For Sony Bravia TV users who have extracted an ISO image file from your favorite Blu-ray or DVD movies, you may wonder how to play the ISO files on your Bravia TV with the USB port. Have no idea how to make that realized, the following part will guide you through the process.
Proper USB format for Sony Bravia TV
If the USB port on Sony Bravia TV has media playback capability, you'll then be able to enjoy vidoe, audio and image files on your Bravia TV from USB mass storage devices. However, make sure to format the USB to Bravia TV supported file system including FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, and exFAT. If the files to store on USB drive are larger than 4GB, you can only use it on the exFAT system.
Sony Bravia TV usb compatible file formats
After you have get a compatible USB drive, the next important step you need to do is checking what file formats can be played on Sony Bravia TV from USB. From Sony's official page, we get the information that you can enjoy the following media types on Bravia TV from USB storage device.
Transcode ISO to Bravia TV playback from USB
From above lists, we can see that Sony Bravia TV does not support to play ISO files from USB drive. You will need to perform a format conversion process. Here, a remarkable ISO converter - Pavtube BDMagic is recommended to you. With the program, you can easily encode ISO files to any of Sony Bravia TV usb playable file formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Xvid, MOV, etc. To get better playback effect on Sony Bravia TV, you can adjust the output profile parameters such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels in the program's profile settings window to make them fit with your TV playback settings. What's more, you can also adjust the output aspect ratio to be adapt with your Bravia TV's display screen aspect ratio.
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Compress file for Sony Bravia TV USB
If you are using a FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 USB drive and the output file is large than 4GB, you can reduce the output file size in the following ways:
- Split the large video into small parts by file size, count for length
- Trim or cut video to remove unwanted parts or segments
- Lower output video resolution
- Lower the bit rate 20-50% of the default to get small files
- Lowering the frame rate of your video to 15 or 10 fps can reduce the file size by as much as 1/2 or 2/3
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How to Convert and Play ISO Files on Sony Bravia TV from USB?
Step 1: Load ISO image file.
Launch the program on your computer, click "File" > "Load IFO/ISO" to browse ISO files stored on your local computer drive into the program.
Step 2: Choose output file formats.
Click "Format", from its drop-down option, choose one of Sony Bravia TV USB drive playable format such as "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" main category.
You can also choose to directly output Sony Bravia TV specially optimized file format from "TVs" > "Sony TV(*.mp4)".
Step 4: Compress video for FAT12, FAT16 or FAT32 USB drive.
Trim video to shorten video length
Open "Video Editor" window and switch to the "Trim" tab, you can drag the slider bars to include the segment you want to remain, click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square bracket to set end point when previewing the video or directly input specific values to "Start" and "End" box.
Split large ISO file
By clicking the "Split" button on file list, or from "Edit" menu, you can launch the "Video Split" window. Checking "Enable" to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.
Lower resolution/bit rate/frame rate
Click "Settings" to open "Profile Settings" window, you can change video resolution to a suitable file size, lower the bit rate 20-50% of the default to get small files or lower the frame rate to 15 or 10 fps.
Step 5: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to begin the ISO to Sony Bravia TV supported formats conversion and compression process.
When the conversion is completed, you can have no problem to play converted files on Bravia TV from USB drive.