Watch Blu-ray/DVD Disc Movies on ChromeBook 13 Without Optical Drive

Diana Joan

Nov 06, 2015 04:46 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The beautifully designed 13-inch Chromebook deliveries business-class performance that features a vivid Full HD display and connects you to the cloud in just seconds. If you have a movie on Blu-ray/DVD, you may want to watch them on Chrome Book 13. The problem is that there are no internal Blu-ray or DVD drive on Chrome Book 13 for you to read Blu-ray or DVD disc.

Chrome Book 13

Some people may wonder the possibility of playing Blu-ray or DVD with the external Blu-ray or DVD drive on Chrome Book 13, the answer is definitely impossible. Since the playback of Blu-ray or DVD requires special decoding software and codecs, Google has not licensed such software to be included in the Chrome OS on Chrome 13. Fortunately, Chrome book has the capability to play certain limited digital file formats. You can download a Blu-ray/DVD ripping tool to convert Blu-ray/DVD to Chrome Book best compatible file format.

Here, you are recommended to download the simple to use but powerful toolkit called Pavtube BDMagic for Windows/Mac (support Mac El Capitan), with which, you can effortless rip both home-made and commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc to Chrome Books 13 best supported file formats like H.264 HD file formats for full resolution playback effect. Besides Chrome Book, this beneficial application also do you a great favor by converting Blu-ray/DVD disc to Surface Book, Asus Transformer Book T200, Lenovo Yoga 900 for smooth watching.

To achieve a perfect output video quality, you can adjust the technical profile parameters of the output video such as file resolution, aspect ratio, codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels to make them more compatible with your Chrome Book 13.

How to transfer and play Blu-ray/DVD disc movies on Chrome Book 13?

Step 1. Load Blu-ray/DVD movie.

Run the Converter, click "File" > "Load from disc" to import Blu-ray/DVD disc. When both Blu-ray or DVD disc exists, the program will load DVD disc first.

load Blu-ray/DVD disc

Step 2. Choose H.264 MP4 as output for Chromebook 13.

Here by hitting "Format" list, you will find hundreds of video formats listed in the program. Hovering over "HD Video" option, here you get the "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)".

Choose output file format

Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.

Click "Settings" on the main interface to open "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate or audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 4. Start Blu-ray/DVD conversion for Chromebook 13.

Click "Browse" to determine the destination file you want to save the converted Blu-ray/DVD movie. And then hit the "Convert" button to realize Blu-ray/DVD to Chromebook 13 conversion. After that, hit "open output folder" to find the generated movie and transfer it to your USB stick.

How to play ripped video on Chromebook 13?

First plug the USB stick to your Chromebook 13. By default, Chromebook 13 uses the built-in media player to play audio and video files. Just simply double-click the target video file in Files app and now you can enjoy Blu-ray/DVD on Chromebook 13 offline!


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