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How to solve Philips TV won't Play MP4 files?

As a big entertainment in our daily life, Philips Smart TV always brings us great movie enjoyment via USB flash drive or Wifi connection. If you have lots of MP4 files and a Philips TV, you may want to watch the MP4 files on Philips TV. Whereas, when you try to do this, you'll find it's not easy as you image. It would occur issues like Philips TV won't detect MP4 video, although MP4 is listed as a supported format in Philips TV tech support. Don't worry. Just read on to get some tricks to play MP4 on Philips TV smoothly from this page.


As far as we know, video codec, bitrate, resolution all decide the compatibility of the video on Philip TV. An MP4 is a container. Different MP4 files tend to contain different video and audio codecs. The MP4 files with unsupported audio or video codec certainly can't be played on the Philips HDTV. To solve Philips TV MP4 playback issues, the best bet is to convert MP4 to Philips Smart TV more compatible video format H.264 codec MP4 format. And Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended here to help you get the job done.

It's a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help us convert MP4 to Philips TV accepted H.264 MP4 videos without any quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MP4 videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MOV, MXF. MTS, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV .etc. What's more, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S4, etc to meet your different needs. If you're using a Mac, simply turn to the Mac version, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it.

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Read More: Play MP4 on Sony TV| Play MP4 on Samsung TV

Steps to convert MP4 to Philips TV compatible format

Step 1: Start the MP4 to Philips TV converter and drag .mp4 files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.


Step 2: 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 Philips Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 3: Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert MP4 for playback on Philips TV through USB drive in no time.

After the conversion is over, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, transfer the files to the USB drive then plug the drive in the Philips TV. Enjoy.

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