Windows users do not get to have access to DVD movies anymore. As a matter of fact, technological advancements have made it easier for us to play and stream unlimited content online or download them for free without any hassle whatsoever. Since Microsoft has made Windows Media Player inactive on Windows 10, you will have to pay up to stream your age-old collection of DVD movies.
Besides, it is hard to run or stream DVD movies owing to Windows 10 update problems. However, there are various options that allow you to watch DVD movies on Windows without having to shell out any extra bucks.
In this article, we have listed out a few effective tricks, employing which you may be able to play your DVDs on Windows.
Play DVD movies on Windows using the options listed below
Download Microsoft’s own app which enables DVDs to play on your Windows 10.
You can simply go to Microsoft Store and buy Top DVD players for Windows 10. It also provides you with a trial.
The trial run lasts for seven days. But again this trial does not allow you to actually play your DVDs. It only lets you know if they are compatible with your device’s built-in DVD player. At the end of the trial period, you will have to pay $15 to continue using the app, which is a pretty hefty amount for the software.
Despite its price, it does not have an overall good review.
Two Best ways to play DVD on Windows 10
You can also play DVD movies by downloading a free program that will facilitate this function. The market is a plethora of programs. However two options are the best of the lot.
Using 5k Player
The 5KPlayer is one of the superior options available in the market for playing DVDs on Windows 10. Play DVD with 5KPlayer and get free access to streaming high quality DVD movies.
It is absolutely safe. Besides being bug free, it is also ad free. Now you don’t have to wait for annoying ads to come to an end and for your video to resume.
It plays DVDs not only of selected regions but from all.
This program allows chapters to be selected for playback. It can also add a subtitle file in any preferred language and take screenshots from the ongoing video.
Using Winxdvd Ripper Platinum
The other option, and undoubtedly the best is to digitize DVD to MP4 video with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. It was launched in 2009 by Digitary Software, having the size of 31.4 MB.
This process of conversion is a very safe way as it does not harm the software structure of the PC. It basically copies and transcodes DVD discs, images and videos from DVD. It can convert an ample variety of files, new or old into MP4 so that it can comfortably be supported by Windows 10. The program has the ability to safely convert various DVDs into MP4.
It is available in several languages like English, Japanese, Chinese, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, German, Italian and French.
It is not only restricted to Windows 10 PC but can also convert DVDs to iPad, iPhone, Android, PSP and hundreds of more such devices. It also maintains the quality of the file while converting. The software also boasts of having a stellar speed, and is almost 47x faster than most other devices. It is capable of digitizing a two hour long DVD movie in a short span of 5 minutes.
You can also take screenshots, add subtitles, edit and crop, extract audio and perform several other operations. It is one of the most popular as well as trusted software on the internet.
How to convert files using WinX Windows DVD Ripper Platinum
Step 1: Place your DVD disc into the assorted slide of the drive and launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.
Step 2: You will find output profiles. That will require you to put the format in which you would want your file to be converted. Select ‘MP4’.
Step 3: After your input, click on the ‘RUN’ button and wait for your video to be converted in MP4
With these simple steps you can easily go about using this amazing program and enjoy movies or good old home-made videos that bring back fresh memories.