Maybe you have a crap load of DVDs in your movie collection? Just rip all your DVDs to your computer or external storage, like 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive, and you’ve now got a digital library of movies that you can watch at any time from anywhere! If you have an xBox 360 or Apple TV or HDTV, it’s super easy to get your DVDs for playback everywhere.The process is relatively simple, so even if you are not technically savvy, you should be able to rip all of your DVDs for storage on your 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive without an issue.
How to Store Your DVD Library on an 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive
Almost all movies are encrypted with CSS copy protection. Decryption keys are stored in the normally inaccessible lead-in area of the disc. You’ll usually fail to copy the contents of an encrypted DVD to a 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive. Now that it doesn’t work to directly copy DVDs to 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive, using DVD ripping software is the best way to put DVDs to this external hard drive. Here, Pavtube DVDAid offers powerful yet easy-to-use functions, excellent video/audio quality, and fast ripping speed in removing the DVD disc protection and copying source DVD disc to 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive with same structure preserved.
Full guide: Make 1:1 Copy of DVDs to 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive
Step 1. Install Pavtube DVDAid on your Windows/Mac.
Pavtube DVDAid (or the Mac version) is an excellent DVD backing up tool that can make 1:1 copy of your source DVD with original structure including extras and menus. Meanwhile, this app is regarded as a great DVD ripping program to help users convert DVD collections for new how tablets and smartphones including iPad mini, iPad Air, iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HDX, Google Nexus 7/10 and more.
Step 2. Launch Pavtube DVDAid, and load your DVD movie from disc drive to the app.
Step 3. Click the “Browse” button to set output folder where you want to save the copied DVD movies.
Step 4. Hit the Copy the entire disc icon on the main interface and start DVD backing up process.
Now coping DVD to 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive is extremely easy. Have a try now! When copying completes, you can click “Open” to find DVD digital copy. The backed up DVD movie is usually saved as a directory file structure within which there are VIDEO_TS and AUDIO_TS folder. The VIDEO_TS folder contains main movies (.vob) and lots of system files (.ifo and .bup).
1. Alternatively, you are suggested to choose “Common Video -> H.264 MP4 Video (*.mp4)” for putting DVD to 12T La Cie Thunderbolt drive for playback.
2. If you’d like to copy only movie content and leave out the extras and commentary, the Directly Copy is exactly what you need, which copies intact .M2TS/VOB main movie from original DVD disc without extras.