Learn the following pages to get the best DVD to WD TV Live (Plus, Hub) lossless conversion tool. And this article is very useful for WD TV Live Plus and Live Hub users who wanna backup the 1080p movies and play their DVD movies with WD TV HD media players.
The WD TV is a hot consumer device produced by Western Digital that plays videos, images, and music from USB drives. It has been updated a few models including WD TV Live, WD TV Live Plus, WD TV Live Hub, etc. It can play most common video and audio formats. While, WD TV(even the latest WD TV Live Streaming) doesn’t support DVD.
I’ve seen many users can play files off computer wirelessly on WD TV Live… but is it possible to put a DVD in computer’s DVD drive and control/watch it on your TV with WD TV Live? Got some tech support from WD TV forum, I got know without first ripping it, I can’t stream a DVD direct off the disc via a WDTV. So what I first need to do is to convert DVD to WD TV Live friendly videos. And what I need is a DVD Ripper I know.
After multiple testing, I found out the best and easiest way to stream DVD movies into WD TV Live(Plus, Hub) with the help of Brorsoft DVD Ripper. It is considered to be the best DVD ripping software for WD TV. With it, you can easily rip DVD movies to WD TV Live compatible MP4, AVI, MOV video files quickly with excellent output video quality. Besides converting DVD files, it can also compress a DVD to smaller file size, saving the space if you need. In addition, with the Subtitles option, you can freely choose your preferred subtitles for your DVD movie(Learn how to rip DVD with subtitles in detail).
P.S. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get the equivalent Mac version DVD Riper for Mac. Now get the right version and follow the step-by-step guide how to copy DVD files to WD TV Live with ease.
How to Rip DVD WD TV Live (Plus, Hub) with Subtitles Easily
This guide uses DVD Ripper for Windows (Windows 8 compatible) screenshots. The way to convert DVDs to WD TV Live on Mac (Mountain Lion and Mavericks) is the same. Just make sure you’ve downloaded the right version according to your situation.
1. Insert the DVD disc into your computer’s DVD drive and launch DVD Ripper. Then click “Load DVD” to select and import the DVD files you want to rip to this program. DVD folder and ISO image files are also supported.
2. WD TV Live supports a wide range of video formats, including AVI, VOB, MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, etc. Click Format and choose a compatible video format as the output video format. Both HD and SD video formats are supported. Here just set H.264 MP4 for example.
Tip: By clicking the “Settings” button, you can modify the video/audio parameters to get a decent output videos for playing on your WD TV.
3. After all necessary settings, go back to the main interface and click “Convert” to begin ripping your DVD movies so that WD TV Live accepts them. When the ripping completes, you can click “Open” to locate the ripped video files directly. After that, you can play the video on WD TV Live with ease.
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