How to Play MP4 files on WD TV without Any Problem
With the WD TV, it would be easy for you to play most common video and audio formats including MP4, MPEG-2, WMV9, AVI, MKV, MP3, WMA, AAC, OGG,etc. While, when users trying to play an .mp4 file on WD TV, the issue still occurred: MP4 can't recognized by WD TV. What caused the problem? Any solution to resolve MP4 to WD TV incompatible issues? Now, read on to get the solid answer from this article.
Why WD TV won't play MP4 correctly?
The basic reason why we cannot view MP4 video files on WD TV HD Media Player, WD TV Mini Media Player, WD TV Live HD Media Player, WD TV Live Streaming Media Player properly, that is due to the complicated codecs of MP4. What's more, WD TV is restricted for video resolution and frame rate for MP4 files. For example, on WD TV HD Media Player (Gen 1):
MPEG-4 and H.264 support up to 1920x1080p 24fps, 1920x1080i 30fps, 1280x720p 60fps resolution. If you have some Ultra HD, 4K movies, WD TV won't handle it.
How to get MP4 files playable on WD TV
The ultimate solution to get MP4 files recognized by WDTV Media Player is to convert MP4 to WD TV most compatible format with proper video settings. To complete the task, Brorsoft Video Converter is the best choice for you.
This video converter helps you convert MP4 to WD TV friendly video by adjusting the video size and frame rate. Besides MP4, MKV, MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos are supported. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including Apple TV, Sony TV, Panasonic TV, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter Mac, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it.
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Guide: Convert MP4 to WD TV compatible format
Step 1: Start the MP4 to WD TV converter and drag .mp4 files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.
Step 2: Set output video format as H.264 MP4 or MPEG-4 under Format > Common Video.
Step 3: Before start the MP4 conversion for WD TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.
Note:WD TV currently can't support 4K files, if you some 4K files, downscale the 4K to 1080p. And for Full HD videos, please set the frame rate as 24fps.
Step 4: Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mp4 for playback on WD TV through USB.
After the conversion, you can hit "Open" to quick locate the converted video. After that, you can play your MP4 movies on WD TV without hassle.