How to Watch MP4 Movie on Samsung TV

Meet the problems while adding MP4 to Samsung TV(no matter via USB or DLNA) for playback? Don’t worry. Check out the solution from this page. 


Generally, users can view AVI, MPEG, MP4, etc video files on Samsung TV by USB connecting easily. But when playing mp4 files on Samsung TV, some guys met the issue: It gives an error codec not supported, and audio does not work. In this article, we aim to find out the reason why MP4 files not played well on Samsung TV and share the easy workaround, so that you can watch MP4 media on Samsung TV for enjoyment. 

As far as we know, Samsung TVs are particular about what audio and video codec inside in the MP4 video container. It only supports playing MP4 in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video codec and AAC audio codec. Besides, Samsung TV MP4 issues are also affected by MP4 video resolution, frame rate, bitrates and etc. The solution to viewing MP4 on Samsung TV for you is to find a third-party tool to make everything easy. 

Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter is one of the best options. This video converter app helps you convert MP4 to Samsung TV more friendly format i.e. H.24 MP4 and then play them on Samsung TV's big screen. Besides MP4, MKV, MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos are supported. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it. 

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Guide: How to convert MP4 to Samsung TV compatible format 

Step 1: Add MP4 source 

Start the MP4 video converter and drag .mp4 files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion. 


Step 2: Choose output format 

Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported. 


Tip: Before start the MP4 conversion for Samsung Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. 

Step 3: Start MP4 to Samsung TV conversion 

Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mp4 for playback on Samsung TV. 

After the conversion is over, click Open to located the resulted video. Now you can enjoy the converted MP4 video on Samsung TV through USB drive or DLNA freely. 

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