Review: DVD Watch Box – Backup & Stream Your DVDs

The DVD Watch Box takes content you already have saved to your PC and puts it on your TV in an easy-to-use interface. Making it a great options for anyone who wants to digitize their DVD collection.

The DVD Watch Box company describes their box as “an innovative new product that allows movie collectors to capture their DVD collections and then stream them to their TV, tablet or smartphones. With this technology, people can take advantage of their existing DVD and Blu-ray movies, without having to pay again to stream movies that they have already purchased.”

The DVD Watch Box will not help you rip DVDs. You still need to find third-party software that will rip a copyrighted DVD. What the DVD Watch Box does is play the content you already have on your computer. You can even find the special features and bonus content all group together under the movie headline.

Pros

  • Very easy to set up
  • Smooth streaming
  • Beautiful user interface

Cons

  • Only runs Vidon software
  • Must be exact in file names

The DVD Watch Box does allow you to download your content to a phone or tablet for offline viewing. This will allow you to watch your DVDs as you travel to areas without internet access.

Currently the DVD Watch Box starts at $149.99 at Best Buy, which is a steep price for a device like this. But if you want something simple and preconfigured, the DVD Watch Box does stand out against free options that take a bit more work to set up.

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