Can Xbox One X Play BDMV Folder from Blu-ray Disc?

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Have ripped the contents of a Blu-ray into BDMV folder and want to stream the BDMV files to Xbox One X over the network but you may be completely unfamiliar with the structure of the files. Is there any easy way to convert the BDMV file into something contained in one file?

What’s BDMV file?

A file with the BDMV file extension is a Blu-ray information file or sometimes called a Blu-ray Disc Movie Information file. They contain information about the contents of a Blu-ray disc, but they don’t hold the actual multimedia files themselves. Some common BDMV files include index.bdmv, MovieObject.bdmv, and sound.bdmv.

Can Xbox One X handle BDMV files?

There are many popular free disc authoring programs such as Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC), BDMV PlayerM, VLC can open BDMV files. However, for as Xbox One X, it can only play Blu-ray disc that are sold in the same region as the console.

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Convert BDMV folder for Xbox One X playing or streaming

Given that the BDMV files are descriptive files only, you can not convert them to a multimedia format like MP4, MKV, etc. But there is one subfolder from the BDMV folder which is the Stream folder and there is a M2TS extension file in this subfolder.

What you need to do is M2TS files from the BDMV folder to Xbox One X playable digital video and audio formats listed below:
Video codec: HEVC/H.265, VP9, AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, VC1/WMV9
Audio codec: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM 2.0, 5.1, & 7.1; Dolby TrueHD w/Atmos (from games)

Here, you can easily do the conversion work with our best BDMV Converter – Pavtube ByteCopy. The program has full importing support for the BDMV folder and also Blu-ray disc or Blu-ray ISO image file. You can easily transcode BDMV folder to Xbox One X workable video and audio file formats listed above.

Tips: The program supports hard-ware encoding acceleration. You can get up to 6x faster H.264 codec encoding speed as long as you run your computer on Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA or AMD App technology or up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding speed as long as you run your computer on Maxwell (GM206) or Pascal based Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.

For Mac users, you can switch to download Pavtube ByteCopy for Mac to perform the conversion on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite and Mac OS X Mavericks, etc. (Hard-ware encoding acceleration is not available for the Mac version).

How to Convert BDMV Folder for Xbox One X Playing?

Step 1: Load Blu-ray BDMV folder.

Launch the application on your computer, click “File” > “Load from folder” to import BDMV folder.

Load Blu-ray BDMV folder

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Xbox One X playable digital file formats such as “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category to preserve the original high definition quality in Blu-ray disc, you can also choose other formats according to your own needs.

Output Xbox One X supported HD format

Step 3: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.

Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate conversion speed when encoding BDMV folder to H.264/H.265 codec.

Enable GPU encoding acceleration

Step 4: Begin the final conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin BDMV to Xbox One X playable digital file formats encoding process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you will have no problem to play or stream converted files on Xbox One X.

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