Looking for a way to stream and play Blu-ray movies on Kodi (XBMC) for Android TV, the following article will show you how to achieve that.
Kodi is fantastic free and open-source media player software capable of turning any device running Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android into a multimedia powerhouse. Using Kodi, you can play all commonly used audio and video file formats, including H.264, HEVC, WEBM, MP3, FLAC, OGG, WAV, and countless others. You can also stream content directly from the internet, create stunning TV show collections complete with posters, banners, episode descriptions, or smart tags.
However, it is Obviously that you can’t directly play or stream Blu-ray to Kodifor Android TV especially for commercial Blu-ray movies with copy protection and region code.
To get Blu-rays on Kodi, you’ll need a Blu-ray drive installed in your computer and the assistant of a third-party tool called “Blu-ray Ripper” to remove the copy protection from Blu-ray and rip Blu-ray to Kodi in a normal format like MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, etc for playback.
Among various Blu-ray ripping tools, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper seems to be the best one. It is easy to use and helps you fast convert Blu-ray/3D Blu-ray and DVD to Kodi playable (H.264) MP4, MKV format with perfect audio and video sync in HD quality. Besides, this Blu-ray converter and rip BD, DVD, ISO to a wide range of formats, like WMV, MOV, 3GP, FLV, AVI and the list goes on. For ripping Blu-ray for Kodi on Mac, Brorsoft Blu-ray ripping software for Mac is the alternative. Download the tool and learn a simple guide on ripping Blu-ray for watching on Android TV via Kodi.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
How to Rip/Copy Blu-ray to Kodi for Androie TV step by step
Step 1: Import source Blu-ray to the program
Click “File” to find “Load from disc” to import source Blu-ray movies (Blu-ray, Blu-ray fold) to Encrypted Blu-ray movie to Kodi (XMBC) supported format. You can also load DVD disc, Video_TS folders and ISO files to this program for ripping to Kodi supoorted digital files.
Step 2: Choose the output format for Kodi
Here H.264 MP4 selected. Just click “Format” and choose “Common Video-H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)” as below.
You can choose any other Kodi supported format list above.
Tip: You can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
Step 3: Tap the convert button and start Blu-ray to Kodi conversion.
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.