Summary: If Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 fails to play QuickTime MOV videos, you may have to convert MOV to Galaxy Tab 3 supported video format first. Learn how to.
If you’re in the market for a new Android tablet, you might just be in luck as Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab 3 (in 7.0-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch versions). With the high resolution display and fast processor, it must be nice experience of watching HD movies on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. While, the Jelly Bean tablet only supports WMV9, WMV7, WMV8, H.264, MPEG4, Xvid, DivX, H.263, and VP8 video codecs. It makes me suffer headache when I try to play some MOV videos on Galaxy Tab 3 transferred from my computer. I have downloaded many players but that is not working. I did a Google searching and get some info.
Apple only produces a QuickTime plugin for Mac OS X and Windows, and hasn’t developed a Quicktime application for Android. It’s no way to play .mov on Android operating system that means I will have to convert MOV to Galaxy Tab 3 friendly format MP4 to get it play.
I am using Brorsoft Video Converter for Galaxy Tab 3, which makes the conversion task easier and faster. I’ve used the tool for times in addition to converting Quicktime .mov to .mp4 for Galaxy Tab 3, but that went with zero issue and there was no difficulty in navigation or modification of output format parameters. Plus, this video converter pro supports batch convert almost all the popular videos like .aiv, .wmv, .flv, .vob, .mts, .m2ts, .tivo, .mod, etc to meet your diverse demands. Below are the steps of how to format MOV to MP4 for Samsung Galaxy Tab playback I share with you.
STEP 1: Download and install the best MOV to Galaxy Tab 3 Converter, and then run the program to add your Quicktime MOV files no matter in 1080p/720p HD or SD to it.
STEP 2: Click on Format, and from the dropdown mean, select Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Video(*.mp4) that is the optimal output format for Tab 3.
STEP 3: Tap the Convert button to start the Quicktime MOV to MP4 for Galaxy Tab 3 conversion with the CUDA/AMD acceleration technology support.
After the conversion process shows in 100%, please click the Open button on the main interface that will lead you to the folder where the converted movies are; or you can find the resulted video from the output folder you set. Afterwards, connect your Samsung Tablet 3 to PC via USB cable, then you can transfer and play Quicktime MOV on Galaxy Tab 3 freely.
Tips and tricks for Quicktime MOV to Galaxy Tab 3 conversion:
1. Tick off the “Merge into one” box to join multiple .mov movie flies into one if necessary.
2. Tap the “Split” button in the main interface to cut a large video into several parts as you need.
3. If you are planning to edit your files, you don’t need to find a video editing tool, this video converter can do you a favor with its built-in video edit functions like cropping, trimming, adding watermark, adding 3D effect, add subtitles and more.
4. If you are Mac users, please get its Mac version Video Converter for Mac.
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Source:Galaxy Tab 3 .mov/.qt files Playback Tips