Popular Media Box have OHC, Nvidia Shield TV and HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro. Since HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro support Kodi and various video codec, it attracts a mass of users. What’s more, it can connect with NAS, so you can copy your large Blu-ray collections to NAS then stream it with HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro via Kodi.
HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro supports only Blu-ray ISO and MPEG1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265, so you can rip Blu-ray to H.264/H.265 MP4 to NAS for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro playing via Kodi. Surely, you also can rip Blu-ray to ISO but ISO image is the original structure of the disc, which will keep large size. If you have too many Blu-rays and want to put to NAS for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro playing, the best choice is H.265 MP4. H.265 video save half bandwidth with the same video quality with H.264 video and Kodi supports H.265, too.
How to rip Blu-ray to H.265 to put on NAS for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro Playing with Kodi?
To copy Blu-ray to H.265 for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro, you need a Blu-ray Ripper that can bypass encryption on Blu-ray discs and output H.265 codec video. Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows/Mac is recommended here. It can easily rip Blu-ray to any HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro Playing supported video and stream to Kodi.
Key Features of ByteCopy
- Rip any commercial Blu-ray discs with various difficult encryption protection
- Keep original video quality. You can’t see any difference between the original Blu-ray videos and the Blu-ray rips.
- Convert Blu-ray to MPEG1/2/4 video for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro and Kodi playing via NAS.
- Convert Blu-ray to H.264/AVC MP4, MKV, WMV, MOV, etc video for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro and Kodi playing via NAS.
- Convert Blu-ray to H.265 MP4/MKV video for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro and Kodi playing via NAS.
- Allows people to adjust video and audio codec, resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.
- Rip Blu-ray with forced subtitle, 5.1/7.1 audio.
- Big Feature: rip Blu-ray to lossless MKV and multi-track MP4/MOV/AVI
preserving multiple subtitle and audio tracks.
- Convert 2D/3D Blu-ray to 3D MKV, MP4, WMV for Himedia Q5/Q10 Pro playback.
Free download and install:
Steps to Copy Blu-ray to NAS for HiMedia Q5/Q10 Pro Playing with Kodi
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
Click “File”drop-down list and select “Load from disc”to import your Blu-ray movies to the program. You can choose desired subtitle and audio track at bottom of the chapter list. You also can keep forced subtitle in the process of Blu-ray to Kodi/HiMedia Q10 Pro.
Step 2: Choose H.265 for Kodi/HiMedia Q10 Pro
Click “Format”bar, from its drop-down list, as Kodi support many 3D mode and format, here, you can choose to select “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)” as the desired output format for playback on Kodi/HiMedia Q10 Pro. You can also choose other 3D mode and formats according to your own needs.
P.S. If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.
If your Blu-ray movie has no the subtitle you want, you can add external subtitle to your Blu-ray movies. Click “Edit” in menu bar, you can add your mother tongue subtitle downloaded from opensubtitles.org by clicking “subtitle”.Just hit other function icons, they will surprise you.
Step 3: Start Blu-ray to Kodi/HiMedia Q10 Pro conversion.
When all the setting is done, begin the conversion process by clicking the right-bottom “Convert”button to start to convert Blu-ray to Kodi/HiMedia Q10 Pro supported SBS 3D video.
Then put the Blu-ray rips to your NAS and stream Blu-ray movies on Himedia Q5/Q10 Pro with Kodi.
Specifications / Caractéristiques du Q5/Q10 PRO (source Himedia)
HI3798CV200 Quad-core 64-bit high-performance ARM Cortex A53 with NEON
High-performance multi-core GPU Mali T720 with OPENGL ES3.1 supported
Android 5.1 running on 1080P resolution
Perfect playback compatible up to 250Mbps 4K UHD movie
H.265/HEVC 10bit maximum 4K x 2K@60 fps
H.264/VC1/MPEG4/MPEG2/VP9/VP8/VP6/AVS video decoding
HDMI 2.0a output upto 4K x 2K@60 fps
Imprex 2.0 Processing Engine with HDR，Dolby vision supported
Support 7.1 HD Audio passthrough : DOLBY TRUEHD, DOBLY ATMOS, DTS-HD
Support 192K/24bit audio decoding and output
Support video post-processing advanced setting
DSD/SACD audio decoding and passthrough
BDMV/BDISO lite Navigation
3D Bluray subtitles supported
1000M LAN(support remote wakeup and standby via ethernet)
802.11ac wifi bluetooth
Support firmware local update and OTA online update
KODI and ADD-ONs online update
SKYPE,YOUTUBE,NETFLIX,FACEBOOK,PLAY STORE,CHROME BROWSER
LED Display with high white backlight
Support 6TB harddisk
Support SAMBA, NFS network playback
Remote control with mouse function for use by all Andorid apps
Private Mould designed for excellent heat dissipation
Video Formats (Codecs) : MPEG1/2/4, H.264/AVC, H.265, VC-1, REALVIDEO 8/9/10
Audio Formats (Codecs) : MP3, WMA, AAC, APE, FLAC, WAV, DTS, Dolby Digital, AC3 up to 7.1.
3D SBS : Yes
3D Top Bottom :Yes
3D Frame Packing :Yes
Blu-Ray 3D : Yes
DVD ISO : Yes
Blu-Ray ISO : Yes (BD-Lite)
Dolby Digital Downmix :Yes
Dolby Digital Passthrough : Yes
Dolby TrueHD Downmix : Yes
Dolby TrueHD Passthrough : Yes
DTS Downmix : Yes
DTS Passthrough : Yes
DTS-HD MA Downmix : Yes
DTS-HD MA Passthrough : Yes
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