Backup DVD to WD My Passport Pro for Device Plex Playing
WD’s new external drive WD My Passport Pro is the first self-contained, fully portable Plex media server. With Plex, you can beam your locally stored media to any nearby devices. And the WD My Passport Wireless Pro isn’t just battery-powered, it can also create an impromptu Wi-Fi hotspot for connectivity to other devices. So if you load DVD movies to WD My Passport Pro up, you’ve got everything you need to bring your DVD library with you around the world. Now, let’s see how to copy DVD to WD My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra for Plex streaming.
To backup DVD to WD My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra, you need a DVD Ripper for macOS Sierra. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is an award-winning one among many choices in the market. It can rip any copy protected and region locked DVD discs to WD My Passport Pro in MP4, MOV, H.265, lossless MKV, AVI, etc common video formats with original video quality. Meanwhile, it also can 1:1 backup DVD movies to WD My Passport Pro keeping intact video structure and information. Directly DVD copy is also supported.
Besides backing up DVD Movies to WD My Passport Pro, this software enables you to customize your own video by the essential editor function like footage trimming, black area cropping, external subtitle addition, aspect ratio adjustment, etc. A/V codec, bitrate, frame rate, size, channel, sample rate are also allowed to be customized in DVD discs to WD My Passport Pro conversion. This DVD Ripper for macOS Sierra supports Mac OS X 10.12 macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, etc.
How to DVD to WD My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra for Plex?
Step 1: Load DVD Movies
Install this macOS Sierra DVD Ripper and insert your DVD to DVD drive. Click “File” > “Load From Disc” to import DVD movies. This software will scan and read the DVD disc itself and check the one it think it is the mian title. Normally, the longest chapter will be the main title chapter. You also can preview the title in the right window. A DVD often contains several languages. You can choose your wanted one in “Subtitle” and make the subtitle hard burn to your video. “Forced Subtitle” makes only foreign languages display on the screen.
Note: Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is also a Blu-ray Ripper for macOS Sierra so you can import Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray Folder, Blu-ray ISO to copy on macOS Sierra.
Step 2: Define output formats for WD My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra
Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac offers hundreds of video and audio formats. You can choose right format to convert DVD movies to WD My Passport DVD according to the ultimate use.
Specifically, you also can some optimized preset for TV, Android tablet, iPhone, iPad, PS3/PS4, Media Players, etc as the target formats in corresponding profile.
Step 3: Customize output video (Optional)
You can adjust video bitrate, resolution to determine the output video size and preview the size in “Settings”.
External srt, ass, ssa subtitles can be added to your original DVD movies in the process. Open “Video Editor” window, click the “Subtitle” bar and check “Enable”, then you will be able to browse and add subtitles that you have saved on local computer to the DVD movies.
Step 4: Start to copy DVD to Plex for WD My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra
Press the “Convert” button in the right-bottom and the DVD to My Passport Pro on macOS Sierra conversion process will start automatically. Once the process ends, just open the output folder to locate the generated video on macOS Sierra Mac computer.
Now, you can play DVD movies on your devices via WD My Passport Wireless Pro.
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Unlike the Media Server software for PCs and Nvidia’s Shield TV, the My Passport Wireless Pro cannot transcode media on-the-fly to ensure it’ll play on the Plex client device. That means you’ll need to make sure any video or music you plan on streaming from the portable drive to a Plex client—which can be installed on tablets, phones, PCs, et cetera—needs to be stored in a format that the client can already read.
Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is an all-in-one video converter that can convert MKV, MP4, MOV, TS, Tivo, WebM, VOB, ISO, MTS, H.265/HEVC, FLV, MP3, FLAC, etc to another format. So if you need to load media library to WD My Passport Pro, you can use it to integrate media to a more compatible format. It is one of the best 3 video converters for macOS Sierra.