Can PS4 Play Blu ray? Updated!
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Summary: This article shows you how to play Blu-rays on PS4 and how to rip Blu-rays to PS4-compatible video formats for free playback without inserting Blu-ray disc. Read on to know more details.
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Can PS4 play Blu ray? Yes! First, let’s look at why PS4 has won wide popularity. PS4, the successor of PS3, is a powerful home video game console developed by Sony Company. In addition to playing games, it is also a great video player for users to enjoy videos or movies at home. So does PS4 play Blu-ray movie discs? With the built-in Blu-ray drive, PS4 also has the ability to play Blu-ray movies. However, there are times when PS4 cannot open Blu-ray movie discs due to the incompatibility of the disc format or region code restriction. So in this article we will show you how to play Blu-rays on PS4 and give you a perfect solution to those problems that result in Blu-ray playback failure.
Does PS4 play Blu ray movies/videos? And how? This part mainly resolves this problem. As we know, the Blu-ray disc formats supported by PS4 are BD-ROM and BD-R/RE (BDAV, BDMV). To play a Blu-ray movie successfully, you had better update the PS4 software to the latest version first. The PS4 system must enable the disc playback feature over the internet, so you must allow the internet connection when it’s your first time to play a Blu-ray movie disc. It is very easy to play Blu-rays on PS4, and you can simply begin by inserting a Blu-ray disc.
Step 1: Turn on PS4 and log into your account if necessary.
Step 2: Insert your Blu-ray disc to the disc tray of your PS4.
Step 3: There will pop up a dynamic menu where you need to hit the “Start” icon on the screen to play the Blu-ray disc (Note that you shall click “Yes” to allow the internet connection).
As show above, it is certainly simple to play Blu-ray discs on PS4, but sometimes you cannot open a Blu-ray movie disc on your PS4 smoothly because of an “unrecognized Disc”, the incompatibility of the disc format, or region code constraint. Can PS4 play Blu ray content without such restriction? To address such uncontrollable issues, here comes a perfect solution to deal with all these problems you probably meet, and that is to rip Blu-ray to a PS4 supported format with DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper.
DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper is the best Blu-ray to PS4 converter that can convert and rip Blu-rays to PS4 or PS4 supported video formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, and more with high quality. It even can output video files which share the same quality with the genuine Blu-ray movies. During the conversion process, DVDFab also will remove the region code protection completely. DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper also contains many advanced customization tools, and with them you are able to change the video/audio parameters, crop/trim the video, add subtitles, adjust picture values and more. The Blu-ray to PS4 converter is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. The following are the detailed steps of ripping a Blu-ray to PS4. Above all, this Blu ray to PS4 converter software can work seamlessly with AI video upscaling tool to upscale video from 1080p to 4k while ripping Blu ray formats to PS4 compatible video formats for free playback with peak quality. Does PS4 play Blu ray free and easily? Now check the following guideline.
Step 1: Run DVDFab 11, go to Ripper module and insert the Blu-ray disc you want to convert into the external optical drive. DVDFab will load the Blu-ray movie automatically.
Step 2: Go to the Profile Library and click Device > Sony to select the PS4 as the output profile. You can also click the Format tab to select a video format you want.
Step 3: Now you can customize the output video according to your needs. The main movie title (longest time duration) has been selected by default here, but you still can choose other titles as needed.
Then you can change the title name and choose the chapters, audio tracks and subtitles you want. You can also click the “Wrench” icon (for Advanced Settings) to customize the output video/audio quality by setting desired parameters.
Click the “Pen” icon (for Video Edit) to trim unwanted clips, crop redundant logo or background, merger clips into a single one, add subtitles or watermark (text and time), adjust video brightness, contrast, and saturation. All these editing tasks contribute to improving video quality for better playback on PS4console.
Step 4: Go to the bottom of the main interface and click the “folder” icon to select a directory to save the output video. Then you can click the “Start” button to start the process of ripping the Blu-ray to PS4.
DVDFab is always devoted to creating utmost user experience. There is no exception to this Blu-ray to PS4 converter. GPU hardware acceleration will be activated to quicken the conversion process, meaning you will get your converted video within a short time. How fantastic!
When the conversion is completed, you can transfer the output video to a USB flash drive or hard drive, and then connect to your PS to start playback freely. PS4 doesn’t support 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays, so if you want to watch 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays on PS4, you can convert your 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays to PS4 supported 4K video formats. In this regard, DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper working with Enlarger AI will help you out.
To conclude, now you have master how to play Blu rays on PS4 with or without region code restriction. Reading this post will help you take shortcuts to enjoy your loved media content. Next time when someone asks you ‘Can PS4 play Blu ray?’ and ‘How do I watch Blu ray on PS4?’, remember to pass on this perfect solution to them without reservation.