Best Way to Play MP4 Files on Samsung Galaxy S8+
Samsung Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels that is one of the best portable device for movie enjoyment on the go. Whereas, as some guys found Samsung Galaxy S8+ won’t play MP4 videos:
"I took videos on my Mavic and transfer them to my phone via USB but when I click play, it gives me the error: an unknown error has occurred. All help appreciated."
Generally, MP4 is fully supported by Android devices including Samsung Galaxy S8+. Why it’s hard to play MP4 on Galaxy S8+? Well, Galaxy S8+ will only play a video in a supported format with specific video/audio and within a particular range of resolution. If you have some MP4 files with unsupported codecs, resolution, Galaxy S8+ won’t open and read it.
In this case, you need a tool to convert MP4 to Galaxy S8+ more friendly format. To begin, free download Brorsoft Video Converter (or the Mac version.)
The software has a codec pack that enables conversion between different video and audio file formats, it can convert MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MPG, etc to Galaxy S8+ or other media devices like iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Galaxy Tab, Xbox, PS4, etc supported file format such as H.264 .mp4 with the best quality.
1. Start Brorsoft video converter, drag and drop the MP4 files to the software window to import.
2. After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as H.264 MP4. It fits Galaxy S8+ perfectly.
Tip: There are also some optional tinkering you can take to make the videos look better, such as changing the aspect ratio or specifying the video resolution. Just click the Settings icon to do it.
3. Finally, hit the Convert button to star converting MP4 to Galaxy S8+. After the conversion is completed, transfer the converted videos to Samsung Galaxy S8+ for enjoyment.