Prepare MP4 Videos for Playback on Philips TV

If your MP4 files won’t be recognized by your Philips TV, you need to encode it first. Here is how to.
philips-tv-mp4I’ve had the pleasure of using a Philips TV past few months, and I can say without reservation that it is an excellent movie enjoyment. The only problem I’ve encountered so far is, when I transfer some MP4 files to Philips TV from USB, it refused to playback, although MP4 is listed as a supported format in Philips TV tech support.

Searching online, to view MP4 on Philips TV, I’ll just need to encode/re-encode them first. The basic reason is that video codec, bitrate, resolution all decide the compatibility of the video on Philip TV. An MP4 is a container. Different MP4 files tend to contain different video and audio codecs. The MP4 files with unsupported audio or video codec certainly can’t be played on the Philips HDTV. If you’re interested in doing likewise, check out the way toplay MP4 video on Philips TV with ease.
First you need to download Brorsoft Video Converter. It’s a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help us convert MP4 to Philips TV 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 iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S4, etc to meet your different needs. If you’re using a Mac, simply turn to the Mac version, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it.

The Steps: How to encode MP4 movies to play on Philips TV

Step 1: Download, install and launch Brorsoft Video Converter.

Step 2: Click on the Add Files button to add .mp4 video files.

Step 3: Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality.

Step 4: If you’re not satisfied with the result videos, you can click “Settings” to adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

Step 5: After everything is OK, simply click the big “Convert” button to start converting MP4 videos for Philips TV. Once the encoding task completes, you can transfer and play the converted MP4 video to Philips TV effortlessly.

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2 thoughts on “Prepare MP4 Videos for Playback on Philips TV”

  1. I’m on a Mac and I’ve tried with Handbrake, VisualHub and RoadMovie but I guess I dont have the settings right as I can’t access or play the files from the USB. Follow your tutorial, my problem was resolved. Many thanks.

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