Category TV Box

Best Way to Play Blu-ray on Xiaomi Mi Box

Diana Joan

Jul 04, 2017 08:24 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, TV Box

Have you got the Xiaomi Mi Box? What do you do on Xiaomi Mi Box? Ususally, most users like to connect the Xiaomi Mi Box to TV for streaming various videos from apps, like: YouTube, Sling TV, Netflix, etc. Want to experience special Xiaomi Mi Box? Playing Blu-ray on Xiaomi Mi Box is a great idea, you can take full use of the Blu-ray disc at your home corner and create your own Blu-ray library easily. You don’t need to insert the Blu-ray to the Blu-ray drive one by one, just a remote control, you can watch any one Blu-ray movie you want, so convenient.

What Do You Need to Do for Playing Blu-ray on Xiaomi Mi Box?

Mention Blu-ray, except the frail Blu-ray disc, heavy Blu-ray drive, most users may ignore the complicated Blu-ray copy protection, such as: Blu-ray region code which will prevent yo...

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Watch blu-ray on Apple TV 5 from iTunes

Diana Joan

Sep 20, 2016 05:44 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Apple, Blu-ray, TV, TV Box

According to Apple product release tradition, the next Apple TV – the 5th-generation Apple TV, or Apple TV 5 should be coming. Indeed, there are already rumours that a next-generation Apple TV might arrive in late 2016, although Apple could also be waiting until next year to release a special model to celebrate the Apple TV’s 10th birthday.

Here’s when the four generations of Apple TV launched:

  • 1st-gen Apple TV: January 2007
  • 2nd-gen Apple TV: September 2010
  • 3rd-gen Apple TV: March 2012
  • 4th-gen Apple TV: September 2015

However, this guide will leave the rumour to you but will give you the information necessary for ripping Blu-ray collections into iTunes using Blu-ray ripping tool so that you can watch Blu-ray movies on your Apple TV 5G or the older Apple TV 4/3/2/1 later without Blu-ray...

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Copy Thanksgiving Blu-ray to External Drive for Viewing on HD TV via WD TV

Diana Joan

Nov 17, 2015 02:49 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, TV, TV Box

When spoke of Blu-rays, people perhaps think of Blu-ray Ripper first nowadays in that less and less people play Blu-ray only via Blu-ray drive and Blu-ray player. For example, if people watch Blu-ray movies via WD TV, they prefer to rip Blu-ray to a USB mass storage, like an external hard drive, then to stream these Blu-ray movies on HD TV via WD TV through external hard drive. With the approach of Thanksgiving, you may have collected some Blu-ray movies, do you think about ripping these Thanksgiving Blu-ray to External Drive for viewing on HD TV via WD TV? If so, the article will help you a lot.



A professional and easy-to-use Blu-ray Ripper is the key to achieve the goal. I have tried many Blu-ray ripping programs on the market, like Handbrake, MakeMKV, ByteCopy and BDMagic...

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Possible for WD TV Update to support over 100 H.265 (.mp4) Blu Rays?

Diana Joan

May 25, 2015 07:43 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, TV, TV Box

Almost all the video we watch, over digital terrestrial TV, over cable, from satellite, or over the Internet, is compressed. Raw, uncompressed video is just too big and would waste too much bandwidth. Just for me, I have over 100 H.265 compressed Blu-Ray Movies with smaller file size but the same quality as movies encoded with H.264 MP4, but I can’t stream these H.265 (.mp4) Blu-Rays via WD TV to big screen TV over network for playback.

See Comparison of Blu-ray, DVD and Digital File | why choose Blu-ray




The WD 2nd level technical supoort told me that WD current not updated their firm ware for supporting the H.265 (.MP4) Format. This article would share my solution an easiest way to convert and stream over 100 H.265 Blu-ray videos to WD TV.

In fact WD TV’s use Hardware Decoding for video p...

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Backup Blu-ray to ISO, BDMV, M2TS, MKV for playing on WD TV Live Plus

Diana Joan

Aug 19, 2014 08:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, TV, TV Box

Western Digital’s amped up WD TV Live Plus goes beyond Netflix with Flickr, Pandora, DVD menu support, control through Windows, and more. You can play media from your home network and the Internet on your big screen TV. Plus, enjoy access to your Netflix unlimited membership and other premium content. What I mean is that you can experience them as big as life on your TV in Full-HD 1080p with WD TV Live Plus HD media player.

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The supported file formats of WD TV Live Plus HD are including WMV9, AVI (MPEG1/2/4, Xvid, AVC), H.264, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), MOV (MPEG4, H.264), M2TS, TP, TS, MOV/MP4 (MPEG4, h.264), DVR-MS, VOB (unprotected or unencrypted). Here comes these questions:

Can WD TV Live Plus playback Blu-ray backups?

The answer is YES...

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Enjoy Blu-ray/DVD movies via WD TV player with 5.1 audio

Diana Joan

Aug 10, 2014 05:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, TV, TV Box

It is known that WD TV is a customer device produced by Western Digital and it is good at playing high-definition video, standard video and most common video and audio formats. The WDTV (original box) only has DTS pass-through, no down mix. And the WDTV Live can downmix DTS to stereo, so you can watch a film with a DTS soundtrack down mixed to TV via HDMI on WDTV Live. While WD TV Live HD Media player, WD TV Live Plus HD Media Player and WD TV HD Media Player will play DTS audio in 2 channels without the need for an audio receiver that can decode the codec.

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If you want to enjoy Blu-ray/DVD movies with WD TV player, the best way is to backup BD/DVD to lossless MKV which is supported by WD TV player with with all languages, subtitle tracks and chapter info keeping...

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