How to Stream Blu-ray Movies Through Chromecast
Looking for an easy solution to stream 1080p Blu-ray movies to Chromecast from your laptop? Have confusion if Chromecast support Blu-ray rips with DTS/Dolby Digital? In this article, we will give you the definite answers. Just read on to get some tips and tricks for casting local media Blu-ray to Chromecast fast and easily.
Let's face it: Chrome browser only can support WebM, MP4, MPEG and MKV format videos so far. Thus, as for your Blu-ray collections, it's difficult that they can be casted directly from computer to TV via Chromecast. In order to stream 1080p Blu-ray movies to Chromecast, you need to convert Blu-ray discs or Blu-ray rips to a Chromecast friendly format (e.g. MP4) in advance. Keep on reading for a brief how-to.
First, the most important piece of the equation is that you have a Blu-Ray ripping tool hooked to your computer. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper which aims to solve this problem is the best recommendation for you. It's professional in ripping and converting Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD ISO image, Blu-ray/DVD copies and more. It gives you the ability to rip and convert 1080p Blu-ray into MP4 format for Chromecast without quality loss. If you are working on Mac OS X, please get Blu-ray Ripping software for Mac. Now download the program and start Blu-ray to Chromecast conversion.
Download Blu-ray to Chromecast Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to rip and stream Blu-ray to Chromecast easily
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray Ripper for Chromecast and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load movies.
Step 2. Choose output format
Click Format bar to get the format list and select a proper export format. For Chromecast, MP4 in "Common Video" column can be the optimal choice.
Tip: Click "Settings" to change the video resolution, bit rate and other specifications of the videos. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 3. Start to rip Blu-ray to Chromecast
The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to MP4 for Chromecast. When the conversion finished, you can click "Open" to locate the output files and easily stream them to Chromecast for enjoyment without any limitation.