How to Add Blu-ray Movies to iTunes Library

Summary: There you have it, ripping Blu-ray movies and import them into iTunes so they will play beautifully on your Apple devices. You should now be able to connect to iTunes using the built in Home Network Sharing and stream.

The MPAA and most media companies argue that you can’t legally copy or convert commercial Blu-ray discs for any reason. We (and others) think that, if you own one of these discs, you should be able to override its copy protection to make a backup copy or to convert its content for viewing on other devices. Currently, the law isn’t entirely clear one way or the other. So our advice is: If you don’t own it, don’t do it. If you do own it, think before you rip.

In this post, we aim to give the tutorial to rip the Blu-ray Movies to iTunes and then you can stream them to your Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV…

As you know, iTunes could only recognize video files in MP4, MOV, M4V, which means you can’t play Blu-ray on iTunes directly (Videos upon Blu-ray disc have been in High definition format, many are usually in. m2ts file extension that is not based on apple iTunes).

To complete the ripping, a tool is needed which you can use to remove Blu ray AACS encryption, region codes, BD+ and even any MKB copy protection and rip Blu-ray movies to iTunes video very quickly while retaining great video quality. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is an ideal app for you to rip Blu-ray to iTunes(iTunes 12), iPad, iPod/iPod Touch, Apple TV, iPhone and more.

Besides, it also can help you to convert Blu-ray to almost any other common video format such as VOB, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV or backup the Blu-ray Movies 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 your iTunes (iTunes 12) library.

How to Convert Blu-ray movie to iTunes with high video quality

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

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


Step 2. Decide on output format

Click the drop down box of “Format”, through which it is possible to select iTunes highly compatible format like H.264 MP4, MPEG-4 from “Common Video” profile list. If you want to add the Blu-ray movie to iTunes for play on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices.


Tip: If you need, you can also click “Settings” to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.

Tips: Edit Blu-ray movies (Optional)

You can even use its provided Edit feature to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and setting 3D effect so on.


Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray to iTunes

The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to iTunes files.

Step 4. add Blu-ray movies to iTunes

After the conversion, click on “Open” button to access to the videos you ripped. Open your iTunes and import the Blu-ray (now in iTunes friendly video format) to its Movies library by clicking File -> Add File to Library.


After that, you can transfer and watch Blu-ray on iTunes or your Apple devices freely. On Apple TV, I browse the iTunes library for the movie and it plays smoothly and at full quality. I don’t think it could get much simpler (unless of course, Apple provides native support for Blu-Ray which doesn’t seem likely).

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