In an effort to play DVD disc available, two things are in need: a DVD drive/player and a display (TV or PC). It's inconvenient for most users since we can't carry these devices with us. So, rip the DVDs for Plex Media Server becomes a good choice for us.

Plex gives you the ability to access all your media files on TV, computer, phones no matter where you are. So, if we put the DVD movies to Plex Media Server, we can watch the DVD on any devices at any time.


However, Plex only supports some common video formats of H.264, MPEG--4, such as .MP4. Obviously, the DVD discs do not conform it. So, ripping DVD to video in MP4 format should be a priority for streaming DVD with Plex. Next, we will offer the complete solution for you.

Select A DVD Ripper for Plex

Finding a DVD Ripper for Plex is not as easy as you think. At this time, many people would consider using HandBrake to Rip DVD. Unfortunately, you may also find that ripping DVD by using HandBrake is problematic itself. For instance, ripping DVD with HandBrake may break down in the process.


Then, a good DVD Ripper - VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper can help you avoid such problems completely. It can convert any DVD discs to Plex supported format. Then, you can transfer them to Plex for playing.


VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper is widely recognized as the best DVD to Plex Media Server Ripper so far. Assisted by the powerful program, you could rip DVD files to a wide variety of video formats like MP4, MOV, AVI and so on. Unlike some other similar programs in the market, the most advanced feature of the software is its fast ripping speed. And the function of ripping DVD could surely enable you to enjoy latest DVD movies on any devices. All in all, VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper could make ripping DVD files no longer one time-consuming job.


Just download its free trial version and open the program directly. It opened up a whole new vision of the interface. And then follow the tutorial.

Best Solution to Convert and Rip DVD to Plex Media Server

#1. How to Convert and Rip DVD to Plex Media Server

Here is the guide for you to convert and rip DVD for Plex easily.


Step 1. Load DVD Files

Just insert your DVD disc to your computer hard drive. You may view several menus existing at the top bar of the main interface. Click the "Load Disc" button to import the DVD files that you want to convert.

Load Disc

Step 2. Select the Output Format

The loaded DVD files with the information in detail could appear in the interface. Just click the "Profile" icon, in order to pop up one window where you could choose Plex Media Server compatible video formats like MP4, H.264, WMV, MOV from the drop-down list.

Select Output Format

Step 3. Begin to Rip

Click the "Convert" button on the bottom right hand corner, and the conversion process will start immediately.

Start Converting DVD to Plex

After that, you could get a ripped DVD movie file on the computer hard drive that you've selected before easily. Then you could stream DVD movies with Plex Media Server.


#2. How to Stream DVD Movies with Plex Media Server Easily?

Step 1. Firstly, just download and open Plex app easily if you want to stream DVD movies to Plex.

Step 2. Enter into the application with your account, or create a Plex account if you don't have one.

Step 3. Its main interface would appear. Click the "Add Section" button and choose "Movies" if you want to add library.

Step 4. Choose the DVD movies that you want to load and then click the "Add Folder" button.

Add File to Plex

Lastly, let me take a minute to sum up the main points of the whole text. People try to rip DVD to Plex Media Server since that they want to play DVD files on various devices anytime and anywhere. Many people choose to use HandBrake when they encounter the problem of ripping DVD. Yet they're unable to rip DVD with copy protected and particularly the newest DVDs by using HandBrake.


Maybe HandBrake is accustomed to receive a great deal of most gratifying attention among many people due to its free of charge. Yet more and more users are waking up to the realization that one application like DVD to Plex Media Server Ripper with the best price versus performance ratio could be economical with time and effort. What's your opinion?