How To Download 3d Movies In Pc

Streaming is convenient, but Blu-ray provides the best quality video and audio you can get in your home theater. The only problem: getting off the couch to switch discs is so 2006.

If you'd rather store those high-quality Blu-ray movies on a PC and play them through something like Kodi (or if you just want to back them up in case of future scratches), you can 'rip' them to your computer using a simple, free program called MakeMKV. Here's how to do it.

Find a Blu-ray Drive

In order to rip those movies to your PC, you'll need an optical drive in your PC that can read Blu-ray discs—a DVD drive is not enough. You can buy an external one that connects over USB, or an internal one for your desktop—either is fine.

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In a few steps, you can watch 3D movies on PC/laptop via VLC media player. (Note: VLC only supports for Red and Cyan 3D viewing.) a. Load target 3D movie content to VLC. Click 'Tools' - choose 'Effects and Filters' option from the drop-down menu. Then a new pane 'Adjustments and Effects' will pop up for you. Play 3d movies and video in your computer with the help of VLC media player. VLC media player is amazing video for watching 3d movies in pc.

If you want to rip 4K UHD Blu-rays, however, your choices are more limited. Due to their enhanced copy protection, 4K UHD Blu-rays can't be ripped on most 4K Blu-ray drives. Instead, you will want a regular Blu-ray drive that is considered '4K friendly.'

If you already have a Blu-ray drive, you can poke around the MakeMKV forums to see if it's usable for 4K Blu-rays, or you can buy one of their recommended drives. You may have to flash custom firmware or roll back to an older firmware version in order to read those 4K discs. This can be a bit nerve-wracking, but I've done it twice without breaking anything, so it can be done.

You can read the most up-to-date drive for flashing new firmware here. I used an LG WH16NS40 with patched firmware for the most recent version of this guide.

Set Up MakeMKV

MakeMKV is a program for Windows, macOS, and Linux that can rip DVD and Blu-ray discs into the versatile MKV video format. There are other paid programs that offer more features, like DeUHD and AnyDVD, but we'll be using MakeMKV for this tutorial, since it's free.

Technically, it's only free while in beta, but it's been 'in beta' for about 10 years. You just need to use the latest beta key whenever it asks you to register, which is about once a month. You can purchase a license for $50 if you want to avoid this annoyance. Install MakeMKV and open the program, then enter the key when prompted (or enter it later under the Help > Register menu).

If you're only ripping traditional Blu-rays, that's all you need to do. However, if you have a 4K-friendly drive and want to rip a 4K UHD disc, you'll need to open MakeMKV and see if your drive is compatible with 4K discs—again, see the MakeMKV forum for more information. On some drives, you may need to perform one other step.

MakeMKV can't break the copy protection on its own, so you need a hashed decryption key for the disc in question. You can download a list of currently known hashed keys, which you can find through a quick Google search. In general, this method is considered outdated, but if you have an older drive that isn't compatible with the newer 'LibreDrive' method of ripping, it may still be relevant for you.

If you require hashed keys, you can download them, then head to MakeMKV's preferences, go to the General tab, and choose a 'data' directory for MakeMKV (or make note of the default directory's path). Copy the text file of hashed keys to that directory and restart MakeMKV. It will then be able to reference those keys when ripping 4K UHD Blu-rays. You may need to periodically update this text file as new movies are released on 4K Blu-ray.

Insert and Rip Your Disc

When MakeMKV launches, it will scan your computer for optical drives, then present you with information about your drive and the name of the disc inside it. (If you get an error, you may need to right-click its shortcut and run it as an administrator.) If everything looks right, click the big Blu-ray button to open the disc for ripping.

Once the disc has been scanned, MakeMKV will present you with a list of 'titles' on the disc. At least one of these will be the full movie, while other titles may be special features or other footage. Click on the different titles and look for one that matches the length and chapter count of the movie itself, then uncheck the other boxes. You can also expand a given title to add or remove audio and subtitle tracks—though for most users, the default choices will be fine here.

In the right-hand pane, click the folder icon to choose the folder where you want the resulting video to appear, then click the 'Make MKV' button. The movie will likely take a while to rip, depending on the size of the movie and the speed of your player. Be prepared to go do something else for an hour while you wait. Once the process is done, though, you will have an MKV file that you can open in a video player like VLC or PotPlayer.

Keep in mind that MakeMKV is not guaranteed to rip every disc, and your mileage may vary depending on the disc, your drive, and the rest of your setup. Some discs may have newer copy-protection schemes that haven't been cracked yet, or your disc may be too damaged to rip.

Ripping discs can be more finicky than playing them, so even if a disc plays fine in your Xbox One, there's no guarantee it will rip reliably. If you encounter an error, try giving the disc a good cleaning, or try removing some of the scratches. If that doesn't work, you may need a new disc or a later version of MakeMKV.

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Compress Your Video (Optional)

A typical Blu-ray movie usually ranges from 15GB to 30GB in size, with 4K UHD Blu-rays being around 50GB or more. That's a lot of space, and it's easy to fill up your hard drive after ripping only a small portion of your collection.

You could always buy some large drives to store your movies—after all, storage is pretty affordable these days—or you could compress those movies down to a more manageable size. You will lose some video quality, so this may not be ideal for those 4K HDR Blu-rays, but this can be a worthwhile endeavor for comedies and other visually unimpressive films.

If you choose to compress your movies, Handbrake is a free program that can can take a video file and compress it to a smaller file size. This comes with a loss in video quality, but the program has lots of settings that you can use to find the perfect balance between quality and space savings if you're limited on drive space.

In Handbrake, under the Source Selection menu that appears, click File, and browse to the location of your newly ripped MKV file. Handbrake will open it and prepare it for conversion. Click the Browse button along the bottom of the window to choose the destination for your final video file, and select your quality settings.

This can get complex, but you can save yourself some time by clicking the 'Preset' button in the toolbar and choosing an option from the sidebar that appears. Obviously 'Super HQ 1080p30 Surround' will give you a higher-quality result than 'Fast 720p30,' so pick what sounds good to you for that movie. (There are also presets for specific devices, like the Roku or Apple TV.)

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Whatever preset you choose, though, I recommend going to the 'Video' tab and changing the Framerate to 'Same as Source.' If you're watching this in a home theater with high-quality audio, you may also want to go to the 'Audio' tab and drag the 'Passthru' option to the top of the list. From there, feel free to tweak anything else you want. Choose a video format on the Summary tab (MKV has more features, but MP4 is more compatible with some older devices), and click 'Start Encode.'

Again, this will take a while to complete, but when it's finished, you will have a much smaller video file that you can safely store on your computer, take on the airplane with a USB drive, or watch at a friend's house.

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