Upload Blu-rays to Dropbox for viewing anywhere

Summary: This guide shows you how to prepare and upload your Blu-rays to Dropbox so that you can view your favorite Blu-ray movies anywhere on any device as you like.

Dropbox is a service that keeps your files safe, synced, and easy to share. Anything you save to your computer can be saved to your Dropbox, including all of your documents, movies, music, photos, internet downloads...you name it. If you're looking for a way to upload Blu-ray to Dropbox for viewing anywhere on any device, read on to find the best solution.

Before you can add Blu-ray movies to Dropbox, you need to rip Blu-ray discs first because Dropbox doesn't support Blu-ray format. And for easy streaming to Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod and other portable tablets or smartphones for playback, you'd better convert Blu-ray to a widely supported video format e.g. MP4.

To do so, a Blu-ray ripping software is essential. Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is recommended to you. With it, you can remove the strict Blu-ray protection and region restrictions and rip Blu-ray movies to Dropbox readable video MP4, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVI, etc very quickly while retaining great video quality. Besides common videos, this Blu-ray ripping software provides optimal presets for popular media devices including iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Tab, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and more. For the video size limit of Dropbox site, the built-in editor also allows you to extract Blu-ray clips with the very part you want.

If you're want to upload Blu-ray films to Dropbox on Mac OS X(Yosemite), please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Now download the right version of the program and follow the guide below.

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[bPart I. How to rip Blu-ray to Dropbox friendly video for uploading[/b]

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your BD drive and run Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper. You can click the "Load Disc" button to load the Blu-ray files to the program. DVD Disc, ISO/IFO, VIDEO_TS folder are supported also.

Step 2. Specify output format

Click the drop down box of "Format", through which it is possible to select Dropbox highly compatible format like MP4, MOV from "Common Video" profile list. For those who wanna upload Blu-ray files to Dropbox and share on tablet or phones, you can choose a certain preset like iPad as target format.

Tip: If you need, you can also click "Settings" to modify parameters of your output profile to meet your professional needs: bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, etc.

Step 3. Edit Blu-ray movies (Optional)

You can even use its provided Edit feature to edit your output video by cropping, adding watermarks, trimming and more. A couple of things to keep in mind about DropBox: If you only have the free account, you only have 2 GB of space (at least initially, unless you've invited some friends and gotten a little more) so you may run into space limitation issues. So, you'd better trim your Blu-ray files if necessary.

Step 4. Start ripping Blu-ray to Dropbox

When all these settings are ready, you can click the "Convert" button to begin the Blu-ray to Dropbox conversion. When the ripping is done, you can click on "Open" button to locate the ripped videos.

Part II. How to load ripped Blu-ray video to Dropbox

1. Sign in to the Dropbox website.
2. Click the Upload button from the very top of the window. The upload button
3. A window will appear. Click the Choose File button and then select the file on your computer that you'd like to add to your Dropbox.
4. Choose as many files as you like, and then click the Start Upload button.
5. The window will disappear, your files will start uploading, and you'll be shown a progress indicator. That's it, you've added the converted Blu-ray files to your Dropbox!

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