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How to Play DVD on WD TV Live/Plus/Hub/Streaming

by Edwin Liu | April 22, 2013 17:48 PM (updated 02/25/2016)
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WD TV Live Media Player series include WD TV Live (1st gen), WD TV Live Plus, WD TV Live Hub and WD TV Streaming. All of them can play HD videos from home network and the Internet on big screen TV and support almost all popular file formats including AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264).

If you are a DVD collector, and a WD TV Live user, you can consider ripping movie contents off DVD discs onto your computer hard drive, network drive or hub drive, and then stream them by WD TV Live to your big screen TV over network for playback.

Download Aimersoft DVD Ripper for free and follow the easy guide below to rip DVD for WD TV Live/Plus/Hub/Streaming:

  1. Insert DVD disc into the slot of your PC and launch the program. Then hit “Load DVD” to load DVD files.

  2. Extend the drop-down menu Profile, and the conversion profile window will show. Next, move you cursor over the Common Video option, then choose the proper container for your WD TV Live. For your reference:
    • DVD-Video Format (*.vob): Keep the original quality and convert DVD in a comparatively higher speed and will let you enjoy the output intact quality of video image but the output size is much larger.
    • H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video Format (*.avi): Common video format that can compress DVD video in DVD-level resolution output.
    • MKV (Matroska) Video (*mkv): Save multi-language audio tracks and multi subtitles, allow you choose the language as you prefer.
  3. Tips: Aimersoft DVD Ripper also offers HD VOB and HD AVI conversion profiles, if you want better out quality, you can choose .vob and .avi of HD Video Format. The output quality of HD Video is better than the Common Video, but they can’t be real HD indeed.

  4. Before ripping, you can hit “Edit” to edit the source DVD titles to a much better visual effect. You can trim, crop, watermark video and adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.

  5. Tap “Start” to start converting DVD. After that you can play the copied DVD video on WD TV Live/ Plus/ Tub/ Streaming with ease.


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