Play Blu-ray with VLC Media Player on iPad

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Play Blu-ray with VLC Media Player on iPad

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Source from: http://mediado.jigsy.com/entries/blu-ray/how-to-play-blu-ray-with-vlc-media-player-on-ipad-

 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.

 VLC Media Player provides you a better viewing effect and enable you stream local videos, music, photos to iPad for playback. It 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.

Keys database: get the file

Windows: put it in C:\ProgramData\aacs\

Mac OS: put it in ~/Library/Preferences/aacs/ (create it if it does not exist)



AACS dynamic library

VLC 32 bit on Windows: put 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