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How to Play Blu-ray/DVD Movies on a QNAP NAS with Roku Channel


Have you ever wonder how to make the Blu-ray and DVD disc playable on QNAP NAS with Roku channel? Seriously, it not a big issues. Only two steps:

A. Install Qmedia on Roku and connect to your QNAP NAS.

B. Backup your Blu-ray and DVD disc and store on your QNAP NAS save as a Roku compatible format, such as H.264 *.mp4.

And then, you are able to play Blu-ray and DVD movies from QNAP NAS with Roku channel.

1. Your NAS must use QTS 4.2 (or later) firmware.
2. Roku uses DLNA to retrieve media from the NAS, so the QNAP DLNA Media Server must be enabled.
Go to "Control Panel" > "Application" > "DLNA Media Server" and check "Enable DLNA Media Server".
3. You can improve the transcoding performance if your NAS supports hardware acceleration.
To enable this function, go to "Control Panel" > "Applications" > "HybridDesk Station" and install "CodexPack".
4. Your NAS and Roku must be under the same subnet.

Install Qmedia on Roku and connect to your NAS

1. Add the Qmedia channel on your Roku. You can search for it on the menu or go to "Streaming Channels" > "Personal Media" to find Qmedia and add it to your Roku.


2. Launch Qmedia and set up the connection with the DLNA Media Server on your NAS:

a. Qmedia will automatically find every NAS with a DLNA Media Server on the local network. Select your NAS and login to it using your User Name and Password.

b. You can also manually enter the NAS information to set up the connection.


Backup Blu-ray / DVD disc for QNAP NAS

Required software: Blu-ray Ripper
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blu-ray-ripper-screenshotTo put dozens of Blu-ray and DVD movies to QNAP NAS device for play with Roku channel, you may have to rip and convert Blu-ray and DVD to QNAP NAS and Roku compatible MP4 format first.

What you need is a professional Blu-ray and DVD ripping tool that supports converting Blu-ray/DVD to H.264 MP4 for QNAP NAS and Roku with the best quality. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is just the right solution for you.

With it, you can rip Blu-ray and DVD to QNAP NAS and Roku proper format with best settings for streaming while maintaining the highest quality possible.

Meanwhile, this Blu-ray Ripper makes the most of the NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) to extremely accelerate Blu-ray to MP4 or another format conversion by using H.264or H.265 codec.

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Guide: How to rip Blu-ray / DVD to H.264 *.mp4 with High Speed

Step 1. Add Blu-ray / DVD movies

Click the disc button on the interface to upload Blu-ray / DVD disc. BDMV files, Blu-ray ISO files, DVD disc, DVD ISO files and Video_TS folder are supported here as well.

Note: Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and pls keep networked.


Tip: You need to click the settings and then enable acceleration options as below to speed up ripping processing.


Step 2. Select H.264 MP4 as output format

Hit the "Format" box and select "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)" or "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" as output format.


STEP 3. Start the conversion

Click the "Convert" button; it will convert Blu-ray / DVD to H.264 MP4 for QNAP NAS and Roku with fast speed immediately.

You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Once the conversion is done, click Open button to locate the results videos in H.264 *.mp4 format and transfer them to your QNAP NAS.

Use Qmedia to play Blu-ray / DVD movies from your NAS with Roku channel

After logging in to your NAS, you can use Qmedia to enjoy ripped Blu-ray and DVD movies from your QNAP NAS.


You can browse the videos on your NAS by selecting: All Videos, Timeline, and Folder.

Then just choose a Blu-ray / DVD movie and select "OK". Just enjoy it.

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