Watch Local Video on Samsung 2016 UHD TV from USB Drive

Diana Joan

Oct 31, 2016 03:53 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The innovative Samsung 2016 UHD TV helps to bring your media entertainment to another high level by offering incredible images with beatiful colors. The USB port on Samsung 2016 UHD TVs also give you the opportunity to enjoy local video with the TV's built-in video player app.

Samsung 2016 UHD TV

For people who wish to enjoy local video on Samsung 2016 UHD TV from USB, you shoule be clear of what file formats can be played on Samsung 2016 UHD TV. Following are the supported file types for the Samsung 2016 UHD TV.

Samsung 2016 UHD TV Supported video codec

 File Format Container  Video Codecs  Resolution  Frame Rate (fps)  Bitrate (Mbps)  Audio Codecs

*.avi

*.mkv

*.asf

*.wmv

*.mp4

*.mov

*.3gp

*.vro

*.mpg

*.mpeg

*.ts

*.tp

*.trp

*.mov

*.flv

*.vob

*.svi

*.m2ts

*.mts

*.divx

AVI

MKV

ASF

MP4

3GP

MOV

FLV

VRO

VOB

PS

TS

SVAF

H.264 BP/MP/HP
4096 x 2160

4096 x 2160: 30

3840 x 2160: 60

 

60

Dolby Digital

LPCM ADPCM(IMA, MS)

AAC

HE-AAC WMA

Dolby Digital Plus MPEG(MP3)

DTS(Core, LBR)

G.711(A-Law, μ-Law)

HEVC (H.265 - Main, Main10, Main4:2:2 10)
60
80
Motion JPEG
3584 x 2160
30
80
MVC
1920 X 1080
60
20
DivX 3.11 / 4 / 5 / 6
MPEG4 SP/ASP
Window Media Video v9 (VC1)
MPEG2
MPEG1
Microsoft MPEG-4 v1, v2, v3
30
Window Media Video v7 (WMV1), v8 (WMV2)
H.263 Sorrenson
VP6
*.webm
WebM
VP8
1920 x 1080
60
20
Vorbis
VP9
4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160: 60
40

Other restrictions:

- Codecs may not function properly if there is a problem with the content. Video content does not play or does not play correctly if there is an error in the content or container. 
- Sound or video may not work if they have standard bit rates/frame rates above the TV's compatibility ratings.
- If the Index Table has an error, the Seek (Jump) function will not work.
- When playing video over a network connection, the video may not play smoothly because of data transmission speeds.
- Some USB/digital camera devices may not be compatible with the TV. HEVC codec is only available in MKV / MP4 / TS containers.

Play unsupported video on Samsung 4K TV from USB

To play unsupported video on Samsung 4K TV from USB drive, you can download a powerful media conversion tool such as Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (best video converter review), which can comprehensively rip commercial Blu-ray/DVD and also convert local video with virtually any file formats to Samsung 2016 UHD TV playable file formats listed above.

You may be also interested in: 4K TV Supported File Formats

As proper file format will not guarantee successful video playback on Samsung 4K TV, you should also be care about to output a video with compatible video codec, container, resolution, frame rate, bit rate and also audio codecs. Fortunately, you can easily achieve by flexibly tweaking the output profile settings in Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate's "Profile Parameters" window. As the Samsung 2016 UHD TV can better playback 4K or 1080p resolution video, if you have a full resolution video, you can upscable 1080p to 4K to make 1080p content look better on Samsung 2016 UHD 4K TV.

For Mac users, you can turn to download Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to perform the same conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan or macOS Sierra.

How to Convert Local Video for Samsung 4K TV Playback from USB Drive?

Step 1: Import local video into the program.

Launch the program, click the "Folder" or "Video" icon to load source video files from your local computer to the program. For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into an internal or external drive, , click "File" > "Load from disc".

Step 2: Set output file format.

Tap on the "Format" bar, select one of Samsung 2016 UHD TV playable file formats such as "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" under "Common Video" main category.

Step 3: Customize output profile parameters.

If you choose to output "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)", then you can adjust other setting such as resolution as 4096 x 2160, frame rate as 30fps and bit rate as 60Mbps, audio codec can be AAC, MP3, AC3 or DTS (if you wish to preserve the 5.1 surround sound).

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all setting is compelted, press the "Convert" button in the right-bottom and the video to Samsung 2016 UHD TV conversion process will start automatically.

When the conversion is over, click "Open output folder" to pop out the converted files, transfer converted files to an external USB drive, then plug the USB drive into your Samsung 2016 UHD TV's USB port, you will then have no proble to watch the converted video on TV.


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