DVD, Blu-ray & HD videos on Galaxy Note 8.0 Playback Tips

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DVD, Blu-ray & HD videos on Galaxy Note 8.0 Playback Tips

Postby lydia622520 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:22 am

Summary: The best solution to transfer and play DVD, Blu-ray & HD videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet.


Featuring a 8-inich HD 1,280x800 display, the Galaxy Note 8.0 really brings us brand-new visual perception. The Galaxy Note 8.0 rocks for watching movies. And there are various ways you can add your video and audio files from PC to your Galaxy Note 8.0. When playing local content, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 impressed us by supporting versatile video file types/formats including MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, DivX video codecs.

If, however, your movie isn't already in one of the Galaxy Note 8.0 supported video formats like VOB, MKV, MTS, MPG, MOV or it's still on a DVD or on a Blu-ray, you'll need to encode/re-encode these movies for Galaxy Note 8.0 first. Here is how:

Step 1: Download and install Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate. If you are on Mac, iMedia Converter for Mac is for you.

The program can help you compress 1080p Blu-ray files to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, rip DVD movie to Galaxy Note 8.0 and convert HD videos to Galaxy Note 8.0, including MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB, TiVo and more, everything can be transferred to Galaxy Note 8.0 optimized formats with original quality. What’s more, this all-in-one video app is also compatible with Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Microsoft Surface Pro/RT, Galaxy Tab 2, Galaxy Tab 3, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, iPad and more devices.

Step 2: Import Source media to the program. Click "Add Video" icon to load video files like MTS/M2TS, MKV, VOB, MOV, TOD, TiVo, etc or click on "disc-like" icon to load movie from DVD and Blu-ray source(Disc, folder, ISO).


Step 3: Click "Format" bar and and move mouse cursor to "Samsung -> Samsung Galaxy Note(*.mp4)". It works for the Galaxy Note 8.0 perfectly.


Tip: How to get a perfect output video on Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet?

Click the Setting icon to adjust Size (resolution), bitrate, frame rate, etc to for Galaxy Note 8.0 according your own will. Basically, higher bit rate leads to bigger file size and better visual quality.

Step 4: After everything is OK, hit the Convert button to start the movie conversion for Galaxy Note 8.0.

After conversion you can click the "Open" button to find the converted files. Now connect Samsung Note 8.0 to your computer and copy generated MP4 videos to it for playback on the go.

See also:

Samsung Galaxy S4 Video Playback Tips
How to rip Blu-ray movies to Galaxy Tab 3
How to sync movies to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
How to Transfer Media to Samsung Galaxy S4
How to transfer DVD movie to Asus MeMO Pad HD 7
How to Use Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Watch HD Videos
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Re: DVD, Blu-ray & HD videos on Galaxy Note 8.0 Playback Tip

Postby jacknjchn » Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:43 am

Description: When Samsung Galaxy S IV(S4) smartphone and Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet 2013 fail to play MKV videos, you may try transcode the videos to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0 supported codecs.

[Q]:Can galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0 play MKV videos, files, movies, format?

From Samsung official website we know that MKV format is not supported by Galaxy S4/Galaxy Note 8.0, so you can’t play/watch MKV on the two devices directly. How can I watch/play MKV on Galaxy S IV/Galaxy Note 8.0? The best way is to convert MKV to Galaxy Devices supported file formats, such as H.264 MP4, this format is well supported by Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8, and then you can view MKV movies on Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0 in best supported formats. Below is a guide for you and you will know how to watch MKV movies on Galaxy S4/Note 8.0.Note 8.0 tablet.


[How-to] Compress/Convert MKV to Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0 supported video

Step 1. Download [color="#1b95e0"]MKV to Galaxy S4/Note 8.0 converter[/color] (or video converter for Mac), install and run it.

This MKV Converter for Galaxy Note 8.0/S4 is easy to use and produces excellent results for the Samsung tablet. Conversion speed seems fine and the converted videos look decent on Galaxy Note 8.0 as original. It is also combined with simple video editing features like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, etc.

Step 2. Drag and drop the MKV video files you want to convert to the program, all files added will be displayed on the interface; you can also go to the "Add Files" button to browse and import your local .MKV files to the program.You can also add videos formatted in MOV, FLV, AVI, MTS, TiVo, MXF, VOB, MPG, MPEG and more for converting.

Step 3. Click the format icon, you will see the format list, go to the "Samsung " column to select your desired format.

For Galaxy S4, you can select output format “Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)” which is a format specially designed for Galaxy S3 but also works for the S4.

For Galaxy Note 8.0, Click “Format” bar, you can easily find optimized profiles for Galaxy Note 8 under “Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Note (*.mp4)”. This preset is specially designed for Samsung Galaxy Note.

Step 4. Start the conversion process.

Tip – Set Quality: Back to step 3, you can click “settings” button to adjust the output parameters of the video. Remember the file size is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. According to my experience, for watching videos on the Samsung tablet, 720p with 1500~2500kbps is just all right.


Once the process completes, download and transfer the result MP4 videos to your Samsung Note 8.0. In this way, you can play 1080p/720p MKV on Samsung Galaxy S4/Note 8.0 at ease.

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