I have 4K77 in NoDNR and 4K83 DNR and I plan on getting 4K77 DNR and 4K83 with minimal DNR. I plan on getting a bluray burner and some BD100 discs as I really want to preserve these to a 4K bluray disc. Does anyone know of a good software and good method for doing this? Maybe it’s simpler than I’m making it out to be and I just select the .mkv file and let the software do the trick. I am worried that in the encoding/conversion process to bluray the high file size of the .mkv file will become too big for a BD100 disc. Any thoughts? Maybe I’m dumb and the file doesn’t really get bigger…
Thr PS4 Pro doesn’t read 4K Blu-Ray discs, and even if it did, software for authoring such a disc is prohibitively expensive (the ones that claim you can do it that aren’t thousands of dollars don’t really work, at least not in a universally compatible manner).
So the answer to “Can I burn 4K77 or 4K83 to a 4K Blu-Ray disc that a 4K Blu-Ray player will be able to play?” is, unfortunately… no, not right now, but hopefully someday.
And sadly, the PS4 Pro cannot play video files encoded with H265, which is what 95% of all 4K media (including the 4K releases of 4K77 and 4K83) uses. You’ll have to reencode it yourself to H264 in an MKV container, and you can’t use DTS audio either because the PS4’s media player doesn’t support DTS.
Thing is, if you have a 4K TV, it’s almost always easiest to just put the MKV on a flash drive and plug it directly into your TV’s USB port. That’s what I do and it works great.
Only issue there is some TVs won’t support DTS-HD MA, so you might have to remux the file with an AC3 or PCM audio track instead of the DTS.
You think DVD FAB would not work to burn it to a 4K BD100 for playback on an Xbox One X? I totally meant to say Xbox One X. I currently play it back on my 4K LG WebOs TV from a flash drive. It plays back just fine. I really want to have a disc copy of these if possible, if it’s not then so be it.
Or maybe with a trial version Blu-Disc Studio UHD I can burn it to a BD100 for playback.
I mean, you can try it, but 99% of UHD Blu-Ray players will not accept a burned UHD disc, be it a BD50 or BD100. Some can play back M-discs, but you’ll need to find a burner that can do M-discs, and ensure that your player can accept them. Most can’t.