How to make 4K videos which are recorded in MXF/XAVC/XAVC-S format playable on your Android devices? Following this guide to play and watch 4K videos on Android devices.
Nowadays, “4K videos” has coming to people’s life gradually. Many people are not familiar with this new word, so first let’s learn something about it.
What’s “4K video”?
4K resolution is a generic term for display devices or content having horizontal resolution on the order of 4,000 pixels. Learn more at 4K resolution-Wikipedia. 4K videos are often produced by camcorders and recorded in MXF/XAVC/XAVC-S format.
Which camcorders can produce “4K videos”?
- Sony: FS700, CineAlta F5, CineAlta F55, CineAlta F65
- Canon: EOS C500, EOS-1D C DSLR
- Astrondesign AH-4413, Point Grey Flea3 8.8 MP, GoPro HERO3 Black, Nvidia GTX Titan, AMD Radeon HD 7970
For some photography enthusiasts, they may want to convert 4K videos captured with these above camcorders to other files for further usage, such as playing on their Android devices. However, 4K videos are becoming the new hi-end standard for superior picture quality on Android device and it is unnecessary and worthwhile to purchase a new device supported 4K Ultra HD.
Then can we freely play 4K quality videos on any android device without limitation?
Since we have known the format of 4K quality is MXF/XAVC/XAVC-S, the only thing to make 4K videos playable on Android devices is convert these formats to Android devices supported format. Fortunately, I find a third-party 4K Video Converter for Android can help convert any videos to most Android devices.
Play 4K quality videos on Android Devices, with on lag?
Step 1: Run Pavtube 4K Video Converter for Android and hit the “Add files” button to import the recorded 4K MXF/XAVC/XAVC-S videos from your camcorders.
Step 2: Click “Format” and select “Android”, the first four profiles are designed for any Android tablets and phones. You can choose it according to your own Android device. Last, click “Convert” button and start convert 4K videos to Android support format.
Also, you can read the article: create a best video format for Android smartphones to learn more.
1. If you are not satisfied with the default settings, click the “Settings” button, you can change the settings by yourself. You can change the video size (pix), bitrate, audio channels, etc. Just remember the file size mainly depends on the bitrate, which means the higher bitrate you set, the bigger size you get. According my experience, the 1280*720 sizes and 1500kbps bitrate is just suitable setting for watching videos on Android tablets and phones.
2. If your want to do some editing with your video such as cutting the part you don’t need, adding text/image/video watermark or adding the subtitle, just click the “Edit” button to do these work.
3. If you want to keep multi audio/channel when you are playing 4K MXF video on the Android devices, you may try our Pavtube MXF MultiMixer. It helps not only import and export MXF files with the multiple audio tracks/channels, but also helps mix the multiple audio tracks/channels into one.
Not an Android user? Want to play 4K videos as well? Pavtube Converter also support to other non-Android devices like Apple iOS devices, Windows 8 RT/Pro devices, BlackBerry, PSP, PS3, Xbox 360, WDTV, HDTV, TV, etc.