” have recently updated my PC to Windows 8.1.1, it still can’t play DVD and Blu-ray, how can I make them work? Anyone have any suggestions on this? What do you use to play commercial (encrypted) Blu-ray discs in Windows 8.1 PC?”
The first comprehensive update of Windows 8 has recently been released by Microsoft which takes a new step of Windows operating system. With more than 800 functions updated, Windows 8.1 provides you a more user friendly UI and a more comfy experience on the PC. Yet with the mighty Windows 8.1, the PC still fails to play Blu-ray discs and DVDs directly(Since the release of Windows 8, Microsoft has removed the playback function of DVDs). Nevertheless, the renowned UFUSoft has released a fantastic Windows 8.1 Blu-ray Player to fit this bill. So check out the brand new Windows 8.1 system.
Before you move on to machine, you also need to take into account the hardware limitations that you might come across. Foremost, you need to have a Blu-ray drive in your PC, laptop or notebook that will take care of the hardware part. Traditionally, laptops and desktop computers don’t ship with a Blu-ray drive (unless you go for a high-end purchase), so you’ll probably need a separate drive for that.
Then comes the software part. The free player like Windows Media Player, VLC Player, etc don’t have Blu-ray decrypting function and not support playing Blu-ray movies. So this UFUSoft will be the best and easiest solution for you. With this wonderful player, you are allowed to play any Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder and Blu-ray ISO image files. Plus, this wonderful video playing application can easily help you enjoy any wonderful HD video with best watching experience. You can fully enjoy 1080p videos. Now I will show you how to enjoy Blu-ray files on Windows 8.1 PC/Laptop/Notebook with this Windows 8.1 Blu-ray Player step by step.
Step 1: Install UFUSoft Blu-ray Player for Windows 8.1
If you want to enjoy the Blu-ray movies on Windows 8.1 PC/Laptop/Notebook, you need to install a Blu-ray drive on your computer. And then install to your computer.
Step 2: Load Blu-ray Disc to the program
Insert your Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray driver. Next, open your Blu-ray movie by just pressing the “Open Disc” in the main interface to select Blu-ray drive and then click “OK” button to load the Blu-ray directly. You can now enjoy your Blu-ray movies on Windows 8.1 PC/Laptop/Notebook. (Tip: When you want to play the Blu-ray ISO image file, you need to load Blu-ray ISO image file to the virtual drive firstly, the open method is the same with loading Blu-ray disc.)
Another option is to load Blu-ray folder, you can click “Open File” button to directly select the Blu-ray folder and click “OK” button, now you can watch the Blu-ray movie on Windows 8.1 PC/Laptop/Notebook.
Step 3: Define the audio/video track
With this wonderful Windows 8.1 Blu-ray Player Software, you are allowed to define the audio/video track, audio channel, playing screen size and choose the specific title/chapter in the “Controls > Title/Chapter” column and so on. Plus, with the “Snapshot” function, you can capture your favorite Blu-ray images and save in the format of JPEG, PNG, and BMP.
Step 4: Start to play Blu-ray on your Windows 8.1
After all above settings, you can click “Play” button to enjoy your favorite at home with wonderful video quality. If you want to stop playing the Blu-ray disc, you only need click Stop Button and eject the Blu-ray movie.