How to Play Blu ray Folder (BDMV) on Windows 10/8/7 PC?

“I’ve downloaded a BluRay rip that’s arrived as a BDMV folder with a load of subfolders and files underneath it. I haven’t a clue how to actually play the movie from all of this and a scouring of Google and this forum has just left me even more confused. Can someone help at all? Is there some software that will play the folder?”

Blu ray Folder is a folder that contains the whole contents of a Blu ray disc. You may get it from another person or by copying from an original Blu ray disc, or make it yourself with programs. When you open the folder, you will find a load of subfolders and files. If you haven’t a clue how to play the movie, you may need some guide. Here is a simple tutorial with 3 ways offered for you to play a Blu ray folder (BDMV) on PC.

Blu ray is a patented technology with copyrighted protection, so is a Blu ray folder. You will need authorized media player with appropriate license to play this format. UFUSoft Blu ray Player is a piece of professional Blu ray player software officially authorized by BDA(Blu ray Disc Association). It support all Blu ray forms, such as Blu ray disc, Blu ray folder (BDMV) and Blu ray ISO files, and delivers high-quality picture and sound on Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP PC.

A Blu ray folder usually contains 2 separate folders: BDMV and CERTIFICATE folders.The BDMV folder under root directory of a Blu ray contains information about the contents of the Blu ray disc, but it has too many subfolders and files. If you want to play a Blu ray folder, you will need to choose the Blu ray first-level directory, that is to say, choose the folder as a whole. Please don’t play BDMV folder OR any stream file. Here list three solutions for you:

Three Best Ways to Play Blu ray Folder (BDMV&CERTIFICATE) On PC

Option 1 Drag the whole folder to Blu ray player software interface or screen.

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Then you will see the navigation panel. You can click play movie option to play the movie directly, or select a chapter or title to play.

Option 2 Open Blu ray Folder (BDMV) directly.

If you want to play a Blu ray folder movie, please pay attention to not selecting any BDMV OR stream file. Or you will just get a video with one audio without Blu ray navigation panel and subtitle. Blu ray Player software can help user play a Blu ray folder as a disc file.

Open UFUSoft Blu ray Player and select Open Disc.

When Open Disc box pops up, select Open Folder and choose the Blu ray first-level directory instead of BDMV or CERTIFICATE.

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Then you will see the navigation panel. You can click play movie option to play the movie directly, or select a chapter or title to play.

Option 3 Play one m2ts file instead of the Blu ray folder.

If you don’t have Blu ray player software, and just want to see the video, you can use regular media player to play a m2ts file. Open BDMV/STREAM, you can see lots of m2ts files. M2TS file is the Blu ray Disc Audio-Video (BDAV) MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) container file format, which can be played with ALLPlayer, MPlayer, VLC, PotPlayer and other media players, depending on used compression formats in a M2TS file. Some players will need an appropriate codec, component or plugin installed.

There are too many m2ts files in a Blu ray folder (BDMV). It will not be easy to select a proper file. We suggest you play Blu ray folders with Blu ray Player software. If you want to play Blu ray folder on Mac, please refer to: How to Play Blu ray Folder on Mac.