Sony has announced a new line of smartphones including the flagship Xperia Z5, the smaller Xperia Z5 Compact and another high-end device in the Xperia Z5 Premium. And pre-orders are now available for the Xperia Z5 family in Singapore though pricing and availability will differ between models. It is predicted that Xperia Z5 will be a big seller in Asia. Here, we are about to talking about the Blu-ray playback on Xperia issue. We know that smartphone is more like a portable multimedia player nowadays and Blu-ray movies are the favorite of many cinephile.
No cell phones can hold a real physical disc or play Blu-ray folder, ISO backup. So if you want to watch your favorite Blu-ray movies on Xperia Z5 family, you have to rip Blu-ray to Xperia Z5 series supported format in advance. Before the process, you should learn what format Xperia Z5 can support.
Xperia Z5 Series Supported Video/Audio Formats:
Audio playback: AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WMA
Video Playback: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM
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Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie
Insert Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray drive and launch the Blu-ray to Xperia Z5 converter. Click the upper "Load file(s)" button to load Blu-ray disc to the app. Or you can hit "Add videos" to input Blu-ray backup to the software. You'll notice that among the several titles there's a title ticked off. It is the main movie. You wouldn't have to consider other titles.
Step 2: Set right output format
Basically the "Android Phones 720P Video(*.mp4)", "Android Phones 1080P Video(*.mp4)" from "Android" are all universal formats for Android smartphones. So you can choose any one for your Xperia Z5 series.
Tip: If you want to change the output video size and quality, you can click "Settings" to open the Profile Settings Window. Here, you are allowed to adjust video/audio parameters. Please remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in bigger file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 3: Start to rip Blu-ray to Xperia Z5
After all the above settings done, you can click the "Start conversion" button at the bottom right corner to start ripping Blu-ray to Xperia Z5. After the conversion, click Open button to get the generated MP4 video and then you can enjoy the ripped Blu-ray movies on Xperia Z5.
1. Plug your Xperia Z5 into your computer. Do this with the cable supplied with your device, most likely a microUSB cable.
2. When the menu option window pops up, choose "Open device to view files" option; this will make the device show up in the Windows file explorer as a removable storage drive. Note: If you're phone doesn't show up properly, go to the settings and select "Connect as media device (MTP)" or similar. This is normally accessible from the drop down notification menu if the device is plugged into a PC.
3. Drag and drop the files from your machine onto your Xperia Z5 with the Windows File Explorer.
Till the now, you should be able to watch Blu-ray movies on Xperia Z5 series freely.
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