Any Way to Play MP4 on WD TV (Live)


I got some video files in MP4 that would play on my PC but not on WD TV. I’m seeking for a quick solution to it.

Searching the WDTV forum, I noticed many guys are troubled in the issues when playing MP4 on WD TV. Actually, there are a few reasons to cause the issue. That’s mainly due to complicated codecs of MP4. What’s more, WD TV is restricted for video resolution and frame rate for MP4 files. To fast solve the trouble,a quick and easy way is to convert MP4 files to WD TV (Live) more friendly format.

Play MKV on WD TV

Tutorial about how to convert MP4 to WD TV supported file format

To begin, free download Brorsoft Video Converter (or the Mac version.)

The software has a codec pack that enables conversion between different video and audio file formats, it can convert MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MPG, etc to WD TV supported file format such as H.264 .mp4 with the best quality.

Step 1. Start Brorsoft video converter, drag and drop the MP4 files to the software window to import.

Step 2. After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as mp4. The reason mp4 is the target format is that by packing the videos in mp4, the file size will be reasonable small and the video quality remains good.

Tip: There are also some optional tinkering you can take to make the videos look better, such as changing the aspect ratio or specifying the video resolution. Just click the Settings icon to do it.

Step 3. Finally, hit the Convert button to star converting MP4 for WDTV playback. After the conversion is completed, transfer the converted videos to WD TV for enjoyment.

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