How to Watch Blu-ray on 50” Plasma TV via Plex Server?

Monica Pavtube

Aug 18, 2014 08:16 am / Posted by Monica Pavtube

Plex is a media server allows you to organize all of your media such as videos, music and photos and streams them to smart TVs (e.g. Amazon Fire TV, Google TV, Plasma TV), streaming boxes (e.g. Roku) and mobile devices (e.g. iPhone, iPad, Android devices).


Is there any way to watch Blu-ray movies on Plasma TV via a wire Roku with the help of Plex? A Blu-ray to Plex video converter is everything you need and Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended to convert Blu-ray discs to the video format supported by Plex and Roku for free playback on a Plasma TV.

Video formats supported by Plex: MP4, MOV, ASF, AVI.

Video formats supported by Roku: MKV (H.264), MP4 (H.264), MOV (H.264), WMV (VC-1, firmware 3.1 only).

How to watch Blu-ray on 50” Plasma TV via Plex server and Roku?

Step 1. Load Blu-ray disc

Run Blu-ray to Plex video converter on Mac, and click the file icon to import Blu-ray disc.

load blu-ray discs for conversion to plex

Step 2. Choose Plex supported video format

As both Plex server and Roku support MP4, so here click the format bar to follow “HD Video” and “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4).” Sure you’ll get an amazing and powerful visual impact with 50” Plasma TV.

choose roku plex supported video format

Step 3. Convert Blu-ray to Plex

Click the red button “Convert” on the main UI to realize conversion from Blu-ray to Plex media server for better enjoyment on a Plasma TV.

Step 4. Watch Blu-ray movie on Plasma TV

Plasma TVs features a higher resolution, bigger screen, super thin body and richer colors. Compared with LCD TVs, Plasma TVs are designed with higher brightness, and sharper contrast and wider visual angles. It is amazing to watch Blu-ray movies on a Plasma TV. To make the output video playback on Plasma TV with better quality, you can use the program to output Plasma TV optimized file format according to its brand. For example, if you own a Sony Plasma TV, you can choose to output the following file format.

load blu-ray discs for conversion to plex

After conversion, move converted Blu-ray to Plex library. Add Plex channel to Roku channel and after some settings, Roku can browse all your media in Plex.

Connect Roku to your Plasma TV, and choose the Plex channel, you are free to enjoy the converted Blu-ray movies on Plasma TV.

If you’ve got an AC Ryan Media player, you can also play Blu-ray movies on HD TV via it.

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