Summary: The article shows you how to rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to Sony Xperia Z1 supported video formats (on Mac and windows) easily so that you enjoy your Blu-ray/DVD movies with your Xperia Z1 anywhere and anytime!
Sony’s new Xperia Z1, with a 5in full HD 1080p touchscreen, a quad-core 2.3GHz processor and Google’s Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system, give users a good movie experience. If you want to get your movies off DVD, Blu-ray discs and onto the Sony Xperia Z1 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 Z1 compatible video formats first since there is no BD/DVD drive on the gadget. If you have the intention, read on to learn the guide details.
Download and install the App: Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper
As one of the best Blu ray Ripping software, the program is easy to use and can help you rip Blu ray and DVD to Sony Xperia Z1 supported MPEG4, H.263 or H.264 video files. With it, you can fast convert latest commercial BD, DVD movies as well as ISO/IFO files to Xperia Z1. 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, so that you can convert DVD to Xperia Z1 on Mac OS X effortlessly.
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 Z1.
Convert Blu-ray/DVD movies to Sony Xperia Z1 playable videos
The quick start guide below uses Blu-ray Ripper Windows screenshots. The way to rip Blu-ray/DVD movies to Xperia Z1 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
Launch the Blu-ray/DVD Ripper for Xperia Z1; click the disc icon to select the Blu-ray, DVD files you want to convert. Blu-ray, DVD ISO/IFO files are supported as well. After the BD, DVD files are loaded, you can preview them on the right viewing window.
Step 2. Choose output video format for Xperia Z1
Click the Format bar and select Common Video > H.264 Video(*.mp4) as Sony Xperia Z1 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 Z1
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 Z1 per my experience:
Step 4. Start Blu-ray/DVD to Sony Xperia Z1 conversion
When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click “Convert” and let the software do the Blu-ray/DVD to Xperia Z1 MP4 conversion. After the ripping, you can click “Open” to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to your Sony Xperia Z1 without limitations!
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 Z1, 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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