By backing up your large Blu-ray collections onto WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2, then can be viewed on your computer, media players, mobile devices as well as your HDTV, this gives you better way for storing Blu-ray and a much better Blu-ray movie experience, and that's what this tutorial is going to teach you – copying Blu-ray movies on WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2. Keep reading to learn more.
WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 offers basic connectivity via a single gigabit ethernet port and two USB 3.0 ports for storage. Well, before transferring hundreds of Blu-ray movies to WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 via internet or usb, you need to aware that not every media player or multimedia device will allow you to play Blu-ray that is stored on WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2. So you need to get the content off the Blu-ray disc as a protection-free and make them compatible with your WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 firstly.
To get down to the task, let's see the tools we need:
Below, i'm going to introduce how to use it to copy Blu-ray movies to WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2.
Free Download iFastime Video Converter Ultimate:
Note: A BD drive is necessary for ripping Blu-ray discs. For Windows (including Windows 10) users, just follow the detailed guide to complete your conversion. The way for Mac users is the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version.
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
Install and launch iFastime Video Converter Ultimate. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click the "Load file(s)" to load Blu-ray movie files. To play Blu-ray with subtitles you like, simply click Subtitles and select the one you prefer. You can also choose preferred audio track from the Audio drop-down lists.
Step 2: Choose the output format
Click "Format" and choose your desired format. To store hundreds of Blu-rays on WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2, you can rip Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, MKV, etc. format from "HD Video" with keeping 1080p video quality.
Tip: And click Settings bar, you can adjust the level of compression to suit the quality you want. 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 versa.
Step 3: Start ripping Blu-ray to WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2
Finally, press the "Start conversion" button to start ripping Blu-ray for WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2. After the conversion, click Open button to find the output files.
Set up WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 for video sharing or streaming:
1) Install the the companion app WD SmartWare that come with the drive. This will allow you to map the "shares" (folders) to your computer and interact with your files like you are used to.
2) Yes, the standard program that installs requires you to "drag and drop" your files into the cloud storage however, remember that this is an extra layer of security. Again, mapping the most used folders (or "shares") will make things much easier.
3) Make sure you install this to your internet through a gigabit router (or switch). This will improve your speed and prevent bottlenecks. If you have a recent model of a wifi router it is likely that it will support fast transfers (check the owner's manual)
Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 and mobile devices like Galaxy Note 5, BlackBerry Priv, etc. HD TV, Apple TV 4, or other media players. Then just copy your Blu-ray onto WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 wirelessly. Or you can also transfer Blu-ray onto WD 6TB My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 via a usb cable. Now enjoy the high quality Blu-ray movies anywhere anytime!
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