Many demands push you to copy 4K or 1080P MP4 movies to External HDD for steaming on your Vizio TV. An MP4 file is a video container format similar to the . MKV, .AVI, .ASF, and .MOV formats. MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but it can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.
I want to play one of my MP4 files on my big-screen Vizio TV, but it doesn’t work when I play it directly. How to play MP4 files on Vizio TV?
Vizio TV is quite similar to other smart TVs. MP4 is really one of Vizio TV compatible video formats. No matter whether you download your favorite videos from the Internet or you get a copy from your buddy, there are chances that the videos you get are in MP4 format. Generally, it is believed that MP4 is the compression for audio or video format, but actually, it is multimedia container formats.
The core of playing videos on Vizio TV via USB is that you should make sure the MP4 file is converted to a format and resolution that is supported by your Vizio TV. Each TV has its own limitation to USB video. Vizio TV supported USB video format and codec mainly contains H.264 AAC MP4. And each video format should have the corresponding audio codec then they can be successfully played on Vizio TV via USB.
Considering the above Vizio TV not playing MP4 files playback issue, the best solution is to convert MP4 file format to Vizio TV compatible ones. There are a long list of converter programs available and one of the best names in this category is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (Windows Version | Mac Version). This professional software does everything that you may need to enjoy your favorite videos on different devices. The converter is capable of converting videos to virtually any possible format without any loss of quality. The conversion takes place at high speed and includes all latest and high-end formats including 4K videos. In addition to specific formats, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is also capable of converting videos that are compatible with specific devices like Nokia, Sony, iPhone, Huawei, Samsung, Apple iPhone, HTC, LG, Motorola and others. Using this amazing converter, you can easily convert MP4 file format that is compatible with Vizio TV and flawlessly enjoy your favorite videos.
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How to convert MP4 to Vizio TV supported format
Step 1: Load video files
Install MP4 to Vizio TV Converter then run it. Click "Add File" to load your .mp4 files to the software. You can play the loaded movies via this Vizio TV Video Converter.
Step 2: Definite format for Vizio TV
You can simple choose the preset from HDTV profile in Format drop-down list. You also can choose Vizio HDTV Video (*.mp4).
Note: Here, I strongly recommend you to check your Vizio TV specification in manual or official site. Then click "Settings" to open settings window. Usually, this step determine if you can play videos on Vizio TV via USB perfectly. Since each Vizio TV model has its own requirement, here, I only can tell you some common settings.
If your Vizio TV doesn’t suport 5.1 audio, just keep audio channel to stereo. I don’t clear which video bitrate and frame rate is the best for you. Try frame rate as 25-30fps, bitrate as 30Mbps. If you have manual, check it please than do the settings as it said.
Step 3: Start MP4 to Vizio TV conversion
When all settings are done, go back to the UI. Click "Convert" button at right bottom corner to begin to convert MP4 to USB Stick/External HDD with Vizio TV perfectly playable format.
Now the last step is to put the MP4 to USB Stick/External HDD. Connect it to Vizio TV. Enjoy you4 downloaded MP4 movies on Vizio TV via USB freely.