Have a raft of DVD collections at home? Worried about that DVDs being damaged or scratched? Can’t wait to enjoy funny DVD movies on your new bought Android TV, but there’s something wrong with your DVD player? Whatever occasions you are on, ripping and streaming DVD to Android TV is surely a best choice, for preventing DVD discs from physical damage, getting rid of the limitation of DVD player and saving space on your shelf. But here comes the problem – how to rip and transfer DVD videos to Android TV?
First of all, we should learn the video format compatible with Android TV. According to media specs of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the operation system of Android TV, movies in formats, MP4, 3GP, WebM, MKV can be played on Android TV with no trouble. In addition, HEVC codec is supported by Android 5.0 allowing for 4K UHD movie/video playback. That means, you cannot playing DVD Movies directly unless converting your DVD to an .mp4 file format which can be recognized by Android TV well. What you need is a powerful DVD Converting tool.
Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper (Read the review) is highly recommend to help you convert DVD files to Android TV friendly format. With its help, no matter commercial or homemade DVD discs, you can effortlessly rip and convert all kinds of DVDs, regardless of various DVD copy protections, to Android TV friendly format with least quality loss. More than that, this excellent app also comes with optimized format presets for other many popular editing software like FCP/Premiere/Avid, multi-media player including QuickTime/iTunes, portable devices as iPad/iPhone/iPod, etc. If you are running on Mac, please turn to its equivalent Mac version. Just get the right version and follow the steps below to encode DVD for streaming and playing on Android TV.
How to Rip and Stream DVD Movies to Android TV
Step 1. Import DVD Movie
Run the DVD Ripper. Then click DVD disc button to import the DVD files you want to convert. Also, you can load ISO image or DVD folder if having a source.
Step 2. Select Output Format (MP4) for Android TV
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Common Video > “H.264 Video(*.mp4)” which is the compatible format for your Android TV. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Tip: By clicking the “Settings” button, you can modify the video/audio parameters like 1920*1080 (Full HD 1080P video resolution), which can help you get the ripped Blu-ray movies with high quality.
Step 3. Start Ripping DVD to Android TV
Hit the Convert button to start converting DVD movies to Android TV video.
Step 4. Stream DVD Movies to Android TV
1. Use Google Cast
Connect Android TV to internet via WiFi or network cable at first. Install Google Cast Extension for Chrome browser on computer or portable devices. Open the ripped MP4 movie on a browser tab. Tap Google Cast icon and choose name of your Android TV. Click Full Screen button to play DVD movie on Android TV with full screen view.
2. Use Video Streaming Apps
You can also download Google Cast enabled video/movie streaming apps for website, Android, iOS to cast DVD movies to Android TV, for example Videostream.
Now, you can watching DVD on Android TV at anytime as you want with your friends and family.