Friday, June 27, 2014

How to enable VLC to play Blu-ray movies by chapters

Having issues playing BluRay discs with VLC Media Player chapters? This brief guide assist you to solve the problem by converting your Blu-ray to lossless mkv format. 

VLC, powerful multi-functional media player software, can run on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, etc. which is widely used now. The 2.0 and later version support Blu-ray media playback with some extra operations.

Now I have tested it on my Windows 8.1 PC, but I find I cannot get VLC player to play Blue Ray discs, I have downloaded a file called libaacs.dll, and placed it in the VLC folder that is in the Roaming folder inside AppData but I still cannot get VLc to play Blue Rays discs.

Since I cannot directly play blu-ray movie using VLC, I tried many ways. But here is the best way to make it work, that is to rip/convert Blu-ray disc to VLC friendly format such as MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV. Read the guide about how to rip Blu-ray to MKV with full preservation of all audio tracks, subtitles and chapter markers, you will get it.

What we need?

Here recommended this Pavtube ByteCopy which does a great job in quick decrypting the protected discs within a few clicks. Best of all, it can handle the latest Blu-ray and is capable of backup Blu-ray to lossless MKV preserving all the multiple audio and subtitle tracks as well as chapter markers. In this way, I can freely watch my favorite Blu-ray movie on my VLC Player by chapters.

You are free to try free trial version (Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is for Mac users).

Now let me show you how to backup Blu-ray to lossless MKV with chapter markers for VLC player no recoding in 3 steps.

1. Import Blu-ray to Pavtube ByteCopy.

Click "Load file" icon on the top left to load the Blu-ray disc.

2. Choose Lossless MKV with chapter markers.

Under "Format" menu, there are lots of video formats. Go to find "Multi-track Video" option and choose "Lossless/encoded multi-track MKV (* mkv)" because it will contain chapter markers in output MKV.

Tip: Click "Settings" button on the main interface; you are brought to Multi-task Settings. You are allowed to customize profile presets as you like, you could remove unwanted audio track in Audio tab under Settings menu, and uncheck subtitles you do not need in Subtitles tab.

3. Start conversion.

Click big "Convert" button to start conversion. It won't take much time for conversion and then you will get lossless MKV once completed. Hit "Open" button you will go to location of generated files.

Afterwards, run VLC Media Player, follow "Media" > "Open Fie..." to browse converted Blu-ray and from the playback drop-down list, you can click "Chapter" to select specific chapter as starting point when playing ripped blu-ray movie in VLC Media Player.

Now go to fully enjoy your favorite Blu-ray on VLC by chapters whenever you wanna. 

Tip:To transcode DVD discs to MOV/MP4/Apple Prores with multiple audio and subtitle tracks, that is what Pavtube ByteCoy for Mac can do for you which means you can select the audio you want when enjoying DVD movies in VLC player.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Backup DVD to lossless MKV format on Mac with multiple audio tracks and chapter markers

Do you want to backup DVD to lossless MKV format on Mac with multiple audio tracks and chapter markers keeping when playing with your media player or TV? Here you will find an easy way to do it. 

Every time you play DVD discs on your DVD ROM, the disc will suffer little quality loss. So a digital backup will help to save the storage space of DVD collection, and make it easier to access and carry with. For instance, you could keep the DVD backup in different according to different years, so you can find the desired movie easily without going through your storeroom. 

Then comes the question: "Is there any way to get lossless mkv files with all multiple audio and subtitle tracks, and chapter markers from original DVD disc?"

Best answer:

To get DVD playable on Mac preserving original structure and chapter marks, you should convert Blu-ray to multi-track MKV format first.  Here, this post will give you a solution to copy DVD movies with lossless mkv format.

Tools required:
What you need is only a professional Blu-ray/Blu-ray Ripper Pro for Mac- Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac that can help you convert Blu-ray movies to MKV format with multi-track easily. (Windows version: ByteCopy), It's an ideal app for you to remove the strict Blu-ray protection and region restrictions and Blu-ray contents to Multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV video very quickly with great video quality.

How to rip DVD contents to MKV with multi-track on Mac Mavericks & Mountain Lion

Step1: Load DVD movies.

Launch the best DVD to multi-track converter; import DVD movies into the program. Loaded DVDs can be previewed in the right preview window.

Step 2: Choose output format

In the dropdown list of Format menu, you can find several MKV options for output. Here we recommend "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV (* mkv)" under "Multi-track Video" catalogue. Because it will save multiple video, audio and subtitle tracks form original DVD in output MKV and you won't suffer any quality loss.

Tip: You can check the audios you want to keep and uncheck the audios you don't need. It all depends on your own choices.

Step 3: The last step you need to do is hit the "Convert" button to start the conversion of DVD to Multi-track MKV on Mac Mavericks & Mountain Lion.

When the conversion is over, just find the folder of your output videos. Then you can play and organize your DVD videos on your portable devices.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Rip 3D Blu-ray disc to 3D SBS MP4 format with preferred subtitles

If you have bought some 3D Blu-ray Discs and want to convert them into playable 3D video for watching on 3D devices, you come to the right place. Get the best solution here.

3D effect is destined to give audiences a fantastic and lifelike visual experience. Since 3D Blu-ray like The Hobbit, Resident Evil 5 come into being, the owners are enabled to watch 3D movies at home instead of going to cinema.

Possible to Transform 3D Blu-ray to 3D Movie for watching at home? What you need?
As we know, most commercial Blu-rays are protected with advanced encryption technology, we can't directly watch 3D Blu-ray on 3D devices. For enjoying 3D Blu-ray movies on 3D TV or 3D smartphone, here are the requirements:

* 3D Blu-ray movie disc
* 3D HDTV or 3D Blu-ray Player (with 3D glasses)
* External Blu-ray drive to hook up to your Mac
* A 3D Blu-ray Ripper to rip 3D Blu-ray to 3D video for watching

Which is the best 3D BD Ripper to do the 3D to 3D conversion?

Here, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is the best 3D Blu-ray to 3D ripper to assist you with ripping 3D Blu-ray to side-by-side, top-bottom, anaglyph 3D MKV/AVI/MP4 format for enjoying. Windows users could use BDMagic which is specially designed for Windows users to create 3D video out of 3D Blu-ray movies. Free download the right version and follow the steps below:

Rip and convert your Blu-rays into 3D SBS MP4 for watching with preferred subtitles on Mac 

a.) Insert your Blu-ray to external Blu-ray drive and load disc to this 3D Blu-ray to 3D Converter.

Tip 1: Because the subtitles are not hardcoded on the Blu-ray video, so we can choose the subtitles which you want to keep. Just click the drop down menu after "Subtitles", force subtitle can be checked for output so as to help you to read the unknown language and fully enjoy the Blu-ray movies.

b.) Choose Format.

From the “Format” drop-down list, you are suggested to follow the path “3D Video > MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)” for ripping Blu-ray to side-by-side 3D MP4 video.

Tip 2: In order to get customized videos, you can add subtitles to your own videos.

Find "Edit" icon and then click it, you will find video editor. There you can Trim, Crop, Add watermark and Effect. Above all, Subtitle can be added here.

c.) Adjust target video settings and 3D effect.

If you like, click "settings", and you are free to change your target video size, bitrate, frame rate and 3D depth. If you want to get best video quality, pls switch them to "original".

d.) Start conversion.

Now hit the big red "Convert" to start converting videos to start converting 3D Blu-ray to SBS 3D MP4. After the conversion, click "open output folder" to quick locate the generated media file.

Then you can easily enjoy the 3D shook in the home with your desired subtitles, more cozy and comfortable than going to the cinema.

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Up to 50% OFF Father's Day Sales 2014: 3 Software Deals And Specials from Pavtube Studio

Now it’s time to celebrate that all-important guy in your life—dad. Dad is notoriously the toughest family member to shop for. If you've waited until now to pick up this year's Father's Day Gift, then you're going to need a great idea — fast.

Luckily, to celebrate Father's Day with you, Pavtube Studio launch a huge Coupon Code as the 2014 Father's Day Special Offer. Up to 50% off for your beloved dad! Backup your dad's favorite Blu-ray/DVD movie to iOS/Android gadgets, HD TV, home theatre or game console. Even better you can make a father's day video for your beloved dad on your own! It’s more precious than just picking up something on store casually! 

Her are Pavtube Great Deals and Specials at Father's Day 2014 weekend

1. 50% OFF Pavtube DVDAid (Win/Mac) as Father's Day Gift 2014

With this professional DVD ripping tool, playing DVD movies on DVD player at home has never been a problem for you. And you can now freely enjoy your favorite DVD movies on the road without worrying about the issues they jump on the most crucial scenes and are prone to scratches.

2. 30% OFF Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/iMedia Converter for Mac as Father's Day Gift 2014

An all-in-one solution to fast convert Blu-ray/DVD and various videos to virtually any video/audio format for watching on any Android/iOS/Windows devices. Save a 100% intact BD M2TS/ DVD VOB movie without extras.Backup 3D Blu-ray movies to 3D video for watching on 3D devices with pleasant quality. 

3. 20% OFF Pavtube ByteCopy (Win/Mac) as Father's Day Gift 2014

An easy to use Blu-ray and DVD movie ripping program is capable of ripping 3D Blu-ray discs, 2D Blu-ray Discs and standard DVDs to required video formats. Most important, it can lossless BD/DVD to MKV backup with multiple audio/subtitle tracks and convert BD/DVD to Multi-track MP4, MOV, AVI for watching on Plex, Roku 3, WDTV Live, Popcorn and more HD media players.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

How to collect classic DVD movies with DVD Copying tool

DVD discs are fragile and susceptible to scratches, nicks, and getting lost. So you want an easy way to make a backup copy right? This article will be your right answer.

If you are a movie lover, you may be not hesitated to buy the hottest Hollywood films or interesting Disney films in DVD discs for collection after wathing in the cinema. However, day after day and year after year, when DVDs filled the entire cabinet or even half of the room, it is necessary to know that How to collect these classic DVD movies.
With the progress of era, some of the DVD player is no longer in production, some formats already slowly be we rejected. When a year later, after two years or ten years later our DVD player is broken or we need to watch DVDS on other devices, then what shall I do? Here I would like to say, whatever happened to make a backup all of your DVD is the best choice in case your discs get damaged or destroyed, then you can freely enjoy your favourite DVDs without loading DVD disc, isn’t it fantastic?

What you need is a powerful tool for ripping DVD movies. Pavtube DVDAid is a professional program in making digital copy of DVD. It can also rip the latest DVD (Disc/Floder/ISO/IFO) and convert to various video formats for some popular smartphones and tablets as well as editing software. Simple interface and CUDA acceleration will bring you an easy but effective conversion. The following guide will show you detailed steps.

You can have the trial version to try all the functions firstly, and then download the retail version to install it. (Mac users go to get DVDAid for Mac).

How to convert/copy classic DVD movies for a safe storage:

Step 1. Install Pavtube DVDAid on your Windows/Mac.

Step 2. Launch Pavtube DVDAid , and load your DVD movie from your DVD-ROM to the app.

Step 3. Click the “Browse” button to set output folder where you want to save the copied DVD movies.

Step 4. Hit the Copy the entire disc icon on the main interface and start DVD backing up process. It enables you to makes 1:1 copy of original DVD Disc without quality loss with all audio streams, subtitle tracks, extras, etc.

Note: You can find the “Directly Copy” option to backup DVD main movie without extras. It will support to backup 100% intact the DVD main movie with all multiple tracks preserved. And you will get one M2TS file for output.

Alternatively, you are suggested to choose “Common Video -> H.264 MP4 Video (*.mp4)” for putting DVD to an external drive for playback.

Click big Convert button on the interface and then you will get a conversion dialogue box to show the exact progress, like time left, estimated size, state and so on.

Now coping classic DVD to an external hard drive, hard disk drive (HDD) or thumb drive is extremely easy. Have a try now! Only a few simple steps can reduce your worries.

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

How to Convert recorded Brazil FIFA World Cup Tivo videos to Avid MC for editing at Your Free Will

You may come across problems when you import 2014 FIFA World Cup TiVo recordings into Avid Media Composer for editing. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Let's find it out here!

As one of the most influential events, ranking only second to Olympic, FIFA World Cup is doomed to be the cradle of exciting games and legend and bring football lovers wonderful moments. So there is no surprise football followers hold on to their TV set for every minute of move. However, nobody can stay sticking to every second on TV without letting a splendid moment slip away. In this case, it is wise to choose a Tivo DVR and record world cup video to save these heart-stirring World Cup shocking moments, since the not only deserve merely few seconds cheers, but a decade or even longer.

What's more, to make the FIFA world cup Tivo recordings more meaningful, you may first choose to import .TiVo files into Avid Media Composer for further editing. I'm writing this topic for those who also intend to save the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Games video from TiVo onto computer or edit TiVo in Avid Media Composer on Win/Mac.

On Avid official website, it recommends DNxHD or XDCAM codec for editing natively. So what we have to accept that TiVo is not a supported format by Avid MC. To get Avid Media Composer work perfectly with World Cup TiVo files, it’s necessary to change TiVo files to DNxHD mov format.

Here, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is an ideal tool to help you use 2014 FIFA World Cup TiVo files in Avid MC. It works as the best World Cup TiVo Converter for Mac for transcoding Tivo to best editing format/codec for different NLE apps, such as Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. You can also get the Windows version World Cup TiVo Converter. This guide will show you how to convert 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Tivo recordings to DNxHD for editing in Avid Media Composer on Mac.

Before transcoding World Cup Tivo files, you need to transfer recorded TiVo from TiVo DVR to your Mac. To stream TiVo shows to PC, you need to use a Tivo Decode Manager.

1. Run the app, and enter your TiVo's IP address in the TiVo IP Address box.
2. Click the Prefs button in the lower-right corner.
3. Fill in the Media Access Key to get the TiVo files to the download Queue list.

Once the TiVo files are transferred on your Mac, then the second important step here is to convert TiVo files to Avid MC.

After transfer TiVo files to your Mac, you can free download the Mac TiVo to Avid Converter. Install and run the application. Do as follows.

Step 1. Import TiVo to the program.

First click "Option" button, enter Media Access Key.

Then, load TiVo files to the World Cup TiVo Converter on Mac.

Step 2. Choose best editing format for Avid Media Composer editing without rendering.

Click on "Format-> Avid Media Composer-> Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output video format for editing in Avid MC with high quality

Tips: Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

Step 3. Start World Cup TiVo to DNxHD (*.MOV) conversion for Avid MC on Mac.

After conversion, you can easily import converted video files to Avid Media Composer for editing without rendeing.

That's all. Now smoothly import and edit your 2014 World Cup soccer match tivo files in Avid Media Composer and enjoy the wonderful 2014 FIFA World Cup Tivo videos without any format limitation!

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