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How to Play Blu-ray Disc

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As Blu-ray technology is used by more and more film producers, game companies, consumer electronics and home computer manufacturers, Blu-ray discs are getting more and more popular in our daily life. Usually, we use a Blu-ray player for Blu-ray playback, or we can also use our computer with Blu-ray player windows application installed to enjoy a splendid visual journey.

We recommend you use ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre, which is a powerful all-in-one media player for videos, Blu-ray, DVDs, and AVCHD. Working to bring true BD-Live experiences to users, TotalMedia Theatre supports playback of all three Blu-ray Disc video formats: MPEG-2, AVC, and VC1 as well as other high-definition content such as WMV HD, QuickTime HD, DivX HD, and H.264 HD. In addition, this Blu-ray software is now optimized with Intel's Core Processor Family so users can play blu ray on pc smoothly and sharply with uncompressed HD sound effects.It also supports playing 1080p Blu-ray.

How to Play Blu-ray Disc


How to Play Blu-ray Disc with ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre

Step 1Insert Blu-ray disc

Install and launch ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre. Note: Please make sure your computer system matches the requirements. Insert your Blu-ray disc, and the application will start to playback the disc automatically. A variety of tools and functions are available when playing Blu-ray discs, such as pop menu and right-click menu.

How to Play Blu-ray Disc

Step 2Use pop menu

The pop menu displays detailed information about the currently playing disc. To display the pop menu, click the icon located on the bottom control panel. You can use the menus embedded in your Blu-ray disc to customize the movie playback. For example, you can select the "Chapters" option to display thumbnails of the movie chapters. Click on the chapter you want to watch, the playback will directly skip to that position.

How to Play Blu-ray Disc

Note: The pop menu may vary in accord with different Blu-ray discs.

Step 3Use right-click menu

The right-click menu provides an easy way to launch many useful functions and change various settings. You can use "Titles" to select a specific title, "Chapters" to select a specific chapter, "Audio" to display the available audio options for the current media, or "Subtitle" to display the available subtitles and subtitle files for the current media. There are also many other helpful options such as Secondary Video, Angle, Closed Caption, Still Off (Continue), Repeat, Aspect Ratio and more.

How to Play Blu-ray Disc

Note: The right-click menu may vary in accord with different Blu-ray discs.

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