Playing Blu-Ray Discs

jd1008 jd1008 at
Wed Aug 17 17:49:49 UTC 2016

On 08/17/2016 02:51 AM, Eduardo Morras via freebsd-questions wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:10:40 +0200
> Bernt Hansson <bah at> wrote:
>> On 2016-08-16 13:33, Jonathan Moore wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I was wondering how would one play Blu-Ray discs on FreeBSD 10.3
>>> or is this only in 11.0?
>> That's not going to happen in a foreseeable future i.e never.
>> HDCP is the problem, and i do not think the freebsd community has
>> cracked that yet.
> It's forbidden to publish any work about craking HDCP. All I can say it's not harder than older methods.
> The solution, don't buy BlueRay to break off the product market.
Personally, the only good use I see for blueray is the large capacity 
backup in double layer BD-R media.
They are not worth it for me for videos because DVD's are just fine.
Some movies that are only avaialble on BD but not on DVD, you have to 
pay a higher price for.

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