Well, it kinda depends on how much work you want to put in. The best but most time-consuming option is probably to use a PC with a DVD drive to rip them and get the digital file. Then you can use a service like Plex and have a sort of home media server that you can access from any PC or smart device in your home. This is exactly what I've done and I've got a nice little digital library now. It's a little technical but really not hard at all, just a little time-consuming. I'll edit this post in a bit with some more info.
Then once you have the digital copies you could sell the physical copies in a garage sale or in bulk or something and at least get a little back.
Okay so I was going to write up a whole big thing but I found some articles that do it much better.
This one will show you how to rip the DVDs to your computer so you have a digital copy - https://www.howtogeek.com/1...ip-them/
And this one will walk you through setting up the Plex media server - https://www.howtogeek.com/2...-device/
It's a bit time consuming at first and can be a pain to set up but it is so worth it to have a nice digital collection you can search through and sort and watch from any device and not be tied down to a DVD player or your physical location. With this setup I have the Plex server running off of my computer. So what I do is leave my computer on, then go over my buddy's house. He has the Plex app downloaded on his smart TV, so we just log in to my account and can watch any of my movies.
Here's what my library looks like.
Plex also has a free streaming TV-like service with some movies and a bunch of different channels, but I've never really used it. There's also an option to pay and upgrade your account but I've never seen a need. The free version has everything I need as a simple library manager.
One thing to consider though is that it will take up a lot of space on your computer hard drive. Each movie is about 2 GB each, generally. I bought an external hard drive to store mine on, but those are cheap. You can do the same thing with VHS tapes too and probably any other media but it's way more involved.
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