Play Supported/Unsupported File Formats on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge may still be a few months away, but there are so many rumors such as release date, price, design, specifications, etc about this upcoming device. According to Korea Time sources, the mainly improvements on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge will be on speed, display quality and cost, which are the key factors of a success of a new smartphone. There is no doubt that your media entertainment experience will also be greatly enhanced on this new flagship smartphone from Samsung. How about the format compatibility of Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge?

Samsung Galaxy S7 supported file formats

Like its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge has limited its playback support for the following media file formats.
Video format
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Video resolution
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
Audio format
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

If the media files that you are going to transfer to Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge are included in above list, you will have no problem to enjoy your favorite videos or movies on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

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Unsupported formats by Galaxy S7/S7 Edge are listed as below:
Video formats: M4V, MOV, MKV, MPG, VOB, AVCHD (MTS, M2TS), Tivo, MXF, XAVC/XAVC S, Prores, H.265(HEVC)
Audio formats: AC3

To play incompatible file formats on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, you will need a powerful Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge video converter. There's solution in hand called Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (best Video Converter Ultimate Review). The program not only grant you to convert all unsupported file formats (Blu-ray/DVD included) to Samsung Galaxy S7 best favorable file formats, but also facilitate you to address other issues during the video importing and viewing process.

To save more space for your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, you can compress video with the program in 3 different ways: trim video to remove unwanted parts (no quality loss), lower video bit rate (lossy video compression) or reduce output file size/resolution(lossy video compression). If there are black bars around the output video, just use the crop function to remove the black edges.

Apart from Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, the application also facilitates you to convert any video files to transfer and play on Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note 4, etc.

How to convert and play unsupported videos formats on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge?

Step 1: Add video files to the program.

Launch the program, click the "Folder" or "Video" icon to load source video movies from your local computer to the program.

Load video audio files

Step 2: Define output file format.

Tap on the "Format" bar, choose Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge best compatible MP4 as output file format. To achieve a smooth video playback effect, it is idea for you to choose to output "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" as final output file format.

Choose output file format

Step 3: Reduce file size in 3 different ways.

Adjust output file size and bit rate

Open "Profile Settings" window, here you can reduce video file size by output file resolution or bit rate with small values.

Reduce output file size and bit rate

Trim video file size

Click "Video Editor" icon on the main interface to open video editing window, switch to "Trim" tab, drag the slider bars to set the start time and end time to select only your wanted parts to be converted.

Trim video file size

Step 4: Start video conversion process.

Click the "Convert" button to start Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge video conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to transfer and play music video on Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

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