Here we share the easy but effective solutions by step to help you fix all kinds of VLC not playing Blu-ray problems in minutes.
VLC is the most popular & powerful open source media player in the market. Even so, it does not mean this robust media player is perfect! A certain percentage of users do report that VLC can't play Blu-rays, and they are unable to find a solution after trying very hard.VLC supports playing Blu-ray movies on your Windows computer or laptop if you do some extra operations. Note that 2.0 or later version of VLC is a must, so please upgrade your VLC if you are using an old version.
Wonder how to get your VLC 2.2 to play encrypted blu-ray discs? Here's how.
You'll need two files: keys database and AACS dynamic library. Keys database
get the file UPDATED 19-03-2017!
Windows: put it in C:\ProgramData\aacs\
Mac OS X: put it in ~/Library/Preferences/aacs/ (create it if it does not exist)
Linux: put it in ~/.config/aacs/
AACS dynamic library UPDATED 22-02-2016!
VLC 32 bit on Windows: put that file in your VLC directory
VLC 64 bit on Windows: put that file in your VLC directory
Mac OS X: put that file in ~/lib directory (create it, if it does not exist)
Linux: install libaacs package using your distribution package manager.
Then, Go in the "C:Usersyour usernameAppData" for Windows Users.
>>Enable viewing hidden files. Click on Folder Options and then click on View tab, in the View tab check this option “Show hidden files and folders” and click on Ok button.
>>Create a new folder in the App data with name aacs and paste the downloaded KEYDB.cfg key file in this new folder.
>>Install AACS DYNAMIC LIBRARY on your computer. Just visit C drive and find out “Video LAN > VLC” in the program files of 32 bit. Then paste or drag and drop AACS Dynamic library file in this folder.
>>Run VLC and click on Media and then click on Open Media option. In the popup, click on “Disk” and check “Blu-Ray” option then click on Play button. Now your Blu-ray movie will start playing in VLC.
Well, if you have not decided to upgrade your VLC, or the second choice seems to be a bit complex for you, there's an easy way to make it. You need rip Blu-ray disc to VLC friendly format such as .mp4, .mkv, .mpeg-2. Here comes with Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which enables you rip and convert Blu-ray to a common video for VLC for playback effortlessly.
This Blu-ray ripping software allows users to rip Blu-ray to MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, WMV, MPEG-2, etc as you like. What's more, it supports a variety of portable devices or media players including PS Vita, Apple TV, QuickTime Player, WD TV, Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 10, Nook HD and more. Plus, with it, you can backup Blu-ray movies to hard drive remaining the original structure. If you are running on Mac, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. Now download it and start the Blu-ray to VLC conversion.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
It is not only a Blu-ray Ripper, but also work well with DVDs, just like the Blu-ray Player can work with DVD disc well.
Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as VOB , WMV, MP4, MOV , FLV files to VLC Player playing on Windows 10, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What's more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.
Simple Steps Rip Blu-ray for VLC Player
Step 1. Import Blu-ray movies
Insert the Blu-ray disc to external Blu-ray drive and click the "Load Disc" button to add the Blu-ray movies you want to play on your VLC. Select subtitles you want keep with the output video from the option.
Step 2. Choose output profile
Choose output format via clicking the Format bar. Here you can select MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MKV from the Common Video profile list as the target format.
Tip: You can also check the "Settings" box , and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your VLC player.
Step 3. Start converting Blu-ray for VLC
Finally, hit the "Convert" button to start to rip 1080p Blu-ray movies to VLC readable videos.
After conversion, you can click the "Open" button to find the converted Blu-ray files. Mow you can add and play the BD contents with VLC player at ease.
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