“I just bought a Blu-ray disc, and it is about the newly released movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). I would like to watch the Blu-ray movie on my iPad during my business trip, but I find out that iPad doesn’t support Blu-ray format. I was wondering if there is any solution.”
In order to play Blu-ray movies, we need to use Blu-ray players. Yes, indeed, there are many Blu-ray players on the market, such as Leawo Blu-ray Player. However, if you want to play Blu-ray movies on the go like in a business trip mentioned above, a Blu-ray Player seems not a better solution as Blu-ray players must be installed onto computers or TV sets. It is quite inconvenient to carry those giants with you whenever and wherever you want to watch Blu-ray movies. The better solution is to convert Blu-ray into other video formats compatible with your portable mobile devices. To convert Blu-ray movies, you need to possess a Blu-ray converter or Blu-ray video converter.
Part 1: The Benefits of Converting Blu-ray Movies
There are absolutely some benefits of converting or ripping Blu-ray movies, otherwise it is not used ripping Blu-ray movies.
- well protecting Blu-ray discs from being scratched and Blu-ray data from getting lost
- making the goal of Blu-ray playback on the go attainable
- reducing the number of box used to contain Blu-ray discs
- well protecting the Blu-ray drive of your computer
Part 2: Best Blu-ray Converter
Like what is mentioned above, to convert Blu-ray requires a Blu-ray converter or a Blu-ray video converter. There are many free Blu-ray converter available, but what is the best Blu-ray converter? For Mac users, they are looking for a Blu-ray converter for Mac while others tend to a Blu-ray converter for Windows. So what needs considering when choosing a piece of professional and powerful Blu-ray converter software.
If I were in your position, I would choose Leawo Blu-ray Ripper as it possesses the following key features.
- * It can decrypt commercial Blu-ray discs that are under copy protection and lift region limitation upon Blu-ray discs.
- * It can convert Blu-ray movies into video or audio in more than 180 formats such as MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, MP3, etc. with 100 % original quality reserved and a high conversion speed.
- * It can convert 2D Blu-ray movies into 3D videos by adding one of the six 3D effects available.
- * It allows users to trim video length, crop video size, add text or picture on videos to distinguish other videos, and adjust video effect.
- * It enables users to only convert main movie of the Blu-ray disc to save hard drive space as there are three movie modes available: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode.
Why choose Leawo Blu-ray Ripper to rip Blu-ray movies?
Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a professional Blu-ray ripping and converting program to decrypt, rip, and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to 180+ video and audio files for diverse players and devices, and backup Blu-ray to hard drive or blank disc. This Blu-ray video converter could successfully rip Blu-ray movies and then convert Blu-ray to various videos for unlimited playback on portable mobile devices on the go, be it iPad, iPhone, Android smartphone, Sony devices, etc.
Part 3: How to Convert Blu-ray Movies?
After free downloading and installing Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, lanuch it and begin the Blu-ray movies conversion process. The following Blu-ray movies conversion guide is based on Leawo Blu-ray Ripper for Windows. Please note that the operation is almost the same for Leawo Blu-ray converter for Mac, i.e. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.
Step 1: Load Blu-ray Movies
Insert your Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray drive on your computer and click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button to load Blu-ray movies from Blu-ray disc inserted.
Tip: The Blu-ray video converter allows you to select desired subtitles and audio tracks from source Blu-ray movies. You can achieve the selections via opening the drop-down boxes of “Subtitles” and “Audio tracks” in each loaded Blu-ray file.
Step 2: Select output format
Click the drop-down list named by “MP4 Video” by default and then choose “Change” to pop up Profile panel. During this process, you can set either output format like “MP4″,”MKV” in “Format” column or output device name directly like “iPad”, “PS3″ in “Device” column.
After you have set output format or device name, you could even click “MP4 Video > Edit” button to adjust the video and audio parameters of output files, including video codec, audio codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, channel, etc. This step is optional as you can skip it or leave those parameters at default if you don’t know the exact values to be set.
Note: Like what is mentioned above, the drop-down list is named “MP4 Video” by default. If you have changed the output format to “MKV”, it will show “MKV Video” instead and will continue to show the same name next time you kick off the program, and accordingly you shall click “MKV Video > Edit” button to adjust the video and audio parameters of output files.
Step 3: Convert Blu-ray Movies
At last, click the big green “Convert” button and then set output directory to save the final converted Blu-ray movies in the “Save to” box. Click the bottom “Convert” button on the popup sidebar to start converting Blu-ray movies. After the conversion, you could transfer the converted Blu-ray movies to your portable mobile devices for unlimited Blu-ray movie playback.