Many people who use Macbook Pro have complained that their Mac can’t play Blu-ray discs. It’s very natural since Sony has license on Blu-ray and Apple products don’t ship with Blu-ray playback. It’s a pity that you have an awesome computer with a fantastic screen but can’t enjoy your Blu-ray discs with it. However, you don’t have to feel depressed for we have the best solution here for you to play Blu-ray on Macbook Pro.
First of all, you should check or prepare the following things to make the Blu-ray playback on Mac possible.
1. Blu-ray requires fairly robust and reliable hardware for the smooth playback, so we suggest you upgrade your components on your computer to get better effect. The system requirements is Mac OS 10.6 or Higher, including OS X El Capitan (10.11). Intel Core2 Duo 2.4GHz processor or higher; 512 MB RAM or higher are recommended. Free disk space should be at least 250 MB.
2. Mac’s built-in SuperDrive doesn’t support Blu-ray, so you need to get yourself one external Blu-ray drive (USB ≥ 2.0).
3. Blu-ray Player software (UFUWare Mac Blu-ray Player): Blu-ray discs are encoded with programming beyond that of a normal DVD, so you must have proper blu-ray player software installed on your Macbook Pro.
Note: If it is the first time you play the Blu-ray discs or files with UFUWare Blu-ray player, Internet connection is a must for the decryption needs support from database.
How to Play Blu-ray Disc Movies on MacBook Pro with Blu-ray Player for MacBook Pro?
Step 1: Install and run the Blu-ray Player for MacBook Pro
Download and install UFUWare Mac Blu-ray Player on your MacBook Pro. Launch the program after installation.
Step 2: Load your Blu-ray disc
Connect the BD drive to your MacBook Pro with USB interface. Insert the Blu-ray disc to the BD drive. Click Open Disc and load the disc you have inserted.
Step 3: Load Blu-ray folder/file
If you have made backup of Blu-ray disc, you can skip the second step and click Open File and load the Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO Image file to the MacBook Pro Blu-ray Player program.
Step 4: Adjust the movie by yourself
If you want to get better playing effect on this player, you can make following adjustments according to your own wish. After loading Blu-ray, you are allowed to choose audio tracks and subtitles freely. And there are more audio settings if you click Audio in the tool menu. Under Video column, you are offered with choices for video track, subtitle track, screen aspect ratio and deinterlacing.