Watching an excellent Hollywood movie with your family in your spare time is a good option for you. But if the Blu-ray discs you have just inserted to your Blu-ray Player can’t be played properly, then your leisure time will be ruined to a great extent. For example, the movie video suddenly gets muted during the playback and some prompt-up message shows on your screen, like “Audio outputs temporarily muted”. All of sudden, the Blu-ray disc video turned to be muted and nothing worked even if you have set the playback volume higher. Actually, this is caused by Cinavia Message Code 3. Next, if you have read through the whole article and you can fix the problem on your own.;

Part 1: What Is Cinavia Message Code 3

Cinavia is one of the most widely used anti-piracy technologies. Because the watermark can produce many modifications during the conversion, compression, recording process of the audio stream code, the technology can effectively prevent people from copying and sharing movies. The watermark needs to be detected by the playback device, and if it does not match the attached security key, playback will be forcibly stopped. Cinavia will embed information in the sound of the film, such as embedding specific cinema-only information in the theater, embedding information that is only available for Blu-ray discs in Blu-ray discs, thereby preventing cinema piracy and Blu-ray Disc piracy. At present, Cinavia has been widely used in new films and Blu-ray players. An increasing number of film manufacturers would like to adopt this technology for movie and video productions.

In details, Cinavia is only referring to a kind of Blu-ray disc or DVD disc protection system. It works in various forms. What we are familiar with is Cinavia Message Code 1, Cinavia Message Code 2 and Cinavia Message Code 3. In order to have a comparison between the three Cinavia messages, you can see the detailed descriptions of them.

Cinavia Message Code 1: Playback stopped. When this message shows on your computer, usually the movie will not continue to play. The playback content is partly related to the copyright that can’t be played or shared without permission of the copyright owner.

Cinavia Message Code 2: Copying stopped. This happens quite frequently when you are trying to copy the Blu-ray disc to other discs or digital devices. As well, the Blu-ray content has been Cinavia protected which will not be copied freely without being granted the copyright.

Cinavia Message Code 3: Audio muted. This is what we are going to mainly talk about. The digital content is also protected by Cinavia protection in both audio and video content. When you receive Cinavia Message Code 3, then it means that the audio track of your Blu-ray or DVD content contains Cinavia code. Without removing the Cinavia Message Code 3, you are not allowed to play or copy the digital content as you like. Usually, when Cinavia Message Code 3 appears, you can see the following message on your screen: “Audio outputs temporarily muted. Do not adjust the playback volume. The playing content is protected on this device.


Part 2: What to Do When Cinavia Message Code 3 Occurs during Playback

While talking about Cinavia Message Code 3, in previous cases, this message is commonly seen on PS3 which is firstly inserted Cinavia protection technology. Now the more important is that how to fix the situation of Cinavia Message Code 3. What to do when Cinavia Message Code 3 occurs? First of all, you can refer to official’s guidance and take a try on some general tips.

1. If you are using PS3 and then you come across Cinavia Message Code 3, you can go to Settings >> date and time settings, then set the date and year one by one to fix it. But after setting, the Cinavia Message Code 3 will appear minutes later.

2. Update your firmware. If you are playing the digital content with some DVD players or Blu-ray players, then you can try to set your players one more time or update them. You can go to Settings >> Audio >> Digital Output >> re-encoded to set your device again. This is not available for all the devices.

3. Pause the video and wait another 30 seconds to let your audio be un-muted. Then skip the part that has suddenly appeared the mute situations and play the other parts of the videos. Or alternatively, pause the video and wait 30 seconds for the audio to be un-muted, and then insert another disc to the player and keeps playing the new disc for about 10 minutes. Later, reload the replay the disc which has been influenced by the Cinavia Message Code 3 one more time.


Part 3: Another Way to FIx Cinavia Message Code 3 with Leawo Blu-ray Cinavia Removal

Apart from the general methods above to fix Cinavia Message Code 3, you can turn to another useful solution. That is to use a piece of Cinavia Message Code 3 removal program. Leawo Blu-ray Cinavia Removal is a program that can be able to remove the Cinavia protection with ease. With this protection removing tool, you can easily get a 1:1 Cinavia-free Blu-ray copy. You don’t have to worry about any quality loss during the copying process. Under to the help of Intel Quick Sync GPU technology, it is capable of removing the Cinavia protection from the original Blu-ray disc with 6 times faster than common Cinavia removing tools. It can’t only allow users to remove Cinavia protection but also perfectly remove other Blu-ray protection including AACS, BD+ and MKB. For the Cinavia-free copy file, the audio will not be muted during the Blu-ray playback, or the playback will not be stopped all of a sudden. What’s more, the Cinavia protection will be removed for eternity so that you can easily get a Cinavia-free copy of the original Blu-ray file whenever you like. Last but not least, its simple and intuitive interface makes it easier for beginners to do the Cinavia removing work.

Part 4: How to Remove Cinavia Watermark Protection Easily with Leawo Blu-ray Cinavia Removal

In order to remove the Cinavia protection, the following steps can guide you to get a Blu-ray copy file without Cinavia protection with ease.

Step 1:Download Leawo Blu-ray Cinavia which is a part of Leawo Prof. Media. Click “Blu-ray Cinavia” to enter the Cinavia removal interface.

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Step 2: Load the Blu-ray content to the program. Once you have entered the main interface of Cinavia, you only need to click on the “Add Blu-ray” option to add the digital content to the program. There are three types including “Add from CD-ROM”, “Add from folder” and “Add iso file”. If you directly insert the Blu-ray disc to the drive on your computer, then you only need to click on the first option “Add from CD-ROM”.

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Step 3: Choose the relevant settings. Once you have imported the Blu-ray content, you are allowed to set the “Disc type”, “Copy mode (Full Movie and Main Movie)”, “Subtitle and Audio track”. Based on your own needs, you can select the relevant parameters respectively.


Step 4: Start removing Cinavia protection on the original Blu-ray content. Click the big green “Cinavia” button on the top-right corner to call out backup setting panel. Before it starts the process of removing Cinavia watermark protection, you need to confirm the “Copy to”, “Disc Label” and “Save to” options. Then, just wait patiently and the removing process will be finished in minutes. If you prefer to copy the Blu-ray content to your computer’s hard drive, then you can take a tick before “ISO”. Then whenever you want to get the Blu-ray copy file to another blank Blu-ray disc, you can directly burn the ISO file to discs easily.

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Part 5: Conclusion

Cinavia Message Code 3 is a quite annoying issue for most movie enthusiasts who watch a lot of movies in their spare time. In this case, it’s highly possible that they will meet such kid of playback warning like Cinavia Message Code 3. In order to fix the problem properly, you can seek help from a Cinavia removal which can remove the Cinavia protection from all your Cinavia-protected Blu-ray movies. That’s what Leawo Blu-ray Cinavia Removal can do for this group of movie enthusiasts. By referring to the above tutorial, the removing job can be easily done and then you can watch the Cinavia-free Blu-ray movies without bothering Cinavia warning for eternity.