Summary: How to Cast Blu-ray from PC to HDTV via Chromecast 2? Read this guide and get the best blu-ray ripper for Chromecast 2 on HDTV at Christmas Day!
Google Chromecast before the second generation of streaming media bar through the FCC certification, is likely to mean that Google Chromecast the second generation of streaming media. The device is similar to the generation of product appearance and function, it can through the HDMI connection, and the micro USB cable power supply, support 2.4 GHz 802.11 B/G/N wireless Internet connection, but it is also possible that support the 5 GHz wireless network connection.
This article will guide you how to stream Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 for watching Blu-ray movies on HDTV without a Blu-ray player.
As we know, Chrome browser is a very capable video player that will have no trouble of handling various video types such as WebM, MP4, MPEG and MKV. However, as for your Blu-ray collection, it’s not like that you can directly cast movies played from your laptop’s external Blu-ray drive. What you can do is to rip Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 compatible format like MP4 and then use the Chromecast 2’s local playback workaround to stream the movies to Chromecast 2.
To get the work done, you need to get some help from a Blu-ray ripping tool. When it comes to Blu-ray converter,Pavtube BDMagic is second to none. (Learn comparison: BDMagic vs Handbrake).
It is able to rip and convert any Blu-rays including latest copy-protected 2D and 3D Blu-ray discs/Blu-ray folders/ISO files to Chromecast 2 playable (H.264) MP4, MKV format with perfect audio and video sync in HD quality. Besides, this Blu-ray converter and rip BD, DVD, ISO to a wide range of formats, like H.265 MP4, M3U8, MOV, M4V, etc and the list goes on. For ripping Blu-ray for Chromecast 2 on Mac OS X (El Capitan), BDMagic for Mac is the alternative. Download the tool and learn a simple guide on ripping Blu-ray for watching on Chromecast 2.
Download Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 Converter:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-ripper/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-BDMagic/3000-7970_4-75922877.htmlRip and stream Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 keeping HD quality
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies
After the installation of the professional Blu-ray converter, run the program to load your Blu-ray movies from BD drive to it for converting. Note that you can also add Blu-ray folder or ISO image files to rip.
Step 2: Decide output format
To convert Blu-ray to MP4, MKV for Chromecast 2, just click on the dropdown menu of “Format?, and then choose MKV, H.264 MP4 High Profile Video from Common Video profile list. If you want to keep 1080p resolution as source movie, you can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4) or MKV HD Video(*.mkv) as output format.
Step 3: Advanced video/audio settings
If you like, you can click “Settings? to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.
Step 4: Start Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 conversion
Hit the convert button and start ripping Blu-ray to Chromecast 2. When the conversion ends, you will be able to get the result video via tapping the Open button in the main interface. Afterwards, you can stream/cast converted local Blu-ray movies to Chromecast 2 for smooth playback at ease without any incompatible problem.
Additional Tip: How to Stream Blu-ray movie to Chromecast 2.
After ripping Blu-ray to a digital file, you can use Chromecast 2 to stream and cast the Blu-ray digital video from PC/Mac to TV with the help of Google Cast browser extension.
1. Add Google Cast extension to your Chrome browser. You can get this extension from chrome web store. After successful installation, you can set “Tab casting quality? in “Option? based on your own needs.
2. Type the video file address
3. Stream Blu-ray to Chromecast 2.
When the Blu-ray video is played in Chrome browser, you can stream it to TV via Chromecast 2 using the Google Cast extension. Click the Google Cast extension icon in the Chrome tool bar, and choose the Chromecast 2 device. Then the Blu-ray video will be streamed to TV using Chromecast instantly.
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