Unable to Play MP4 Files on TCL TV- A Quick Fix


Now in this article, we will look at how to get MP4 files to play on TCL TV beautifully without any trouble.

Why your TCL TV refused to play an MP4 file?

That’s probably because of the unsupported audio codec in the MP4 video file. An MP4 is a container. Different MP4 files tend to contain different video and audio codecs. The MP4 files with unsupported audio codec certainly can’t be played on TCL TV.

No worries, here is the solution. Please follow the step-by-step guide on how to convert MP4 to TCL TV more supported video format without loss of quality. This guide also helps to convert MKV, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, ASF, AVCHD,MXF, WTV, 3GP and etc to TCL TV video format.

No more talking, let’s go straight in. First you need to download a program Brorsoft Video Converter and get it installed.

This program spells simplicity, efficiency and quality. It can convert all kinds of MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, VOB, FLV, WMV, MTS files to TCL TV more supported video format. Plus, with the built-in video editor, you can also choose to trim, crop, add watermark to your original videos. If you are Mac users, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (macOS Sierra included), which has the same function as the Windows version.

How to convert MP4 files and then play on TCL TV

Step 1. Start MP4 converter and drag the .mp4 files to the software interface. Or you can click Add button to import the video. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” are supported.

Step 3. Before start the MP4 conversion for TCL TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video size, video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters, so that you can get a decent video on your Smart TV.

Step 4. Click the “Convert” button to start and finish the MP4 to TCL TV video format conversion.

After the conversion, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored; transfer the files to the USB drive then playback your MP4 files on the TCL TV.

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1 Response(s)

  1. Egnyamu says :

    August 31, 2017

    Struggled for days to play some mp4 videos on my TCL TV. Your post gives me the solution. Thanks.


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