Use Handbrake to Get Best Video Settings for Android from Video/DVD

Diana Joan

Nov 21, 2016 07:21 am / Posted by Diana Joan

According to Strategy Analytics, in the third quarter of 2016, Android managed to capture a record 88% of the global market. For those people who have just got a new Android phone or tablet, it would be a good idea to watch your own movies stored on computer local hard drive or DVD disc on Android phone or tablet especially when you are travelling outside. Most people choose to use the free open-source video encoder software - Handbrake to convert the unsupported video and rip non-protected DVD movies for viewing on Android. However, a lot of people have no idea how to use Hanbbrake to produce the best video settings for using on Android phone or tablet.

Handbrake Video Settings for Android

Handbrake preset settings for Android

As a matter of fact, the newset version of Handbrake 0.10.5 has offered two Android preset profile options: "Android" and "Android Tablet". However, those two profile options seems a little out of date since there are so many Android phones and tablets, they all have different specification and screen display size, the two profile options offered by Handbrake can't fit with all devices. In that condition, you will suffer many playback issues such as incorrect aspect ratio, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc when using Handbrake to generate Android profile settings.

Handbrake alternative for converting video/DVD for Android

To produce more advanced profile settings from DVD/vidoe for different Android phone and tablets, it would be much ideal for you to find a Handbrake alternative program for Android. Here, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (get Mac version) for you, the program has full support for commercial DVD disc and also digital media formats with various different file formats. The biggest merits of this program is the beneficial Android profile options it offers to Android smartphone or tablet users:
- Android phone/tablet preset 720p video
- Android phone/tablet preset 1080p video
- Samsung Galaxy Tablet (galaxy note, galaxy tab) and Smartphone (Galaxy S Series) preset profile formats
- Son, Google (Nexus), Amazon Kindle Fire, Huawei, LG, HTC, Lenovo, Motorola, Acer, Asus, etc Android phone or tablet preset profile formats

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How to Convert Video/DVD for Android Phone/Tablet with Hanbdrake Alternative?

Step 1: Load video or DVD into the program.

Launch the program on your computer, click "File" > "Load Video/Audio" or directly drag and drop the video files into the program. For loading DVD disc, insert your DVD disc into the program, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load DVD disc into the program.

Step 2: Output Android preset profile formats.

From "Format" bar drop-down list, you can see that there are many different Android preset profile options, you can choose one from the following selections according to your own needs.

Output Android phone/tablet preset 720p or 1080p which allows you to enjoy video on Android phone or tablet in HD or full HD.

If your own a Android phone or tablet with specific model, you can also choose to output tailored profile formats for that phone or tablet.

Output specific Android phone/tablets preset profile formats

If neccessary, you can adjust the output profile parameters such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to get better quality videos.

Adjust output profile settings

Step 4: Start video/DVD to Android conversion process.
Click Browse button to define a destination folder to store converted files. Then, click the "Convert" button in the right-bottom to begin the conversion from video/DVD to Android preset prifle format conversion process.

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