Rip and Stream Blu-ray to HDTV via Google Chromecast 2

Chromecast 2 offers a wireless gateway to video, music, photos and apps that make your television the center of the internet. If you want to stream the local video, music,photos and even web pages from your PC or Mac to Chromecast, which then will be displayed on the HDTV, use Google Chrome browser to send those items to Chromecast with the Google Cast extension. It’s simple and limited, but it works if you want to share information with the rest of the room without passing around your computer.

Astute Chromecast 2 users have already figured out that the Chromecast 2 can stream AVI, MPEG, and MP4 video files from computer, then is there any way to stream Blu-ray movies to Chromecast 2 from computer to TV? Any decent solution? What you can do is to rip Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 compatible format like MP4 and then use the Chromecast’s local playback workaround to stream the movies to Chromecast 2. In the following tutorial, two different parts of how to rip stream Blu-ray to Google Chromecast 2 will be elaborated. One is about how to rip Blu-ray movie to Chromecast 2; the other is about how to stream Blu-ray to Google Chromecast 2.

To get the work done, you need to get some help from third-party software. If you haven’t yet got a Blu-ray ripping tool, you can try Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. It works as the best Blu-ray to Chromecast converter for you. With this program, you can rip Blu-rays and re-encode Blu-ray movies to MP4, MKV format for Chromecast 2 without quality loss, and you don’t have to worry about the failure to rip copy-protected Blu-ray anymore as the program supports Blu-ray decryption. 

Besides, it can easily convert any DVDISO, SD/HD/4K H.265, MOV, AVI and more videos to Chromecast 2 compatible formats for TVs. Plus, it offers other output formats for playing on portable devices like iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, Kindle Fire 7, iPad Pro, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, etc.


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Tutorial: Cast Blu-ray movies to Chromecast 2 from computer

Step 1. Insert movie disc into the Blu-ray drive, on the software, click “Load file(s)” button to import Blu-ray disc. After the files are loaded, you can preview them on the right and take snapshots of any movie scenes.

Step 2. Click Format and set the output video format as .mp4, .mpg, or . avi from Common Video.


1. If you like to tweak a little, in the settings, you are allowed to change the frame rate, resolution, bitrate and other specifications of the videos, if the tech terms look taunting to you, proceed to the next step.

2. Before conversion, you may want to trim the unnecessary parts from the movie.

Step 3. Click “Start conversion” button to rip Blu-ray to Chromecast 2 for streaming. Once the conversion finished, try to open a new tab in chrome and drag a converted movie to the address bar, and use Google cast to send the movie to Chromecast 2 for enjoyment on your TV’s big screen.

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