Though PS4 has a built-in Blu-ray drive that supports Blu-ray, DVD media playback, but the disc formats are limited especially for these BD-RE ver.10 and BD-R/RE XL are not supported. In addition, Blu-ray games are region free on PS4 consoles, but the PS4 Blu-ray player is region-locked for multimedia contents such as Blu-ray or DVD disc. Why not hook your PS4 to the powerful Plex Media Server, so that you can directly watch Blu-ray movies with PS4’s web browser. Here’s the step-by-step guide on how to stream Blu-ray movies to PS4 via Plex.
After you have set up Plex on PS4 successfully, you can put all of your media data including Blu-ray contents to Plex media server, then stream and access them on PS4 smoothly. So the first and foremost steps is to put Blu-ray movies onto Plex media server. As far as we know, Plex only supports video format in MP4 container using the H.264/AVC codec. While the Blu-ray movies are ususally in M2TS extersion and not compatible with Plex. To solve these question, we suggest you rip and convert Blu-ray movies to Plex supported formats via a third party Blu-ray ripping tool.
Here, Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper (Windows / Mac) an optimal Blu-ray to Plex converter that can remove all the restrictions from commercial Blu-ray discs and convert Blu-ray to Plex and PS4 supported video formats without losing quality. Best of, it provides customized settings for 150+ popular devices incluing iPhone, iPad, Android, Samsung, PS3/PS4, Xbox and more.
Guide: Rip Blu-ray to PS4 and Plex Supported Video Format
Windows Version Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper taken as example, Mac share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie
Install and launch the best Blu-ray to Plex video Converter, click “Load disc” button to load your Blu-ray movies to this program.
Here, DVD disc, ISO image, Video_TS Folder are supported as well.
Step 2. Set output format
If you want the generated movies can be played with Plex Media Server and PS4, you can rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 in the Common Video/HD Video drop-down list.
Step 3. Start Ripping Blu-ray
With above settings, hit the “Convert” button in bottom right corner to rip Blu-ray to H.264 MP4 for Plex and PS4. Blu-ray copy protections will be removed automatcially.
Once finished, you can open Plex to store and manage ripped files, then enjoy the converted Blu-ray movies on PS4 via Plex web browse a breeze.