How to Play DVDs in Windows 10

Have you ever wanted to watch DVD on Windows 10? Fortunately, there are several different solutions that you can use now. You are probably wondering why something like that is complicated when live in the world of advanced technology. Well, the first reason for that is simple. Unfortunately, the Windows 10 Media Player does not support regular DVDs.

You will probably talk with people and see how they solved this disadvantage of Windows 10. We have noticed that many of them use Microsoft’s Windows DVD Player app. This app is not for free and it costs $15. Yet, if you check the reviews of this app, you will see a huge number of negative reviews.

That’s why we want to suggest some third-party programs that will make your life a lot easier.

1. WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

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If you want to digitize DVD to MP4 video, then software such as WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is a perfect choice for you. There are various reasons for that. The first thing you should know is that this software supports newly-released and old DVD movies. Despite that, it also accepts kids DVD, workout DVD, homemade DVD, and TV series DVD. It also can remove DVDs with encryption such as 99-title, region-code, CSS encryption and new UOP, Disney X-projects, Sony ArccOs, and many more.

Despite Windows 10, this software can convert DVD videos to iPhone, Android, IPad, TV, etc.

Finally, the good thing that most of the users will like is that you can save the digital DVD in various places. For example, you can save it to DVD in computer, hard drive, and USB. It allows you to watch DVD on Windows without using DVD drive.

You need to know through three different steps before ripping DVD to Mp4 on Windows 10.

  1. First of all, you need to put the DVD disc in the drive. After that you have to launch WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.
  2. After you do that, you will see the option “MP4” which you need to click
  3. Finally, you click RUN and you that’s all.

Does this sound complex? We are it doesn’t. That’s why we suggest this software. It is very easy-to-use even if you are not a programming geek. We attached the link where you can find out more about this software.

2. VLC Media Player

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There are two different reasons why VLC Media Player is on our list. First reason is because it is developed by VideoLAN Company. When they launch something new on the market, then it has to be good. Despite that, it has some great features that will allow you to watch DVD on Windows 10.

However, that’s not it. This program allows users to play videos and music that are stored on home network or PC. Additionally, you can use it for playing videos or music that is stored on CDs and Blu-ray discs. The developers do not want to charge for this software. However, they will give you the option to donate some money and we absolutely encourage you to do that.

The entire process is not difficult at all. Logically, the first thing you will have to do is downloading and installing the software. It is necessary that you strictly do that from the VideoLAN VLC Media Player website. After you do that, it is necessary to launch it from its Start Menu shortcut. When you launch it, insert the DVD and in most cases it will rev up automatically. However, if that doesn’t happen, click on the Media button and select Open Disc command. You will see the option for DVD there.

That’s the entire process.

3. 5KPlayer

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This software is designed and developed by DearMob. It is well-known as a tool that can play DVDs, high-def videos, and even online radio stations which you can rarely find. However, this software will be a more attractive thing for iPhone users. The software comes with a built-in Apple AirPlay feature that allows users to stream video and audio material from your iPhone device. Despite that, you can also snag videos from streaming platforms such as YouTube.

Visit 5KPlayer’s website and download and install the program. Once again, do that directly from their website if you want to stay safe. The first thing after installation is to launch the program from the Start Menu shortcut. When you click on it, you will have to enter the name and email address. In that way, you will get a chance to freely download videos and tap into Apple’s AirPlay. Check your e-mail because you will get an email with a registration code.

Okay, now when we made that part clear, let’s move to the next one. Put the DVD in your drive and press the button for DVD. After that, a new window will pop up and you just need to click on “OK”. The DVD will automatically start to play. The good thing is that onscreen controls allow you doing various things. For example, you can stop, play, skip behind, jump ahead, and change the volume.

We suppose that you like the features that you saw. Besides that, it is easy-to-use software that has many cool features. That is the reason why we need to include it in the list of resourceful multimedia players.

4. Kodi

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Many users will tell you that Kodi is a multi talented player. It is an open-source and free program that has the ability to handle stored videos games, music, and DVDs. Believe it or not, you can access live TV and radio by attaching a personal video recorder.

The downloading process is easy. For start, go to the Kodi’s download page and install it to your computer. However, this time you have the alternative. You can also download it from the Microsoft Store. It is also a safe way to get this software to your computer.

When you insert DVD and open Kodi, you will get the chance to pick the type of media that you want to play. If you only want to use it for DVD, then click on the option Disc and after that click on the movie or TV show that you want. It will automatically start to rev up.

So, which of these programs sounds like the best one? We would like to hear you!