Watching Blu-ray DVD movies on Nabi 2 with subtitles

The Nabi 2 is tough and well worth the price for what it is. It a great tool for your kids to learn since it has a lot of activities that make them learn. Plus, we can say without reservation that the Nabi 2 tablet absolutely rocks for watching movies. If you wanna transfer your kids’ favorite Blu-ray/DVD movies to Nabi 2 for his/her amusement, here is a simple tutorial for you, guaranteed to get Blu-ray, DVD movies onto Nabi 2 while keeping original high quality.

To get the work done, you need to get some help from third-party software. There are many programs out there that allow you to make copies of your Blu-ray and DVDs. The best program I can recommend for ripping Blu-ray/DVD to Nabi 2 tablet is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (available for Windows or for Mac users). It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my BDs and DVDs.

The program takes everything from the DVD or Blu-ray, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. With it, you can bypass the digital protection and convert Blu-ray/DVD to any format you want (without losing the quality of your Blu-ray, DVD). The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. And the conversion speed is faster than most similar apps on market. Download it now and start the DVD/Blu-ray to Nabi 2 tablet conversion task.

How to Rip Blu-ray, DVD for playing on Nabi 2 Tablet

Step 1 -> Insert your Blu-ray/DVD disc into you’re a BD/DVD drive, and then Launch the Blu-ray Ripper for Nabi Tablet; click the “Disc” button on the interface to navigate to the Blu-ray or DVD movies you want to convert. You can freely select subtitles for your movie.

Step 2 -> The same as other Android tablets, Nabi 2 well support MP4 video files. Here, you can go to Format > “Common Video” and select H.264 MP4 as output format. Or click on the pull down menu of Android and choose “Android Tablet 720P Video(*.mp4)” as the target format.

Step 3 -> You can also click “Settings” to change the video encoder, frame rate, resolution, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. According to my experience, for watching movies on the Nabi 2, 720p with 1500kbps~2000kbps (depending on the movie length) is just all right.

Step 4 -> When everything is OK, just press the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray/DVD to Nabi 2 MP4 videos. It will not take much time. Just wait for the conversion process to get done.

After the conversion, connect your tablet to PC and transfer Blu-ray, DVD videos to Nabi 2 for your kids enjoyment.

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Play DVD on Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8 in best quality

There are more and more Android tablets hit the market like Asus MeMo Pad HD 7, MeMo Pad HD 8. Both of the two Android tablets from Asus run smoothly and have a good display and size. Well, in this article, I don’t generally do reviews but I did want to share the tips and tricks with all of you how to play DVD on Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8. If you have the intention to get DVD movies to Memo Pad HD 7 or Memo Pad HD 8, just read on.

To get your movies off of DVD discs and onto Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8 for playback, you may have to do some work in advance. I mean you’ll need to rip and convert DVD to MeMo Pad HD 7/8 compatible video formats first since there is no DVD drive on Infinity. Here’s how. You can get Brorsoft DVD Ripper to finish the conversion task.

As one of the best DVD Ripping software, the program is easy to use and can help you rip DVD to Asus MeMo Pad HD 7, Asus MeMo Pad HD 8 supported H.264 video files. It has a lot of great features, such as customizable output formats, intuitive clip trimming, and so on. Best of all, it works flawlessly. So far I have used it to rip about 75 DVDs without any issues. For Mac owners, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which can aid you to convert DVD, DVD ISO to Asus MeMo Pad on Mac OS X. Below is how.

How to Convert DVD movies to Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8 playable videos

Step 1. Add DVD movies

Add your DVD files by clicking the “Load DVD”. After the DVD movies are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and take snapshots of your favorite movie scene.

Step 2. Choose output video format

Click “Format” bar, then select Asus > ASUS MeMo Pad Series Video(*.mp4) as the output format.

Step 3. Video/Audio parameter settings

If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. For watching videos on the Android-based Tablet, 720p with 1500~2000kbps is just all right. I found the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means itrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 4. Start conversion

When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click “Convert” and let the software do the DVD to MP4 conversion for Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8. After the ripping, you can click “Open” to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to your Asus MeMo Pad HD 7/8 without limitations!

Additional Tips
If your movie isn’t already in one of the supported formats or it’s still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the all-in-one app Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (or its equivalent Mac verison – iMedia Converter Mac) to rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, MTS, etc. to your Asus MeMo Pad HD 7, MeMo Pad HD 8, Transformer Pad TF700, Prime TF201, Asus VivoTab RT, Galaxy Tab, Nook HD and other Android tablets/phones for smoothly playing.

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Watch Blu-ray movies on Galaxy S6 in full screen

If you need a smartphone that is rugged the Samsung Galaxy S6 may just be your next device. Its big 5.1” screen with 2560 x 1440 pixel QHD resolution will be perfect for watching movies. If you want to get some of your favorite Blu-ray movies onto Samsung Galaxy S6 for playback, you can follow the simple guide to rip and convert Blu-ray to Galaxy S6 with the best quality.

In fact, it is easy to watch Blu-ray movies on Galaxy S6 as long as you got Blu-ray ripping software in hand. The best program I can recommend for converting Blu-ray to Galaxy S6 is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper. It is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of Blu-ray.

It is an ideal app for you to rip Blu-ray to Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Tab 4 and more. Besides, it also can help you to convert Blu-ray, DVD to almost any other common video format such as VOB, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV or backup the BD, DVD keeping the whole movie structure as you need. If you are running on Mac, pleas turn to the  Blu-ray ripper for Mac. Now just download it and follow the tutorial below to rip and import Blu-ray movies to Samsung Galaxy S6.

How to convert and play Blu-ray on Galaxy S6 in full screen

This quick-start guide uses Blu-ray Ripper Windows (Windows 8 included) version screenshots. The way to rip Blu-ray for Galaxy S6 on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

1. Load Blu-ray  files

Place the disc from the BD drive. Launch the Blu ray to Galaxy S6 converter; click disc button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. Loaded Blu-ray movies can be previewed in the right preview window.

2. Select Output format

Click “Format” bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge under “Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)”. The output videos could fit on your Galaxy S6, S6 Edge perfectly.


a. You can click the drop down menu after “Subtitles” to select your desired subtitle tracks.

b. To watch Blu-ray movies to Galaxy S6 in full screen and keeps the highest quality, you’d better click the Settings icon to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

3. Start Blu-ray to Galaxy S6 conversion

Finally, Click “Convert” Button, start the 1080p Blu-ray to Galaxy S6 conversion.

After the conversion, hit the Open button on the main interface to get the output videos. So there you’ve it. Now you know how to transfer Blu-ray movies to Galaxy S6 for playback in the best effect.

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Importing Panasonic HC-V770 MTS to Final Cut Pro X

I’m looking to upgrade from my Panasonic SD9 that I bought in 2009, and it looks like the current HC-V770 is the right one for me. It enables users to record Full HD 1080p at up to 120 fps. While I’ve read threads about problems when importing footage from Panasonic HC-V770 to Final Cut Pro (even with the latest FCP X). Searching further through forums, I have figured out a solution. If you’re in such a situation, you can read on the article to learn more, which mainly shows you how to get Panasonic V770 1080 60P footage and FCP X to work beautifully.

Currently 1080/60p or 1080/50p footage is a very non-standard format and it’s unsupported in FCP 6/7 even the latest FCP X. In order to import Panasonic HC-V770 AVCHD footage into FCP X for smoothly editing, you can use 3rd-party software to re-wrap and convert 1080 60p MTS to ProRes .mov format first, which is a native format for Final Cut Pro. It’s a great way to achieve your goal smoothly. For this purpose, this article will show you how to transcode Panasonic V770 MTS to ProRes MOV in detail.

Converting Panasonic HC-V770 AVCHD to ProRes Final Cut Pro X Editing

The quick workaround is to use Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, which can be used as a professional Panasonic AVCHD MTS Converter under OS X (Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can transcode Panasonic HC-V770 MTS to ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro X. Besides, more presets like Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer are provided as well.

Step 1. Load original MTS files

Launch the Mac Panasonic MTS Converter, and click the “Add” button to load the .mts videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the 1080p .mts files to the application UI.

Step 2. Choose output format

Press “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Format > Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the best codec for FCP 6/7 and FCP X on Mac.

Tip: You can click “settings” button in the main interface to customize the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, etc.

Step 3. Start converting

Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac MTS to ProRes Converter will start transcoding Panasonic V770 MTS to Prores MOV for FCP(X) on Mac.

After the conversion, click the “Open” button to locate converted files, then load ProRes .MOV files in FCP (X). Now you can successfully and easily import HC-V700 footage to FCP X for editing with best quality.

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Ripping Blu-ray to Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Have a got a new Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet? I’ve got one and love it. I’m about to the point where I want to rip Blu-ray to Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet and am wondering what would be the best way to go about it? In fact, I would say I’m somewhat of a Blu Ray ripping novice. I usually use the disk. I’ve been experimenting with a pile of Blu-ray ripping tools and finally decide one. Now I’m sharing the way to convert and play Blu-ray on Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet with ease.

I found Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper which aims to solve this problem by giving us the ability to rip our purchased physical Blu-ray discs to a decent format you want. It’s professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. It will halso elp you backup your Blu-ray disk and save the time looking for them from the cardboard with ease. With it, you can convert Blu-ray to Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet at fast speed without original quality. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get Blu-ray Ripping software for Mac.

Here is the step-by-step guide on ripping, converting Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray Ripper for Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load movies.

Step 2: Choose output format Click the Format bar, and you can directly choose the optimized profiles for Xperia Tablet under “Sony > Sony Xperia Tablet Series Video(*.mp4)” which can fit Xperia Z4 tablet perfectly.

Step 3: Start Blu-ray to Xperia Z4 Tablet ripping Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Blu-ray ripper will start the conversion from Blu-ray movies to MP for Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet.

After conversion, you can transfer Blu-ray movies to Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet freely. Enjoy.

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Free way to encode MKV/AVI/VOB/MPG for Galaxy S6 playback

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s 5.1-inch beautiful 3840×2160 screen is great for watching movies. It is capable of storing and playing videos perfectly encoded in the MP4 container format. While, if you have MKV, AVI, VOB, MPG files you’d like to transfer to your device, you can convert them into the MP4 format yourself. This article will introduce an easy to encode MKV/AVI/VOB/MPG to Galaxy S6 for playback on the go.

There are multiple software products available for this purpose. A completely free method for converting videos into the MP4 format for Samsung Galaxy S6 uses Handbrake. It converts the file into the MP4 container format. There is no Samsung Galaxy S option for Handbrake, but there is a general MP4 option in the Container drop-down box on the main screen. Note: Handbrake input formats just includes MP4, MKV, AVI, M2TS, TS, it won’t help you convert VOB, MPG, FLV, MOV, TiVo, etc files for Galaxy S6.

To convert and put more movie files to Galaxy S6, we recommend you to download Brorsoft Video Converter app. Overall, the program can be used as an all-in-one video conversion app for Samsung Galaxy tablet and phone. With it, you can easily transcode AVI(Divx/Xvid), MKV(DTS), VOB, MPG, TiVo to MP4 videos for Galaxy S6 with high quality and fast encoding speed. Besides Galaxy S6, it can batch convert videos for Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 10 and more Android devices. It has an equivalent Mac version entitled Video Converter for Mac, which can convert videos to Galaxy S6 on Mac OS X(including Yosemite, Mavericks).

How to convert MKV/AVI/VOB/MPG to Samsung Galaxy S6 supported format

Step 1: Add Video Files

Install and run the Galaxy S6 Video Converter to your PC, click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” to import your source .vob, .mpg, .avi, .mkv videos. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

Step 2: Select Output Format

Click drop down menu of Format; here you can select “Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)” as the output format, which is a format specially designed for Galaxy S3 but also works for the S6 perfectly.

Tip: Set output video quality (Optional)
If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 3. Start converting videos to Galaxy S6

In the end, go back to the main interface and click the “Convert” button to start converting AVI, VOB, MPG, MKV for playing on Galaxy S6. Once the process completes, just click “Open” to find the Galaxy S6 playable MP4 videos and transfer them to your Galaxy S6 with ease.

If you are considering to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert videos, Blu-ray movies and DVDs to Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Tab 3, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD X, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, iPad or other devices at the same time, Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate will be a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.

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Sony PXW-Z100 to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 workflow

PXW-Z100 enriches Sony’s professional 4K camcorder lines. Utilizing Sony’s XAVC 4:2:2 10-bit intra frame recording format, it can bring you real 4K video. Some guys would like to edit the XAVC files from Sony PXW-Z100 in Adobe Premiere Pro. Unfortunately after import, a few issues occurred. How to solve the Sony PXW-Z100 to Premiere Pro importing issue? Now some tips and tricks for Sony PXW-Z100 to Adobe Premiere best workflow are listed below.

As we mentioned above, the PXW-Z100 uses Sony’s XAVC recording format first employed in the PMW-F55 CineAlta 4K camera. MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression is used for HD (1920 x 1080), QFHD (3840 x 2016) and 4K (4096 x 2160) content. But the latest high definition XAVC video format introduced by Sony is still not supported well by Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 so far, not only the 4K video. To edit Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC footage in Premiere Pro smoothly, a suggestion is to use Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to transcode XAVC to MPEG-2, which is a friendly format supported by Adobe PP.

It provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, AIC MOV for FCE (Final Cut Express) and iMovie, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer for better editing and playing. For Windows users, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter. Now just download it and follow the steps below to finish the Sony XAVC to MPEG-2 conversion.

How to Convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to Premiere Pro

1. Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the XAVC files to the software. Or you can also click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.

2. Choose output format. This video converter offers optimized format preset for Adobe Premiere, After Effects. Just click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” to set MPG format.

Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. 1080p would be the best settings. Of course, if you wanna get PXW-Z100 4K workflow in Adobe PP, you have keep the original video resolution.

3. Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac XAVC converter will start converting Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to .mpg for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos from output folder for easier editing in Premier Pro(CS4/CS5/CS6/CC).

Additional Tips:

This Sony PXW-Z100 to Premiere Pro Converter can also help you to encode XAVC video to iMovie, FCP, After Effects, FCE, Avid, etc. You just need to choose a proper video format like “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” in the second step. For Avid Media Composer, choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output; For Final Cut Pro, choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422(*.mov)” as output.

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Tips Playing DivX/XviD in iTunes(iTunes 12)

iTunes is the one best integrated on the Mac OS X: if you have iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, it still is a no brainer application. While, the point here is, iTunes is picky for the input file types. You may find it’s impossible to add Divx/XviD to iTunes directly. So, is there any way to play Divx/Xvid in iTunes with ease? A little searching turns up the solution…

One possible solution is that you can use Perian to get these files to play by the default QuickTime on Mac. If you stick with iTunes, you need to convert Divx/Xvid to iTunes friendly format like MP4, MOV. You can get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to achieve your goal.

Overall, the program can be used as a utility to convert Divx, Xvid to iTunes compatible file format like mp4, mov, m4v with high quality and fast encoding speed. Besides Divx, Xvid files, it can also help you encode/re-encode almost all 4K, 1080p, 720p HD videos including AVI, MKV, VOB, MPG, MOV, TiVo, MTS etc. to iTunes as well as iPhone, iPad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD and more media player or devices. For Windows users, please turn to Video Converter.

How to Convert XviD/DivX to iTunes supported video formats

Note: For Mac (Yosemite, Mavericks included) users, just follow the detailed guide to complete your conversion. The way to transfer Xvid, Divx to iTunes (iTunes 12) on Windows is the same. Just make sure you’ve downloaded the right version.

Step 1. Add XviD or DivX files

Launch the  XviD/DivX to iTunes converter, then head to the folder where your source videos are stored. Add the files to the program. Batch conversion is supported.

Step 2. Select iTunes supported format

Since iTunes supports MP4, M4V and MOV formats, you can click Format bar and choose any of the three from Common Video as the output file format. If you want to import Xvid, Dvix to iTunes for playing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select a format from decent device preset like iPad.

Tips: If you think the video size this not suitable for your iOS devices, you can first choose any one of the provided type, then change the “Settings”. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.

Step 3. Start converting Xvid/DivX to iTunes

Click the “Convert” button at the bottom right corner; it will start to convert XviD/DivX movies to iTunes immediately.

After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now add the converted files to iTunes library. iTunes will now have no trouble to transfer the XviD, DixV files to iPhone, iPad, iPod, or streaming to apple TV. Enjoy yourself!

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