Thursday, September 1, 2016

Watching DVD to Plex Server for playback on LG TV

Do you want watch DVD on your LG TV via Plex Server? Streaming DVD files to Plex Server? The useful tips help you to convert DVD to LG TV via Plex Server. Just read on to get some tricks to play DVD on LG Smart TV smoothly from this page. 

Plex, the popular media organizer, streaming solution, and media player, is now available on the Smart TV. The app, which is available as a free download from the App Store, helps users organize videos, music, TV shows, photo collections, and is able to stream content to the television connected to an LG TV. If you have a large number of DVD collections at hand, and also own LG TV , ever thought of streaming your DVD movies into Plex App on LG TV so that you can conveniently access and watch them on your LG TV?

As far as I know, video codec, bitrate, resolution all decide the compatibility of the video on LG TV. Ripping DVD to Plex server via LG TV. Different DVD files tend to contain different video and audio codecs. The DVD files with unsupported audio codec certainly can't be played on the LG TV. Don’t worry. To solve LG TV playback issues, the best bet is to convert DVD files to LG Smart TV more compatible video format H.264 codec MP4 format. And Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is recommended here to help you get the job done.

Basically, this video converter app helps you convert DVD to LG Smart TV via Plex more friendly format H.264 / MP4 with the best quality. Besides MKV, MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos are supported. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including other device. To meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download the software and we will share a quick solution with you.

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How to rip DVD to Plex server for streaming and watching on LG TV ? 

Step 1: Add the DVD movies

Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD to Ripper and click the “Load DVD” button to select and load the DVD movies you want to store on your Plex. DVD folder, ISO and IFO files are also supported. After the DVD movie is loaded, you can preview it on the right viewing window and adjust volume or take snapshots freely. 

Tips: You can click on the dropdown list of “Subtitles” to select your needed subtitles so that you can view DVD movies with proper subtitles.

Step 2: Decide output format

Click the “Profile” -> “TVs” or “LG TV” option, and choose MP4, MOV, AVI, etc. formats recognized by Plex as output format. You can also select H.264 Video (*.mp4) for Plex Server. 

1. The output format is preferably in a common format, like MP3 for audio, MP4 for video. The more common format you use, the more devices you can stream to.

2. With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space and also can setting files size. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click “Settings” bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

Step 3: Convert DVD to Plex Media Server

Click the “Converter” button under the preview window, and the DVD ripper will start the conversion from DVD movies to Plex Media Server. This will take a while, depends on the encoding settings, hardware of your PC/Mac computer and the length of the DVD file.

After the conversion completed successfully, drop the ripped DVD file into Plex Server easily. Now, you can watch DVD movies via Plex server on your LG TV,or Apple TV, Xbox 360/One, Roku, computer tablets or smartphones both home and away.

Stream movies to LG TV through Plex
This part aims to give you some Specific tips for streaming movies to LG TV from your PC via Plex.

Stream movies to LG TV through Plex

1. Downloaded the Media Server from LG official site, under this video guide to add plex on your LG TV

2. Create a Plex account. You don't have to have one if you don't want – just click the "Don't want an account" link at the somewhat-bottom of the screen, and you'll be transported to Plex's actual configuration screen. But it's better to have one, though; it makes remote streaming much, much easier. Once you're done, Plex will transport you to the primary configuration screen. The detail information about how to use Plex Media Server can be find here.

Or you can stream movies to LG TV using Windows Media Player:

Lunch Windows Media Player on Windows PC and click the icon "Stream" and then point to "Turn on home media streaming". youll find the "Media streaming options" page, go for "Turn on media streaming" button. Type the administrator password or provide the confirmation if necessary. Then Click the video you want to stream to the DLNA-compatible TV, and right-click the selected video to point to "Play to" option for streaming.

More transferring ways can be found here.

Now just follow this article you'll successfully play (DVD) ISO movies on your LG TV through Plex.

External Reading:

Plex: PLEX (programming language), a programming language used by Ericsson for their AXE telephone exchange switches since 1970s.

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