Backup DVD in MPEG-2 for NAS streaming to TV

Learn how to backup/convert DVD to Synology home NAS (DS411j, DS411slim, DS311j, DS211j, etc) in MPEG-2 for streaming to TV, PS4, Xbox, iPad, iPhone, Android, etc. 

How to play DVD via NAS on TV, PS4, Xbox 360 without using DVD discs?

If your home network lacks a NAS box, you're missing out on one count: network-attached storage (NAS) is the easiest way to store your media libraries and stream files to any PC or networked audio device in your house. You can also stream your favorite movies to your devices. In front of these benefits, many DVD owners are willing to rip their DVD collection to digital formats like MPEG-2 for storing on NAS with integrated DLNA server so that they canstream DVD videos via NAS on TV, PS4, Xbox 360 with integrated DLNA server.

Why we choose MPEG-2?

MPEG-2 Preserves Complete Movie Content (Audio, Video and Subtitles)

One of the main advantages of ripping DVD to MPEG-2 rather than MP4, AVI or WMV is that MPEG-2 holds unlimited number of video, audio, subtitle tracks and metadata. To be exactly, by ripping DVD to MPEG-2 format, you can get the entire movie with sound, subtitle tracks, along with menus and chapter structure, into one single MPEG-2 file.

How to rip DVD to NAS with MPEG-2?

In order to play DVD movies through NAS, a decent tool is needed to rip and convert DVD to NAS. Here Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is recommended as the best DVD to NAS converter. With it, you can easily remove any protection on a DVD and convert DVD movies to MPEG-2 format as well as almost all popular digital format like H.264,MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc, keeping the original quality maximally.

What's more, this DVD ripping software provides the preset formats with optimized settings for over 150 popular devices, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Galaxy Tab 4, PS4/PS3, Xbox One and many more for directly playback. If you are running on Windows PC, turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate. Now let's learn how to do it.

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Tutorial: How to Rip DVD to NAS for streaming

STEP 1. Add DVD files

Insert your DVD disc into your DVD-ROM, run the DVD ripping software and click "Add DVD" icon to load your DVD movies. As you can see, you can preview the loaded DVD files in the preview window by double clicking and select DVD audio track. DVD folder, ISO files are supported as well.

STEP 2. Choose output format

To convert DVD to NAS storing and streaming, just click on the dropdown menu of "Select Format", and then choose MPEG-2 from "Format > Video" profile list.

Tip: If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. To save your storage space, you can compress your DVD movies. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice verse.

STEP 3. Start converting DVD to NAS

Press the "Start" button to start ripping DVD movies for NAS streaming. When the conversion finishes, click Open button to find the output files. Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the NAS and HD TV or other media players. You can freely share converted files to your TV or mobile devices wirelessly with Dimo free media server. Then just enjoy the high quality movies at ease.

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