Sunday, December 29, 2013

Supported Video Formats For Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1

Can't play video on Samsung Galaxy Note? This article introduces what video formats are supported by Galaxy Note series like Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1. 
Are you an Samsung Galaxy Note user? Want to have wonderful multimedia experience on Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1? Do you have encountered such a problem: 

Q1: Picked up my Galaxy Note 3 yesterday. As a video enthusiasts, I like to collect all kinds of videos and movies, such as: AVI, MKV and Flash video. Now I want to watch them on my new phone, but the problem arises. Is there an app that can play these files? If not is there something that can convert the videos to a format that suits the Galaxy Note.
Q2: I use TiVo all the time and recorded my favorite TV shows, but they cannot be played on my Note 2 or other portable devices. What should I do it happen? Could you recommend something can do that? 

Q3: I thought it would be as simply as copying some avi,mkv files to the movies directory of my Galaxy Note 10.1. But I believe Android doesn't support avi, so I download 4 or 5 different movies apps - all of which couldn't function as the Note 10.1 doesn't have an SD card. 
Then what should we do?

Samsung Galaxy Note is the name given to a series of Android smartphone-phablets and tablet computers which come from the Samsung Galaxy series and includes smartphones with large screens and pressure-sensitive stylus (branded "S Pen") as well as tablets with the stylus technology.

If you wanna play all kinds of video to Samsung Galaxy Note series, you have to get to know its supported video format at first. 

Read More: Supported Video Formats for Android – Non Official Document 

Supported Video Formats For Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1 

Now check out what video formats are supported and can be successfully played with your default video player on Samsung Galaxy Note. 
Video Format supported by Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1 
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 

Codec : H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8, HEVC 
Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p), UHD (*may differ by market) 


Codec : MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC(*), WAV(*) 
(*) Ultra High Quality Audio (~192KHz, 24 bit) support 
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 

Codec: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, WMV7, WMV8, WMV9, VP8 
Format: 3GP(MP4), WMV(ASF), AVI, FLV, MKV, WebM 
Full HD(1080p) Playback & Recording 

Codec: MP3, OGG, WMA, AAC, ACC+, eAAC+, AMR(NB,WB), MIDI, WAV, AC-3, Flac 
Music Player with SoundAlive 
3.5mm Ear Jack 
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 
MPEG4, H.264, MP43, VC-1, WMV 7/8, 
Sorenson Spark, H.263, VP8 
1080p Full HD video @ 60fps 

WAV, MIDI, SP-MIDI, i-Melody, XMF 

Different version of Android system may support different video format even for the same model of Samsung Galaxy Note. 

Video Encoding for Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1 

Below are the recommended encoding parameters for Samsung Galaxy Note video playback. 

You need a Galaxy Note Video converter or Video Compression tool to encode videos with these parameters to make any videos compatible with your Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 2, Note 10.1. Naturally, we at Pavtube recommend Video Converter Ultimate or iMedia Converter for Mac to convert 1080p/720p MKV, AVI, Tivo, VOB, WMV, MPG, M2TS, MTS, TS, FLV, F4V, VRO, EVO, WebM, MP4 etc. video for Galaxy Note

Of course, if you want to watch Blu-ray and DVD movies on Galaxy Note, the BDMagic is the best choice. If you only need to rip DVDs, the DVDAid is needed. Movies purchased or downloaded from online (e.g. iTunes, BBC iPlayer) are restricted to specific computers and devices only.

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