Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Watch Blu-ray Movies on Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus

The sleek and metal body of Samsung Chromebook Pro and Plus are comfortable to carry as a tablet and easy to fit in your bag while you are re on the go. Wish to enjoy your favorite high definition Blu-ray movies on Chromebook Pro/Plus wherever you go. The following part will show you how to make that realized.

How to play Blu-ray movies on Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus?

In our previous article, we have talked about the issue of viewing DVD movies on Samsung Chromebook Pro. We also know that the Samsung Chromebook don't have a DVD drive, in addition, there is also no special DVD decoding software for the Chrome OS used by Samsung Chromebook. But it doesn't mean that there is no way to play DVD movies on Samsung Chromebook. The good news is that you can rip DVD into digital file formats for playing with VLC media player (which is now available to be downloaded on Chromebook) or convert DVD to Samsung Chromebook compatible file types for viewing with its buillt-in video player app. For those people who wish to get Blu-ray movies on Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus, this method is also the most reliable and simple one. But what you will need is not a DVD Ripper but also a powerful Blu-ray ripper.

Rip Blu-ray movies for Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus playing

Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus supported file types

Following are the file types and codecs that work on Chromebook Pro/Plus

Media: .3gp, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .m4v, .m4a, .mp3, .mkv, .ogv, .ogm, .ogg, .oga, .webm, .wav

Container Video codec Audio codec
ogv Theora -
webm VP8 Opus
VP9 Vorbis
mp4 H264 -
mov MPEG4 -
H264 -
avi MPEG4 MP3
Divx MP3
3gp H264 AAC

Best Blu-ray movies to Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus ripper

If you are looking for a powerful Blu-ray ripper program to swiftly rip Blu-ray movies to Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus readable file formats and codec with perfect quality. We highly recommend Pavtube ByteCopy to you. The program can automatically and powerfully bypass all Blu-ray copy protection and region code with its built-in decrypter, so that you can then freely rip the non-protected Blu-ray movies to Chromebook Pro/Plus playable file formats and codec listed above.

To get better output file quality for Chromebook Pro/Plus, you can flexibly tweak output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc in the program's profile settings window.

Adjust output video aspect ratio

Both Chromebook Pro and Plus utilize a display screen aspect ratio of 3:2, while the Blu-ray movies use an aspect ratio of 16:9, which doesn't match with your Chromebook Pro and Plus. When you try to play the output video with an aspect ratio of 16:9 on Chromebook Pro and Plus with an aspect ratio of 3:2, there will be black bars around the video frame, the good news is that you can easily fix this issue by change output video aspect ratio to 3:2 with the crop function in the video editor window.

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How to Rip Blu-ray Movies for Samsung Chromebook Pro Playing?

Step 1: Import 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, select one of Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus playable file formats such as "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.

Output Chromebook Pro/Plus playable file formats

Step 3: Adjust 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 Chromebook Pro/Plus accepted 3:2 aspect ratio. 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.

Adjust output video aspect ratio

Step 4: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, press the "Convert" button in the right-bottom and begin Blu-ray to Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus playable file formats ripping process.

When the conversion is over, click "Open output folder" to pop out the converted files.

Tips: As the internal storage of Chromebook is very small, it would be much ideal for you to transfer converted Blu-ray movies to external USB drive or thumb drives for playing on Samsung Chromebook Pro/Plus via its built-in media player or VLC media player.