How to Play 4K video on PS4 Pro from Netflix?

Diana Joan

Aug 25, 2017 06:52 am / Posted by Diana Joan

For video game users, PS4 Pro you must have one which provides you the best video game experience. PS4 Pro outputs an enhanced HD resolution, the best feature is that PS4 Pro can support the 4K game resolution, enables game resolution output at native 2160p resolution. At the same time, PS4 Pro can support the Netflix, Amazon and YouTube app, you can stream 4K content from Netflix on your PS4 Pro, but this task is not easy, keep reading.

You need to do these preparation: You need a PS4 Pro system, an Ultra HD or 4K TV, an Ultra HD Netflix plan, most important is that your internet connection is at least 25 Mbps. Some users still complain that they can't play 4K video on PS4 Pro, why? We know that PS4 Pro only can support the limited 4K video format, most 4K videos are MXF/RAW/XAVC/XAVC-S format, but PS4 supports .mp4 files best, when you get the 4K videos which are not supported by PS4 Pro, you need a 4K video converter and change the 4K video format to PS4 Pro acceptable 4K video format. This post will solve this trouble for you.

Best 4K Video Converter for Playing 4K Video from Netflix on PS4 Pro

If you have not a 4K video converter, you can try  Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which won't let you down. With the user-friendly interface and easy operation steps, most users love this software in deep. You can get the Trial version which is free totally. If you lkike to use Mac, don't be disappointed, you can try the Mac version, this software even can support the latest mac OS High Sierra which can realize you great 4K dream.

Whatever your 4K video formats, you all can load them to this software and choose PS4 Pro supported 4K video formats: 4K MP4, of course, you also can choose the PS4 from the device preset, this 4K video converter provides the best and comprehensive device preset. For some people who are familiar with 4K video, you can adjust the video codec, audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, etc. For getting 5.1 Surround Sound, you can change the audio channel too.

That's all? Maybe you are wirried about the output video quality, this 4k video converter supoport the high 4K video, you even can upscale the HD to 4K video, or downscale 4K video to HD video without much qiality loss. Are you worrying about the running speed? Good news: This software takes full use of the GPU acceleration, you can experience the 30x faster speed than other 4K video converter.

Convert 4K Video to PS4 Pro Best Acceptable 4K MP4 Video

Step 1. Load the 4K video

Run the program on your computer and click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to add 4K video files into the program. You can do the batch video conversion for saving much time and energy.

load 4K video

Step 2. Choose PS4 Pro supported 4K video

Choose output video format by clicking Format, you can choose PS4 Pro supported 4K video: MP4 4K video. You can choose choose the Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4), also you can move to “PSP/PS3” and choose “PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)”, “PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)” that PS4 Pro can support.

choose 4k video

NOTE: After you have chosen the video format, you need to enter the setting menu and adjust the video resolution to 4K video resolution, like: 3840p. In addition, you also can compress 4K video to HD video by reducing the video resolution.

change video parameters

Step 3. Start 4K video conversion

Go back to the main interface and hit Convert button, magic 4K video conversion process will be done in few minutes. Then you can play watch 4K video on PS4 Pro with Netflix smoothly.

FAQ: Watch 4K video on PS4 Pro with Netflix

How to download Netflix from the PlayStation store?

  1. Go to PlayStation Store.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Select Netflix.
  4. Select Download.

How to watch 4K Blu-ray on PS4 Pro?

You need above 4K video converter and load the 4K Blu-ray disc, then choose the 4K MP4 video for the PS4 Pro, this software even can remove the latest Blu-ray copy protection, such as: AACS, BD+, RC, BD-Live, UOPs Blu-ray protection, Blu-ray region code, etc.

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