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Cast DVD Movies to TV Using Google Chromecast

You may feel tired when watching videos on the small screens, and want to switch to large screens for a much better visual enjoyment. With the help of Google Chromecast, you can stream these videos to large-screen TV. As we all know, the Google Chromecast is an easy and convenient way to stream internet video to your TV from almost any source, such as Netflix and YouTube. Besides, it can also cast local video files from your laptop, tablet and smartphone with the Google cast browser extension.

However, it is bovious that you can't directly cast DVD movies to Google Chromecast from your PC's DVD drive because of the disc protection and incompatible formats. In addition, majority of TVs including Samsung TV, LG TV, Panasonic TV, Sony TV, Vizio TV, Toshiba TV.etc all own their preferred video formats, but DVD (.VOB) is not accepted by any of them. To successfully enjoy DVD movies on large-screen TV using Google Chromecast, you need to rip the DVD to digital movie files on your computer first and then use the Chromecast's local playback workaround to stream the ripped DVD movies to Chromecast.

Before you start DVD to TV with Google Chromecast conversion, you should know the video formats and system requirements for using Google Chromecast:

Standard supported Google Chromecast video formats: 
MP4 and WebM encoded with video codecs H.264 High Profile Level 4.1, 4.2 and 5, VP8 and audio codecs HE-AAC, LC-AAC, CELT/ Opus, MP3, Vorbis, AVI, MKV, FLV, MOV, VOB, 3G2, etc.

Google Chromecast unsupported video formats: 

The Best DVD to Google Chromecast Converter

Then, an ease-to-use and powerful DVD ripping tool is needed. If you haven't yet got a DVD ripping tool, you can try ByteCopy. It works as the best DVD to Google Chromecast converter for you. This program aims to solve this problem in only 3 clicks by giving us the ability to remove disc protection and store our purchased physical DVD discs to Google Chromecast playable H.264 MP4 and WebM with perfect audio and video sync in HD quality, rip any DVDs to any Samsung /LG/ Sony/ Panasonic/ Sharp/ Toshiba/ Philips/ Vivio TV, etc. playable formats in a matter of minutes. And then you can stream the ripped DVD movies to your smart TV via Google Chromecast for perfect playing.

Besides ripping DVD to videos, ByteCopy can also help you extract audio from DVD movies so that you can get your favorite song for free. In addition, the built-in video editor assists you with creating personal movies with customized adjustments. It allows you to trim, crop, split, merge, insert subtitles, add video effects, adjust volume, etc. for better video enjoyment experience. Download the ByteCopy and learn a simple tutorial on ripping DVDs for watching on TV via Google Chromecast.

How to convert DVD to Google Chromecast accepted formats?

Note: If you’re using a Mac OS X El Capitan, please turn to Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac. The steps to convert DVD to Google Chromecast in Windows and Mac is almost the same. Make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.

Step 1: Load DVD Movies

After downloading and installing the best DVD ripper for Google Chromecast, run the program and click the "File" to load your DVD disc from your disc drive for converting. What's more, DVD movie from BDMV or VIDEO_TS folder and IFO/ISO image files are also allowed to load.

It can automatically detect the main title to convert so you don’t need to check the chapter by yourself. You can choose your desired subtitle and audio track under the chapter list. 

Step 2: Select output formats

Here, you not only need to consider the supported format of Google Chromecast but also should take your TV accepted format into consideration. Pavtube ByteCopy has optimized preset for Sony/LG/Panasonic/Samsung TV, if your TV is one of these brands, you can directly select it as the target format. On the other hand, If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) as output format.

Tips: For 4K TV owners, you might have recorded some 4K video footage with your 4K camera/ camcorder, or download 4K movies or TV shows, it is also possible for you to sream 4K videos to 4K TV via Google Chromecast with Pavtube converter.

If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 3: Start DVD to Google Chromecast conversion

Click "Convert" button to rip DVD to Google Chromecast for streaming to smart TV. Once the conversion process been done, you will be able to get the ripped DVD movie via tapping the Open button in the main interface. Afterwards, you can stream/cast converted local DVD movies to Google Chromecast for smooth playback at ease without any incompatible problem.

How to stream/ cast ripped DVD movies to TV Using Google Chromecast?

1. Add Google Cast extension to your Chrome browser (if you haven't done it). You can get this extension from chrome web store. After successful installation, you can set "Tab casting quality" in "Option" based on your own needs.
2. Type the video file address like "file://d:/hobbit 3.mp4" (without quotation marks) to the address bar in Chrome. 
3. Stream DVD to Google Chromecast. 
When the ripped DVD video is played in Chrome browser, you can stream it to TV via Google Chromecast using the Google Cast extension. Click the Google Cast extension icon in the Chrome tool bar, and choose the Google Chromecast device. Then the DVD video will be streamed to TV using Chromecast instantly.

Following the above guide, You can easily cast DVD Movies to TV using Google Chromecast with the help of Pavtube ByteCopy, then enjoy your treasured DVD movies on large-screen TV with ease. Please feel free to share this tutorial if you think it is helpful! 

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