With the progress of technology, computer operating versions have been upgraded constantly. Most people use windows operating systems for work and entertainment. Most people’s operating systems have been upgraded to Windows 10 versions. However, when we try to play DVD file on windows 10 versions, we may find it impossible to play it directly. Many reasons lead to this situation, maybe your Windows 10 versions don’t come with DVD playback, so you can’t play the DVD without a player. The computer will prompt you that your current file cannot be opened and please select a suitable program. Maybe your computer has other media player installed, but you still cannot open the DVD. That’s because the windows media player lacks certain codec pack. Hence how to play DVD on Windows 10?
In order to solve this problem, we can install free DVD player for implement DVD files on the computer. There are many software that can play DVD files such as the Leawo Blu-ray Player, the MPlayer, 5KPlayer, VLC Media Player, BlazeDVD Free, etc.
We can use any of these software above to watch a DVD on windows 10, but first we recommend is the Leawo Blu-ray Player. The Leawo Blu-ray Player is a library application software dedicated to playing blue-ray format files and DVD disks on a computer (Windows or Mac). It is mainly used for playing blue-ray disks, folders, and ISO files. The blu-ray player software is a more advanced player than other general media players such as VLC media players, MPlayer, Windows Media Player, which contain a large number of coding and decoding libraries to read blue light, remove blue light, and support blue light playback. The blu-ray player can read blue ray information directly from the disc source, and most of the blu-ray players support the blue ray ISO file. The blu-ray player can play 4K video playback and DVD very well, that’s why we put it in the first place. The operation interface of the Leawo Blu-ray Player is as follows:
To use Leawo Blu-ray Player, first you need to download and install it. You need to select a version suitable for the win 10 versions. It is free to get the software from the website. After the download is complete, double-click the setup file to install the software to the position you want to install. Run as an administrator to ensure that the software is installed properly.
The use of software is very simple, double-click the shortcut icon to open the software and the software interface is as shown in the figure above. Click open file button and find the file location. Then select the file and click the open button in the lower right corner. But the prerequisite is that the file association in the software setting is to select the DVD media, otherwise you can’t see the DVD media files. The setting interface of the Leawo Blu-ray Player is as following:
In addition, the DVD_blu-ray should be set up to play DVD/BD automatically which will help you play DVD media better. After all the settings have been set, you can enjoy the high quality images of your DVD files by using the Leawo Blu-ray Player.
The MPlayer is an open source multimedia player that is issued with the GNU Common Public License. This software can be used in mainstream operating systems such as Linux and other Class systems, Windows and Mac OS X. The MPlayer is based on command-line interfaces, and different operating systems can also be installed with different graphical interfaces. Another big feature of MPlayer is widespread output support.
5KPlayer is a widely acclaimed free media player capable of playing DVDs on Windows 10 (64 bit and 32 bit), 8.1, 8, 7, etc. After releasing in the market, it is quickly adopted by users around the world. With this tool in hand, Windows 10 users can play any regular DVDs and also commercially copy-protected and region code locked DVDs, DVD folders and ISO files like Zootopia DVD with one button operation. 5KPlayer coming with a modern design enables users to master its features, functions and operation skills in a little while.
Undoubtedly, VLC Media Player is the most famous one among these three DVD players for Windows 10. It supports a wide range of Windows operating systems, and already has a basic Windows 10 support. As powerful as 5KPlayer, it is able to play DVD discs, DVD folders as well as ISO files. However, we also find that many VLC DVD playback errors on Windows 10/8/7 are posted in the internet.
BlazeDVD Free may be unfamiliar to most of us. Judging from its name, we can guess that it is free DVD software. According to the introduction on its official site, BlazeDVD Free is a Windows-based DVD player available to play DVDs and also popular videos. It is designed for Windows 8 and also compatible with Windows 10. It announces to offer lifelong free service for playing DVD discs, DVD folders and DVD ISO files. However, BlazeDVD Free cannot act as a region-free DVD player to play DVDs of region 1,2,3,4,5 or 6 without changing region code.
If we do not have any free DVD player for windows 10. Another way to implement DVD files under the windows 10 is rip DVD to video for playback with Leawo DVD ripper. Leawo DVD ripper is the top-rated DVD to video converter software to help people easily convert DVD to video and audio in diverse popular formats. Far more than a DVD to video converter, Leawo DVD Ripper owns multiple functions, like free video converter, free YouTube downloader, video editor, video player, 3D movie creator, etc. Including a video editor, Leawo DVD Ripper allows people to freely edit DVD movies via its internal Trim, Crop, Effect and Watermark video editing options. Featuring a 3D movie creator, people could easily create 3D movies out of 2D DVD sources in different 3D effects. Other useful features in this DVD to video converter include: optionally choose desired subtitle and audio track, handily preview DVD with built-in player, merge preferred DVD files to one clip, etc. We will show you how to use Leawo DVD Ripper in details.
Click the DVD Ripper or “Convert” section, click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” button to load source DVD content. You could add DVD folders or disc for converting.
Then, click the drop-down box next to the “Add Blu-ray/DVD”button, and then click “Change” to select output format. Multiple Common Video, Common Audio and HD Video formats are selectable. You could even select output format according to your device under “Device”tab. By making use of the Profile Search bar on the left side, you could quickly search out desired format.
You could also enter the Profile Settings panel by clicking “MP4 Video > Edit” option for adjust video and audio parameters of output format, including: video codec, quality, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, channel, audio codec, resolution, etc.
After completion of the above operations click the big green “Convert” button to let Leawo DVD Ripper start converting DVD to video/audio.
The program would then ask you to set the output directory and after-conversion settings. You could “Cancel” any conversion at any time. After ripping DVD to video for playback with Leawo DVD ripper, you can watch the video on windows 10 now.