“Copying protected Blu-ray/DVDs to the HP MediaSmart Server – What is the best way to copy your protected Blu-ray/DVDs to your HP MediSmart server? Will you be able to stream your copied DVD/Blu-ray using MediaSmart connect? Help! I have hundreds of kid’s Blu-ray and DVD discs that I want to preserve digitally on the HP MediaSmart server and be able to view in any room in my house. But currently I have no idea how to do this. Any advice will be highly appreciated.”

To rip and copy Blu-ray/DVD discs to HP Mediasmart Server, you need a professional Blu-ray ripper/backup tool. Well, in this guide, we would like to recommend you 3 different Blu-ray backup tools to help you rip and back up Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server. Check them below.

Part 1: Copy Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server with Leawo Blu-ray Copy

The first Blu-ray backup tool we would like to recommend to you is Leawo Blu-ray Copy, a professional Blu-ray backup tool that could decypt, rip and copy Blu-ray discs to computer hard drive or copy Blu-ray disc to blank disc without quality loss. It could bypass the protection and region restrictions upon Blu-ray discs so as to make 1:1 Blu-ray disc backup, movie-only Blu-ray disc backup, or even custom backup. You could select subtitles and audio tracks from source Blu-ray disc for backup as you want.
Download and install Leawo Blu-ray Copy on your computer. Then follow the below steps to learn how to copy Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server with it in detail.

   

Note: Leawo Blu-ray Copy is a module built in Leawo Prof. Media.
Step 1: Open Blu-ray Copy
Open Prof. Media, click Copy tab to enter the interface of Blu-ray Copy.

Step 2: Add source Blu-ray/DVD/ISO file to the program

Then, click the “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button to browse and add Blu-ray content from disc, folder or ISO image file.
Step 3: Choose Copy Mode

After loading source Blu-ray content, you need to choose copy mode from Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode. Full Movie mode enables you to copy and back up the entire source Blu-ray content, Main Movie mode by default copies the longest title (generally the main movie) but allows you to switch to another title for backup, while Custom Mode enables you to freely choose any title(s) you want to copy and back up. After choosing loading modes, select subtitles and audio tracks for each title and then choose output disc type at the bottom left corner.

Step 4: Backup settings
Click the big green "Copy" button on the top-right corner to call out backup setting panel, where you need to set the "Copy to", "Disc Label", "Save to".

After that, click the big green “Copy” button to call out the sidebar, where you need to complete more backup settings including “Copy to”, “Disc Label” and “Save to”. "Copy to" is for when you want to copy Blu-ray/DVD/ISO file to a blank disc, folder or ISO image file. Insert a writable disc into the CD-ROM in your computer and select it as the target of the output file under "Copy to" option if you want to copy and backup Blu-ray disc to blank disc for HP Mediasmart Server.
Step 5: Start to copy and backup Blu-ray disc

Finally, click the bottom “Copy” button on the sidebar to start to copy and back up Blu-ray disc for HP Mediasmart Server.

Part 2: Rip Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

You could also rip Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server videos for backup or convenient playback. The only thing you need to prepare is a wonderful Blu-ray ripper tool. You could use Leawo Blu-ray Ripper to do this. We recommend this Blu-ray converter tool mainly because of its excellent performance in decrypting Blu-ray discs.

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is a piece of professional Blu-ray ripping software, capable of ripping Blu-ray to various video and audio formats such as MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MP3, AAC, etc. With Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, you can easily convert Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and/ISO image files to videos in 200+ file formats. You could easily rip and convert Blu-ray movies for iPad, iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, Surface, etc. Meanwhile, there are many bonus features that provide more fun for you, like Blu-ray/DVD movie editing, creating 3D movies out of regular Blu-ray/DVD movie, removing Blu-ray/DVD disc protection, region-free Blu-ray/DVD player, etc.
The below guide would show you how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to MP4 file with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper for HP Mediasmart Server. Download and install Leawo Blu-ray Ripper on your computer, and get your source Blu-ray movies ready.

   

Note: Leawo Blu-ray Ripper has been built into Leawo Prof. Media as a module.

Step 1: Add source Blu-ray movies
Launch Leawo Prof. Media and then open the “Convert” module to enter the “Convert” module. Then, click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button. On the drop-down panel, you could see 3 different options: Add from CD-ROM, Add from folder and Add iso file. Click one according to your needs to browse and add source Blu-ray movie.

Note: Similar to Leawo Blu-ray Copy, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper also offers 3 different Blu-ray content loading modes: Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode, all of which are similar to that of Leawo Blu-ray Copy in content loading. Just choose the mode and then determine which titles to load here.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click the drop-down box right before the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar, and choose “Change” to choose output format. You need to choose MP4 Video as output format from the “Format > Common Video” group. Or if you want lossless MP4, choose “Multi-track MP4” from “Format > Lossless video” group as output format.

Step 3: Adjust parameters
After setting output format, open the drop-down button right before the big green “Convert” again and then choose “Edit” option to enter the “Profile Settings” panel, which lets you adjust video and audio parameters of output format, including: video codec, quality, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, channel, audio codec, resolution, etc.

Step 4: Set output directory
Afterwards, you are back to the main interface. Click the big green “Convert” button on the sub-menu bar and then set output directory in the “Save to” box on the popup sidebar.

Step 5: Convert Blu-ray movies for HP Mediasmart Server
After that, click the bottom “Convert” button on the pop-up sidebar to start converting Blu-ray movies to MP4 files for your HP Mediasmart Server.

After conversion completes, you could then freely transfer the converted Blu-ray movies to HP Medisamart Server for whatever you want to do.

Part 3: Rip Blu-ray to HP Mediasmart Server with Aissesoft Blu-ray Ripper

You could also try to use Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to videos in various formats for HP Mediasmart Server. Similar to Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper allows you to rip both Blu-ray Discs/M2TS video, all other popular videos and standard DVDs to your required HD or SD media formats such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, SWF, and even HD AVI, HD XviD/DivX, HD MP4, MOV, HD WMV files with unmatchable ripping-converting speed while preserving excellent quality. It also can extract audio and convert into MP3, AAC, M4A and so on. Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper also gives you a hand to customize your video effects, such as video trimming, cropping, merging, watermarking and so on. More amazing features are waiting for you to experience.

Follow the below steps to learn how to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to video files for HP Mediasmart Server in detail with Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper.

  1. Download and install Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper. Get source Blu-ray movies ready for converting.
  2. Launch Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper and then click the “Load BD/DVD” option to browse and load source Blu-ray movies from disc, folder or ISO image file.
  3. After loading, you could select titles for converting, select subtitles and audio tracks, merge files, edit Blu-ray movies, etc.
  4. Click the “Profile” box to set output format. Choose one profile that is compatible with HP Mediasmart Server, say MP4.
  5. Click the “Destination Folder” box to set output directory for saving output video files.
  6. Finally, click the bottom right “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray movies to videos for HP Mediasmart Server.

Part 4: Comparison and Conclusion

The below comparison table will show you the differences between these 3 Blu-ray backup tools.

 

Leawo Blu-ray Copy

Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper

Decrypt Blu-ray/DVD content

Yes

Yes

No

Backup Blu-ray/DVD to computer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Back up Blu-ray/DVD to disc

Yes

No

No

Copy ISO image files to disc

Yes

No

No

Rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to video/audio

No

Yes

Yes

Convert ISO image files to video

No

Yes

Yes

Blu-ray/DVD content loading

Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode

Full Movie, Main Movie and Custom Mode

Custom Mode

Edit Blu-ray/DVD movies before converting

No

Yes

Yes

Adjust output video and audio parameters

NA

Yes

Yes

Apply 3D movie effect

No

Yes

Yes

Select subtitles and audio tracks

Yes

Yes

Yes

Play back DVD movies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Take screenshots

Yes

Yes

Yes

Merge DVD files to one file

No

Yes

Yes

Availability

Windows, Mac

Windows, Mac

Windows, Mac

You could use any of these 3 Blu-ray backup tools to copy and back up Blu-ray movies for HP Mediasmart Server. Leawo Blu-ray Copy backs up Blu-ray/DVD movies to computer or blank discs without changing the Blu-ray/DVD structure, while Leawo Blu-ray Ripper and Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper change Blu-ray/DVD movies to digital video files for diverse devices and players. Between Leawo Blu-ray Ripper and Aiseesoft Blu-ray Ripper, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper performs better in disc decrypting and restriction breaking.