Since normal smart TVs have a USB port that allows people watch movies from USB hard drive, many people choose to backup their Blu-ray/DVD disc to external hard drive to stream on TV via USB, in which they can protect their expensive Blu-ray/DVD discs, preventing them from being gloried coasters. But if you can play Bluray/DVD movies on wide screen via USB depends on video settings and the video files.
Literally, putting Blu-ray/DVD to external hard drive doesn't mean you must be able to project Blu-ray/DVD movies on big screen. You must have chosen the right video format and the most compatible settings for TV playback via USB port. So how to rip Blu-ray/DVD for projecting on big screen without any hassle?
Recommended on line, Pavtube BDMagic is the perfect choice (Ranked as one of the Top 5 Blu-ray/DVD Ripper). It can 1:1 backup Blu-ray/DVD to external hard drive without quality loss. It also can rip Blu-ray/DVD to MP4, AVI, MKV, 3GP for TV playing via USB. The most highlight we pleasantly to know is that it can output TVs preset for mainstreaming Sony/Samsung/Panasonic/LG TV.
With this Blu-ray/DVD Ripper, you can adjust video codec, bitrate, frame rate, size and audio channel, size, bitrate, sample rate to get best settings for Blu-ray/DVD rips for big screen projecting. Display aspect ratio, brightness, contrast and saturation are also supported to adjust.
If you are using Mac, please use the equivalent Pavtube BDMagic for Mac which can make you rip Blu-ray/DVD with best settings for projecting on big screen on Mac OS X (El Capitan included)
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How to Rip Blu-ray/DVD for Projecting on Big Screen with Best Settings?
Step 1. Load DVD/Blu-ray movie
Download and install the DVD/Blu-ray to TV converter on your PC and load DVD or Blu-ray movies to it for conversion by clicking "File" ＞ "Load from disc." Pavtube BDMagic is quite a versatile DVD and Blu-ray ripper, and you can just feel free to throw other sources like Blu-ray ISO image, Blu-ray folders, DVD IFO files, DVD ISO images, and DVD folders to it. Prepare your computer with either an external or an internal Blu-ray drive for Blu-ray recognition.
Step 2. Choose output format
Pavtube BDMagic offers hundreds of video and audio formats. You can check which format your TV support then choose MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV, 3GP from "Common Video" and "HD Vdieo". Or you can simply choose the optimized preset for your TV from "TVS" profile.
Step 3: Reset A/V settings
Click "Settings" to open settings window to adjust A/V parameters. Before adjust the settings, I suggest you to check the video and audio requirements on your TV official site or manual. Here, take Samsung TV as an instance, for 4K models, please make sure the video 4096x2160@30fps, 60Mbps or 3840x2160@60fps, 60Mbps.Audio is AAC or MP3. For Samsung HD TV, please check your video extension, decoder, resolution and audio codec as the chart below:
Step 4: Start Blu-ray/DVD ripping for TV
Once selecting the right output format and reset the settings for your big screen, set the output folder to store the converted DVD and Blu-ray movies, just hit "Convert" to start DVD and Blu-ray conversion for TV playing via USB conversion.
After conversion, move the converted DVD and Blu-ray movies to your external hard drive. Please make notice that not all TVs support USB 2.0& 3.0, so don't transfer Blu-ray/DVD rips with best settings to USB 3.0 when your big screen doesn't have USB 3.0 port.