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Stream DVD on Xbox One S via USB

Finally, a new member in Xbox family called Xbox One S comes, with Xbox One S 500G, Xbox One S 1TB, Xbox One S 2TB three versions following. Xbox One S not only is an excellent game console, but also can a great DVD Player. You can stream DVDs on Xbox One S with internal DVD drive freely. One point is that you have to notice that only DVD discs at the same region codes as Xbox One S can be played on Xbox One S.

Actually, not only Xbox One S, but Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, all of these game consoles have requirement on region codes for DVD disc. To stream region-locked DVD on Xbox One S, you can rip and convert DVD to Xbox One S supported video format then play them via USB. Xbox One S allows users to stream a media from a USB 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 removable drive. USB 1.0 and 2.0 drives will automatically be treated as media drives. In addition, even your DVD is supported by Xbox One S, decrypting it to Xbox One S video also can protect your discs from scratching and destroying. Especially, if you online rents some DVDs, copying online DVD rentals enables you to keep the movies forever so that you can play them on Xbox One S via USB anytime.

It is an easy job to backing up DVD to Xbox One S 500G/1TB/2TB with the help of DVD Ripping tool. Having studied some online reviews and tested some excellent DVD decrypters, finally, we decided to use Pavtube ByteCopy to show you the steps to convert DVD to Xbox One s.

The Reasons for Selecting Pavtube ByteCopy

 More accurately, Pavtube ByteCopy is a Blu-ray Ripper + DVD Ripper cause it can rip both Blu-ray and DVD. It does a perfect work in backing up Blu-ray and DVD with original video structures and also allows you to copy the main title of Blu-ray and DVD discs. Of course, it can make a excellent performance on DVD to Xbox One S conversion.

- Rip unprotected and protected commercial DVDs to Xbox One S.
- Convert DVD to XviD/DivX AVI, WMV, TS for Xbox One S.
- In the aspect of video codecs, it give H.265/AVC, MPEG-2, MPEG- 4 choices.
- If you rip Blu-ray to Xbox One S, it can keep DTS audio in 5.1/7.1 channel.
- Batch conversion feature must give you surprise.

It also has the equivalent Mac version - Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac, you can use it to copy Blu-ray and DVD on Mac OS X for Xbox One S. Besides Xbox One S, Pavtube ByteCopy also can make copies of DVDs and Blu-rays for other game consoles. You can read the guides below:

DVD to PS4 | Blu-ray to PS4 | Blu-ray to PS3 | DVD to PS3

How to Rip DVD to Xbox One S with Pavtube ByteCopy?

Step 1: Load DVD movie

Click “Load Disc” button to load DVD discs to load your DVD movies. You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your DVD ISO image files. Currently, Media Player on Xbox One S does not currently support the use of subtitles in movies. So if you want play DVD movies on Xbox One S with Subtitles, you can choose desired subtitle and audio track in "Subtitle" and "Audio" and you also can choose to rip DVD with forced subtitle. After the settings, the subtitle will be hard burned to movies.

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Step 2: Select video format. 

Here we select mp4 with H.264 codec for Xbox One S. Click the Format drop-down list, and select “Xbox 360 HD Video(*.wmv)” from “Zune/Xbox 360 Device” category. This video is also supported by Xbox One S.


Tips: Xbox One S has updated to support 4K streaming. So if you think the video resolution is tool low, you can click “Settings” to reset video size, bitrate, frame rate and sample rate.   

Step 3. Copy DVD to Xbox One S

Hit the red “Convert” button on the interface to start copying DVD to WMV for Xbox One S. When it finishes, click the “Open Output Folder” icon to quick locate the converted video. 

Xbox One S supported to play media via USB and The Xbox One S team also tests extensively to ensure that Xbox will work well with Windows Media Player software. So you have two ways to stream your local media to Xbox One S.

Method 1: Stream DVD Rips to Xbox One S from PC

1. Make sure that your PC and Xbox One S are in the same network.

2. In Xbox One S, follow “Settings” > “Preferences” and make sure “Allow Play To streaming” is ticked.

3. Select the media on your PC and right click it to select “Play To” option.

4. A dropdown menu will appear showing you a list of devices detected in your network.

5. Choose Xbox One S, and the stream will begin, and then start playing movie with Xbox One S.

Method 2: Play DVD Rips to Xbox One S via USB

 Copy the DVD movie media file to a USB flash drive and plug it into USB port on game console then you can play it on Xbox One S. 

Tip: Xbox One S Supported Video and Audio Format/Codec

Audio: 3GP audio, 3GP2, AAC, ADTS, animated GIF, .asf, MP3, TIFF, WAV, WMA, WMA Lossless, WMA Pro, WMA Voice

Video: 3GP video, AVI DivX, DV AVI, AVI uncompressed, AVI Xvid, H.264 AVCHD, M-JPEG, .mkv, .mov, MPEG-PS, MPEG-2 MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-2 TS, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4 SP, WMV, WMV HD

Supported regions and formats for Blu-ray and DVD movies on Xbox One/Xbox One S

Each Xbox One console is manufactured for a specific Blu-ray and DVD region, following international standards. The Xbox One console can play Blu-ray discs and DVDs that are sold in the same region as the console. See the following tables for the countries in each disc region.

Some Blu-ray discs and DVDs are not region-encoded or are coded to all regions. Region-free Blu-ray discs and DVDs will play on any Xbox One console.

Note Game discs for the Xbox One console are not coded to regions.

Supported regions

Blu-ray discs

Find the region code represented as A, B, or C on the packaging, and verify that it matches your region.


Geographic regions/countries


Includes most North, Central, and South American and Southeast Asian countries and regions, plus Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong SAR, Macau, and Korea


Includes most European, African, and Southwest Asian countries, plus Australia and New Zealand


Includes the remaining Central and South Asian countries, as well as China and Russia

Standard DVD discs

Find the region code represented as a number between 1 and 8 on the packaging, and verify that it matches your region.


Geographic regions/countries


United States, Canada, Bermuda, U.S. territories


Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland


Southeast Asia, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR, Macau


Mexico, Central and South America, Australia, New Zealand, Oceania


India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Africa, Central and South Asia, North Korea


People's Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR




Special international venues, such as airplanes and cruise ships

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Price starts at $299 starts at $299 (originally $499)
Dimensions 40% smaller (exact dimensions unavailable) 333 x 274 x 79mm (13.1 x 10.8 x 3.1 inches)
Weight Not available 3.2kg (7.05 pounds)
Output resolution 720p, 1080p, 4K (HDR) 720p, 1080p
CPU Not available AMD Jaguar APU, 1.75 GHz 8-core (2 quad-core modules)
GPU Not available AMD Radeon GCN, 853 MHz
RAM Not available 8GB
Internal storage 500GB / 1TB / 2TB 500GB / 1TB
Physical media 4K Blu-ray, DVD Blu-ray, DVD
WiFi Dual band, 802.11 a/b/g/n Dual band, 802.11 a/b/g/n
Wired network 10/100/1000 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Ports HDMI 2.0a, S/PDIF, USB 3.0, IR blaster HDMI 1.4, S/PDIF, USB 3.0, Kinect port
Power supply Internal External
Controller Redesigned wireless controller with Bluetooth support Xbox One wireless controller
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