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Copying/Streaming DVD movies to Apple TV 4/3/2 playing with Plex

April 1, 2017

We will share the tips and tricks for copying and ripping DVD to Apple TV 4 via Plex in the simplest way. Read on !

Plex, formerly known as Plex app (or Plex Media Player) is a completely free open source media player available for just about any operating system or hardware platform including the likes of iOS, tvOS, Mac, Android, Windows and even the Amazon Fire TV stick just to name a few. In its simplest form, it allows users to play videos, music, podcasts directly from the Internet, as well as media files from local and network storage.

A lot of users have DVD videos and movies and want to play DVD on Apple TV 4 so that they can enjoy the videos and movies on big HDTV. Then how to stream DVD videos on Apple TV 4 with Plex still one of the hotest topic on Plex Subreddit? In this article we would like to share the best solution to make DVD moviefiles playable on Appple TV 4 with Plex.



To add DVD movies to Plex App on Apple TV 4, you will need to transcode your DVD movies to Apple TV 4 supported file formats initially. If your DVD movies are commercial ones with copy & region protection, you will still have to remove the protection first. Here, we provide you a hassle free tool called Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which can help you finish DVD conversion bypassing DVD copy protection. With it, you can convert DVD to almost all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, AVI, etc. and even extract MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG, etc. audio from DVD movies. Best of all, it allows you to copy your DVD to hard drive with original structure or main movie only. If you're using a Mac, please turn to DVD Ripper for Mac, which enables you to convert DVD to Plex Media Server for ATV 4 on Mac OS X

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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.



STEP 2. Decide output format

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.You can also choose the format from the “Apple TV” sublist from which all the formats are the new Apple TV 3 supported video format. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.



STEP 3. Advanced Settings

With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original DVD while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

STEP 4. Start ripping DVD to Plex for Apple TV 4

Hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD/VIDEO_TS/ISO to Plex Media Server compatible video files.

Once the conversion done, click on "Open" button to access to the videos you ripped. Then you can add DVD movie to your Plex for video streaming and then be able to enjoy DVD movies through Apple TV with Plex.




If you are considering to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert HD videos (MOV, MKV, VOB , AVI, FLV, SWF, Webm, etc.,) Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your Microsoft Surface tablet or other devices like iPad, Google Nexus 10/7, Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 at the same saving time and effort, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.

We’ve already described the process of converting DVD to Plex Media Player for Apple TV 4, so if you haven’t done that yet, go do that now. Then come back here, where we’ll show you how to install Plex App on Apple TV 4 by click here.

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Definitely surpassed my expectations and is a great simple but useful DVD ripping tool!



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