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How to Rip Blu-ray to Play on XBMC (Kodi)

This is an instructional article on showing how to enable Blu-ray playback in Kodi/XBMC by ripping and backing up BLu-ray to hard drive for Kodi/XBMC streaming.

"KODI and Blu Ray playback? Is there anyone with a HTPC that can recommend a way to set up Kodi formally (XMBC) to play back Blu Ray I have tried numerous codec packs plus installed other players but Kodi or even WMP for that matter don't pick up the codecs."



Considering although Kodi can play many kinds of movies, it has difficulty in streaming encryption Blu-ray disc for getting stuck. So, to stick encryption Blu-ray to Kodi, you need remove the copy protection from Blu-ray and backup Blu-ray to Kodi in a normal format like MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, etc for playback. Only comes with some help from third-party Blu-ray ripping software software, it can be done effortlessly.

Some guys recommend to have a look at the program MakeMKV, rips off disk or file directly to MKV. I've given it a whirl. However, it takes a too long time for copying my Blu-ray movie content which is combined with the larger file size. It seems that the transcoding takes forever. So I need to get another way. This is why I choose Dimo Video Converter Ultimate, which is a top-selling Blu-ray Ripper/Copier in the market which has the following features:

* Break down the encryption in Blu-ray discs, including AACS, BD+, region codes, etc.
* Rip Blu-ray to Kodi friendly video with high output video quality and fast ripping speed
* Convert Blu-ray/DVD to H.265, H.264, MP4, MKV (including lossless mkv), AVI, etc with original video quality.
* Copy Blu-ray main movie to m2ts and and leave out extras, commentary, etc.
* Provide some video editing tools to let you crop the Blu-ray movies black bars, trim the unnecessary part, etc. for better video watching experience
* Offer optimal presets for iPhone, iPad, PS3/PS4/PS4 Pro, Xbox 360/Xbox One/Xbox One S, Samsung/Panasonic/LG/Sony TV, etc.
* Compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP, etc
* Has the equivalent Mac version which supports macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, etc

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How to Rip/Copy Blu-ray to Kodi step by step

1. Load Blu-ray movies

Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer's Blu-ray drive and run the best Blu-ray ripper. You can load the Blu-ray movies by clicking "Add Blu-ray" button. This Blu-ray converter also supports ripping BDMV folder and ISO files.



2. Choose output format

Here H.264 MP4/MKV is the best choice for playing via Kodi(XBMC). You can click "Select Format" and choose MP4 or MKV from "Format > Video" as below. Or select HD MP4, HD MKV from "Format > HD Video" if you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie.

Tip: Advanced profile settings

Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset. You'd better adjust the video settings to keep a balance of video size and video quality.



3. Start ripping Blu-ray to Kodi

After all necessary settings, click the "Start" button to begin converting Blu-ray movies to Kodi highly compatible video files. Once the conversion done, click on "Open" button to access to the videos you ripped. Afterwards, just copy the converted Blu-ray files to your Kodi for enjoyment.

Additional Tip:

If you need more special functions like gif making, video recording and video looping when playing Blu-ray, please refer to 8K Player (Win/Mac) - an 8-in-1 media player, not just to play Blu-ray movie, but also DVD, SD/HD/4K UHD videos and music with full HD 1080p and best sound quality.

Related Software:

BDmate (Win/Mac)

Lossless backup Blu-ray to MKV with all audio and subtitle tracks; Rip Blu-ray to multi-track MP4; ConvertBlu-ray to almost all popular video/audio formats and devices; Copy Blu-ray to ISO/M2TS; Share digitized Blu-ray wirelessly.

DVDmate (Win/Mac)

A professional DVD ripping and editing tool with strong ability to remove DVD protection, transcode DVD to any video and audio format, and edit DVD to create personal movie.

Videomate (Win/Mac)

An all-around video converter software program that enables you to convert various video and audio files to formats that are supported by most multimedia devices.

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The price of Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Windows is divided into 1 Year Subscription, Lifetime/Family/Business License: $43.95/Year; $45.95/lifetime license; $95.95/family license(2-4 PCs); $189.95/business pack(5-8 PCs). Get your needed one at purchase page.

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