How to Watch Blu-ray on Kodi?

In this article we will show you how to rip and Backup the Blu-ray in digital format and can be watching on Kodi via Network.

Kodi (formerly XBMC) is a free and open-source media player software application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. It can be used to play almost all popular audio and video formats around. Use your media as-is: Kodi can play CDs and DVDs directly from the disk or image file, almost all popular archive formats from your hard drive. Then how to make the Blu-rays playback on Kodi?

First of all, you should be able to override Blu-ray copy protection to make a backup copy or to convert its content for viewing on Kodi. Here is an easy way for you to remove Blu-ray and DVD copy protection. Brorsoft Blu-ray Copying/Ripping software, as one of the best Blu-ray ripping tool, it enable you to get around the encryption on Blu-ray disc, and make digital backups of all of the movie contents on your hard drive to free up the Blu-ray disc, or just convert to video files of your choosing, including popular formats such as  H.264MP4MKV (Top 5 Blu-ray to MKV Converter for Mac Review), AVI,etc, so that you can then watch the video of Blu-ray on Kodi or portable device.

Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper Key Features and Specification
Supported Blu-ray DVD types 3D/2D Blu-ray discs, Blu-ray Folder, ISO Image File
DVD Folder, DVD IFO File, DVD ISO Image File
[Blu-ray vs DVD]
Supported Blu-ray DVD Copy Protection CSS encryption, region code, Sony ARccOS, UOPs, APS, RCE
Disney X-project DRM – the new encryption method adopted by Disney, Paramount and Warner
Constantly update to support the latest DVDs.
Video formats H.264/MPEG-4, DivX, XviD, MKV, MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, SWF, F4V, MOV, 3GP, 3G2, VOB, TS, DV, MPEG-2 HD Video (*.mpg), MPEG- TS Video(*.ts), Quick Time HD Video (*.mov), WMV HD Video (*.wmv), Audio-Video Interleaved HD Video (*.avi)
Backup/Copy Blu-ray folder, DVD folder, M2TS streams(Main Movie) VOB files (Main Movie) Note: Blu-ray Ripper does not support ISO output.
Clipping/Trimming Not only allow you to rip whole Blu-ray DVD, but also rip desired Blu-ray DVD segments.
Audio/Video Setting permits you to customize the output video by adjusting Audio Format, Audio Sample Rate, Video Frame Rate, and Video Resolution and so on. You can also select Output Profile to get ideal video view size.
Batch Conversion Support both single and batch mode. It brings x5 faster ripping speed.
Purchase Benefits Lifetime free upgrade; 30-day money back guarantee. Purchase Windows / MacVersion.

Rip Blu-ray DVD for Playing on Kodi

First free download the trail-before-purchase version of Blu-ray Ripper. Keep in mind that you have download the right version, Mac OS .dmg files cannot be installed on Windows platform – and vice versa.

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Step 1. Load Blu-ray DVD Movie

Launch the Best Blu-ray Ripper and click “Load file(s)” to load original Blu-ray discs.


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

Step 2 Select compatible video format

Just click on the dropdown menu of “Format”, and then choose MKV, H.264 MP4 from Common Video profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or MKV HD Video(*.mkv) as output format.


Tip: If the default video/parameters can’t meet your needs, just click “Settings” icon to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video as you want. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 3. Start ripping Blu-ray

When all settings are done, select the location for your movie in the Output Folder menu box, simply click the Start button to begin the conversion.

After the conversion finishes, you can click Open to locate the converted Blu-ray movies.

Then you can copy the ripped Blu-ray movies to your DLNA or NAS for streaming to Kodi for watching via Network.