How to Play Blu-ray on Surface Book?

Microsoft Surface Book is a revolution in laptop design, that with full power of a high performance laptop and the versatility of a tablet. And up to 16 hours of battery life for video playback that keeps you going all day, every day. For Blu-ray collectors, you may want to play your HD Blu-ray movies on the Surface Book on the go, however, it lacks of a Blu-ray drive and doesn’t allow you play Blu-rays directly. Don’t worry, in this page, I’d like share some tips and tricks to help you solve this issue.

To play Blu-ray movies on Surface Book flawlessly, you’ll need to rip/convert Blu-rays to Surface Book playback video formats. For the goal of maintaining maximum image quality while providing the sharp movie experience, you can take advantage of Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper to remove copy protection from Blu-ray discs and convert them into Surface Book compatible i.g. H.264 MP4 videos without losing quality. Besides, you can also convert Blu-ray/DVDs to MOV, MP4, FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPEG, etc. for playing on Surface Pro, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, and more portable devices on the go. For equivalent Mac version, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac.

Free download Blu-ray to Surface Book Converter:

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Guide: Rip/Convert Blu-rays to Surface Book Playable formats for Playback on the go

Windows Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper taken as example, Mac share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie

Install and launch the best Blu-ray to Surface Book Converter, click “Load disc” button to load your Blu-ray movies to this program.


Tip: An external Blu-ray drive is needed and keep Wi-Fi connected before the conversion.

Step 2. Choose Output format

Simply click Format drop-down list and select Microsoft Surface H.264 MP4 from Windows or Common Video category.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Tip: If you want to customize output video quality, click “Settings” button to customize video quality like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, audio channel, etc.

Step 3. Start ripping Blu-rays for Surface Book

With all settings, please tap the Convert button to rip/convert Blu-ray movies to Surface Book compatible H.264 MP4 videos.

Once processing is complete, your videos can be found at output folder.

Now, you’re able to play the converted Blu-ray movies on Surface Book anywhere, anytime.

Additional Tips:

If you not only want to rip Blu-rays, but also intent to rip DVDs or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, M4V, AVI, MKV,etc. videos for Surface Book, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.

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