How to play 4K Videos with Surface Pro 4 Windows 10 tablet?

How to play 4K Videos with Surface Pro 4 Windows 10 tablet?

Category : Mobile Devices

With an October launch, the Surface Pro 4 is also expected to come with the first major Windows 10 upgrade and will be divided into two screen categories; namely 12 and 14 inches. The low end Surface Pro 4 will be coming with the same display resolution as last year, while the high end variant is expected to go as high as 4K. What’s more, the battery lasts up to 9 hours so you can work uninterrupted. So if you are out for traveling, it is a good choice for you to watch 4K movies on Surface Pro 4 just for fun or for displaying during a meeting.

To watch 4K movies on Surface Pro 4 online, you need to click on the gear icon, move to Quality option and choose 2160p 4k. But please note that watching 4K content requires a 25Mbps or faster downstream internet connection which is faster than most people have. Thus, watching online 4K movies on Surface Pro 4 may be stutter.

Yes, it is true that Microsoft has offered 4K playback support on Surface Pro 4 which means you can play downloaded 4K movies on Surface Pro 4 offline. Due to the native support for MKV on Windows 10, playing 4K movies wrapped by MKV on Surface Pro 4 is no problem. However, if you have 4K movies in format like MTS, MOV, FLV, etc. which is not supported by Surface Pro 4, a video converter for Surface Pro 4 is necessary, better with a long list of input/output video codecs, fast converting speed and ability to maintain the original quality. What’s more, you also need to scale the 4K resolution and tweaking a setting.

To accomplish all the tasks, we can recommend you Pavtube Video Converter, which is an all-in-one tool that can help you to convert and downscale 4K videos for Surface Pro 4 within one stop.

Just like the way it is dealing with 1080p videos, it is surely in the support of converting 4K videos in any formats faultlessly. With it, you can fast convert 4K Ultra HD videos in MP4, MKV, MXF, XAVC, WMV, AVI, or any other extension to Surface Pro 4 playable format with least quality loss. Plus, this 4K video converting software provides the optimal presets for portable devices like iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Tablet, Kindle Fire HDX; editing programs like Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid MC, etc for better enjoying, editing 4K files. It is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. For Mac users, turn to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to ensure perfect 4K playback (Compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XPmacOS Sierra, El Capitan Yosemite, Mavericks, Lion included)

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How to View 4K Videos in Surface Pro 4

1. Load 4K footage

Launch the 4K to Surface Pro 4 Converter Mac. Drag & drop 4K files to the program directly and your files would be added instantaneously. Or you can head to the “Add video” button to locate the 4K videos you want to add.

2. Select output format Click format you choose “Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 Video (*.mp4)” as the output format. Or select .mp4 from Common Video or HD Video.

Surface Pro 4 Supported Video Formats

File/Stream Formats: MKV, MPEG-4, ASF, MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-2 TS, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI

Codecs: H.265, H.264, H.263, Motion JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV, DV, Raw

Surface Hub Supported Audio Formats

File/Stream Formats: FLAC, MPEG-4, MP3, ASF, AAC, ADTS, WAV

Codecs: AAC, HE-AAC, Dolby Digital, MP3, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ULAW, PCM

3. Tweak video, audio settings Click “Settings” button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To downsacle 4K to 1080p for easier playback, you just need to adjust video size to 1920*1080.

4. Start 4K to Surface Pro 4 conversion

Hit the “Convert” button to let this smart converter start encoding 4K to Surface Pro 4. When the conversion is done, you can play the converted 4K videos on Surface Pro 4 without hassle.


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