Can Galaxy Alpha play MKV/MTS/AVI/MPG/VOB/FLV videos? If your movie video files are incompatible with Galaxy Alpha, you will need to use a Galaxy Alpha Video Converter app to process format conversion. This post presents the detailed steps required to do so.
Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy Alpha is the first Galaxy smartphone with a metal frame. Coming with a 4.7-inch 720p AMOLED display, the Galaxy Alpha is a smart choice for viewing movies/video files on the go. You can play any compatible video files stored on a Galaxy Alpha’s built-in memory or installed memory card by launching video player app installed on your device. But what to do if your source movie video files are incompatible with Galaxy Alpha? Let’s see a user question for instance:
”Hi All, I am having a trouble while playing MKV files on Galaxy Alpha. Some of them play find and then some of them don’t. Anyone know why this might be? It’s a bit confusing. What can I possibly do to solve that problem??? Any ideas? Thanks.”
If your source files are incompatible with Galaxy Alpha, you will need to use third party converter to do format shifting before you transfer videos to your Galaxy Alpha. The following guide will tell how to convert MKV/MTS/AVI/MPG/VOB/FLV/WMV videos to MP4 for viewing on Samsung Galaxy Alpha with best quality.
Required software: Video Converter
Download a demo of Galaxy Alpha Video Converter
How to transcode MKV/MTS/AVI/MPG/VOB/FLV videos for Galaxy Alpha playback?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run Video Converter as a Galaxy Alpha Video Converter, then click ‘Add File’ icon to load your source media.
Step 2：Choose output format for Galaxy Alpha
From ‘Profile’ list, select ‘Android’ > ‘Samsung Galaxy S4 (*.mp4)’ as output format for Galaxy Alpha.
Tips: If you are an advanced user, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profile Settings’ window to custom video and audio settings like resolution, video codec, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and audio channel. If not, simply use the default settings. The default settings will output playable MP4 files for your Galaxy Alpha with good quality.
Step 3: When ready, click ‘Convert’ button to start converting MKV/MTS/AVI/MPG/VOB/FLV/WMV videos to MP4 format that is well compatible with your device. As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open File’ button to get the generated MP4 files and transfer them to your Galaxy Alpha. Just tap the desired movie to start playing.
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