MP4 Tips and Tricks

Get MP4 files recognized by WDTV Media Player

May 17 2016 , Written by Bonnie Published on #play mp4 on wd tv, #convert mp4 to wd tv, #best mp4 converter

The WD TV is a consumer device produced by Western Digital that plays videos, images, and music from USB drives. It can play high-definition video through an HDMI port, and standard video through composite video cables. It can play most common video and audio formats. Though WD TV Media Player announced to play MP4 via USB drive or network; sometimes we still encounter cannot play the MP4 video files on WD TV HD Media Player, WD TV Mini Media Player, WD TV Live HD Media Player, WD TV Live Plus HD Media Player, WD TV Live Streaming Media Player, WD TV Live Hub Media Center, or the WD Elements Play due to the complicated codecs of MP4. The following article will explain the reason as well as provide an easy solution to successfully play all kinds of MP4 video formats (Blu-ray MP4, H.265 MP4 etc) on WD TV. 


 


WD TV supported formats 

Video formats and codecs: 

MPEG1/2/4, WMV9, AVI, H.264, MKV, MOV (MPEG4, H.264), M2TS, TP, TRP, TS, MP4, ASF, VOB (unprotected or unencrypted) 

Audio formats and codecs: 

MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS. 


How to Solve can’t play MP4 on WD TV? 

An all-in-one method to successfully play video files on WD TV Media Player is to convert MP4 to WD TV more compatible one. Pavtube Video Converter is just the ideal WD TV Converter which has both Windows and Mac verison. 

Acting as the WD TV Video Converter,Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can convert MKV, H.265, AVI, FLV, SWF, WebM, OGV, F4V, F4F, WTV, DVR, ASF, MPEG, WMV, AVI, DivX, DV, MP4, M4V, MOV, MXF, MKV, VOB, MTS, 3GP, and etc to WD TV more supported video format. Acting as the WD TV Audio Converter, Pavtube onverter can convert CAF, VOC, Apple Lossless, M4A, AMR, QCP, AC3, AU, and more to WD TV audio format. 

Mac version - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac

Download and get the best MP4 to WD TV Video Converter:


  

Other Download: 
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/ 
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html 


Step by step to convert MP4 to WDTV player on Windows (10)

Step 1: Click "File" menu to import MP4 videos to the program.  



Step 2. Set right output format. Click "Format" bar, and select .mp4 from "Common video" or "HD video" to suit WD TV. 

 

Tips: The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the "Settings" button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly. Or keep no changes, which is also a good choice. 

Step 3. Click the "Start conversion" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert MP4 to WD TV friendly video formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to WD TV for playback on the go. 

Simple Steps to Transfer your MP4 video files to WD TV quickly: 

1) Map it as a drive on the computer that has the files you want to copy to the Hub (this is how I do it since I mass copied all my movies to the Hub with it connected to the PC on CAT5 and now only need to update) 

2) Copy the files to it as a network device 

3) Connect the Hub directly to the computer using CAT5 and a NIC 

4) Remove the HDD from the Hub and connect it on a SATA connection or a USB SATA adapter (Destroys your Warranty) 

5) Remove your computer's HDD and connect it to the HUB by whatever means you want to use (MAY destroy your PC's warranty) 

6) Copy files to a backup USB HDD then connect it to the Hub and copy the files 

7) Use a USB thumbdrive 


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Convert video to H.264 MP4 Format Using HandBrake

May 10 2016 , Written by Bonnie Published on #convert video to mp4, #best video to mp4 video converter, #best mp4 video converter

For a variety of reasons, there will be times that you need to convert video to H.264 MP4 format. For instance, you've saved plenty of MKV files but want to enjoy them on MP4-compatible player, portable devices etc. Usually, you'll count on Handbrake to convert video to H.264 MP4 format for free. This following Handbrake tutorial will somehow help you. 

Part 1. Step-by-step guide to convert video to H.264 MP4 with HandBrake: 

Make sure you have downloaded Handbrake software program online and install it to your computer before proceeding.

 
1. Import files- you can then launch the program and browse to the folder where the video files are stored. By double-clicking on any file, it will be added and you can view all the related information like length. 

2. Output format the only choice you will have in this one is setting the output format as MP4. There is an opportunity to tweak your output format if you so wish. 

3.Start conversion- this will be actualized by clicking on the "Start" button and you can track the process constantly. 

Why Handbrake will Crash When Converting video to MP4 and How to Solve It? 

Solution One: Make sure your Handbrake is up to date. Since Handbrake have fixed some campatible issues when converting videos like AVI. And HandBrake 0.10.2 is latest version by far. 

Solution Two: If you encounter crash problem when converting videos to MP4 with Handbrake, then you can go into the "audio & subtitles" tab. There should be 2 tracks shown. Go into source on the track 2 and select none. This solution is recommended by Macrumours User. 

Part 2. Best Method to convert video to H.264 MP4 with Handbrake alternative- Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate 

Although Handbrake is free of charge, there are still many Handbrake errors like Handbrake no valid title found, Handbrake audio and video out of sync, etc. Worse still, the supported output formats are only confined to MP4 and MKV, making you inconvenient to convert videos. In this case, you need a Handbrake alternative like Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to convert any videos to MP4 format to resolve the Handbrake errors. With up to 250+ video and audio codecs infused, this alternative to Handbrake can convert among H.265,HD MKV, MTS, M2TS, AVCHD, AVI, FLV, MOV, WMV, MPEG, YouTube videoTorrent video, even DVD, Blu-ray, ISO etc to H.264 MP4 format for playing on portable devices like iPhone, iPad and Android etc. 

Operating this alternative of Handbrake is quite simple when converting MP4 to AVI. Just four easy steps. 

Free download and install 


  

Other Download: 
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/ 
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html 

Step 1. Just click the "Add File" button to load the video file after you download, install and run this video converter. You can add more than one video at a time. 


Step 2. Click "Format" bar, and select H.264 .mp4 from "Common video" or "HD video". 

 


Tips: The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the "Settings" button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly. Or keep no changes, which is also a good choice. 

Step 3. Click the "Start conversion" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert video to MP4 formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted video files. 

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Convert Torrent to MP4 on Windows 10

May 4 2016 , Written by Bonnie Published on #convert torrent to mp4, #best mp4 converter, #best mp4 encoder

Sometimes you may fail to play your torrent video. Never overlook Pavtube Video Converter when converting Torrent files to MP4 because it is well suited. We all know MP4 is supported by many video programs and various hardware devices like iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, PSP, BlackBerry, HTC, Xbox etc. You can feel free to play torrents anywhere and anytime by converting it to MP4 with the best MP4 video converter. (Read Review)


Hot features of Pavtube Video Converter:

  • Convert torrent video to any fommat (HD/3D/4K video included) in high quality.
  • Simply convert torrent video to your Android and Apple phones for better playback experience.
  • Transcode MP4 to any HD media player, Tablets, Smartphones, Game consoles, 4K TV, 3D TV, Projectors, NLE etc.
  • 6X Fastest conversion speed to let you work efficiently and effectively.
  • Supported : Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

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Mac version: Pavtube Video Converter for Mac

Free download and install the best MP4 video converter

  

Other Download: 
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/ 
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html 

How to convert torrent to MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter? 

1. Import Torrent Files 

When you launch the program, click on “Add Video” from the menu bar and you will easily add the files that you want to work on. With that option, it’s easy adding multiple files at the same time. There is the easier alternative of dragging and dropping the files. 



2. Choose MP4 as Output Format 

Click the format icon in the "Output Format" pane, and choose "MP4 video" from "Format" > "Common Video" as the output format. If you'd like to play them on your some devices, you can choose the optimized preset from the device category. 
 



Tips: 


1. You can freely adjust the parameters for both audio and video by clicking on the "Settings" option; 
2. You can trim, crop, and merge multiple videos, or add watermark and subtitle etc. (Simply click the "Edit" in the video bar and choose the "Edit" option). 

3. Start Converting Torrent to MP4 

There is a button marked “Convert” which you should click to begin the conversion process. It might be very fast if the file is short but if it’s long, you will have to wait for some time. 

If you have some other MP4 video playback/editing/sharing issues, just learn the MP4 tips from the "How To".

You also can try another more powerful torrent video Converter.

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