MPC-HC (Media Player Classic – Home Cinema) is a free and open-source video and audio player for Windows. For those people who try to find a free media player to play Blu-ray movies, MPC-HC can be one of your great choice. However, the Blu-ray movies we mentioned above is non-commercial ones that made by your own. The most Blu-ray disc we purchased have copy protection and region code, before viewing those Blu-ray movies with MPC-HC, you will first need to decrypt the encryption with a specific program.
Best tool to bypass commercial Blu-ray protection for MPC-HC playback
A lot of people would recommend you to use AnyDVD HD or DVDFab PassKey, which are standalone Blu-ray disc decrypter that can run in the background. The problem here is that the developer of AnyDVD HD – Slysoft has been forced to shut down for legal reasons. As for DVDFab PassKey Lite, although you might be able to using this free tool to break certain Blur-ray protection, however, you will be disappointed to find that this program fail to deal with AACS V112+, BDAV, and AVCREC from Blu-ray discs, in addition, it is not updated as quickly as the commercial versions of the program.
The good news is that here comes Pavtube ByteCopy, which is also a standalone Blu-ray disc decrypter can that can assist you to bypass all Blu-ray copy protection such as AACS, BD+, Cinavia, UOP, DRM, BD-ROM Mark and High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, region code, etc in the background with its built-in disc decrypter. The program has recently upgraded to the new v18.104.22.168, which is capable to bypass the MKB63 encryption and also the previous MKB62 and MKB61 encryption used on many recently released Blu-ray movies.
Apart from remove the Blu-ray copy protection, the application also assist you to rip the Blu-ray movies to MPC-HC supported digital file formats on the same interface. For those people who wish to keep the original Blu-ray file structure, you can use the program to make a 1:1 full disc copy of Blu-ray movies. If you care much about ripping process, a fast main movie copy without unwanted comments, ads or trailers would satisfy your demand. If you wish to keep your desired subtitle languages or audio tracks, just output Blu-ray to lossless multi-track MKV format.
How to Decrypt Blu-ray Movies for MPC-HC Playback?
Step 1: Load Blu-ray disc.
Insert the Blu-ray disc into your computer’s Blu-ray drive. If your computer doesn’t ship with a drive, you will need to purchase an external USB Blu-ray drive to read the data on Blu-ray disc. Then press “File” > “Load from disc” option on the main interface, alternatively, you can also import Blu-ray folder or Blu-ray ISO files with the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
MPC-HC has native support for many file formats, here you can output “Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)” from “Multi-track Video” category if you want to keep your desired subtitle languages and audio tracks. You can also choose other Blu-ray copy mode or output formats according to your own needs.
Step 3: Set subtitles in Blu-ray Ripping process.
As MPC-HC supports rich subtitle functionality, you can rip Blu-ray with your desired subtitles for viewing on MPC-HC.
Select desired subtitles: Check the movie titles you want to rip, click the drop-down list of Subtitles, then all the subtitles into the Blu-ray will be shown clearly, so you can select your needed language as your subtitles freely.
Enable forces subtitles: if you check “Forced subtitles” option, you will see subtitles only when actors are speaking a language that are different from the subtitles that your specified before.
Add external subtitles: Click the “Pencil” like icon on the top too bar to open “Video Editor” window, switch to the “Subtitle” tab, check “Enable”, then you will be able to add external *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa subtitle-files to the video as hard subtitles.
Step 4: Begin the Blu-ray Ripping conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the copy protection bypassing and Blu-ray to MPC-HC supported digital format ripping process.
When the conversion is completed, you will have no limitation to enjoy all of the latest commercial Blu-ray movies on MPC-HC.