Watch Blu-ray Movies on iPad Mini 4 Without Blu-ray Drive

Diana Joan

Sep 11, 2015 07:43 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The new unveiled iPad Mini 4 does not disappoint iPad tablet fans with many great improvements such as the light weight, more powerful internal A8 processor, new iOS 9 operating system and the 800MP Rear camera. Most importantly, it is much portable to take in hands than all other iPad models such as the iPad Mini 3 or iPad Air 2, therefore, you can take it anywhere as you like.

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  • Blu-ray to iPad Mini 4

    For people who have invested a lot of money for commercial Blu-ray disc, it would be an incredible great experience to watch your high definition Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 4 when you are on a plane or having a afternoon tea in the cafe. So how can you get Blu-ray disc to playback on iPad Mini 4?

    It is not difficult to play Blu-ray disc on computer with an external Blu-ray drive and Blu-ray player software. However, since iPad Mini 4 has no Blu-ray drive, the only way to watch Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 4 is to convert Blu-ray to a digital media format that can be watched on it. The free solution is download MakeMKV to make a copy of large MKV file from Blu-ray, then use Handbrake to compress and encode the large MKV files to small files for playing on portable devices, media players, TV, etc.

    The above mentioned solution is very time and energy consuming. Here, a hassle-free solution is provided to you: Pavtube BDMagic (get Mac version), which enables you to rip Blu-ray to iPad Mini 4 playable MPEG-4 or H.264 efficiently with just few mouth click. To ensure a better video playback quality of Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 4, you can flexibly adjust the output video codec, file size, bitrate, frame rate or audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels.

    How to rip and watch Blu-ray movies on iPad Mini 4?

    Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc.

    Start up the program on your computer, insert Blu-ray disc into an external Blu-ray drive which has been plug into the computer's USB port, on the main interface of the program, click "File" > "Load from disc" to input Blu-ray disc to the program.

    Load Blu-ray disc

    Step 2: Pick output file format.

    From "Format" drop-down bar, select iPad Mini 4 accepted format by following "HD Video" > "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as the output file format.

    Choose iPad Mini 4 playable format >

    Tips: If you wish to get Blu-ray movies with original subtitles, audio tracks, chapter information or TrueHD 7.1 audio, you can choose to output "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)" with Pavtube ByteCopy or ByteCopy for Mac.

    Step 3: Convert DVD to iPad Mini 4.

    Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom "Convert" button to start DVD to iPad Mini 4 conversion process.

    When the conversion is completed, launch iTunes to transfer converted files from your computer to iPad Mini 4.

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