Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Transfer and Play Blu-ray Movies on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are finally available, bring 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch smartphones to the flagship party. For movie enthusiasts, apart from viewing HD movies from online video streaming sites such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube, you may also wish to get some favorite local HD content such as your favorite movies on Blu-ray disc played on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus especially when you are out for traveling. However, you may find that you are out of luck to make that realized since there are no internal or external Blu-ray drive on your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus to read the Blu-ray disc, in addition, there are also no built-in Blu-ray player software in Galaxy S8/S8 Plus to play Blu-ray movies. Fortunately, with a powerful Blu-ray Ripper program, you can easily bypass the copy protection and region code from the Blu-ray movies and then rip the non protected Blu-ray movies to Galaxy S8/S8 Plus compatible playback formats.

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus supported file formats

Before going any further, first be clear of what video and audio file formats can be viewed on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus. From Samsung's official page, we get the information that we can play the following file types on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.

Video Playback format


Audio Playback Format


Rip Blu-ray for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus Viewing

There are many Blu-ray Ripper program on the market that can assist you to get the job easily completed, but if you are looking for a powerful yet simple to use application to get the job completed, we highly recommend Pavtube ByteCopy to you. The program standouts its competitors with the powerful capability to bypass all Blu-ray copy protection such as AACS, BD+, Cinavia, UOP, DRM, BD-ROM Mark and High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection and also region code. In addition, it also keeps constant update with perfect support for the new encryption such as MKB61 and MKB62 used on many recently released Blu-ray or DVD disc. Apart from loading Blu-ray disc, you can also use the program to import BDMV folder or ISO image file.

As for the important output function, you can not only use the program to rip Blu-ray to Galaxy S8/S8 Plus readable video formats like MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM  and audio file formats like MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG, WAV, WMA, FLAC, but also flexibly adjust output profile parameters like video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Adjust output video aspect ratio

As both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 compared to the standard 16:9, while Blu-ray movies use an aspect ratio of 16:9, which doesn't match with the display screen aspect ratio of Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus. When you try to view the output movies with the the same aspect ratio of original Blu-ray movie on Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, there will be black bars around the video. Fortunately, you can easily fix this problem by adjust output video aspect ratio to let it fit with Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus with the "Crop" function in the video editor window.

How to Rip Blu-ray Movies for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus Viewing?

Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies.

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer's Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn't ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read on the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press "File" > "Load from disc" option on the main interface, alternatively, you can also import Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO files with the program.

Load Blu-ray movies

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, choose one of Galaxy S8/S8 Plus playable file formats such as "WMV HD Video(*.wmv)" under "HD Video" main category.

Output Galaxy S8/S8 Plus supported file formats

Step 3: Adjust output profile settings.

Click "Settings" on the main interface to open "Profile Settings" window, here, you can flexibly adjust output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus.

Adjust output profile settings

Step 4:Change output video aspect ratio.

Go the "Crop" tab in the "Video Editor" Window, switch to the "Advanced Mode". To change output video aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1, you can choose Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus accepted aspect ratio 18.5:9 approximately 2:1. Once you select a "Display aspect ratio", the "green crop frame" will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video "Size (pix)" in "Settings" section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.

change output video aspect ratio

Step 5: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the "Convert" button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin Blu-ray to Galaxy S8/S8 Plus supported video and audio file formats ripping process.

When the conversion is finished, click "Open Output Folder" icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then follow the steps below to transfer video from computer to Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus:
1. Windows users should download and install the USB drivers for the Galaxy S8/S8 Plus. Mac users can download and install Android File Transfer.
2. Connect the device to an available USB port using the included USB cable.
3. A prompt will appear on the screen of the phone that says "Connected as media device" or "Connected for charging". Drag the notification area down, tap it, then make a selection based on what you wish to do with the device.
- Transferring media files - Connect the phone to your computer to transfer files. Windows users can look under Computer and find the device listed under Portable Devices.