Blu-ray is very popular in the world, for its incomparable storage space, excellent output quality in audio, video and supplements. But It can't be read directly on the computer by common DVD players or drives, It requires a Blu-ray drive. What's more, In order to protect Blu-ray movies from being pirated or even leaked to the public before public release, film makers carry out kinds of Blu-ray protections, such as Region Code, AACS, BD+, play list obfuscation, etc. Cause the Blu-ray movies can't play freely on computer or other portable devices. Blu-ray ripper or copy software is an effective way to be able to change or backup video files' format for people watch on different types of devices .
In the E-market, there are many software support Blu-ray disc to copy, ripper. But as a excellent copier/ripper software should be easy to learn to use with some basic configuration like lossless quality or better, operate simple and clear, work efficiently, provides a wide array of copy , compression and customization options,etc. Here introduce three most mainstream Blu-ray copier/ripper, it's Pavtube ByteCopy, DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper and DVDFab Blu-ray Copy.
DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper, ByteCopy and DVDFab Blu-ray Copy Overview
Pavtube ByteCopy is a powerful program with the ability of backing up Blu-ray/DVD collection to multi-track MKV without quality loss, ripping Blu-ray/DVD movies to MP4 and MOV with multiple audio streams, and converting Blu-ray/DVD from hard discs to virtually any popular video and audio format. Include export single SRT subtitle file, Ripping 2D/3D Blu-rays to 3D videos Save same 3D effect with original structure. Moreover, it has Various video editing functions to support you making your personality videos.
Key Features: Copy/Rip any Blu-ray/DVD to video/audio in formats, Support Blu-ray/DVD to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV and interlaced AVI; Lossless convert 2D Blu-ray/DVD to 3D Video;Save Blu-ray/ DVD to H.265/HEVC MP4 with better video quality. Full Disc Copy with 3D Blu-ray effect; Copy the entire Blu-ray/DVD without quality loss; Backup only main movie without extras Copy/Rip Blu-ray/DVD exceptionally easy and fast with high quality Export SRT Subtitles; Freely customize the output video Multi-threading, multi-core, batch conversion
DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper is enhanced to be able to rip 2D/3D Blu-rays to popular 2D or 3D videos, including H.265 and 4K videos, with various format choices efficiently and effortlessly.
Key Features: Rip Blu-ray to any mainstream audio formats,2D & 3D video formats Freely customize the output video Ensure a smooth Blu-ray ripping process and a perfect output video with quality Multi-threading, multi-core, batch conversion/back up
DVDFab Blu-ray Copy DVDFab Blu-ray Copy is a full-featured Blu-ray copier/burner/cloner powerful enough to copy any Blu-ray to any Blu-ray/DVD/AVCHD disc (with BD format, and only can be played on BD player) or to your hard drive. Also It can copy any BD 50 3D to BD 25 3D in the original format, copy 3D Blu-ray to 2D Blu-ray, and convert Blu-ray 3D to Blu-ray SBS 3D.
Key Features: Copy any Blu-ray to Blu-ray/DVD/AVCHD Disc or Hard Drive Lossless Clone DVD/Blu-ray 5 copy modes. :Full Disc,Main Movie,Customize,Clone/Burn,Merge Multi-threading, multi-core, batch back up
Above three of the most popular Blu-ray ripper/copier for people to use,maybe you have found the rip program seem similar to each other and contain copy function. So how to choose the best one to convert Blu-ray. Here make tests to compare the difference of the three software, through the comparison you will clearly know which one satisfied you best. Comparison of DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper, ByteCopy ,DVDFab Blu-ray Copy Software
Through the subject of Pavtube ByteCopy and DVDFab Blu-ray copy/ripper applications on ThinkPad to a battery of tests, the capability of each Blu-ray copy/ripper software is intuitively clear in the comparison chart. Following from the input, Copy/Rip, copy/conversion time, quality, usability, edit parameters to evaluate the three programs.
The above comparison chart shows Pavtube ByteCopy can input Blu-ray /DVD Discs,Blu-ray /DVD Folder,Blu-ray /DVD ISO Image File and the most popular 4K Blu-ray. There is no doubt Pavtube ByteCopy input options stronger than DVDFab Blu-ray copy/ripper.
Both Pavtube ByteCopy and DVDFab Blu-ray ripper support convert Blu-ray into 2D/3D video formats, but Pavtube ByteCopy contains more showing on the comparison table. Such as M3U8, MKV with multi-audio tracks and chapter markers,Multi-audio track MP4/MOV/AVI,Multi-audio track Apple ProRes, Samsung/LG/Sony/PanasonicTV, etc. Both Pavtube ByteCopy and DVDFab Blu-ray copy do full disc/ main movie copy, but Pavtube ByteCopy can't copy Blu-ray ISO image file or clone Blu-ray/DVD. Meanwhile DVDFab Blu-ray copy can't do Lossless 3D Blu-ray Copy or extract SRT subtitle. Generally, Pavtube ByteCopy combine the copy outputs with convert outputs together and win again.
Copy/Conversion Time Comparison:
By timed how long it took each application to complete a Blu-ray main movie conversion/copy in the same condition.In general, DVDFab Blu-ray ripper takes 3hours to convert a 2.5hours 18GB Blu-ray movie on ThinkPad. And DVDFab Blu-ray copy takes 2hours to copy a 2.5hours 18GB Blu-ray movie on ThinkPad. Pavtube ByteCopy save about 0.5 hour While converting a Blu-ray in the same conditional on thinkpad , Pavtube ByteCopy converting speed was more efficiently than DVDFab Blu-ray ripper. It takes 77% of cpu usage with full use of the 4 cores and DVDFab Blu-ray ripper only 60% not fully use all cores.
After copy/ convert Blu-ray content, we inspected the quality of both the video and audio by using NI Picture Quality Analysis (PQA) software with the NI Digital Video Analyzer to detect artifacts in digital audio and video content, And compared the copy against the original Blu-ray file. It turns out that only Pavtube ByteCopy produced lossless files with 3D effect. DVDFab Blu-ray copy/ripper had some problems such as hissing sounds, losing force subtitle.
Edit parameters Comparison:
It's obviously to find out that Pavtube ByteCopy video edit function is more powerful than DVDFab Blu-ray copy/ripper from the comparison chart. it allows to adjust output profile parameters, editing your videos by trim,crop,Adjust rightness, saturation and contrast,Add Video Watermark, apply special effect,etc, to make your own video.
The three programs were relatively straightforward to use, all of them have an intuitive interface that allow to convert directly, select content for conversion and access customization tools easily. But we found some particulars in DVDFab Blu-ray copy/ripper were not so humanized such as unstable for a while, Automatic Import Blu-ray disc, maybe it save some time to import Blu-ray disc，but it is hard to stop or cancel Automatic Import Blu-ray disc even found loading a wrong one. What's more, it's still take 30secs more than Pavtube ByteCopy to load in a same Blu-ray disc, While Pavtube ByteCopy done this in 8secs.
Overall speaking, Pavtube ByteCopy can do most of the DVDFab Blu-ray copy/riper, it combine the advantage of DVDFab Blu-ray copy/riper and add some other helpful function to expanding the practicability for users. Furthermore, ByteCopy compared with those marketing prices, material benefit is much. Pavtube ByteCopy software offers an easy way to make backup copies of your favorite movies and digitally archive your media library so you'll always have access to your movies, even if you lose the original discs. And it has a large library of conversion profiles for over a hundred devices, not just the ThinkPad. If you need to back up your DVD/Blu-ray discs or create 3D videos and more, you can choose the one you need.
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What is the first media player on Mac OS X El Capitan? Quicktime will be the one. Not because it is bundled with Mac OS X, just in that it's powerful media technology that works on Mac OS X El Capitan with just about every popular video or audio format you come across. Its playable audio and video formats just like the same sheet:
Although QuickTime supports many video formats, as we all seen, Blu-ray is not in the list. So if you have many Blu-ray movies, no matter from your paid Blu-ray discs or downloaded from internet, how do you watch Blu-ray movies on QuickTime Mac OS X El Capitan?
Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is exactly designed for this problem. This Blu-ray to QuickTime converter enables you to rip and backup Blu-ray to QuickTime playable formats at ultra fast time with high video quality. What's more, it is updated to support the Mac OS X El Capitan and Yosemite 10.10. So you can rip Blu-ray on your Mac OS X El Capitanand Mac Yosemite 10.10/10.9. It also can play Blu-ray movies of region A, region B and region C.
If you are the lucky ones who have tried these Rift CV1 on macOS Sierra/El Capitan, both in versions for the Rift CV1 to the recent macOS Sierra/El Capitan as well as 3D MKV movies to Rift CV1, sure you've fallen in love with the virtual reality with its endless possibilities. They open when live experiences, enjoy the games from completely new perspectives and, of course, when it comes to watching 3D MKV movies in the famous film that comes standard with the glasses. On the other hand, just like other devices, Rift CV1 users are also likely to experience various technical problems, especially when playing 3D MKV videos 3D effects. One of the common problems you might often experience is "Audio missed" or "Unsupported errors". If you don't have any idea of how to fix these problems, just read on for details.
A very common problem macOS Sierra/El Capitan users ave is playing 3D MKV movies. When you Mac tried to open 3D MKV files on Mac to Rift CV1, you'll commonly receive an error message along the lines of this is not a movie file. Actually, Rift CV1 doesn't support the MKV or HD MKV files natively. This gets really annoying if you come across a 3D MKV file and want to watch it on your Mac. Fortunately, there are a lot of options to help you play an 3D MKV file in the macOS Sierra/El Capitan.
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In fact, 3D MKV files in 3D SBS(Side-by-Side) work on Rift CV1, but the audio has to be encoded in AAC or MP3 for stereo. AC3 and DTS were removed because of high licensing costs. You can either wait till a developer brings a Rift CV1 VR player which supports also custom codecs or you can convert your video files to ACC audio or root your phone and add codecs for AC3/DTS. However, the easy and effective solution is to re-encode your 3D MKV files to Rift CV1 more compatible format to get them play nicely. Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is the bee's knees, which can help you easily solve the 3D MKV and Rift CV1 no sound problem.
Overall, the program is a professional 3D MKV Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. With it, you can fast convert MKV to Rift CV1 supported file type like MP4, MKV in .mp3, .aac audio. Best of all, this software allows you to convert 3D MKV to 3D videos such as MKV Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Top-bottom 3D Video, MP4 Side-by-Side 3D video (See The Differences Between SBS 3D, Anaglyph 3D and Top/Bottom 3D ) , which can be played on Rift CV1 perfectly. If you are Windows users, please turn to Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows. Now, we will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting 3D MKV to Rift CV1 supported video.
How to convert MKV to Rift CV1 supported format without quality loss
Step 1. Load movies files to the software
You can either click "Add" button to import MKV files you want to upload to YoubTube. Also you can directly drag and drop the files into this program.
ISO to MKV Ripper
Step 2. Select the 3D MKV as output format
Click "Profile" and find "3D Video". there are a lot of format options for you. Here you can recommended to select MP4-3D or MKV-3D as the output format.
SBS 3D MKV video
Step 3. Specify video/audio parameters
Click Settings button to adjust video/audio parameters like video resolution, bitrate, audio codec, audio channel. According to my experience, anything over 720p does nothing but turn battery energy into heat, due to the screen resolution.
3D SBS MKV settings
Step 4. Start encoding 3D MKV to Rift CV1
Click Convert button to start converting 3D movies MKV to Rift CV1 friendly video. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos by clicking the Open button.
Tips: Add 3D MKV movies on Rift CV1 watching
To watch your 3D MKV movies on Rift CV1, however, there is an additional step, and it's not entirely straightforward.
The following will allow for perfect 3D playback of videos set up in a SBS format. SBS format means the left and right video channels are contained within the same file and appears as a near-mirror image when played back using a standard media player. To view your SBS 3D video files on your Rift CV1, follow these steps:
1. On your MicroSD card file directory, navigate to Oculus > Movies > Your Movies 2. Create a new folder within "Your Movies" and label it "3D" 3. Import or move your SBS 3D MKV movies into your newly created "3D" folder
Once you have created your 3D MKV movies and imported compatible video files, insert your MicroSD card into your phone (if it isn't already), slide the phone in your Rift CV1, and put the virtual reality headset on your head. Then:
1. Navigate to Rift CV1 from the main menu 2. Navigate to "My Videos" from the Rift CV1 content library menu 3. Select the 3D video you wish to view (if you followed the above steps it should have a "3D" label in the upper righthand corner) 4. Choose the cinema mode to begin playback
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How to rip and copy DVD to VLC on Mac OS X is an everlasting and hot issue in all relevant digital copy, video conversion forums and bulletins. Backing up DVD to VLC means that you can enjoy your favorite DVD videos on computer conveniently and can protect your physical DVD disc from scratching. That's why many people choose to transfer DVD to VLC on Mac OS X. Here, this article will show you two methods to play DVD on VLC: Method one, rip DVD with VLC on Mac OS X; Method two, copy DVD to VLC with VLC Alternative on Mac OS X. Method one: How to rip DVD with VLC Media Player on Mac OS X El Capitan?
VLC is not just a media player. It allows you to rip your DVD as well. Here we will show you how to rip DVD movies with VLC. (Note : This tutorial is written for VLC 0.9.6 and up). Step 1: Start up VLC on Mac and load up DVD video. Under “Media”, click on “Convert/Save”
Step 2: When Open Media window appears, click DVD tab and browse the Disc device to make sure the field is pointing to the optical drive. Then navigate to “Convert/Save'
Step 3: Next the Convert screen opens where you can select a location for the ripped file.
Step 4: Give the file a name and a supported extension. For this example we ripped Lord of the Rings and gave it a MOV extension. If you don't label it with a supported file extension it will default to .ps (Program Stream) file.
Step 5: When all settings are done, the Convert screen will look something like this where we have the source drive and destination file with appropriate extension.
Finally, You should be able to play the converted file with other media players assuming you have the right codec.
Using VLC to rip DVD on Mac OS X takes too much time. And you will notice the converted movie in lower quality compared to the original. Also, VLC does not support the DVD with internal encryption so that it can't recognize protected DVD well and fail to extract movies from DVD successfully. In this case, you have to turn your eyes to VLC Alternative to solve the problem. Method two: How to copy DVD to VLC with VLC Alternative on Mac OS X El Capitan?
Pavtube DVDAid for Mac is recommended as VLC Altenative, which can 1:1 backup DVD protected without lossless quality. It enables you to rip DVD to VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan in H.265, M3U8,VOB, MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, DivX, etc, at fast speed. Not like VLC, it continuously upgrades with new decryption technology for new released DVD. And it can support the newest Mac OS X system, like El Capitan, Yosemite 10.10/10.9.
Free Download and Install DVD Ripper for Mac OS X El Capitan
How to rip DVD to VOB for VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan
Step 1. Import DVD to the app
Run Pavtube DVDAid on your Mac, and load your DVD disc by clicking the “File” icon and this process only takes you a few seconds.
Step 2. Copy DVD main movie
Click the format bar to follow “Copy” and “Directly copy”. Directly copy allows you to copy the main movie from your DVD disc without extras. If you want your converted DVD supported by more devices, take a try with other popular video formats suitable for your device. Please kindly note that Pavtube trial version only supports 6-time directly copy. dvdaid for mac vob format
Step 3.Start DVD to VOB conversion
Click the red button “Convert” on the main interface to start conversion from DVD to VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan. It will pop up a conversion window indicating the conversion progress from DVD to VOB. Both of the two method can achieve the process of DVD to VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan. Nevertheless, the latter method obviously is easier than the former one. and it has much faster DVD ripping speed than DVD ripping with VLC. What's the most important, ripping DVD to VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan with VLC Alternative can reserve the original video quality. Now, you can smoothly enjoy DVD on VLC. In addition: With Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, you can backup DVD to multi-track MKV for VLC on Mac OS X El Capitan with subtitles and audio tracks well preserved.
Summary: Are you troubled with how to downsize GoPro Hero 4K video to 1080p for playback and editing? Sometimes, 4K video can't be played properly most likely your computer is not able to process the data of the large HD files fast enough. Check out the tips below.
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We know that GoPro Hero cameras can capture professional-quality videos, for example Hero3 White can capture 1080p 30fps video, Hero3+ Silver can capture gorgeous 1080p 60fps video, Hero4 can take time lapse videos with high data rates, Hero4 Black can shoot incredible high-resolution 4K 30fps and 2.7K 60fps video and the high frame rate 1080p 120fps video.
What is the difference between 1080p and 4K resolution? A High Definition TV with 1080p resolution is composed of two million pixels (1920*1080), while a 4K TV (aka Ultra High Definition) has over eight million pixels (3840*2160). Therefore, 4K has around four times more resolution than 1080p and produces a clearer picture.
As we know, the majority of playback, editing work is still being finished in 1080p. In most cases, we still need to downscale most of the 4K video files to 1080p. In fact, you may not see any real differences if you're not doing much to the footage. One of the huge benefits to 4K, that you can do a lot to the image and retain detail for a beautiful 1080p finish. For those who wanna play and edit GoPro Hero 4K videos on old computer (playing a 4K video requires more computing power and it could be more time consuming), we suggest you to convert all GoPro Hero 4K videos to 1080p then play in 1080p and smart-render.
Best solutions to downscale GoPro Hero 4K video to 1080p: Although there are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the ultra HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Well, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is considered to be the best 4K to 1080p converter. It is surely in the support of compressing GoPro Hero 4K videos to 1080p faultlessly. For Windows users, Pavtube Video Converter is the alternative choice.
Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your GoPro Hero 4K videos. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: Click the “Format” drop down list to select output format. If you want to play GoPro Hero 4K videos on decent media player, you'd better set a preset profile that best meets your needs. For instance, if you want to play GoPro Hero 4K videos on VLC smoothly, “HD Video>>H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” would be the best choice.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K to 1080p, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p.
Step 4: At the end, hit “Convert” button to let the 4K to 1080p conversion begin.
Conclusion: When the conversion finished, check the generated 1080p video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. It would be easier for you to playback and edit.
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