How to Convert MPG to MP4 for TV Playback

This guide provides a walkthrough to help you convert MPG to MP4 video for playing on TVs with the best quality.


I recently bought a Sony Bravia, and am very pleased with it except that when I plugged a USB drive into it and tried to play MPEG2 recordings I make from a satellite receiver, it wouldn’t play them.  Searching high and low, a common solution is to convert MPG to MP4 for TV playback. Below is what I’ve worked out.

MPG, also known as MPEG (Moving Pictures Experts Group), is widely applied in compressing audio and visual digital data of VCD/DVD. The truth is that Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, LG series of TVs are not able to support MPG format properly so far. A professional MPG to TV converter can help us out of the trouble.

Here, I’d like to take Brorsoft Video Converter as example. As a top-rated MPG to TV converter, this video converting software can convert MPG to Samsung/Sony/LG/Panasonic TV supported video format without any quality loss as easy as winking. You are also allowed to adjust the video and audio parameters to better suit your personal demand. Besides MPG, the program can also convert MKV, FLV, MOV, AVI, VOB, MTS, M2TS, MXF, WMV, etc. video formats to play on TVs, iPad, iPhone, PS4, Xbox One, and more smoothly. If you’re a Mac user, simply turn to the Mac version here.

Steps to convert MPG to TV compatible format

Step 1: Start the MPG to TV converter and drag .mpg files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.

Step 2: Click the Format bar, scroll down the main category menu to select Panasonic TV more compatible video. You can easily choose a decent profile “Panasonic TV (*.mp4)” from TVs profile list. Of course, you can also choose H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video.

Tip: Before start the MPG conversion for Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 3: Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mpg to mp4 for playback on TV through USB drive in no time.

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1 Response(s)

  1. Kim says :

    November 15, 2017

    I‘m looking for a video converter for TV. Brorsoft video converter works well.


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