The article here aim to show you the way to upload the Blu-ray collctions to iTunes for playing on all of your Apple devices.
Generally speaking, upload the Blu-ray moives to iTunes for playing on Apple devices is not a very difficult task, you just need to changing the format of Blu-ray movies for digital streaming. Actually, you just need to take two things into your consideration, one is what foramt shoud change to, the other is how to change Blu-ray movies format for uploading to iTunes library.
|iTunes supported video & audio format|
|For video files, iTunes supports only MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v, or .mov) with H.264 compression.|
|For audio files, iTunes supports MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV, Audible .aa files and iTunes purchased M4A and M4P music files. iTunes can convert between MP3, WAV, AAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless.|
How to change the format of Blu-ray movies
In order to change the format of Blu-ray movies, you need a professional Blu-ray ripping tool, to remove the copy protection of Blu-ray disc and rip them to iTunes supported format. Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is high recommended, which is one of the most popular Blu-ray ripping tool, keeps constant update with perfect support to bypass anti-piracy encryptions, even the latest encryption used on many new released Blu-ray movies. Meanwhile, it produces various different output options not only including popular digital file formats (.mp4, .m4v, or .mov…) but also hot devices and programs such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone/tablets, game consoles, TV, etc preset profile formats.
Steps: Rip Blu-ray to digital format for uplaoding to iTunes
The trail-before-purchase version availabel for you, the watermark is the only limitation between the trial version and full version. Here in this article, Windows version screenshots were taken as example, the Mac version shares the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies
Place the disc from the BD drive. Launch the 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 it’s built-in editor to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and setting 3D effect and 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 iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and more 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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