Do Blu-ray Players Support Playing WMV Files

Hi I would like to know if WMV files are a standard in blu-ray players?

Wanna know if it is possible to play WMV on Blu-ray player natively or need do some preparation work. Read this article, you may find the answer.

To watch WMV movies on Blu-ray player, first, update the firmware of the player to the latest version please. Then have a try. If it still doesn’t work, it may due to the format codec. So, the point here is if WMV files are a standard in Blu-ray players.

We searched what video codecs will Blu-ray support. SMPTE VC-1 – standard based on Microsoft’s Windows Media Video (WMV) technology is listed although, it means Blu-ray discs can be encoded with VC-1 and VC-1 is based on WMV. That is NOT the same thing as saying that any old WMV file will play in a Blu-ray player. Obviously, we may fail to watch WMV movies on Blu-ray disc player via USB device.

Fortunately, Brorsoft Video Converter for Windows/Mac can help you quickly solve the issue. With the application, you can convert virtually any file formats like WMV, AVI, FLV, MTS, MOV, MXF, MP4, MKV, you like with the resolution of 4K/HD/SD to Blu-ray player supported video/audio formats and codecs. It ensures fast encoding speed and excellent output quality.

How to convert WMV to Blu-ray Player format

1. Launch the WMV converter, and you can either click “Add” button to import your videos files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.

2. Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down options, choose to output the format or codec that’s can be played on USB compatible Blu-ray disc players. AVI, MP4 are the common supported formats by Samsung/Sony/LG Blu-ray player.

Tip: By clicking the Settings button beside Profile, you can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

3. Finally, back to the main interface and click the big “Convert” button to start encoding MP4 to Blu-ray Player compatible videos.

After the conversion, click the “Open” button to locate the converted files and then transfer the generated files to your USB drive, plug the USB drive into your Blu-ray Player’s USB port for playing WMV files on Blu-ray Player with ease.

Related Guides:
Workaround to QuickTime Player Not Play AVI on Mac
Tricks for Playing AVI Files on WD TV

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