Enjoying Blu-ray movies at home with home theatre system from Blu-ray player or computer is great fun. However, it will be troubled for you to carry a hardware Blu-ray player or a device with Blu-ray drive around your journey. Meanwhile, Blu-ray discs might be easy to be lost or broken. In such conditions, ripping Blu-ray movies to your USB Type C/3.1 would be of great help – easy to carry.
The reasons why you rip Blu-ray movies to USB Type C/3.1 is not the point, the real point is which method is effective for you to get the target. Seeking out a software to help your rip Blu-ray movies to USB is a snap, but seeking out the right one is a difficult task.
Before you rip and copy Blu-ray movies to USB Type C/3.1/ Drive, let’s take a brief recap of the difference between these two standards. USB Type C, a new reversible connector, is a supplement to the USB 3.1 specification. Featuring improved power-delivery and small size, the USB 3.1 Type C transfers data in a surprising fast speed (10Gbps).
What devices use USB Type C/3.1
MacBook ships with USB Type C/3.1, but it’s not the only one, in fact, Nokia’s N1 tablet, Google’s the newest Chromebook Pixel also use the new port. Other storage drives that adopts Type C connectors are LaCie’s new Porsche Mobile Design portable drives, Emtec’s Duo USB-C thumb drives, SanDisk’s 32GB flash drive. Note that USB 3.1 peripheral are on the way. If you are going to rip Blu-ray movie to USB Type C and USB 3.1, be ware of what devices have these USB ports.
After knowing the above knowledge, we will search a suitable software for ripping Blu-ray to a friendly format that can be compatibility with USB Type C/3.1.
Method 1: Ripping Blu-ray movies to USB Type C/3.1 via Handbrake
Step 1: Download and Install Handbrake
If you try to directly open a Blu-ray disc by navigating to the optical drive, you will get the error “No Title(s) found”. Your source may be copy protected, badly mastered or in a format which HandBrake does not support.” At this moment, you need to download VLC and MakeMKV, install it then your Handbrake will read Blu-ray disc. Please see the interface of HandBrake:
Note 1: Before ripping Blu-ray with Handbrake, remember that Handbrake only converts Blu-ray that can be played in yourBlu-ray player. So if you’ve got a BD filled with video files, such as AVI, MPG, WMV, MOV, etc, Handbrake won’t convert them.
Step 2: Start Ripping Blu-ray with Handbrake
1. Import Blu-ray to Handbrake: the GUI of Handbrake Windows edition has been improved to support Drag / Drop Video onto Main Window to scan. But you can’t do this with Blu-ray disc. You still need to navigate to Blu-ray drive with Sourced rop down button.
2.Processing Blu-ray Title scanning: Then Handbrake will step-by-step scan your Blu-ray Disc. It will take ten minutes to finish scanning 95 titles Blu-ray. So you need to be patient with this pressure.
3.Set Output folder for Blu-ray Movie: With Destination Browse button, you can set the output folder for your Blu-ray movie. And you can choose a different location if you’d like to save your file elsewhere.
4.Choose the Container format for Blu-ray movie: you get to options in the Container dropdown button – Rip Blu-ray to MKV or Blu-ray to MP4. That depends on what will you use for them.
5.The output Video/Audio Settings: This part is the most outstanding for Handbrake, which can make complicated so simplized. There is no room to discover the whole functionality of Handbrake so you can consult basic tutorial of Handbrake for Windows or Mac.
6.Watch the Blu-ray Ripping process: If you want to check whether Handbrake is ripping your Blu-ray after preset all parameters and click Start button, you can see the process bar on the bottom.
You should know that Handbrake doesn’t decrypt Blu-ray movies. Handbrake need to decode Blu-ray M2TS video and encode to the format you choose, which is also in HD quality. Therefore the Blu-ray conversion could be a half day’s journey.
Method 2: Ripping Blu-ray movies to USB Type C/3.1 via Pavtube BDMagic
Except above mentioned method, a commercial Blu-ray movies to USB Type C/3.1 software to accomplish Blu-ray movies to USB drive copying. When choosing a right Blu-ray to USB tool, many things should be taken into consideration, including: copy speed, output quality, price, disc protection removal, etc. Thinking over these consideration, Pavtube BDMagic for Mac (Top 5 Blu-ray Rippers Review) with its widely accepted as the best Blu-ray rip software.
You can import all kinds of Blu-ray sources: physical Blu-ray/DVD disc, Blu-ray ISO, BDMV folder, DVD ISO and IFO file, protected Blu-ray Disc and unprotected Blu-ray Disc. Using the “Full Disc Copy” feature, you can preserve the Blu-ray’s original file structure, backup Blu-ray disc to PC with one click. Using “Directly Copy” feature, you can backup Blu-ray/DVD main movie in original format (m2ts or vob) without quality loss. Plus, Pavtube BDMagic increases speed up to 6 times faster than ever before.
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How to rip Blu-ray to a USB Type C/3.1/ Drive?
Step 1. Add Blu-ray disc movies
Run the program on your computer, on the main interface click “File” or the file icon right below it to import the Blu-ray disc to the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format
Click “Format” drop-down bar, scroll down the menu on the left, go to select Mac and PC playable formats such as “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” or other accepted formats like AVI, WMV, MPEG, etc.
Tips: Choosing the output format is depends on your output device, so selected your device supports format.
Step 4: Start the final ripping process
Switch back to the main interface, tap right-bottom “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray movies to Mac and PC player readable file formats.
The conversion time may decide by the movie length or file size of your Blu-ray disc, when the conversion is over, you can transfer the converted movies to the USB Type C/3.1/ Drive that you can enjoy it once you connect your USB with your Mac/PC.
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