How to Fix Cinavia on Netflix DVD or Blu-ray?

2017-10-16 06:29:42     Posted by Ada


Summary: How to fix Cinavia error on Netflix DVD or Blu-ray? This article reveals you a permanent and complete way to remove Cinavia on Netflix DVD or Blu-ray.

Netflix Cinavia Error

Do you usually rent DVDs or Blu-rays from Netflix? Yes, it is very convenient to use the mail out DVD/Blu-ray subscription service. If you are a frequent customer of Netflix, you may have come across the Cinavia error that shows you that “the content being played is protected by Cinavia™ and is not authorized for playback on this device”. The note indicates that the audio track of the DVD or Blu-ray you are playing contains Cinavia, and cannot be played on this device normally. So how to fix the Cinavia problem?

If you search on the internet, you can find the answer posted on the official website of Netflix. The following are the answers extracted from its website.


If you get a Cinavia error message when trying to play a DVD or Blu-ray disc you got from Netflix, it is typically due to the copyright protection on your DVD or Blu-ray player. Follow the troubleshooting steps below  to resolve the issue. If you have any issues with the steps below, please reach out to the manufacturer of your device for assistance.

1. Check for a firmware update

For assistance checking for a firmware update, consult the device manual or contact the device manufacturer. Once the firmware is updated, try playing the DVD or Blu-ray disc again.

2. Change the digital output on your DVD or Blu-ray player

The following steps can vary based on device and manufacturer. If the steps below don't work, or if the options aren't available on your device, you'll need to consult the device manual or contact the device manufacturer for assistance.

ž   Select Settings on the home screen.

ž   Select Audio.

ž   Select Digital Output.

ž   Select a re-encoded option.

ž   Try playing the DVD or Blu-ray disc again.

3. If you’re still not able to play the disc

If you're still not able to play the disc, we highly suggest reaching out to the device manufacturer. They'll be able to determine the best next steps for getting your DVD or Blu-ray player working.

To put it simply, they advise you to get in touch with the manufacturer of your player device to update the device firmware or to go through Settings > Audio > Digital Output > re-encoded option to set your device. In fact, the first solution does not always work, the second is not fit for all DVD/Blu-ray players for not all Netflix supported device has these options. Both the two solutions depend on your luck. If they don’t work, then you have to contact your device manufacturer for professional assistance. But it may take a long time to settle the problem or get a satisfying answer.

So is there a way to fix the Cinavia error on Netflix DVD/Blu-ray easily and quickly? Absolutely! We strongly recommend you the powerful and complete Cinavia removal tool – DVDFab DVD Cinavia Removal/Blu-ray Cinavia Removal.


Netflix Cinavia Solution

The Cinavia removal of DVDFab works by replacing the original Cinavia-infected audio track with a new audio track. Therefore, the Cinavia on Netflix DVD/Blu-ray can be removed completely and permanently. For Blu-ray, DVDFab replaces the original audio track with lossless new DTS-HD audio; For DVD, DVDFab outputs AC3 audio which is equal to the original one. But the Cinavia Removal has to work with other products of DVDFab. DVD Cinavia Removal needs to work with DVDFab DVD Copy, while Blu-ray Cianvia Removal needs to work with Blu-ray Copy. So you need to prepare a blank DVD or Blu-ray for making a disc copy. It will be very easy and quick to use DVD Copy or Blu-ray Copy to remove Cinavia. Only several mouse clicks and a few minutes are ok!


How to Fix Cianvia on Netflix DVD or Blu-ray?

Here are detailed steps for you to bypass Cinavia on Netflix DVD/Blu-ray with DVDFab Cinavia tool and DVDFab DVD/Blu-ray Copy.

Step 1: Run DVDFab 10, go to Copy module and choose Full Disc/Main Movie mode.

Step 2: Load your DVD or Blu-ray source and a window like this will pop out.

Step 3: Click the drop-down list below the Audio tab to make sure the Cinavia-infected audio is selected and there is a slash across the Cinavia logo. And then you can choose the subtitles you want and customize your settings. For Full Disc mode, you should go to the Advanced Settings panel to make sure the “Remove Cinavia” option is selected.

Step 4: Go to the bottom to select your optical drive as the output directory and click the “Start” button to start the Cinavia removal process.

Blu-ray Cinavia Removal can also work with DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper to convert the Cinavia-infected Blu-ray to various video formats without Cinavia embedded. Click how to remove Cinavia on Blu-ray to learn the steps of removing Cinavia with DVDFab Blu-ray Ripper.

DVDFab Cinavia removal tools supports not all but most of Cinavia-infected DVD/Blu-ray movie. Click here to check the Cinavia-infected movies we supported.

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