Summary: How to Play Blu ray on MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini? This article provides you best solution to rip/backup Blu-ray Disc movies to 1080p HD quality Videos in MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV format for playing on MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini.
Playing Blu-ray Discs on a Mac computer is not as easy as on a Windows PC, as not a current Mac computer is not equipped with an internal Blu-ray Disc Drive. The DVD-ROM is good for DVD playback, but does not read BD. Steve Jobs had declared that Apple wasn’t interested in supporting Blu-Ray on the Mac because of complex licensing. An external Blu-ray Disc drive is a must for playing Blu-ray movie on MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini. But there’s another issue to overcome before you can watch Blu-ray movies on a Mac desktop or laptop- the BD encryption. So if you want to play Blu rays, you need a Mac Blu ray Player Software (has decryption function). And now there is an alternative way to enjoy Blu-ray movies on Mac, which is to crack the BD copy-protections and then use media players that support M2TS decoding to play unprotected Blu-ray movies (m2ts streams) on Mac.
UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac is such kind of software that meets your needs for cracking and backing up Blu-ray Disc to MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini. The all-in-one Mac converter software deals with motion pictures, HD videos, commercial DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. The software has won a good reputation for staying current with Blu-ray encryption schemes, and was proved to work with latest BDs fast and in perfect sync. The following guide introduces to you how the software backup Blu-ray movies to Mac HDD for playback.
What you need for watching Blu-ray on MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini:
Install UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac (click to download a trial)
Hook up an external BD drive with your Mac
Keep your Mac networked to ensure the BD copy-protections cracked properly
How to Convert Blu-ray to HD video for playback on MacBook Air/MacBook Pro/Mac Pro/iMac/Mac Mini?
1. Once run the UFUSoft Blu-ray Ripper for Mac software, click on “BD/DVD folder” to load the movie from BD drive.
2. Select the main title and set subtitles and audio language for the BD movie.
3. Click Format bar and follow “HD Video” to choose a format from HD MKV, AVI, MOV, MP4, TS.
4. Click “Convert” button to convert BD to Mac HDD in specified format.
Acceptable file size- 2 hours of HD contents takes up 6-18GB based on your settings. Video quality is variable depending on codec and settings.
Long processing time- it takes 2-8 hours to rip a BD to Mac using default HD formats, and double time when “high quality” is set.