How to Watch Blu-ray Movies on Sony TV via DLNA/USB
When it comes to watch Blu-ray movies on Sony TV, the very first method you think is using a Blu-ray Player, connected to TV via HDMI, right?
In this article, we talk about watching Blu-ray on Sony TV via DLNA or USB, instead of using a Blu-ray Player, which is more convenient and efficient to manage all of your Blu-rays.
As we all know that Blu-ray contents are store on plastic disc, and most of the Blu-ray are copy protected, before we get start,we need to remove the Blu-ray copy protection and make the Blu-ray movie off of the disc. Ripping Blu-ray or in other words watching Blu-ray movies on Sony TV via DLNA or USB, you need to rip and copy the Blu-ray to digital format so that it compatible with Sony TV, DLNA and USB.
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==>Guide: Rip Blu-ray for watching on Sony TV via DLNA or USB
STEP 1. Add Blu-ray files
Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, run the Blu-ray ripping software and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load your Blu-ray movies. As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray audio track/subtitle. DVD disc, DVD folder, ISO/IFO files are supported as well.
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.
STEP 3. Start conversion
Press the "Convert" button to start ripping Blu-ray movies for watching Blu-ray movies on Sony TV via DLNA or USB. When the conversion finishes, click Open button to find the output files. Make sure the wireless network connection is accessible among the DLNA and Sony TV or other media players. Then just enjoy the high quality movies at ease.
1. If you want to transfer Blu-ray to DLNA retaining original quality and you have a lot of spare space, you can choose "directly copy". It will copy Blu-ray into M2TS with main movie only.
2. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. To save your storage space, you can compress your Blu-ray movies. Keep in mind the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice verse.