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How to Play MPG/MPEG files on Samsung Galaxy S4

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 follows in the footsteps of its predecessors Galaxy S3 in that it's designed for media. The video player is obviously taking centre stage here on the Galaxy S4, and combined with the improved Full HD Super AMOLED screen is just magnificent for watching movies. Whereas, when some users put a bunch of movies onto Galaxy S4, had a problem since a few of them won’t play. Got the detail info of these movie files, and found the MPEG and MPG files seem unable to be played well.

      Galaxy S4 Supported Audio formats
      Galaxy S4 Supported Video formats
      MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, AVI, 3GP, Flash Video
      Image Formacts

    Obviously, you can see MPG or MPEG-1, MPEG-2 is not there. The reason you cannot view MPG or MPEG videos on Samsung Galaxy S4 is simple: the default and downloaded player on the android handset cannot find a suitable decoder for the file. Assuming that you want enjoy MPG or MPEG files on Galaxy S4, you'll need to get some help from 3rd-party software to convert MPG/MPEG files to H.264 or MPEG-4 encoded MP4 videos for Galaxy S4.

    Brorsoft Video Converter is a dynamic video conversion toll that can help you convert MPG/MPEG to Samsung Galaxy S4 highly supported MPE video files with high output video quality and fast encoding speed. Besides, you are allowed to edit the videos by trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. to get the very wanted part and effects as you like. Moreover, this video converter can also help you encode videos in any regular formats like MP4, VOB, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, 3GP, VOB and more for playback anywhere. The equivalent Mac version is Brorsoft Video Converter Mac, which can transcode MPG/MPEG to Galaxy S4 on Mac OS X (Include Lion and Mountain lion). Just get it now and follow the steps below to get MPG and MPG video files to play on Samsung Galaxy S4 smoothly.

    How to Convert MPG/MPEG files for Samsung Galaxy S4

    Step 1: After downloading, install and run the Galaxy S4 Video Converter on your PC, then click “Add Video” button to load your MPG/MPEG files. You can also add videos formatted in MKV, FLV, AVI, MTS, WMV, TiVo, MXF, VRO, VOB and more. The software supports batch conversion so you can convert several files in one go.


    Step 2: click the dropdown list of “Format” and set a Samsung Galaxy S4 supported format. We recommend you to choose “Samsung> “Samsung Galaxy S III Video (.mp4)” as output format.


    Step 3: Click on Settings; easily set bitrate, frame rate, codec, channels, sample rate, etc to adjust parameters that affect output video quality and file size. If you concern more on HD quality than file size, set video bitrate up to 2000kbps-4000kbps. Keep in mind higher bitrate results in a bigger file size, and vice versa.


    Step 4: Click "Convert" button to start converting MPG/MPEG to Galaxy S4 MP4 videos. After conversion completes click the "Open" button to find the converted files. Now the converted videos can be copied and transferred to Samsung Galaxy S4 for entertainment on the go.

    Have no idea about Galaxy S4 video transfer? Follow the tutorial "Transferring Media Files to Samsung Galaxy S4" to get some help.

    Additional tips:
    You may encounter some other situations that you can not play the videos/movies on Samsung Galaxy S4 successfully. The HD video files may be in MKV, TiVo, VOB, M2TS, AVI, MXF, MOV, etc, the Galaxy S4 unsupported format. Or you may have some DVD, Blu-ray movies that S4 cannot handle directly. So, you need convert the HD videos/Blu-ray/DVD movies into Samsung Galaxy S4 compatible format H.264 MP4 first. Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (or iMedia Converter for Mac), the best all-in-one video converter program, can help you fast finish the conversion task.

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