Sometimes, you may have copied the DVD movies to your computer hard disk in DVD folder and now want to play the DVD folder. Here we will show you how to play DVD folder with free media players: SMPlayer, The KMPlayer, VLC Media Player and Media Player Classic.
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1. Play DVD folder with SMPlayer
After coping DVD to hard drive, you can use SMPlayer, a multiplatform multimedia player for Windows (Windows 8 included) and Linux to play the copied DVD folder. To do this, you can open SMPlayer, click Open > DVD from Folder > Choose a directory to locate the DVD folder you want to play and then click OK. SMPlayer will then start to play the DVD folder on your hard drive.
2. Play DVD folder with The KMPlayer
The KMPlayer is a free media player for Windows (Windows 8 compatible) that can play DVD folder. To play DVD folder, launch The KMPlayer and then select Open > Open Folder to browse the DVD folder on your hard drive. When you find the one you want to play, click OK to start play the selected DVD folder using The KMPlayer.
3. Play DVD folder with VLC Media Player
VLC is a well-know multiplatform free media players. Open VLC and click Open > Open Folder to browse and select the DVD folder you want to play from your computer's hard drive. Then click OK to start the DVD folder playing. Note that VLC can also help you rip CD and DVD. If you have any interest, you can go to VLC Rip CD or Rip DVD with VLC.
4. Play DVD folder with Media Player Classic
Media Player Classic is another great free media player for Windows (Including Windows 8). You can use it to play DVD folder with good video quality. After launching Media Player Classic, choose File > Open File > Browse to open the DVD folder and select the IFO files and click Open > OK > to load the play the files in Media Player Classic.
All in all, there are many free media players can play DVD foldesr on your computer. However, DVD folders cannot be played most portable devices, video editing software or online video sharing site. So why not convert the DVD folder to popular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc, for more convenient video watching and sharing?
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