Rip DVD for Streaming via Roku3/2

Published on June 15 2017

Summary: This tutorial will share an easy way to rip your DVD collection for streming on TV via Roku3/2 media player smoothly.


Roku Media Player allows you to play your videos, music, photos using the Roku device’s USB port (if available) or by accessing a media server on your local network. If you have collected some DVD discs and want to stream them to TV via Roku, you're in the right place. The rest of the article just tells how to rip DVD for playing on Roku3/2 media player.

As a streaming Media player, Roku3/2 native supports below video/audio formats:

  • Video – H.264/AVC (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV)
  • Audio – AAC (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV), MP3(.MP3, .MKV), WMA (.ASF, .WMA, .MKV), FLAC (.FLAC, .MKV), PCM (.WAV, .MKV, .MP4, .MOV), AC3/EAC3 (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV, .AC3), DTS (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV,.DTS), ALAC (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV, .M4A)

In order to stream and play DVD movies on Roku media player, you'll need to rip DVD to Roku supported video/audio format with a third party DVD ripper. Here Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows / Mac is highly recommended to do this work. With it, you can rip any (protected) DVD to Roku supported H.264 MP4, MKV, MOV formats in fast speed and excellent quality. Besides, it has customized settings for nearly 150+devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android Phone or tablet, TVs, Xbox, PS3/PS4 and more.

Free download DVD to Roku converter

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Step-by-step to Rip DVD to Roku3/2 supported Videos for Streaming with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and run the DVD converter, click the "Load Disc" button to load your DVD movies to the program.


STEP 2: Select output format

Click Format bar and go to Common Video list to pick up H.264 Video (*.mp4), MKV, MOV formats for Roku 3/2.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Step 3. Start the DVD to Roku conversion

With all settings, click the Convert button to rip your DVD movie to Roku supported H.264 MP4, MKV, MOV videos.

Once finished, click Open to get the converted DVD movies and copy them to a USB drive, then plug into Roku media player.

Now, you're able to play the converted DVD movies on Roku3/2 without hassle.

You may be interested in this program:

Video Ultimate Windows | Mac

Do it all - Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video ultimate to convert videos, Blu-ray/DVD or ISO files to H.264 MP4 videos for playing with Roku3/2 with ease.

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