Thursday, November 13, 2014

Convert and Play 1080p/720p MKV on Galaxy S5/S4

It is very suitable to carry with Galaxy S5/S4 for a commute and travel. Yes! You can now convert your 1080p/720p MKV movies for playing on Galaxy S5/S4.

"I have received Galaxy S5 yesterday, next week I will go travel, I want to put some movies into Galaxy S5 for watching on the go. I have collected some mkv movies, when I transferred them to Galaxy S5, I foundation the phone can’t play these movies, it seems the formats can’t be supported, can you tell me how to play MKV on Galaxy S5 or my old Galaxy S4?”
Galaxy S5/S4

Can we play 1080p/720p MKV videos on Galaxy S5/S4? 
We cannot get and access MKV video file source on Galaxy S5/S4 on the internet, nor can we play MKV videos directly. The isest solution to get MKV videos played on Galaxy S5/S4 is to convert MKV to Galaxy playable videos on your computer beforehand.

To accomplish this goal, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is undoubtedly your first choice that can meet all your basic and advanced MKV to Galaxy S5/S4 needs.:

1. Support countless high definition video formats. There are many video converters in the market that support converting MKV videos, but few can do MKV to Galaxy S5/S4 conversion with fast speed, simplest workflow, reliable video quality, without A/V sync problem and intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like MKV, MPEG, VOB, AVCHD, M2TS/MTS, MOV, MP4, FLV, etc;

2. Provided with many ready-made profiles that can help play MKV videos on Galaxy S5/S4 or other portable devices directly by choosing one profile option;

3. Has extra functions to facilitate common personal video processing during converting MKV to Galaxy S5/S4 videos, including video part trimming, black edge cropping, add special effect, add watermark, add subtitles, etc.
4. Also realized in Mac version - iMedia Converter on Mac. And the mac workflow is here.

How to Convert 1080p/720p MKV to Galaxy S5/S4 supported video for playback
1. Download, install and launch the Video Converter for Galaxy S5/S4. And then click "Add Video" to import your source materials in .mkv format. Besides MKV, you can also load FLV, AVI, WMV, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

Video Converter for Galaxy S5/S4 

2. Click “Format” bar, you can get the optimized videos for Galaxy S5/S4 under Samsung -> Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4). The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. 

Galaxy S5/S4 Video Format 

P.S. If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
Galaxy S5/S4 Video Settings 

For watching videos on Galaxy S5/S4, 720p with 1500~2500kbps is just all right. I found bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

3. In the end, go back to the main interface and click the “Convert” button to start converting 1080p/720p MKV to Galaxy S5/S4 MP4 videos. Click “Open” to find the result MP4 videos after the conversion and transfer them to your Galaxy device with ease.

Prette simple. Now, you can enjoy and view 1080p/720p mkv movies on Galaxy S5/S4 for a commute and travel. What's more, you can enable Blu-ray ISO and DVD videos to play on your Galaxy S5/S4.