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1.1 Play DVD on Mac
1.2 Play DVD on TV
1.3 Play DVD on Blu-ray Player
1.4 Play DVD on Wii
1.5 Play DVD on PS4
1.6 Play DVD on PS3
1.7 Play DVD on Xbox 360
1.8 Play DVD on Xbox One

Two Ways of Playing DVD File on PS4/PS3

I buy a PS4 for game playing. I searched the PS4 usage, and find that it supports DVD playback. But I can no find any buttons to insert the DVD disc. Anyone can help?
Watch DVD on PS4

PS4, also named as PlayStation 4 is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. As the successor to the PS3, this game console can operate the multimedia features apart from video game playing. PS4 enables you to watch Blu-ray, DVD and 3D video files. However, CD is not supporting, but custom music and video files can be played from DLNA servers and USB drivers with the Media Player app. In this page, we will focus two ways to let you watch DVD files on your PS4/PS3.

How to watch DVD disc on PS4 directly

PS4 can play DVD directly, but there are two limitations that you need to bear:

1. PS4 cannot play DVD out of the box, so you need to install the update software first to update PS to 1.50.

2. Not all DVD files are supported to watch with PS4, and you need to check out the following list to see if your DVD files are supported:

Supported DVD Not supported DVD DVD may damage PS4
DVD-ROM
DVD-R/RW*2 (video mode, VR mode*3)
DVD+R/RW*2
DVDs that have not been finalized 1. 8 cm discs
2. Non-circular discs, such as discs in the shape of a card, star, or heart
3. Discs that are cracked or deformed, or discs that have been repaired

1 Update PS4 update software 1.50

Connected your PS4 to internet, go to the function screen, select "Settings" > "System Software Update", and update to the latest system software 1.50. The update software is 3.8M, so you had better get a good internet connection.

2 Insert DVD disc into PS4

Insert a DVD disc into PS4. Here you can insert the purchased DVD disc with protection and copied DVD.

3 Watch DVD on PS4

In the pop-up main interface, select disc icon and press the Play button.

You can check and follow the playback functions below to watch the DVD disc on PS4 easily.

PowerDVD Media Player

How to play all DVD folder on PS4

From the above description, you may know that PS4 can play DVD discs. If you want to play DVD folder in VOB file, does PS4 support? The answer is no. PS4 can play video files, but the video formats are limited as the following list:

MKV Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2
Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
AVI Video: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2
Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
MP4 Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 5.2 (PlayStation®4 Pro only)
Audio: AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), LPCM
MPEG-2 PS Video: MPEG2 Visual
Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), LPCM
MPEG-2 TS Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2, MPEG2 Visual
Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
AVCHD (.m2ts, .mts)
XAVC S™ (.mp4)

At this point, for watching all DVD discs and DVD folder, you need to a video converter to help you make it. Free Video Converter is the tool that helps you convert VBO file to PS4 compatible video formats.

What you need: Free Video Converter, USB storage device

1 Convert VOB to PS4

Run Free Video Converter on your computer, add VOB file, and select the output file as MKV or AVI, or MP4, etc. PS4 compatible formats. Then just click "Convert" to start the converting process.

2 Insert USB storage to PS4

Put all converted VOB files in a folder with the USB storage device for PS4 system recognizes it.

3 Watch DVD folder on PS4

After that, go to the main menu of PS4, select "Video" and find your USB drive, select "Display All" to watch the video files on your PS4.

Also, you could select the video files, and press the triangle button > "Copy" to transfer the movies to your PS4 drive, and then you can watch the movies directly on PS4.

Here the conclusion can be made that PS4 can play DVD files, but for watching all types of DVD files, you need to take some efforts to make it. But the ways is as easy as possible.

Similarly, if you want to play DVD on Wii, come to How to play DVD on Wii.

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May 17, 2018 07:00 / Updated by to Video Converter