Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Transfer and play WMV movie files on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4

In this post, you can learn the best way to transfer and play WMV movie files on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4 with the best Galaxy Tab S video converter.

I usually watch videos on the internet on my Galaxy Tab S 10.5 but one day it just started saying sorry a donwloaded *. wmv video cannot be played. How can i get it to work again?

Hello everyone. I have the Galaxy Tab 8.4. Recently, I have downloaded a few WMV movie to my laptop and transfer it to device. For some reason, when doing so to the Tablet, it keeps giving me the same message over and over which says this video cannot be played!! Can someone please explain to me WHY this is the case? Any help is appreciated.

play WMV files on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4

Watching movies on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 84 is an exciting thing, we can relax at anytime, anywhere. However, if, for one reason or another, you have movies or TV episodes you’ve legally acquired elsewhere in WMV format, you can't directly transfer and play on your Galaxy Tab S due to its limitation.

The official way to do it is to use an app to convert WMV to Galaxy Tab S supported format — MPEG-4/H.264 — and then copy them to the Galaxy Tab S 10.5/8.4 using USB cable. Here, this WMV to Galaxy Tab S converter – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, you can convert all SD and HD video formats, including WMV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, MPEG, VOB, etc. as well as Blu-ray, DVD to Galaxy Tab S compatible formats.

In this way, you can play videos in virtually any video formats on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S without any troubles. In addition to Galaxy Tab S, it can also convert video to fit Galaxy Tab 3, Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Tab Pro, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5 and other popular portable devices. The equivalent Mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac.


How to change WMV movies to Galaxy Tab S for watching

Step 1. Add WMV video files to the program

Launch the program and add videos in the following two ways: 1> Click "Add Video" button to choose WMV video files from your hard drive for converting. 2> Directly drag the WMV movies you want to convert to the left item bar. To save your time, you can add multiple files for converting at a time since batch conversion is well supported.

WMV to Galaxy Tab S Converter

Step 2. Choose an output video format

Click on the pull down menu of Format and choose Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Video(*.mp4) as the target format. It ensures the best video quality on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4.

Galaxy Tab S supported format

Step 3. Edit your movie files (Optional)

Before the conversion, you can edit your videos by trimming, cropping, adding watermarks, inserting subtitles and more to get the exact effect and feel you want by clicking "Edit" button.


If you like, you can click on Settings you could easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect video quality and file size for the video you prefer. Keep in mind that bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Galaxy Tab S Video Settings

Step 4. Start to convert WMV video files for Galaxy Tab S

Click the Convert button to start WMV to Galaxy Tab S conversion. When the conversion completes, click Open bar to locate the converted MP4 files.

And now you're ready to transfer the videos to your Galaxy Tab S:

Connect your device to computer via a USB cable and transfer the movies to it. Afterwards, simply enjoy your downloaded WMV movies on Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and 8.4 with ease on the go.

Note: If your WMV movies were bought from Amazon, you have to choose a DRM Removal software, like Pavtube ChewTune to convert Amazon DRMed WMV movie files. Or get this software bundle to get all your WMV files playable.

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