Blackberry has produced one of the best available Android devices called Blackberry Priv. This new phone features a 5.4" AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with file resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, it will run Android OS 5.5.1 Lollipop. For Blackberry lifers who are going to get one in hand, one of the prime concern is the video playback compatibility of this new Blackberry Android phone.
Like other Android phones on the market, Blackberry Priv supports to playback very limited video file formats with its build-in video player app. The readable formats are listed as below:
Video formats: MP4, H.264
Audio formats: MP3, WAV, eAAC, FLAC
From above lists, we can see that if we try to play other file formats such as AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, VOB, Tivo, MXF, AVCHD, XAVC, H.265, etc formats which are downloaded from online video sites or moved from camera/camcorder, we will inevitably suffer a great failure. When in that condition, do not be panic though, what you lack is actually a powerful video conversion tool. Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac (support Mac El Capitan) will be your perfect solution to address all media playback issues on Blackberry Priv. It is able to convert virtually any SD, HD, 2K and 4K file formats to Blackberry Priv best playable MP4 or H.264 formats.
Besides the basic conversion functions, the program also boasts with many other bonus features. You can edit video by trimming video clips, crop video file size, splitting video into clips, merging separate video clips into one, inserting desired subtitles, etc. To maximize output video quality, you can also adjust the output profile parameters to be compatible with your final devices or applications.
Step by step to convert and play AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MXF, Tivo on Blackberry Priv
Step 1: Add video files to the program.
On the top menu bar of the program, click "File", from its drop-down list, select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to add your source files to the program.
Step 2: Define output file format.
Choose Blackberry playable format by clicking "Format" drop-down bar, select "HD Video" > "H.264 HD Video" as the final output file format.
Step 3: Edit video files.
Click the "Pencil" like icon on the main interface to open "Video Editor" window, here you an trim long video to short ones, crop video file size to remove the blackbars, personalize video with text/image/video watermark, applying special rendering effect, insert preferable subtitles to understand the movies better.
Step 4: Convert video to Blackberry Priv.
After all the settings is over, you can start the conversion by hitting right-bottom "Convert" button.
When the conversion is completed, hit "Open output folder" button to pop out the folder with generated file formats. Then plug your Blackberry Priv into the computer via its equipped USB drive for transferring converted files to Blackberry Priv for watching on the move.
For moving all of your content from your Blackberry 10 smartphone to your new Blackberry Priv, you can refer to transfer content to Blackberry Priv.