Handbrake Blu-ray rip Tutorial How to Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake
Here's Handbrake 0.9.8:
Admittedly, HandBrake 0.9.8 has successfully fixed a large amount of bugs based on HandBrake 0.9.7 and previous versions. The most outstanding improvements are that it has added New AppleTV3 preset, and updated iPad preset. Although there are still some deficiencies in the present version, Handbrake is still our open-source cross-platform and omnipotent Video Conversion Software.
Especially we should all thank for the major updates from 0.9.4 to Handbrake 0.9.5 - the Blu-ray Support, Batch Scanning and Queue Editing. And in this tutorial, we mainly focus on how to Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake.
You should know that Handbrake doesn't decrypt Bluray!
Just as Handbrake need VLC 64bit to read encrypted DVDs, neither HandBrake 0.9.5 nor 0.9.8 can rip protected Blu-ray discs. This time a third-party assistance software is also needed. Handbrake ripping Blu-ray process can be quite easy since Handbrake recognizes Blu-ray disc structure.
Step 1: Download and Install Handbrake
If you try to directly open a Blu-ray disc by navigating to the optical drive, then you will got the error "No Title(s) found". Your source may be copy protected, badly mastered or in a format which HandBrake does not support." At this moment, you need to download D****b ($60 for 1 year), install it then your Handbrake will read Blu-ray disc. Here we take HandBrake 0.9.5 for example:
Handbrake Blu-ray Rip Tutorial - Overview of Handbrake 0.9.8
Note 1: Before ripping Blu-ray with Handbrake, remember that Handbrake only converts Blu-ray that can be played in your Blu-ray player. So if you've got a BD filled with video files, such as AVI, MPG, WMV, MOV, etc, Handbrake won't convert them.
Step 2: Start Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake
1. Import Blu-ray to Handbrake: Since HandBrake 0.9.5, the Windows GUI has been improved to support Drag / Drop Video onto Main Window to scan. But you can't do this with Blu-ray disc. You still need to navigate to Blu-ray drive with Source dropdown button.
2. Processing Blu-ray Title scanning: Then Handbrake will step-by-step scan your Blu-ray Disc. It will take ten minutes to finish scanning 95 titles Blu-ray. So you need to be patient with this procesure.
3. Set Output folder for Blu-ray Movie: With Destination Browse button, you can set the output folder for your Blu-ray movie. Make sure your hard disk has enough space. ideally you can Rip 50GB Blu-ray to 10GB MKV while still keep 1080p Full-HD quality. Learn How to Calculate Handbrake Video Bitrate/Quality Settings, is necessary if you need full control on the output video.
4. Choose the Container format for Blu-ray movie: you get to options in the Container dropdown button - Rip Blu-ray to MKV or Blu-ray to MP4. That depends on what will you use for them.
5. The output Video/Audio Settings: This part is the most outstanding for Handbrake, which can make complicated so simplized. There is no room to discover the whole functionality of Handbrake so you can consult basic tutorial of Handbrake for Windows or Mac.
6. Watch the Blu-ray Ripping process: If you want to check whether Handbrake is ripping your Bluray after preset all parameters and click Start button, you can see the process bar on the bottom. You should know that rip Bluray to MKV or MP4 format is a hardcore process. Handbrake need to decode Blu-ray M2TS video and encode to the format you choose, which is also in HD quality. Therefore the Blu-ray conversion could be a half day's journey.
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Note 4: The default location for Handbrake's output files is the Desktop. Choose a different location if you'd like to save your file elsewhere. Otherwise, you can just copy Blu-ray output over once it's done.
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