Play Blu-ray/DVD on Windows 8.1-Load Blu-ray/DVD onto Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA

Any idea to rip all your Blu-rays/DVDs to Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA? If so, you may have to convert these videos Transformer Book supported video format first.

There are more and more Windows 8.1 tablets hit the market along with the updated Windows 8.1 system. And you may be one of the Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 tablet owners in this prevalence. Well, in this article, I don’t generally do reviews but I did want to share the tips and tricks with all of you how to play Blu-ray on Windows 8.1/8 tablet.

I just got the Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA Windows 8.1 Ultrabook

15.6” laptop with 360° rotating touchscreen

*Full HD display with a crisp 1920 x 1080 resolution on laptop and tablet
*Powerful 4th-generation Intel Core up to i7 processors
*Full storage options with HDD and built-in optical drive
*Responsive and accurate touchscreen exceeds industry standards


The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA comes with a high resolution widescreen, which gives users a good movie experience. There are many choices to enjoy movies with it. However, if you want to get your movies off of DVD and Blu-ray discs and onto the Asus Transformer Book for playback, you may have to do some work in advance. I mean you’ll need to rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to Transformer Book Flip TP550LA compatible video formats first since there is no DVD/Blu-ray drive on Transformer Book.

On the other hand, for windows 8 or windows 8/.1 user, if you have upgraded your PC to Windows 8 or the latest Windows 8.1, you’ll be bothered by the DVD/Blu-ray playback and Blu-ray/DVD ripping issue. As you see, Windows 8/8.1 doesn’t come with a default DVD player and some of your programs may not work in Windows 8 any more. If you want to play your Blu-ray/DVD movies without any hassles, you need to look for a Blu-ray/DVD ripper that is comptible with Windows 8/8.1 to help you rip Blu-ray/DVD in Windows 8.1.

Brorsoft's Blu-ray Ripper is easy to use for editing and conversion and makes great quality copies of my Blu-ray and DVDs. I've had success using the program to convert Blu-ray discs and some DVDs to a format playable by Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA, I've found the quality to be excellent, and see no difference when compared to playing the discs themselves.

The Steps:

The quick start guide below uses Blu-ray Ripper Windows(Windows 8 included) screenshots. The way to rip Blu-ray to Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system. A BD drive is needed for ripping Blu-ray discs.

Step 1. Download, install the nice Blu-ray Ripper for Asus Infinity, run and navigate the Blu-ray videos you want to convert. DVD discs, ISO and IFO files are also supported.



Step 2: Decide output format. For converting Blu-ray to Windows 8.1/8 tablet, "Windows 8 Tablets H.264 Video (*.mp4)" option from "Windows" meets your demand. Or you can choose a definite format for your certain Windows tablet like “Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4)”.

Step 3: If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 4: Hit the convert button on the Windows 8 tablet Blu-ray Ripper; start ripping Blu-ray to MP4 for Windows 8/8.1 tablet.

When the conversion ends, you will be able to get the result video via tapping the Open button in the main interface. Afterwards, you can sync and just put Blu-ray rips onto Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550LA for smooth playback at ease without any incompatible problem.

Additional Tips
If you are considering to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert videos, Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your Windows 8.1/8 tablet, or other devices like iPad, Google Nexus 10/7, Samsung Galaxy S4/Galaxy S3, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Nokia Lumia 800, 720, 920 at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.

See Also:
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How to Rip Blu-ray with forced subtitles
How to rip Blu-rays for playback with Android
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