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Play/View HD videos/movies on Nook Color with best video player
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    Nook Color as an Android tablet for readers from Barnes & Noble with a 7-inch high-resolution VividView color touch screen and eight text sizes to customize reading lets it run apps ranging from games to travel, plus it allows email and Web browsing, watch videos as well. In a word, NOOK Color a great travel tool for you costs significantly less than an iPad, Motorola Xoom, Kindle Fire and other tablets.
  • Q: Been trying to find a good video player...all seem to lag quite a bit or are quite choppy...anyone have any luck with any working really good? If so, please share!
  • From quoted words from the Nook Color user, we find that this user has been trying to find an optimal video player for Nook Color for a long time but the video playback still troubled him. Here we’d l like to solve the problem for the user and so many other Nook Color users who also wanna view HD movies on Nook Color with best video player. Below we recommend top three video players for Nook Color to you.
  • RockPlayer:
    RockPlayer is high performance, almost all formats media player with a lot of functions. It saves your time and disk space to transcoding or format converting. Just put your video on SD card or click the URL in browser to watch it.
    Supported file formats: avi, mkv, rmvb, mp4, mov, wmv, asf, wma, wav, mpg, ts, mpa, dvd, au, mp3, mid, ivf, aiff, ogm, ogg, cda, flic, d2v, aac, roq, flac, drc, dsm, swf, pls, pmp
    Supported audio and video encoders: AAC, AC3, DTS, FLV4, LPCM, ALAW, ULAW, MPEG Audio, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, RealVideo, RealAideo, Vorbis, AVC (H264), VC1, XVID, DIVX, SVQ, Theora, Bink
    Disadvantages: RockPlayer on the Nook Color can handle 480p non HD videos fine in the .mkv or .avi containers.
  • MPlayer:
    MPlayer is a free and open source media player that supports a wide variety of media formats and can also save all streamed content to a file.
    Supported media formats
    Container formats: 3GP, AVI, ASF, FLV, Matroska, MOV, MP4, NUT, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia, Bink
    Video formats: Cinepak, DV, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, HuffYUV, Indeo, MJPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, RealVideo, Sorenson, Theora, WMV, Bink
    Audio formats: AAC, AC3, ALAC, AMR, DTS, FLAC, Intel Music Coder, Monkey's Audio, MP3, Musepack, RealAudio, Shorten, Speex, Vorbis, WMA, Bink
    Disadvantages: It can not handle an HD file well and seems to have a very slight audio lag.
  • Vplayer:
    VPlayer is the best video player for Android and it plays most videos well.
    Video formats: divx/xvid, wmv, m4v, flv, rmvb, avi, mkv, mov, mp4, 3gp, ts, tp...
    Streaming: http, rtsp, mms and m3u(apple http stream, m3u8)
    External subtitles: (Advanced) SubStation Alpha(.ssa/.ass), SAMI(.smi), SubViewer(.sub), Subrip(.srt), MicroDVD(.sub), MPL2(.txt).
    Embedded subtitles: (Advanced) SubStation Alpha(.ssa/.ass), Subrip(.srt), MicroDVD(.sub) and Plain text in video files(.mkv, .avi ...).
    Disadvantages: It lags a bit when you get to real high quality videos.
  • Above we recommend the most popular three video players for Nook Color which all have a good performance; however, we have to accept the truth that these video players can not handle HD videos like MTS, TiVo, MKV, MOV, etc well. So, how to get rid of this problem to play HD videos on Nook Color with optimal video player freely? In that case, convert HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to Nook Color compatible format and handled video size with video convert tool will be your only choice.

  • To meet all the Nook Color users needs, here we recommend the best HD video to Nook Color Converter with which you can convert any HD video like MTS, TiVo, MKV, MOV, MOD etc to Nook Color friendly format in handled video size quickly and easily. What’s more, this HD video to Nook Color Converter can save you time and effort with its especially designed Nook Color MP4 format with default parameters.
    PS: If you are Mac users, you can apply this HD video to Nook Color Converter for Mac.
  • Guide: Convert HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to Nook Color with the best HD video to Nook Color Converter.
  • Step 1: Import HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to the best HD video to Nook Color Converter.
    Launch the best HD video to Nook Color Converter. Click the button “File” to add MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to the best HD video to Nook Color Converter. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
    Tip: If you have several video files, and wanna combine/merge MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV HD video files for Nook Color, you just need to tick off the “Merge into one” box.

  • Step 2: Select an output format for Nook Color and set the output folder.
    Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Android”, and from the sublist, you can easily find the “Nook Color (*.mp4)” format which is the especially designed for Nook Color. Of course, you can also select the format from “Common Video”, the H.264, MPEG-4 are both the friendly format for you to transfer HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to Nook Color. Afterwards, you can set the output folder as you like.

  • Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters for Nook Color.
    Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
    Note: If you’ve selected the Nook Color (*.mp4) format, you can keep the default parameters which can offer you the full screen video playback. Well, if you choose the video format from Common Video, you can manually set the video size as 854*480 to play videos on Nook Color in full screen.
  • Step 4: Start converting your HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to MP4 for Nook Color.
    Click the “Convert” button; it will convert HD videos MTS/TiVo/MOV/MKV to MP4 for Nook Color immediately with NVIDIA CUDA technology support. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
  • Once the conversion is done, you ill be able to get the output files for Nook Color via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can play HD video files with best video player on Nook Color freely especially during your travel.
  • Tip:
    This HD video to Nook Color Converter not only can help you to convert HD videos to Nook Color but also can aid you to convert common video like .wmv, vob, avi, etc to Nook Color. More information get from Brorsoft HD video to Nook Color Converter.

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