How To Play DVDs or Blu-ray on Windows 8 or Windows 10

by / Friday, 04 March 2016 / Published in View All


You ever wonder how one can use a computer to play movie DVD’s without having to purchase expensive equipment or even paying for anything at all.

Microsoft opted not to include DVD support because so many new computers – especially tablets and ultrabooks – aren’t coming with DVD drives. Microsoft pays a licensing fee for each copy of Windows that ships with DVD support.



Install a Third-Party DVD Player

VLC is a  multi media player that has been around the game for a while. It’s free, and after you install it you’ll be able to play DVDs in VLC – no problem.

To play a DVD in VLC, click the Media menu and select Open Disc.


VLC is by far the best free media player out there for free, also includes Blue Ray Player and other sub features.



Install K-Lite Codecs

If your regular Windows Media Player is unable to read your DVD go to K-Lite Codecs for download and install the package.


Click on any of the highlighted Mirrors



Download the package and install it.

Now your Media Player should be able to play any kinds of movie DVD’s and even BlueRay’s.


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