Play DVD on Windows Media Player With Correct Title
Windows Media Player, as the default player on Windows, is always the first choice for Windows users to play videos. Sometimes, people even need to play DVD using Windows Media Player. But, some situations maybe occur like: When the DVD is played back using Windows Media Player, the titles don’t appear properly on the right hand side.
Windows Media Player natively doesn’t support DVD. So if you want to play DVD on Windows Media Player, you should make sure you have a DVD-ROM drive and a software DVD decoder installed on your system. When you ensure that the above requirements have been meet, but no title found on Windows Media Player issue stays, you can do as the following:
How to play DVD on Windows Media Player?
1. Open Windows Media Player and insert the DVD in the DVD drive.
2. If the disc does not start playing automatically, click Quick Access Panel button on the Windows Media Player menu and select the drive that contains the DVD.
3. Want to play DVD automatically next time, you can enable AutoPlay and check “Always do this for DVD movies”. Then next time, Windows Media Player will automatically start playing the DVD in full screen.
How to check correct DVD titles using Windows Media Player?
1. When the DVD starts playing, go directly to Title menu from the DVD drop-down menu so that we can bypass the ads or other unuseful stuffs and get quick access to the main movie.
2. When you make sure you are now playing the main movie, move your mouse over Windows Media Player, you will see the title or chapter it is currently playing. If it shows the chapter, no worry, hold on one more second, it will show you the title number.
Note: Protected DVD disc will not be played on Windows Media Player. If your DVD disc is commercial, even though you did as the above steps, you wouldn’t still find the DVD title on Windows Media Player. Therefore, you can try another way to play DVD on Windows Media Player.
How to play protected DVD with correct title on Windows Media Player?
Here, you have to use a third party DVD ripping software – Pavtube DVDAid. It can rip and backup the latest released commercial and region-locked DVD to Windows Media Player supported WMV, AVI, WMA, ASF, WM format with original video quality. Then you can save the ripped DVD to PC to convenient to watch DVD on Windows Media Player with correct title.
You can download and install DVDAid on your computer for free:
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/dvd_ripper/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-DVDAid/3000-7970_4-76158510.html
Step1: Load DVD movie
Step 2: Choose video format
Step 3: Convert DVD to WMV
After the process, you can add ripped DVD video into Windows Media Player so that you can stream DVD movies on Windows Media Player with correct title.
Tips: more about Pavtube DVDAid
- Rip DVD to more than 200 video and audio formats: H.265/HEVC, H.264/MPEG-4, DivX, XviD, MKV, MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, SWF, F4V, MOV, 3GP, 3G2, VOB, TS, DV, MPEG-2 HD Video (*.mpg),
- Export playable movies for multimedia devices like iPhone/iPad, Android, Game Consoles, Video Editing Tool, Burning Tool, etc
- Able to full copy DVD and directly copy DVD.
- Support to Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista.
- Customize DVD videos with Built-in video editor: With powerful video editing features included, you could trim, crop, insert subtitles, add watermarks, adjust video effects, etc. to create your own movie for playback.