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Windows 10: DVD / Blu Ray Playback Options

Summary: How to play DVD and Blu Rays in Windows Operating Systems.

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DVD or Blu Ray Playback

Windows 10, 8 / 8.1, and 7* do not have native DVD / Blu Ray playback functionality. Either the Windows DVD Player app (No Blu Ray support) or a third party app will have to be used to play DVD / Blu Ray movies.

SLN314204_en_US__1icon *: If you're running Windows 7 Home Basic or Windows 7 Starter, you can upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium, Ultimate, or Enterprise to add full DVD capability or buy and install a compatible DVD movie player app.


Playback Apps

Dell is not able to officially recommend specific software, but these are some of the most common apps used for DVD / Blu Ray playback.


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10 Apr 2021



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