Summary: The article guides you how to rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to Sony Xperia Z supported video formats on both Mac and windows easily so that you enjoy your Blu-ray/DVD movies with your Xperia Z anywhere and anytime!
As one of the best Android smartphones, the Sony Xperia Z comes with a 1080p “Reality” high resolution 5-inch widescreen, which gives users a good movie experience. There are many choices to enjoy movies with Xperia Z. However, if you want to get your movies off of DVD, Blu-ray discs and onto the Sony Xperia Z for playback, you may have to do some work in advance. I mean you’ll need to rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to Sony Xperia Z compatible video formats first since there is no BD/DVD drive on gadget. Here’s how.
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As one of the best Blu ray Ripping software, the program is easy to use and can help you rip Bluray and DVD to Sony Xperia Z supported MPEG4, H.263 or H.264 video files. With it, you can fast convert both homemade and commercial BD, DVD movies as well as ISO/IFO files to Xperia Z. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. If you are running on Mac, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.
To be honest, I tried several programs and I can tell you that NO ONE comes even close to the simpleness and great quality that the Blu-ray Ripper delivers. The time it takes to convert in this software is almost half that in other. Below is the step-by-step tutorial how to rip BD/DVD to Sony Xperia Z.
How to Convert Bluray/DVD movies to Sony Xperia Z playable videos
The quick start guide below uses Blu-ray Ripper Windows screenshots. The way to rip Blu-ray/DVD movies to Xperia Z on Mac (Lion and Mountain Lion included) is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.
Step 1. Add BD/DVD movies
Add your Blu-ray, DVD files by clicking the “disc” icon and selecting the Blu ray, DVD files you want to rip from your computer’s hard drive. After the BD, DVD files are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window and take snapshots of your favorite movie scene if you want.
Step 2. Choose MP4 as the output video format
Click the Format bar, and select Common Video > H.264 Video(*.mp4) as Sony Xperia Z best video format. Optionally, before converting, you can edit the Blu-ray, DVD videos using the buttons “Trim”, “Crop”, etc in the Edit panel to made individual video.
Step 3. Best Format Settings for ripping BD/DVD to Xperia Z
If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. For watching videos on the Android-based device, 720p with 1500~2000kbps is just all right. I found the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means itrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. Below is best format setting for Sony Xperia Z per my experience:
Step 4. Start the DVD to Sony Xperia Z Conversion
When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click “Convert” and let the software do the Blu-ray/DVD to Xperia Z MP4 conversion. After the ripping, you can click “Open” to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to your Sony Xperia Z without limitations!
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If your movie isn’t already in one of the supported formats or it’s still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the all-in-one app named Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (or its equivalent Mac verison – iMedia Converter Mac) to rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, MTS, etc. to your Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Asus Transformer Infinity TF700, Transformer Pad TF300, Asus VivoTab RT, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab and other tablets/phones for smoothly playing.
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