How to Cast DVD to Chromecast 2 on Mac for Streaming to TV

Diana Joan

May 04, 2017 08:49 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, DVD, TV

Chromecast 2 is an amazing design, user just need to plug Chromecast into the HDMI port on TV, then a wonderful TV movies library is finished. To one who spends much money on DVD and collecting many DVD disc, the large DVD disc storage is the big trouble which is unclean and inconvenient. If connect DVD with Chromecast 2, all problems will be solved. The wisdom choice is to cast DVD to Chromecast 2 on Mac for Streaming to TV.

Sounds so cool? Just take the small Chromecast 2 with you, then you can watch DVD movie on any TV, at home, at hotel when you go outside. However, when you take the action, you will be in a loss. How to get rid of the frail DVD disc and save the DVD movie to PC, laptop or phone, then cast DVD to Chromecast 2 from PC or phone? Backup DVD directly? I am afraid this way won’t work. So far, DVD folder or DVD ISO/IFO files are not in Chromecast supports video format list. Will you miss the great combination? DVD Ripper will be the redeemer which can realize the wonderful idea.

Best DVD Ripper to Cast DVD to Chromecast 2 for TV Streaming

It’s really difficult to find a good DVD Ripper from the countless software market, sometimes, you waste much time and energy, all the work is in vain. Here, i high recommend ByteCopy for Mac which stands out from the fierce competition, the safe andclean interface attracts many DVD fans.

Mention DVD, everyone have been distrubed by various DVD protetion, such as: CSS, RC, RCE, APS, UOPs and Sony ARccOS, best common is DVD region code. Here, with this DVD Ripper, user can rip and backup any DVD without any DVD protection. In addition, user can rip and convert DVD to any video format and cast DVD to Chromecast 2 to TV from PC or phone. Good news, Chromecast can support 4K video, with this video converter, user can update 1080p to 4K video, and adjust the video resolution. best of all, 4K Blu-ray user also can cast 4K Blu-ray to Chromecast for better enjoyment, so wonderful.

What’s more, user can enjoy the 3D effect by converting DVD to 3D video, then casting VR screen to a TV by Chromecast. There are too many features about this excellent DVD Ripper, you can download the trial version to try, more functions are waiting for you to explore. Want to know more information, user can read this review. For Windows user, ByteCopy for Windows is ready for you.

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How to Convert DVD to Chromecast Supported Video Format?

Step 1. Load DVD disc

Insert DVD disc to PC, start the DVD Ripper on your computer, click “File”> “Load from disc””to load DVD into the program, apart from DVD disc, you can also use the program to load DVD folder or DVD ISO/IFO image file.

Step 2. Choose Output File Format

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select Chromecast 2 supported file format by following “Common Video”, user can choose 4K video by “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” which can bring the high video quality. Also you can click the TV name and choose the video format that Chromecast 2 supports.

h.264 format

TIP: Chromecast Main Supported Video Formats

Chromecast Main Supported Video Formats
Media Container AAC, MP3, MP4, WAV, WebM
Video Codec H.264 High Profile Level 4.1(the processor can decode up to 720/60 or 1080/30)
VP8
Audio Codec HE-AAC
LC-AAC
MP3
Vorbis
WAV(LPCM)

Step 3. Adjust Video Parameters (Optional)

Click “Settings” to open the “Profile Settings” window, here you can adjust output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels. If you don’t know how to set these video parameters, just keep the original setting, this DVD Ripper has preinstalled the best setting for you.

h.264 setting

Step 4: Begin DVD to Chromecast Ultra Process.

After all setting is done, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the conversion from DVD to Chromecast Ultra playable format encoding process. When you are waiting for the result, you can watch the DVD movie at the preview window

Cast DVD to Chromecast 2 for TV Streaming by PC

Step 1. Make sure your PC is connected to the router either through a cable or through wireless.

Step 2. Install Google Chrome

Chromecast only works with Chrome browser. So, if your computer does not have Chrome browser yet, download one online and follow the instructions to install the browser.

Step 3. Download the Chromecast App

In your browser, navigate to here. Save the file or run it once it is downloaded. If you choose to save the file, you will need to double click on the file to begin the installation process.

Step 4. Run the Chromecast App

Once the app is started, it will automatically start to search for the Chromecast device nearby. When the Chromecast was found, the device’s name will be shown on your PC. You will see the screen of “Ready to setup ChromecastXXXX”. Click “Continue” in the installer.

Step 5. Setup the Wireless

Check the code shown on your TV screen and the App window. Click That’s my Code if the codes match. Then, you will be asked to provide the info of the wireless network to be used for Chromecast. Chromecast will connect to this network automatically next time. If the setup is successful, you will see the “ready to cast” screen.

cast dvd

 

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