How to Play DVD on Surface Pro 5?

Microsoft has unveiled its new Surface Pro 5 on 23 May 2017, it’s been 17 months since the release of the Surface Pro 4. As users expect, the new Surface Pro 5 has Intel’s latest processors inside from the seventh-generation Core range, a larger-capacity battery (up to 13.5 hours) and Windows 10 Creators Update, etc. All these good features make this tablet that can replace your laptop. And here in this article, I’d like share some good proposes to enable you Play DVD movies on the new Surface Pro 5 without a DVD player smoothly.

High definition, large capacity, DVD movies still occupy an important role in our entertainment lives. But if you want to play DVD movies on your new bought Surface Pro 5, some guys will encounter questions. For instance, neither does the new Surface Pro 5 have a DVD drive, nor does the new Windows 10 system have capacity of DVD playback. Sounds like a bit complex, don’t be upset. Below are the easy methods for you.

Method 1. External DVD Drive and VLC media Player

Connect the New Surface Pro 5 with an external DVD drive, insert your DVD discs into it. Due to Windows 10/8 have removed the capacity of DVD playback, you’ll download a free DVD media player to playback your DVD movies. By the way, you can take this tutorial as reference: how to play DVD on Windows 10.

Editor note: If you still have playback issues like, encrypted and commercial DVD discs can’t be read, and VLC media player won’t sound, you can turn to method 2 for help.

Method 2. All-in-one way to Rip DVD discs for Playing on Surface Pro 5

To rip and convert DVD for Surface Pro 5, the suggested software is Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows |  Mac. With it, you can rip any (protected) DVD disc to Surface Pro 5 compatible H.264 MP4 videos in ultra fast speed and excellent quality. What’s more, you can also make a 1:1 original DVD copy or DVD main movie backup as you like. Best of all, it’s a Windows 10 compatible DVD ripper that has a built-in editor to allow you adjust output video effects., trim, crop and add personal watermark, ect.

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Guide: Rip DVD to H.264 MP4 for Playing on Surface Pro 5 without quality loss

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken 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 macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD Movies

Install and run the best DVD to Surface Pro 5 converter, then click “Load Disc” button to load your DVD movies to the program.

You can also click “IFO/ISO” icon to load your DVD ISO image files.


Step 2. Choose output format

Go to “Format” bar and find “Windows” list, pick up ” Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4) ” as your output, it’s native supported by Surfaced Pro 5.


Step 3. Start to Rip DVD for Playing on Surface Pro 5

At last, click Convert button to rip your DVD to Surface Pro 5 compatible H.264 MP4 video. (DVD copy protection will be removed automatically)

Once finished, click “Open” button to locate the ripped videos and transfer them to Surface pro 5 tablet for playback with ease.

You may be interested in this program:

Video Ultimate Windows | Mac

Do it all – Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video ultimate to convert videos, Blu-ray/DVD or ISO files to H.264 MP4 for playing on Surface Pro 5 at ease.

More Guides:

DVD & VLC: Play DVD on VLC on Mac and Windows

How to Rip DVD for Playing on Surface Pro 3

How to Play DVD on Chromebook

One thought on “How to Play DVD on Surface Pro 5?

  • June 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    Looks like a good post..


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