How to play DVD movies on Panasonic Smart TV via USB Drive?

With the advanced technology, latest Panasonic Smart TV supports USB media playback. It’s more convenient to copy your DVD movies to a USB Drive and play them on Panasonic Smart TV from USB Drive. In this article, I will share you a simple way to play DVD movies on Panasonic Smart TV via USB Drive.

Before you copy DVD movies to the USB Drive and playback on Panasonic Smart TV, there are two points you need to make clear.

First, most of the commercial DVD discs are copy-protected by Disney X-protection, Sony ARccos, CSS, Analog Protection, Region Code, etc. You have to remove all of the protection from your DVD discs and copy them to the USB Drive for playback easily.

Second, from Panasonic TV official website we know that Panasonic TV supported formats are limited, it can only play H264/MPEG4 codec MP4 format, others will have playback issue. You’d better rip your DVD discs to Panasonic TVs compatible H.264 MP4 format.

To finish the task, you need help from a easy to use and professional DVD ripping tool (Review: Best DVD Ripper & DVD Copier 2016-2017). Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows / Mac should take into your consideration. With it, you can remove all of the copy protections from your DVD discs and rip DVD discs to Panasonic Smart TV compatible H.264 MP4 effortlessly. Meanwhile, you can also convert DVD discs to AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG,  MOVMKV or other format so that you can watch them on any of your portable devices or media players. Now download the free trail program and rip DVD to H.264 MP4 for playing on Panasonic Smart TV via USB Drive.

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Here we take Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper and DVD to MP4 conversion as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on Mac OS – and vice versa.

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Guide: Rip DVD to H.264 MP4 for Playing on Panasonic Smart TV via USB Drive

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and lunch the DVD converter, click the ” load disc” button to load your DVD movies to this program.

DVD folders and ISO files are supported as well.


Step 2: Choose H.264 MP4 format for Panasonic Smart TV

Click “Format” bar to select H.264 MP4 from Common Video profile, which is compatible for Panasonic Smart TV


Tip:  Simply click “Settings” bar and you can tweak the video size, bitrate, frame rate as you like.

Step 3. Start the conversion

Finally, tap “Convert” button to rip DVD movies to H.264 MP4 for Panasonic Smart TV.

After the conversion, you can transfer all the converted DVD movies to a USB drive and then play DVD movies on Panasonic Smart TV via a USB drive without any hassle.

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And you can also use Video ultimate to convert Blu-ray/DVD or ISO file to Panasonic Smart TV compatible H.264 MP4 format for playback via usb drive without limitations.

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