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Can You Play DVD on Wii? Get the Solution!

By Tony Moton

April 16, 2018

The Wii is a popular home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. The Wii introduced the Wii Remote controller, which can be used as a handheld pointing device and which detects movement inthree dimensions. It succeeded the GameCube, and early models are fully backward-compatible with all GameCube games and most accessories. The Wii has got many people's attention and favor because of its outstanding feature like playing game, watch videos, etc. As we know that Nintendo equips Wii with a DVD drive, so, many Wii users think it should play DVD movies on Wii. But when they insert a DVD movie disc, they might be feeling disappointed owing to the cruel reality that they cannot play DVD on the Wii.

Play DVD on Wii

There are several ways that you can watch DVD movies with Wii. However, if you don't want to attempt some complicated method with any risk, the recommended frequently used method is using DVD ripper to convert DVD videos to Wii playable format. Try the TuneFab DVD Ripper for Win/Mac. It includes an optimized Wii video format which lets you convert DVDs with lossless quality right to your Wii-compatible SD card. Below is the steps to change DVD format to Wii, only with a few simple clicks, you can finish the conversion from DVD to Wii acceptable format.

Part 1. How to Play DVD on Wii?

Step 1. Download and Install the TuneFab DVD Ripper

Download and install the tool in your computer, run it upon installation process successing. Then insert the DVD disc you want to rip into your computer DVD driver. 

Step 2. Load DVD Disc on the Computer

Wait until the DVD is detected, you can click the "Load Disc" button on the top left of the main interface to draw into DVD movies you want to rip. DVD folder and ISO image files are supported as well.

Load DVD Disc

Step 3. Set the Output Format As Wii Video

After loading your DVD files, click the drop-down menu of "Profile" and choose the Wii-supported video formats. In this step, you can also click "Settings" for doing further advanced editing tasks, like Video Settings, Audio Settings or 3D Settings.

Profile Settings

Step 4. Change Output Folder

On the "Preferences" interface, you can click "General > Output Folder > Browse" to change output folder for storing converted files.

Preferences General

Step 5. Start to Convert DVD to Wii Video

After all necessary settings, you can just click the huge "Convert" button to start converting your DVD movies. The conversion will be finished within minutes. Finally, you can play the converted file on your Wii and enjoy your favorite movie.

Converted DVD Successfully

Tips: You are allowed to convert only 5 minutes of the DVD file for unregistered user. To remove the limitation, you need to activate it with a purchased licensed code. How to get it? Just go to our store and click "Buy Now" to get a registration code. Then copy and paste the code from your email into "Registration Code" on Pop-up window, enter your email address, and click "Register" for permanent use unrestrictedly.

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In 2017, Nintendo launched a new generation of HD console - Nintendo Switch (NS). It supports 1920*1080 TV output and 1280*720 palm output. NS is designed to go wherever you do, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap. So you get more time to play the games you love, however you like. You can use two Joy?Con controllers to play face-to-face, or jump online for a 4v4 match. It will give you total gameplay flexibility. With HD rumble, it makes games more immersive. The IR Motion Camera in Joy-Con (R) can detect the shape, movement, and distance of objects captured by the camera. And that makes new gameplay experiences possible.

Nintendo Switch

Want to get lost in an epic adventure or put the pedal to the metal? Nintendo Switch can handle it all. Nintendo Switch, even as a flagship product, it cannot play DVD, so you may also need TuneFab DVD Ripper to solve the problem.

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