How to Rip and Convert Blu-ray to H.264?

More of you have needs to rip and convert your Blu-ray collections to the more popular digital videos, so that you can play them on portable devices, PC or Mac without a Blu-ray player. Well, what’s the best format settings for ripping Blu-ray discs? After searching online, most users suggest the H.264 format, which is the video codec widely used for all kinds of devices and offers a better performance than MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 with keeping the same quality. Then, how to rip and convert Blu-ray to H.264 in best quality?

Method 1. Free to rip Blu-ray to H.264 with Handbrake

Install and run HandBrake app, click “Source” to load the Blu-ray movies to the program.

Sspecify the output path and filename, then click the “Start” button to convert. The output format is set as “H.264 MP4” by default.


Editor Notes: It will takes 1 hour or more time to finish the conversion, and HandBrake has no ability to get rid of Blu-ray encryptions. If you are seeking for an easy and quick way to Convert any protected Blu-ray/DVD disc please turn to method two.

Method 2. Rip and Convert Blu-ray to H.264 via Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper

Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Windows / Mac is higly recommended for you. It’s capable of decrypting your both Blu-ray and DVD disc and converting movies to H.264 files and any other formats like MKV, MP4, WMV, MOV, M4V, etc. Besides, this easy-to-use yet professional Blu-ray Ripper also have customized presets for 150+ devices and media players such as: iPhone, iPad, Samsung, PS3/4, Xbox One, Samsung TV, ect.

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Step-by-step to Rip and Covnert Blu-rays to H.264 with ease

Here Windows Blu-ray Ripper screenshot taken as example, Mac share the same steps besides the tiny difference in interface.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies.

Run the Blu-ray Ripper, then click the “load disc” button to load your Blu-ray movies to the program.


Step 2. Select output format

You can click Format drop-down menu, then click Common Video > H.264 MP4 is just right way.

Or you can choose HD Video category, to pick up HD H.264 MOV, HD H.264 MP4 as your output.


Tips:If you like, you can click Setting profile column to adjust video and audio parameters of output files like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel.

Step 3. Start the conversion

With all settings, click Convert button to rip and convert your Blu-ray to H.264 videos. Blu-ray encryption will be removed automatically.

Once the conversion finished, click Open to get the ripped videos and transfer them to USB drive or home server.

Now you’re able to play the converted Blu-ray movies in H.264 codec format on any portable device, PC or Mac as you like.

You may be interested in this program:

Video Ultimate Windows | Mac

Do it all – Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video converter ultimate to rip and convert videos, Blu-ray/DVD or ISO files to H.264 videos with ease.

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