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Is There A Way to Cast DVD to TV with Chromecast 2

By Tony Moton

March 14, 2018

You may have succeed in casting movies of MP4 format to TV via Chromecast since Chromecast can be plugged into any HDMI screen easily, which make video playback on TV much more convenient. Except for streaming digital video to HDTV with Chromecast, you may wonder if there's also a way to cast DVD videos from your computer to TV with Chromecast? Actually, streaming DVD videos to TV through Chromecast can be easily done. But how? Scroll down and you'll find the answer.



Part 1. How to Cast DVD to Chromecast Supported Format

Unlike the streaming digital videos, people would find that it would fail to stream DVD to TV on Chromecast directly, which is mainly resulted from the incompatibility of DVD videos on Chromecast and DVD's copy protection. Chromecast is available to cast local files to TV, but DVDs are excluded. Thus, if DVD can be changed to Chromecast accepted video format, then nothing is impossible. Now the key is to find a professional tool to convert DVD to Chromecast supported format firstly. Here TuneFab DVD Ripper can help you a lot.

TuneFab DVD Ripper is a powerful DVD Ripping software which is widely favored by consumers. It's able to rip and convert any DVDs including DRM-protected ones to 300+ formats like MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV, MP3, etc. Thanks to its hardware acceleration and other advanced techniques, it enables users to rip DVD videos to Chromecast supported formats within minutes.

Now, download and install TuneFab DVD Ripper by clicking on "Try it Free" first (free trial version is provided to both Windows and Mac). Then follow the tutorial below step by step to learn how to cast DVD to Chromecast accepted format.

Step 1. Load DVD Disc

Make sure you've installed TuneFab DVD Ripper and launch it. Then click "Load Disc" to import the DVD that you want to play on TV via Chromecast. Pull down the list to load videos from DVD folder or IFO files if needed.

Load DVD to Software

Step 2. Choose Chromecast Supported Format

Go to "Profile" to choose output format. When choosing the output format, you should consider that the format should be the one which is not only Chromecast supported, but also TV accepted.

Note: If you wish to adjust video, audio or 3D settings of the converted video, click "Settings".

Load DVD to Software

Step 3. Specify the Destination Folder

Go to "Preferences" interface. Choose "General" > "Output Folder" > "Browse" to choose the destination folder for saving the ripped DVD videos to ready for playing through Chromecast.

Specify Destination Folder

Step 4. Click to Convert

After all the settings above, back to the main interface and hit "Convert" to start the DVD ripping process. Wait for few minutes and you can get the Chromecast supported DVD video.

Click to Convert

Part 2. How to Stream DVD to TV with Chromecast

Now, after converting DVD videos to digital files, you can cast the ripped DVD digital video from computer to TV via Google Chromecast. With the help of Google Cast Browser Extension - a tool available to cast your computer's Chrome Browser to Chromecast device, the process becomes much easier.

Steps to Stream DVD to Chromecast

Step 1. Choose a Chromecast which is preferable. Here Chromecast 2 is recommended due to its upgraded onboard Wi-Fi module and high-resolution streaming (up to 4K). Then insert your chosen Chromecast into TV.

Chromecast 2

Step 2. Add Google Cast Browser Extension to Chrome browser. You can get it through Google Web Store. After the installation, click on "Options" to adjust tab casting quality.

Options of Google Cast

Step 3. Type the ripped DVD video file address to the address bar in Chrome;

Step 4. Cast the tab to stream DVD to Chromecast.

Note: By choosing "Cast this Tab", you can only cast Chromecast tab to Chromecast. Click "Cast this tab (optimize for audio) and you'll only send audio to Chromecast. To watch the ripped DVD video, you should hit "Cast entire screen (experimental) to stream the entire desktop screen to Chromecast.

Cast the Tab to Chromecast

Step 5. Choose Chromecast Device and the ripped DVD video will be cast to Chromecast and simultaneously be played on TV. You'll then enjoy your DVD on your TV freely and easily.

Now, I believe that you've had a clear picture of how to cast DVD to TV through Chromecast. With the help of TuneFab DVD Ripper and Google Cast Browser Extension, it's a piece of cake for you to play DVD to TV on Chromecast. Follow the above tutorial and have a try! Sure you can enjoy your DVD videos on TV with abandon!

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