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Play Blu-ray/DVD/Videos on Samsung UHD TV Supported Codec via USB


Samsung UHD TV helps to bring your media entertainment to another high level by offering incredible images with beatiful colors. And the USB port on Samsung UHD TVs also give you the opportunity to enjoy Blu-ray, DVD and local video with the TV’s built-in video player app.

This post is for people who wish to enjoy Blu-ray, DVD and local video on Samsung UHD TV from USB.

Samsung UHD TV Supported Video Codec
Method: Play Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos on Samsung UHD TV
Guide: How to Play Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos on Samsung UHD TV

To play Blu-ray, DVD and local unsupported video on Samsung UHD TV from USB drive, you shoule be clear of what file formats can be played on Samsung UHD TV. Following are the supported file types for the Samsung UHD TV:

File Format Container  Video Codecs  Resolution  Frame Rate (fps)  Bitrate (Mbps)  Audio Codecs

































H.264 BP/MP/HP
4096 x 2160

4096 x 2160: 30

3840 x 2160: 60



Dolby Digital




Dolby Digital Plus MPEG(MP3)

DTS(Core, LBR)

G.711(A-Law, μ-Law)

HEVC (H.265 – Main, Main10, Main4:2:2 10)
Motion JPEG
3584 x 2160
1920 X 1080
DivX 3.11 / 4 / 5 / 6
Window Media Video v9 (VC1)
Microsoft MPEG-4 v1, v2, v3
Window Media Video v7 (WMV1), v8 (WMV2)
H.263 Sorrenson
1920 x 1080
4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160: 60

Other restrictions:

– Codecs may not function properly if there is a problem with the content. Video content does not play or does not play correctly if there is an error in the content or container.  
– Sound or video may not work if they have standard bit rates/frame rates above the TV’s compatibility ratings. 
– If the Index Table has an error, the Seek (Jump) function will not work. 
– When playing video over a network connection, the video may not play smoothly because of data transmission speeds. 
– Some USB/digital camera devices may not be compatible with the TV. HEVC codec is only available in MKV / MP4 / TS containers.

Method: Play Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos on Samsung UHD TV?


Required software: DVD Ripper or Blu-ray Ripper or Ultimate Converter
Trial download: turn to Download center to get FREE TRAIL version

Most free conversion programs won't work with copy protected Blu-ray/DVD discs. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper or Blu-ray Ripper come out, both of two rip and convert DVD to Samsung UHD TV supported video codec. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper can not only work with copy protected DVD disc, but also work with copy protected Blu-ray disc well, just like the Blu-ray Player can play the DVD disc well. If you want to rip and convert both Blu-ray and DVD for playing on Samsung UHD TV, there is no harm in trying Blu-ray Ripper.

Besides, Brorsoft Ultimate Converter -- a blazing-fast, intuitive all-in-one media toolkit which lets you rip, backup Blu-ray/DVDs and convert even edit videos, you can effortlessly achieve all your multimedia demands and enjoy Video/DVD/Blu-ray on Samsung UHD TV anywhere and anytime you like.

Moreover, applying Brorsoft DVD Ripper (for DVD Disc) or Blu-ray Ripper (for both Blu-ray and DVD Disc) or Ultimate Converter (for Blu-ray/DVD/Unsupported Videos), you can rip and convert all commercial protected Blu-ray/DVD movies and unsupported videos to nearly all popular video and audio formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, AAC, MP3 as you need for playback on different devices, such as Android, iPhone(7), HDTV, etc.

==> Guide: How to Play Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos on Samsung UHD TV

Download and install Brorsoft DVD Ripper or Blu-ray Ripper or Ultimate Converter FREE TRAIL version on your Windows (10) PC. Follow the guide to rip and convert Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos for Samsung UHD TV step-by-step. For Mac users, please switch to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac or Blu-ray Ripper for Mac or iMedia Converter for Mac (compatible with macOS Sierra).

Here we take Windows Blu-ray Ripper screenshot, other program mentioned above share the same steps besides the tiny difference in interface.

Step 1: Import Blu-ray into the program.

For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into an internal or external drive, , click “File” > “Load from disc”. You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your Blu-ray/DVD ISO image files or click "Load from Folder" to load Video_TS folders.

load blu-ray

DVD Ripper ONLY support load DVD disc, DVD ISO image files and DVD Video_TS folders, Blu-ray disc and local videos unsupported.
Blu-ray Ripper Supported Blu-ray and DVD disc, Blu-ray and DVD folder files, local videos unsupported. Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and pls keep networked.
You can click the “Folder” or “Video” icon to load source video files from your local computer to the Ultimate Converter or iMedia Converter for Mac.

Step 2: Set output file format.

Tap on the “Format” bar, select one of Samsung UHD TV playable file formats such as “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.


Hit the "Format" box and select H.265 Video(*.mp4) from Common Video profile. It enables you to rip Blu-ray to H.265 .mp4 with the best quality.


You can also select best format for Samsung UHD TV. Click the drop-down button on the right side of the “Format” to select suitable formats from “TVs” Category

Image result for samsung tv brorsoft

Tip: If you wanna some advanced settings, you can click "Settings" icon to adjust the video, audio parameters bitare, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc. For 4K output, you can adjust resolution as 4096 x 2160, frame rate as 30fps and bit rate as 60Mbps, audio codec can be AAC, MP3, AC3 or DTS (if you wish to preserve the 5.1 surround sound). Plus, you can click "Edit" button to do some editing work cropping, trimming, settings effect, adding subtitles.

Step 3: Start the conversion process.

After all setting is compelted, press the “Convert” button in the right-bottom and Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos to Samsung UHD TV conversion process will start automatically.

When the conversion is over, click “Open output folder” to pop out the converted files, transfer converted files to an external USB drive, then plug the USB drive into your Samsung UHD TV’s USB port, you will then have no proble to watch the converted Blu-ray, DVD and Local Unsupported Videos on Samsung UHD TV.

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