How to Stream Blu-ray/DVD Movies for Playing on Roku 4?

Diana Joan

Oct 30, 2015 07:54 am / Posted by Diana Joan

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

Roku 4

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.

Load Blu-ray/DVD disc

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".

Select subtitles and audio tracks

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.

Choose 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.

When the conversion is completed, you can'transfer converted files to an external USB drive or add to Plex media server to stream to Roku 4 for watching on TV.


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