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Digitize Blu-ray movies to WD Mybook Live for playing through Roku

“Could you recommend any suitable tool? I am trying to digitize my blu-ray movies and put them on my Western Digital Mybook Live device for streaming. I am streaming to my roku devices.”

Roku has quickly grew to be one of people’s favorite media streamers because of its easy-to-navigate menu, hundreds of entertainment options and reasonable price. With the release of latest generation, Roku 3, you must be eager to backup and transfer Blu-ray collection on NAS server like WD Mybook Live for streaming to Roku so that you are free to access and watch your Blu-ray collection anywhere you are.

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Below is a brief guide to assist with backing up Blu-ray movies to WD Mybook Live for playing through Roku.

Step 1: Free download the Blu-ray to Roku converter for Mac (for Windows Roku Blu-ray Ripper), install and run the program. Click the “Load Disc” icon to add your Blu-ray from disc driver to this app.
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Step 2: Set the main audio language and subtitle track from the drop-down list of “Audio” and “Subtitle” menus.

Step 3: Choose optimized format for output. To stream Blu-ray movies to Roku, you are suggested to choose “Common Video” > “MKV(Matroska) Video(*.mkv)” as output format. If you would like to get HD video quality, select “HD Video” > “MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” for Roku.
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Step 4: Hit the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray to Roku 3, Roku 2 XS, and Roku HD-XR.

Step 5: When the Blu-ray to Roku conversion completes, press “Open” on program UI to locate the created MKV file and you could transfer the MKV movie to WD Mybook Live for storage and later stream to Roku for watching.

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