Thursday, May 8, 2014

Best Video and Audio Formats Supported by Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 series

This guide introduces what video formats can be playable on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, so that you can watch videos with best settings on Galaxy Tab 4 in high video quality.

Samsung was expected to unveil its Galaxy Tab 4 series at the MWC 2014, but it didn't happen. Now, however the company has taken care of that and has officially announced its new thinner and lighter Galaxy Tab 4 series consisting of three devices - Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Galaxy Tab 4 10.1. It’s really an enjoyment to watch movies videos everywhere with such a comfortable tablet with large display.

However, Galaxy is somehow picky at file types so that you cannot put your every video to it directly. If you have no idea about the Galaxy Tab media format issue or are wondering about the best settings for a video to be put on Galaxy Tab 4, here is a detailed solution for you.

Part 1. Galaxy Tab 4 series supported file format

First, let’s see some detailed data from Samsung.

Supported Video Audio Formats for Galaxy Tab 4

* Video Format Containers: MP4, AVI, MKV, 3GP, WMV and FLV
* Audio Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AC3
* Playback/Recording: 1080p Full HD@30fps, 720p HD@30fps

Part 2. Recommended software to convert media to MP4 with best settings for Galaxy Tab 4

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one solution to transfer Blu-ray, DVD, all kinds of media files to best video for Galaxy Tab 4. It integrates the optimized presets for different models; so what you need to do is simple find your device model listed, then click “Convert” in one go.
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(Mac version is renamed as: iMedia Converter for Mac)

Part 3. How to take advantage of this all-in-one Video to Galaxy Tab 4 Converter

Step 1. Import media files & Discs.

Click the top left icon to import Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder, IFO or ISO files; click the second icon to add video files. Or you can drag and drop videos to it directly.

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Step 2. Choose format.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate has preinstalled the best settings for Galaxy Tab 4; so things are much simple.

Just click “Format” drop-down list and choose “Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Video(*.mp4)” accordingly. The preset is specially designed for Galaxy Tab 3 but the output videos could fit on Galaxy Tab 4 perfectly.

choose samsung galaxy tab s supported video format

Step 3. Customize video specs (Optional).

Click “Settings” to free change video resolution, bitrate(quality), frame rate and other settings. Note that if you need to get videos in smaller size (especially when you own a 16GB model), you are suggested to turn down bitrate settings; the generated video size could also be found in this window.

For those who want to burn subtitles to it permanently, click “Edit” on top to enter video editor windows; switch to “Subtitles” tab and you can browse to load your *.srt/*.ass/*.ssa subtitles manually.

Step 4. Start Conversion.

You can hit the big red “Convert” to start converting Blu-ray/DVD/HD Video files to MP4 with best video settings for Galaxy Tab 4. After the conversion, click “Open output folder” in the conversion window, or “Open” in main interface to quick locate the converted video.

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