How to Play Blu-ray on Chromebook?

In this article, you will learn how to watch and play Blu-ray disc on Chromebook offline, with ripping Blu-ray disc into digital format compatible with chromebook.

I need to rip my Blu-rays to SD cards so I can watch them on my Chromebook, but I’m sorry but currently Chrome OS doesn’t support the video codecs for Blu-rays.

On the other hand, since Chromebook owns relatively smaller hard drive capacity, with no drives, you cannot directly watch Blu-ray movies on Chromebook. To do that, you’ll need to rip and convert Blu-ray to digital movie files like MP4 and copy the ripped Blu-ray movies to Chromebook from the a BD drive.

Google, Samsung, Acer, HP, Ausus, Toshiba, Lenovo, Pixel all have released or will release their own Chromebook laptops. Chromebook be more and more popular.


Frankly, there is a quick and easy way play Blu-ray on Chromebook. In this article, we will show you how to transfer and watch Blu-ray movies on Chromebook.

In order to watch and play Blu-ray movies on Chromebook, you just need to upload the Blu-ray movies to Google Drive. For uplaod and backup Blu-ray movies on Google Drive, you should rip and copy Blu-ray movies first, then watch the Blu-ray movies on Chromebook.

Other method, rip and copy the Blu-ray disc into digital foramt and store them into your External Drive, and then watch Blu-ray movies on Chromebook via USB port.

In fact, it’s easy to play Blu-ray on Chromebook as long as you got a Blu-ray Ripper in hand. The recommended Blu-ray to Chromebook converter is Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper. It can professionally rip Blu-ray to Google Drive or transfering External Hard Drive with fast speed and excellent output quality for playing on Chromebook. Besides, this Blu-ray ripping tool can convert Blu-ray/DVD to various popular video formats like H.264MP4MKV (Top 5 Blu-ray to MKV Converter for Mac Review), AVI, etc.. as well as rip Blu-ray/DVD to optimized video for playback on iPad ProiPhone 7/7 PlusPS4/PS3. Read the reviews: Top 5 Blu-ray Ripping Programs.

If one software is with quality features, it may be complicated to control. But what we need is simple steps. There are just three main steps to charge the whole ripping process with Brorsoft: Load Blu-ray > Set Profile > Get Started.

No one would like to take any risks to run an unsafe software. Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper ought to be totally clean. No virus, no adware, no spyware, and no malware.

Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper program makes a balance among faster ripping conversion speed, amazing output video audio quality and smaller file size.

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Guide: Rip Blu-ray disc for Playing on Chromebook

Download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper FREE TRAIL version on your Windows (10) PC. Follow the guide to rip Blu-ray for Chromebook with fast speed and high quality step-by-step. For Mac users, please switch to Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (compatible with macOS Sierra).

Step 1. Install, launch the Blu-ray Ripper and click add button to import Blu-ray source files. DVD disc, Video_TS folder, ISO image files are all the supported source media.

As you can see, you can preview the loaded Blu-ray files in the right preview window and select Blu-ray audio track/subtitle.


Tip: Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and computer should networked so that the ripper can access key for cracking the copy-protections.

Step 2. Click Format bar to choose output format. Just click on the dropdown menu of “Format”, and then choose H.264 MP4 from Common Video profile list.

If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) as output format.

Or depends on your device, you can choose a suitable video format from catalogues.


Tip- Profile settings:

Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset. Keep in mind that the maximum resolution for playback in Google Drive is 1920×1080.

Step 4. Start DVD ripping

Hit the “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray to Google Drive or your External Hard Drive.

You can view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Once the process completes, just click “Open” to find the converted Blu-ray movies and upload to your Google Drive or transfer them to your External Hard Drive with ease.

On Google Drive, all of your uploaded videos can be found when you search Google Drive for Videos using the drop-down arrow in the search box. Click a file name to open and play the video using the Google Drive video player on your Chromebook.

For External Hard Drive, just connect it with your Chromebook via USB, then double click the converted files and watching.

I share some of my experience in these following pages:

How to Rip a Blu-ray with Forced Subtitles

How to Rip Blu-ray without Any Quality Loss

Blu-ray Backup – How to Full Copy Blu-ray Discs with Original Structures

How to Copy and Rip Blu-ray to Plex Media Server for Streaming

How to Rip Blu-ray for Playback with PS4/PS3

HandBrake Blu-ray Ripping – How to Rip Blu-ray with HandBrake

Blu-ray QuickTime – Losslessly Rip and Play Blu-ray with QuickTime on Mac

How to Rip and Copy Blu-ray Movies to NAS

Blu-ray to MP4 – How to Rip and Convert Blu-ray to MP4 Easily and Fast

Rip/Convert Blu-ray to MKV for HD backup keeping 1080p

Windows 10 Blu-ray Ripper: Rip, Convert and Backup Blu-ray on Windows 10

How to Rip and Copy DVD/Blu-ray to USB Flash Drive