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The Wii doesnt play Blue-Ray "BD" Movies, only the PS3 does, also the Wii doesn't play DVD's.
You can get the Wii to play DVD's by cracking the system by placing files on a SD Card, but your Wii will never play Blue-Ray movie because the system doesn't have the blue laser in the cd drive, sorry.

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Wii won't play Blu-ray or DVD. However, you can convert Blu-ray/DVD to common video and play them on Wii indirectly. Just follow below steps.

Convert Blu-ray to Wii with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper

To play MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, ASF, AVCHD, MOV or AVI with other codecs, etc. on Wii there is no other solution but to convert these unsupported video formats to Wii supported MOV or AVI. Leawo Blu-Ray Ripper is just the perfect Wii Video Converter you expect. Besides convert these unsupported video formats to Wii, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is also able to split, rotate, merge, cut, join the imported video files, add or remove video logo, watermark, subtitles, etc., adjust video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, etc., add other special effects to video files and add other editions to video files. Here is how to convert Blu-ray to Wii for playback with Leawo Blu-ray Ripper.

1. Insert Blu-ray disc into the BD drive. After you download and install Leawo Blu-ray Ripper on your PC, launch it. On the home interface, click the "Blu-ray Ripper" to enter the converting interface. Then you can directly drag the targeted file to import your Blu-ray movies. This Blu-ray ripper allows users to set subtitles for easy enjoying.

2. Click the drop-down box named "MP4 Video" by default next to the "Add Photo" button. Click the box to pop up a small panel >>"Change">>"Profile". In the "Format" group, you can find Wii MOV Video (*.mov), Wii AVI Video (*.avi) are supplied for Wii-U and Wii.

3. After profile settings, return to the converting panel, on which you need to click the green "Convert" button to set output directory. Finally, click the "Convert" button at the bottom of sidebar to begin ripping Blu-ray to Wii-U and Wii video format.

After encoding process has finished successfully, go into the destination directory and drop the converted files into Wii. Once all this is done, your movies will be ready to play with Wii U and Wii. Just enjoy.
With Leawo Blu-ray Ripper, you will find the problem "can you play Blu-ray on Wii" easy to solve, for it can rip Blu-ray to video and audio in 180+ formats with easy.

For more methods, check: Can You Play Blu-ray on Wii

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Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is an easy-to-use Blu-ray to PS3 converting tool to help you rip and convert Blu-ray file to PS3 videos in only a few simple clicks. The below step-by-step guide would tell you the details on how to rip and convert Blu-ray to PS3 videos with Leawo Blu-ray to PS3 Converter.
Guide on how to convert Blu-ray to PS3 videos:
Step 1: Download and install Leawo Blu-ray to PS3 Converter, and then launch it.

Step 2: Get source Blu-ray movies ready. Insert Blu-ray disc to the Blu-ray drive, or get source Blu-ray folders ready for loading and converting.
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