How to Play Blu-ray Movies on Android Phone/ Tablet
Nowadays, Android smartphones and tablets with bright advantages have hit the most part of electronic market, a big rival to Apple. While you may stream movies and TV shows online, sometimes you probably want to get Blu-ray movies you already had played on your Android device. However, things can be tricky as neither your Android phone nor tablet has support of Blu-ray playback natively.
Well, it is not a hassle any more. To make the Blu-ray movies playable on your Android handset or tablet (Samsung, LG, Sony, Huawei, Motorola, ZTE, Google Pixel, HTC, etc), the crucial thing you need to do is extract the film out of the Blu-ray disc and convert into a Android readable format before transferring to your device. In this case, an excellent Blu-ray ripping tool, Blu-ray Ripper, will be introduced for your conference.
It is an all-in-one converting tool that is specialized in removing the protection restrictions and extracting the movies off Blu-ray and DVD disc and convert them into proper format of your choice. With its in-built editor, you are allowed to manage the movie content easily in the way you like: file merging, media editing, 3D movie creating, parameter adjusting, etc. Importantly, Blu-ray Ripper also comes with several device-targeted presets, which are especially useful for those who want to get their movies onto portable mobile devices without fiddling with the conversion settings.
It should be pointed out that Android platform accepts MP4, 3GP, WebM, MKV media formats. The following step-by-step tutorial will walk you through how to rip and convert a Blu-ray to MP4 video for Android handset or tablet. Before we get started, download and install the program on your computer.
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Step 1: Add Blu-ray movies to the Blu-ray Ripper software
Place the Blu-ray disk into the BD drive on the computer and then open up the program, the application will take a few seconds to detect and open the BD source.
Click the Add Blu-ray/DVD button on the top left side of the interface to import the Blu-ray content. After loads, the titles along with correlative details will be presented on the interface that looks like the screenshot shown below.
Blu-ray movie might contain several subtitle and audio tracks in one single title, you can choose one desired track for each title in Subtitle/ Audio box.
Step 2: Select a suitable output format for your Android smartphone or tablet
Now comes to the more complicated yet critical part of the process - defining the output preferences. Hit the MP4 Video button (2#) on the top middle of the interface. A pull-down box with three options is displayed as follows:
By default, MP4 is set as the output format by the utility, which is compatible with Android devices and other cases.
Then click the Change option in the box to enter the Profile panel. Now you should see a host of sorted format profiles, including different kinds of pre-defined device profiles under Device tab.
To play Blu-ray movie on an Android phone or tablet, you could go to Device, and then select an preset profile according to your Android model from the list.
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If your device preset profile is not included in the list, you can choose to go Format > HD Video and select a specific format as output format. HD MP4 Video is highly recommended.
After selecting a format, you could press the pen icon at the upper-right corner of the select format profile to get into the Profile Settings window. From there you are able to tweak all the conversion settings for audio and video: video codec, bitrate, resolution, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio channel, codec, etc.
Tip: Resolution will affect the video output size pretty heavily. By default, this utility will keep 1080p natively. However, you may want to downscale to 720p, which is still HD movie but takes up quite a bit less space, then you could change into 1280*720 in the Resolution drop-down list.
Step 3: Start converting Blu-ray for Android tablet and phone
This step is the simplest, just click the green button Convert button and the software should pop up a dialog letting you select a location for saving the converted video files.
After do that, click the Convert button again, it will automatically convert your Blu-ray into MP4 video that's playable well on Android smartphone or tablet.
Usually this'll take some time or so, depending on the size of your disc, but once it's done you should have newly converted MP4 files waiting for you in the folder you've chosen.
Step 3: Put the converted files onto your Android device
Open the output folder to locate the new created MP4 files, then you could connect your Android devices with your machine via USB cables and easily transfer resulting files to it. You now are ready for viewing movies on your Android devices for more enjoyment on the go.