Playing MPG in Movies & TV on Windows 10 Beautifully
"Should I be able to play mpg files with Movies & TV on windows 10. I cannot."
"Windows 10 Films & TV app can't play certain MPEG video files. Any help?"
Microsoft Movies & TV (or Microsoft Films & TV), is a digital video service developed by Microsoft that offers full HD movies and TV shows available for rental or purchase in the Video Store. It supports a wide range of video files. But the problem here is, when guys play some files like MPG in Movies & TV on Windows 10, the playback issues/errors like no video, no audio, black screen... occurred from time to time.
Well, we would like to inform you that .mpg is not listed as the file format supported by Movies and TV app. In first try, you can turn to Windows Media Player. Generally, a MPG video file can play just fine with Windows Media Player. If Windows Media Player won't play MPG correctly, you have to get another solution.
To fast solve the MPEG in Movies & TV app playback trouble, a quick and easy way is to convert MPG to Movies & TV more friendly format with a video app like Brorsoft Video Converter.
Overall, the program can be used as a utility to convert MPG to Movies & TV friendly WMV, MP4 videos and more regular file format like mkv, avi, mov, flv, etc with high quality and fast encoding speed. Besides MPG shows, it can also help you encode/re-encode almost all videos including AVI, MKV, VOB, TiVo, MOV, MTS etc. for playback on PC, Android/Windows 8/iOS based tablet/phone to meet your different needs. Download it below and follow the tips below to convert MPG to Films & TV easily.
Download MPG Converter:
How to play MPG in Movies & TV on Windows 10
Step 1. Load MPG files
Launch the ideal MPG video converter. Click "Add" button on the main interface to load your .mpg files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)
Step 2. Select output format
Click Format bar and choose H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4), H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4), or H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4) from "Common Video", which can be recognized by Movies and TV app perfectly. Of course, WMV, AVI etc are all good choices for you.
Step 3. Video/Audio settings
Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction. With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space.
Step 4. Start conversion
Finally, hit the "Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert MPG video to Movies & TV compatible video files with the best quality.
After the conversion, click "Open" to quickly find the converted movies. Then, Windows Movies & TV will recognize, open and play the MPG files beautifully.
File formats supported by the Movies & TV app in Windows 10
The Movies & TV app in Windows 10 supports most Digital Rights Management (DRM)-free videos, including the following formats:
.m4v, .mp4, .mov, .asf, .avi, .wmv, .m2ts, .3g2, .3gp2, .3gpp