As new iPhone user, do you know that the iPhone 5 supports up to 1080p HD movies? By turning Home sharing on, you can have iPhone 5 play movies up to 1920x1080 full HD from your computer hard drive. Now that we’ve put everything in the iTunes library, how about adding more movie collections, like the DVDs and Blu-rays? And have your iPhone stream Blu-ray 1080p movies? Sounds crazy, right? Read below for a guide of how to back up/convert Blu-ray movies to iTunes in 1080p and have iPhone 5 play them from a Mac/Windows computer, wirelessly.
[How to] Use iPhone 5 to watch your Blu-ray 1080p movies from computer
1. Install Pavtube Blu-ray Ripper on your computer.
2. Insert Blu-ray Disc to BD-ROM. If you computer has no BD drive equipped, use an external one via USB connection.
3. Run the Blu-ray Ripper. Follow “File>> Load from disc…” to import Blu-ray movie to the software. Keep your computer networked- so that the software can handle BD+ protections properly.
4. Select the main movie from file list. Set desired audio and subtitles language.
5. Select iPhone 5 format template from the drop-down profile list of “Format” bar.
6. Press the big Convert button to start copying & converting Blu-ray to your computer hard drive.
7. Wait till conversion completes. Then Open iTunes on your computer, choose “File - > Add File to Library…” to add the converted Blu-ray movie to iTunes movie library.
8. In your iTunes, follow SHARED-> Home Sharing to enable live streaming of video, music and photos.
9. Connect iPhone 5 to your home network. On your iPhone, go to Settings-> iPod to turn on Home Sharing.
10. To have iPhone play the ripped Blu-ray movie, just open up iPod app on your iPhone and hit more tab. Then you can see the shared Blu-ray movie. Press on the movie to start sharing streaming movies to iPhone 5.
If you’d like to watch the movies on the road when Wi-Fi is not available, then you can sync the movies to iPhone 5 with iTunes (click to read how-to).