How to Rip and Stream Blu-ray and DVD to Android TV
Android TV enables you to install and run various Apps, including YouTube, Hulu Plus, Netflix, TV shows, NBA Playoffs... If you have many Blu-ray and DVD collections, have you ever wanted to watch them on your Android TV?
For watching Blu-ray and DVD on Android TV, apart from using the traditional DVD / Blu-ray player, you can also stream and play via network. The first step is rip Blu-ray and DVD, folders, ISO/IFO to digital files, then backup the ripped digital files to your network, at last, you can enjoy the digital Blu-ray and DVD files on Android TV.
The rest of the article show you the method and steps. All you needed is a Blu-ray and DVD ripping tool which enable you to rip any Blu-ray and DVD to the digital files. Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is just the one for you (read the review), with it you can effectively circumvents copy protections found on commercial discs so you can rip and convert all the Blu-ray and DVD discs, and produce various popular digital file formats such as H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, etc for playback on your Android TV. If you are running on Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac Version (including Sierra, read the mac review).
The trail-before-purchase version availabel for you, the watermark is the only limitation between the trial version and full version. Here in this article, Windows version screenshots were taken as example, the Mac version shares the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
How to rip Blu-ray and DVD for streaming to Android TV
1. Import Blu-ray or DVD disc
Click the disc button to load the Blu-ray and DVD files. You can also load folders, ISO/IFO files. At the bottom, you can select your desired subtitle and audio track.
2. Choose a format
Click the "Format" bar, and choose a target format. Here H.264 MP4 recommended, a common format that compatible with almost every Android TV.
Three H.264 MP4 format: "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" for you.
Tips: Hit Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters of output files like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc, so that you can get a decent video as you need.
3. Start Ripping
After all settings, start rip Blu-ray and DVD to H.264 MP4 digital file.
When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to get the ripped Blu-ray and DVD movies.
Then you can upload the ripped Blu-ray and DVD movies to NAS or Cloud Storage for streaming to your Android TV.