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Old Dec 25, 2013, 03:21 AM
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Default How to Play Blu-Ray Discs in Windows Media Player?

3 Ways to playback Blu-ray in Windows Media Player on Windows 8.1/8/7

Description: A brief guide to show three most reliable ways to playback Blu-ray in Windows Media Player on PC or portable devices.

Windows Media Player supports nearly all types of media files; however, protected Blu-rays are not included. As we all know, playing Blu-ray disc on PC must require an external Blu-ray drive to mount the contents on disc.

If you want to watch Blu-ray movies on PC directly without a Blu-ray player, here are some reliable ways for you:

Plan A. Get a Digital Copy of Blu-ray

A Digital Copy is usually made into a DVD which is included in your Blu-ray set. After inserting this DVD to PC, you will be able to find it as a new disk drive; double click to open it, submit your key code to watch this movie directly.

Besides, if you want to stream Blu-ray movie to smartphones or tablets, try this Digital Copy Removal.

Plan B. Download necessary codecs to play Blu-rays

A popular solution for many people is to download and install a codec pack which includes the codecs necessary for playing many mainstream audio and video file formats. The website offers a popular codec pack for Windows media player that includes a number of popular codecs, including support for Blu-ray, which will allow you to watch your Blu-ray movies using Windows media player. You can download the codec pack on CNET's website or you can go directly to

Plan C. Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper

Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper is an all-in-one Blu-ray backup and conversion solution. With this tool, you can lossless backup the Blu-ray with exactly the same file structure; or convert it to perfect WMV/MP4/MPG/MKV/AVI/FLV/MOV files, so that you can playback in Windows Media Player without scratching discs or using the disc drive frequently.

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Online user manual: ***********

Detailed guide of How to Open Blu-ray with Windows Media Player for playback on Windows 8.1/8/7

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