If you don't want to spend too much money on a LED TV, you can invest a Funai TV. Maybe, its resolution is not too high, however, HD pixel is enough for many people. Even though a Funai TV is cheap, it also has the USB port to make you play your videos stored on USB HDD. The key point is that after you transferred the movies you downloaded from Internet, recodings files with HD camera or your smartphone, game videos recorded with some software to USB HDD for Funai TV playback from USB, you should know what video and audio formats and codecs are supported by Funai TV to avoid the video playback failure.
Part 1: Funai TV Supported Video Containers and Codecs
It will be the best way to check the supported video formats and codecs of Funai TV is to read its user manual. Normally, the TV's user manual will list the supported video and audio codec, extensions, frame rate, resolution and bitrate. The table of codec is the one we extract from Funai TV's manual.
From the chart above, we know that Funai TV supports MKV, MOV, AVI, MP4 containers well. But the codec is limited to H.264 and MPEG-2 with lower resolution. Therefore, if you have some MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV codec videos with MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV containers, you can't play them on Funai TV via USB. Of course, you can't play other containers videos on Funai TV from USB, neither. To play all kinds of video files on Funai TV from USB, you can use a video transcoder to transcode them to Funai TV supported video formats with right codec.
Part 2: Play All MKV/MP4/MOV/HEVC/WMV/ISO Videos on Funai TV
Google searching for "Best Video Converter", you will see this name - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. This marvelous video transcoder accepts to convert various video containers with any codec to Funai TV supported video container with H.264 codec. It can convert H.263, H.264, H.265, WMV1, WMV3, WMV9, VP8, VP9, DivX, XviD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 codecs video with MXF, MOV, XAVC, TS, MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV containers to Funai TV supported MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI video formats in H.264 codec and MPEG-2 MP4 video. If you have some 4K videos such as 4K XAVC, 4K MTS, 4K AVCHD, 4K MKV, 4K MP4, 4K AVI, this video converter can compress 4K video to 1080p or 720p for Funai TV.
What's more, this video converter is also an excellent Blu-ray Ripper and DVD Ripper that rip Blu-ray and DVD discs to Funai TV supported digital video files. You can freely configure the video codec and resolution, bitrate to make the output video more fit in your Funai TV. With the built-in video editor, you also can trim, crop, rotate, split, merge video files. Exernal SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles can be added into MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI videos. Now, you can download the software and convert unsupported video files to Funai TV.
Steps to Convert All Videos/Blu-ray/DVD to Funai TV
Step 1: Load video
Just download and install the video converter and launch it. You can load the files by browser or just drag and drop the video files to the software. This program supports batch conversion so you can load multiple videos to batch them. Blu-ray and DVD are also supported to imported easily. If you are using a Mac, you can use the equivalent Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac and the review can tell you more about the mac video converter.
Step 2: Choose Funai TV supported video
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Funai TV supported digital file formats such as H.264 video by following “Common Video” > “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)”. You also can choose MKV, MOV, AVI video formats that supprted by Funai TV.
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality for Funai TV. Here, you can check if your output video is encoded with H.264 codec, which is compatible with Funai TV.
Step 3: Start the conversion
After the above steps are done, you can click “Convert” button to convert any unsupported video to Funai TV supported formats.
When the conversion is done, click "Open Output Folder" button to find the generated Funai TV supported AVI, MP4, MKV, MOV video encoded with H.264 codec in the output folder, then you can transfer the video files onto USB HDD and connect the flash drive to the USB port of the Funai TV to view the videos.