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Play ISO Files on Smart TV From NAS

Multifarious Smart TVs give users the freedom to access and control favorite shows, movies, apps, streaming content and more. Nowadays many TV users choose to play movies on TV via NAS, just copy movies to NAS and then connect NAS to Smart TV. But if your external video are ISO image files, it’s not so easy. That is to say, as a data reflection of DVD or Blu-ray disc, ISO files cannot be directly opened or watched on Smart TV. What if you really want to play ISO files on Smart TV? Is there an easy way to enable Smart TVs read ISO files from NAS? Find an all-in-one solution from this post.

Stream ISO to Smart TV via NAS

"I have some DVD ISO files and saved all of them to my NAS device. I want to be able to play these files directly from my smart TV. What is the quickest way for me to accomplish this?

TV: SHARP Quattron 200Hz LC60LE951X
NAS:DS214 "

As the built-in player of most Smart TVs does not support to play ISO files from NAS, to fix this format incompatible issue, here comes a perfect ISO converter:  Pavtube BDMagic for Windows /Mac to rip ISO to any Smart TVs playable file formats. In addition, for those tech-savy, you can flexibly adjust the output video/audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and resolution to make them adapt with your Smart TV. If you have no idea how to change those settings on your own, you can also use our program to directly output Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic TV preset profile formats with the optimal playback settings. Read more features of the excellent ISO converter:

>> Rip any DVD, Blu-ray, ISO etc to SD/HD/4K video formats including AVI, WMV, MP4, MOV, MKV, etc.

>> Convert ISO to Samsung, Android, iPhone, Apple TV, NLE and other popular devices.

>> Basic video editing functions: split, merge, trim, crop, add watermark, adjust video effect, edit audio and insert subtitles.

>> Effortlessly transcode 3D ISO files to Side-by-side 3D MP4 videos with real 3D effect for 3D Smart TV.

>> Support Windows (10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, etc), Mac OS X ( macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, etc.)

Steps to Convert ISO to NAS for Playback on Smart TV

For Windows users, you can directly download Pavtube BDMagic to convert ISO to Smart TV supported file format for streaming via NAS. For Mac users, just download Pavtube BDMagic for Mac to convert ISO to Smart TV compatible file formats for streaming via NAS on Mac. The following part will show you how to convert ISO with Pavtube BDMagic for streaming from NAS to TV on Windows.

Step 1: Load ISO image file

Run the ISO to TV Converter application on your computer. Then click "File" >“Load IFO/ISO” icon to load your ISO image files. As you see, you can also directly load Blu-ray and DVD discs.

Step 2: Choose output file formats

From "Format" bar drop-down list, select playable file format of most Smart TVs, such as "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" under "Common Video" main category.

Output Samsung TV supported formats

Tip: Before convert ISO files to NAS for Smart TV, you can customize the output parameters by clicking “Settings” button, adjust resolution and more as you need. To convert DVD ISO file, you can choose 1280*720 (720P), for Blu-ray ISO files, you can choose 1920*1080 (1080p).

You can also directly output Samsung/LG/Sony/Panasonic TV specially optimized file formats under "TVS" main category.

Output Samsung TV preset profile formats

Step 3. Start ISO to Smart TV converison 

Press on the big red Convert button, then this video converter will start to convert ISO to MP4 for playback on your Smart TV from NAS device.

After the conversion, transfer the files to NAS, then connect the NAS to your Smart TV. Enjoy.

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