Rip/Backup Blu-ray to Laptop to Watch Without External Player
Recently, I have been using a nice Blu-ray Ripper to create digital copies of my Blu-ray library on my personal laptop–this way I can enjoy my movies on the go without bothering with an external player. I have tried official digital copies in the past, but DRM usually means that switching hard drives or computers makes the movies unusable. But this Blu-ray Ripper I used is great because I can have full-HD copies and don’t have to resort to any shady download sites. So, I want to share my discovery and experience here, to those who are on their way to search for a way to watch Blu-ray without an external player.
This excellent Blu-ray Ripper I want to introduce to you is Pavtube BDMagic. I heard about Pavtube BDMagic online and it was featured in a list of the best Blu-ray ripping programs. In my practical probe, I discover that it has rich features that I think is the factors that lead it to be the best Blu-ray ripping programs:
Both Windows and Mac version
It is a sweet design. It is released as two versions: BDMagic for Windows and BDMagic for Mac. Its Mac version has updated to support Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite 10.10/10.9 and Mavericks 10.9.
Wide range of output format
In my initial requirement, I hope that this Blu-ray ripper can rip and backup Blu-ray to laptop to watch without external player in MP4 format. Later, I find that its output format list contains H.265, M3U8, WMV, MOV, MP4, M4V,AVI, MKV, VOB…
Support to output various device format
It has many optimized device format for Android, iPhone, iPad, Sony PS Vita, PSP, PS3, Samsung Series, etc which has been set with the most suitable video/audio parameters. It also enables you to rip Blu-ray to Micro SD Card, 3D LG TV, 4K Projector, | Popcorn Hour A-400 and other devices.
Customize personal video
In its built-in video editing tool, you are allowed to trim video footage, crop unwanted area, add SRT, ASS, SSA subtitles, add watermark to customize your personal video.
Free download and install BDMagic:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-ripper/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-BDMagic/3000-7970_4-75922877.html
The following guide is based on Windows system:
How to rip and backup Blu-ray to laptop to watch without external player?
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movie
Click “File” to load your Blu-ray movie to this programme. It will automatically choose the main content to convert. If there are several language subtitles in your Blu-ray movies, you can select the language subtitle you want to show in your movie by “Subtitle”.
Step 2: Specify output format
In drop-down format list, I choose “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” as output format for my laptop. Of course, you also can choose AVI, MOV for your needs.
Tip: If the source movie has black area and you want crop it. You can click “Edit” and video editor interface will appear. Inside it, you can crop the black area, trim footage and add watermark.
Step 3: Start backup Blu-ray to laptop
After all settings done, hit on the “Convert” button and Blu-ray to laptop with the best video quality conversion process will get started. After the conversion completes, open output folder and you will find the converted movies.
After backed up Blu-ray to laptop, you can freely watch Blu-ray without external player like me. Just try this amazing Blu-ray ripper and enjoy convenience Blu-ray playback without external player on your laptop.