How to Rip Netflix DVD to Apple TV 2/3/4

Q: “I just thought of something…would it be possible to get a Netflix account, get a DVD is the mail, pop it in your computer, RIP it on a hard drive, and put it on an Apple TV media player?”

You may as the above user wanna rip and copy Netflix DVD to your computer so that you can watch it some other time or transfer it to your Apple TV for playback. You are definitely right being here! Just keep on reading to find out how to rip Netflix DVD to Apple TV within clicks.

To get the work done, you need to get some help from third-party software. The best program I can recommend for handling Netflix DVD discs is Brorsoft DVD Ripper . It takes everything from the DVD, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. With decent decrypting capability (removing CSS Copy-protections and DVD region codes including the latest DVD discs), high quality video output and considerate backup solution and specific format templates for versatile PMP devices (iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Xbox, PS3, Android tablets and phones, etc), Brorsoft DVD Ripper ranks top on the DVD ripping, conversion and backup application list.

If you are a Mac user, you can use the equivalent Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac to rip and copy Netflix DVD to Apple TV on Mac (El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion included). This guide uses DVD Ripper for Window screenshots. The way to save Netflix DVD to Apple TV on Mac is the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your situation.

Rip and Transfer Netflix DVD to Apple TV easily and fast

Step 1. Import Netflix DVD movies

After downloading, install and run the program. As you can see, you can add the DVD movies you want to rip by clicking the “DVD disc” button on the main interface.

Step 2. Choose output format

Click on “Format > Apple TV > Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)”, this profile is just what you need. This format will ensure you 1080p quality with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through.

Step 3. Start converting Netflix DVD movies

Click the “Convert” button on the main interface to start converting Netflix DVDs to Apple TV friendly video. After conversion, hit the Open button to locate the output videos.

Step 4. Transfer Netflix DVD rips to Apple TV

The last step is to import the output files to iTunes and then sync to Apple TV for playback. Enjoy.

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Uploading XAVC to YouTube with best quality

XAVC is not a fresh format yet. You can easily access XAVC videos from Sony PXW-F5, PXW-F55, PXW-Z100, FDR-AX1, etc camera/camcorders. After editing these files, ever tried to upload XAVC to YouTube for sharing with more people? If so, you are in the right place. In the following paragraphs I will teach you how to get XAVC files onto YouTube.

Well, as far as I know, there’s not going to be native support for XAVC codec on YouTube. XAVC can support 4K resolution (4096 X 2160 and 3840 X 2160) at up to 60 frames per second (fps) and uses MXF as the container format. Generally speaking, YouTube accepts video files in FLV, AVI, etc formats. So, in order to upload XAVC to YouTube, the first thing you need do is to convert XAVC to YouTube supported video formats. What’s more, to add XAVC to YouTube for displaying correctly, we also need to set the proper video resolution, frame rate…

How to achieve the goal? Fortunately, Brorsoft Video Converter comes out to help you fulfill the task. This video converter app can be used as a professional 4K XAVC Converter. With it, you can fast convert XAVC, XAVC S videos to YouTube compatible format with a proper resolution like 720p( 1280×720), 1080p(1920×1080), 2160p(3840×2160). Plus, with the built-in video editor, it’s freely for you to trim the videos into multiple segments with short duration as you want. If you are Mac users, please get the Video Converter for Mac. Download the program now and follow the below guide to convert XAVC for sharing on YouTube.

How-To| Convert XAVC to YouTube friendly format

STEP 1. Download, install and run the XAVC to YouTube Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC files. This video converter also supports XAVC S as source files.

STEP 2. Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your XAVC recordings on YouTube, .mov, .mpeg4, .avi, .3gp format from Common Video are all the proper formats.

STEP 3. You can press the Settings button to adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to optimize the quality.

Note: For 4K XAVC/XAVC S to YouTube, the highest video resolution is 3840×2160. And the common frame rates for YouTube include: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames per second.

STEP 4. Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the XAVC videos with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want. Besides, by clicking the Split icon in the main interface, you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

STEP 5. Hit the convert button; it will start converting Sony XAVC for uploading to YouTube.

After the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for playing and showing with YouTube at your will. Enjoy.

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Tips & Tricks: Stream AVI files over DLNA

I have what seems to me to be an extremely weird problem. My Panasonic TV is DLNA enabled and I have streamed some videos from my Asus Router (which has attached storage)… but it won’t play AVI files. So my question is, any solution can help me stream AVI files over DLNA easily? Is there a format which is suitable for both the PS3 and the DLNA Panasonic plasma TV?

Researched the web and tried to follow these instructions and I finally get the issue resolved. Actually, some DLNA compatible devices can support AVI format, but it is limited to Xvid/DivX SD. Some DivX HD AVI movies are not supported well. In usual, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 are the typical supported formats by DLNA. To make all AVI files DLNA compliant, you can convert AVI to DLNA most compatible format first. Brorsoft Video Converter  is the best solution for you.

This video app is professional on fast transcoding AVI to DLNA supported format without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports AVI videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MTS, MKV, VOB, MOV, WMV .etc. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including PS3, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the alternative choice. Now, I will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting AVI to DLNA supported video.

Tutorial: How to stream and play AVI files over DLNA

1. Load AVI files to the converter

Start the AVI video converter. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your AVI files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

2. Choose output format

Click Format bar and choose a DLNA supported video format. MPEG-4, MPEG-2 from “Common Video” are all the proper choice.

Tip: Click Settings button to adjust video/audio parameters. As for DLNA streaming, select a proper bitrate and resolution based on your WLAN bandwidth.

3. Start encoding AVI to a DLNA compatible video

Click Convert button to start converting AVI to DLNA compatible video. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos by clicking the Open button and then stream AVI via DLNA to other media devices for sharing. Enjoy.

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Transfer and Play GoPro videos on iPad 2/3/4

Q1: GoPro Footage and iPad 3

“I recently received an iPad 3 for graduation, and am struggling with downloading GoPro footage from both my laptop (2008 MacBook Pro 15″) and the iPad SD Card Reader. I can’t push GoPro videos (720p, 30fps, .mp4) from iTunes to the iPad – it says the files are in a format the iPad can’t play, so it won’t even put them on the iPad. I also can’t see the files on the SD card through the SD card reader attached to the iPad, but they show up fine on my laptop.”

Q2: Import GoPro MP4 into iPad 4

“I have recorded some videos using the GoPro Hero Camera set at 960p resolution and 48 frames per second. These videos come out in MP4 format and I can play them on my computer (PC) just fine. However when I try to import them into iTunes and sync with the iPad 4 it says that the video is not in the correct format and can’t be played. How can I fix this?”

When you import some GoPro MP4 videos(in different resolution 720p, 960p, 1080p and even 4K) to iPad(iPad 2/3/4), you may meet some troubles. Sometimes, iPad can’t support your GoPro video. Actually, it all depends on your iPad specs. For example, Apple iPad 4 tech spec: MPEG 4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second. So based on that info, if you got some 960p or higher resolution video files, iPad 4 has no ability to handle it. Here in this article, we will give you some tips and tricks to help you transfer and play GoPro videos on iPad with ease.

To avoid the incompatibility issues with GoPro video and iPad, here we recommend Brorsoft Video Converter, which can give you a big hand. Overall, this video converter works as the best GoPro video converter. With it, you can easily resolve two basic issues: Convert GoPro MP4 video to a more compatible format for iPad(It comes with the optimal presets for iPad 2/3/4, iPad Air, iPad Mini); tweak GoPro videos’ resolution, bitrate, frame rate to fully fit your iPad device. And then add the formatted GoPro videos to iPad form computer for playback. Plus, this video converter app is built with a video editor, which allows you to trim, crop, adjust effects, insert subtitles, etc…

If you are working on Mac, please get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Now I share the step-by-step solution converting/importing GoPro MP4 to iPad.

Convert and Tweak GoPro videos for iPad 2/3/4

Step 1. Import GoPro MP4 files

Copy the GoPro files to your hard drive. Drag & drop video files MP4 to the GoPro Video to iPad Converter after launching it. Or click the Add video button to locate the files you want to add.

Step 2. Choose optimal preset for your iPad

Click the output Format > iPad dropdown list; you’ll get a lot of choices. Choose a proper one for your iPad like iPad 3/4(New iPad) HD Video(*.mp4).

Step 3. Modify your GoPro video parameters

You can click the “Settings” icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting including video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 4. Start the conversion

Click “Convert” button to start encoding GoPro HD MP4 videos. After the conversion, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then transfer the converted GoPro MP4 files to your iPad for playback with ease.

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DVD to Premiere- Convert DVD for Using in Premiere Pro

Q: “Got a wonderful DVD movie and I wanna edit it into a shorter video of highlights. I am unsure how to convert DVD in order to put it into Premiere Pro and cut it up. If I just drag the disc icon on my desktop to Premiere it only uploads photos. Any help?”

You may get some DVD movies and need to import these DVDs to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing like the above user. Whereas, when you’re trying to add DVD video, you only to find that the files are not supported by Premiere Pro including Adobe PP CC, CS6. That’s why so many people like you are looking for ways to convert DVD to MPEG-2, which is highly compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro. Simply follow this article to rip DVD for using in Adobe Premiere easily.

To enable Adobe Premiere work with DVD files perfectly, you can use some other third-party software to help you convert your DVD into MPEG-2. If they are commercial, you have to rip them first, if not, you can use some free apps to handle them, but free ones may not good at maintain quality. Overall, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac will be a great help. With it, you can fast rip DVD videos to MPEG-2 files which is natively supported by Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 without high quality. For Windows users, please turn to DVD Ripper. Just download this program and follow this guide below to complete importing DVD to Premiere Pro for further editing.

How to rip DVD movies to Adobe Premiere Pro with ease

Step 1. Load your DVD movies

Insert the DVD disc into your DVD drive and drag the disc icon from the desktop to the program to load the DVD files. Alternatively, you can click File > Load DVD to locate and add the DVD movies you want to convert.

Step 2. Choose Premiere Pro preferred format

Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Step 3.Adjust the video, audio settings

Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. To have a smooth editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, you need create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.

Step 4. Start conversion

Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish ripping DVD to MPG for Premiere CC/CS6/CS5.

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking “Open” button on the main interface, then you can transfer the encoded DVD to Premiere Pro to play and edit without any problem.

P.S. For those who own home made DVDs, you can try to copy the .VOB files from your DVD(home made without copy protection) to your computer, then change the .VOB extension to .MPG and import. Usually Adobe Premiere could accept the files.

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Transcode Sony a7S II XAVC S to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5

We already got a lovely, refreshed Sony A7S II just a few months ago. We find that the a7S II is capable of internal UHD 4K recording at 30 fps with full pixel readout as well as 1080p recording at up to 120 fps, all in the XAVC S format. However, when we import the XAVC S videos from Sony a7S II to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing, the result let us down- the XAVC S footage especially in 4K are not recognized by Adobe Premiere. So what’s the available workflow for Sony a7S II XAVC S and Premiere Pro?

Searching high and low, we got some clues. Why Adobe can’t support XAVC S 4K & HD? The basic reason is that XAVC S codec is a new one, and is not widely supported. To edit Sony a7S II XAVC S in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 flawlessly, you need to transcode XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro more “edit” friendly codec for like MPEG-2. And based on multiple testing, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users convert XAVC S to MPEG-2, which ensures the best results when using in Adobe Premiere Pro.

With it, you can transcode from Sony a7S II XAVC S to MPEG-2 for using in Premiere Pro perfectly. Besides Adobe PP, this program can also help you effortlessly encode/re-encode 4K or 1080p XAVC-S for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Final Cut Pro X/7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Elements, etc. For Windows users, Video Converter is the alternative choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

1. Download, install and run the XAVC S to Premiere Pro Converter; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from a7s II.

2. Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Tip – Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

3. Hit the convert button, it will start converting Sony a7S II XAVC S to  Premiere Pro immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for natively editing in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 perfectly.

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How to get smooth playback of Blu-rays(ISO) on WD TV

Still stick with my WD TV for movie enjoyment. And recently, am thinking of whether this player can play back my Blu-ray or or ISO backups I have made of my Blu ray drives. The idea being I don’t have to lug the Blu-ray disc all over the house… have them laying around and get scratched.

Through hours’ searching online, I got know that WDTV will not recognize Blu-ray or those ISO files without me having to do something. The best way is to convert Blu-ray/ISO to MKV, MP4 with a Blu-ray ripping tool I guess.

Well, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is the tool I’ve been used for nearly one year. It should be the app helping me finish the Blu-ray ripping task.

Reviews: With it, you can convert the commercial Blu-ray movies and ISO/IFO as well as DVD files to MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, MPG, etc. for playing on WDTV. In addition, it provides hundreds of video presets for portable devices like Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2/3, Acer Iconia Tab, Toshiba Thrive, Nexus 10, Nexus 7 (2), etc. If you are on Mac, turn to Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. Don’t hesitate to get it now and follow the easy steps below to make your Blu-rays playable anywhere on WDTV or WDTV Live.

How to rip Blu-ray/ISO to WD TV/WDTV Live playback format:

Step 1: Run the  best Blu-ray to WD TV Converter and click Blu-ray disc icon to load your Blu-ray or ISO movie files.

Step 2: Choose your desired output format for WD TV, like MKV, H.264 MP4  and more. Here just set H.264 MP4 for example.

Tip: By clicking the “Settings” button, you can modify the video/audio parameters like 1920*1080 (Full HD 1080P video resolution), which can help you get the ripped Blu-ray movies with high quality

Step 3: Select subtitle and audio track language you like from the “Subtitle” and “Audio” options. If you like, you can also check “Only show forced subtitles” to make it possible for playback HD videos with forced subtitles on your WD TV.

Step 4: Hit the Convert button to start converting Blu-ray movies to WDTV video.

After a short conversion, you will get the ripped Blu-ray files. And then you could stream Blu-ray movies to WD TV for HD playback. Enjoy.

P.S. The WD TV Supported Formats

Subtitles: SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI
Video: AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264),M2TS, WMV9

Convert DJI Inspire 1 4K to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6

DJI has quickly become the top brand name in drones for photographers and filmmakers. The Inspire 1 camera features a 9-element lens, and can capture 4K video at 24 fps, or 1080p video at 60 fps. It can also capture 12-megapixel stills. While, how about the DJI Inspire 1 4K and Premiere Pro compatibility? I’m shooting 4K MP4/MOV videos with it.

Although Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, CC can handle 4K files without much problem, it is extremely hardware intensive. When you tried to load some 4K MP4/MOV files from DJI Inspire 1 to Adobe PP, you will find it’s hard work. To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode DJI Inspire 1 4K to Adobe Premiere natively supported formats in proper settings. Along with some help from third-party software, it can be done effortlessly.

Now I share the guide with you how to convert Inspire 1 4K footage to Premiere Pro friendly format using Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly convert DJI Inspire 1 4K for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer and more. If you’re using a Windows, please turn to its equivalent Windows version –Video Converter, which can help you solve the 4K incompatibility issues on Windows PC.

Convert DJI Inspire 1 4K to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6

Step 1: Run the 4K file converter program you just set up. Drag and drop 4K MP4 or MOV files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app.

Step 2: Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Tip: This 4K Video Converter also allows you to customize audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

Step 3: When you finish all settings, hit “Convert” button to start conversion on Mac OS X. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows.

When the conversion finished, you can import the converted DJI Inspire 1 4K files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 smoothly with superior speed and the best quality.

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