How to Stream ISO Files to Roku 3/Roku 2 via Plex
Q: "I have searched around but can't seem to find a definitive answer - can Plex for Roku play ISO files? All my films are in ISO format and I have Plex streaming them to iPhone and Windows computers with no problem but have seen a mixed response on Roku."
Well, you may as the above user look to stream ISO file to Roku via Plex. Is that at all possible? According to our multiple testing, we found Roku doesn't know how to play DVDs or BDs whether in ISO or any other format. It is a streaming device and these disc formats do not stream. To get ISO files to Roku 3/Roku 2, what you need to do is to rip ISO into a format the Roku can play. After that, all you need do is to set up a PLEX server on your computer and set up a library that includes the converted ISO videos you wish to stream and then run the PLEX channel on your Roku.
To accomplish the task, what you need is an intuitive tool that can convert DVD ISO to Roku friendly MKV, MP4 videos. Haven't got a clue? Here Brorsoft ISO Converter is highly recommended to help you convert DVD ISO to Roku 3/Roku 2 with zero quality loss. Besides ripping ISO files to Roku compatible format, it can also convert ISO/DVD/IFO to almost all regular video formats, including AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MPG, 3GP, FLV, F4V, etc. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Mac DVD ISO ripper. Now try the program and check out the guide below on how to convert ISO image files to Roku 3, Roku 2 for streaming over Plex step by step.
Easy Solution to Convert ISO to Roku with the best quality
1. Run the program and click DVD disc button to add the ISO files. As you can see, you can also load DVD Folders and IFO files to rip. All added files can be previewed on the right viewing window and you are free to adjust the video volume and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.
2. Click Format bar and choose "H.264 Video (*.mp4)" from Common Video, which can be recognized by Roku well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it.
Tip: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
3. Finally, hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert ISO to Roku compatible video files.
After the conversion, you can hit "Open" button to quick locate the converted videos; now you can stream ISO files to Roku 3/Roku 2 via Plex Media Server at ease.