Blu-ray movies and Xbox 360

  • Q1: Can my xbox 360 play blu ray?
  • Q2: Is the Xbox 360 kinect a blu ray player too?
  • Q3: does xbox 360 play blu ray discs

Many users want to know if the Xbox 360 can play Blu-ray movies. Actually, Xbox 360 does not have a Blu-ray player installed in it. Gamers are able to play blu-ray movies on an Xbox by running a Blu-ray converter and changing the settings to advanced in the menu.

Xbox 360

Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper is an ideal one. It cracks and converts Blu-ray and DVD movies for Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox 360 Slim. It has been updated with presets for Xbox 360 in the latest version. These presets cover WMV of 640*480, 1280*720 and 1920*1080 full HD. The presets are featured with flexible video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sampling rate, and audio channels. The software allows users to decide which codec (wmv1, wmv2, wmv3, vc-1, wmav1, wmav2, wmav3) to use and adjust bit rate up to get higher quality videos. 5.1 surround sounds can be attained as well.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to convert Blu-ray movies for Xbox 360

Step 1: Run the Best Blu-ray to Xbox 360 Converter, and load the source Blu-ray movie file into it.

Step 2: Select WMV10/WMAPro HD output format. Click on the drop-down list at the opposite side of “Format”, and then choose “Zune/Xbox 360 device” > “Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv)”. The format generates 720p WMV video with WMAPro 5.1 surround sound for Xbox 360 to playback.

Xbox 360 Preset

If you prefer 1080p Full HD quality, press “Settings” and set video size to “1920×1080”, and set bitrate up.

Step 3: Start ripping Blu-ray/DVD to Xbox 360 supported WMV. Click “Convert” button to rip Blu-ray to Xbox 360.

Once the ripping task is finished, you can click “Open” button at the bottom of the main interface to get the output WMV files for streaming Blu-ray movie to Xbox 360. If you’re not familiar with Xbox video streaming, click to see how to setup Xbox 360 as Media Center Extender.

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