PS3 is more than a decent game console and Blu-ray Disc player. With simple set up on your Windows 7 PC your computer will starts to stream media to PS3 and you can watch movies on HDTV that connected to your PS3. This makes a different way playing Blu-ray contents, i.e. streaming Blu-ray to PS3 from computer. It requires that the Blu-ray movies be ripped onto hard drive in DLNA compatible format though. The following guide tells you how to rip a Blu-ray Disc to Windows 7 hard drive with AC3 5.1 audio so as to keep surround sound when streaming Blu-ray movie to PS3. Once Blu-ray movie is ripped onto hard drive you can put up your precious Blu-ray Disc to protect it from being scratched.
Windows PC with Blu-ray Disc Drive installed
(Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper software helps to bypass AACS and BD+ protections and crack Blu-ray region code restrictions, rip the Blu-ray movie to compatible-videos to play on PS3, Xbox, and many other portable media players. Download a trial of Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper for evaluation.)
Guide- how to rip Blu-ray for streaming to PS3
Step 1: Run Pavtube Blu-ray to PS3 Converter, and load BD files to it. You can click “BD/DVD ROM” to load movie from BD drive or “ISO/IFO” Blu-ray ISO file.
Step 2: Select H.264 HD output format for PS3. Click on the drop-down list at the opposite side of “Format”, and then choose “PSP/PS3” > “PS3 Video AC3 5.1 (*.avi)” format. The format is designed for users that wanna get Dolby Digital 6 channels audio when streaming Blu-ray rips to PS3.
Tip: Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper lets users control/customize output file quality. To improve video quality, simply click “Settings” and set video bitrate up.
Step 3: Start ripping Blu-ray to 1080p AVI video for PS3 streaming. Click “Convert” button to rip Blu-ray to PS3, once the ripping task is finished by Pavtube Blu-ray to PS3 Converter, you can click “Open” button at the bottom of the main interface to get the output HD 1080p AVI file for streaming to PS3.