emby is an Open Source Media Server and Client applications solution(previously named Media Browser), which now can be used to centralize all your media content, manage its metadata and artwork, access your content on a multitude of different devices, share content with family and friends and more! If you have lots of movies on Blu-ray discs, it would be nice to have all these movies backed up and saved to Emby Media Server for watching anytime you want. If you’re looking for an easy way to achieve your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Just read on to learn how to rip Blu-ray to Emby Media Server for storage and sharing.
It’s obvious that Emby Media Server can’t support Blu-rays; while, if you have the ripped Blu-rays that maintain the original Blu-ray file structure, you still need a Blu-ray ripping tool to reformat these Blu-ray files. That’s because the playback of folder rip structures and ISO is only fully supported by clients that natively support Blu-ray (or DVD). In this case, you need to rip and convert Blu-rays into a file that can be streamed by the Emby media server.
To rip Blu-rays to Emby media server quickly and easily, EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper is highly recommended. With it, you can easily convert the commercial Blu-ray movies to Emby compatible video files with high quality and fast speed. It aims to solve this problem by giving us the ability to store our purchased physical Blu-ray and DVD discs to local computer, hard drive then stream over a home network for Emby Media Server and ipod touch, Samsung Galaxy s2, HTC one X+ playback. It’s professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more.
The equivalent Mac version is EaseFab Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which can rip and convert Blu-ray movies to Emby Media Sever on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included). Just get the right version according to your computer’s operating system and follow the steps below to copy Blu-ray movies to Emby Media Sever for streaming with ease.
Guide: Ripping Blu-rays off for moving to Emby Media Server
Step 1: Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray Ripper and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO.
Step 2: Click Profile and choose MP4 video from Common Video, which can be recognized by Emby well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it. And then click the Browse button to specify an output folder to save the converted files.
Tip: If you need, you can also click “Settings” to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.
Step 3: The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to Emby media server.
After the conversion, click the Open button to locate the resulted videos. Now it would be available for you to view Blu-ray movies through Emby Media Server or for sharing.