As the best video streaming box right now, Roku 4 not only deliveries 4K video, but also has more 4K-capable apps than other devices and makes 4K TV shows and movies easily to find. Want to backup and stream your favorite Blu-ray/DVD disc to Roku 4 for so that you do not need to replace the disc frequently? The problem is that Roku 4 does only support to play limited local USB media formats as below:
Video: MP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264), HEVC (H.265)
Audio: MP3, Apple Lossless, WMA, AAC
Image: JPG, PNG, up to 4K UHD resolution
From above lists, we can see that both Blu-ray/DVD disc are not accepted by Roku 4. In addition, most commercial Blu-ray or DVD disc movies usually have copy protection, which will prevent you from making a copy or duplication of the original Blu-ray/DVD disc. Therefore, to stream and play Blu-ray/DVD disc movies on Roku 4, you will first need to bypass the copy protection from Blu-ray/DVD disc and then convert/rip them to Roku 4 playable formats listed above.
There are lots of different methods for ripping and encoding Blu-ray/DVD to Roku 4, here, we will show you a hassle-free way to get the job done. What you will need is a Blu-ray/DVD optical drive and a professional Blu-ray/DVD ripping application called Pavtube BDMagic (2015 Top 5 Blu-ray Rippers Review), which combinations the function of Blu-ray/DVD copy protection removing and disc video converting together. You can effortlessly convert Blu-ray/DVD to Roku 4 playable MP4 (H.264), MKV (H.264) and HEVC (H.265) with our programs for watching on TV.
Besides that, you can also stream Blu-ray/DVD for watching on other media streaming devices such as Apple TV 4, Amazon Fire TV 2 with our program. For Mac users, just download Pavtube BDMagic for Mac to fulfill the task on Mac OS X El Capitan.
How to easily stream Blu-ray/DVD Movies for Playing on Roku 4?
Step 1: Load Blu-ray/DVD disc to the program.
Insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into an optical drive, when both Blu-ray or DVD exists, the software will load DVD.
Tips: You can select the main title with the biggest file size to convert, unselect all of the others, then you will save a lot of space and conversion time for the output file.
Step 2: Select subtitles and audio tracks for Blu-ray and DVD movies.
On the chapters displaying panel, select your desired "Subtitles" and "Audio tracks" for the output Blu-ray and DVD movies. You can also check to output "Force subtitles".
Step 3: Pick output file format.
Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down option, select "HD Video" > "H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)" as the final output file format.
Step 4: Start Blu-ray/DVD to Roku 4 ripping process.
Switch back to the main interface, hit right-bottom convert button to start the ripping process.