Thursday, January 29, 2015

Watch Blu-ray ISO movies on Surface Pro 3 with multiple languages

Looking for a way to convert existing Blu-ray ISO collection to Surface Pro 3 so that you can watch them with multiple languages? Simply follow this article to get it done!

Equipped with 12 inches, 2160 x 1440 pixel-free resolution, 3:2 aspect ratio, Surface Pro 3 exceeds our expectations about tablet display and makes itself an ideal device to watch movies.

Surface Pro 3

Generally speaking, a Blu-ray movie will contain multiple tracks and subtitles, that will give us wonderful audio enjoyment and allows us the select the language we need. If you just create some Blu-ray ISO image files and want to get them into Surface Pro 3 for amusement meanwhile switch to the desired language during playback? This tutorial is about how to convert Blu-ray ISO to Surface Pro 3 in MP4 format easily and fast with keeping multi-tracks.

At first, Pavtube ByteCopy is your great choice to rip Blu-ray ISO files to Surface Pro 3 compatible MP4 format as well as multiple audio tracks saved for Surface Pro 3, after converting, you can freely transfer and watch Blu-ray ISO movies on Surface Pro 3 with any language by switching to the desired one. Below is how.

Rip Blu-ray ISO to Multi-track MP4 format for Surface Pro 3 viewing

Part One. Convert Blu-ray ISO to Multi-track MP4 for Surface Pro 3

Step 1. Free download the Multi-track Blu-ray ISO Converter (Mac users can download here), install and launch it. Click the “ISO/IFO” button to import source Blu-ray ISO files.

Step 2. Choose “Multi-track Video > Multi-track MP4 (*.mp4)” from the “Format” drop-down list as output format.

Tip: This profile extracts more than one audio track from source Blu-ray ISO movies in saved MP4 files. And you are allowed to remove unwanted audio track by unchecking the “Check” box in front of each audio source.

Step 3. Hit the “Convert” button on Pavtube ByteCopy main UI to start ripping Blu-ray ISO to Multi-track MP4 for Surface Pro 3. Once the conversion process finishes, open output folder and locate the created multi-track MP4 movie for video transferring.

Part Two. Stream and watch Multi-track MP4 movies on Surface Pro 3

Step 1. Install multi-track player on Surface Pro 3. When typing in the keyword “multitrack player” in Windows Store, many free or charged apps would show up, choose one and install on your Surface Pro 3 (Here recommend you to use VLC Player).

Step 2. Then add created multi-track MP4 movie to this multi-track player.

Step 3. Open this multi-track player, open the source multi-track MP4, and choose wanted language during movie playback.


If you don't need multi-track format, you can learn how to put Blu-ray ISO movies onto Surface Pro 3 here. Just have a try! And read how to convert DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Copy for Surface Pro 3 playback.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Compress my BluRay collection for watching on tablet/phone when travelling

Have some Blu-ray collections and want to watch them on tablet/phone when travelling? Read this simple tutorial to downscale and compress Blu-ray for easier playback on tablet/phone.

Blu-ray movies are on the verge of conquering the whole world, more and more people own Blu-ray Discs, here in this article you're going to be recommended with top 10 best popular Blu-ray movies, and you will get the best blu-ray ripper software which can help you to backup and rip blu-ray movies to video formats in smaller size for viewing on tablet/phone when travelling.

Compress BluRay collection for watching on tablet/phone

Top Blu-ray movies recommended:

X-Men: Days of Future Past, Godzilla, Muppets Most Wanted, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Noah, Non-Stop, Robocop, 300: Rise of an Empire

There is a major issue that most of the Blu-ray users are plagued with. The Blu-ray films are hard to backup onto tablet/phone due to the copy protection and of course never easy to carry around because of the large size. For this I intend, you need a Blu-ray Ripper for you to compress file size of a Blu-ray movie into tablet/phone supported format for watching freely.

Formerly, I considered DVDFab as well, but it seemed quite expensive, but now luckily I found this alternative to DVDFab with reasonable price as well as effective functions- Pavtube BDMagic which can not only reduce the size of the Blu-rays for you at super speed and high quality exported movies for watching on my 1080p tablet and 720p phone, but also make lossless copy of BluRay collection with the "Copy entire disc" option of this Blu-ray Ripper.

Guide: How to downsize Blu-ray collection for tablet/phone with best quality

Step 1. Load Blu-ray Movie

Launch the Best Blu-ray Ripper(Mac version is here) and click "Load file(s)" to load original Blu-ray discs.

You need a Blu-ray Disc drive (either external or internal) to read Blu-ray Disc. Click the main file of your Blu-ray to select the subtitles for Blu-ray movies in the "Subtitles" option.

the Best Blu-ray Ripper

Step 2. Choose the suitable output format

For storing, the MP4 is the most compatible format for portable devices like tablet or phone. You also can choose the preset output format for spacial devices such as iPad, Samsung.etc. Other places to store blu-ray are a PC/Mac, an external hard drive, an SD card, cloud services, etc.

Step 3. Compress Blu-ray file size

Before conversion, you can go to the "Settings" to set the parameters for your movie. To compress the file size, adjust the parameters to be smaller.

Note: Some quality will be lost if you compress them to be much smaller. So Pls ensure the movie quality before adjust the parameters.

Step 4. Rip Blu-ray collection to minimize the file size

Click the "Convert" button on the main interface to start compressing the file size of the Blu-ray

Once the conversion finished, you can get the ripped video as you wanted by clicking "Open" button. Sharing your movies with families and friends on tablet and smart phone when travelling is easy for you now!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

How can I get my TiVo recordings to PS3 for playback?

This article offers a brief instruction about how to get TiVo recordings to PS3 for playback with ease by converting Tivo to PS3 compatible video files.
It must be a huge waste to just play HD games on your game console, like PS3, Xbox and Nintendo Wii. Apart from their main purpose, you can also regard PS3 as a Media Player.

converting Tivo to PS3

As we know, the PS3 can support MPEG-4, H.264, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, AVI, Motion JPEG, AVCHD(.m2ts / .mts), DivX, WMV, VC-1 formats. Thus, if you have some Tivo recordings and want to stream via PS3 Media Server without problems, the easy option is to convert TiVo recordings to PS3 compatible video files.

Along with some help from third party program, it can be done effortlessly. Searching online, more than one people recommend Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to change TiVo format to PS3 acceptable one.

This video app works as the best software to convert TiVo files to PS3 friendly MP4 format with least quality loss. Moreover, this program also comes with optimized format presets for almost all popular multimedia devices. With it, you should be able to open, play, edit, upload the new file without any hassle. And you could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. If you are running on Mac, please turn to the mac version.

How to convert and play TiVo shows via PS3 

1. Load TiVo files

Start up this program, and then click “Add Video” to import all .tivo files. You can also import DVD VOB for converting.

Tivo to PS3 Converter

Tip: When first loading, Pavtube TiVo Converter will ask you to input your Media Access Key. Simply press “Option” button and switch to “TiVo” tab to enter your Media Access Key, and click “OK” to confirm.

2. Select output format

Click the "Format" option, and choose "PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)" from "PSP/PS3" profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose PSP/PS3 > PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4) for PS3 Media Server.

PS3 video format

3. Start TiVo to PS3 Conversion

Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding TiVo to PS3.

The process will be finished soon. After the conversion, you can easily find the encoded TiVo video clips in the destination folder by clicking "Open" button for streaming and sharing to your other devices via PS3 Media Server.

Additional Tips: 

1. If you haven’t got TiVo files ready on your PC, follow the steps: Launch TiVo Desktop Plus software on your PC. Connect TiVo to your home network, and then the TiVo Desktop will provide you with a list of shows for transferring to your PC. Then please transfer the TiVo TV shows you want to PC. Once all the shows you selected have been downloaded from your TiVo, they will appear in the Now Playing list in TiVo Desktop.

TiVo Desktop Plus software

2. As you see, this TiVo to PS3 Converter also allows you to turn Blu-ray and DVD to play on PS3 and other media server like Plex for watching with the best quality.

3. If you transfer the Tivo file over 4GB to PS3 from HDD, you have to split Tivo file to smaller size for PS3 due to the limitation of FAT32 file system which PS3 supports only.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Rip & Copy Blu-ray movies to Asus VivoTab 8 tablet

The following article will provide a solution to VivoTab 8 BD playback issue as well as how to successfully watch or play Blu-ray on Asus VivoTab 8 tablet.

Work or play, the versatile ASUS VivoTab 8 has you covered. It's incredibly slim and light, making it easy to hold and carry in one hand—perfect for providing users extraordinary experience on watching videos. However, every bean has its black. As other tablet PCs, VivoTab 8 does not support direct playback of Blu-rays. To play Blu-ray on VivoTab 8, you need to rip Blu-ray to VivoTab 8 supported video format first.
Copy Blu-ray movies to Asus VivoTab 8 tablet

The Blu-ray to VivoTab 8 conversion only works when one can get a powerful Blu-ray for VivoTab 8 converter. After the conversion, the Windows device can get access to the converted Blu-ray files easily. Therefore, to manage the conversion from Blu-ray file to VivoTab 8 video, Windows users can refer to Pavtube BDMagic while Mac users to BDMagic for Mac.

Overall, with this Blu-ray to VivoTab 8 converter, you can rip Blu-rays and lossless re-encode Blu-rays to MP4 format as compatible size for VivoTab 8. Of course, this Blu-ray ripper can help you convert commercial Blu-ray movies to AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, etc as well. What's more, it can also enable you to rip Blu-ray for directly playback on other WindowsAndroid, iOS based devices. (Read reviews)

Guide to ripping and putting Blu-ray movies on Asus VivoTab 8

Step 1: Launch the Blu-ray Ripper for VivoTab 8, click "Blu-ray disc" icon to load the Blu-ray files from your computer's hard drive. ISO image files is also supported. After the Blu-ray files are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and take snapshots of your favorite movie scene.

Blu-ray Ripper for VivoTab 8

Step 2: Click "Format" bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for VivoTab 8 under "ASUS > ASUS VivoTab Series(Windows 8) H.264 Video(*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on the Asus VivoTab Windows tablet perfectly and supplies full-screen playback. (Also learn how to do Blu-ray to Transformer Pad conversion)


1. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. For watching videos on the Windows based tablet, 720p with 2000kbps is just all right. I found bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

2. Before the conversion, you can click "Edit" to edit your videos by cropping, trimming, adding watermarks, etc. What's more, you can choose the subtitles and audio track for the target video on the main interface. 

Step 3: When everything is OK, just press "Convert" button to start to convert Blu-ray to Asus VivoTab 8 mp4 videos.

Bingo! After the conversion, just download and copy the converted video files to your VivoTab 8. In this way, you can watch Blu-ray movies on Asus VivoTab 8 and enjoy the Blu-ray movies!

Also get your DVD and SD/HD videos on your Asus tablets for watching.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Convert 3D Blu-ray for playing on TV via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3

This tutorial is about how to convert 3D Blu-ray movies to play on TV via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3 with ease using a top 3D Blu-ray Ripper.

I have an LG TV (basic model 55"), can I rip my own 3D Blu-ray movies and convert them to a file I could play on my TV via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3. I'm a Mac user. How can I do this?

stream 3D Blu-ray to TV for playback via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3

To stream a 3D Blu-ray to TV for playback via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3, you just need an external Blu-ray drive to hook up to your Mac and a Mac 3D Blu-ray ripper software which has the power to convert 3D Blu-rays into a playable format with TV/Fire TV/Roku on Mac.

Here Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac is such a tool for Mac users(including Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, etc), all all-in-one Blu-ray and DVD tool that helps you convert 2D/3D Blu-ray and standard DVD to Side-by-Side 3D, Anaglyph 3D and Top-Bottom 3D video within a few clicks; of course, you can also rip Blu-ray/DVD to normal 2D for more widely use. (Read the review) Just download the excellent 3D Blu-ray Ripper now and start the 3D Blu-ray conversion.

Convert 3D Blu-rays for streaming to TV via Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3 on Mac

Step 1: Install and launch the top 3D Blu-ray Converter for Mac(Windows version) onto your computer; then click the disc icon to load the target 3D Blu-ray.

3D Blu-ray Converter for Mac

Step 2: Click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then choose your needed one from the multiple output format presets. You can convert 3D BD to 2D MKV, MP4 for streaming, or choose "MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)" from "3D Video" option if you have a 3D TV and want to keep the 3D effect. Also you can create 3D SBS MP4 from 3D Blu-ray for watching.

3D SBS MKV format

Tip: Click “Settings” button to do corresponding settings regarding to video, audio. Under “3D” item, you can choose Side-By-Side or Top-Bottom effect. (Read the differences Between Anaglyph 3D and Side-by-Side 3D)

3D SBS MKV settings

Step 3: After you have done all the settings, return to the main interface to hit Convert button to start 3D Blu-ray to TV converting process.

When the conversion is finished, you can stream and transfer the 3D Blu-ray to TV for enjoyment in 2D/3D effect without any hassles using Amazon Fire TV and Roku 3.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Rip Boyhood Blu-ray to ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T for playing On-the-go

In this article you can learn the way to import Boyhood Blu-ray movies to Asus Transformer Pad TF701T tablet for playing freely.

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T bring us high-end tech experience: a 10.1 inch screen with 2560 x 1600 resolution display, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage. With this tablet full of music and movies, you will not be alone when traveling for a living and requiring something that you could pack and go. Then what if you would like to watch your new purchased Blu-ray disc like Boyhood on TF701T?

import Boyhood Blu-ray to Transformer Pad TF701T

Since Transformer Pad TF701T can play H.264, H.263, MP4 videos, you can convert Boyhood Blu-ray to TF701T supported MP4 video files first before copying. Then what you need is a top Blu-ray ripping program.

Puzzle at which one to select? Pavtube BDMagic, an intuitive Blu-ray converting software, is highly recommended to help you easily get your work done. (This is a review for you) It provides the best solution for you to rip Blu-ray to Transformer Pad TF701T friendly video files like MP4 with high output video quality and fast ripping speed. Besides, it can also convert Bl-ray to all popular video formats like MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, VOB, WMV, etc. Mac version is here.

Free download the Blu-ray converter and add Boyhood Blu-ray movie files for playback on Asus Transformer Pad TF701T tablet.

How to convert Boyhood Blu-ray to Transformer Pad TF701T highly compatible videos

1. Import Boyhood Blu-ray movies

Get source Blu-ray movies ready and then launch the Blu-ray Ripper for Transformer Pad. Now load source Boyhood Blu-ray  by clicking the disc icon.

Tip: To copy Blu-ray files to Transformer Pad TF701T with subtitles, just simply turn to "Subtitles" selection and choose you what.

2. Decide output format

Click "Format" bar, and select "Asus > ASUS Transformer Pad 300 Video(*.mp4)" as target format. The output videos could fit on Transformer Pad TF701T.

Tip: You can also click "Settings" to change the video resolution, frame rate, encoder, etc. to your wish. To fit 2560 x 1600 resolution, you can set video size to 1920*1080.

3. Start Boyhood Blu-ray to Transformer Pad TF701T conversion

Click the "Convert" button on the main interface and the software will start to rip Boyhood Blu-ray movies to Transformer Pad TF701T friendly video formats immediately.

When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to Asus Transformer Pad TF701T for playback on the go! Also you can rip your DVD, convert common videos and DRM-ed iTunes m4v to your Transformer Pad tablets.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Help with ripping The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD to Transformer Pad Tablet

Here is a simple guide on playing The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD on ASUS Transformer Pad Tablet via converting DVD to Transformer Pad optimize MP4 format.

I still collect every season of “The Simpsons,” especially now that they’re on DVD. The first thing I do when I get a new “Simpsons” DVD is put in each disc to see the new HD animated. With The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD released, I would like to rip it to play on ASUS Transformer Pad Tablet on my 2 hours' boring journey by plane. Here is my issue:

Put The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD to Transformer Pad

When I load the source The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD into Handbrake, it crashes. When I load into Mac the Ripper 2.66 and 3.0 r14, they both crash as well. I tried using Fairmount to make a drive of the disks, but again when I try to load into handbrake or mac the ripper, it still crashes. Does anyone have any ideas as to any other software I could try, or a better suggestion?

As you see, to rip DVD for playing on Transformer Pad, a professional DVD to Transformer Pad converter is the key. After searching, I find Pavtube DVDAid is the best tool to realize my goal. (A review is here)

It is easy to use and can convert The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD series (disc/folder/iso/ifo image files) to play on ASUS Transformer Pad Tablet with great quality. Also it can extract audio from a DVD, and save as WMA, WAV, M4A, AAC, MP3, etc. But among others, the top reason to recommend this DVD ripper lies in its ability to support all the latest DVD copy protection like Disney, region code, RCE, DVD CSS, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, etc. The equivalent Mac version is DVDAid for Mac. Just get it now and here I share my way to copy The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD movie to Transformer Pad for smoothly playing!

Rip The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD to Transformer Pad compatible video formats

Step 1: Add DVD movies

Start the DVD to Transformer Pad Converter and click DVD disc icon to load source DVD movies. If you have backup the entire DVD disc on hard drive, you can also click DVD Folder button to load the movie folder.

DVD to Transformer Pad Converter

Tip: Before start the conversion, you can also select your preferred subtitles for your movie from the Subtitles option.

Step 2: Choose output format

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then tap "transformer" in the search box, after that, you will see several options such as "ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101 Video(*.mp4)", "ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 Video(*.mp4)","ASUS Transformer Pad 300 Video(*.mp4)", "ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity 700 Full HD Video(*.mp4)". Just choose the suitable one according to your device model.

Transformer Pad Tablet video format

If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.

Step 3: Start the DVD to Transformer Pad conversion

When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click "Convert" and let the software do the DVD to Transformer Pad MP4 conversion. After the ripping, you can click "Open" to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to Transformer Pad.

With the steps above, I can freely put The Simpsons: Season 17 DVD on ASUS Transformer Pad Tablet for movie playback on journey by plane without limitation.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Rip/Transfer "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3

This guide shows you the easiest way to rip and convert "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3 compatible video formats on Mac for freely enjoyment.

"Guardians of the Galaxy is among the best Blu-ray releases of December. Recently we have got one, and my wife wanted to watch the movie when we are going on skiing holiday since we had a bluray only copy (no digital or DVD) so was looking for a way to rip the disc to iPad Mini 3. We have a number of other bluray only movies, so decided that a piece os software that performed the ripping task in one pass would be useful. We are working on Mac OS X 10.10. Any suggestion?"

Coming with the same IPS panel as the iPad Mini 2, i.e. a 7.9-inch Retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536, iPad Mini 3 makes it quite enjoyable for movie watching. If you want to watch "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 3 anytime and anywhere you like, you have to rip Blu-ray to a iPad Mini 3 supported video format first before transferring them to your device.

convert "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3

To realize the Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3 conversion, you need the help of a program that is capable of ripping Blu-ray movies to iPad Mini 3 readable video formats bypassing the Blu-ray copy protection.

If you are mac users, here, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac is highly recommended to help you finish the task. With it, you can convert the commercial Blu-ray and DVD movies to iPad Mini 3 friendly format like MP4 keeping the stunning image quality. Overall, the Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3 Converter is easy to use for editing, conversion and full disc copying of your Blu-rays and DVDs. Compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. For Windows users, Pavtube BDMagic is the alternative choice. Now download the program and follow the guide to rip Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3.

Read: 2016 Top 5 Blu-ray to iPad Air/Mini/Pro Converter

How to convert "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray movies for iPad Mini 3 on Mac

1. Import Blu-ray movies

Insert the "Guardians of the Galaxy" Blu-ray disc to external Blu-ray drive and click the "Load Disc" button to add the Blu-ray movies you want to play on your iPad Mini 3. Note that you can also add regular DVD to rip.

Learn >> Rip and Put Blu-ray to iPad Air 3?

2. Choose output profile

Choose output format via clicking the Format bar. Here you can select "iPad > iPad Mini HD Video(*.mp4)" as the export format. The output videos could fit on iPad Mini 3 perfectly. Plus, it also provides the optimal presets for SurfaceGalaxy NoteiPhone 6 Plus, Apple TV, Nexus 10, Kindle Fire HD and more.

Please click 'Settings' button to tweak the detailed video and audio encoding settings.

Note: If you If you set the larger video size and high video bitrate, the output would probably look blocky and terrible due to the Blu-ray’s native video resolution.

3. Start converting Blu-ray for iPad Mini 3

Before start conversion, you can select your preferred subtitles for your output video. Finally, hit the "Convert" button to start to rip "Guardians of the Galaxy" 1080p Blu-ray movies to iPad Mini 3 mp4 videos.

After that, find the converted videos in your output folder and transfer them to your iTunes library and sync your iPad Mini. In this way, you can watch Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 3 freely as you wish.