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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UDF formatting a BD-RE under Linux - media type “bdr” unknown?

This is on Ubuntu 20.04.1, Pioneer BDR-XS07, 50 GB BD-RE (multiple discs from different vendors tested). Formatting the disc with UDF version 2.50 works: $ sudo mkudffs --utf8 --blocksize=2048 --...
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Is it possible to create a Windows 7 System Image, to multiple Blu Ray (BD-R) discs? If so, how?

Is it possible to create a Windows 7 System Image, using Microsoft's built in Backup and Restore feature, to multiple, write once, Blu Ray (BD-R) optical discs? If so, how? In Windows 7, when ...
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Mounting a blu-ray disk on arch linux

I'm trying to mount a blu-ray disk on arch linux and so far I'm failing. According to google, my reader is capable of reading blu-ray and wodim also detects the device. $ wodim dev=/dev/sr0 -prcap ...
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VLC gets java headless error on Blu-ray discs

I have been using VLC for a long time, watching Blu-rays but unable to access the menus due to a "Java not found" type of error. My environment is Fedora 32, x64 I installed the library ...
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BluRay-R, DVD+R, DVD-R [closed]

I am presently saving data on DVD+R was always told to use +R, but never knew why. I am looking into possibly upgrading to BluRay, but can only find -R writable discs: What is the difference between ...
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Using udfutils to create a data BD-R image on Linux

I'm attempting to script burning data Blu-ray media for a large collection of files. I want to generate image files on one server to be burned onto BD-R DL (50GB) media at a later point on another ...
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Ffmpeg bluray option

let's take for example I got this https://nyaa.si/view/1235388 According to FFmpeg usage to take Bluray as input we can use ffmpeg -i bluray:"path/to/bluray/" -map 0 -c copy -c:a flac remuxed-bluray....
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Can I put a Blu-Ray burner in a USB DVD enclosure?

The 5.25" DVD burner in my old USB enclosure is going out, and I'm wondering if it would work to put a Blu-Ray burner in it, or if I should stick with a replacement DVD burner. Is there any ...
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My BD Writer is not working and crashes Windows Explorer

So I bought a new desktop PC with a BD Writer (Asus BW-16D1HT). The thing is that although reads DVDs, when a I try to install a game (Age of Mythology DVD ROM) it crashes Windows Explorer and do ...
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Does a blu-ray reader perform better at recovering faulty CD-R / DVD-R's?

I have some old, partially unreadable CR-R's and DVD-R's. I tried many CD and DVD drives using recovery tools like isopuzzle and so on, but unfortunately there are still missing sectors. Back in the ...
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How can I remount an ejected and unmounted AudioCD on external USB Bluray drive on Mac?

I am trying to copy my entire CD collection (roughly 200 disks) to MP3s. I use XLD for that task but after a CD is done ripping it disappears completely from the MacOS (10.14) as if it was not even in ...
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Why is the length of the same movie different?

Currently I am digitizing my collection of DVDs. Some of the DVDs have a scratch and cannot be read perfectly. When this occurs I am downloading this DVD from the internet and try to recover the ...
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Can Nero SecurDisc Surface Scan be rerun after the disc had been burned?

I burned a double layered BD-R disc (UDF file system), it finished successfully then in the midst of the surface scan run I had a power outage before it had the time to finish. All of the data was ...
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Why might a laptop suddenly stop recognizing blank bluray discs?

Said laptop had/has an external BluRay drive that I back some folders up to once a month to create a historical archive of sorts of files that change month to month. This setup has been working for 3 ...
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How to navigate DVD and BD menus in VLC with keyboard?

At least with blu-rays I'm experiencing mouse-offset, with some releases I can't select menu elements at all (rendering also may be partially broken). Being able to navigate using keyboard would solve ...
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rescue data of scrachted bluray/dvd with broken toc/index

My goal is to rescue data from a scratched/broken Blu-ray (probably similar to DVD) I used Linux with ddrescue and recovered 98% of the blocks during its first run: ddrescue -n -b2048 /dev/sr1 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...