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Author by Rocabella

Nov 16, 2018

Plex officially acknowledges that Plex does not support the use of ISO, IMG, Video_TS, BDMV or other "disk image" formats. If you want to use them with Plex, you should convert them to a compatible format. Follow this article to solve Plex ISO playback issue easily, by the way, you can free download the best ISO Converter below:

Can Plex Play ISO?

In order to better back up DVD movies, many people choose to copy DVD to ISO files. The ISO file format is an excellent file type for data storage and backup, but it seems to be unable to play ISO files on mainstream devices such as Plex. Plex makes it clear in its supported sources list - "Plex does not support the use of ISO, IMG, Video_TS, or other "disk image" formats." Then, how can we fix Plex ISO issue easily? If you have no idea about this, here's a simple tutorial that guarantees that there is no problem with streaming and playing ISO files via Plex.

Also see: Rip DVD to Plex | DVD Movies in Kodi | How to Solve Kodi ISO Playback Issue  

Please check the media formats supported by Plex here: https://support.plex.tv/articles/203824396-what-media-formats-are-supported/.

How to Solve Plex ISO Playback Issue with Desktop ISO Converter

Since ISO is not supported by Plex, how can I make Plex play ISO? Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is an easy-to-use yet practical ISO Converter.  WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is the best software if you are looking for options on how to convert ISO to Plex supported formats without losing quality. This professional software is a complete tool taking care of all your file conversion needs such as ISO to MP4, ISO to MKV, etc. Now, free downloadfree download this software to solve Plex DVD ISO playback issue.

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Tutorial on How to Fix Plex ISO Playback Issue

Load ISO File into Program

Step 1: Load ISO File into Program

Free downloadFree download, install and launch WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro on your PC. You will see its interface is as below, then click ISO Image button to import the source ISO file to the program. As you can see, this software also supports to convert DVD disc to digital video formats and convert DVD folder to other video formats.

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Step 2: Convert ISO to Plex Supported Format

Now, click on “Output Format” section on the right side of the interface and choose MP4 video from Video tab, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice as a container format it takes whatever you give it. Of course, you can also choose other Plex supported formats.

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Step 3: Start Converting ISO to Plex Supported Format

After that, you have reached the final step. Set the output path and click the RUN button to start to convert ISO to Plex supported video conversion. The entire conversion process will take a while. When you are done, click Open to quickly find the converted movie. Plex will then easily identify, catalog, play and stream these converted DVD ISO files.

WonderFox does not advocate illegally converting DVD ISO movies, please make sure that your actions are legal in your country. The converted movies cannot be used for any commercial activities.

More Features on WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

1. It also supports to play ISO files on Android devices.

2. If you want to play DVD movies yet no DVD drive on your device, you can use the program to copy DVD to PC.

3. It enables to convert the audio in the ISO file to MP3 format.

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Convert ISO Files as well as Any Local Video File

Convert ISO Files as well as Any Local Video File

WonderFox DVD Video Converter

WonderFox DVD Video Converter is easy to use and provides powerful multi-media functions. First, it can convert ISO files to other video formats such as MP4, MKV, MOV, 3GP, and more. Second, it can also convert your local video files to different video formats. The ultra-fast conversion speed and excellent quality make this product widely acclaimed. Download it now.

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