Summary: Plex enable you enjoy your media on all your device, here I will give the tutorial about how to stream movies for DVD discs to Sony TV via Plex without any hassle.
It's well know that Plex can recognize any kind of video, music, or photo and display them in an easy-to-navigate interface. The app for Smart TV is available through the Opera TV Store for many 2013 and newer Sony Bravia TVs. You're able to enjoy movies on your wide screen Sony TV with your families and friends via Plex app with ease. Here I want to stress on how to stream movies from DVD discs to Sony TV via Plex.
Before you do it, you’ll need to copy your DVD collection into digital files and put them into Plex movie library. Then you can stream DVD movies for playing on Sony TV via Plex just well. However, commercial DVD movies are always under copy-protection and region locked, you can't play these movies directly copied from physical DVD discs. So you will need a DVD ripper to remove all the copy protections on your DVD discs.
In additon, Plex for Smart TV app uses playback systems provided by the TV manufacturer. In some cases, formats that can be played by DLNA or from a USB drive on a device may not be available for direct playback by Plex. In order to stream DVD for playing on Sony TV via Plex, you need to rip DVD movies to Sony TV Plex app compatible format such as MP4, MKV, AVI, ect for playback. Above on, what you need is a professional DVD ripper. Brorsoft DVD ripper for Windows / Mac is your right choice, which enable you remove DVD copy protection and rip DVD to a widely-accepted digital format like MP4 with fast speed and high video quality. Moreover, this program also comes with optimized format presets for almost all popular multimedia devices including iPad , iPhone, Samsung TV ,etc. Now download the program and follow below easy steps to start the conversion.
Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper take as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on Mac OS – and vice versa.
Step-by-step to rip DVD to MP4 for streaming and playing on Sony TV via Plex
Step 1. Import DVD movies
Install and launch the DVD ripping software, click the "Load Disc" button to load your DVD movie to the program.
Here, VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are also supported.
Step 2. Choose MP4 as the output
Click "Format" bar and choose H.264MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well.
Tip: You can also choose the optimized format preset for Sony TV. Just click "Format" bar and select "TVS" > "Sony TV (*.MP4)" as the output format.
Step 3. Start the conversion
With all settings, hit the "Convert" button to start the DVD to MP4 conversion. Copy protection on DVD discs will be removed automatically.
When the conversion is completed, transfer the ripped DVD file into Plex Media library, then plex will recognize, catalog, playback and stream them just fine.
Now you can stream and play the converted DVD movies on Sony TV, smartphone, tablet or other portable device with Plex app installed without any hassle.
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