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Can you play Blu-ray Disc on your laptop?

You can play blu-rays on a laptop with a blu-ray external drive.You can also play blu-rays legally without one backing up theentire blu-ray ISO to the hard drive and playing it with UFUSoftBlu-ray Player. However in order to do so you must have a moderateto go video card to do it with but I would bet that it could bedone with a computer with a 2 GHZ cpu. Please keep in mind that this is legal under fair use which need Iremind you is legal to do if you have a physical copy of theblu-ray disc. Only if your computer has a Blu-Ray drivehttp://www.blu-rayvideoplayer.com/blu-ray-cant-play-on-laptop-can-i-play-blu-ray-on-my-laptop/

Can you play a Blu-ray disc using Windows Media player?

As of 2009-09-09 you can not. Blu-ray discs need software that can decode the material in order to play the Blu-ray disc. Windows Media Player does not have Blu-ray decoding capability. A 3rd party software such as WinDVD can be used to playback Blu-ray discs on Windows computers. There are also hardware requirements to properly display blu-ray movies.

Can you play a Blu-ray disc in a xbox 360?

Not Exactly, If you just put a blue ray disk into your Xbox it won't work but it is possible to play blue ray content on your Xbox just follow this guide: http://www.germsoft.com/BlueRayonXbox.html It shows you how to play blue ray content on your Xbox easy to follow as well.

Can wii play blu ray disc?

Apparently not. At home we have a Wii, PS2, Xbox360 and an LGupconvert DVD player...none of them play Blu Ray discs. We areplanning on buying a PS3, however I've heard the blu-ray supportdevice for it isn't quite there either. I guess we'll be shoppingfor a true blu-ray player. ***sigh*** No. Only Wii discs will work on the Wii. But Blu-Ray discs willwork on a PlayStation 3, since they are the same format, and i justuse UFUWare Blu-ray Toolkit to rip homemade blu ray moviesto Wii for playing.

What kind of tv do you need to play Blu-ray disc?

hello, you don't need any certain type of T.V's you just need a play station 3 or blu ray disc player. you will find a playstation 3 cheaper its about $155 but a blu ray disc player is much more. see yah!!!

Will Blu-ray discs play on a ps2?

No. PS3 will, however, and right now buying a PS3 is cheaper than buying an actual Blue-Ray player. So yeah I'd definitely recommend buying the PS3 if you are wanting to delve into Blue-Ray. Hope this helped! :P

Will a us blu ray disc work on a UK blu ray disc player?

\nIt is unlikely that US material will work on European equipment for two reasons. \n. \nFirst, North America operates on a 60Hz field rate, meaning that images are delivered to the screen 60 times each second. In Europe, the field rate is 50Hz. Color encoding is also different for analog signals. Many European players and monitors will adjust automatically if they see 60Hz content so this problem is not seen often with modern equipment.\n. \nThe second problem is a bigger one. Commercial DVDs and Bluray discs are region coded. A disc that is coded for North America will only work on North American players. Likewise, European discs are restricted to European players. \n. \nSome DVD and Bluray players are region free, meaning they will play any disc from any region. These tend to be professional decks rather than domestic. Also, non commercial discs do not have the region coding and can also be played on any disc.\n. \nThe only way to be sure is to try it and see if your set up works. If it does, then it is a bonus for you.

Can a Blu-ray disc play on a High-Definition TV?

Yes it can and needs an HD television to be seen in the best quality. A Bluray player will also work with standard definition televisions using the analog outputs they usually have. The content will only be seen in standard definition of corurse.

Can you play Blu-ray discs on a regular DVD player?

BluRay discs carry high definition television and therefore store data in a high density format. A standard definition DVD player will not recognise a BluRay disc and will simply report an error if one is loaded.\n. \nOn the other hand, a BluRay player will not only play BluRay discs but will also handle standard DVDs. Most will also recognise and play CD format discs. Most Bluray players will also down convert the HD signal from a BluRay disc so that it can be viewed on a standard definition television. In this case, of course, the image quality will be the same as any other standard definition signal. To benefit from the high definition signal, an HD television is also required.

How can you play a Blu-ray disc on your computer?

In order to play a blu-ray disc on your computer, please make sureyour computer has a blu-ray drive working and installed, so it canplay the blu-ray disc. Then download a blu-ray player software fromthe Internet that is compatible with your blu-ray drive such as MacBlu-ray Player.

Will a Blu-ray disc play on a DVD player?

No. A blue ray disc has a blueray laser to read the HD disc. Also a blueray player needs a spinning reader to read the blueray disc. The spinning reader is also what is used to read DVD's and therefore will read DVD's. A DVD player does not need a blueray laser because the disc can be read without one. If you want a movie in HD but you don't want to buy a whole new player, you can buy a HDVD (HD DVD).A normal DVD player will read that.

Can a Blu-ray disc player play on normal tv?

To watch a Bluray disc in high definition, an HD television is needed. However, almost all Bluray players have an analog, standard definition output that can be connected to televisions that are not HD and do not have HDMI inputs.

Does a computer play a Blu-ray disc?

Both Mac and Windows can't play Blu-ray directly, so you need somethird party software. VLC is a free one which can play somenon-commercial disc.

Blu-ray disc won't play on HDTV?

Does your TV have HDMI, Blue Ray players mostly work on HDTV's with HDMI cable input. Once plugged in make sure your blue ray player is working correctly try turning it on then off again, and after that, if it still doesn't work It might be the disc.

Does a Wii play Blu-ray discs?

A Wii uses DVD drives and outputs only standard definition video so it won't handle Bluray discs at all. Although the Wii has been available for a number of years, there are no published plans to develop and HD version of the console at the time of writing (2010). No doubt the will be an HD version in the future but as the Wii has found its niche in family entertainment and fun games, video quality is not a big concern for most users.

Can you use a Blu-ray disc for a computer?

Yes, it certainly can, if you do have a Blue-ray drive in your computer. If you do not own a Blue-ray Drive in your computer, you will be unable to run it on a computer.

How do you play Blu-ray disc on ps3?

PS3 must be connected to a 1080 p HDTV with an HDMI cable and the setting set for that, then you put the disc in the Drive and click it when it comes on the screen. Without a HDTV with 1080 p and the correct A/V cables you can not play in 1080 p Sony makes it clear in there ads that the 1080 p HDTV and HDMI Cable must be purchased seperately Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately. Copy-protected Blu-ray video discs can only output at 1080p using an HDMI cable connected to a device that is compatible with the HDCP standard. HDMI cable not included. If a device that is not compatible with the HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) standard is connected to the system using an HDMI cable, video and/or audio cannot be output from the system. Due to manufacturing differences, some optical discs may not perform properly.

Can DVD player with upscaling play a Blu-ray disc?

DVD players cannot play Bluray discs. The lasers and the data storage are different so no data can be read from a Bluray disc in a DVD drive. That is the case whether or not there is any up-scaling available in the player. Bluray players on the other hand are quite happy to play DVDs as well as Bluray discs.

Can you play Blu-ray discs on a computer without a Blu-ray drive?

No - Blu-Ray discs are higher resolution than 'standard' discs. The laser in a Blu-Ray player is approximately 2/3 the width of the one in a 'standard' DVD player - enabling each Blu-Ray disc to hold more information. Wikipedia has a comprehensive article on the subject - see related link.

Does xbox 360 play blu ray discs?

No it does not play blu ray discs but it can play regular discs and CDs but no sorry it does not support blu ray. PS3 supports blu Ray but that's a whole different story because blu ray came out AFTER Xbox was released but I guess before PS3 was released.

What do you need to play Blu-ray discs?

A Blu-Ray player is the first requirement. To watch the content in high definition, an HD television with an HDMI connection is needed but a Bluray player can also be connected to a standard definition television using the analog connections. The benefit of HD will be lost, but you are still able to watch the content.

How do you play Blu-ray Disc on Mac?

As the Apple does not make their computer support the Blu-ray playback, you need third party tool to help. So an external Blu-ray drive is necessary. You can use the Samsung SE-506A. In addtion, you also need a Blu-ray Player Software like the Aurora Blu-ray Player, Macgo, DVDFab, etc.

When was the use of Blu-ray discs started?

The beginning of Blu Ray was first announced in 2002, and it was first launched in Japan in 2003. The players for the discs did not become globally available till about 2006, however.

What equipment do you need to play Blu-ray discs?

You will require a Bluray player to play a disc. To watch content in high definition, you will need an HD television with an HDMI connection between them. However, Bluray players have analog outputs to allow a standard definition signal to be connected to non HD televisions.