Monday, August 10, 2015

How to Play Blu-ray Movies on MacBook Pro?

Playing Blu-ray on MacBook Pro is always a difficulty thing as people feedback on Apple Forums: “I am trying to play my Jurassic World Blu-ray disc on my MacBook Pro - but, it's not playing, nothing is coming up. Anyone know how to play Blu-ray on a MacBook?? Is it even possible?” Because the built-in SuperDrive of MacBook Pro does not support Blu-ray, and the Quicktime on Mac neither supports the original M2TS format of Blu-ray movie, so it will be little complex to stream Blu-ray on MacBook Pro. 

However, here, I can show you two methods to get the above job done. Method one: Play Blu-ray on MacBook Pro with external Blu-ray drive and MacBook Pro Blu-ray Player; Method two: Rip and backup Blu-ray to MacBook playable video format.

Method one: Play Blu-ray on MacBook Pro with external Blu-ray drive and MacBook Pro Blu-ray Player

First, you should prepare a external Blu-ray drive. And then you could download a MacBook Pro Blu-ray Player. Macgo Blu-ray player is popular among MacBook Pro users. 

Step 1:  Launch Macgo Blu-ray Player on MacBook Pro

After installing Mac Blu-ray Player, you can go to "Launchpad" and click on its icon to launch the program. The simplified main interface will reduce certain misoperations. You can see two buttons there: Open File and Open Disc.

Step 2:  Choose a Blu-ray ISO File and Play It

If you want to play a Blu-ray ISO file, just click on "Open File" and choose the Blu-ray video you would like to watch from your local multimedia files, and then click "Open".

Step 3: Enjoy Your Blu-ray Movie

Wait a second till the main menu pops out and you can make some adjustments there according to your own preferences. You can choose where you want to watch in "Chapter", or choose the audio language in "Audio" and the “Subtitles”. Then you can directly click "Play Movie" to enjoy some Blu-ray time.

Method two: Rip Blu-ray to MacBook Pro supported M4V, MOV, MP4 format

This method still needs another external Blu-ray drive but don’t need another Mac Blu-ray player. With Pavtube BDMagic for Mac, you can easily rip Blu-ray to MacBook Pro in MOV,M4V, MP4M3U8 formats so that Quicktime on MacBook Pro can directly play them. You are also allowed to adjust video and audio size, bitrate, codec to customize your personal videos

You can free download and install BDMagic for Mac here:

Other Download:
- Pavtube old official address:
- Cnet Download:

Steps to rip Blu-ray to M4V for MacBook Pro with BDMaigc for Mac

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movie.

Connect an external Blu-ray disc drive to your MacBook Pro, instert Blu-ray disc, and click "Add Disc" button on this Blu-ray to MacBook Pro Ripper to import Blu-ray into this app.

Step 2: Choose video format and set profile.

Select the optimized video format for output. You are suggested to choose MP4/M4V from Format menu as best playable format for Mac.

Step 3: Rip Blu-ray to MacBook Pro

Hit on the "Convert" icon and start ripping Blu-ray to M4V for MacBook Pro. When it is done, open output folder and now you can watch ripped movies on MacBook Pro.

Both the two methods can make you successfully play Blu-ray on MacBook Pro. But with the two method, you cansync the ripped Blu-ray to iTunes, so that you not only can watch Blu-ray on MacBook Pro, but also can enjoy Blu-ray on iPadiPhone conveniently.

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