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Acccess Blu-ray Playback on MacBook Pro

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It is a truth that MacBook Pro (in fact, all the Mac, including MacBook, MacBook Air, iMac) can’t play Blu-ray discs deirectly. Since Sony has license on Blu-ray and Apple products don’t ship with Blu-ray drive. It’s a pity that you have an awesome MacBook Pro with a fantastic screen but can’t enjoy your Blu-ray discs with it. However, you don’t have to feel depressed for we proviod you the best solution here to play Blu-ray on Macbook Pro.

The first method is play with Blu-ray Player

Just download a free Blu-ray Player on your MacBook Pro, such as Bluraymaster, you can search on Google and install other player you think that is the best.

Connect the Blu-ray drive with your MacBook Pro, a Blu-ray drive is needed, due to MacBook Pro lacks

Open the Blu-ray Player you have installed and then insert Blu-ray Disc to the Blu-ray drive, most Blu-ray player will automatically load the disc information and play.

Note: Most of the free Blu-ray Player not support all the Blu-rays, especially the latest Blu-rays, some of them have a watermark on your screen.

The second method is back up Blu-ray as digital copy

Here Blu-ray Ripper comes out - Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (macOS Sierra supported). It is one of the best Blu-ray Ripper for macOS Sierra, with ability to crack Blu-ray anti-copying system AACS and other similar built-in protections that prevent straight-up copying. With this Powerful Blu-ray Ripper, you can do the things included but not limited to below:

1:1 backup Blu-ray with original video structure
Copy Blu-ray main title to remove extra information and advertisement
Rip Blu-ray to H.265/H.264 codec MP4, MOV, M4V, etc format for Mac
Convert Blu-ray to iPhone, iPad optimized preset.
Migrate Blu-ray to NASSeagate Wireless PlusWD MyCloud and other personal cloud storage in Home Theater.
Allows users to adjust video/audio codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, channel, sample rate, etc.
Trim video into several segments and crop unwanted and black area.
Supported Mac OS 10.5 or above.

The trail version available, follow the guide below to access Blu-ray playback on MacBook Pro.

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(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Full Guide: Rip, Copy and Backup Blu-ray Movies on MacBook Pro

> Click the disc-like button to load your Blu-ray files.

The Blu-ray titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.

This Blu-ray ripper can detect the main title to convert instead of checking it on your own.

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Note: Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and pls keep networked.

a. How to make lossless Blu-ray copy with original structure

> Click “Browse” button to select a destination folder for the output files.

> Click quick button “Copy the entire disc” to starts copying the DVD disc to hard drive maintaining the original structure.

As soon as the copying task finished, you can click “Open” button to get the output videos.

b. Directly copy Blu-ray main title on MacBook Pro

> Navigate to “Format” > “Copy” > “Directly copy”

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> Click red big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to start to copy Blu-ray main title.

c. Backup Blu-ray to MP4/MKV digital file on MacBook Pro

> Press on “Format” button to open the drop-down list.

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Here you should choose the output format according to the ultimate usage.

If you want to transfer Blu-ray and DVD to iPhone, iPad, you can select the target format in “iPhone”/”iPad” profile.
If you just want to put the Blu-ray rips to Home Network, NAS and some other centralized location, you can simply choose MP4 in “Common Video” or “HD Video”.

> Set the target folder by clicking “Browse” and finally start the Blu-ray backup process using “Convert” button.

Anyway, it can shows the fact that a Blu-ray ripper can backup your Blu-ray discs and give your portability of movies to entertain your media life.

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