Friday, March 31, 2017

Handle with Blu-ray Region Code for Playing on PS4/PS4 Pro

If you want to get rid of the Blu-ray region codes and play different region Blu-rays on PS4/PS4 Pro anywhere, just read on.

Blu-ray discs have region codes, but most studios don't enforce the region code restrictions, which are way more lax than for DVDs. There are 3 separate Blu-Ray region codes. These codes are classified alphabetically as Region A, Region B, and Region C. Blu-ray discs that have been manufactured in region A are embedded with region code A, and are therefore only usable with players from region A. The same is applicable for regions B and C.
RegionAssigned Countries
ANorth America, Central America, South America, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
BEurope, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand
CPakistan, India, China, Russia, Central and South Asia


Then how to play Region A, B, C Blu-ray movie on PS4/PS4 Pro? Here’s the suggestion. Use one easy-to-use Blu-ray Ripper to remove region lock from commercial Blu-rays and rip commercial Blu-ray discs to hard drive, and connect the hard drive with PS4, PS4 Pro, then you can play the Blu-ray movie from hard drive freely.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

PS: If you are Mac users, this Blu-ray to PS4/PS4 Pro Converter for Mac should be your best choice.

Step 1: Import the Blu-ray movie to the best Blu-ray to PS4 Converter.
Launch the best Blu-ray to PS4 Converter and click icon like a disc or disc folder to load your Blu-ray movie from disc to the best Converter.
Tip: Freely select the subtitles for you Blu-ray movies from the “Subtitles” option. Thus, you can transfer Blu-ray movie to PS3 with preferred subtitles. No worry about your Blu-ray drive can't read the Blu-ray Disc because of the incompatibility of region code, this Blu-ray Ripper will automatically bypass the Blu-ray region code.

Step 2: Select an output format for PS3 and set the output folder as you need.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Common Video”. From the sublist, the H.264, MPEG-4, AVI, WMV formats are compatible with PS3. Of course, you can also choose the output format from “PSP/PS3”. From the sublist, the “PS3 Video(AC3 5.1)(*.avi)”, “PS3 Video(480P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)”, “PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)”, “PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)” are all the friendly formats for you to choose.



Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface freely and optimize the output file quality.

Step 4: Start converting your Blu-ray movies of different Regions(A, B, C) to PS3.

Click the "Convert" button; it will rip/convert Blu-ray movies of different Regions(A, B, C) to PS4/PS4 Pro immediately with the CUDA acceleration technology support. You can find the process in the "Conversion" interface.



After the Blu-ray movies of different Regions(A, B, C) to PS4/PS4 Pro conversion, you will be able to get the output files for PS4/PS4 Pro via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can transfer the output video to PS4/PS4 Pro and then you can play Blu-ray movies of different Regions(A, B, C) on PS4/PS4 Pro freely.

Additional Tips:

Currently there are many topics about how to play videos on PS4. As most guys complained, the PS4 does not support external HDD, and you cannot view movies on PS4 through USB as well. Luckily, there is a workaround for you to get videos from PC to PS4. You can just stream your video files to PS4 from PC via Plex:

1. Download Plex Media Server from https://my.plexapp.com/downloads and set up your media before signing into Plex through the Settings.
2. Then, you navigate to https://my.plexapp.com/ on your PS4 through the browser and sign-in.
3. Head to your media server and voila. You have access to all your DLNA media.

(Alternative way) Using Brorsoft Video Ultimate Windows | Mac to convert all kinds of videos to any popular video/audio files

It can rip DVD, Blu-ray to almost all video and audio formats, such as convert DVD to AVI, Blu-ray to MPEG, MKV to WMV, Blu-ray ISO to MP4, VOB to FLV, MTS to MOV, MXF to MKV, 4K to 1080P, XAVC to ProRes, etc, so you can play or share DVD/Blu-ray/Videos on iPhone, PS Vita, Apple TV, Xbox, WDTV, Nexus 7, and more media devices in a more convenient way.



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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

BD to USB Sticks-Move a Blu-ray Movie to a USB Flash Drive (4 Steps )

For those Blu-ray movie collectors, some of them may have the confusion if is it possible to play Blu-ray content via USB flash drive. The answer is positive. While, the problem here is how can we move a Blu-ray movie to USB flash drive easily and quickly. I’ve figured out a simple way to make it and share it now. Just read on to learn details.
Well, you certainly can play Blu-ray content via USB flash drive but there are some caveats. First of all, the data on a commercial Blu ray movie is encrypted, you are not allowed to copy Blu-ray files a USB drive directly. Hence, we need to rip and digitize Blu-ray to a common video for adding to USB Flash drive. Besides, the Blu-ray movie in 1080p is usually in a big size, we’d better compress the movie into a smaller size if need. To complete the task, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is highly recommended here.

It's professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. It gives you the ability to rip and convert 1080p Blu-ray into MP4, MOV, AVI, etc format for USB flash drive without quality loss. What’s more, you can freely to tweak the video size to a decent video as you want. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get Blu-ray Ripping software for Mac. Now download the program and start converting Blu-ray to USB Flash Drive.

How to Backup Blu-ray movies on a USB flash drive

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies

Launch Blu-ray ripper and click disc icon to load Blu-ray movies. This software can convert Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray ISO file, or DVD disc, ISO image, and IFO file to any formats.



Step 2: Choose output format

Click Format bar to get the format list and select a proper export format. For copying Blu-ray to flash hard dirvve, MP4, AVI, MOV in "Common Video" column are all the optimal choices.



Tip: The USB flash drive is just an intermediate, and the final purpose is Blu-ray playback on other devices like Android, iDevices, or editing in video editing system. So you need to pick the right format according to the playback device or the editing program you are using.

Step 3: Adjust video settings

You can click settings button to adjust the parameters as you need, such as video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc.

Step 4: Start conversion

Once everything is okay, you can press the Start button on the Blu-ray to flash drive converter to complete the process. The Blu-ray movie conversion could take a few minutes which generally depends on your computer’s processor speed and RAM. After that, you can play Blu-ray files through USB flash drive freely.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

DVD VOB to Fire TV-How to Play VOB files through Amazon Fire TV

Let's have a look at how to view stand-alone DVD VOB files with Amazon Fire TV without any problems.

VOB is the container format that contains audio, video, subtitle, menu information, etc. stored in DVD. However, play VOB files on Amazon Fire TV is not so easy for the reason that VOB are hardly supported by Fire TV. Till now the best video player in the android market like MX Player is also not able to play the .VOB files. To ensure that your exciting VOB movies get access into your Amazon Fire TV, you have to look for a way of converting VOB into Fire TV compatible format MP4.

And to do this, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac will give you a big hand. With this app, you can simply convert VOB files to Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Samsung, Amazon Fire TV, Surface Pro, PS4, PS3, NAS etc. playable videos with fast encoding speed and excellent output video quality. If you're using a Windows PC, simply turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate, which allows you to transcode VOB to Amazon Fire TV in Windows (including Windows 8/8.1/10). Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.



Step 1. Load VOB files to the converter

Launch the VOB converter for Fire TV and click Add to import the VOB movies you need to convert. Or directly drag videos to the left item bar to load them. Batch conversion is supported so you can add multiple files for converting at a time.



Step 2. Choose output format

After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as mp4 for playing on Amazon Fire TV.



Step 3. Set advanced settings

By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 4. Start DVD VOB to Amazon Fire TV conversion

As soon as all the above settings are completed, you can press "Convert" button to start converting DVD VOB to Amazon Fire TV playable MP4 video. You can follow the conversion process via the pop-up windows.

After conversion is done, simply click "Completed" to back to main interface, and click "Open" button to find generated .mp4 videos. Afterwards, you can transfer the converted DVD VOB clips into Amazon Fire TV for playback on a big screen with ease.

P.S.

Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is just such an all-in-one multimedia toolkit to aid you in converting videos and DVD/Blu-ray to any format like MOV, AVI, M4V, WMV, MP4, MPEG, and rip Blu-ray/DVD to fit your mobile devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod and more with fast speed and zero quality loss. Besides, you can also effortlessly full disc backup or directly copy main movie from your BD/DVD discs. As a multi-purpose software program, it works as good as a handy Swiss knife.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Watch Blu-ray to Apple TV 4/3/2 with AC3 5.1 audio track

This article aims to show you steps of streaming and playing Blu-ray movies on Apple TV 4/3/2 with AC3 5.1 audio track, after that, you can enjoy your Blu-ray videos on HDTVs with ease and confortable.

It is well known that Apple TV supports very few file formats, which include MOV, MP4 and M4V videos, meaning Blu-ray cannot be playback on your Apple TV.So, we need to rip Blu-ray to Apple TV with AC3 5.1 surround sound on Mac for playing.

Benefits for ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV:

Blu-ray discs are easy to break, but a digital copy is safe and permanent, even if the data get lost, you can find methods to recover. Ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV will protect the expensive Blu-ray discs from scratches or attrition. And, there are some limitations for commercial Blu-ray discs that they could be Region A, B and C, and not a BD player will read full region Blu-ray discs. So ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV solves the problem of BD region code restriction.



How to Convert Blu-ray to New apple TV and Apple TV/2/3/4

Preparation for converting/ripping Blu-ray to Apple TV on OS X Lion:
1. Software: the professional Mac Blu-ray to Apple TV Converter (Free download trial version)
2. Equipment: Blu-ray disc and BD drive

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1: Launch Blu-ray to Apple TV Converter, and click the button like a disc to add or insert Blu-ray to the best Blu-ray to Apple TV Converter. You can tick the box in front of the file you want to rip. If necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.



Step 2: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “HD video > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” which is the compatible format for Apple TV. You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist. Here we recommend you to choose H.264 HD Video. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.



You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist. Here we recommend you to choose H.264 HD Video for you can set the AC3 5.1 surround sound.



Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.



Note: Optimal settings for Apple TV should be set as Video Size: 1280*720, Video Bitrate: 4000kbps at highest quality, Video Frame rate: 24fps or 30fps, Audio codec: ac3, Audio Sampling rate: 48000hz, Audio Bitrate: 160kbps, Audio Channels: 5.1Channels.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” icon, the Blu-ray to Apple TV on Mac OS X conversion will start immediately. You can follow the converting process in the “Conversion” interface.



After the conversion from Blu-ray to H.264 HD Video for Apple TV, you can get the output files for your Apple TV via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can sync the converted Blu-ray to Apple TV via iTunes.



If you are considering to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert HD videos (MOV, MKV, VOB , AVI, FLV, SWF, Webm, etc.,) Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your Microsoft Surface tablet or other devices like iPad, Google Nexus 10/7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.

Okay, we’ve already described the process of converting Blu-ray on Apple TV, so if you haven’t done that yet, go do that now. Then come back here, where we’ll show you how to install Plex on Apple TV 4/3/2.

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