What is Blu-ray and How to Watch Blu-ray

What is Blu-ray

If you are a movie or video enthusiast, you will be familiar with Blu-ray. It is one of the two major disc types to store HD videos. After it was introduced to customers in 2006, the Blu-ray disc quickly replaces the standard DVDs. However, there are still many questions around it, such as what is Blu-ray and how to watch a Blu-ray disc.

This article will talk about the latest optical disc technology, Blu-ray. You can find all basic knowledge related. Moreover, we will tell you the best way to enjoy HD content on your Blu-ray discs.

Part 1: What is Blu-ray?

In brief, Blu-ray is a kind of optical discs for storing and distributing HD videos and movies. A standard DVD is much better than VHS and other previous formats, but it is only used to store 480p videos. On the other hand, a Blu-ray disc is able to store 1080p videos. It means that you can get more depth, a wide range of color shades, and more detail in the image from a Blu-ray disc than a DVD.

The secret of Blu-ray is that it utilizes Blue Laser technology and sophisticated compression to save high definition videos, while a DVD relies on Red Laser.

From storage capacity, a standard DVD is able to store 4.7GB content, while a Blu-ray disc could store 25GB videos. That is why studios rely on Blu-ray discs to distribute HD movies. A Blu-ray disc requires dedicated a Blu-ray player to scan the contents on it, so a DVD player cannot process Blu-ray discs.

Part 2: How to watch Blu-ray with the original quality

Method 1: Watch Blu-ray on PC

When looking at Blu-ray movies, you do not only need an optical drive that is compatible to Blu-ray but also have to prepare a Blu-ray player software. From this point, we recommend AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player

1. Read HD videos from Blu-ray discs, Blu-ray folder or ISO image files.

2. Keep and optimize video quality automatically using advanced algorithm.

3. Rely on hardware acceleration technology to offer the smooth Blu-ray playback.

4. Control Blu-ray movie playback with onscreen buttons, shortcuts and hotkeys.

5. Compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X.

All in all, it is the best option to watch your Blu-ray discs after you understand what is Blu-ray.

How to watch Blu-ray without losing quality

Step 1: Import Blu-ray into the best Blu-ray player

Get the best Blu-ray player installed on your computer. Insert the Blu-ray disc that you want to watch into your optical drive and start the player software. Once click the Load Disc button, HD video contents will be imported automatically.

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Step 2: Control the playback of Blu-ray simply

Then you will be presented the player window. Choose a proper audio track and subtitle, and press the Play icon at bottom of the window to start playing Blu-ray movies. Users are allowed to control the playback with the onscreen icons. Moreover, you can set hotkeys in the Control menu. If you want to adjust the parameters related to audio and video, you can find them in the Audio and Video menus.

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Method 2: Watch Blu-ray on mobile

If you want to watch Blu-ray movies on your smartphone or tablet, Final Media Player could meet your demand.

1. Extract videos and audio tracks from Blu-ray discs to any multimedia formats or portable devices.

2. Support almost all HD video formats and target devices, including iPhone and Android phone.

3. Enhance video quality while ripping and editing Blu-ray videos.

4. Offer bonus functionalities, such as video editing tools.

5. Preview video effect in real time with the built-in media player.

How to watch Blu-ray on mobile

Step 1: Install the best Blu-ray ripping software

Download and install Blu-ray Ripper on your PC, and then run it after put the Blu-ray disc into your computer. Click the Load Disc menu on top ribbon to recognize the HD movies on your disc. Then you can preview them with the media player on the right side.

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Step 2: Rip HD videos from Blu-ray disc

Check the boxes next to the desired movies. Unfold the Profile dropdown list at the bottom and select your mobile phone. Then set a specific location to save the videos by hitting the Browse button. Next, click the Convert button to start process the Blu-ray movies.

Step 3: Transfer Blu-ray movies to mobile phone

When it is done, transfer the Blu-ray movies to your mobile phone or tablet via a USB cable or Wi-Fi network.

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Part 3: More tips about Blu-ray

The Blu-ray disc has many benefits, but it is more expensive than the standard DVDs. If you have a collection of Blu-ray discs, you can follow the tips to protect them.

Tip 1: Make backups for your Blu-ray discs

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AnyMP4 Blu-ray Copy is a professional Blu-ray backup software.

1. Copy a Blu-ray disc to your computer or a hard drive.

2. Clone a Blu-ray disc to another one in 1:1 ratio.

3. Offer two modes to backup an entire disc or the main movie from Blu-ray.

4. Create Blu-ray folder or ISO image file from a Blu-ray disc.

5. Remove encryption, region code or copyright protection from Blu-ray disc when copying.

Anyway, it is the best choice to backup and protect your Blu-ray discs.

Tip 2: Create a Blu-ray disc and convert your HD movies to Blu-ray

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If you have a lot of HD movies and want to store them on Blu-ray discs for enjoying with home entertainment center, AnyMP4 Blu-ray Creator is a good option.

1. Build Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder or ISO image file with your HD video files.

2. Support a large number of input video formats, like TS, MKV, AVI, etc.

3. Offer oceans of menu templates and allow you to redesign any elements.

4. Edit HD videos with the built-in video editor.

Conclusion

Now, you should understand what is Blu-ray and how to enjoy your Blu-ray movies on computer or mobile phone. If you have more questions related to Blu-ray, please feel free to leave your messages below.

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