How to rip and play Blu-ray movies on Surface Hub Tablet

Diana Joan

Apr 24, 2015 09:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Surface Hub, the new name for the latest Perceptive Pixel system - uses Windows 10, OneNote and Skype for Business to turn the great PPI touch interface into a way to take the pain output of meetings. The 4K screen with Surface Hub Tablet looks nice on your desk when you work with images or video. On the wall, that plus 4K means you can see enormous amounts of detail close up or see slides and documents and text clearly from across the room.

Blu-ray to Surface Hub Tablet

Play 1080p Blu-ray on 4K screen Surface Hub Tablet

There are rarely videos or movies shot with 4K resolution, what you'll be watching on your 4K resolution screen, will probably SD or HD videos that's been scaled up to fill in all those extra pixels. Processors of Surface Hub Tablet can make HD content look great when scaled up and the upscaling is as good as the source material. Therefore, you will have no video resolution problems when you try to watch 1080p Blu-ray movies on Surface Hub Tablet with 4K screen resolution.

However, Surface Hub Tablet does not have native support for Blu-ray disc playback, you will need a Blu-ray ripper application like Pavtube BDMagic to convert/rip Blu-ray to Surface Hub Tablet compatible formats as bellow:

Video formats:

File/Stream Formats: MKV, MPEG-4, ASF, MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-2 TS, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI

Codecs: H.265, H.264, H.263, Motion JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV, DV, Raw

Audio formats:

File/Stream Formats: FLAC, MPEG-4, MP3, ASF, AAC, ADTS, WAV

Codecs: AAC, HE-AAC, Dolby Digital, MP3, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ULAW, PCM

To play HD video on Surface Hub Tablet smoothly with perfect video quality, it is ideal for you to output Blu-ray to H.264 HD MP4 video, which is a perfect HD video streaming codec.

How to Rip/Convert 1080p Blu-ray to Surface Hub Tablet with 4K Screen Resolution?

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movie.

Insert Blu-ray disc into your computer Blu-ray drive, click "File" to load Blu-ray disc.

Tips: Click "Subtitle" and "Audio" drop-down box to select your preferred subtitle track and audio stream.

Load blu-ray movie

Step 2: Select output file format.

Tap on the "Format" bar to select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as the output file format for streaming 1080p HD video on Surface Hub Tablet with splendid quality.

Choose output file format

Step 3: Set output profile parameters.

You can adjust the output profile parameters such as video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels for better video playback on Surface Hub Tablet.

Customize output file parameters

Step 4: Convert Blu-ray to Surface Hub Tablet H.264 HD MP4.

Hit on the big "Convert" icon and start Blu-ray movie to Surface Hub Tablet conversion. When the conversion completes, you could find the generated MP4 file from "Open output folder".

How to transfer converted Blu-ray video to Surface Hub Tablet?

1. Copy files onto a USB flash drive or memory card on your other computer.

2. Insert the USB flash drive or memory card into Surface.

3. Tap or click the notification that appears in the upper-right corner of the screen.

4. Tap or click Open folder to view files or Import photos and videos.

File Explorer opens.

5. Select the files or folders you want to add to Surface. Tap or click Home, and then tap or click Copy to.

6. Select a location. For example, choose Documents if the flash drive or memory card contains documents.

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