Rip Blu-ray for Playing on Android Phones and Tablets

Android tablet have grown rapidly in popularity nearly servel years. With the up to 6.0 inch screen, watching Blu-ray movies on Android tablets and phones anytime anywhere is a nice choice. But it seems not easy to play Blu-ray movies on Android tablet because Blu-ray movies need BD ROM to read the Blu-ray discs when playing Blu-ray movies while Android tablet don’t have. In order to help you better enjoy Blu-ray movies on Android tablets and phones, this article shares the methods of how to play Blu-ray on Android tablets and phones in full screen.

Here we’d like to share the Andorid Core Media Formats with you. The below table shows what files Android phones and tablets support, with both codec and filename extension information provided.

Format / Codec Supported File Type(s) / Container Formats Details
H.263 • 3GPP (.3gp)
• MPEG-4 (.mp4)
H.264 AVC • 3GPP (.3gp)
• MPEG-4 (.mp4)
• MPEG-TS (.ts, AAC audio only, not seekable, Android 3.0+)
Baseline Profile (BP)
(Android 3.0+)
H.265 HEVC • MPEG-4 (.mp4) Main Profile Level 3 for mobile devices and Main Profile Level 4.1 for Android TV
(Android 5.0+)
MPEG-4 SP • 3GPP (.3gp)
VP8/VP9 • WebM (.webm)
• Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+)
WebM (.webm)(Android 2.3.3+)
Matroska(Android 4.0+)
Streamable only in Android 4.0 and above

Tips: for more information about audio and image formats compatible with Android, please see the following:

• Supported Audio formats: MP3, 3GP, MP4, M4A, AAC, WAV, TS, FLAC, OGG, MID, XMF, MXMF, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY.

• Supported Image formats: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WEBP.

Note: Some Android phones may provide support for additional formats or file types not listed in the table. Similarly, some video formats may only be supported by later Android versions. To convert Android videos, I humbly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (on sale, $49.95 only, $20 saved) – converts any video to any format for helping you to play them on all Android devices.

In order to get Blu-ray movies playable on Android tablets or phones, you need to rip Blu-ray to Android supported video formats like MP4 first before transferring them to your device. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is a good choice for ripping Blu-ray movies to Android phones or tablets compatible video files with fast ripping speed and excellent output video quality. Plus, it has the optimal presets for Xoom, Transformer Prime, Kindle Fire HD, Nook (HD/HD+) Tablet, Toshiba Thrive, Google Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy, HTC One X, etc.


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– Decrypt Blu-ray AACS, BD+ up to MKB61.
– Convert Blu-ray to 3GP, MP4, MKV for Android.
– Rip Blu-ray encoded with H.264/H.265 AVC to Android tablets and phones.
– Copy Blu-ray to Samsung Galaxy (S7/S7 Edge and Note 7), HTC(One X), Sony(Xperia Z3), etc.
– Batch conversion feature must give you surprise.

What’s more, it also rips 2D/3D Blu-ray into 3D Videos in MKV/MP4 with Side-by-Side, Top-Bottom, or Anaglyph (Red-Blue) 3D effects, and supports adding *.srt and *.ass subtitle.

Based on Windows, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper can offer you 6X times Blu-ray speed taking full advantage of the NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) by H.264 codec. This Blu-ray Ripper also can rip DVD so you can copy DVD to Android with it, too.

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==> Guide: Rip Blu-ray movies to Android tablets or phones

First free download the Blu-ray to Android Converter, in the below simple guide, we take Windows version as example, the way to compress Blu-ray to Android on Mac is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version.

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(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1. Add Blu-ray movies

Place the disc from the BD drive, launch the Blu-ray Ripper for Android. and then click “disc” button to import Blu-ray movies into the program. DVD discs, ISO and IFO files are also supported.


Step 2. Choose output format

Generally speaking, MP4 is supported by almost all Android phones and tablets. Here you can choose “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” from “Common Video” as the output format. Also, this Blu ray converter provides optimized formats for Samsung, Motorola, Acer, Asus, Sony, Toshiba, HTC, etc branded Android devices; choose a proper one as you need. Or depends on your device, you can choose a suitable video format from “Android” catalogue.


Step 3. Profile Settings (Optional)

Click “Settings” to change the video resolution, bit rate, etc. for full screen playback smoothly or select the corresponding device as the output format. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.


Recommended video parameters for Android

SD (Low quality) SD (High quality) HD 720p (N/A on all devices)
Video resolution 176 x 144 px 480 x 360 px 1280 x 720 px
Video frame rate 12 fps 30 fps 30 fps
Video bitrate 56 Kbps 500 Kbps 2 Mbps
Audio codec AAC-LC AAC-LC AAC-LC
Audio channels 1 (mono) 2 (stereo) 2 (stereo)
Audio bitrate 24 Kbps 128 Kbps 192 Kbps

Step 4. Start to rip Blu-ray for play on Android

The final step is to tap the Convert button and commence converting Blu-ray movies to Android tablet or smartphone. When the conversion finished, you can click “Open” to locate the ripped files and easily transfer them to your Android device. In this way, you can easily play Blu-ray movies on Android tablet or phone without limitation.

I share some of my experience in these following pages:

Tips & Tricks

Rip Blu-ray on Windows 10

Blu-ray to Video Files

Blu-ray to Devices

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