This article teaches
you how to stream DVD(ISO files) to Chromecast by converting DVD/ISO to Chromecast most compatible format for playback on TV. Learn details.
Chromecast, is an uprising hardware popular especially in 2014. Powered by Micro-USB, it is actually a digital media player developed by Google. It can stream audio/video contents to TV via Chromecast-enabled mobile apps and web apps, or by mirroring most content showing on Google Chrome.
As for your DVD collection and
ISO files, it's not like that you can directly cast movies played from the laptop's DVD drive, and Chrome browser will have no trouble of handling various video types such as WebM, MP4, MPEG and
MKV, but not including ISO files, what you can do is to rip the DVD/ISO to digital local movie files and use the Chromecast's local playback workaround to stream the movies to Chromecast.
To get the work done, you need to get some help from third-party software. If you haven't yet got a DVD ripping tool, you can try Pavtube DVDAid.
Overall, it is a professional and easy-to-use DVD to Chromecast converter. It can rip DVD and DVD ISO to Chromecast playable videos with fast speed and high quality. More stunningly, it has the mighty power to disable any copy protection measure put on DVDs in a walk, so that you can convert any copy-protected DVD/ISO to Chromecast for playback on TV without a hitch. Plus, it offers other output formats for playing on portable devices like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, iPad, PS3, Xbox 360, etc. If you are using Mac, you can also use DVDAid for Mac.
Step-By-Step Tutorial on Cast DVD/ISO Movie to TV with Chromecast
1. Load DVD/ISO movies
First, insert your DVDs into DVD Drive, and then drag the DVD files to the program; Or you can get to "File" Menu, click "Load DVD" to draw into DVD movies you want to rip or click "Load IFO/IFO" to add ISO image files. To select the subtitles you like, simply click Subtitle and select the one you prefer.
2. Select Chromecast compatible formats
Click on the drop down menu of the Format, select Common Video > H.264 Video(*.mp4) as the target format. It fits on Chromecast/TV for playback.
Tip: If you are not satisfied with the presets, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
3. Start ripping DVD/ISO movies
After all necessary settings, you can just click the "Convert" button to start converting your DVD/ISO movies to Chromecast. After the conversion, click Open to get the output files.
4. Stream/Cast Local DVD/ISO to Chromecast
In two ways can you use Chromecast to cast or stream the converted DVD video from PC or Mac to HD TV or display:
A. You can download Chromecast mobile apps (such as AllCast, Avia and Plex) on iPhone, iPad, iPod or Android, or web apps using Google Chrome (on Windows, OS X, and Chrome OS) through an extension on your computer. These apps can help you stream DVD movies by the Chromecast to TV within a local version of the Chrome browser.
B. You can choose to mirror the converted DVD content from the Chrome browser tab from your PC or Android mobile/tablet screen to TV. But this method has many disadvantages and limitations, so it is not highly recommended.
As you can see, it is not available to cast DVD movies to bigger TV via Chromecast media mirror, unless DVD to Chromecast Converter does a favor. Also have Blu-ray discs? Learn how to put them onto Roku 3, Dropbox and NAS server.