Dear editor, I have a great number of Blu-ray discs as my precious collection. It really costs me a great fortune. In case any damage may happen to them, I want to make a copy of them as the backup. So that I can watch them as well as preserve them at the same time. I hope the copy can maintain the original high quality of the video. Is there any application that can help me with it? Would you please give me any suggestion? Thanks a lot.
Dear reader, if you want to copy Blu-ray discs while maintaining the high video quality, Leawo Blu-ray Copy will be a good choice for you. As a professional Blu-ray processing application, Leawo Blu-ray Copy can help users to copy and back up Blu-ray discs easily. Besides, users can generate the Blu-ray discs into ISO images files.
Part 1: Get Prepared for Blu-ray Movies Backup
A beard well lathered is half shaved, so is to copy Blu-ray movies. For a smooth and fluent Blu-ray movie backup, you firstly need to get well prepared. As we all know, the Blu-ray Disc format employs several layers of digital rights management (DRM) which restrict the usage of the discs. This means, to copy Blu-ray movies that are contained in Blu-ray discs, DRM protection removal is neccessary. Once you have removed the DRM protection and region code restriction, can you continue the Blu-ray movie copy task. Therefore, the first thing you need to prepare is a Blu-ray disc DRM removal tool, along with the Blu-ray movie collections and computer.
Secondly, since DVD drives couldn't recognize Blu-ray discs, another thing you need to get for your computer is a Blu-ray recorder drive that supports to read and write Blu-ray and DVD discs. Thirdly, for Blu-ray disc copy, you need to get a tool that could help you copy Blu-ray movies from one disc to computer hard drive or another disc. Such kind of tool is a Blu-ray copy program. Fourthly, according to where you want to copy Blu-ray movies to, computer hard drive or blank disc, you need to get enough hard drive space for copying Blu-ray movies to hard drive, and blank discs for copying Blu-ray movies to discs.
To make a summary, things you need to prepare for copying Blu-ray movies include: DRM removal tool, Blu-ray recorder drive, Blu-ray copy software, Blu-ray movie discs, blank discs, and computer with enough space. Actually, you could use Leawo Blu-ray Copy as the combination of DRM removal and Blu-ray copy software. That's why it is recommended.
Decrypt, copy and backup Blu-ray/DVD movies to hard drive or blank Blu-ray/DVD easily.
- Remove the DRM protection and region code restrictions of Blu-ray/DVD discs.
- Copy Blu-ray/DVD disc in 1:1 disc to disc, without any quality loss.
- Copy and burn ISO image file to blank Blu-ray/DVD disc in one click.
- Support movie-only Blu-ray/DVD content backup.
- Compress BD 50 to BD25, DVD-9 to DVD-5 and BD to DVD.
Part 2: Copy Blu-ray Movie Collection to Hard Drive
With all things well prepared, you could now start to copy Blu-ray movie collection to hard drive by using Leawo Blu-ray Copy software.
Part 3: Copy Blu-ray Movie Collection to Disc
Besides to copy Blu-ray to PC hard drive, you could also choose to copy Blu-ray movie from one disc to another. Upon how many Blu-ray recorder drives your computer is installed with, the detailed guide on copying Blu-ray disc to disc varies.
1. Copy Blu-ray Movie Disc to Another with 2 Blu-ray Recorder Drives
The detailed steps on how to copy Blu-ray movie from one disc to another with 2 Blu-ray recorder drives is comparatively easy, and quite similar to the tutorial of copying Blu-ray movie to hard drive (listed above). The only difference lies in the "Copy to" option. For Blu-ray disc to disc backup with 2 Blu-ray recorder drives:
#1. Insert source Blu-ray disc into one Blu-ray recorder drive and target blank writable Blu-ray disc into the other.
#2. Add source Blu-ray disc into Leawo Blu-ray Copy by clicking the "Add Blu-ray/DVD" button.
#3. Set copy mode (from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode), output disc type (according to the target Blu-ray disc you've inserted to the other), bit rate and aspect ratio at the bottom left corner.
#4. Click the big green "Copy" button to set "Copy to", "Disc Label" and "Save to" options. Select target Blu-ray disc recorder drive as output under "Copy to" option.
#5. Click the "Copy" button on the sidebar to start copying Blu-ray movie from disc to disc.
2. Copy Blu-ray Movie Disc to Another with 1 Blu-ray Recorder Drive Only
However, most people only have one Blu-ray recorder drive installed to their computer. In such case, what should they do to copy Blu-ray movie disc to another disc? Not difficult at all if you have read the Part 2: Copy Blu-ray Movies to Hard Drive. The answer is: firstly create ISO image file of source Blu-ray disc, and then burn the created ISO image file to blank Blu-ray disc. Quite simple. Through the steps mentioned in Part 2, you have successfully created an ISO image file out of Blu-ray disc. Then, follow the below steps to copy created ISO image file backwards to blank writable Blu-ray disc.
1. You could click the wheel icon on the top-right corner and then select "Copy&Burn" option to set the TV Standard, region code, and burning engine.
2. Leawo Blu-ray Copy gets both Win and Mac versions. So if you run on a Mac, you can turn to Leawo Blu-ray Copy for Mac. This guide is applicable to both versions.