watch Blu-ray movies on HP Chromebook x2 without optical drive
Have no ideal how to play Blu-ray movies on HP Chromebook x2, just rip Blu-ray into compatible digital formats for playing on HP Chromebook x2 with built-in video player
Chromebook is a new, faster computer which starts in seconds and offers thousands of apps. It has built-in virus protection and backs up your stuff in the cloud. However, for people who plan to watch movies stored on Blu-ray disc with HP Chromebook x2, you may be disappointed to find that the HP Chromebook x2 doesn’t has a built-in Blu-ray drive to read the data on Blu-ray disc, in addition, Google does not licensed any software to be included in Chromebook with the ability to play commercial Blu-ray disc. Do all those facts mean that it is impossible to watch Blu-ray movies on HP Chromebook x2, the answer is definitely no. Just ripping Blu-ray into digital file formats, you will then be able to watch the converted files on HP Chromebook x2 with its built-in video player or VLC media player.
The x2’s compelling design makes it simple to shift from laptop to tablet and back. Stylus and keyboard included. The touchscreen looks good and is responsive. It has two cameras, and great speakers. There’s a sufficient array of ports and connections. Battery life is respectable.
Supported media formats on HP Chromebook x2
Although the video playback capability and effect of HP Chromebook x2 is not that satisfactory when compared with Windows, Mac and Linux platform. However, the video player app on Chromebook still has the ability to deal with the following file formats: .3gp. .avi, .mov, .mp4, .m4v, .m4a, .mp3, .mkv, .ogv, .ogg, .oga, .webm, .wav
Unfortunately, you will have no luck with MKV and also limited luck with MP4 for playing on HP Chromebook x2. The good news is that VLC, one of the best free programs for local media playback, now runs on HP Chromebook x2, in addition, the app works with all video and audio files supported by other versions of VLC, including MKV, DVD ISO files, and FLAC.
Rip Blu-ray for HP Chromebook x2
How to watch Blu-ray on HP Chromebook x2 without optical drive? To get Blu-ray movies played on Chromebook, you will need a special Blu-ray Ripper software to assist you to rip Blu-ray into HP Chromebook x2 or VLC playable file formats. The program we recommend here is called Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, which has full support for both Blu-ray disc, BDMV folder and ISO image file, you can easily convert Blu-ray into HP Chromebook x2 video player app supported file formats or VLC playable file formats with ease.
Free download Blu-ray to HP Chromebook x2 Converter
Rip Blu-ray with subtitles
To assist you better understand the Blu-ray movies, the program offers advanced Blu-ray subtitle features. You can select desired subtitles from internal Blu-ray movies, enable forced subtitles when the actors is speaking foreign languages or add external srt/ass/ssa subtitle to Blu-ray movies when the original Blu-ray movies doen’t contain your desired subtitle languages.
How to Rip Blu-ray Movies for HP Chromebook x2 Playback?
Step 1: Load Blu-ray movies into the best Blu-ray Ripper.
Insert your Blu-ray disc into an external Blu-ray drive, then run the program on your computer, click “Load Disc” > to load Blu-ray disc into the top Blu-ray ripping program. You can also load BDMV folder or IFO/ISO image file into the program.
Step 2: Define output file format.
Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select one of HP Chromebook x2 playable formats listed above such as “H.264 Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.
Step 3: Set Blu-ray subtitles.
Select desired subtitles
Check the movie titles you want to rip, click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles into the Blu-ray will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.
Step 5: Start the conversion process.
Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom “Convert” button to backup Blu-ray movie to HP Chromebook x2 video player or VLC playable formats conversion process.
When the conversion is completed, click “Open” button on the best Blu-ray Ripper main interface to pop out the folder with converted files. Then you will have no problem to play your favorte Blu-ray movies on HP Chromebook x2.