How to Stream Blu-ray Movies to Android TV via XiaoMi Mi Box?
Q: “Recently, I have bought a new XiaoMi Mi Box, it can cast local videos, photos, music to Android TV smoothly. How can I deal with my Blu-rays, is there any easy way to play Blu-ray movies on XiaoMi Mi Box? Need your help, thanks!”
XiaoMi Mi Box is an excellent streaming device and gaming box powered by Google’s Android TV operating system, which supports playback 4K Ultra HD videos at 60 frames per second, as well as streaming apps including Netflix, HBO, Showtime, YouTube and more directly on the big screen. For Blu-ray fans, you may want to stream your favorite (4K) Blu-ray movies to Android TV via XiaoMi Mi Box, but have no ideas about how to do. Fortunately, this tutorial will share some tips and tricks to get it. Read on to find out more.
Just like you see, there’s no a Blu-ray drive on XiaoMi Mi Bow, so you can’t play Blu-ray discs directly on it. However, it does not need to have one, as there are lots of ways to play Blu-ray movies on XiaoMi Mi Box. A simple way for you is to rip/convert Blu-ray movies to XiaoMi Mi Box compatible video/audio formats via a third party Blu-ray to XiaoMi Mi Box Converter.
To save your time, I suggest you use Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper, which is capable to deal with any (protected) Blu-ray as well as rip/convert Blu-ray to XiaoMi Mi Box compatible H.265 4K MP4 video and H.264 4K MP4 video without losing quality. Besides, this useful Blu-ray Ripping tool also provides presets for Amazon Fire TV, iPad, iPhone, Android Tablet/Phone, PS3/PS4, Xbox 360, Sony TV, and more. For Mac users, please turn to Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper for Mac.
Free Download Blu-ray to XiaoMi Mi Box Converter.
Guide: Rip and Convert Blu-ray Movies to XiaoMi Mi Box for Streaming
Windows Version Brorsoft Blu-ray ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.
Step 1. Load Blu-rayMovies
Install and launch the best Blu-ray to XiaoMi Mi Box Converter, click “Load disc” button to load your Blu-ray movies to this program.
Here, Blu-ray ISO image, Video_TS Folder, DVD discs are supported as well.
Step 2. Choose Output Format
From XiaoMi official website, we have known that it native support video formats as below:
- VP9 Profile-2 up to 4K x 2K @ 60fps
- H.265 HEVC MP-10 at L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 60fps
- H.264 AVC HPat L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 30fps
- H.264 MVC, up to 1080P at 60fps
- Supports HDR10/HLG HDR processing (software upgrade required)
Click Format drop-down menu, and pick up H.264 MP4, H,265 MP4 format from Common Video or HD Video category for XiaoMi Mi Box.
Or you can choose other persets according to your devices.
Tip: You can tap the “Settings” button to adjust the video size to 3840×2160 for 4K TV streaming. In the settings profile window, you also can adjust video frame rate, bitrate, audio codec, audio channel, etc.
Step 3. Start Ripping Blu-rays to XiaoMi Mi Box
With above settings, press the Convert button to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to XiaoMi Mi Box supported video format.
Once finished, you can click Open button to locate the ripped files.
Now, feel free to stream the converted Blu-ray movies from Mi Box to Android TV via Google Cast App. Here is guide on How to Google Cast on your Mi Box.
If you not only wanna rip Blu-rays, but also intend to convert DVD or HD Videos such as 4K XAVC/XAVC-S, MXF, MTS, MKV, WMV, MOV, M4V, AVI for Xiao Mi Mi Box, the all-in-one tool, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac) will be your first and best choice.