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How to Play 4K Blu-ray Movies on Blu-ray Player

"I just want to know if I insert a 4K Blu-ray movie into a normal Blu-ray, will it play? " Actually, the answer is No. You can't play UHD Blu-ray on a regular Blu-ray player and 4K Blu-ray player is needed. The reason is that the normal Blu-ray player support BD25 or BD50. Normal Blu-ray encodes its video with MPEG2 or AVC, while 4K Blu-ray encodes its video with HEVC codec or HDCP 2.2. So how can you play 4K Blu-ray movies on Blu-ray player? In this article, we shall show you efficient methods to play 4K Blu-ray movies on Blu-ray player.

Play 4K Blu-ray Movies on Blu-ray Player

Part 1. Play 4K Blu-ray Movies with Best Blu-ray Player

It is worth noting that a 4K Blu-ray player can play both HD Blu-rays and regular DVDs. So it is a must to find a 4K Blu-ray player like Tipard Blu-ray Player. It is a universal media player that is compatible with all 4K Blu-ray discs, folders, ISO images, DVDs, 1080p HD videos and more.

  • 1. Play 4K UHD Blu-ray/DVD disc, folders and ISO images without limitation.
  • 2. Support 4K MP4, TS, MTS, MXF, MKV, AVI, FLV, WMV and MP3 playback.
  • 3. Select your favorite audio track and subtitles while playing 4K Blu-rays.
  • 4. Works on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X 10.7 and above.

Step 1Free download Tipard Blu-ray Player and then install it on your Windows computer or Mac. Insert the 4K Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray driver and connect it to computer via USB cable.

Guide Install

Step 2Click Open Disc button to open the 4K Blu-ray disc, select the Blu-ray driver and load the 4K Blu-ray disc directly.

If you want to load the 4K Blu-ray folder, click Open File button to select the 4K Blu-ray folder and watch the Blu-ray movies on your computer.

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Part 2. How to Convert 4K Blu-ray and Play on Blu-ray Player

Another way is to convert the 4K Blu-rays to common video formats that are supported on your Blu-ray player. Tipard Blu-ray Converter is the amazing Blu-ray solution software to rip 4K Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and ISO image file to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, VOB, MKV, MPG, etc. Besides, it can convert any video and audio over 500 formats. Meanwhile, you can adjust subtitle and audio tracks for the 4K Blu-ray, add filters and effects, add watermark, as well as rotate and crop the Blu-ray movie.

Step 1

Import 4K Blu-ray into program

Download, install and launch Tipard Blu-ray Converter on your computer. Click Load Blu-ray drop-down button to load the 4K Blu-ray disc, folders or ISO image file.

Add Blu-ray DVD
Step 2

Choose output format

The default output format is MPG Lossless that will keep the original lossless output. You can click the Format icon next to the file and rip the Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, MKV or others.

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Step 3

Edit 4K Blu-ray file

Before converting, you can click the Cut icon or the Edit button below the video to cut, rotate, crop, filter, watermark the 4K Blu-ray movie.

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Step 4

Convert 4K Blu-ray file

Click the drop-down button next to Save to and select the path where the converted Blu-ray file will be saved. Then click Rip All to convert the 4K Blu-ray disc to normal Blu-ray player supported format.

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Once the conversion is finished, you can open the output folder to find the converted 4K Blu-ray file. Then right-click on it and open it with your Blu-ray player. (Can you rip Blu-ray with HandBrake alternative?)

Part 3. FAQs of Playing 4K Blu-ray Movies on Blu-ray Player

1. What content do Ultra HD Blu-ray players support?

Ultra HD Blu-ray players support playing Blu-ray discs, DVDs, SACDs, DVD-Audio, and Redbook CDs. (Blu-ray VS DVD )

2. Can Xbox play 4K Blu-rays?

Yes. Xbox can play 4K Blu-rays. Both the Xbox One X and Xbox One S have 4K Blu-ray drive. Once you get a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and pop it into Xbox's disc drive, it will play 4K Blu-ray.

3. What's the difference between Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD?

A 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc has much higher capacity than a standard Blu-ray disc. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc has a resolution of 3840×2160, while the maximum resolution of a normal Blu-ray disc is 1920×1080.


Can Blu-ray player play 4K Blu-rays? Actually, you can't play 4K Blu-ray movies on a normal Blu-ray player. So a 4K Blu-ray player like Tipard Blu-ray Player is needed. With Tipard Blu-ray Player, you can play various kinds of Blu-ray discs/folders/ISO files, DVDs, 4K and 1080p HD vdeos and other popular 4K video formats.

Posted by Kenny Kevin to Blu-ray
January 26, 2021 08:53
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