How to Play Blu-ray on Android TV via Kodi?

Android TVs like: Sharp AQUOS, Sony BRAVIA, MI Box, NVIDIA SHIELD, Razer Forge TV, ect have lot of pre-install streaming apps and mutiplayer games. For example, the Koid App for Android TV enable you stream local HD movies, videos, photos to the wide screen TV for playback on the go. If you have collected some Blu-ray discs, why not copy your Blu-ray movies to Kodi media library, then you can stream and play your Blu-ray movies on Andriod TV in your living room or bedroom without a Blu-ray player. This tutorial just show you how to play Blu-ray on Android TV via Kodi easily and quickly.

Click here to see how to install Kodi on Android TV.

Part 1. How to Add Blu-ray movies to Kodi Media library on PC?

To add Blu-ray to Kodi media liabrary, you’ll need to get the movies off the plastic Blu-ray discs and rip them to the digital videos on PC first. From Kodi official website, Kodi supports limited Video formats such as: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.263, MPEG-4 SP and ASP, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), H.265 (as from Kodi 14) HuffYUV, MJPEG, RealVideo, RMVB, WMV. So I suggest you remove all the protection from Blu-ray discs and rip Blu-ray to the commonly used H.264 MP4 format for Android TV Kodi app. Then follow below steps to add the converted Blu-ray movies to Kodi Media Library on PC.

1. Adding sources in Kodi

In the main menu of Kodi, select Videos and then Files. Now you should be able to select “Add Source”.

2. In the Add Source window, select Browse.

Search for the folder you keep all your video files in and hit the OK button and give the source a name of your converted Blu-ray movies.

3. Set the content of the source

It means telling Kodi if this source contains media like movies or TV shows. This way, Kodi can download the correct media information of your media such as images, plot summaries and trailers.

4. On the bottom, select the scan option you prefer the most.

Hit OK and then Yes in the pop-up asking if you want to do the initial scan of all media within the source. You can also add more than one location to a source. For example, you might want to combine a location on your computer with an external drive, both containing movies. The process is basically the same. All you have to do is editing an existing source and select “Add” to add another location to the source.

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Part 2. How to remove Blu-ray copy protection and Rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 for playing on Android TV Kodi app?

To remove Blu-ray copy protection and rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4, you can try Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Windows / Mac. With it, you can rip (copy-protected) Blu-ray to the Android TV Kodi app compatible H.264 MP4 format with fast speed and high video quality. Besides, this program allows you to backup Blu-ray contents with two options: Full Disc Backup or Main Movie only. Now download the free trail program and rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 for playing on Andriod TV Kodi app.

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Here we take Windows Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper as example, Mac share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Install and launch the Blu-ray ripper, click “ load disc” to load Blu-ray movies to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

Simply click “Setting” box, and select H.264 MP4 from “Common Video” profile list as your output format for Android TV Kodi app.


Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. for your movies.

Step 3. Start the Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 conversion for Android TV Kodi app

After all settings, hit the “Convert” icon and start to rip and copy Blu-ray H.264 MP4 for Andriod TV Kodi app

Once the conversion done, you can hit “Open” to quick locate the converted videos and add them to Kodi Media Library

Now you can stream and play converted Blu-ray movies on Android TV via Kodi just fine.

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And you can also use Video ultimate to rip and stream Blu-ray/DVD or ISO file to H.264MP4 for playing on Android TV Kodi app at ease.

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