The BDMV (Blu-ray Disk Movie) folder that you have copied from the Blu-ray disc or downloaded from the movie download site contains the complete information about the Blu-ray disc contents. BDMV files are convenient to store on the computer, also meet the wishes of high-definition film buffs. To play BDMV folder on Windows or Mac like playing an actual Blu-ray disc, a normal media player is inadequate. It cannot play the Blu-ray menu and pass the AACS protection of the BDMV folder. That means you still need to find a professional BDMV player.
With the help of a BDMV player, you can import the whole BDMV folder to play on the computer. This article will guide you on how to play BDMV folder on your Windows and Mac respectively.
The Best BDMV Player to Play 1080P/4K BDMV on Windows
BlurayVid Blu-ray Player for Windows supports all Blu-ray movies, including BDMV folder, Blu-ray disc, and Blu-ray ISO file. The greatest strength is that it supports playing 4K UHD Blu-ray without any problem. That means if you have downloaded a 4K BDMV folder, which can be large around 50-90 gigabytes, and this Blu-ray Player can play it on your 4K computer screen with the best visual effect.
How to play 1080P or 4K BDMV on Windows with BlurayVid Blu-ray Player? Here are the steps.
Step 1. Install BlurayVid Blu-ray Player and Click on “PC Mode”
Run the Blu-ray player after install. There are two modes to choose from. “TV Mode” allows you to cast the BDMV movie from Windows computer to TV via TV stick. To play BDMV folder on PC, we need to select “PC Mode”.
Step 2. Locate the BDMV Folder and Hit the “Play” Button
All your computer files display in the “My Computer” list. If you have placed your BDMV folder on the desktop, then click on “Desktop” to locate the BDMV file. After you have selected it, click the “Play” button.
Step 3. Enable HDR and Select the Audio/Subtitle Track
While playing the BDMV folder, you can click the “Video Enhancements” button to enhance the visual experience of the Blu-ray movie. You can also click the button next to it to select the audio language and subtitle tracks if the BDMV file contains multiple tracks.
Play BDMV Folder on Mac (MacBook Pro/MacBook Air/iMac)
Playing BDMV on Mac is also very simple as long as you find a BDMV player that is compatible with Mac. You can try Mac Blu-ray Player first. It supports to import 1080P BDMV folder and show its Blu-ray menu. With superior audio technology, Mac Blu-ray Player can output DTS, DTS Master, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, and lossless HD audio such as ALAC.
Step 1. Install and Launch Mac Blu-ray Player
Mac Blu-ray Player runs on every modern macOS from 10.8 to the newest one. It has a clean and friendly interface.
Step 2. Choose the BDMV Folder and Open it
To play BDMV folder on your Mac, just click on “File”-“Open” and choose the BDMV folder that you want to watch. Then click on “Open”.
Step 3. Start to Enjoy BDMV File on Mac
A few seconds after loading, the Blu-ray menu pops up. You can directly click on “PLAY” to play the Blu-ray main movie or select one of the scenes to play.