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Play DVD on my Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge through using PLEX

April 19, 2017

DVD format is not supported and you may find it a painful experience to stream DVD to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge via Plex. Luckily, there is an easy workaround to fix the issue. If you're interested in doing likewise, we have a great tutorial for you, guaranteed to play DVD movies on Samsung S7/S7 Edge thru Plex.

Plex is a free media organization tool and server platform that makes it dead simple to share your DVD as well as movies, TV shows, music, and photo collections across devices–including the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S8.

Officially, the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge only supports H.264 MP4 video, the only media recognized over USB and Plex' Direct Play. So, in order to play my DVD movies on S7/S7 Edge through using PLEX, the first step i need to change DVD to MP4 format for Samsung S7/S7 Edge and Plex Media Server.

To finish the task, you need to get some help from third-party DVD Ripping program. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper is highly recommended to help you achieve that. With it, you can easily convert DVD to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge supported video format with fast speed while retaining its pristine quality. What's more, this DVD ripping tool can also convert DVD to various popular video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MPEG, MOV, FLV, MKV, 3GP, etc. as well as rip DVD to optimized video for playback on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Zune, Creative Zen, Archos, iRiver, Blackberry, Xbox 360 and more. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac (macOS Sierra included), which has the same function as the Windows version.



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Step 1. Import DVD movies

Insert your DVD disc to the drive, then launch the DVD ripping software and click the "Load Disc" button to have the DVD content imported.

You can also add VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are the source files for converting.



2. Select output format

Click "Format" bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Galaxy S7/S7 Edge under "Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on your Galaxy S7, S7 Edge perfectly.



Or click Format bar and choose MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well.
MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it.



Tip: You can also click "Settings" to change the video encoder, frame rate, resolution, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.

3. Start ripping DVD to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

When everything is done, click the "Convert" button to start converting DVDs to Galaxy S7/S7 Edge MP4 videos. After the conversion finishes, you can click Open to locate the converted MP4 files. Then, transfer the converted movies to Plex media server, Plex will recognize, catalog, play and stream them just fine for playing on your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

Additional Tips:

If you wanna a powerful all-in-one tool to convert videos, Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your computer or portable devices like Google Nexus 10/7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3/4, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate program will be a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.

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