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How to Play Blu-ray on Chromebook Pro?

Over the years, we have seen Chrome OS and Android steadily merge, and now the alliance has culminated with the prevalence of Samsung Chromebook Pro. This tablet offers a combination of a decent design, mostly metal construction, lag-free performance, long battery life, better-than-HD touchscreen, built-in stylus and a hybrid hinge. What has surprised me, pleasantly, is that it is a laptop first and a tablet second. How cool it will be to enjoy movies on this amazing Chromebook Pro!

However, for those people who plan to watch movies stored on Blu-ray disc with Chromebook Pro, you may be disappointed to find that the Chromebook Pro doesn't has a built-in Blu-ray drive to read the data on Blu-ray disc. Although it is possible to connect an external USB drive to Chromebook Pro, however, you can not currently watch Blu-ray movies by default in Chrome OS. Because the playback of Blu-ray requires special decoding software and codecs to work, but Google has not licensed this software and included it with Chrome OS. So, If you want to play Blu-ray on Chromebook Pro, the only way is to convert Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro compatible video files.

How to convert Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro compatible video files?

To get Blu-ray movies playable on Chromebook Pro, you will need a special Blu-ray Ripper software to assist you to convert Blu-ray into Chromebook Pro compatible video formats. Nowadays, there are plenty of Blu-ray rippers flocking in the market. Only these catering to the users' needs survive, among which, a powerful Blu-ray ripper---Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate occupies the dominance due to its intuitive interface, practical functions, high quality & fast speed. This Blu-ray ripper can powerfully bypass all Blu-ray copy protection and region code from disc. Then you can freely convert the non-protected content on Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro supported video and audio formats listed below with the resolution of 4K/2K/HD/SD:

3gp, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .m4v, .m4a, .mp3, .mkv, .ogv, .ogm, .ogg, .oga, .webm, .wav.

This software has both Windows and Mac version( Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac). In addition, it also keeps constant update with perfect support for the new encryption used on recently released Blu-ray disc. It is also a easy-to-use DVD ripper / Video converter that can easily create video files that can be played on Chromebook Pro with a high quality.

Step by Step to Convert Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro compatible video formats

Step 1:  Load Blu-ray movies into the program.

Download and install this Blu-ray ripper on your computer, then run this program. Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer optical drive. You can load Blu-ray by clicking "File" > "Load from disc". Or load Blu-ray Folder by clicking "File" > "Load from folder" or load Blu-ray ISO image File by clicking "File" > "Load IFO/ISO".

load blu-ray

Step 2: Choose the optimized format for Chromebook Pro

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Chromebook Pro playable video formats such as "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.

H.264 mp4

Step 3: Adjust output file settings for Chromebook Pro. (optional)

Click the "Settings" button behind Format bar to open "Profile settings" window, here you can freely adjust the video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels according to your own needs.

profile settings

Step 4: Remove subtitles and deinteralce video. (Optional)

Chromebook Pro models don't support interlaced videos and Chromebook Pro is unable to recognize subtitle streams inside video file. Therefore, when ripping Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro, you can select the "none" option from "Subtitle" drop-down list. And click "Edit" icon on the UI to open "Video Editor" window, under the "Effect" tab, check "Deinterlacing" option to deinterlace interlaced video so that you can enjoy a better and clear video effect on Chromebook Pro.

video editor

Step 5: Start Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro conversion

After all setting is completed, click the "Convert" button in the right-bottom and begin Blu-ray to Chromebook Pro compatible video formats conversion process.

When the conversion is over, click "Open output folder" to pop out the converted files, now you can get a perfect experience when streaming and playing any media formats on Chromebook Pro.

Tips: How to Transfer converted Blu-ray Movies to Chromebook Pro for Playback?

Method 1. Copy and paste directly.

Connect your Chromebook Pro to your computer with USB cable, then copy and paste the video file to ChromeBook Pro directly.

Method 2. Sync to Chromebook Pro via Google Play

Login your Google Play account on your computer, then upload the converted Blu-ray movies to Google Play Movie library. When you login the same Google Play account on your Chromebook Pro, you can find where are the output Blu-ray movies.

Method 3. Download from Google drive

If you like to use Google drive, it's also a good way to upload your converted Blu-ray movies to Google drive, then download it to Chromebook Pro for playback.

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