Windows Media Center won’t Play Blu Ray Solutions: How to Play Blu-Ray in WMC on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP
Windows Media Center, with short form of WMC, is a digital video recorder and media player developed by Microsoft. Windows Media Center allows users to view and record live television, as well as organize and play music, videos, CDs and DVDs. WMC is included in various versions of Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate, and all editions of Windows 7 except for Starter and Home Basic. It is also available for Windows 10, Windows 8 Pro as an add-on.
Windows Media Center is very powerful application except it cannot play Blu-Ray disc movies or Blu-Ray folder or Blu-Ray ISO. When you have problems of playing DVDs in Windows Media Center, check if your DVD is Blu-Ray disc or contains Blu-Ray movies.
How can we play Blu-Ray movies on computer if Windows Media Center won’t play Blu-Ray disc movies? This article introduces two solutions to play Blu-Ray in Windows Media Center. Method one is to convert Blu-Ray movies to HD WMV to play Blu-Ray with Windows Media Center. Method two is to hire a thrid party Blu-Ray player to play Blu Ray disc on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP.
Method one, converting Blu-Ray movies to HD WMV enables you to play, backup Blu Ray disc on computer. Method two enables you to play Blu Ray videos with Blu Ray quality on computer without conversion, however, this method requires an external Blu-Ray drive in order to play on Computer.