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Microsoft excludes Windows Media Center from Windows 10 and doesn’t bring it back to Windows 11. Accordingly, Windows 10 and Windows 11 lack a native DVD playback capability, let alone the Blu-ray playback. Fortunately, there are always solutions out there that allow us to watch DVDs on Windows 11 for free. But what if you want to play Blu-ray discs on Windows 11 since it still can not play Blu-ray directly? Yeah, with the pulling of suppot for the software on Windows 11, it become more difficult to play Blu-ray discs on your Windows 11 PC.

As for media support, Windows 11 gets native support for MKV and High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC). But still there is no Bly-Ray playback support. However, that doesn’t mean you have to live without Blu-Ray movies with Windows 11. There are plenty of free Blu-Ray player for Windows 11. This article introduces professional & free Blu-Ray Player for Windows 11 and a detailed guide to help you watch, open, play Blu-Ray on Windows 11 easily.

Note: The first thing you need is to get a Blu-ray drive or Blu-ray disc player. There are plenty of them available, and they’ll work with the Windows PCs without any problem. Note that the DVD drive cannot play Blu-ray discs.

How to play Blu-ray disc movies on Windows 11?

Method 1: Play Blu-ray Discs on Windows 11 with VLC Player for free

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. And by adding AACS and BD+ DRM libraries and keys, VLC can play most of Blu-Ray movies. Here is a complete guide on how to enable VLC to play Blu-Ray on Windows 11.

Play Blu-ray discs on Windows 11 with VLC Player

Other alternatives for playing Blu-ray discs include KMPlayer, which is almost as versatile as VLC Player, and Daum PotPlayer.

These apps are free by avoiding the licensing requirements for Blu-ray playback software; instead, the technology has been reverse engineered. You may find that there is no support for 3D Blu-ray movies, because that encryption has not yet been reverse engineered.

Method 1: Rip Blu-ray discs for playing on Windows 11

Besides using the third party optical player to play Blu-ray discs on Windows 11, you can also choose to rip Blu-ray discs to digital video formats for playback without any limitation. There are many programs out there that allow you to make copies of your Blu-rays and let you watch them the way you want to view them. One of best options is aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper(Windows 11 compatible), which is one of the powerful Blu-ray Rippers and converters in the market today. It has the ability to rip convert any commercial and homemade Blu-ray including DVDs to any format that you think of. These formats include AVI, MOV, MKV, M4V, FLV, 3GP, MPG, ASF, VOB, TS, HD MP4, HD AVI, HD MKV, HD WMV, HD MOV, MP3, WAV, AC3, AAC, MKA, OG among others. It Performance is a comparison to a common Blu-ray Ripper. By just a single click, you can rip your Blu-ray disc movies with fast speed and high quality.
It also provides optimized output formats for iPhone 13, Samsung/Google/LG/HTC/Sony smart phones and many other devices.

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The Steps of ripping Blu-ray on Windows 11:

1. Insert Blu-ray disc into your BD drive and launch aPubsoft Blu-ray Ripper.
2. Add the files you want to convert and select your preferred output format.
3. Click “Convert” button to start the Blu-ray ripping process.
When finished locate your output folder and enjoy your Blu-ray movies.

Blu-ray Ripper for Windows 11

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