Play 4K Blu-ray on VLC Media Player

4K Blu-ray has become more and more popular, people are willing to get 4K Blu-ray disc than 1080p Blu-ray disc (new 4K Blu-ray movies and upcoming 4K Blu-ray movies). This article show you the method to rip the 4K Blu-ray disc to the digital video files for playing on VLC media Player on PC, Mac, TV or other devices.

VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols on PC, Mac, TV and other enabled devices. And from the version 2.0, VLC support 4K playback smoothly if you have a powerful devices. However, VLC does not support Blu-ray playback, let alone 4K Blu-ray. Then what to do?

For watching 4K Blu-ray with VLC on on PC, Mac, TV or other devices, you need to rip the 4K to VLC compatible format. Here you just need a 4K Blu-ray Ripper, removing all the copy protection of the 4K Blu-ray and rip 4K Blu-ray to VLC compatible format. Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Windows | for Mac should take into your consideration. With it you can rip all copy protected 4K Blu-ray disc to digital 4K videos for your personal use.

Meanwhile, this program enable you to backup Blu-ray/DVD losslessly and quickly with two model below:

Directly Copy 4K Blu-ray without extras: Save 100% intact M2TS/VOB main movie from your Blu-ray disc without any quality loss.

1:1 Full Disc Copy: Copy the entire 4K Blu-ray disc in original file structure with all subtitle tracks and audio streams preserved.

Then you can watch the 4K Blu-ray on VLC media Player on PC, Mac, TV or other devices without any quality loss.

Grabs the NVIDIA® CUDA and AMD technologies, this program speeding up the conversion speed and lets you convert 4K Blu-ray movies in a flash while keeping the original high video quality.

How to Rip 4K Blu-ray to 4K Videos for Playing on VLC

Download and install Brorsoft first, here we take Blu-ray Ripper windows as example, Mac version share the same steps. The trail-before-purchase available:

blu-ray-ripper-for-windows-try blu-ray-ripper-for-mac-trail

Step 1: Add Blu-ray movies

Click the disc button to choose the Blu-ray files you want to convert.

Note that you can also import Blu-ray Folders, ISO/IFO files.

At the bottom, you can select your desired subtitle and audio track.


2. Choose output format

Click Format bar and just select “H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” as output format. You can also find lots of optimized profiles for many popular portable media devices including Nexus 10, Galaxy Tab, Apple TV, iPad and more.


Tips: Hit Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters of output files like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc, so that you can get a decent video as you need.

For keep the 4K Blu-ray movies with 4K resolution, you just need to customize the video size as 3840 x 2160.


3. Start ripping

After all settings, click Start ripping your 4K Blu-ray to 4K H.264 videos.

You can follow the converting process in the “Conversion” interface.

When the conversion finished, you can get the output files via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly.

Then you can transfer the converted 4K Blu-ray movies to your PC, Mac, TV or other devices and playing with VLC.

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