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NAS DVD Backup: How to Backup DVD to NAS Drive/Box/Cloud Server?

What Is the Best Network-attached Storage DVD Backup Strategy?


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NAS is mainly utilized to store our important files or steam media in our home network or small business network. In addition, it has a high efficiency to backup data, including backup DVDs and serve the DVD movies or videos over laptop/tablets/TVs simultaneously.

- My general goal is to back up my DVD collection so I can stream it from my NAS to any of my smart TV's around the house, generally using Plex as my media server.

Many users have the need of NAS backup, such as backing up DVD collection to NAS since serves as a cloud storage with high capacity, say, 1TB, 2TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB, etc. and it contains one or more hard disk drives, often arranged into logical, redundant storage containers or RAID. The article will shows you different usages (with guides correspondingly) of NAS DVD backup.

Best Network-attached Storage (NAS) DVD Backup Strategy

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Backup any DVDs, DVD folder or ISO files for storing on NAS. Copy and rip DVD at 1:1 ratio or in compressed file size. DVD to MP4, ISO, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, MOV, etc.

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What Are the Uses and Purposes of NAS DVD Backup?

There are a great many good NAS (Network Attached Storage) Devices of 2017, such as QNAP, Synology DiskStation, Buffalo TeraStation, Western Digital My Cloud Mirror and Asustor. People use them to backup things. After ripped, DVDs will become common media files like photo and movies that can be accepted by NAS. Why do we need NAS for DVD backup?

Americans love NAS. Basically, backing up DVDs to NAS drive is a brilliant way to prevent unexpected data loss since physical object will always get aged and damaged undesirably. The ripped DVD videos on your devices can be in turn backed up to your home (on-site) NAS system and Cloud (off-site, with transport and data encryption).

In addition, NAS backup facilitates a much more flexible playback for DVD movies such as on a smart TV, computer, iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and phone with the help of Plex or the like. Of course, there exist some niche usages of NAS DVD storage. Here I do not expound in detail. The following text will focus on how to backup DVDs to NAS server (with examples) using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum for different uses.

How Can I Rip DVDs and Store Them on Synology NAS Box and Play on a Samsung Smart TV?

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is embedded with 350+ profiles for different output devices and situations, but if you want to rip DVDs for playing on a Samsung or Android smart TV, you should first know the video formats supported by a smart TV:

Play DVD Movies on TV via NAS

* Video File Formats Supported by Smart TV:
MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, MOV, VOB, MPG/MPEG, MTS/M2TS, ASF, 3GP, VRO, TS, TP, TRP, SVI, DivX.

* Video Codecs Supported by Smart TV:
H.264 BP / MP / HP, HEVC (H.265), Motion JPEG, MVC

* Container Formats Supported by Smart TV:
MP4, AVI, MKV, 3GP, FLV, MOV, VOB, TS, PS, ASF, VRO, SVAF

As for Samsung TV, you are suggested to read the Manual for the specific mode. But one thing is for sure: MP4 will always be the priority for almost all types of smart TVs or devices.

Here's how to rip a DVD to NAS for playing on a Samsung TV:
1. Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your PC (or on your Mac). After an easy installation, double click the icon to open it.
2. Insert your DVD into DVD-ROM, let the software load the DVD and tick the main title.
3. On Output Profile screen, choose a profile, such as "MP4 Video" as recommended, and click OK.
4. Make any settings you deem necessary, including change Destination Folder, merge titles, set tags, check Hardware Encoder, Use High Quality Engine, Deinterlacing, Safe Mode, embed subtitles, crop or trim the video.
5. Click RUN and go.

How Can I Make NAS DVD Backup Without Losing Video Quality?

NAS DVD Movies Backup

Because of the giant storage space, owner of a NAS generally does not care about the media file size. A standard DVD only takes up 5-7GB. However, what he does concern for may be the video quality. Can WinX DVD Ripper maintain the quality of video and sound of the original DVD? How can I get best/highest video quality possible by ripping a DVD to NAS?

To backup DVD to NAS without any loss in video quality, you are suggested to choose "DVD Backup" mode in the output profile of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

Here's how to backup DVD to NAS without quality loss:

1. Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your PC (or on your Mac). After an easy installation, double click the icon to open it.

2. Let the software load the DVD that has been inserted into the computer's DVD-ROM, or an ISO image file or a DVD folder that has been storage in your hard drive, and tick the main title.

3. On Output Profile screen, choose "DVD Backup" under DVD Backup Profile, and choose one of the following options according to your need:

Options:

Main Title Content Copy: DVD will be output in MPG file with the main movie content and your selected audio and video tracks, generally. Although without quality downgrade, the conversion process of this copy mode will be extremely fast.
Full Title Copy: DVD will be output in MPG file with all audio, video and subtitles.
Clone DVD to ISO: the output will be an ISO image file which is a 10: copy and is exactly the same with the DVD.
Clone DVD to folder: DVD disc will be converted into a VIDEO_TS DVD folder with the original quality and structure.

How to Rip My Personal DVD to a NAS Drive for Use on Different Devices?

NAS Backup DVD to iPhone

To playback DVD movies on different devices such as Windows PC's, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones, you are enabled to choose the custom-build profiles from WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

1. Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your PC (or on your Mac). After an easy installation, launch it.

2. Let the software load the DVD that has been inserted into the computer's DVD-ROM, or an ISO image file or a DVD folder that has been storage in your hard drive, and tick the main title.

3. Under Device Profile on the Output Profile screen, scroll up and down to find the corresponding device brand, click on it and choose a specific item according your device model, such as Apple iPhone X, Samsung Note 8, S8, Huawei Mate 10 and Xbox One.

4. Browse and set Destination Folder to save the output DVD rip, and make some other personalized settings.

5. Click RUN and start ripping the DVD to fit your device. When the process is completed, the ripped file can be transferred and played on such device.

How to Rip My DVDs to NAS Drive with the Ability to Switch the Subtitles on and off?

By default, the subtitle of DVD may be disabled. Before ripping, you may need to switch the subtitle on and choose a track you need.

NAS DVD Backup Subtitle Settings

1. Download WinX DVD Ripper Platinum on your PC (or on your Mac). After an easy installation, launch it.

2. Add the DVD to the ripper.

3. Choose a desirable output profile.

4. Check the main title.

5. On the main title item ticked, click on the subtitle pack until you see the drop-down list where you can switch the subtitle on and off. For example, you can choose English subtitle track, other language track provided, forced subtitle (in which case subtitle will be shown only when foreign language is being spoken), you can also disable subtitle entirely and add external SRT subtitle file of your own.

Alternatively, you can choose to click on the "Edit" button on the right of the DVD title, and head to Subtitle where you can also enable, disable, select and add subtitles.

6. Click RUN and ripping the DVD with subtitles switched on or off.

Other Highlights of This DVD to NAS Backup Tool:

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1. Rip latest DVDs and store on a NAS server. Support even workout / exercise DVDs, Disney DVDs, new released movie DVDs, music DVDs and other 99-title DVDs.
2. The output profiles from general video formats to popular devices.
3. Proud of the fastest speed in "DVD to MP4" and "DVD Backup" modes.
4. Enable you to choose audio channels, from 2CH to 6CH.
5. Enable you to customize the video and audio settings before ripping.

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