How Can I Play 4K Blu ray or 4K Video on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air?

Posted by admin on August 2, 2017 under 4k, 4k Blu-ray, Play Blu-ray | Be the First to Comment

4K UHD Blu ray resolution: Standard Blu-ray discs are high-definition 1080p resolution, but the new ones will fill every pixel of your new 4K (ultra high-definition) TV with sumptuous detail. Of course 4K resolution is often difficult to discern from 1080p, many movies weren’t captured in 4K to begin with and most graphics aren’t in 4K either. Even so, the 4K Blu-ray is typically the highest-resolution version of that particular film currently available.

Many people are wandering how to play 4K Blu-ray disc on iMac/Macbook Pro/Air, macOS Sierra, since there exist some differences between 4K Blu-ray disc and general Blu-ray disc. Some people may even ask whether or not can Blu-ray players play 4K or Blu-ray player with 4K upscaling.

Till now, there are mainly two ways to play 4K Blu-ray movies on iMac/Macbook Pro/Air, macOS Sierra: external 4K Blu-ray player device and Mac 4K Blu-ray player software installed on computer. It is quite simple to play 4K Blu-ray disc with external 4K Blu-ray player (you only need to purchase an external 4K Blu-ray player for hundreds of dollars). In this post, we would like to provide some detailed information on how to play 4K Blu-ray disc with iMac/Macbook Pro/Air, macOS Sierra: install Mac Blu-ray 4K player software and 4K Blu-ray Ripper.

And UFUSoft Mac Blu-ray Toolkit combines Mac 4K Blu-ray Player, Mac 4K Blu-ray Ripper and Mac 4K Video Converter into only one, which can help you play 4K UHD Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder (BDMV) and Blu-ray ISO, 4K UHD videos, HD videos on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air/Mac Mini with Mac OS X (macos Sierra, Mac EI Capitan, Mac Yosemite, Mac Mavericks, etc) and Rip 4K UHD Blu-ray disc, Blu-ray folder (BDMV) and Blu-ray ISO, 4K UHD videos, HD videos to MKV/AVI/MOV/MP4/WMV/MPG, etc on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air with Mac OS X (macos Sierra, Mac EI Capitan, Mac Yosemite, Mac Mavericks, etc).

Method 1: How to Play 4K Blu ray on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air?

Prepare hardware

To play 4K Blu-ray movies on your iMac/MacBook Pro/Air with Mac OS X (macos Sierra, Mac EI Capitan, Mac Yosemite, Mac Mavericks, etc), you’ll first need a 4k blu ray drive that can read the 4k blu ray discs. Apple’s SuperDrive won’t do it, if you already have an external Blu-ray drive. Connect it to your iMac/MacBook Pro/Air via USB.

Step 1: Download UFUSoft Mac Blu-ray Toolkit

Download and install UFUSoft Mac Blu-ray Toolkit or UFUSoft Mac 4k Blu-ray Player. Run this 4K Blu-ray player application for iMac/MacBook Pro/Air.

Step 2: Open 4K UHD Blu-Ray disc/folder

There are two buttons on the interface of the player. Click “Open Disc” button to movies from 4K Blu-Ray disc or click “Open File” button to load 4K UHD video file from hard drive.

Blu-ray Player for Windows 10

Step 3: Play 4K UHD Blu-Ray movies on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air

When movie is loaded, you can play 4K Blu-Ray movies with with theator-like effect in iMac/MacBook Pro/Air with Mac OS X (macos Sierra, Mac EI Capitan, Mac Yosemite, Mac Mavericks, etc).

Method 2: How to Rip and Play 4K Blu-ray Movies on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air?

Step 1: Load 4K UHD Blu-ray disc

Download and install UFUSoft Mac Blu-ray Toolkit. Insert your 4K Blu-ray disc into an internal or external Blu-ray drive, Lauch the Mac 4K Blu-ray ripping program on your Mac computer, click “File” > “Load from disc” to load 4K UHD Blu-ray disc into the program.

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, for viewing Blu-ray movies on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air with QuickTime player, just output “MOV – QuickTime MOV(*.mov)” under “Common Video” main category.

hd video format

Step 3: Begin 4K UHD Blu-ray to iMac/MacBook Pro/Air conversion process.

Clicking the Convert button on the right-bottom main interface, you can go to Conversion window to start conversion.

After the conversion, you can click Open output folder to popup output directory with the converted files. Then feel free to enjoy your favorite 4K UHD Blu-ray movies on iMac/MacBook Pro/Air with QuickTime or transfer or stream 4K Blu-ray movies for watching on iPad, iPhone or Apple TV.