If get Blu-ray collection, your first decision is simple: Are you ripping for a portable player, like the PSP or iPhone? Would you rather stream to a device in your living room, like the Popcorn Hour? As we all know, Popcorn Hour line(A-400, A-200, C-300, etc), groundbreaking digital home entertainment devices is opening up a new era of unlimited streaming media possibilities. If you own a Popcorn Hour media player and want to play Blu-ray on Popcorn Hour, just read on to learn how to.
With the right software, hardware, and understanding of the issues, you can free video from a Blu-ray movie disc to be used any way you choose. Video containers like MKV, MOV H.264, AVI and MPEG transport streams and VOBs are supported by Popcorn Hour. So, what we need to do to make the Popcorn Hour play Blu-ray movies is to convert Blu-ray to format like MKV, MOV or so. Here is guide about how to convert Blu-ray to Popcorn Hour video, check it up.
First download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper.
It is just one of the best Blu-ray to Popcorn Hour converters. With it, you can fast rip video from Blu-rays and convert them to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, etc. for streaming and sharing on Popcorn Hour as you like. And with the “Copy entire disc” option of the Blu-ray Ripper, you are able to make a successful and full copy of protected Blu-ray movie. If you're using a Mac, turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which allows you to convert Blu-ray to Popcorn Hour on Mac OS X (including Mountain Lion and Mavericks). Below will be the step-by-step guide for you.
How to rip Blu-ray movies to Popcorn Hour series
This guide uses Blu-ray Ripper for Windows (Including Windows 8) screenshots. The way to rip BD disc on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version.
1. Load Blu-ray files
Insert your Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray Disc drive, then launch Blu-ray Ripper and click the “Load Disc” button to have the blu-ray content imported.
Tip: Before start ripping Blu-ray to MKV videos, you can backup your BD contend first. There are two options for you:
a. Backup Blu-ray with original structures;
b. Copy movie only from Blu-ray discs
2. Choose target format
Click the Format bar and go to the Profile column, choose MKV, AVI, MOV, MPG, etc as the output video format in the category of “Common Video”.
3. Profile Settings
Click the “Settings” icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel, etc.
Tip: To keep the 1080p video resolution, you’d set the video size as 1920*1080 to convert Blu-ray to Popcorn Hour for playing keeping 1080p. If you want to compress Blu-rays, you can down scale the video size and video bitrae.
4. Start converting Blu-ray
Hit the big Convert button to start the Blu-ray to MKV/AVI/MOV conversion for Popcorn Hour with the ideal Blu-ray to Popcorn Hour Converter utility.
After the conversion, get the outputs to stream to your Popcorn Hour media player for playback at ease.
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