Fri

27

Feb

2015

Handbrake Alternative for Mac Yosemite-Rip Blu-ray with Handbrake 10.10 Alternative

It’s hard to use Handbrake to rip protected Blu-ray. The only way to convert and backup Blu-ray movies as you like is to find the replacement- a Handbrake Alternative to rip Blu-ray. In this article I will offer you the best one ever found.

Handbrake is a free and open source program that converts DVD from real disc, VIDEO_TS folder, and DVD ISO image to MP4, M4V and MKV format for iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, with customized settings, and allows users to config their own settings for the Xbox 360, PS3, and other popular media players not included. And Blu-ray ripping feature was added in the update release of HandBrake 0.9.5 on Jan 3, 2011. However, that doesn’t mean you can use HandBrake as a full Blu-ray Disc ripper, because it doesn't handle commercial copy-protected Blu-ray Discs. In the release highlights you can find that "BluRay disc structure support. (No decryption support)"

HandBrake also makes it clear in its supported sources list- "Any DVD or Bluray-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image, real DVD or bluray (unencrypted — removal of copy protection is not supported), and some .VOB, .TS and M2TS files."

That mean HandBrake converts neither encrypted physical Blu-ray Disc nor decrypted commercial Blu-ray movies in BDMV file structure.

Best Handbrake Alternative to Rip Blu-ray to Any Video Format and Any Device

While, most Blu-ray movies come with digital copies, with a clean conscience you get the copy that you believe is yours to own. Problem is, Handbrake cannot rip protected Blu-ray discs as we’ve mentioned above. To rip Blu-ray with Handbrake, you need to use a program to crack the Blu-ray copy protection first with a third-party tool. Plus, Handbrake can only help you rip Blu-ray to MP4 and MKV. If you want to rip a pile of commercial Blu-rays without any copy protection and video format limit, go to the alternative solution.

The best handbrake alternative for ripping Blu-ray movies we can recommend is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper.

This tool is especially made for Blu-ray ripping, conversion and backup. And it takes everything from the Blu-ray, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. It helps you copy and rip Blu-ray to popular video and audio formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, WMA, etc. bypassing protection. Plus, it has more than 150+ optimized outputs which can helps you simply convert or rip Blu-ray to play on a large variety of mobile devices like iPad, iPhone 5, Kindle Fire HD, Google Nexus 7/Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S4/S3, Microsoft Surface RT/Pro etc with excellent output quality and fast conversion speed. The well-designed interface makes it easier to operate for everything. If you are on Mac, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac for ripping Blu-ray on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included).



With only three simple steps, you can finish ripping Blu-ray movies:

1. Load Disc: Insert your Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray drive. Launch the Handbrake alternative and click “Disc" button to import the Blu-ray movies.



2. Choose output format: Clicking the Format bar, here you can select MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MKV, WMV… from the Common Video profile list as the target format. Or you can choose a preset for you device like iPad.



Tip: You can also check the “Settings” box , and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your VLC player.

3. Start the conversion: When all settins are done, what you need to do now is to click the big Convert button and the program will begin ripping Blu-ray immediately.

So there you have it. Pretty simple. If you want to convert Blu-ray videos to various format and your devices, this Blu-ray ripper will be absolutely the best choice. Just get it and have a try!

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Fri

27

Feb

2015

Canon HF G20 Convert Files to Mac FCP/Avid/iMovie/FCE Editing Tips in Mac(Yosemite)

This article teaches you how to easily convert and import Canon Vixia HF G20 MTS footage into Final Cut Pro (X), iMovie and FCE for further editing on Mac (OS X 10.10 Yosemite included).

The HF G20 features a Genuine Canon 10x HD Video Lens with an 8-Blade iris for more professional-looking video and stills. It has a 30.4 - 304mm (35mm equivalent) focal length. The camcorder is also equipped with a Canon HD CMOS Pro image sensor that supports improved low-light performance and a wide dynamic range. This Canon 32GB VIXIA HF G20 Full HD Camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080 Full HD video at 60i, in native 24p and 30p. It’s wonderful for us to use this excellent camera to record beautiful landscapes and record exciting moments.

Most of us would like to make some editing with MTS footage from Canon HF G20, but problems came up. While I importing Canon G20 1080p AVCHD to Avid Media Composer and FCP , there are many video, audio issues. The basic reason why we can’t successfully ingest those recorded AVCHD footages on 1080 60P/50P format to Final Cut Pro is limited by the FCP itself. 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.

So we need to use a 3rd party transfer to convert the Canon HF G20.mts files into .mov and ProRes for Avid MC and FCP. Brorsoft Mac AVCHD to Mac Converter is the one I choose. Fast convert AVCHD .mts from Canon HF G20 to DNxHD .mov files, which will fast import into Media Composer. As for video quality, at least I cannot distinguish any loss by naked eyes. And this top AVCHD to Avid MC Converter for Mac can also help you convert AVCHD recordings to AIC, MPEG-2, MOV(AVC) for iMovie, FCE, FCP, Adobe Premiere, etc. It works as a best Canon AVCHD Converter under OS X Leopard (10.5), Snow Leopard (10.6), Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), Yosemite(10.10) . Plus, it can also help you to convert MTS/M2TS to MP4, MOV, FLV, AVI etc. videos for different uses.

Free download and run Brorsoft MTS Converter for Mac
Supported OS:
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard 10.6, Leopard 10.5
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)



Converting Canon HF G20 MTS to Mac FCP, iMovie, FCE, Avid MC compatible video

1. First, connect Canon G20 to Mac via usb cable, firewire, or a/v cable, turn on the camcorder and copy video files from Vixia HF G20 to Mac hard disk.

2. Launch Brorsoft Sony MTS Converter Mac and click add button to import 1080p MTS clips to the program for converting.



3. Click “format” bar to choose the output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for FCP, or iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) for working with iMovie/FCE.



To import Canon HF G20 footage in Avid MC, choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov).



Tip: Click the Settings button; you can recommended to set the video size to 1920*1080, bit rate to high quality, and the frame rate to 30fps (25fps for original 50p videos), which can output the best quality videos.



5. Hit the Convert button to start the conversion; it will convert Canon AVCHD to iMovie/FCE/FCP/Avid friendly format on Mac OS X.

After the conversion, you can transfer the converted Canon Vixia HF G20 videos to Mac for further editing with FCP, FCE, iMovie smoothly.

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Wed

17

Sep

2014

How do i Convert a Video_TS file to Windows Media Player can use format

This tutorial tells you the detailed way to convert Video_TS to WMV for Windows Media Player so that you can upload the DVD Folder on portable players and video-sharing and social websites.

As we know, Windows Media Player doesn't support the DVD Video_TS format. According to Microsoft, Windows Media Player supported file formats include WMV, AVI, ASF, WMA, etc. Among them, the relatively common used formats are WMV, WMA and AVI. So many people find that Windows Media Player won't play Video_TS at all.

Since Video_TS are actually DVD videos, to convert DVD Video_TS folder to WMV or AVI, you need to get a DVD file converter. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper is highly recommended to help you convert your Video_TS files to WMV/AVI videos. With it, you can effortlessly get your work done in just a few clicks. Besides converting DVD Video_TS files, it can also help you convert videos, download videos, burn DVD, edit videos, etc. If you're using a Mac, please turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac, which allows you to convert Video_TS files to WMV on Mac OS X (Lion and Mavericks included). Now download the right version according to your situation and check out the steps below.

Tutorial: Converting Video_TS to Windows Media Player format

1. Install and run this best Video_TS Converter. Click load disc button to import the Video_TS movie folder to the program.



2. Click the Format menu, select Windows Media Player friendly format as your output video format. There, you can take WMV as your output video format.



3. Finally click the Convert button to begin ripping Video_TS to Windows Media Player format.

After encoding process has finished successfully, go into the destination directory and drop the converted files into Windows Media Player. Once all this is done, your videos will be ready to play with Media Player on Windows. Just enjoy.

Additional Tips:

This versatile Video_TS to Windows Media Player Converter not only can convert Video_TS to WMV, it can also encode Video_TS to MOV, MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, etc to play on different media players.

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Thu

04

Sep

2014

VLC Play Blu-ray - Easily Play Blu-ray movies with VLC Media Player

Summary: You may want to play Blu-ray movies via VLC media player, but the experience isn't smooth. Wonder how to get your VLC to play encrypted Blu-ray discs? Read the following article carefully, you will find the answer.



I'm about to the point where I want to play Blu-ray with VLC media player. I've been experimenting with viewing a Blu-ray movie in VLC, but it hasn't been a good experience so far. So I’m wondering what would be the best way to go about it?

Searched widely and I got some tech support for getting Blu-ray movie into VLC media player for playing correctly.

1. Find a good Blu-ray ripping tool
2. Convert Blu-rays to a VLC friendly video format
3. Playback converted Blu-ray file with VLC at ease

Now first of all download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which is the ultimate solution for you. This Blu-ray ripper is professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. It will help you backup your Blu-ray disk and save the time looking for them from the cardboard with ease. With it, you can fast rip and convert Blu-ray movies to VLC playable videos at fast speed while keeping the best video quality. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get Blu-ray Ripping software for Mac. Download the app and follow the step-by-step guide below.

Guide on ripping, converting Blu-ray to VLC media player

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies

Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray Ripper for VLC and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load movies.



Step 2: Choose output format

Choose output format via clicking the Format bar. Here you can select MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MKV from the Common Video profile list as the target format. You can also check the "Settings" box, and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your VLC player.



Step 3: Start Blu-ray to VLC ripping

Click the Convert button under the preview window, and the Blu-ray ripper will start the conversion from Blu-ray movies to MP4/MKV for VLC Media Player.

After conversion, click Open button to get the output videos. And then drop them to your VLC for playing without any limit. Enjoy.

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Sun

20

Jul

2014

Easily Open MKV/VOB/AVI videos on iPhone 6

The most convenient way to get videos for your iPhone 6 is via a third-party conversion tool. This tutorial shows you how to convert MKV/VOB/AVI format movies to iPhone 6 MP4 fast with high video quality with Brorsoft Video Converter so that you can play and enjoy MKV files on iPhone 6 on the go.

It is said that Apple will produce two versions of iPhone 6 in two different sizes, ranging from 4.7 to 5.5 inches with a new operating system-iOS 8 provided for different needs. No matter what it would be, iPhone 6, no doubt, would become a new hot for playing videos and movies. However, some features are not changed, as other version of iPhone(4/5/5s), iPhone 6 still cannot be compatible with MKV/VOB/AVI videos directly.

It's a common sense that iPhone doesn't support MKV/VOB/AVI videos but only MOV, MP4 or M4V, which then requires users to convert MKV/VOB/AVI video to iPhone 6 supported format if they wanna play MKV/VOB/AVI on iPhone 6 for entertainment. To do so, a professional iPhone converter is a great helper.

Although there are hundreds of video converters in the market introduced with the function of converting video among all file format, there are kinds of situations letting users down: crash of programs, loss of video quality, .etc. In order to save your time, we here directly recommend you a professional Video Converter designed by Brorsoft Studio. This program can help users to transcode various common video formats to iPhone 6 for playing, such as MKV/VOB/AVI/MTS/MXF/WMV and so on. Plus, it also offers many special output formats for portable devices, like Samsung Tab, Nook HD, Kindle, .etc. If you are a Mac user, then Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is your first choice. Now, download the App on your computer to learn how to Convert MKV/VOB/AVI to iPhone 6 supported format.

How to Enable iPhone 6 play MKV/VOB/AVI videos without problem

Step 1: Launch the Converter to import your videos to it by clicking "Add" button. Drag&drop also can help you import the videos to App directly.



Step 2: Find "iPhone" column under "Format" dropdown list, and choose a proper profile for iPhone 6.



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.



Step 3: After the above steps, just tap Convert button to start MKV/VOB/AVI to iPhone 6 conversion.

When the conversion finished, you can import the videos to your iTunes library and sync the converted videos to iPhone 6 and enjoy the movies on the go.

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If you're looking forward to getting an ultimate all-in-one video converter, DVD/Blu-ray Ripper tool to convert videos, rip Blu-ray/DVD movies in one place on your Mac, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is a better choice for you.

You can learn the detailed differences of Brorsoft Mac products from Comparison Chart of Brorsoft Mac products page: MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac VS. Video Converter for Mac VS. iMedia Converter for Mac and choose suitable software you really need.

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