Upload DVDs to QNAP NAS for streaming with ease

This is an instructional article on showing how to share and upload DVD to QNAP NAS by ripping DVD to universally compatible MP4 or MKV files.


Nowadays, more and more softwares and freewares enrich our multimedia experience in Home Theater. The middle storage, like QNAP NAS plays an import role in the unit. Chances are you have a bunch of DVD collections in hand, may also wanna backup them into QNAP NAS for streaming anywhere, right? If you’re looking for an easy and quick way to upload DVDs to QNAP NAS for streaming via DLNA, JRiver Media Server, etc. read on to find the best solution.

To copy dozens of DVD movies to QNAP NAS, you need to get the content off the DVD disc as a protection-free and easily readable element for QNAP NAS. In this case, a powerful third-party software for backup DVD to QNAP NAS is necessary. There are many programs out there that allow you to make copies of your DVDs and let you watch them the way you want to view them. If you’re confused choosing a suitable one, I recommend you try EaseFab DVD Ripper (available for Windows and Mac users). It’s easy to use and make high quality copies of my DVDs.

The program can effortlessly decrypt the DVD protection and rip DVD to universally compatible MP4 or MKV files for QNAP NAS streaming with no quality loss. Besides converting, this DVD ripper also allows you to backup DVD movies with two options: Title Mode and Full Disc Mode are provided to let you copy the exact movie part you want. If you’re using a Mac, please turn to EaseFab DVD Ripper for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Here is how to do it.

Converting DVDs for uploading to QNAP NAS

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Insert the DVD disc into your computer’s optical drive, click “File” > “Load from disc” to load DVD disc into the program, apart from DVD disc, you can also use the program to load Video_TS folder, IFO or ISO image file into the program.


Step 2. Specify output format

Click “Profile” box and move mouse cursor to “Common Video” category. you can choose to MP4, MKV etc. compressed format as the target format.


Tip: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original Blu-ray while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset. Remember 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.

Step 3. Rip DVD movies to QNAP NAS

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Blu-ray ripper will start the conversion from DVD movies to MKV/MP4 for QNAP NAS and media player.

After the conversion, you can hit “Open” to quick locate the converted video; now you can stream converted DVD files through QNAP NAS to HDTV, Android tablet, DLNA device or other HD media player for wide sharing.

Read More:
How to rip DVD for plex streaming
How to upload DVDs to Dropbox
How to rip and upload DVD clips to YouTube

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