How to Play DVD on Samsung TV via USB Drive?

Q: “Like many nowadays, I don’t have a DVD player connected to my Smart TV as I rely upon online streaming services for films. However, I have dozens of DVDs which I would occasionally like to play on the Samsung TV.”

More and more users have needs to to play DVD movies on Samsung TV without DVD player, with the advanced technology, it’s possible to rip and copy DVD movies to a USB drive then play them on Samsung TV with the USB drive plugged in. In this tutorial, I’d like to share some free and effective ways to do this work and please keep on reading.

Method 1. Free to rip DVD with Handbrake

Open HandBrake app, click “Source” to load the DVD movies to the program, specify the output path and filename, then click the “Start” button to convert. The output format is set as “MP4” or “MKV” by default. After the conversion, you can copy the converted DVD movies to a USB drive and play on Samsung TV with ease.


Editor Notes: Handbrake has no ability to decrypt commercial DVD discs, if your DVD discs are copy protected you can turn to method two: a more easier way to rip any (protected) DVD disc and has customized settings for Samsung TV.

Method 2. Rip DVD for Samsung TV via Brorsoft DVD Ripper

Here, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows / Mac is highly recommended to help your convert any (protected) DVD disc to MP4/AVI/MOV/WMV/FLV for Samsung TV in fast speed and excellent quality. Besides, the perfect DVD ripper also provides customized settings for almost multimedia devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Xbox, PS3/P4 etc.

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Guide: Rip DVD for Playing on Samsung TV via USB Drive

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version 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 DVD movies

Install and run the best DVD ripper, click the “Load disc” button to load your DVD movies to the program.


Step 2. Select output format for Samsung TV

Click “Format” drop-down button to select suitable formats from “TVs” Category for Samsung TV.

Or select a proper format like “H.264 MP4” from “Common Video” profile, which is compatible with Samsung TV perfectly.

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Tip: If you like, click the “Settings” button to adjust video/audio parameters, video size, bitrate and fame rate, ect.

Step 3. Start to rip DVD for Samsung TV

With all settings, click the Convert button to rip DVD to MP4 for your Samsung TV. This Video Converter will finish the DVD to Samsung TV conversion in just a few minutes.

After conversion, you can copy the converted DVD moveis to USB drive and then play them on Samsung TV via a USB drive just fine.

You may be interested in this program:

Video Ultimate Windows | Mac

Do it all – Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video ultimate to convert videos, Blu-ray/DVD or ISO files to MP4 for playing on Samsung TV via USB drive with ease.

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