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Rip Blu-Ray to Plex with 5.1 Surround Sound

This guide show you the best way to rip Blu-ray to Plex with 5.1 surround sound.


We all know that Plex allows you to aggregate all your personal media and access it anywhere you go. Enjoy your own media on all your devices with the Plex Media Server. Then how to backup the Blu-ray to Plex with 5.1 surround sound?

5.1 surround sound  is the common name for six channel surround sound audio systems. 5.1 is the most commonly used layout in home cinema. Blu-ray and Digital cinema both have eight-channel capability which can be used to provide either 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound. Ripping Blu-ray to Plex keeping 5.1 sound gives you cinema-like video/audio enjoyment.

As we all know, if you want to decrypt Blu-ray to Plex, you need a Blu-ray Ripper. There are many software that can reach it. In my experience, although there are many Blu-ray ripping tools in the market, one of the best Blu-ray Ripper – Brorsoft can achieve it. This Blu-ray Decrypter can decyrpt Blu-ray AACS, BD+, UOP, up to MKB v61 Blu-ray keeping 5.1 surround sound for Plex pass-through. As we know, Blu-ray comes with lossless audio quality in mainly three lossless audio codecs: PCM, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD MA. Only if your Blu-ray contains the HD audio, Brorsoft can preserve them when ripping Blu-ray to MP4/MKV not just for Plex, also for Apple TV, WD TV, etc.

SEE MORE: Plex Supported and Unsupported Media Formats

You can also entire copy the Blu-ray original structure or main movie only without any protections cause the software will remove all the protections automatically when you ripping the Blu-ray and DVD files.

As a professional Blu-ray ripper which allows you to rip and backup Blu-ray and DVD movies to any video format you like, such as DIRECT rip the Blu-ray to iPadiPhone, Samsung Galaxy phone and other portable devices.

SEE HOW: Set Up Plex Media Server and Plex Client

How to Rip Blu-ray to Plex with 5.1 Surround Sound

Free download, install and run Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, the trail-before-purchase quick download icon provide here:

bluray ripper - trial download bluray ripper for Mac - trial download

Keep in mind that you have download the right version, Mac OS .dmg files cannot be installed on Windows platform – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click “BD/DVD disc” icon to load your Blu-ray movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO.

load blu-ray

Step 2: Set output profile and settings as MKV AC3 5.1

You can select the output video format MKV HD Video (*.mkv) from HD Video in the drop-down list “Format”.


and then you can click “Settings” to select video codec (h.264) and audio codec (AC3), audio channels (5.1)


Tip: If you wanna extract DTS audio from Blu-ray movie to AC3 with 5.1, just choose output audio format from the Common Audio >> AC3- Dolby Digital AC-3(*.ac3) category.


Step 3: Rip Blu-ray to MKV AC3

Hit the Convert button to start converting Blu-ray movie to MKV AC3 5.1 channels on the main interface. Quickly you will get your converted AC3 files with 5.1 channels and the audio/video synch correctly and perfectly.

Related Article:

How to Keep 5.1 and 7.1 audio in Blu-ray Ripping

DVD Ripping – How to Keep AC3 5.1 Audio

How to convert MKV DTS to AC3 5.1 on Mac and Windows

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