How to Play or Watch Blu-ray discs on Windows 10?

Windows 10 brings a lot of good stuff to the table, but it also takes away some key functionality that Windows 7 users might miss. In Windows 10, you have to say goodbye to Windows Media Center and with it, the ability to play DVDs natively. Fortunately, there are always solutions out there that allow us to watch DVDs in Windows 10 for free. But what if you want to play Blu-ray discs in Windows 10 since it still can not play Blu-ray directly? Yeah, with the pulling of suppot for the software in Windows 10, it become more difficult to play Blu-ray discs on your computer. So what are we going to do about it? Read on for details.

As for media support, Windows 10 gets native support for MKV and High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC). But still there is no Blu-Ray playback support. However, that doesn’t mean you have to live without Blu-Ray movies with Windows 10. There are plenty of free Blu-Ray player for Windows 10. This article introduces professional & free Blu-Ray Player for Windows 10 and a detailed guide to help you watch, open, play Blu-Ray in Windows 10 easily.

Note: The first thing you need is to get a Blu-ray drive or Blu-ray disc player. There are plenty of them available, and they’ll work with the Windows PCs without any problem. Note that the DVD drive cannot play Blu-ray discs.

Method 1: Use Third Party Optical Blu-ray Disc Players to Play Blu-ray Discs in Windows 10 for free

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. And by adding AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys, VLC can play most of Blu-Ray movies. Here is a complete guide on how to enable VLC to play Blu-Ray in Windows 10.

Method 2: Use professional Blu Ray Player for Windows 10 to play Blu Ray on Windows 10

Step 1: Free download UFUSoft Blu Ray Player for Windows 10. Install and launch it.

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Step 2: Add Blu-Ray movies to Blu Ray Player for Windows 10

The Windows 10 Blu Ray Player supports loading video from Blu-Ray disc, Blu-Ray folder or IFO file. Click “Open Disc” or “Open File” button to load your Blu-Ray movies.

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Step 3: Play Blu-Ray movies on Windows 10

When movie is loaded, you can play Blu-Ray movies with outstanding and perfect video quality.

How to Import MKV files into Adobe Premiere Pro?

There’s no denying that Adobe Premiere Pro can do everything the professional video editor needs. And its easy integration with After Effects and Photoshop are definite boons. However, when you import MKV files into Premiere Pro, you may come across lots of problems, such as nothing shows up on the screen, or there is only image or you only get sound in Premiere Pro. Well, according to Adobe, Premiere Pro only accepts AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, WMV, files. And you can easily find MKV is not there. Since MKV is not supported by Premiere Pro, in order to edit MKV videos in Premiere Pro CS6/CS5 or CC, you need to convert MKV videos to Premiere compatible format on Mac first before transferring the files to Premiere.

To get the work done, you can just get UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, which can help you convert MKV to Premiere Pro supported video codecs with optimized settings while keeping the video quality. In addition, it can convert all other popular video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, MXF, FLV, ASF, M2TS, VOB, etc. to Premiere Pro compatible video formats. Now get the tool and add MKV files into Premiere Pro effortlessly. If you want to trancode MKV to Premiere Pro on Windows, please turn to UFUSoft Video Converter.

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How to Convert MKV format to Premiere Pro on Mac?

Step 1. Load original MKV files

Drag MKV files to the program directly. Or go to the “File” menu, choose “Add Video” to locate the MKV files you want to add. You can add several files to do batch conversion.

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Step 2. Select the output format

Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format-Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) for Premiere editing easily.

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Step 3. Start MKV to Premiere conversion on Mac

Click the “Convert” button to start the MKV to MPEG/MOV conversion.

Step 4. Import MKV into premiere for further editing

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import to import converted MKV files in Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing.