NAS (network-attached storage) is computer server for data storage enabling multiple clients to access the data through network. Without display, keyboard and mouse, NAS is managed with a browser-based utility program. Not only can it store a large amount of data for home users, but it also acts an email, database or print server for small business.
Compared with computer and external hard drive, NAS offers a more powerful way to back up and protect data for whole family. What's more, it can easily stream contents to PC/Mac and portable devices once you want to read them. For DVD collectors, NAS is definitely the best choice to store their collections. But, how to put DVDs into NAS drive? You'd better rip DVD to NAS via a NAS DVD ripper.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a highly-acclaimed DVD converter aiming to rip any DVD to digital files for better playback or storage on various devices (NAS included). Well, what can this DVD ripper software do for you?
• Apart from general home DVDs, it can handle commercial DVDs with strict encryptions, for example newly released movie DVD, 99-title DVD, workout DVD and more.
• Supports virtually all mainstream video/audio codecs allowing you to rip DVD to MP4 (H.264), AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV etc.
• It can 1:1 clone DVD to VIDEO_TS folder, ISO image or a single MPEG2 file including main title or full title.
• It delivers possible highest even lossless image quality thanks to High Quality Engine and De-interlacing Engine.
• The support of hardware acceleration (Intel QSV, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC), Hyper-threading tech and Mulit-core utility brings the No.1 fast DVD ripping speed to this program.
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Disclaimer: Digiarty Software doesn't advocate ripping protected DVDs for commercial purpose & suggests referring to DVD copyright laws in your country before doing so.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum requires a computer running on Windows 10 or lower. If you are a Mac user, please switch to the Mac version. The following tutorial focuses on how to rip DVD to NAS on Windows 10. Mac guide shares the same workflow.
Step 1. Load DVD
Insert DVD disc you want to rip to NAS into DVD drive in your computer. After this WinX NAS DVD ripper has been installed on your computer, launch it. Now, click DVD Disc button. The source disc will be automatically selected. If you are clear about DVD disc file system type, keep Auto Detect checked. Otherwise, select correct type. Click OK.
Step 2. Select Output Format
A few seconds later, all DVD titles are loaded and the main title is automatically checked. Meanwhile, Output Profile window pops up. On the left side, profile categories are listed including General Profiles, DVD Backup Profiles, Device Profile, Web Video Profile, Common Video/Music Profile. Select any category and corresponding formats will be given at the right side. Choose one format and click OK.
Step 3. Start Ripping
If necessary, click Browse button to set destination folder for saving ripped file. Next, click RUN button to start ripping DVD to NAS. Before running, you can tick Safe Mode option to ensure a successful process for ripping a copy-protected DVD.
Step 4. Save Ripped DVD to NAS
Take saving ripped DVD from Windows 10 to Synology NAS for example. After you have set up NAS, follow this instruction:
1). Open This PC in Windows Explorer. Click Computer tab and Map network drive.
2). Choose a drive from Drive drop-down menu. Enter the server name of NAS and shared folder in Folder field as format \\server\share. Click Finish.
3). Enter DSM username and password and now your shared folder is mapped in Windows Explorer. Move the ripped DVD to this shared folder.
Tips for DVD to Nas:
• To rip DVD to NAS without quality loss, MPEG2 format (DVD backup > Main Title Content Copy) is probably the preferred option for 1:1 copy from DVD.
• But if considering later streaming from NAS to iPhone, iPad, Android or other mobiles for playback without interruptions, MP4/H.264 (General Profiles > MP4 Video with codec h264+aac) is the most recommended format because it is not only compatible with virtually all mobiles, but delivers great quality.
Related External Source from Wiki:
Network-attached Storage - a file-level computer data storage server connected to a computer network providing data access to a heterogeneous group of clients. NAS is specialized for serving files either by its hardware, software, or configuration...
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