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How to Play Blu-ray with Kodi 17?

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Kodi 17 is coming which can play videos, music, photo, etc. User can stay at home and enjoy the movie with popcorn. As Blu-ray fans, connect Blu-ray with Kodi, such as: 4K Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, HD Blu-ray, that’s just the best partners. However, there is a little hinder: Kodi 17 only can play Blu-ray disc (unencrypted) and ISO as standard. Question is that most Blu-ray, especially the latest Blu-ray move is protected by the advanced Blu-ray protection technology. If you stick to playing Blu-ray on Kodi 17, the wisdom way is to remove the Blu-ray protection, then play on Kodi 17 again.

Best Blu-ray Ripper for Playing Blu-ray On Kodi 17

Too many Blu-ray Ripper software on market, some are good and help you to remove the Blu-ray protection, but not all the Blu-ray protection. Some only can remove the simple Blu-ray region code A or B. Here, ByteCopy for Windows/Mac is the Blu-ray hero which you are struggled to search, this software can remove all the Blu-ray protection, such as: AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs Blu-ray protection, Blu-ray region code.

In addition, this Blu-ray Ripper can play Blu-ray at the preview window, user also can rip and backup Blu-ray to Blu-aty folder or ISO files. If you want to get Kodi 17 supported video formats, like: AVI, MKV, MP4, etc. Of course you can, this software [rovides 250+ video output formats, i believe you can select the best one video format you like.

That’s all? No. User can experience the amazing 3D enjoyment. If you have 3D Blu-ray, you can do above steps: Convert 3D Blu-ray to folder, ISO, 3D MKV, etc. This software provide 5 main 3D formats: 3D MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV,WMV and 3 3D effects: Top-Bottom, Side-by-Side, Anaglyph. Best of all, you can convert 2D to 3D video which will save you much money.

Step by Step to Rip and Play (3D) Blu-ray to Kodi 17

Step 1. Load Blu-ray Disc

Click “File” to find “Load from disc” to import source Blu-ray movies to the perfect Blu-ray Ripper software. Once you import the Blu-ray to this software, this Blu-ray Ripper removes all the Blu-ray protection unknowingly. By the way, you can also load Blu-ray folder or ISO files to this software.

load Blu-ray

Step 2. 3 Selections Are Ready for You

Selection 1 – 1:1 Copy Blu-ray to Kodi

If you don’t want to drop any Blu-ray content, such as: Chapters, ads, subtitles, Full disc copy can keep the whole Blu-ray structure without any quality loss. Click the “Copy the entire disc” button which is on the top of main interface to begin the Blu-ray 1:1 disc copy.

Selection 2 – Directly Copy Blu-ray to Kodi

If you just want to watch the Blu-ray movei and reduce the vidoe size, copying Blu-ray main movie is a good option, which can kepp the Blu-ray movie main title and drop the extra content. Click the format bar to follow "Copy" > "Directly Copy.". BY the way, 3D Blu-ray, user need to choose"Directly Copy for 3D-Bluray", which can keep the 3D original effects.

directly copy

Selection 3 – Rip Blu-ray to Kodi Supported Digital Video Format

At persent, digital video formats is still the main stream, in this Blu-ray Ripper, you also can choose to rip and convert Blu-ray to Kodi supported digital video formats, such as: MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. Best of all, this software can provide the lossless  Blu-ray to MKV format in “Multi-track Video”, this format keeps whole Blu-ray subtitles, audio tracks and chapters. Of course Multi-track MP4, MOV, AVI are all good choices.

lossless MKV

TIP: If you can’t make sure which video format that Kodi 17 can support, following table is useful to you.

Kodi 17 Supported Formats
Container formats AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF, FLV, MKV/MKA (Matroska), QuickTime, MP4, M4A, AAC, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia RAM/RM/RV/RA/RMVB, 3gp
Video formats MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.263, MPEG-4 SP and ASP, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), H.265 (as from Kodi 14) HuffYUV, MJPEG, RealVideo, RMVB, WMV 
Audio formats MIDI, AIFF, WAV/WAVE, AIFF, MP2, MP3, AAC, DTS, ALAC, AMR, FLAC, RealAudio, WMA
3D video formats  Passive 3D video formats such as SBS, TAB, Anaglyph or interlaced

Step 3. Start Blu-ray to Kodi 17 Conversion Process

Which option do you want to do? After you have made the decision, go back to main interface, press the "Convert" button to start Blu-ray to Kodi 17 conversion process. Just wait for a while, you can get a brand new Blu-ray movie file.

There are many ways to play Blu-ray on Kodi, ripping Blu-ray and convert Blu-ray to Kodi supported video formats is the best and direct way, hope this way can help you to enjoy Blu-ray on Kodi 17.

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