A Way to Solve Gear VR MKV Playback Issues

The following article will provide a solution to Gear VR MKV playback issue as well as how to successfully watch or play MKV on Gear VR with the best quality.

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I just bought a Gear VR and was excited to put it to use. Does Gear VR play MKV files?

It can be gotten from its official website that MKV files in 2D or 3D SBS(Side-by-Side) work on Gear VR, but the audio has to be encoded in AAC or MP3 for stereo. AC3 audio and DTS Dolby don’t seem to work. Since I some MKV videos with AC3/DTS audio(checking by mediainfo), I need to re-encode my MKV files to Gear VR more compatible format to get them play without any issue. Continue reading “A Way to Solve Gear VR MKV Playback Issues”

Can I Play H.265 on Galaxy S7 via Plex

Read this article you can know how to playback H.265 files on Galaxy S7 through Plex.

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I’ve been using Plex for a while now, but I’ve hit a bit of a snag. Recently I got some H.265 (HEVC) files, the problem is that Plex apps, such as on my Galaxy S7, Galaxy Tab A, and even my gaming PC, refuse to play in H.265. All of these devices are well capable of playing H.265, and even play them flawlessly when I physically put the copy on to the device and play it through an H.265 capable media player. Is it possible to play H.265 on Galaxy S7 via Plex?

Actually, Plex can’t support H.265 codec direct playback. If you want to direct stream, you need to encode H.265 into a format like H.264 that is more readily decodable. In a word, to play H.265(HEVC) files on Galaxy S7 via Plex smoothly, a possible way is to convert H.265 to H.264 for Plex. Along with some help from third party program like Brorsoft Video Converter, it can be done effortlessly.

This video app is professional on fast transcoding H.265 to H.264 MP4 format (the most compatible video format for Plex and Samsung gadgets) without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports H.265(HEVC) videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MXF, MTS, MOV, FLV, MPG, VOB, AVI, WMV, MKV to Plex. Download the program and start the conversion task.

Guide: How to enable stream H.265 to Galaxy S7 via Plex

Step 1. Load original H.265 files

Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your H.265/HEVC encoded files to the program. If you can add several files at the same time as it supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Select output format

Click “Format” and choose MP4 from “Common Video” as output format, which can be recognized by Plex as well as Galaxy S7 easily.

Step 3. Start encoding H.265 to H.264 MP4

Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert H.265 to Plex most compatible video file.

After the conversion, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, you can transfer H.265 to Samsung Galaxy S7 via Plex with ease.

Editor’s Note: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

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How to Get LG TV to Playback MP4 Videos

From this article, you can learn how to convert MP4 to LG TV friendly format for playback correctly.

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Have a LG TV set and some 4K videos in USB flash drive. I want to watch films – in .mp4 format ln the LG TV. It shows me the films on the menu screen on the TV, but when I try to play it says unsupported file. So, is there any tricks to get LG TV to play MP4 videos properly.

After searching high and low, I know that MP4 is supported by LG TV, but there still exist issues when watching MOV films on LG TV via USB port. That’s because Video codec, bitrate, resolution all decide the compatibility of the video on LG TV. When your LG TV refuses to play an MP4 video, that’s probably because of the unsupported audio or video codec in the MP4 file. To quickly fix the issue, you need to convert the incompatible MP4 files to LG TV preferred format first. Continue reading “How to Get LG TV to Playback MP4 Videos”

Any Way to Play MP4 on Xbox One S

This article helps you quickly solve the MP4 to Xbox One S incompatible issue. Check it you can play MP4 on Xbox One S with the best quality.

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As a big entertainment for you, Xbox One S also allows you to add and playback media files. If you have lots of MP4 files and a Xbox One S, you may want to watch the MP4 files on Xbox One S. Whereas, when you try to do this, you’ll find it’s not easy as you image. It would occur issues like Xbox One S won’t detect MP4 video. Don’t worry. Just read on to get some tricks to play MP4 on Xbox One S smoothly from this page.

As a matter of fact, it is officially claimed that Xbox One S support MP4 format, but different MP4 files have different video codecs and the codecs might not be compatible with Xbox One S(It can only support H.264, MPEG-4). The MP4 files with unsupported audio or video codec certainly can’t be played on the Xbox One S. To solve Xbox One S MP4 playback issues, the best bet is to convert MP4 to Xbox One S more compatible video format H.264 codec MP4 or WMV format. And Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended here to help you get the job done.

It’s a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help us convert MP4 to Xbox One S accepted H.264 MP4 videos without any quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MP4 videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MOV, MXF. MTS, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV .etc. What’s more, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including PS3%ost_tag]=

How to View WMV Video in QuickTime Player

For years I’ve downloaded clips, in various formats, and usually just found a workaround to view them within Quicktime Pro. In this article, I will talk about how to play WMV in Quicktime natively?

As you see, QuickTime won’t support WMV. Does it mean you can’t handle and view WMV files on Mac OS X? Actually, it’s possible to make WMV files playable in QuickTime as long as you convert WMV to QuickTime readable format. To get the work done, you need help from Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.

With it, you can convert WMV to QuickTime playable MOV on Mac OS X(including Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite and Mavericks) without quality loss. Besides, it also supports converting WMV files to other common videos including MPEG-4, MPEG-2, DivX, XviD, WMV, MKV, etc to meet your different needs. Download the program to start the WMV to QuickTime conversion task.

Tutorial: Converting WMV to QuickTime playable video

Step 1. Add WMV source

Install and run this WMV to QuickTime converter and then import your H.265 files to it either by clicking add button or dragging & dropping.

Step 2. Select QuickTime player friendly format

Click Format bar and select QuickTime compatible video format. Here “Common Video” > “MOV- QuickTime (*.mov)” is highly recommended.

Tip: Before conversion, this Mac WMV converter software allows you to click “Settings” button right besides “Format” and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Start conversion

Finally click Convert button to start converting WMV to QuickTime .mov format on Mac OS X. Once the conversion is done, click Open button to locate the results videos. Now you can add and play the converted WMV files in QuickTime player on Mac with ease.

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