Blu-ray to Chromecast - Resolving Blu-ray on Chromecast Playback Issue

Obviously, you cannot play the Blu-ray disc on the Chromecast for playback directly. What you may want to do is to rip & convert Blu-ray movies to Chromecast compatible video files likes MP4. But, How to complete this task?

It’s a bit painful to stream Blu-ray to Chromecast. My purpose here is to give you the best and easiest solution.



As you know, besides streaming movies from Netflix and YouTube, Chromecast can also cast local files like MKV, MP4 with the Google cast browser extension. Unfortunately, Blu-ray is not included. The best way I’ve figured out is to rip Blu-ray to MP4 and then use the Chromecast’s local playback workaround to stream files to Chromecast.

Well, to stream Blu-ray movies to Chromecast, you need to get the content off the Blu-ray disc as a protection-free and convert to a readable format. In this case, powerful third-party Blu-ray ripping software is what you need. Here, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is right for you. It is capable of ripping DVD to MP4, MKV, MPEG for Chromecast streaming with no quality loss. If you are running on Mac OS X, turn to Blu-ray Ripper for Mac. Now let’s learn how to do it.

How to rip Blu-ray to MP4 for Chromecast streaming

The quick start guide below uses Blu-ray Ripper Windows screenshots. The way to convert Blu-ray movies to Chromecast on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer’s operating system.

1. Add Blu-ray movies > Install and launch the best Blu-ray to Chromecast Converter. Insert your Blu-ray disc into your BD drive, and click "BD/DVD disc" icon to load your Blu-ray movies. You can also import movies files from Blu-ray folder, ISO. Soon after loading, you will find all titles and chapters for the Blu-ray disc. You can select preferred subtitles and audio track.



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: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.

3. Start ripping Blu-ray to Chromecast > Press the “Convert” button to start converting Blu-ray movies for Chromecast streaming. When the conversion finishes, click Open button to find the output files. Now send the movie to Chromecast for enjoyment on your TV.

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