Q: “Is there any free DVD player software that can play my DVD discs on Windows 10 PC smoothly? The default media player doesn’t work with DVD discs. Need your help, thanks!”
Just like you see, Microsoft has removed DVD media playback since Windows 8, yet latest Macbooks, iMac have dropped DVD media playback capacity. That’s to say you can’t play DVD discs on these PC and Mac directly. So, more and more users are seeking for a third party DVD player software. Fortunately, this post will list some best free DVD player software that enable you play DVD movies on Windows PC/Mac with ease.
Method 1. Brorsoft Player
Brorsoft Player is the all-in-one Video/Blu-ray/DVD player software with recording function for your Windows PC and Mac. It’s up-to-date to play 4K UHD and HEVC/H.265 content, Blu-ray/DVD, as well as 8K/4K/HD videos in MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, etc formats on your Windows PC and Mac
–Get sharper, vivid effect to play 4K H.265/HEVC videos on PC/Mac.
–Select any period of times and make animated GIF file for sharing to have more fun.
–Take snapshot of the shining moment of your movies.
–Record what’s happening on the screen as a straightforward video. It saves time and is quite effective.
–Add a bookmark of the video for watching later or return to recent viewed point as you like.
— 100% clean, no spyware, no ads and no user tracking.
Method 2. VLC Media Player
VLC is a free and powerful media player that supports a wide range of formats including DVD, VCD, H.264, MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, FLV, etc without the need of codec packs. To play DVDs with VLC on Windows PC/Mac, you can set it to automatically when a DVD is inserted by choosing the “Play DVD movie VideoLAN VLC media player” option.
Editor Note: We also find that many VLC DVD playback errors on Windows 10/8/7 are posted online.
Method 3. RealPlayer
RealPlayer is an open source media player that supports multimedia content including: DVD, VCD, MPG, AVI, WMV, QuickTime MOV, FLV, and more. It’s the ideal tool for the consumer who wants web video entertainment, but doesn’t want to sift through thousands of videos to find it. Best of all, once users find the videos they love, they can use the great tools and utilities already within RealPlayer to download, convert, bookmark for later or share them with friends.
Editor Note: There’re still lots of Video, DVD media playback errors with Real Player are showed online.