Sony PS4 console a fantastic next-gen console with almost everything gamers are looking for: great graphical power, high storage capacity, high-resolution widescreen, HD and 4K support and more. Needless to say, it will be a great pleasant to enjoy videos/movies on this might-be-the-best game console. Spontaneously, users will have questions to ask, i.e, "Can I watch DVD movies on PS4?" or "How to play a DVD on the PS4?".
As Sony officials told us that the PS4 does support DVD playback, but we must download and install PS4's day-one system software update 1.50, and then activate your Blu-ray Disc video capability with a one-time activation through the internet. So far, the update is only available in North America and Europe. Besides, there are times that the wifi just does not connect for the update due to some reason.
To make things easier, we can try to convert DVD to PS4 compatible format like H.264/MP4 so that we can DVD movies on the PS4 freely even without internet connected. In order to conduct the conversion, Doremisoft DVD to PS4 converter for Mac (DVD to PS4 Converter for Windows) for Mac is all what we need.
First of all, please download Doremisoft DVD to PS4 converter for Mac, after proper installation to your Mac, run the program to enter its interface.
You need to insert your DVD disc into the DVD-Rom. Then, click the "Load DVD" button and you will be guided to the "DVD Loader" sections, right there, all of the DVD contents are displayed clearly. You can choose which DVD chapters to be converted and then hit the "OK" button. In the meanwhile, you can select the subtitle and audio track as you like.
Now, you need to choose the output format for the conversion. Simply click the "Profile" button, browse to locate the suitable output format from the format list that pops out, i.e. "PSP" > "PSP Video MPEG-4(.mp4)". By the way, click the "settings" button, you are able to customize the video resolution, frame rate, bitrate, etc.
Before starting the conversion, you can make use of the built-in editing features provided by the Mac DVD to PS4 converter. For example, you can get several segments of the DVD movies by clicking the "Clip" button or press the "Edit" button to adjust DVD movies' parameters (brightness/contrast/saturation).
If you want to save the converted movies in the position you like, you can hit the "Save to" button to choose your favorite location. To kick off the conversion from DVD to PS4, you just need to hit the "Start" button in the lower right corner of the program. The conversion process will be shown on a progress bar for you. Once finished, click open the folder you will find the converted DVD movies right there. Now, you can start to watch DVD movies on PS4 freely. Enjoy!