With the superior video quality and fantastic aesthetic beauty of the art, Blu-ray movies have already paved a way for movie lovers’ imagination and expectation toward high technology in the movies. Nowadays, more and more Blu-ray videos could be available. For majority of Blu-ray content, Blu-ray discs are the main media to store the content. In such a case, how to play a Blu-ray disc? Well, what you need to prepare is a Blu-ray player which could be compatible with Blu-ray discs perfectly. So, what is Blu-ray player and what are the standards for a good Blu-ray player? Actually, a Blu-ray Disc usually works in the way that the image information is encoded on the disc at 720P or 1080P resolution at 24 fps in a manner referred to as frame-packing. Since you have inserted a Blu-ray disc into the Blu-ray player, the laser inside the Blu-ray player will read the signals and sends the video information to a Blu-ray enabled TV or video projector, and then you can enjoy the Blu-ray video on your Blu-ray TV easily. Next, more information related to the Blu-ray player buying guide will be introduced. You can refer to the following for further reference.

Part 1: What you should care about when buying a Blu-ray Player?

In order to obtain the most proper Blu-ray player, you had better follow the Blu-ray player buying guide 2018 which will take you to the detailed quality-oriented aspects.

4K upscaling: If you prefer to enjoy the Ultra HD Blu-ray player, then you may consider buying a 4K Blu-ray player to make sure the function of 4K upscaling will be included.

DMI switching: Not all the Blu-ray players have the HDMI link which allows you to watch the TV. So, if you have the need to route sources through the player, you have to buy a Blu-ray player with the HDMI switching inputs.

Disc format support: Make sure the new Blu-ray player can also support the common DVD discs. Then your old DVDs could be played on this player easily.

DLNA: This feature will allow you to access photos, music and movies on your portable devices.

High resolution audio and video: If you want to obtain a better audio and video quality of the outputs, then the parameter of high resolution audio and video should be considered. Blu-ray discs usually support the Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio formats.

Wi-Fi connection: Some low-priced Blu-ray player only contain a wired Ethernet connection, but set-up players have the wireless connection.

Video streaming: This feature will allow you to access other services online, such as the downloaded movies and the digital format of the purchased Blu-ray discs.

Part 2: Blu-ray players buying guide 2018

Samsung Blu-ray player (BD-J6300 Smart)

One of the best Blu-ray players is Samsung BD-J6300 Smart. It consists 4K upscaling effects which have great innovations from the old DVD collection. It also includes remote control and a six-foot HDMI 2.0 cable as well as integrated apps, dual-band wireless connectivity and so on.

LG UP870

LG UP870 is another powerful Blu-ray disc player you can choose. As an all-in-one comprehensive high-performing player, it supports all video disc formats and can work with smart TVs seamlessly. Also, it supports popular Dolby audio formats and it will present better effects with the paired display.

Panasonic DMP-BDT360

Last of all, you can take a try on Panasonic DMP-BDT360 which is regarded as a classic mid-range option. It is a 1080P deck with 4K upscaling contained. This contains simple GUI, but it lacks must-have apps.

Part 3: How to burn movies to a Blu-ray disc and play on your new Blu-ray Player

Since now you have purchased your favorite Blu-ray player, what should you next in order to enjoy the fantastic movie on your new Blu-ray Player? In other words, how to burn the digital movies to a Blu-ray disc in the first place so that you can only insert the disc into your Blu-ray player? The simple way here you need to adopt is to prepare a powerful Blu-ray burning program first. You can select Leawo Blu-ray Creator as your firm choice. As an all-in-one burning program, it can burn videos and photos in 180+ formats to Blu-ray with 40+ selectable disc menu templates easily. Of course, you can easily burn the HD movie at hand to a Blu-ray disc with the superior quality of movie and customized features retained with Leawo Blu-ray Creator. For the detailed instructions of burning process, please refer to the following steps.


Blu-ray Creator 

☉ Burn videos to Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and/or ISO image file simultaneously.

☉ Create photo slideshows from various photos and burn to DVD/Blu-ray disc easily.

☉ One click operation to burn ISO image file to Blu-ray/DVD disc.

☉Edit output videos to add image or text watermark, trim video size, adjust effect, etc.

☉ Create 3D Blu-ray/DVD movies with 6 different 3D effects.

☉ Add disc menu to Blu-ray/DVD disc, even design disc menu with personal preferrences.

Step 1. Download Leawo Blu-ray Creator and run on your computer.

Step 2. Insert an empty Blu-ray disc to the disc drive on your computer.

Step 3. Run the program and enter the main interface to insert the movie to the software by simply clicking “Add Video” or drag it directly to the main panel.


Step 4. Output settings. You can select the output Blu-ray disc type and the Blu-ray disc menu templates below and on the right hand respectively.


Step 5. Start movie to Blu-ray disc burning process. When all the output settings have been set successfully, you can click green “Burn” icon on the top right-hand corner to start the burning. Then you will be required to select the “Burn to”, “Disc label” and “Save to” options. Finally click the “Burn” icon again. After several minutes, the movie will be burned to a Blu-ray disc successfully.


Finally, just insert the new Blu-ray disc to your Blu-ray player. Then you can follow the prompt ups and click the related buttons to play the new Blu-ray disc smoothly.