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Juicy Box

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I can't remember the name, but there is at least one free one in the Mac app store called Leawo. It was free when I got it.

It is good for playing the video on Blurays, but the Menu Guide UI on the discs is hardly ever available, meaning you have a list of tracks to play, but no menu guide to navigate through like a typical Blu Ray player.

If you are just looking to watch movies, then I recommend it. If you need a traditional player experience, this probably isn't for you.

I had the menu available for maybe 1 or 2 discs, I am unsure why it only works on some discs.
 

mrsmith1

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Mar 20, 2017
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I can't remember the name, but there is at least one free one in the Mac app store called Leawo. It was free when I got it.

It is good for playing the video on Blurays, but the Menu Guide UI on the discs is hardly ever available, meaning you have a list of tracks to play, but no menu guide to navigate through like a typical Blu Ray player.

If you are just looking to watch movies, then I recommend it. If you need a traditional player experience, this probably isn't for you.

I had the menu available for maybe 1 or 2 discs, I am unsure why it only works on some discs.
Thanks. I tried Leawo, but my Mac too;d me the developers need to update the software so it's a no go at right moment.
 

mrsmith1

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Juicy Box

macrumors 603
Sep 23, 2014
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Could be hardware too? - like an old drive that does not work with Blu-Rays ?
No, not the case in my experience. I use a external bluray drive.

I just couldn't get VLC to work. I will try it again and report.
 
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Fishrrman

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Feb 20, 2009
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This is what I've used:

It runs in either "free mode" or "paid-for mode".

In free mode, there will be a small logo that remains in the upper-left-hand corner.

I just use it that way, and it's good enough for me.
 

mrsmith1

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Mar 20, 2017
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Nottingham, England
This is what I've used:

It runs in either "free mode" or "paid-for mode".

In free mode, there will be a small logo that remains in the upper-left-hand corner.

I just use it that way, and it's good enough for me.
thanks
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This is what I've used:

It runs in either "free mode" or "paid-for mode".

In free mode, there will be a small logo that remains in the upper-left-hand corner.

I just use it that way, and it's good enough for me.

tried installing it and got this message "The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of macOS. Contact the developer for more information"
 

Fishrrman

macrumors Penryn
Feb 20, 2009
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"tried installing it and got this message "The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of macOS. Contact the developer for more information""

You must be using Catalina?
Works fine in Mojave...
 

smorrissey

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Mar 12, 2015
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Leawo blu-ray player

However i use PC and PowerDVD is the king. why? it can play bluray folders without any restrictions and menus included.

RIP WinDVD pro.
 

Roxy.music

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Jun 9, 2019
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This is what I've used:

It runs in either "free mode" or "paid-for mode".

In free mode, there will be a small logo that remains in the upper-left-hand corner.

I just use it that way, and it's good enough for me.
It looks good to me,plus it is free. :)
 

mrsmith1

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Doesn't work. Got this message. "The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of macOS. Contact the developer for more information"
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It looks good to me,plus it is free. :)
Doesn't work Got this reply "The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of macOS. Contact the developer for more information"
 

Roxy.music

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Jun 9, 2019
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I have decided to ho for this
used on eBay for half the new price on Amazon and with this Enclosure
OWC rule new from Amazon. :) It looks cool. :)Why would anyone want a disc that lasts 1000 years as in
the M Disc? :rolleyes:
 
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jlc1978

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Aug 14, 2009
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While not the solution you are looking for, you can rip the Bluray with MakeMKV and play the resultant mkv.
 

Roxy.music

macrumors 6502a
Jun 9, 2019
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uk
I put the wrong video on here this is the one I got, it must be an updated one that I got like the one in the video
i don,t know why the first reviewer is moaning about it costing more in one unit than buying separate units, you are paying more for it being inserted rather than doing it yourself.
What an idiot.
 
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