DVD to Kodi H.265 Playback - Rip DVD to H.265 for Kodi version 14
Are you trouble of streaming DVD to Kodi version 14 for good playback or uploading? Don't worry, this article is a tutorial on how to stream DVD movies to H.265 MP4 for Kodi version 14 for uploading and playing.
Kodi has its supported video formats like MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.263, MPEG-4 SP and ASP, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), H.265 (as from Kodi 14) , Indeo, MJPEG, RealVideo, RMVB, Sorenson, WMV, Cinepak, but DVD is not one of them. I have researched the web and tried to follow the instructions shared by other guys to solve the DVD to Kodi incompatible issues.
H.265/HEVC is gradually more and more used in many camera video, 4K video and other video streaming. Compared with H.264, the greatest strength of H.265 is that it has a higher compression ratio, put it into sample way, H.265 can save around 50% of the bit rate, and the coding efficiency can be doubled than H. 264. So i decide to convert DVD to H.265 for Kodi version 14 playback.
In this case, you need the assistant of a DVD ripper. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper is highly recommended. It is an intuitive DVD converter that allows you to easily rip DVD to Kodi friendly video with high output video quality and fast ripping speed. Besides, this DVD ripping tool also provide some video editing tools to let you crop the DVD movies black bars, trim the unnecessary part, etc. for better video watching experience. What’s more, this DVD ripping software provides more optimal presets for iPad, iPhone, PS3, PS Vita, Samsung TV, Samsung tablet and more media devices.
If you are a Mac user, you can turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which can help you convert DVD to Kodi on Mac OS X. If you want to rip Blu-ray for playback in Kodi, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
1. Load DVD movies
Insert the DVD disc into your computer's DVD drive and run the best DVD ripper. You can load the DVD movies by clicking the DVD disc button on the top left. This DVD converter also supports ripping ISO and IFO files.
2. Choose output format
For Kodi version 14 , you can select H.265 Video(*.mp4) from Common Video profile. It enables you to rip DVD to H.265 .mp4 with the best quality. For other versions of Kodi, H.264 MP4 is the best choice for playing. You can click "Format" and choose "Common Video-H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)" as output format.
Tip: Advanced profile settings
Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset. You'd better adjust the video settings to keep a balance of video size and video quality.
3. Start ripping DVD to Kodi version 14
After all necessary settings, click the "Convert" button to begin converting DVD movies to Kodi version 14 highly compatible video files H.265 MP4.
Once the conversion done, click on "Open" button to access to the videos you ripped. Afterwards, just copy the converted DVD files to your Kodi version 14 for enjoyment.
If you also wanna get the fast and easy way to watch Blu-ray or HD movies via Kodi, you’d better choose the Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate.
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