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Questions tagged [blu-ray]

Blu-ray is an optical disk storage device capable of holding 25GB of information (or 50GB for dual layer discs), designed to replace the DVD format.

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Adding Macrium Bootable iso to Blu Ray with recovery files

I recently just consolidated my recovery DVD set from five DVD's to one 25 GB Blu-Ray. I am trying to see if I can include the bootable Macrium iso on to the Blu-ray by simply adding it to the ...
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Roku Blu-Ray Playback: Blue Flickering at Bottom of Screen

I got into Blu-Rays about six months ago and I've been "digitizing" them with MakeMKV. I have some Doctor Who Blu-Rays from 2011 that are in MPEG-4, but are interlaced with MBAFF interlacing. I ...
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How to convert 3F2M DTS-MA file to opus

I extracted a mkv file from BDMV with MakeMKV, using this config. I only keep the main audio file. The output mkv has the following tracks: How can it be 5.0 when the cover says 2.0 stereo? bluray....
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Disc burner no longer detected in Ubuntu 16.04.04 kernel 4.4.0-130

So back a while I experienced that my Blu-ray burner suddenly wasn't detected anymore. From kernel 4.4.0-98 and up it just wasn't there. So I just booted kernel 4.4.0-97 every time I needed to burn ...
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Installing AACS Library for VLC on Mac

So I am following these instructions to install support for Blu-ray in VLC 3.0 on Mac OS X. And it says to put the AACS Dynamic Library in the ~/lib folder. However I do not have a lib folder, ...
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Burning to 100 GB BD-RE

I have a Liteon iHBS312 Blu-ray burner and I am using Cyberlink Power2Go version 6.1.0.4715 as the burning software. I recently purchased a Sony 100 GB BD-RE disc (for a data backup), but when I load ...
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Convert BluRay iso to mkv or mp4 without changing resolution? (e.g. using Handbrake)

I've got a .iso file of a BluRay movie, and I want to convert that to a single .mp4 or .mkv file. After searching around I came across this answer to a similar question. But when I use the given ...
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Is there anything in place to sabotage Windows 10 VM guest Blu Ray playback?

I'd like to play back commercial Blu Ray movies on my Linux computer. I'm not terribly enthused about streaming or ripping from MakeMKV or Dump HD. I just want to play straight off the disc and ...
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Is there any way to feed Blu-Rays from a computer/NAS to a remote player?

I would like to serve Blu-Rays from a computer or NAS ("network attached storage") system to multiple televisions in the house. I can have a Blu-Ray player at each TV/monitor/speaker. I just need to ...
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Why every application is freezing after short period of time while accessing optical drive on Windows 10?

On my Windows 10 machine, every application that tries to access my optical drive (Blu-ray writer) gets frozen shortly after a disk was inserted. Reproducing steps: Insert disk (no matter the type, ...
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Ubuntu Blu-ray burner suddenly not detected

Have been using a Blu-ray burner from Asus on Ubuntu with Imgburn via Wine for many years. Then all of the sudden Imgburn says "No devices detected". This has happened either because of an update, or ...
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How to backup large sets of data to a series of Bluray discs reliably?

I have several hundred gigabytes of data to backup and would like to back them up to 25 GB Blu-ray discs. So far I've attempted to use Toast Titanium to accomplish this, but after burning about 5 ...
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Will my Blu-ray drive be able to read a 4K Blu-ray disk?

I have bought an ASUS BC-12D2HT Blu-ray drive for my rarely used Windows 10 computer connected to my TV. To my understanding, the new 4K UHD Blu-ray format stores more data on the disk, and many Blu-...
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Can I write a CD using BD-RE drive

I want to write audio songs on a recordable CD. Can I do that using a BD-RE type of Drive?
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Possible to attach a Blu-Ray writer to VirtualBox on Linux Mint 18 host?

What I don't have: Windows on a machine What I do have: Laptop with USB 3.0 Linux Mint 18.1 64-bit OS (on this laptop) VirtualBox version 5.1.22 + Extension Pack (on this OS) Windows 8.1 guest ...
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Is bluray capable of multisession?

Is Bluray disk capable of multisession writing, in principle? I checked the forums and all major disk burning applications that are supported on Ubuntu do not work with multisession blurays. Could it ...
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How to disable Windows Optical Burning Services on Windows 10

I have calibration power issues with my BluRay RW unit and Nero. In past I have fixed this issue deactivating Windows IMAPI service that is a built in feature that allows you to use udf file system ...
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Why can't the DVD format store FHD 1080p or 720P (given the fact that their storage capacity is more than 4 GB)?

A standard 1080p movie is 4 GB or less with h.264 or h.265. And the size that a dvd format can support is 4.7 Gb.Which means DVD format should store1080p movies. So why do people say that bluray ...
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Blu-Ray reader won't read Blu-Ray discs. no issues reading DVDs

as title. I've tried several Blu-Ray titles and none of them worked. I tried the same discs on the PS3 and no issues playing them. I also tried DVD discs on the Blu-Ray drive and I had no problems ...
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Can I use Bluray as a boot cd?

If so what is the new maximum size of a boot(blueray) cd? Please explain the differences between boot cds and boot blueray cds if possible. If this is not possible please explain why.
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Split large backup on multiple disks while still being able to use each disk individually

I'm intending to back up my photo collection to Blu-ray media(1). The collection is about 840 GB, but no individual file is larger than one Blu-ray disk. In the past, what I have usually done is to ...
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BE14NU40 Blue Ray burner burns one disc and now won't burn any more on Windows 10 Pro?

My LG Blue Ray BE14NU40 burner burned a single disc on a fresh installation of Windows 10 Pro. Now when I put a blank disk in the drive, it does not display the Auto Play "Burn a Disc" dialog. I can ...
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Play Blu-Rays on Windows XP?

I have been having trouble playing Blu-Rays on Windows XP. I have AnyMP4 BluRay toolkit, but it does not play titles and menus correctly. I just gives a list of tracks which makes it difficult to ...
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Cannot get 3D to work with 3D BluRay

I set up a home theater system that's supposed to support 3D. Unfortunately, the 3D content does not appear in 3D, despite all components appearing to work properly. The components, in order from ...
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My blu ray device can read but can't write blu-ray or DVD's

my blu ray device can read media but is unable to write to media. I still haven't tested it with CD's. I also have no Blu rays with any data on them to test it out. However it is capable of reading ...
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Internal desktop ODD as external to laptop

I have been looking for a decent blu-ray burner mainly for backup purposes. It seems as though desktop BD burners have much higher write speed compared to the slim-line ones. I was wondering if I can ...
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DVD+R with H.264 Blu-ray video

I did a video in Adobe Premiere of 16 minutes. I want to put the video in a DVD+R disc so when a person inserts it in the DVD player connected to the TV, it will begin automatically. Therefore I chose ...
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Writing blu-ray disc under linux with UDF only

As I had said in the top, I cannot find it in k3b or other such options it seems to be iso9660 along with UDF instead of pure UDF as is required by the BD spec. So I need to know the best program to ...
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How can I archive files to blueray with redundancy?

Reading recently about facebook's usage/desire to use blu-ray disks for long term cold-storage, I wonder if this might be an additional mechanism to backup my photos and videos. The part that worries ...
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Does converting from DTS-HD MA to AC3 lead to lower quality versus extracting the DTS core?

DTS Core is 1.5 mbps, AC-3 is 640 kbps, but I heard that AC-3 is much more efficient than DTS and that DTS at 1.5 mbps equals AC-3 at 640. However, if the source is DTS-HD MA, extracting the DTS core ...
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Converting internal blu ray drive to external drive

So I have a LG Slim Blu-Ray Combo Drive - SATA CT40N that I'm trying to make work with usb. I have a SATA to usb 3 converter that I plugged into my surface pro 3. Drive seems to get sufficient power ...
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5.25" internal blu-ray drive manafactures

I'm looking for a list of 5.25" internal blu-ray drive manufactures. I'm specifically talking about manufactures that sell what they manufacture. Not re-branded stuff. For example seasonic ...
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Blu-ray drives vs burners

Would there be any inherent benefit of using a burner for reading a Blu-ray disk vs just a regular drive? Like more memory, more power, etc.. It seems logical that a device that also had the ...
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Stream blu-ray player to PC

I'm looking into buying a Blu-ray player and I want to stream it over my home network so I can be able to watch Blu-Rays anywhere in the house with any laptop or desktop. (Running windows 10) I've ...
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How to sync subtitle from DVD to Bluray

If i have .srt subtitle for DVDrip movie . Is there any tool or program to sync it to work properly with the same movie in bluray format ? I'm not professional in this field so i want the most ...
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Is it safe to use a SATA to USB enclosure with a Blu-ray drive?

I have an ASUS N56JR laptop, and I’ve just replaced the optical drive (Blu-ray reader/DVD writer combo) with an HDD caddy. This allowed me to install an SSD into the primary hard disk drive slot, and ...
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Is there a guide to which Blu-ray media can be burned by manufacturers?

Is there a guide to which Blu-ray media can be burned by manufacturers? For example, can you advise me which computer drives (internal and/or external) can record on this media: Japanese import ...
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Pioneer BDR-207D disappeared after Windows 10 upgrade

My blu-ray player has vanished after the upgrade. It doesn't show up at all in the device manager. Tried running the firmware update tool for the blu-ray player, but it says it can't find a device (of ...
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Should I backup to optical disc and why? [duplicate]

I am considering including duplicating to bluray once or twice a year into my backup strategy and would appreciate input on pros and cons. Advantages I assume: immune to EMP/electric surge ...
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Are there any benefits to buying high write speed Blu-ray disks?

There are many different type of blu ray disc out there, the hestitation to buy was started from read/write speed of a blu ray disc. I'm looking for Verbatim/Memorex/Sony disc, the most common read ...
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Backup laptop with Clonezilla to an external Blu-ray

I want to back up my Windows laptop to an external blu ray (LG BE14NU40); however, I can't get Clonezilla to recognize the blu-ray as a target. I can see the drive show up in dmesg when I toggle the ...
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Convert & Burn M2TS files into DVD format WITHOUT LOSS

I have my marriage film (Resolution: 1080p /Format: .m2ts / File size: 7 GB) on a bluray disc which I ripped in my HDD with this software that I found on forums. The thing is that I want to make some ...
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Is special hardware needed to install a Blu-ray player on a PC?

I heard on the TechSupportGuy forums that you need a special hardware or chipset to watch Blu-ray videos or something like that, one user noted. I see Blu-rays on eBay that connect simply through the ...
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Bought a slot-loading BD-RE drive, but it spits out every disc I feed it without spinning. What do?

I bought an internal UJ-267 (slot-loading BD-RE) drive, and I put it into my laptop. The trouble is that whenever I insert a disc into it (whether it's a CD or a DVD; I don't have a BD around to try ...
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Lower maximum capacity of external hard drive

I am attempting to make the maximum size of my seagate hard drive smaller (it is 5TB and I want it to be 2TB). I have a blu ray player that onlys sees 2<=TB drives. I have tried all of the ...
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How to play DTS audio file in Sony Bluray player?

I have a Sony Bluray Player Model: BDV-E3200 (Asian). I have 5.1ch audio files with .dts extension (DTS format) in my PC. How to play the .dts audio files on the bluray player? I have these methods ...
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How to extract Blu-ray audio without any conversion?

As avconv (forked from ffmpeg) said, the format of Blu-ray audio stream is called pcm_bluray, but why most of the tutorials say using -acodec pcm_s**le flag (** depends on its sample rate)? Are they ...
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Can internal Blu Ray drives rip region-locked Blu Ray discs from other regions?

I would like to purchase a Blu Ray disc from the United States and then use an European Blu Ray reader (internal PC drive) to rip it. Is this possible?
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Are there really audio-video sync issues when playing Blu-ray movies on a pc?

I would like to buy a Blu-ray player for my next PC; it would be an internal one that I would then use with a software like PowerDVD. My monitor will be a Dell U2415, with a 16:10 aspect ratio and ...
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How to determine whether Blu-ray disc is HTL or LTH?

With a blank Blu-ray disc inserted into a Blu-ray burner drive, how can I determine whether the disc is HTL or LTH?