I Downloaded TV shows thru iTunes, but it doesn’t show on the screen when I connect USB to TV. LED/LCD/Smart TV can’t play mp4 movies via USB? I really want to play these favorite programs on Smart TV. How to do that?
What is MP4?
MP4 is a multimedia container format standard specified as a part of MPEG-4. It is most commonly used to store digital video and digital audio streams, especially those defined by MPEG, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.
Video: H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-2 and MPEG-1, XAVC, XAVC S
Audio: AAC, ALS, SLS, MP3, MP2, MP1, CELP, HVXC, TwinVQ, TTSI, SAOL, Apple Lossless (less used)
Subtitles: MPEG-4 Timed Text
MP4 has different codec, if your LED/LCD/Smart TV doesn’t support the video or audio codec, you will can’t play it.
Sometimes, the video source is a key whether or not you play it. As we know, apple and Amazon media were protected by DRM, the DRM-protected videos can only play on Apple devices. If you want to play DRMed video files on LED/LCD/Smart TV, you need to remove the DRM protection from iTunes media files first and then transfer iTunes MP4 to USB Flash Drive.
What MP4 can play on LED/LCD/Smart TV? H.264/AAC is a good choice. How to convert MP4 to H.264 AAC? You need MP4 to LED/LCD/Smart TV Converter. You can use it to convert between all popular video and audio formats, such as MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, MKV, MPG, FLV, WMA, OGG, MP3, AAC, FLAC, etc. You can play all MP4 movies on Samsung/Sony/LG/Panasonic/Vizio Smart TV/LED TV/LCD TV.
How to convert MP4 for LED/LCD/Smart TV via MP4 Video Converter?
Step 1: Add MP4 video
Install and run LED/LCD/Smart TV MP4 Converter, import MP4 video into this program.
Step 2: Choose H.264/AAC MP4 format
Click “Output Format” bar, choose “Common Video > H.264 Video (*.mp4)”. This profile is the best video codec for LED/LCD/Smart TV.
Step 3: Set 1080P resolution
For playing 1080P movies on LED/LCD/Smart TV via USB, you can click “Settings” to select “1920*1080” as output video resolution.
Step 4: Convert MP4 for LED/LCD/Smart TV
Click “Convert” button to start MP4 to LED/LCD/Smart TV conversion.
Step 5: Transfer MP4 to USB for LED/LCD/Smart TV
After conversion, click “Open Folder” to transfer MP4 video to USB Flash Drive.
Connect USB to LED/LCD/Smart TV, you can play MP4 movies on LED/LCD/Smart TV now.