Stream Blu-ray Movies for Playing with PS3/PS4 Using Plex Media Server

In this article show the simple and best method to rip the Blu-ray and DVD to digital format that can stream to Plex Media Server and stream to PS3/PS4 for watching.


If you have both Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4, why still play the Blu-ray and DVD on your PS3/PS4 directly?

We all know that Plex allows you to aggregate all your personal media and access it anywhere you go. Enjoy your own media on all your devices with the Plex Media Server. So, just put the Blu-ray and DVD on your Plex and streaming to your PS3/PS4.

What’s more, PS3/PS4 was region coded, it unable to play any Blu-ray and DVD disc. In the other words, if you purchased the Blu-ray/DVD discs from Amazon USA while PS3/PS4 is purchased in the US, there is a message appears to say that the discs can not be played.

Here we give the method to play all of your Blu-ray and DVD with PS3/PS4 smoothly, and more convenience to manage those films on your Plex Media Server.Click here to know how to set up Plex Media Server and Plex Client.

Method: Rip Blu-Ray DVD to Plex Server for Playing on PS3/PS4

In order to rip the Blu-ray DVD to Plex Media Server for Playing on PS3/PS4, the very fist step is to find a well-work Blu-ray and DVD ripping tool to rip or convert the Blu-ray and DVD into digital foamts that supported by both Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4. (you can visit Game Consoles Formats Supported to know more compatible format supported by PS3/PS4; For Plex supported and unsupported media formats, turn to Brorsoft infographics page.) Here Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (Windows | Mac) – 40% off – Price: $55.95 $32.95 – is high recommended, with it you can full copy Blu-ray, directly copy Blu-ray and transcode Blu-ray to common MP4, AVI, MOV format supported by Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4. Each way of these can remove Blu-ray and DVD copy protection, encrypted Blu-ray and DVD to unencrypted one, to play Blu-ray and DVD on PS3/PS4 via Plex Media Server.

Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is all-in-one Blu-ray and DVD ripping tool with the following functions:

– Rip Blu-ray/DVD to digital PS4 playable file making you play videos with Plex on PS4.

– Adjust video/audio bitrate, codec, resolution, etc to compatible with PS4/Plex video playback requirement.

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Guide: Rip Blu-Ray DVD for Play on PS3/PS4 via Plex Media Server

Step 1: Import source Blu-ray DVD to the program

Click “File” to find “Load from disc” to import source Blu-ray and DVD movies(Blu-ray, Blu-ray fold, DVD folds and DVD ISO files) to Encrypted Blu-ray and DVD movie to both Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4 supported format.


Tips: You can backup your BD/DVD content to your PC and watch with media player directly such as VLC. There are two options for you:

a. Backup Blu-ray with original structures;

b. Copy movie only from Blu-ray discs

Step 2: Rip Blu-ray to Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4 supported format

If you want the generated movies can be played with Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4, you can choose backup encrypted Blu-ray to MP4/MOV/AVI. Click the format bar to pick the Common Video/HD Video. In the drop-down list, you can choose HD AVI, HD MP4, HD MOV…


All formats here are set with optimized video/audio codecs, bitrates, frame rates, etc. But you can still specify as you like by clicking Settings button. In the Profile Settings window, you can choose or specify exactly the parameters you like. And in the Task information section, you can compare the detailed information of the source video and the target video.

Step 3: Start Blu-ray DVD to Plex Media Server and PS3/PS4 supported format process

Just hit the “Convert” button in bottom right corner to start Blu-ray DVD main movie copy or Blu-ray to MP4, MOV and AVI conversion. When the process is completed, open output folder and find the ripped Blu-ray DVD file.

After you ripped Blu-ray to unencrypted one, you can open Plex to manage it. Then Access Plex content on PS4 web browse and watch the ripped Blu-ray and DVD movies. Just enjoy!