Watch 4K Videos via Synology DS416 PLAY on TV
2016 has seen the release of several 2-Bay NAS units, an upgrade to the DS216+ and DS716+ in the DS716+II and DS216+II. Alongside that we have seen a few 4-bay NAS released, the Synology DS416PLAY, feature far more advanced hardware and NAS options compared to the previous version and now made itself more desirable NAS to many users. For those who has this great Synology DS416PLAY, you may have the demonds of backup downloaded 4K Videos onto Synology DS416PLAY, let’s follow the commen issues:
“I’m considering purchasing the Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 camera which can capture 4K videos. Will the DS416 PLAY be able to play the 4K videos? I currently play videos using DS Video on a Roku on my HD TV sets, which works very well. Also, would 4K video play in the mobile apps?”
When you take the solution into consideration, you still should think of format/codec incompatibility problem putting the 4K content to Synology DS416PLAY. Under this situation, a third-party 4K NAS Converter is needed.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a powerful 4K video converter which is able to transcode any 4K videos to Synology DS416PLAY optimized format with all the suitable output profile parameters. This 4K video converter can work in 4K Blu-ray, 4K videos downloaded from internet, 4K camera videos and mobile 4K shot. (Here is the review).
For Mac users, you can turn to Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, which has updated to support to convert 4K videos to Synology DS416PLAY via new 10.11 El Capitan system. Now, Just download the right version Synology DS416PLAY Converter and follow the steps below to perform the conversion.
How to play 4K movies on Synology DS416PLAY with suitable format?
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html
Step 1: Add 4K/HD videos.
Import 4K/HD videos to the program by clicking “File”>”Add Video/Audio” from “File” drop-down list. If your source 4K video is on the Blu-ray disc, insert your Blu-ray disc to Blu-ray drive and click “Load from disc” to add your 4K Blu-ray movie to the app.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
From “Format” bar drop-down list, choose the formats that you want to output for later use. For compatibility consideration, it is idea for you to choose “Common Video” > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as Synology DS416PLAY output file format.
Step 3: Compress 4K video to 1080p for Synology DS416PLAY.
When Synology DS416PLAY plays videos via USB for devices, it will not support 4K resolution. If your Blu-ray/DVD, MKV, AVI, WMV videos etc is 4K, you need to downscale 4K to 1080p video in “Settings”.
Step 4: Start converting your favorite movies to Synology DS416PLAY.
Now, you can easily create a true cinema experience at home, so you can enjoy sharper, more detailed images and any movies than ever before.
Now, try playing the downscaled 4K video in Synology DS416PLAY. It should be smooth when playback.
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