About 2 years ago I pretty much stopped buying physical media and started mostly just watching Netflix and other online media outlets for my entertainment needs.
I have about 200 Blu rays and maybe another 500 DVDs and I'm thinking I want to box them up and put them in the crawlspace but before I do that, I'd like to rip them and setup a media server so I still have easy access to my collection through my PS3, PC, Vita, android tablet, etc.
I know Tested used to have a guide on DVD, but I'm wondering if this is possible with Blu rays; I'm not concerned with preserving ultra high blu ray quality, just something nice that I can stream around the house.
Are there particular blu ray drives that should be avoided, or will any drive work?
What software is recommended?
Any other considerations that I haven't thought of?