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VLC Media Player supports almost audio and video formats like MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3 as well as DVDs, VCDs, and lots of streaming protocols. If you have collected some Blu-ray discs and have no idead about how to play Blu-ray movies on VLC, here is the instruction to Play your Blu-ray movies with VLC Media Player on iPad.
Part 1. How to Play Blu-ray movies with VLC
As VLC 2.0 or later version supports the Blu-ray playback now, you can go to VLC official website to download latest program on you PC or Mac. However, for legal reasons, AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys still are not shipped. That's to say only Blu-ray disc with AACS libraries exposed are supported.
AACS dynamic library
- VLC 32 bit on Windows: put [url=http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/files/win32/libaacs.dll]that file in your VLC directory
- VLC 64 bit on Windows: put that file in your VLC directory
- Mac OS X: put that file in ~/lib directory (create it, if it does not exist)
Maybe the setting process is a bit complex, you can choose an alternative way to play Blu-ray on iPad with VLC Media Player. Just turn to Part 2.
Part 2. Rip Blu-ray to VLC compatiable format like H.264 MP4 for playing on iPad
You can also rip Blu-ray disc to VLC supported format like H.264 MP4 for playing on iPad without a Blu-ray drive. To rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4, you will ask help from a Blu-ray ripper tool. Here Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper for Windows / Mac
is highly recommended. With it, you can rip any Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 without any quality loss. Besides, it provides preset settings for a variety of devices or media players including PS3/4 , Xbox, Apple TV, QuickTime Player, WD TV
, etc. Download the free trial program and rip Blu-ray movie to H.264 MP4 for playing on iPad via VLC Media Player
Step-by-step to Rip Blu-ray movies to H.264 MP4 for playing on iPad via VLC Media Player
Here I take Mac Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper as example, Windows Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version. Mac platform .exe files cannot be installed on Windows OS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Import Blu-ray movies
Insert the Blu-ray disc to external Blu-ray drive and click the "Load Disc" button to add the Blu-ray movies to the program.
Step 2. Choose output profile
Clicking the "Format" bar and select H.264 MP4 from the "Common Video" profile list for iPad with VLC media player.
If you like, click the "Settings" box you can set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video for VLC Media Player.
Step 3. Start the conversion
Finally, hit the "Convert" button to start to rip Blu-ray movies to H.264 MP4 for iPad VLC app.
After the conversion, you can locate the "Open" button to find the converted Blu-ray files and copy them to VCL Media Center.
Now you can stream the converted Blu-ray movies to iPad for playback via VLC Media Player effortlessly.You may be interested in this program:
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