Showing posts with label Galaxy S4. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Galaxy S4. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Play FLAC Files on Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge

FLAC, short for Free Lossless Audio Codec, is an audio format for lossless audio data compression. Being lossless, This audio format ensures high audio quality to meet users' demands. Even though its file size is much bigger than MP3, it's still preferred by many music fans because of the high quality of audio playback. This article introduce a workable FLAC player for Samsung Galaxy S4 and FLAC player for Samsung Galaxy S5 and how to convert FLAC to MP3 to fast transfer and sync to Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge for easy play. 

Why cannot we directly watch FLAC files on our Galaxy S series? How about converting them to the common audios MP3 files, which can all be the suitable one on Galaxy S series? Although FLAC is on the list of native support media format of Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge, there are times when you can’t play FLAC on Galaxy S4 or Galaxy S5. You can’t even add or transfer FLAC files to your playlists; FLAC files are played without metadata; or only half of the FLAC can be played. 

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To solve Galaxy S series won’t play FLAC files, you can try other music players from Google play or use the stand way to convert FLAC to Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge supported MP3 format.

The First Way, you can Install FLAC Players for Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6 to Play FLAC on Samsung Galaxy S4/S5/S6. Winamp for Android Pro, a paid Andorid app (costs $4.99) supports FLAC Playback (from Browse by Folders). Winamp Pro can play, manage and sync music from your Mac or PC to your Android device. It offers a complete music management solution (2.1 OS & above) featuring wireless desktop sync (Winamp Media Player required), iTunes import, & access to thousands of internet radio stations with SHOUTcast. Note: The article also applies to Samsung Galaxy S3, S2, Tab, Note, etc. 

The Second way and most effective way is that convert FLAC to Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge supported Audio Formats. Here, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate and iMedia Converter for Mac are recommended to Windows and Mac users to easily and efficiently play FLAC to MP3 on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge with best settings and solve Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge can’t play MP3, WAV, AIFF, OGG, WMA, APE, RA, RAM, etc. problems. Learn >> Why Choose this Top Audio for Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge? 

In fact, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is more than an audio converter, it is also an excellent video converter to convert between all popular video formats. With the help of this Top Audio Converter, it is that easy to play audio, video on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge or on any devices and players.

How to Convert Audio FLAC on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge?


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Step 1: Load Audio Files for Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge.

Click on “Add File” button to add the audio files that you want to play on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge. Or simply drag your files or the folder where your files are to the program interface.

Step 2: Set output format for Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge.

Click Format column to choose output format. In order to make ringtone for your Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge, we choose "Common Audio > MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 Audio(*.mp3)". it’s the only ringtone format that Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge supported.

Learn>> Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 best Video Formats | Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Best Formats |  

Step 3: Merge audio files into one.

Select the audio files you want to join together and then tick “Merge into one file” on the main interface to combine separate audio files into one.

Step 4: Convert audio to Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge.

Start the conversion process by hitting the right-bottom “Convert” button to convert FLAC to AAC conversion begins. Then, transfer converted media to Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge. When it completes, now you can enjoy the FLAC audio files on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge when running or workout!

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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. 

Monday, June 23, 2014

Enable Galaxy S5, S4, S3 to Play Blu-ray ISO image files

This guide will share the easy way to convert Blu-ray ISO image files to Galaxy MP4 format so that you can playback it on Galaxy S5, S4, S3 smoothly on the go.

As a Blu-ray movie fan, you may have collected a pile of Blu-ray discs or Blu-ray movie files, like RoboCop, Non-Stop, The LEGO Movie, 300: Rise of an Empire, etc. When you received your lovely Galaxy S5, S4, S3..., you may can’t wait to transfer these movies files to it for enjoyment on the go. However, some newbies would have no idea how to make it as the user below.

Hi, there. I have a backup of a LEGO Movie which is in a iso file which I want to get to work on my Galaxy S5. Is there any way to convert the BD ISO to Galaxy preferred format?

To meet the needs of so many Galaxy users, we tried our best and found out the easy way. To play Blu-ray ISO on Galaxy S5, S4, S3..., the priority is to convert the BD ISO files to Galaxy S5, S4, S3 playable format and then transfer them for playback.

Here, Pavtube BDMagic is just designed to help you convert Blu-ray ISO image files to Galaxy S5, S4, S3 MP4 for playback and you don't even need to run virtual drive to mount the ISO file, just simply import. With its clean interface, fast converting speed and good video quality, converting Blu-ray ISO to Galaxy will be simply finished within a few clicks. The mac version is Pavtube BDMagic for Mac. Now download it and follow the guide below.

FYI: If you want to keep all the audio tracks (language) and soft subtitles, here's another choice for you: Blu-ray ISO Converter Pro.

3 Steps to Rip Blu-ray ISO image files to Galaxy S5, S4, S3 support video format

Step 1. Run this Top Blu-ray Ripper, as the Blu-ray ISO to Galaxy Converter.

Click "Load file" to choose Load IFO/ISO file. It will recognize the ISO image file automatically so that you will not have to run virtual drive to mount the ISO any more.

Step 2. Select Galaxy S5, S4, S3 compatible format.

You need set format for Blu-ray ISO to  Galaxy S5, S4, S3 conversion. Just click “ Format” and find “Samsung” category and select "Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)".

Tips: Customize video specs. (Optional)

Click the "Settings" icon on program interface, you are allowed to set presets to get better video and audio performance on your Galaxy S5, S4, S3.

Note: Higher Bitrate leads to better video quality in saved file, but it also creates larger video size. Don't forget the balance between video quality and size.

Step 3. Start the Blu-ray ISO to MP4 conversion.

When everything is OK, just press the "Convert" button to start the Blu-ray ISO to Galaxy S5, S4, S3 MP4 conversion. It will not take much time. Just wait for the conversion process to get done.

Note: Keep in mind that some of the settings can be tweaked to improve the video quality but it's a balance between quality and size. Using the settings we suggested, a 120-minute Blu-ray encoded to about a 1.3GB MP4 file.

After the conversion, you can click "Open output folder" to quick locate the converted video and transfer to your Galaxy S5 for watching with 1080p resolution smoothly.

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If you are looking for a powerful all-in-one ultimate video converter software to convert various 1080p/720p videos, Blu-ray and DVDs to your tablet or phone for enjoying, simultaneously saving time and effort, the Video Converter Ultimate program will be a nice choice for you.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

3 Steps to Convert DVD Videos to Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 for Further Playback

If you want to backup DVD onto Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 for watching, you will need to remove DVD protection and then convert DVD to MP4 format with the best DVD Ripper.

What are your choices for playing DVD on portable devices?

A: Wider screen;
B: More delicate image display;
C: Longer battery life;
D: Compatible with as many as possible video formats;

Samsung has always been successful in evoking interest in new devices launched as successors in this series and the S series stand out for video playback with large screen.

Galaxy S5 is the newest member of the Galaxy S family and Galaxy S5 is expected to have some impressive specifications. The device will have 5.1 inches Super AMOLED display having a pixel density of 432 pixels-per-inch and resolution of 1080-by-1920 pixels. It is a solid choice to play DVD videos on Galaxy S3, S4 and S5. This article will show you how to rip & covert DVD for Samsung Galaxy S series phones.

As we know, Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 doesn't have a built-in DVD-ROM or DVD player, which means you couldn't directly play DVD movies. Fortunately, there is an easy and fast way to convert and put DVD movies onto Galaxy S phones.

Seeing so many reviews, having tried many softwares, free or paid, I find Pavtube DVDAid is just such kind of easy-to-use program to help you do the conversion in a few clicks. Tried Handbrake – didn’t like it – tried DVD Fab – couldn’t get it to work. But Pavtube is easy to use and free water-marked version a great idea to check it worked. The Mac version is DVDAid for Mac.

All you need to do is:

1. Import
2. Choose preset
3. Click and go! It's just as simple as that.


If you have any requirements of outputting 3D (Anaglyph, T/P, SBS) or keeping multiple audio tracks/subtitles, you are suggested to try Pavtube ByteCop (Win/Mac).

Tutorials: How to transfer/convert DVD to most compatible MP4 preset for Galaxy S3, S4 and S5

1. Run this Pavtube DVDAid; load disc.

Click the top left icon, you can choose to import DVD from ROM, DVD folder or DVD ISO/IFO. It will check the main title by default; moreover, ISO files could also be recognized automatically so that you no longer need to run virtual drive to mount it.

2. Choose format.

Click "Format" drop-down list and choose "Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)" as the compatible MP4 preset with best video quality.

Best Supported Video Format for Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

Tip: You can click Settings bottom to adjust the output parameters including video codec, size, bitrate, framerate and sample rate(Hz).

3. Start Conversion.

You can hit the big red "Convert" to start converting DVD to Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 MP4 with best video settings. After the conversion, click "Open output folder" in the conversion window, or "Open" in main interface to quick locate the converted video.

After getting the converted movies files, you can transfer them to Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 for watching.

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So there you have it. Prette simple. Now, you can enjoy and view DVD movies on Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 anytime everywhere for great digital fun.

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If your movie isn't already in one of the Galaxy S3, S4 and S5 supported formats or it's still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the Video Converter Ultimate (or the iMedia Converter Mac) which is an all-in-one converting tool which can quickly complete BD/DVD to video and video to video conversion.

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Monday, February 24, 2014

Download movies from iTunes store to play on Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

Have downloaded some movies from iTunes store and want to play them on your Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S. Get the iTunes to Samsung Galaxy Converter to transfer DRM iTunes rental movies to Galaxy series phones.
According to a claimed Samsung Galaxy S5 box which has leaked, the handset will host a 5.25-inch QHD display with a stunning 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. On top of this, the rumours have pointed to the Samsung Galaxy S5 specs sheet benefitting from a a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, 20-megapixel primary camera and 3GB of RAM. Just like Galaxy S4, S3,S2 and S, Galaxy S5 can also be a media player for wathing movies.

I’m happy to report that you can download the videos and, instead of waiting for the download to complete, you can start watching them almost immediately. But when turns to video downloaded from iTunes store, you will find it is not so easy to transfer iTunes movies to Galaxy S5 and other Galaxy series, including S5, S4, S3, S2 and S. As iTunes movies are all protected by DRM (Digital Rights Management).

To get iTunes movies playback on Galaxy series, you need to remove DRM protection from iTunes m4v movies in advance, and then you can play them freely. To ahieve your goal smoothly, below is a simple tutorial for you, guaranteed to get iTunes movies to play on Samsung Galaxy S5,S4, S3, S2 and S perfectly.

At first, you have to download an app that you are going to use later. You are recommended to download and install: Pavtube ChewTune (the Mac version here).

Click to purchase the app or download a trial (Windows 8.1 compatible)- a trial puts watermark on converted videos. (Read review

  (Click here for Mac OS X 10.5)

This program is an intuitive and stable iTunes Movie DRM converter which can easily handle DRM-protected contents including iTunes, Digital Copies coming with Blu-ray/DVD discs and more. Meanwhile the playback of the converted videos is as decent as possible as original.

Few tips before starting the whole iTunes DRM video to Galaxy Conversion:

1. Make sure that your computer is authorized for source videos, that is to say you can play the source iTunes movies in iTunes, play Amazon and digital copy using Windows Media Player.

2. Allow the audio driver installed during the Pavtube ChewTune installation.

3. Close iTunes before running the Pavtube DRM Removal Converter when converting iTunes M4V movies.

4. It would take as long as the source movie length for the whole DRM video to Samsung Galaxy conversion process since Pavtube ChewTune records source DRM videos in 1:1 video and audio quality.

How to Convert DRM protected iTunes M4V videos to Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2, S?

Step 1. Add iTunes purchased videos

Launch the Galaxy DRM removal and click the "Add" button or drag and drop to add the iTunes movies you want to play to the program. Besides, you can also add iTunes M4P music files and video/audio bought from Amazon, BBC iPlayer, Zune, Nokia Music Store, etc. for converting.

DRM to Samsung Converter 

Step 2. Choose Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S best video format

Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Samsung column, you can easily find the profile of "Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)" for Galaxy S5, S4 and S3. And choose "Samsung Galaxy S II(I9100) Video Ringtone(*.mp4)" or "Samsung Galaxy S(I9000)(*.wmv)" for Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S.

Tip: 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.

Step 3. Start converting iTunes M4V to MP4 for Galaxy Phones

In the end, go back to the main interface and click the "Convert" button to start converting iTunes movies for Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2, S. Click "Open" to find the DRM-free MP4 videos after the conversion and transfer them to your device with ease.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Best Supported Video Format for Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

Wondering which video format are supported for playback on your Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S? Check this guide to see Galaxy S series specs, including its best playback video format and native codec.   
There is no denying the fact that the Galaxy S series from Samsung is the most popular Android lineup to date. With its latest iteration of the Galaxy S, Samsung sold over 10 million units before the phone even launched. Obviously, a lot of people have become loyal to the Galaxy S brand.

The specs of Galaxy S improved dramatically every year. With each generation, the screens got a little bigger and better (either through resolution or sub-pixel layout), the processors got faster and more powerful (higher clock speeds or more cores), and the RAM has pretty much doubled up with each new iteration. Better camera are probably all in store for the SGS4. Now it come with Samsung Galaxy S5 Rumour Roundup. Based off my experience with the older Galaxies, I can’t wait!

Want to watch your favourite movie files on Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S? Which file types are supported by Galaxy S Series? Let's explore in the article as below.

Part 1: Supported File Formats for Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

If you want to play videos on your new Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S, you need to find out which audio and video formats are supported by Galaxy S series first. Here, we list their supported video formats for you as below.

Rumour:  Samsung Galaxy S5  (5.25” screen):

MPEG4, H.264, 3GP

Samsung Galaxy S4 (5.0” screen):


Samsung Galaxy S3 (4.8” screen):

MP4, WMV, AVI, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263

Samsung Galaxy S2 (4.3” screen):


Samsung Galaxy S  (4.0” screen): 


Only videos in the supported format list above can by played on Galaxy S series. If you want to transfer and play uncognized videos on Galaxy S series, the first step you need to do is to convert all unsupported videos to compatible format for Galaxy S series.

Part 2: Best Video Setting for Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

Galaxy S series only support limited videos in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats, and the best file format or container to store your videos for playing back on Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S is the MP4. Please pair the video settings to your Ultimate Video Converter as below to make sure the quality for watching on your device.

Below are Galaxy S series best video setting:

Video Settings

Codec: H.264 or WMV 3
Size: 1280*720 (for S5, S4 and S3), 480*800 (for S2), 800*480 (for S)
Bitrate: 1500~2000 kbps
Frame Rate: 24

Audio Settings

Codec: AAC
Sample Rate: 44100Hz
Bitrate: 128 kbps
Channel: Stereo

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Now let's see where you’ll find out more information about selecting your conversion’s output format in an easier way; with the built-in presets.

Part 3: Preset Video Settings for Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S

As mentioned earlier, if you need to convert your video (on a Windows PC) files for playback on the Galaxy S series, Pavtube Galaxy Video Converter Ultimate will not fail you. Not all video tools like this all-in-one program offer so many video editing options in this full-features and powerful video converter. It edits videos by trimming, cropping, splitting videos, add text/image/video watermark as copyright protection, and attach external *.srt, *.ass, or *.ssa subtitles into source media for entertainment. Support perfect audio and video synchronization.

If you are a Mac user, you can use its equivalent Mac version -iMedia Converter Mac to achieve your goal smoothly. Both the two versions can output 3D (Anaglyph, T/P, SBS) in MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI format.

The conversion speed is very fast because it supports batch conversion and NVIDIA CUDA & ATI Stream (AMD APP) acceleration technologies. It converts multiple video clips at the same time, moreover it can shut down computer after the process is complete, so run the app overnight and you could enjoy the created videos next morning when you are up.

Now, all you need to do is drag-and-drop your Blu-ray, DVD and video files into the converter once it’s launched. After that you can conveniently edit it with the Edit button on each of the uploaded files. Alternatively, head straight to choosing your preferred device; which in this case the iPad from Output Format>Samsung>Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4). Or choose others according to the models of your mobile phone. Simply click on Convert. When the conversion is 100% completed, you can transfer and enjoy your unacceptable video files on Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2 and S! It’s honestly that simple and straightforward. Give it a go.


Don't know how to transfer converted videos to Galaxy S series? Read the guides:

Stream Videos/Movies from Computer to Samsung Galaxy S3
How to Transfer Music, Video files to Galaxy Note 3 via USB or Samsung Kies 3
How to put videos to Android Smartphones via USB connection?

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