“I have got some 3D Blu-ray movie discs and would like to stream these 3D Blu-ray discs via FreeNAS Home Server. I knew that FreeNAS Home Server won’t do this directly. Is there any way I can rip 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS Home Server for streaming? What should I do to make this happen?”

FreeNAS is a powerful storage solution that makes it easy to share movies and music, back up your photos, protect your files and much, much more. Make your life easier by using FreeNAS to build and set up the perfect home storage system that does exactly what you need. With FreeNAS Home Sever, you could stream music and video files. However, obviously 3D Blu-ray movie content is not recognized by FreeNAS Home Server since it supports MP4, MKV, M4V, etc. video files.

Therefore, to stream 3D Blu-ray movies over FreeNAS Home Server, you only need to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS Home Server MP4, MKV or M4V files. The below content would show you how to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS videos with different 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS converter tools.

Part 1: Best 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS Home Server – Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

You need to turn to a professional 3D Blu-ray ripper tool to convert 3D Blu-ray movies for FreeNAS Home Server streaming. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is the best 3D Blu-ray ripper tool you could get in the market. It could decrypt, rip and convert Blu-ray discs with AACS, BD+ and the latest MKB protection, and CSS-DVD discs, regardless of disc regions. Therefore, no matter what kind of 3D Blu-ray discs you have got, you could handle it with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper. As the best Blu-ray ripper, it can decrypt, rip and convert Blu-ray to video and audio files in all formats for any media player and device like MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, M4V, etc. You could even rip and convert Blu-ray to 4K MP4, 4K MKV, HD MP4, HD AVI, etc. for HD movie enjoyment. It enables you to adjust the output video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, channel, etc. so as to make sure that the output files meet your FreeNAS Home Server requirements exactly. What’s more, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper has other wonderful features like Blu-ray/DVD editor that could trim Blu-ray/DVD length, add image or text watermark, crop Blu-ray/DVD video size, apply 3D movie effect, etc.

Download and install Leawo Blu-ray Ripper on your computer. The below guide will show you how to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray movies for streaming over FreeNAS Home Server.

   

Note: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a module built in Leawo Prof. Media.

Step 1: Kick off Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Launch Leawo Prof. Media and then click “Convert” button on the sub-menu or “Blu-ray/DVD Ripper” button in the middle to enter the “Blu-ray Ripper” module.

Step 2: Add source 3D Blu-ray content

On the “Convert” module, click on “Add Blu-ray/DVD” to import Blu-ray file from disc, folder and/or ISO image file. Or, you can directly drag and drop source Blu-ray files into the converting panel. Insert the 3D Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray recorder drive and choose “Add from CD-ROM” option to load source 3D Blu-ray disc if you want to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray disc for FreeNAS.

Attention: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper offers 3 options to load source Blu-ray movie: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Full Movie allows you to import all titles, and Main Movie only imports the longest title by default but allows you to switch, while under Custom Mode you could freely choose any title(s) for loading. Choose the one according to your needs and load source Blu-ray movies.

Step 3: Set output format

Hit the button next to the “Add Photo” button and then click “Change” option to enter the “Profile” panel. You need to choose output format there, say MP4 Video from “Format > Common Video” group or 4K MP4 from “Format > 4K Video” group.

You could adjust the output video and audio parameters like video bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, quality, audio codec, etc. To do these, just click the “Edit” option on the drop-down panel next to the “Add Photo” button.

Step 4: Set output directory and start converting

On the main interface, hit the green “Convert” button and then specify an output folder to save the files. Hit the “Save to” option to set a directory and hit the “Convert” option to start converting 3D Blu-ray movies for FreeNAS.

When the conversion completes, you could then freely add the converted 3D Blu-ray movies to FreeNAS Home Server for streaming.
Actually, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper supports 3D movie creating. It could help you rip and convert 3D Blu-ray movies, and even convert 2D Blu-ray movies to 3D videos.

Part 2: Rip 3D Blu-ray on FreeNAS Home Server with Pavtube BDMagic

The second 3D Blu-ray to FreeNAS converter we would like to recommend is Pavtube BDMagic, a powerful Blu-ray editor, converter, and ripper. With Pavtube BDMagic, now you can convert 2D Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and standard DVD to SD, High-Definition formats or even create 3D videos with excellent video/audio quality in fast conversion speed. This BD/DVD to video workaround could output various video and audio formats, like H.265/HEVC, MKV, MP4, MOV, DivX, AVI, MP3, FLAC, etc so you can make a duplicate copy for your video collection, or share movies on numbers of popular media players,like Apple media devices, Android smartphones and tablets, Windows media players, various smartphones and more. Besides, you can easily customize Blu-ray DVD collection to export desired movies in your own patent.

The below steps would show you how to use PavTube BDMagic to rip and convert 3D Blu-ray movies for streaming over FreeNAS Home Server:

  1. Download and install Pavtube BDMagic on your computer. Get source Blu-ray movies ready.
  2. Launch Pavtube BDMagic and then add source Blu-ray movies by clicking corresponding buttons under the “Files” button on the sub-menu bar.
  3. After loading source Blu-ray movies, choose the titles you want to rip and convert, choose subtitles and audio tracks, etc.
  4. Choose MP4, AVI, H.264 or other FreeNAS Home Server compatible video formats as output format in the “Profile” box.
  5. Click the “Settings” button to adjust video and audio parameters of selected profile, like video codec, bit rate, aspect rate, frame rate, audio codec, etc.
  6. Set output directory in the “Output” box.
  7. Finally, click the big green “Convert” button to start converting 3D Blu-ray for Pavtube BDMagic.

After converting, you could then import and stream converted Blu-ray movies to NVIDIA Shield TV for unlimited playback.

Part 3: Rip 3D Blu-ray on FreeNAS Home Server with Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper

The third tool we would like to recommend to you for ripping and streaming 3D Blu-ray movies via FreeNAS Home Server is Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper, also a wonderful and well-known Blu-ray ripping and converting tool that could help you rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to videos in various formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, MKV, etc.

You could follow the below steps to learn how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to MP4 or other video files for FreeNAS Home Server with the help of Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper.

  1. Download and install Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper on your computer. Get your source Blu-ray movies ready for conversion. To rip and convert Blu-ray disc, insert the Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray drive.
  2. Launch Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper and then load the Blu-ray movie files that you would like to convert by clicking on the “Browse…” button.
  3. Select the profile for FreeNAS Home Server in the “Profile” panel, such as MP4.
  4. On the right panel, you could adjust the output profile parameters like video quality, video size, splitting file, etc.
  5. In the “Destination” box, set an output directory to save output file.
  6. Finally, click the “Convert Now” button to start to rip and convert Blu-ray movies for FreeNAS Home Server device instantly.

With Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper, you could easily rip and concert Blu-ray/DVD movies to MP4, MKV, MOV, etc. for various devices and media players. After converting, you could freely stream converted Blu-ray movies to FreeNAS Home Server as you usually do.

Part 4: Comparison and Conclusion

Refer to the below comparison table to learn the differences between these 3 Blu-ray ripper tools before you decide which one to take for streaming 3D Blu-ray movies for FreeNAS Home Server.

Features

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Pavtube BDMagic

Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper

Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD disc to video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD folder to video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD ISO image file to video

Yes

No

No

Edit Blu-ray/DVD movies before converting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Convert 2D Blu-ray/DVD to 3D video

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adjust output profile parameters

Yes

Yes

Yes

Play back source Blu-ray/DVD movies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Select subtitles and audio tracks

Yes

Yes

Yes

Decrypt copy protection upon Blu-ray/DVD discs

Yes

Yes

No

Remove region restrictions upon Blu-ray/DVD discs

Yes

No

No

4K video output

Yes

No

No

Multi-track MKV/MP4 output

Yes

No

No

Handle 4K Blu-ray discs

Yes

No

Yes

The main difference lies in the 3 Blu-ray ripper tools is the disc decrypting performance. Leawo Blu-ray Ripper and Pavtube BDMagic handles encrypted Blu-ray/DVD discs, while Xilisoft Blu-ray Ripper doesn’t. This is important since nowadays most Blu-ray discs are copy protected.