How to Rip Blu-ray (12 different ways)

It becomes so easy now that rip Blu-ray movies, copy and burn Blu-ray discs. Just pick a solution from the following 12 ways. These guides will help you:

  • Remove copy protection and Rip Bluray to any video/audio format including DivX, AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG, DVD, WMV, FLV, HD video, RM, Quicktime, 3GP, etc. And even extract Blu ray audio to MP3, M4a, AAC, WMA, WAV on Windows and Mac OS X. (6 ways)
  • Transfer Blu-ray movies to your iPad, iPod, PSP, PS3, MP4 player, Apple TV, Creative Zen, Zune, iPhone and more portable devices, mobile phones for Windows or Mac users. (6 ways)
  • Remove protection, rip Blu ray to PC, hard rive, iso image or unprotected m2ts files using a great Blu-ray decrypter. (4 ways)
  • Copy Bluray, make a Blu-ray backup and burn Blu-ray movie to a blank disc. (2 ways)
  • Play Blu-ray with iTunes, Windows Media Player, PowerDVD, Quicktime, home convenient DVD player.

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How to Rip Blu-ray to video files MPEG, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, MKV, ASF, FLV, 3GP, iPod, PS3, iPad, Apple TV, etc.

User's question: What programs are available that helps me rip Blu-ray to MP4 so that I can play Blu-ray movies on my iPad and Apple TV? Any good one-step software for ripping Blu-ray disks?

Best Solution: Blu-ray rip + convert + decrypt + edit (simple to use while powerful)

rip blu-rayDecrypt all copy protections and convert Blu Ray to almost all media formats with the ultimate Blu-ray ripping software (Windows version, Mac version). It supports converting among Bluray, various HD formats, MOD, TOD, MTS, M2TS, AVCHD, TS, DVD, AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, ASF, MP4, 3GP, SWF, FLV, MKV, DVR-MS, iPad, Creative Zen, iPhone, iPod, Archos, iRiver, Creative Zen, Zune, PSP, PS3, Apple TV, MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, etc.

Solution 2: Use Avgo Media Recorder (free but slow speed)

To record Blu-ray movie to other video formats or audio files, you need to play Blu-ray disc first on your computer with PowerDVD Ultra or other media players. Through playing and recording, you can save Blu-ray movies as HD video, AVI, WMV, MP4, MPEG, VOB, SWF, FLV, DVD, RM, 3GP, ASF, H.264, MOV, etc. You can also rip Blu-ray audio to MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A, RA and put Blu-ray movie on your iPod, MP4 player, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, Zune, Archos and more portable multimedia devices, cell phones, PDAs. Download for free>>

Solution 3: Use Blu-ray DVD Ripper (directly ripping Blu-ray to X)

It is powerful while simple-to-use Blue-ray rip software which can easily convert Blu-ray and common DVD to all key video and audio formats with amazing sound and image quality. What's more, you can cut any segment, extract any clip by specifying the start time and end time. Free trial

Solution 4: Straight rip Blu-ray to general DVD, DVD9, DVD5

Blu-Ray DVD Copy leads you to the free world to enjoy Blu-ray videos on your home standard DVD player. Obviously blu-ray to DVD means that it's the kind of software which will convert and copy plentyful movies to your DVD player from blu-ray disc. Just a few hits to copy Blu-Ray to general DVD (DVD-9, DVd-5) with fast speed.

Solution 5: Use RipBot24 (free)

Convert from Blue ray to iPod, PSP, PS3, Xbox360, MP4, MKV, Blu-ray or AVCHD without exotic filters and unnecessary settings. Requires AVisynth, ffdshow, haali media splitter and .Net Framework 2.0.

Solution 6: Rip Blu ray on Mac OS X

DumpHD is a free Blu-ray ripper for Mac which can help you rip Bluray, but I couldn't get it to work.

Pavtube Blu Ray Ripper for Mac (Intel-based Mac version, PowerPC Mac version) can convert ripped Blu-ray m2ts files to AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, MOV, MPEG, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Quicktime, iTunes, etc. But it does not remove the encryption.


How to Remove protection and rip Blu-ray to PC's hard drive

User's question: Presently, software exists to rip a DVD off of its disk and store it on your hard drive in a digital format. Does a software equivalent for ripping Blu-Ray discs exist as well? Is it possible to make a copy of a Blu-ray disc I own, and play it off the hard drive?

Answer: Just use the following software to rip Blue Ray to hard drive (hdd) easily.

Best Solution: Use AnyDVD HD (works nice, easy, shareware)

Works perfect for almost all Blu-ray movies even the latest one. It is the frequently updated software for decrypting and ripping Blu-ray disc to your computer's hard disk. Free trial Get full version

  • Decrypt and Copy Blu-ray to PC with just a few clicks. Super easy to handle.
  • Works for both Blu-ray and HD DVD.
  • Decrypt AACS copy protection from Blu-ray.
  • Remove BD+ encryption from Bluray disc.
  • Region code free.
  • No need to install any 3rd plug-in.
  • Allow you enjoy movies over a digital display connection without HDCP-compliant graphics card and HDCP-compilant display.
  • Playback Blu-ray movies on your PC with PowerDVD Ultra which otherwise do not run.
  • It is compatible with Windows 2000 or higher, Windows Vista, XP, 2003, Vista 64 bit, XP 64 bit, etc.

Solution 8: Use Blu-ray Disc Ripper (100% free but hard to handle)

The free Blu-ray ripping software allows you to decrypt Bluray and copy Blu-ray to hard drive or mounted virtual image. CPS key and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 are needed. Download it for free now>>

Solution 9: Use Backup Blu-ray (free while difficult)

It is designed to help you backup your commercial Blu-ray BD movies. Some third party tools (Java Runtime Environment, CPS Unit Key) are required so that get the Blu-ray ripper to work. Free download>>

Solution 10: Use BlurayBerry (freeware)

The Blu-ray rip software is the ultimate solution that allows you to rip, burn, backup and decrypt any Blu-ray disc, even copy protected, and play it right after. Forget the tons of scratched Blu-ray DVDs, with games and movies, you used to throw into the trashcan, with the Blu-ray ripping program you can keep your valuable data stored on your PC and the original discs scratch-free. Download the freeware now>>

Notice: DVDFab HD Decrypter does not support ripping Blu-ray and HD DVD anymore.


How to copy and burn Blu-ray disc

User's question: Does your software copy and remove protective encryptors to blank blu-ray disc? Does your Blu-ray cloner copy a blu ray movie to blank media, cracking the encrtption?

Solution 11: Make Blu-ray discs

Simple and intuitive interface, a variety of hot features make AVS Disc Creator a most convenient software to create Blu-ray and DVD disc for home DVD and Blu-ray players and perform other burning tasks. Write your data onto Blu-ray (BD-R, BD-RE) discs. Store your data in the highest possible quality due to the unique BD data capacity of 25 or 50 GB per disc. Download now>>

Solution 12: Convert video to Blu-ray, and Backup Blu-ray discs

It is the ultimate video to Bluray conversion, Blu-ray copying and burning software! You can copy Blu-ray movies and DVD videos, music, games, photos and data files in one click! The Blu-ray backup software provides you with a variety of ways to create Blu-Ray, such as Windows shell integration or FileDepot technology. More details>>

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