How to get QuickTime working perfectly with Blu-ray movies?

Have some Blu-ray movies and want to watch on your Mac? Take it easy, this article will give you the best method to make the Blu-ray movie palyable on Mac default media player – QuickTime.


Since Mac don’t ship with a built-in Blu-ray playback software or a drive that capable of reading Blu-ray discs. Does it mean that you can not play and copy the Blu-ray movies on Mac and Apple devices? Absolutly not!

Here Blu-ray Ripper comes out – Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (List Price: $55.59 Now Only: $33.95, macOS Sierra supported). It is one of the best Blu-ray Ripper for macOS Sierra, with ability to crack Blu-ray anti-copying system AACS and other similar built-in protections that prevent straight-up copying. With this Powerful Blu-ray Ripper, you can do the things included but not limited to below:

1:1 backup Blu-ray with original video structure
Copy Blu-ray main title to remove extra information and advertisement
Rip Blu-ray to H.265, M3U8, MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV, 3GP, etc video and FLAC, WMA, MP3, etc audio format.
Convert Blu-ray to iPhone 6S, Surface Pro 4, Galaxy Note 5, iPad Pro etc optimized preset.
Migrate Blu-ray DVD to NASSeagate Wireless PlusWD MyCloud and other personal cloud storage in Home Theater.
Allows users to adjust video/audio codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, channel, sample rate, etc.
Trim video into several segments and crop unwanted and black area.
supported OS is macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard

Guide: Backup Blu-ray to MP4/MOV digital file for QuickTime

Download and Install Blu-ray Ripper for Mac on your mac, and follow the guide to rip and convert Blu-ray to your Mac hard drive, and then make it playable with QuickTime.

 Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie

Click the disc-like button to load your Blu-ray files. The Blu-ray titles and chapters will be listed on the program within a few seconds.


Note: Before loading Blu-ray content, a BD drive is needed and pls keep networked.

2. Choose QuickTime .MOV as output format

Click Format bar and select “QuickTime Movie Format” as target format. “MOV- QuickTime(*.mov)” from the “Common Video” is also an optimal choice.


3. Customize the video (optional)

A built-in video editor is provided to help you touch up your videos before the conversion. Click the Edit button to enter the video editing window, where you can trim videos, crop videos, add watermarks, insert subtitles, apply special video effects and more to achieve a better overall effect. In this way, you can get the part and effect you want and at the same time make the output file smaller.

4. Start the Blu-ray to MOV conversion

When all the setting are done, click the Convert button to start converting Blu-ray video files to MOV for Quicktime.

When it completes, click the Open button, and you can find the high quality MOV videos. After that, you can play the converted Blu-ray movie with QuickTime on your Mac easily. Enjoy.


I share some of my experience in these following pages:

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