A Mac computer seems to be capable of helping you with almost everything, but playing a Blu-ray movie isn’t included.
So far, Apple’s plan of installing a drive that can read Blu-ray discs on a Mac is still in the misty void. All the Macs are shipped out without the capability of reading Blu-ray discs, accessibly, complains about Mac cannot play Blu-rays have raised as we live at a point where Blu-ray movie becomes normal.
Fortunately, there’re ways to watch a Blu-ray movie on a Mac despite the absence of a capable drive. And you will find the details of how to play Blu-rays on Macs in the following content of this post. Just keep on reading.
Does Macbook/Macbook Pro/iMac/Mac Mini play Blu-rays?
Can your Mac play Blu-rays? Of course, it can.
As for every Mac computer, a lack of BD drive makes it incompatible with Blu-ray discs. Accordingly, there’re 2 ways to watch a Blu-ray movie on your Mac. One is to get yourself an external Blu-ray drive and insert it into your Mac. The other is to download BD movies from some movie sharing sites or community instead of popping into a Blu-ray disc.
A Blu-ray disc requires specific drives to read and play, the pre-installed DVD drive on old Macs and the external Apple SuperDrive are ineligible to do the work. If you rent or purchase a Blu-ray disc and plan to watch it on your Macintosh, well, a powerful Blu-ray drive is the must-have.
Besides the Blu-ray drive and online BD movie resources, you still need the media player software for Blu-ray playback. The Blu-ray format is the most advanced optical digital storing format in our daily routine that requires special codecs to decode and play. Comparatively, QuickTime and a bunch of regular players are ineligible to play BDs since they lack certain codecs to read and play the disc.
How to play Blu-ray movies on Mac with the best Blu-ray player software?
Assuming you have already purchased a Blu-ray drive and insert it into your Mac or you download a BD folder from some movie sharing sites, here are 2 of my recommendations to play Blu-ray movies on your Mac computer.
How to play Blu-ray on Mac with Aiseesoft Mac Blu-ray Player
Among so many Mac BD players in cyberspace, Aiseesoft Mac Blu-ray Player is always the one that leads the industry ever since it was published several years ago.
Aiseesoft Mac Blu-ray Player, with its great decoding capability, defeats those without. The program is one of few that can decode and play a Blu-ray movie in 5 seconds as others might take a minute.
Apart from the powerful decoding, it can also give you ultimate pleasure from the viewing of high-quality motion pictures. Supporting UHD playback and Dolby 7.1 surround sound, the frames and sounds of the playback will be devilishly great.
Then we will see some steps of using it to play Blu-rays on Mac.
Launch the program on your Mac computer
Open the Blu-ray disc/file
On Aiseesoft Mac Blu-ray Player’s interface, click the Open Disc button and choose the target disc. Hit OK to start the playback.
You can also click Open File when you download a BD folder from the Internet or rip one from a Blu-ray disc.
Enjoy the motion picture
When the decoding is complete, this BD player will display the pictures for you. Click Play Movie and enjoy the frame then.
How to play Blu-rays with DVDFab Player 6
As one of the absolute leaders of the Blu-ray player industry, DVDFab Player 6 helps movie views to build a computer-based theatre.
You can manually add disc contents as well as other movies into a custom Library so that you can later watch the Blu-ray movie without popping into the disc anymore.