Is there any way to watch Blu-ray(ISO) movies on Xbox 360

Diana Joan

Aug 21, 2014 03:55 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Hot Topics

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The Xbox One is a fantastic console, and with a few more updates and games it could become a must-buy for media-savvy gamers. But do you know the fact: The Xbox is not only a good game console, but also a great media player? With the rising popularity of Blu-ray, you may have a large collection of Blu-ray Discs or Blu-ray ISO files and want to use your Xbox console to play it. However, you found it impossible because it doesn’t have a built-in Blu-ray drive and Xbox 360 only support 720P and 1080P resolution in AVI, MP4, MOV, WMV, etc. video formats not including Blu-ray ISO image files.

watch blu-ray on xbox 360

Then is there any way to help you out? Absolutely yes. This article will show you how to convert Blu-ray(ISO) movies and play it with Xbox 360.

Now with a Blu-ray to Xbox 360 Converter – Pavtub BDMagic, which is highly acclaimed among a mass of customers for its omnipotent Blu-ray, DVD ripping ability and utmost video quality. Regardless of region code, Disney copy protection, etc, it can help you rip Blu-ray(ISO) and DVD(ISO/IFO) to Xbox friendly formats, say MPEG4, AVI, H.264, without even a hiccup. After the 1, 2, 3, easy conversion steps, you can stream your Blu-ray(ISO) over to your Xbox 360, by managing through Media Center Extender (MCE) via a home network to Xbox 360, even the latest Xbox 360 One.

How to rip Blu-ray(ISO) movies for Xbox 360

What we need

Step 1: Load Blu-ray(ISO) movie to Pavtube BDMagic.

Insert your Blu-ray to BD drive, and click “Load Disc” button to load Blu-ray discs. To import Blu-ray ISO files, you can click the “Load ISO/IFO” button or drag and drop the Blu-ray ISO files directly to the app.

blu-ray to xbox 360 converter

Step 2: Select video format.

Here we select mp4 with H.264 codec for Xbox 360. Click the Format drop-down list, and select “Xbox 360 HD Video(*.wmv)” from “Zune/Xbox 360 Device” category. You can select other Xbox360 format for watching.

xbox 360 wmv format

Tip: If you have special requirements on target video, click “Settings” to customize video size, bitrate, frame rate and sample rate.

xbox 360 wmv settings

Step 3. Ripping Blu-ray(ISO) to WMV for Xbox 360.

Click the red “Convert” button to start ripping Blu-ray(ISO) to WMV for Xbox 360. When it finishes, click the “Open Output Folder” icon to quick locate the converted video.

How to Transfer the Converted Video to Xbox 360

Theoretically, there’s no way to import videos to your Xbox 360, unless you purchased it from Xbox Live. However, you can transfer the BD(ISO) movies to Xbox 360, if you:

1. Connect your Xbox 360 to a PC using Windows Media Center;

2. Copy the DVD movie media file to a USB flash drive and play it on Xbox 360.

Using any one of the methods above, you can play Blu-ray(ISO) movies on Xbox 360 free without buying videos on Xbox Live.

With Pavtube BDMagic, you can also convert Blu-ray to other media players, like AC Ryan Media PlayerAsus O!Play Mini Plus, or Zune/Zune HD for playback.