Convert 1080p HD videos for Microsoft Surface RT&Pro Tablet

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Convert 1080p HD videos for Microsoft Surface RT&Pro Tablet

Postby vivian68 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:47 am

How to: Smoothly Put/Play All 1080p HD videos on Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet

Summary: With an easy-to-handle Microsoft Surface Tablets Video Converter, you can easily convert and play any 1080p HD video on Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet.

Microsoft finally unveiled their self-built first ever tablet -- Microsoft Surface Tablet, which comes in two iterations - Surface for Windows RT tablet and Surface for Windows 8 Pro tablet. The Windows RT model is designed to run on ARM processors, while the Windows 8 Pro model will run the full-featured version of Windows 8 and give you all the benefits of a desktop computer.

Featuring a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display, both Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet can bring you brand-new visual perception than other 10.1-inch Android tablets. However, If you've have a glance on the main spec of Microsoft surface Tablets, it's easy to find that Windows 8 Tablet video format is limited as other tablets. Thus, when you wanna watch more 1080p/720p HD movies on Windows RT or Pro tablet, first you need to is to convert the videos like AVI, MOV, MTS, TiVo, MKV, etc to Microsoft Surface Tablet playable format like MP4, or WMV.

Here I'd like to show you the guide on how to convert and play mkv on Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet as an example.


Before anything else, you have to download an app that you are going to use later. You are required to download and install:

Pavtube Video Converter (available for Windows or for Mac users). Get the Windows version here, and the Mac version here.


Support for multithreading and batch conversion, this Microsoft Surface Video Converter works perfectly on converting standard video formats (AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, MOV, 3GP, FLV, etc.) and HD video formats ( HD MKV, HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, HD MPEG-2, etc.) to Microsoft Surface Tablet. The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. The time it takes to convert in this software is almost half that in other. If you want to play any 720p HD or even full HD 1080p videos (AVI, WMV, SWF, 3GP, 3G2, MP4, AVI, MPG, VOB, FLV, MTS, M2TS, MKV, MOV, RMVB, RM, TS, TP, etc.) on Microsoft Surface Tablet, just take the program to help you.

Now, start the MKV to Microsoft Surface Tablet conversion following below steps.

1. Install and launch Pavtube Video Converter for Surface Tablet.
2. Import source Video files to the program
3. Click "Format" bar, follow "Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4)".
4. Start the MKV to MP4 Conversion.
5. Transfer the result videos to Microsoft Surface Tablet.

Once you've mastered these basics, you may consider exploring more powerful and complex methods of manipulating video. For example you can further compress video file size, or choose specific output resolutions using the software.

So there you have it, pretty simple! In this way, you can realize viewing 1080p MKV/AVI/VOB/MTS, etc. movies on Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet without problems. Enjoy!

Note: If you also want to enjoy Blu-ray/DVD movies on Microsoft Surface RT and Pro Tablet, trying Pavtube Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate, an all in one editing toll for BD/DVD and 720p/1080p Video conversion.

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