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Copy 600 DVDs for CyberLink PowerDVD 15 Watching on the Computer 

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It is not a comfortable thing to find one disc from 600+ discs. There is a way to stop you counting the movies you have when you got to 600 even more by having the movies on disk. That’s to copy the 600+ DVDs to computer which makes it easier to find the one you want. CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is a nice choice to playback the DVD rips cause it supports to play Blu-ray, DVD and many other video in best picture and quality.

DVD to powerdvd

To copy 600 DVDs for CyberLink PowerDVD 15 watching on the computer, you need a DVD ripping software. There are many program to copy DVD to hard drive in the market but a Google search turned up several tried and it seems that Pavtube ByteCopy was the fastest and easiest to use.

With Pavtube ByteCopy, you can 1:1 full copy entore DVD to Video-TS or directly copy DVD to VOB files on computer for CyberLink PowerDVD 15, CyberLink PowerDVD 16 Ultra/Pro/Standard playback. It also can convert unprotected and protected commercial DVD to MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, etc for CyberLink PowerDVD 15/16 playing. The best part is Pavtube ByteCopy can lossless rip DVD to lossless MKV preserving origianl video quality and all chapter markers, subtitle and audio tracks. Besides DVD, it also can rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV with DTS 5.1 and 7.1 surround.

If you want to rip DVD to CyberLink PowerDVD 15/16 watching on Mac OS X macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc, please use Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac. Both ByteCopy Windows version and Mac version support batch conversion. This feature will give you convenience when batch converting 600 DVDs to CyberLink PowerDVD 15 watching on computer.

Read: ByteCopy review | ByteCopy for Mac review

Free download DVD to CyberLink PowerDVD 15/16 Converter:

  

Below are CyberLink PowerDVD 15 supported media fles and ByteCopy can convert DVD to all of them:

Video formats: 264, 265*, 26L, 3G2, 3GP, 3GP2, 3GPP, ASF, AVC, AVI, BSF*, DIV, DIVX*, DVR-MS, FLV, H264, H265**, HEVC**, JSV, JVT, M1V, M2P, M2T, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MK3D*, MKV, MOD, MOV, MP4, MP4V, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MPV, MTS, MVC*, QT, TOD, TP, TPD, TRP, TS, TTS, VC1*, VOB, VRO, WM, WMV, WTV.

Audio file formats: AAC, AC3, ADTS, AOB, APE, DTS, FLAC, M4A, MID, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, OGG, RMI, WAV, WMA.

CyberLink Cloud video streaming formats: M2TS, MKV, MP4, MPG, MTS, TS.

* this feature is not available in some versions of CyberLink PowerDVD.

** hardware acceleration on videos using the HEVC codec requires Intel Haswell refresh and above, or NVIDIA Kepler VGA and above.

How to Convert 600 DVD to CyberLink’s PowerDVD with Best Video Settings?

Below is the detailed procedures on how to convert DVD to PowerDVD supported format. And the screenshots are taken from the Windows version of ByteCopy. Please download the suitable version to your computer.

Step 1. Import your DVD movies

Insert your DVD disc into your DVD drive, run the DVD Ripper and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO image file.

Load Blu-ray

Step 2. Choose PowerDVD preset as the output format

Select proper output video formats (e.g. MP4) for your PowerDVD media players according to the above mentioned compatible video formats by clicking the format bar to follow “HD Video” and you can see a list of HD video formats. Choose a proper one for your PowerDVD. Since PowerDVD recognizes and plays wave files up to 96kHz/32-bits, 5.1 and 7.1 surround, you can click "Settings" to choose audio to 5.1 channel in Audio Channel and make sure the Audio Codec, Audio Bitrate.

HD MP4

Tips: For instance, if you simply want to back up Blu-ray/DVD to your PC for PowerDVD, here are two solutions:

1. Click the “computer” icon on the top to output 1:1 Blu-ray/DVD file exactly the same as original.

2. Select “Copy>Directly Copy” in format list to output an intact m2ts file of the main title.

Note: An individual VOB file from a DVD rip hung the player from time to time.

directly copy

Note: If you want to convert Blu-ray to other video formats or portable devices, just choose the video format you need or select portable devices in the dropdown list.

Tips: Click on “Settings”, you can customize the video and audio settings if necessary.

Step 3. Start DVD to PowerDVD conversion.

Click big “Convert” button to start conversion. It won’t take much time for conversion and then you will get the converted mp4 once completed. Hit “Open” button you will go to location of generated files.

600 DVD rips need a super large space. So I suggest you transfer your DVD rips to NAS. Then you can play your DVD movies with CyberLink PowerDVD 15 Ultra conveniently without needing wasting much time to find the one movie.

Supplement: CyberLink PowerDVD 15 Ultra

Pros

  • Excellent quality video
  • Excellent organizer with online capabilities
  • Support for 3D, HD, and 4K

Cons

  • Lacks support for some older file types
  • Somehwat labrythine interface

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Easy Solve PowerDVD Won’t Play 2D/3D movie Problem

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The craze for 3D movies can be traced to Cameron’s 2009 hit, Avatar. With several years of 3D movies development, it is quite easy for us to watch 3D movies in cinema. However, do you know that you can play 3D videos on computer with PowerDVD? Isn’t it a good idea to convert 2D/3D movies to 3D for watching on PowerDVD (16 Standard/Pro version included)?

Part I: PowerDVD 16 Standard/Pro 2D/3D support

PowerDVD is the World’s No. 1 media player software for Windows 10. The latest PowerDVD 16 now brings this award-winning experience to your big-screen TV, with a stunning new TV Mode that lets you recreate the atmosphere of cinema in your own home.

As is known, in order to successfully play 3D videos, most of people prefer to make use of professional 3D players. So, does PowerDVD play 3D movies? Can you watch all 2D movies with PowerDVD? Actually, not all versions of PowerDVD can easily open 2D/3D video files. Check out all the supported format for different version of PowerDVD 16 below.

PowerDVD
Live

PowerDVD 16

Ultra

PowerDVD 16

Pro

PowerDVD 16

Standard

Blu-ray Disc/Format Support
Blu-ray disc (BDMovie/BD-R/BD-RE 2.1/BD Profile 1.1)
BD Live (BD Profile 2.0)
AVCHD
AVCREC
Blu-ray 3D Disc
Blu-ray movie ISO file playback
TrueTheater 3D on Blu-ray (2D to 3D Conversion)
DVD Support
DVD Movie (DVD, DVD-VR, DVD+VR)
3D DVD (Side-by-Side, Over/Under) movie
CPRM Protected Disc
DVD Movie ISO file playback
TrueTheater 3D on DVD (2D to 3D Conversion)
Video Format Support
MPEG HEVC (H.265)
MPEG-4 AVC (H.264)
3D videos (MK3D/Side-by-side/Up-and-under/2D to 3D, MVC)
XAVC-S support for 4K/HD movies
MKV, FLV, MOV, 3GPP support and more
Customized subtitles / multiple subtitles
Audio Format Support
Dolby Digital (5.1 ch)
Dolby Digital Plus (7.1 ch) 5.1 ch 5.1 ch
Dolby TrueHD (7.1 ch) 5.1 ch
DTS 96/24
DTS-HD (7.1 ch) 5.1 ch
DSD Audio
AAC Decoding (5.1 ch)
Lossless HD Audio – APE/FLAC/ALAC
Media Library, User Interface Enhancement and Player Features
Import Music, Photos, and Videos
Import 3D photos & videos
Photo slideshow (JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, RAW)
3D Photo slideshow (*.MPO, *. JPS)
Instant Thumbnail for Photo viewing
Media library for Movies
Media Library for TV Shows

 

Now you understand all the different types of media PowerDVD Live, PowerDVD 16Ultra, PowerDVD 16Pro, PowerDVD 16Standard can handle.

On the movie front, you can watch DVDs and Blu-ray discs (assuming your PC has a Blu-ray drive) on PowerDVD Live and PowerDVD 16Ultra. Beyond movie discs, PowerDVD Live/16Ultra lets you watch videos downloaded from the Internet including H.264/H.265, 4K XAVC-S, 3D, MKV, FLV, MOV 3GP, etc. and smart devices such as Android phones and tablets and Apple iPhones and iPads. However, you can’t play 3D Blu-ray or other 3D videos on PowerDVD 16 Standard/Pro version. Only 2D movies like H.264, 4K XAVC-S, 3D, MKV, FLV, MOV, 3GP, etc. can be imported into PowerDVD 16 Standard/Pro.

“PowerDVD Won’t Play 2D/3D movies” Symptoms

Symptoms 1: When trying to play H.265 videos, PowerDVD 16 Standard requires update to continue to use it. After updating, PowerDVD won’t run at all but crashes.

Symptoms 2: PowerDVD cannot play movies with 7.1 audio channels. Message just comes up saying “There is a disc with an unsupported format in drive”.

Symptoms 3: PowerDVD preinstalled oncomputer came up with error message when launching and was forced to close. After updating, the progress bar of the 3D movies goes 99% and hangs there.

Symptoms 4: PowerDVD can only play DVDs but cannot play 3D Blu-Rays discs after system update.

How to Solve “PowerDVD Won’t Play 2D/3D movies” Problem

Solution 1: Play 2D/3D movies Smoothly with Best PowerDVD Alternative

When you’ve encounter either one of the symptoms, you’ll be advised by Cyberlink support to upgrade to the latest version of PowerDVD. However upgrading may not solve the tough problems. To solve “PowerDVD won’t Play 2D/3D movies” problem, you can download and try another alternative outstanding 2D/3D Video PlayerVLC Player/Kodi.

* Plays 2D/3D video file smoothly and correctly without sound, subtitle errors and other interruptions.

* Outputs high quality audio system and HD videos.

* 100% clean and safe without any bundled adware, malware, spyware.

Solution 2: Convert 2D/3D movies to PowerDVD Better Compatible Formats

Compared with 2D/3D movies, the Blu-ray/DVD can’t be played by PowerDVD all the time. Therefore, it’s better to convert 2D/3D movie to those more common video formats to play with different versions of PowerDVD (16 Standard/Pro included).

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is top-notch 2D/3D video conversion software, which concentrates on offering simplest and fastest solution to convert any HD/SD/4K videos. It is capable of converting 2D/3D MKV, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, H.265, etc to PowerDVD for playback delivering high video & audio quality.

As the name suggests, it is completely ultimate video tools which not only support outputting Red/Blue, Red/Green Anaglyph 3D, Side-by-Side 3D and Top and Bottom 3D video format so you can enjoy 3D effect on PowerDVD, but also it supports Side-by-Side 3D and Top-Bottom 3D, but also able to convert videos in many format 3D including 3D MP4, 3D MKV, 3D WMV, 3D AVI, and more to 2D video for using with PowerDVD. Also, you are allowed to adjust the depth from 0 to 60 to find a comfortable view and preview 3D effects in real-time to ensure whether the 3D effects are suitable. For Mac users, here is the mac version. Now download the right version and check out the guide below.

Free download and install

          

Other Download:

– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/

– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html

Steps to convert unsupported 2D/3D movies for PowerDVD

Step 1: Install and launch the program, load your 3D files with “File > ‘Add Video/Audio’ or ‘Add from Folder'”. It supports batch conversion so you can add multiple 2D/3D videos to the program.

Step 2: Make the suitable choice for your original 2D/3D movies to PowerDVD compatible video format. If you want to output 2D video for PowerDVD 16 Standard/Pro, you can choose idea one like MP4, MKV, FLV, MOV, 3GP from “Common Video” and “HD Video”. For watching 2D/3D movies on PowerDVD Live/16Ultra, YOU can select “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” or “MKV Top-Bottom 3D Video (*.mkv)” from “3D Video”.

Tip: This 2D/3D to PowerDVD video converter also is a editor for movies. Click the pencil icon and find more editing items for videos, ‘Trim’ to when to start and when to finish, ‘Crop’ to get rid of the unwanted edges, etc. More you can get into the interface here. Additionally, if you get into the ‘Options’ menu, ‘Acceleration’ function is waiting for you too which means you can get 6X 2D/3D video conversion speed with NVIDIA CUDA technology!

Step 3: Go back to the UI then click “Convert” icon to start to re-encode 2D/3D video to compatible format for PowerDVD. After the conversion, you can successfully add and watch 2D/3D videos using PowerDVD (16 Standard/Pro included) with outstanding and perfect quality in regular 2D/3D effect.

Note: What is available for Blu-ray is TrueTheater 3D, previously restricted to video files and DVDs. This feature automatically converts 2D Blu-ray movies to 3D, adding depth based 3D, if not exactly pop. Performance wise, enabling TrueTheater 3D increased CPU usage on the review rig from around under 20% to over 40%. A restart of the player is also needed to enable TrueTheater 3D for Blu-rays if it hasn’t already been enabled in the current session. For file playback supports, the MK3D format is added – this is basically a MKV file containing a 3D video stream, and the support for it is a welcomed addition to PowerDVD.

Good News, the latest PowerDVD 16 now brings this award-winning experience to your big-screen TV, with a stunning new TV Mode that lets you recreate the atmosphere of cinema in your own home. Enjoy!

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