Thanks to the era of DLNA (DIGITAL LIVING NETWORK ALLIANCE), it is no longer a big problem to enjoy music, photos and videos anywhere and anytime. With DLNA, we can access media files from DLNA-supported devices such as HDTV, PC, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles over our home network.
Streaming movies to DLNA server is quite helpful for pleasant digital entertainment on TV. However, not every video can be streamed for there are rules to follow. How do you break the limit and stream Blu-ray/DVD and other HD videos to DLNA server? It is undeniable that DLNA fails to support streaming of DVD sources (DVDs, DVD ISO Image, DVD IFO). How to make it possible to stream a movie to a DLNA-enabled device like a Sony PlayStation 4?
Above all, check the formats compatible with DLNA as follows:
Image: JPEG PNG, GIF, TIFF
Audio: LPCM AAC, AC-3, ATRAC 3plus, MP3, WMA9
Video: MPEG2 MPEG-1, MPEG-4, AVC, WMV9
With a specific Ultimate Movie Converter, you can easily rip Blu-ray/DVD and convert video to MP4 which is easy to stream via DLNA. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Read review) is adoptable and great for movie conversion, helping you get an easier to play Videos/Blu-ray/DVD to dlna for movie viewing experience on your HD TV.
Stream and Add movies to DLNA server for TV playback?
Step 1. Load movies
Click “Load file” icon to import BD/DVD disc, ISO image files or BD/DVD folder. Hit “Add video” to import various digital video files.
Step 2. Choose DLNA supported video format
Click the format bar to select video format both compatible with DLNA and the particular DLNA-enabled device such as a PS4, Xbox 360, or Samsung Galaxy Tab. Usually H.264 is the most recommended as it’s widely compatible with most main devices now.
Step 3. Adjust audio/video parameters (Optional)
Point to the “Settings” button near the format bar and click it to go to “Profile Settings” interface. In order not to affect the streaming process, adjust audio/video parameters like bitrate and size according to your home bandwidth.
Step 4. Start converting movie to DLNA supported video format
Click “Convert” to realize DLNA movie conversion. And then you can stream the converted movies to any DLNA-enabled devices (e.g. a DLNA-certified HDTV) within your home network.