“You buy a bluray player and set it on top of your xbox 360. Connect the bluray player to your TV. Put a bluray movie in the bluray player and play it. Thats as close as you can get to playing a bluray “on” an xbox 360. 😉 The xbox 360 did have an optional hd dvd drive at one point, but it has never been able to play blurays.”

The Xbox 360 is not only a game console, but also a media player that allows you watching movies on your HDTV. Being different from Sony’s PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 can not be used as a Blu-ray player, even an external BD drive is not supported as well. But is there any way to watch Blu-ray movies with Xbox 360? Absolutely there is. The following guide will provide you with a solution on how to watch Blu-ray movies with Xbox 360 by using a professional app called UFUSoft Blu-ray to Xbox 360 Converter.

Before we start, you’d better have a look at the details of Xbox 360 supported file formats:

1. AVI:
File Extensions: .avi, .divx
Containers: AVI

2. H.264:
File Extensions: .mp4, .m4v, mp4v, .mov
Containers: MPEG-4, QuickTime

3. MPEG-4:
File Extensions: .mp4, .m4v, .mp4v, .mov
Containers: MPEG-4, QuickTime

4. WMV:
File Extensions: .wmv
Container: asf

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Notes: You can not mix and match the video and audio codec outside of the above defined lists randomly.

How to watch Blu-ray movies on Xbox 360?

Step1. Import Blu ray to Blu ray to Xbox 360 converter

Launch Blu ray to Xbox 360 converter, click “Load BD” to import Blu ray movies to the program. You can preview the imported files by double clicking it.

Step2. Set the output format

In the drop down box of “Format”, we need to choose a suitable format to be the output format in “Zune/Xbox 360 Device” column which has been provided by Blu ray to Xbox 360 Converter.

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Step3. Convert Blu ray to Xbox 360

Then revisit the home interface and click “Convert” to start to convert Blu ray to Xbox 360. After conversion, click “Open” to get the ripped Blu ray files and transfer to Xbox 360 for enjoyment.

Blu-ray Disc is an optical disc storage medium designed to supersede the standard DVD format. Its main uses are for storing high-definition video, PlayStation 4 games, and other data, with up to 25 GB per single layered, and 50 GB per dual layered disc. The disc has the same physical dimensions as standard DVDs and CDs.

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