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Backup Blu-ray Discs With BD-RB



Blu-ray Rebuilder (BD-RB) is a relatively new program for making backups of commercial Blu-ray (BDMV) releases. It is something of a successor to the very successful DVD Rebuilder (DVD-RB), which has a reputation as one of the best DVD backup programs available. Like that earlier program, BD-RB uses a number of existing tools, along with custom written code, to make very high quality backups a reality for the average user while requiring little understanding of the underlying technology.


Beta Software Warning
BD-RB is currently in the early beta testing stage, which means there are still some bugs to be worked out. Problems backing up some Blu-ray discs are to be expected. If this is a big problem for you perhaps you should wait until a release (stable) version of BD-RB comes out before you try it.


This guide will walk you through the basic steps for installing, configuring and using BD-RB and various third party tools required to make it work. Each section covers a different aspect of using BD-RB, starting with installation and finishing with either a Full Disc or Movie-Only backup.

Considering BD-RB's beta status it's likely parts of this guide will be updated gradually as the program matures.



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We'll start by looking at how to install BD-RB and a number of third party tools required (or in some cases just recommended) to make it work properly.


Next: Installation


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table of contents

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Installation
  3. 3. Setup
  4. 4. Making A Full Disc Backup
  5. 5. Making A Movie-Only Backup
Written by: Rich "vurbal" Fiscus
Last updated: 22 June 2011