How to Play ISO files on Sony TV Easily
"I have all my Blu-rays and DVDs on USB drive stored as ISO files. I can watch them on my PC, but currently I want to watch these ISO videos on my new Sony Smart TV. Is there any solution to stream the ISO contents on my HDTV via USB without having to burn copies first?"
For movie fans, they would like to copy or duplicate the whole contents of their Blu-ray/DVD disc into an ISO image file format for backup or further creating optical disc using specific software.
Though ISO files are useful in storage and backup, especially suited to backup media like DVD or Blu-ray disc, as a data reflection of DVD or Blu-ray disc, it's only supported by a limited of media players like VLC Media Player, KMPlayer, SMPlayer but without Sony TVs.
So what if we really want to watch ISO files on Sony TV? Is there an easy way to enable Sony TVs read ISO files from USB? The answer is surely yes. Read on for details.
To copy ISO files to USB for watching on Sony TV, the easy and effective way is to convert BD/DVD ISO to Sony TV compatible format initially. Indeed, a huge amount of converter apps out here are available for transcoding ISO files to Sony Smart TV supported video formats. But taking into consideration of converting speed and transcoding quality, here I highly recommend you try Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate.
With it, you can effortlessly convert BD/DVD ISO files to Sony Smart TV playable videos while keeping the original quality. Besides ISO image files, the program can also convert DVD, VOB, IFO, Video_TS folder, Blu-ray, BDMV, MP4, MKV, AVI, MXF, AVCHD, MOV, etc. media formats. After conversion, you can easily stream and play your ISO image files on any device including Sony TV, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Xbox, PlayStation, etc.
If you're using a Mac, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version. Here is the simple process.
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==> How to convert ISO to Sony Smart TV playable formats
Step 1. Load ISO files
Run the ISO to Sony TV Converter tool on your computer. Import ISO image files by dragging and dropping, or clicking "Load Disc" button. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window.
Step 2. Choose output format
It is easy to find the output format list. Just click the format bar and you’ll be shown various devices and their supported formats. Here for Sony TV, please follow "TVS" ＞ "Sony TV(*.MP4)".
You can also set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported.
Tip: Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like.
Step 3. Start the conversion
Click the Convert button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to convert the ISO file to your Sony Smart TV. Once the conversion is finished, you will be able to get the output files for Sony TV via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly. Now you can enjoy the converted ISO image files to Sony TVs for playback with great fun.