Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Convert 3D ISO to 3D SBS MP4 for Enjoyment on VR Headsets

Have you collected 300+ GB 3D ISO image files from 3D DVD discs, and want to find a way out of playing 3D ISO files on your VR Headset by searching all over the internet, but still have no idea? I believe that many people have such same question, you are lucky, this article aims to help you solve this problem, keep reading.

What 3D formats supported by VR Headsets

Today's VR headsets are affordable, impressive, fun, and phone-powered. So more and more users would like to enjoy vivid and sharp 3D videos, 360 videos in VR headset on the go. If you're going to have one, you’d better have a look at which 3D video formats are supported by most VR headset.

  • Samsung Gear VR: 3D SBS MP4/MKV
  • Oculus Rift: SBS or TAB 3D
  • Google Cardboard: SBS, Over/Under and Red-Cyan Anaglyph 3D
  • Zeiss VR One: SBS 3D

From above lists, we can see that most popular VR Headsets enables you to view 3D movies with Side by Side mode in MP4 file format, while others still support TAB or Anaglyph formats. However, 3D ISO file (also known as ISO image file) is actually an "image" of entire DVD or Blu-ray Disc, which are not supported by most VR headsets. To play 3D ISO files on VR headset, you can convert your 3D ISO image files to most VR headsets supported 3D SBS MP4 videos by a third party video converter.

Convert 3D ISO to VR Headsets

In the complex market, there are tons of 3D ISO covnerters, and it's hard to find a professional one for yourself. I would recommend you an application called Pavtube BDMagic. With this program, you can easily convert 3D ISO to popular VR Headsets like Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Google Cardboard, Google DayDream View, Zeiss VR One, etc recognizable SBS/TAB/Anaglypg 3D movie formats with the format of MP4/MKV/MOV/AVI/WMV formats, etc.

Moreover, this progam grants you to change the 3D depth value to get better 3D visual effect. Select between full SBS 3D or half SBS 3D, if you have a VR player with more graphic power and you wish to have a better 3D video quality, just select the full 3D SBS format, if not, a half SBS would satisfy your needs. Apart from that, you can also check the "Switch Left Right" option to change the image display order for 3D SBS movie.

Pavtube BDMagic (TopTenReviews) Windows | Mac

Step By Step to Convert 3D ISO to 3D MP4 for Playback on VR Headsets

Step 1: Load 3D ISO file.

Install and lauch the 3D ISO Ripper on your computer, on the main interface, click "File" > "Load IFO/ISO" to load 3D ISO image file into the program.

Load ISO

Step 2: Output 3D MP4 format.

Move to "Format" menu, find "3D Video" category and choose "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video(*.mp4)" as output format. You can also choose other 3D mode or 3D format according to your own needs.

Output 3D SBS MP4 format

Step 3: Adjust 3D profile settings.

Click settings to open "3D Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust output 3D video depth, select the specific 3D resolution: Side by Side (Half - Width) or Side by Side (Full) or change the image display order for 3D SBS movie.

Adjust 3D profile settings

Step 4: Start to convert 3D ISO to 3D SBS MP4 video.

Back to program main interface, hit on the "Convert" button and start to create 3D SBS MP4 video from 3D ISO. When the conversion is done, you can locate the generated 3D SBS MP4 video in output folder to view on VR Headsets with seriously immersive 3D effect.

More Features of Pavtube BDMagic

  • Support batch conversion.
  • Convert 2D/3D Blu-ray, DVD or 4K/HD/SD Videos, BD ISO image file, DVD IFO/ISO file to 300+ popular video/audio formats such as: H.265/HEVC, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, MKV, etc for Samsung Galaxy Note series, iPhone series, Samsung TV series, Samsung Gear VR, and more.
  • Set Blu-ray subtitles in the ripping process by selecting desired subtitle from original Blu-ray movies, enable forced subtitles and add external subtitles
  • Adjust output profile parameters such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to get better output video and audio quality for Samsung devices
  • Beneficial video editing options including trimming, merging, cropping, splitting, watermark, etc to get the exact video that you want.. 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tips for Playing and Watching Both Common and DRM Videos on Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been released for many days which is equipped with 6.3" infinity display. It's the biggest ever for a Galaxy Note - giving you more screen for a bigger view and more space to use the S Pen. Galaxy Note 8 bring us a higher level visual experience. Are you enthusiastic and passionate about moving your videos and movies onto this new smartphone for viewing on the move?  Galaxy Note 8 has native support for some media files including MP4, MEV, WMV, FLV videos, you just transfer video from computer to Samsung device with ease.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Supported Video Formats

Audio playback format



*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

Video Playback Formats


*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

How about videos like M2TS, MOV, VOB, TiVo, MXF and other unsupported file types? Or even purchased or downloaded movies from iTunes, Amazon, or digital copies? How to play these common and DRM videos on Galaxy Note 8? Here is a brief guide.

Part 1. Play M2TS, MOV, VOB, TiVo, MXF common video on Galaxy Note 8

To make M2TS, MOV, VOB, TiVo, MXF and other videos playable on Galaxy Note 8, you need a professional video converter tool. We highly recommend you Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/For Mac, which transcode all above common video to Galaxy Note 8 playable video - MP4. More features in this guide for you.

Step by step to convert M2TS, MOV, VOB, TiVo, MXF common video to Galaxy Note 8

Step 1: Import video into Video Converter Ultimate.

Click "Add video" to load video file from computer hard drive. This Video Converter Ultimate program supports batch conversion, so you could add more than one videos and convert.

Add video

Step 2: Set output format.

This application offers hundreds of output formats. Click the "Format" bar, find Samsung category, then you will see profile named "Samsung Galaxy Note(*.mp4)". Select it for Galaxy Note 8 output. You also can choose H.264 mp4 from "Common Video", or "HD Video".

Format choice

You may not find the particular output format for Samsung Galaxy Note 8, don't worry, customize profile presets to achieve the perfect settings for this new device.

mp4 settings

Step 3: Convert video to Galaxy Note 8 MP4.

Hit on the "Convert" button on the main interface and start converting to Galaxy Note 8 MP4 video. Once it is done, get the generated video file and transfer to your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Part 2. Watch iTunes M4V, Amazon WMV, and digital copy DRM Video on Galaxy Note 8

For those people, who has got iTunes M4V, Amazon WMV, or other digital copy DRM video, now, Pavtube ChewTune comes as your best helper, which legally remove DRM protection from iTunes movies or TV-shows, BD/DVD Digital Copies, Amazon Instant Video, BBC iPlayer, etc and output any regular format you want with expected quality. So that you can play digital copy DRM video on any devices, like Galaxy Note 8, iPhone X/8/7/6, iPad, Eve V, Kindle Fire, and more.

Quick Guide to convert iTunes M4V, Amazon WMV, and digital copy DRM Video to Galaxy Note 8

Step 1: Add DRM protected video.

Click "Add Video" or you can directly drag DRM protected video to this program.

Import DRM video in ChewTune

Step 2: Choose video format.

Find the optimized format for your device. To play DRM protected video on Galaxy Note 8, H.264 MP4 would be a great choice. If you cannot find the exact same profile under Format list, don't worry, just select H.264 Video(*.mp4) in Common Video category, and adjust parameters to get a satisfying video/audio playback on your device.

Format selection

Step 3: Convert DRM video to Galaxy Note 8 MP4.

Start converting DRM to MP4 for Galaxy Note 8 by clicking the "Convert" button. When the conversion is done, you can click "Open" button to find the converted MP4 video. Connect your device to computer, and transfer DRM video to Galaxy Note 8 via USB cable.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tips for Playing Blu-ray on Samsung TV via Plex

Over the past few years, media straming app Plex has evolved into a code sutter's best friend. Watch how Plex makes it possible to enjoy all of your media, whether in your living room, the car, or on a boat in the South Pacific! Only 3 steps to make watching movies everywhere to come ture: Sign up & download, Add your media, Stream to your favorite devices. Normally, Plex and TV are good firends, whereas, Samsung TV always stands out from its competitors due to its design and price.

If you are one of the Blu-ray lovers, you must want to play Blu-ray movies on your Samsung TV which gives your higher virtual experience than tablets via Plex. Sure, that should be a good choice. As we all know that Blu-ray movies are original store on plastic disc, and for commercial Blu-ray, they are always protected by CSS region code or other region codes, prevents from copying the digital copy to Plex. The best way to play any Blu-ray on Samsung TV via Plex. Here are 3 steps for you.

Firstly, you have to sign up your Plex account, if you have had one, please skip this step. Secondly, copy Blu-ray movies and store them on Plex meida library. The last step is to download Plex on your Samsung TV and install Plex on it, sign in and select one Blu-ray movie, now it's time for watching lossless Blu-ray movies on Samsung TV with family, friends at home. There are many tools in the market that can help you complete step two. And we highly recommend you Pavtube ByteCopy for Window/Mac.

Key Features of Pavtube ByteCopy

  • Support to load commercial Blu-ray/DVD, 3D Blu-ray movies, DVD IFO File,DVD ISO Image File, BD ISO image file, and common videos.
  • Rip and convert Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV ,etc formats by removing Blu-ray encryption including CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc.
  • Pavtube ByteCopy allows you to lossless copy Blu-ray to Multi-track MKV format to help preserve Blu-ray 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound or other popular multi-track formats such as MP4, MKV, MOV for viewing Blu-ray movies on Samsung TV with multiple audio tracks and channels. Here is a guide to help you know more.
  • With it, you can trim a clip from the feature-length Blu-ray video then you can upload the clip to YouTube, Vimeo, FaceBook for sharing or import the Blu-ray fragment to Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Davinci Resolve for editing. You also can add external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to your Blu-ray movies or replace the audio in the video for foreign language learning or other demands.

Step by Step to Rip Blu-ray to Plex for Playback on Samsung TV

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movie

Launch the program on your computer, insert your Blu-ray disc into your computer's optical drive, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load commercial Blu-ray disc with region protection to the application.

load blu ray

Step 2. Select output format compatible with Plex

Just click "Format", navigate to "HD Video"--> "H.264 HD Video". If you prefer higher definition output formats, you can choose "H.264 High Profile Video(*mp4)" from "Common Video". Or you can select "Samsung TV (*.mp4)" from "TVS" category.


Note: There are three multi-track output formats available for you to choose from: Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV, Multi-track MP4, and Multi-track MOV.

multi track video

If you choose "Multi-track Vdieo" as out put format, then, you can click "Settings" to preserve wanted audio tracks and subtitles streams in the source movie.

multi track video settings

Step 3. Change video/audio settings (Optional)

Note: This step is based on Not choosing output format from "Multi-track video" category.

To get a full enjoyment on Samsung TV display, you can choose to change video and audio settings to match the features of Samsung TV. Click "Settings" button and you'll be taken to the "Profile Settings" window where you can change parameters like size, sample rate, bitrate, channels, etc.

h.264 hd settins

Step 4. Start to convert Blu-ray to Plex for Playback on Samsung TV

Click on the button "Convert" on main interface to let this Blu-ray converter to convert Blu-ray movie to Plex supported video format. After conversion, you can click "Open" to get the generated file then transfer the generated movies to your Plex, you also can put the Blu-ray rips to USB stick then watch Blu-ray movies on Samsung TV via USB port.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Best Free! Free! Free! Video/DVD Converter Ultimate For Galaxy Note 8

Hi friends, are you looking for a good and free video converter for your Galaxy Note 8/7 S8/7 and more? I believe that you must have found that there is no free lunch in this world. Most free video converter has many flaws. Some of those free video converter lose the main functions; some of those programs has disgusting watermark. Each of them gives you the worst experience. However, it is too early for you to feel upset. Cause you have come the right place. Here we will introduce you the best and free video converter for your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is equipped with 6.3" infinity display. And it still fits comfortably in your hand because the symmetric curves and 18.5:9 aspect come together for a narrow body. To sum up, Galaxy Note 8 bring us a higher level visual experience. To play DVD movies and other movies on it must be wonderful, this article gonna show you all-round function of follwing Free DVD/video converter and specific operating steps for you to know in depth.

Main Funtions of the Free DVD/Video Converter

Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate comes as a free and professional video converter which you can't miss in your whole life. You must have failed to bypass DVD disc decryption with free DVD ripper software such as Handbrake and Format Factory, VidCoder, etc, and wish to find a more advanced but free DVD ripper application for coping DVD movies to Galaxy Note 8 that keeps constant update with perfect support for the recently released DVD disc. And this free DVD converter would help you a lot.

Bypass all DVD copy and region protection

With Pavtube Free DVD Video Converter Ultimate, you are able to copy DVD movies to Galaxy Note 8 without any obstacles. You can comprehensively break up to 14 different types DVD protection including region code, RCE, key2Audio, UOP, CSS, Macrovision, CPRM, FluxDVD, Protect, ARccOS, AACS, BD+, ROM Mark, BD-Live, Other (e.g.APS).

For those people who want to convert videos to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, this software also gives you way out. As we all know, MKV, MOV, MP4, all those are just container which cover a lot of video/audio codec. It must be very common if you meet such issue that you fail to play some video on Galaxy Note 8. Calm down, all those means nothing to Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate.

Input DVD and video in various different file types

This free program can not only load commercial DVD disc, but also Video_TS DVD Folder and DVD IFO and ISO image file. As for the video file formats, you can batch input AVI, WMV, MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, F4V, VOB, M2TS, etc with the resolution of 4K/2K/HD/SD into the program. Up to now, the only left thing is about output video format, read on.

Output DVD/Video to variety of popular file formats

Want to get full entertainment of your DVD and video on Galaxy Note 8/7, Galaxy S9/8/7, Galaxy Tab, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPad, PS4 Pro, etc. Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate does you a great favor to output DVD/video to multiple popular file formats listed as below: 

Video formats: Divx AVI, Xvid AVI, WMV2, WMV3, MOV, MKV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ASF, WebM, 3GPP, 3GPP2 
Audio formats: MP3, WAV, M4V, OGG, AC3, WMA, AAC, SUN AU, AIFF, MP2, FLAC, AAC, MKA 
HD formats: H.264 HD, MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-TS HD, MKV HD, WMV HD, Divx HD, AVI HD

By the way, this smart assistant allows you to flexibly adjust output video codec, bit rate, resolution, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to let them fit with your devices or programs.

Get your desired video with built-in video editing package

This DVD/Video converter also works as a professional video editor. You can use "Trim" funtion to cut off unwanted parts or segment from the video. For DVD movies you can cut off the long film title and trailers. "Crop" funtion allows you to remove black edges and unwanted area of video scene. You also can split one video into several parts then unload them to sharing websites, like Youtube, Twitter, FaceBook. If you have got some DVDs from foreign countries, it must be delighted if the movies only has foreign language subtitles. It is time for you to insert SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles by yourselves. More funtions are inthis guide.

Quick Guide to Convert DVD/Video to Galaxy Note 8

Step 1. Import DVD/Video

Open up this free DVD/Video converter on PC and click "File","Load IFO/ISO" to import ISO and IFO files(DVD IFO file, DVD ISO image file). Click "Add Video" to import the target video which is not compatible with Galaxy Note 8. Otherwise, you can directly drag the file into this program.

load dvd video

Step 2. Select Galaxy Note 8 supported video format

Just click "Format" bar, navigate to "HD Video" and select "MKV HD Video (*.mkv)".

Tips: Just click setting to adjust video parameters at you like. You can flexibly adjust output video codec, bit rate, resolution, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to let them fit with your Galaxy Note 8.


Step 3. Edit video

For those people, who need to trim to cut video, or add your own watermark, or just want to insert subtitles, you can click pen icon on the main interface to get this goal.

video editor

Step 4. Start DVD/Video to Galaxy Note 8 Conversion

After you have finished all settings, return to main interface and click "Convert" to start conversion. Just wait for a second, you can click Open and it will pop up a folder with generated file. Then transfer to your Galaxy Note 8, and watch the movies on the move.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

How to Play 4K on Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung always tries to provide the best service for people. We all know that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 wasn’t able to live up to its expectations with numerous incidents related to its explosion. Just when Samsung users thought that the Note series would be dead, the brand announced the release of upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The Samsung Note 8 comes into the slight, you can choose one from the 4 colors: Midnight Black, Deepsea Blue, Orchid Gray, Maple Gold. You can record 4k video recording at 30 fps, 1080p HD recording at 30 fps or 60 fps or 720 HD video recording at 30 fps with Note 8's powerful camera. So that means you can support play all 4k video? I am afraid not. Here we list Samsung Note 8 supported video/audio formats for you to make reference.

Samsung Note 8 Supported Audio, Video and Codec

Audio playback format


*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

Video Playback Formats


*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

Playback Codes

The following video codes are readable by the Samsung Note 8:

Codecs: MPEG4, H.264, VC-1, DivX/XviD, H.263, Sorenson H.263.

For those people, who get 4k video with UHD camera, such as DJI drones, then you want to transfer to Samsung Note 8 and share the video on Youtube, Facebook from Samsung Note 8, you may find the 4K video is not acceptable by Samsung Note 8. You can find another better way: Compress the 4K video to HD video which is friendly compatible with Samsung Note 8. Today, we will give you an easy way to play any 4k on Samsung Galaxy Note 8, read on.

Best 4K Video Converter

Here we highly recommend you Pavtube Vdieo Converter Ultimate, which help you convert 4k video to HD video effortlessly, like the HD AVI, HD WMV, HD MOV, etc. You also can choose other video formats for Samsung Note 8, like the MP4, H.264, HEVC etc. In addition, you can choose the Android smart device preset and get the best video formats for Samsung Note 8. This software provides you the lighting fast speed when you choose the output video with H.264 and H.265 codec (You can adjust the video and audio codec, frame, bitrate at the Setting window), 30x faster speed than other common video converter. You also can edit the 4K video for uploading to Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, etc, you can do the trim, crop, merge, insert subtitles, export srt/ass/ssa subtitles, add video effects on your video.

Here we will go with Windows version to show to how to convert 4k to HD video for Samsung Note 8, its Mac version has the same operating procedures.

Compress 4K Video to HD Video Without Much Quality Loss

Step 1. Load 4K video files

Click “File” menu, from its drop-down list, select “Add Video/Audio” to add the 4K video, you also can choose the “Add from folder” to input multiple video files and do the batch video conversion. What’s more, you also can click “File”> “Load from Disc” button to import the DVD and Blu-ray movie, you even can play 4K Blu-ray video on Samsung Note 8.

load 4k

Step 2. Select output format

You can click “Format” and choose to output “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video”. “H.265 HD Video(*.mp4)” is a better choice which can be used by most media player. At the same time, you can choose other popular video formats for Samsung Note 8, like the AVI, MOV, WMV, etc from the Common Video, you even can get the 3D video for playing on Samsung Note 8 with Gear VR.

choose formats

Tips: You can click Setting and open the video setting profile and adjust the video related video parameters, like the video resolution, video frame, video bitrate, etc. For example: You can adjust the the output video codec as H.264 or H.265, resolution as 1080p, 720p, audio codec as AAC-LC and so on. When you choose the 3D video, you can adjust the 3D video effect, like the Anaglyph 3D video, Side By Side 3D video, Top and Bottom 3D video.

video setting

Step 3. Begin the 4K video conversion

Click “Browse” button on the main interface to save your converted 4K videos to PC drive, the click Convert button to start the 4K video conversion.

Just wait for w while, you can get the HD videos, then you can connect the Samsung Note 8 to PC, transfer the video to Samsung Note 8. Friendly: Best 4K video player is ready at here, hope this post is useful for you.