Play Videos on Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Pro)

Diana Joan

Apr 24, 2015 05:44 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Let's just say good bye to your stylus. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 features this AnyPen technology, which allows any objects to be used as a stylus. With this 8-inch windows tablet, enjoy videos on it will be a big pleasure. Equipped with Windows 8.1, the WMV will be the most native format to playback. But for some other formats, this Tablet may not do as well as the WMV.

Let's see the Yoga Tablet 2 supported format list first, and then talk about how to playback any videos on Yoga Tablet 2 easily?


Yoga Tablet 2 supported format list

Supported Video: H.263 MPEG-3/3GPP, H.264 AVC MPEG-4 (MP4), MPEG-TS, 3GPP, MPEG-4 SP-3GPP, VP8 WebM, MKV

Supported Audio: MP4, 3GP, MP4, M4V, AAC, WAV, TS, FLAS, OGG, MID, XMF, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY

Even though Yoga Tablet 2 supportS plenty of formats, but for some special ones like MXF, M2TS, VOB, AVI, FLV,etc may not be such friendly to this Tablet.

How to stream unsupported videos to Yoga Tablet 2?

In order to make your videos like MXF, M2TS, VOB, AVI, FLV, etc playable on this Tablet, you need to transcode them to WMV, which can be played back perfectly on Yoga Tablet.

Here suggest you this Pavtube Video Converter, which really does a nice job in the field of maintaining quality during the conversion. Still, you can make your very own videos by this converter and combine plenty of small clips into a whole one to play.

Step 1. Load any videos into this converter

Install this converter on your PC, then click "File">"Add Video/Audio" to load your files. The latest H.265/HEVC can be decoded and encoded by this converter.


Step 2. Choose proper format for play videos on Yoga Tablet 2

You can choose WMV or H.264 as the output option. Here choose WMV for watching videos on Yoga Tablet 2 smoothly.

Step 3. Start to convert your files to watch in Yoga Tablet 2

After setting the file location, you can click "Convert" to start your conversion. If you happen to forget to set the file location, you can click "Open output folder' in the conversion UI.

Now you have already transcode unsupported formats to the compatible files for playback videos on Yoga Tablet 2. Let's see two main ways to stream videos to Yoga Tablet 2.

How to transfer video to play on Yoga Tablet 2?

1. Using USB cable to stream videos to Yoga Tablet 2

Just hook up your Tablet and computer with this cable line then click "Add media" or "Add files" to load your files freely.

2. Using Cloud Service app

If you happen to out for a business trip and some import files are in your computer. Then here you can download some free CloudService apps to help you.

Here suggest you these six free Cloud Service apps to use:

One drive, Dropbox, GoogleDrive, Box, Amazon Cloud Drive, Copy

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Google Drive


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File Size restrictions?


None with Dropbox apps


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$10/month for 250GB

OSes supported

Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Blackberry, Kindle Fire

Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

Windows, Mac, Android, Blackberry, iOS

Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Kindle Fire

Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS

*There is no file size limit with desktop apps

*Amazon Cloud Drive offers free storage with an Amazon Prime subscription

Just select the way according to your needs and start your playback journey with Yoga Tablet 2.

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