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Methods to Play DVDs on Your Xbox One

Karolina Miller
Karolina Miller

Karolina Miller is an editor for VC Studio. From video/audio downloading to DVD creating and converting, she knows them all. And she likes sharing her thought and solution about multimedia.

As the successor of Xbox 360, Xbox One was released by Microsoft in 2013, mostly known to majority as a magnificent game console. However, some people may be wondering: can Xbox One play DVD? According to the official announcement Xbox One is equipped with a DVD drive that can play Blu-ray movies and DVD discs. In other words, Xbox One is more than just a game console, but also an DVD/Blu-ray player that is compatible with playing up to 1080p videos. However, most people don't know how to play DVDs on their Xbox One. Here are two ways to help you play DVDs on your Xbox One.

Play DVD on Xbox without Changing Original Format

Maybe you fail to play the DVD disc because there is no DVD players in your Xbox One. You can conduct the measures listed as below to install a DVD/Blu-ray Player on your Xbox.

Method 1. Boot your Xbox One and insert a DVD disc into the hard drive. After you inserted the disc, the system will prompt you to install a DVD player. Click OK and select one. Select "Install" on the DVD player page and you can wait until your Xbox One finish the automatic installation. Once the installation is over, the disc will start automatically.

Play DVD on Xbox

Method 2. Sometimes you insert a DVD disc and the system just fail to respond somehow, then you should search and install on your own. Go to Store and click the search bar. Input "DVD Player" and choose one from the result. Click into the DVD Player page and click "Install". You can insert the disc again after the installation is completed, then the disc should be playing automatically.

Rip DVD Movies for Playback on Xbox Console

What if it still fail to play the DVD after you have installed the DVD Player? If so it turns out the problem may be the incompatibility, then you must consider ripping the DVD into Xbox One compatible video formats. Before you start, you need to download a professional converter first. We highly recommend the Video Converter Ultimate to you. You can use Video Converter Ultimate to convert the DVDs into a file that fits your Xbox One.

As a powerful video converter, Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate also severs as a DVD converter, which allows you to rip DVD to MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, etc. With its built-in editor it also enables you make your video more dramatic and unique by cropping, trimming, adding filters to your video. Better yet, all of this is done within a few clicks. It's worth mentioning that Video Converter Ultimate doesn't support converting DVD with DRM protection out of copyright consideration.

Video Converter Ultimate – Make Xbox One Your Home Theatre

Video Converter Ultimate might be the best tool to convert DVD to Xbox One playable format. Do not hesitate to have a try for the free trial version.


Step-by-step Guide to Rip DVD into Xbox One compatible Formats

Step 1. Download and Install

Go download Video Converter Ultimate and install it in your computer. When the installation is over, the application will open automatically.

Step 2. Load DVD File

Insert a disc you want to convert into the computer and click the button "Load DVD" and select the DVD you just insert then confirm.

Load DVD File
Step 3. Select Output Video Format

After you make sure the video added, you should click the "Output Format" bar and choose "Device/Game/Xbox One" as the output format then the output video format will be compatible with Xbox One.

Select Output Video Format
Step 4. Start Converting

After you are done setting the output video format, you can click the button "Convert" to start the conversion. All you have to do is to wait a few minutes until the conversion is finished then you can transfer the video to your Xbox One and enjoy the optical feast.

As you can see from above, it just takes a few minutes to convert the incompatible DVD movies to a compatible one. Actually, Video Converter Ultimate can do more than this. You can also use Video Converter Ultimate to convert other kinds of video formats like MKV, WMV, MP4, etc. Alternatively, you can also convert videos to fit other devices like iPhone 7 or Samsung Galaxy S8, etc. Besides, it also serves as a DVD burner with which you are able to burn your favorite movie into a DVD and enjoy it on your home DVD drive.

If you are interested in converting DVD to other formats, like how to convert DVD to MP4. You would find it useful here.

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