Blu-ray ISO file, also known as Blu-ray ISO image file, is an archive file of a Blu-ray disc. It contains all the contents of a Blu-ray disc and can be used to replicate Blu-ray Disc to computer hard drive for a backup or further creation to discs. However, it is not a file format that Windows can open natively. If you want to play Blu-ray ISO file on Windows 8 or other Windows-based computer, this article will offer you a best way.
A regular ISO image file can be mounted to a virtual DVD drive as if a physical disc was loaded in the drive, then it can play on PC and even be burned to CD/DVD disc. Blu-ray ISO file is the “imaghow-to-play-blu-ray-iso-on-windows-8e” of a Blu-ray Disc, which makes it difficult to play, copy or burn. As Blu-ray is a patented technology and protected by layers of DRM (digital rights management), Windows does not have native Blu-ray playback support.
Therefore, if you want to play ISO file of a Blu-ray movie, you will first need a virtual Blu-ray drive to mount the Blu-ray ISO file. Then you will also need Blu-ray player software to play Blu-ray movie as Blu-ray is not natively supported by Windows or common media players, such as Windows media Player or VLC media player. This process will take more time and money, and may not be gonna work. If there is easier way, that would be iDeer Blu-ray Player.
Among Blu-ray player software products, iDeer Blu-ray Player is not only a Blu-ray player program with Blu-ray playback license, but also a Blu-ray ISO player, which can open ISO files directly without mounting them to any virtual drive. It is also fully compatible with Windows 8. The 1080p video and DTS 5.1 audio systems are included to get a better audiovisual experience. With the core technology- AirX, users can also watch Blu-ray movies on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with Wi-Fi.
How to Play Blu-ray ISO on Windows 8
Step 1 Free download iDeer Blu-ray Player for PC from official website, and install it on your computer.
Step 2 Click the icon on the right bottom and select "Open File..." or press Ctrl+O, to choose a Blu-ray ISO file you want to play.
Step 3 Enjoy the Blu-ray movie on your Windows 8 PC. You can also share this movie on Facebook or Twitter with the Share button.
iDeer Blu-ray Player software is the best Blu-ray ISO player. Once you try it, you will know. It can also help you play ISO files on Mac, you can free download the Mac version, and follow below article: How to play blu-ray ISO files on iMac.