Play Blu Ray on Windows 7

Blu ray disc can't be directly played on Windows 7, but you can get free blu ray player for playing blu ray even encrypted on Windows 7.

play blu ray on Windows 7

Blu ray disc is now being more preferred due to the following reasons: high video and picture quality, high resolution, magnificent sound quality and graphics and huge storage capacity. But must you spend much money getting a Blu ray player to play your blu ray disc? Can you directly play blu ray on PC, like Windows 7? The answer is definitely yes. You can install free blu ray player for Windows 7 in order to play blu ray on Windows 7. Apart from installing blu ray player, you can also try another method. That is ripping your blu ray to common MP4.

Part 1: Free blu ray layer for playing blu ray on Windows 7

Part 2: Best way to play encrypted blu ray on Windows 7

Free blu ray player for playing blu ray on windows 7

This part will cover two free and reliable blu ray player tools for Windows 7. However, they both have poor support for the encrypted blu ray disc. And most of the blu ray disc you bought is encrypted. For your encrypted blu ray disc, you can refer to part 2 to get the right method.

1. VLC media player

VLC media player

VLC media player is free and open source for playing multimedia files as well as Blu ray, DVDs, CDs, VCDs, etc. It's favored because of its various features. You can even use it to download Youtube videos and convert video files. For how to use it to play blu rays on Windows 7, you can simply open this program and then insert the blu ray disc and then you're able to play blu ray on Windows 7 through this tool.

Supported OS: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Unix... 

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2. PotPlayer

PotPlayer

PotPlayer is another free software to play blu ray on Windows 7. Besides blu ray, it also supports HD video and ripped discs. It's fast, lightweight, and can play any video format you throw at it, including damaged files. What it lacks is multi functions like converting file format. But if you just want a professional blu ray player for Windows 7, then this one is a good choice. For how to play a blu ray on windows 7 with this tool, just run this tool and insert your blu ray disc into your Windows 7 computer.

Small shortcoming: It's pretty young, and still technically in beta, so it's possible you could experience some bugs.

Supported OS: Windows

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Some other similar blu ray players you may want to take a look: SMPlayer which even supports codec to play blu ray on windows 7; Media Player Classic and  Gom Player.

Best way to play encrypted blu ray on Windows 7

The above recommended tools are wonderful free blu ray player for Windows 7, however, as I have mentioned previously, they both own poor support for encrypted blu ray. About this problem, I got a wonderful software, imElfin Blu-Ray Ripper which enables you to rip your encrypted blu ray to MP4 for freely playback on Windows 7. More importantly, you can make backup of your bluray content in case of losing them due to improper use or deep scratches on your Blu ray disc.

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Some features about imElfin Blu-Ray Ripper:

1. Rip all Blu-ray and DVD movies with any protections, like BD+, AACS, etc.

2. Convert your Blu-rays to videos including MP4, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, M2TS, TS, etc. Thus you can play blu ray almost on any device, not only on Windows 7.

3. It owns amazing editing features and supports 2D to 3D with which you can customize your blu ray as you like to have a much better video feast on Windows 7.

use blu ray ripper to play blu ray on Windows 7

Just click "Load BD" button to add your blu ray disc. Next step is to select a output format for your video. Last hit "Convert" button to start rip blu ray. The conversion time depends on the quality and duration of the output video.

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