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Can you play regular dvds in a Blu-ray player?

Yes they most certainly do! (At least most commercial Blu-Ray players have no difficulty playing commercial DVD material) However, if you have burned your own files onto a DVD then you may not be able to play the files on a given Blu-ray player depending on file format, codecs etc. Yes

Do you have to play a Blu-Ray DVD on a Blu-Ray player?

All Blu-Ray players feature backward compatibility with DVD's,which means that you can play a standard DVD in a Blu-Ray player. However, the reverse is not true. You cannot play a Blu-ray disc ina standard DVD player.

Can Blu-ray dvds be played on non-Blu-ray DVD players or do you need a Blu-ray DVD player?

The answer to this is no. Blu-ray may only be played by Blu-ray players due to the fact that Blu-ray DVDs were made with blue and violet rays, hence the name blu-ray, and can only read using those Blue and rays. Absolutely. All discs of every type can be read on all disc reading machines. In a short (MORE)

What is the difference between a regular DVD player and Blu-ray DVD player?

The main difference is the color of the laser used. Regular DVD players have used the traditional red laser, whereas the new Blu-Ray DVD players use an innovative blue laser. So what's the big deal? The primary difference is that blue light has a shorter wavelength than red light and thus allows (MORE)

Will a blu-ray player play regular dvds?

Yes, You will be thrilled with Samsung BD-C6500 DVD player and it's various formats for playback which include 3GPP, DXHD, MPEG2, AVCHD, as well as VC1. In addition the Samsung BD-C6500 is totally compatible with DVDs, BDs, USB media, CDs, and offers DVD up-conversion features along with being all r (MORE)

What is the difference of a DVD movie that is a Blu-ray or the regular DVD tht is not a Blu-ray and do each of them play on a regular DVD player?

Blu-ray has finally won the high definition format war, but that is just the beginning. There is a lot of confusion out there among the general public about the difference between DVD and Blu-ray discs. Although Blu-ray discs look exactly the same as DVDs in size and shape there are many differences (MORE)

Can you play Blu-ray DVD in a HD DVD player?

Sorry, but no. Not unless the HD-DVD player has a Blu-Ray logo on it. Blu-Ray and HD-DVD are different competing formats, like VHS and Betamax. Unfortunately, it looks like the HD-DVD format is going the way of Betamax -- WalMart recently announced that they will no longer carry HD-DVD.

Do HD DVDs play on a DVD and Blu-ray player?

no. high definition (HD) DVDs are not playable on regular or blue ray DVD players, due to the fact that HD DVDs are designed differently. therefore, they need to be played on a HD DVD compatible player. however, there are some brands of HD DVD players that will allow standard DVDs to be played, whic (MORE)

Can you play Blu-ray discs on a regular DVD player?

BluRay discs carry high definition television and therefore store data in a high density format. A standard definition DVD player will not recognise a BluRay disc and will simply report an error if one is loaded.\n. \nOn the other hand, a BluRay player will not only play BluRay discs but will also (MORE)

Will a Blu-ray disc play on a DVD player?

No. A blue ray disc has a blueray laser to read the HD disc. Also a blueray player needs a spinning reader to read the blueray disc. The spinning reader is also what is used to read DVD's and therefore will read DVD's. A DVD player does not need a blueray laser because the disc can be read without o (MORE)

Can a blu-ray DVD be played on an HD DVD player?

There have been just one or two high definition DVD players capable of playing HD DVD and Bluray discs. If you have one, it will make it very obvious on the front panel that it will play both. It is unlikely that you own one of these, so the HD DVD player in question almost certainly plays HD DVDs a (MORE)

Can you play DVDs on your Blu-ray Player?

You can watch your dvd in your blu-ray player, but you can't watch blu-ray in your dvd player... sent by Macymouse Yes they can, they convert it to HD on the screen

Will regular dvds play on a Blu-ray player?

It truly depends on the BRDVD player in question. Blue-Ray and DVD use different light wavelength for their lasers, and are not directly compatible (DVD and HD-DVD are). There are a few "dual-head" players that provide two laser sources, and hence can play both Blue-Ray and DVD/HDDVD discs. But, lik (MORE)

Why will Blu-ray player play DVD but not blu-ray?

It sounds like your player may be having some issues. Try these steps to fix it: 1. Unplug your Blu-ray player for 5 minutes, then plug it back in and try again. 2. Call the manufacturer of the player to ensure you have the latest updates. 3. Call the manufacturer of the player for service.

Can regular dvds play on 3d blu-ray player?

Bluray players are backwards compatible so they will play standard DVDs as well as Bluray discs. Note that although the DVD is being played by a Bluray player, it does not make it HD quality. Some bluray players will up-convert the standard definition image from 480 or 576 lines up to 1080 lines bu (MORE)

When playing a DVD in Blu-ray player does it change quality?

No. DVD supports standard definition video only. Playing them on Bluray players does not make them HD quality. Even a player that up-scales the video to an HD output format does not improve the quality, merely changes the output signal from a native format to a modified format.

Can you burn blu ray torrent movies to a regular not blu ray dual layer DVD and watch it on a blu ray player?

If you just want burn downloaded blu ray movies to a DVD disc as data DVD without convert, you can keep the blu ray video quality, but you can't play the burned data DVD on DVD player, only play it on computer. Or if you want to play the burned DVD on regular DVD player, you have to convert and b (MORE)

Can DVD player with upscaling play a Blu-ray disc?

DVD players cannot play Bluray discs. The lasers and the data storage are different so no data can be read from a Bluray disc in a DVD drive. That is the case whether or not there is any up-scaling available in the player. Bluray players on the other hand are quite happy to play DVDs as well as Blu (MORE)

Can real-player play Blu-ray DVD?

No, realplayer will only play CD and DVDs from your region. Youwill need to install a Blu-ray drive, a Blu-ray Player and an HDmonitor on you PC in order to watch Blu-ray movies in their fullglory. There are free Blu-ray players available to download fromthe Internet.

Can you play DVD on a Blu-ray player?

Yes, you can. Generally, Blu-rayPLayer could support DVD, BUT Dvd player couldn't support Blu-rayPlayer. Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player which is a good example.

Does your DVD player play Blu-ray?

No. Blu-Ray discs will only work in a Blu-Ray player. But DVDs can play in a Blu-Ray player. Blu-Rays are far more advanced in technology than DVDs and DVD players don't have the right type of laser to read Blu-Rays.

Why will Blu ray player play DVD but not blu ray?

It is quite likely that the Bluray player is faulty. A badly aligned laser may still be able to read the larger DVD tracks but not the much finer tracks on a Bluray disc. Try some different Bluray discs. If none of them work, it might be time to get the player repaired or replaced.