How To Back Up Bluray
Unlike traditional DVDs, it is very complicated to learn how to back up Bluray. There are many different reasons to back up Bluray, for example, to prevent losing the data if he discs are damaged. Bluray movies are on discs just like a DVD and are very easily damaged. There are a few things you will need to back up Bluray. With the proper software the process is not overly difficult.
You will need:
- Bluray disk drive (Internal or External)
- AnyDVD Software (Free-trial 21 days, full version $80)
- Lots of free hard drive space (40-80GB)
- Insert the Bluray disk. Insert the Bluray disc in your drive. You must insert this into the Bluray drive and not a regular DVD or CD drive.
- Open AnyDVD. Look at the bottom right of the screen in the system tray. Right-click on the fox icon (AnyDVD) and select "Rip Video DVD to Hard disk." When prompted for a save location, choose a hard-drive with lots of available free space.
- Allow the Bluray to back up. Wait patiently, the process to back up Bluray is very time-consuming. Backing up Bluray can take around one to two hours per each disk depending on your computer. Once finished you have successfully backed up Bluray to your hard drive. These files can now be viewed directly on the PC.
- Several freeware tools exist to back up Bluray however due to the nature of the Bluray technology they do not function well.
- When attempting to back up Bluray you may run into failures, this can be caused by security on Bluray discs. It may not be possible to back up some discs.
- It is typically slow to back up Bluray as the Bluray discs contain much more data than a regular DVD.
- If you need to back up Bluray without video (for regular data) than AnyDVD is not a suitable tool. AnyDVD is best to back up Bluray movies.