Stream Blu-ray on TV via Android Box in lossless MKV
You can choose to stream Blu-ray on TV via external heavy Blu-ray drive. Or you also can choose to rip Blu-ray to NAS and other home server then watch Blu-ray movies on Smart TV via Android Box without using discs and worrying discs scratch. Which way is better? Obviously, it is the latter one. To preserve the lossless quality and consider the format compatibility with TV, here suggests you to rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV for viewing on TV via Android Box.
In the market, lossless Blu-ray to MKV converter is rare. As far as know, only MakeMKV and Pavtube ByteCopy can rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV. So the article shows you how to backup Blu-ray to lossless MKV for watching on TV via Android box.
Part 1: Rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV for TV and Android Box with MakeMKV
1. Download and install MakeMKV. The program is completely free during the beta-testing phase, but that may change when the final release is available, so get the software while you can.
2. Put a Blu-ray movie into your PC’s Blu-ray drive, and click the Blu-ray button in the middle of the screen.
3. MakeMKV will scan the disc to identify the titles to rip.
4. When the software is done, select the location for your movie in the Output Folder menu box, click Make MKV, and wait. Expect an average Blu-ray disc to take at least 30 minutes to rip to your hard drive.
Part 2: Rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV for TV and Android Box with ByteCopy
1. Download and install Pavtube ByteCopy <Mac version><review>on your computer.
2. Insert your Blu-ray to Blu-ray drive and keep networked. Now it’s time to import Blu-ray into the software after launching it. Click “Load files” icon to choose Blu-ray source for importing. The program will automatically detect the main title of Blu-ray movies to convert.
3. In the dropdown list of Format menu, you can find “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV (* mkv)” under “Multi-track Video” catalogue. It will save multiple video, audio and subtitle tracks form original Blu-ray in output MKV and you won’t suffer any quality loss.
Note: In default settings, all the tracks are checked for output mkv files. If you wan to uncheck the unnecessary track, click “Settings” on the interface to get it done.
4. When everything is ready, you can click “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray to lossless MKV for viewing on Smart TV via Android box. Once finished, go to “Open” the generated MKV files.
Finally, store your Blu-ray rips to Home server, a NAS, a Western Digital Media Server, a Roku, whatever. Then use the media extender Android TV Box cast the movies to TV to realize the Blu-ray playback on TV via Android box.
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