Watching DVDs and Blu-ray movies on Microsoft Surface Pro

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Watching DVDs and Blu-ray movies on Microsoft Surface Pro

Postby jacknjchn » Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:21 am

Summary: Wanna to watch your favorite Blu-ray or DVD movies on Microsoft Surface Pro tablet, but have no idea? Find a simple tutorial in this guide.

Source: How to Convert & Play Blu-ray/DVD movies on Surface Pro


The reason for this article is Microsoft's Surface Pro lacks the ability to support DVDs and Blu-ray discs. On your leisure time, you may want to play a DVD or Blu-Ray disc on Surface Pro. While, Windows 8 does not have the function built into it, and frankly, there's not a quick and easy way to do it. You need special software and additional hardware to make it. If you are the personal looking for the solution, simply go through the page to learn how to.

First of all, the most important piece of the equation is that you have a Blu-ray Ripping software hooked to your Windows or Mac. Download and install the Blu-ray ripping software Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper.

The program is an all-in-one and easy-to-use Blu-ray and DVD convert app right for you. Basically, it helps you shrink Blu-ray movies and rips DVD to Surface Pro optimized formats. And you can freely select your preferred subtitles to be contained with the output video. Plus, it provides hundreds of video presets for portable devices like Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Acer, Toshiba, etc. If you’re on Mac, please choose Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper Mac. Just download it and follow the brief guide below for you to better play Blu-ray and DVD films on Microsoft Surface Pro without any limitation.

Guide on how to convert Blu-ray/DVD to Surface Pro playable video

Note: Before start the conversion, an external Blu-ray drive is necessary for Blu-ray disc ripping.

Step 1: Load Blu-ray or DVD media

Run the Blu-ray Ripper for Surface Pro and click the "Load files" button to add the Blu-ray, DVD, ISO/IFO movies to the program.


Step 2: Decide output format

Click "Format" bar, you can get optimized videos for your surface Pro tablet under "Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.


Step 3: Edit your Blu-ray movies (Optional)

If you want, click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the video, add subtitles with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the Blu ray movie you want.


Step 4: Start the conversion

When you are satisfied with all the settings, you can click "Convert" to starting ripping DVD/Blu-ray to Surface Pro MP4.

Once the conversion finished, you can click "Open" to locate the converted MP4 video files and just transfer them to your Microsoft Surface Pro for enjoyment on the go.

Additional Tips:

If your movie isn't already in one of the Microsoft Surface supported formats or it's still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate, which can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, MTS, etc. to your Surface Pro, Surface RT, Aus Vivotab RT, Galaxy Tab 3, Nexus 4, Galaxy S4 and other Android/Windows/iOS tablets/phones for smoothly playing. If you are on a Mac, iMedia Converter for Mac is the alternative.

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