Free and Easy Way to Play DVDs on PS4

I’ve enjoyed my PS4 for years, but now recently I have a question: does PS4 play DVDs? By Google, I got the answers. PS4 play DVDs. PS4 does have the capability to play Blu-ray, DVD and 3D videos. It also offers some useful apps to help you enjoy music and movies with ease. Here we will show you 2 methods to play DVD movies on PS4 with the best quality.

Method 1. How to Play DVDs on PS4 (Regular Way)

As it mentioned above, PS4 has the capability to play DVD and Blu-ray discs. In fact, you can handily start the DVD playback as long as you put the DVD disc in.

Step 1. Insert the DVD disc you want to play with your PS4 console.

Step 2: The movie or TV show in the DVD will be automatically played. Or you can go to Video section in the XMB menu and hit X button on the movie title to play the DVD disc.

Play DVDs on PS4

After you put the DVD into the PS4 console, you can easily control the playback using the PS4 controller and on-screen UI. To play DVDs on PS4, you should connect the PlayStation 4 with a good and stable network connection. What’s more, you need to update the PS4 to it latest system version. Here you need to update your PS4 Slim or PS4 Pro to 1.50 or higher version.

Under most circumstance, the PS4 will automatically prompt you that there is one available system update when you get it connection to a good network connection. But if you get the DVD can’t be played on PS4, you can first try updating the system version. To do it, you can go to Settings and then choose the System Software Update option. Now you can follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the new PS4 system.

System Software Update

Method 2. How to Run DVDs on PS4 (Recommended)

In fact, when you have the need to play DVDs on PS4, you can first digitize DVD and convert DVD to PS4 supported video. From its official site we know that, PS4 is compatible with H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2. Here we strongly recommend the professional DumboFab DVD Ripper to help you directly convert DVD to PS4 video with original image and sound quality.

  • Rip any DVD to PS4/PS5 and other game consoles (Xbox) supported MP4, H264, MKV, AVI, MPEG-2.
  • Play DVD on PS4 in digital formats, no DVD disc/drive needed, no PS4 not reading disc or eject error!
  • Feed whatever DVD to DumboFab DVD Ripper, damaged/99-title DVD, region code DVD, DVD with bad sector…

Download and install DumboFab DVD Ripper first. Then run this DVD to PS4 converter. Just a few clicks and some minutes, you will get a high-quality movie video playable on your PS4.

Step 1: Click “DVD Disc” to choose the DVD movie you want to watch on PS4.

Step 2: From Fomrat drop-down list, you’re recommended to choose H.264 encoded MP4 from Common Video category as the output format because MP4 is is the most popular video format for almost all devices and media players including PS4.

Step 3: Click “Browse” to specify an output folder on your computer or a storage device to save the output files. Then you only need to click the Convert button to start DVD to PS4 conversion. When the conversion is done, you could save the resulting file into a USB and play DVD movie from USB on PS4.

Author: Chris Gu

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