Tech Specs & Video Formats & Tips for your Surface Pro 4

Surface Pro 4 Tech Specs

With the success of the Surface Pro 3, many are now on the lookout for the next generation tablet/laptop hybrid, the Surface Pro 4. As of now, Microsoft has not confirmed that they are working on another Surface Pro, but rumors regarding its specs and features have started to circulate online early this year. (Read News: Microsoft set to Announce Surface Mini this Month)

Surface Pro 3

According to, the upcoming version of the Surface Pro will have a bigger display screen than the previous versions, but will also be lighter than the Surface Pro 2 and 3.

Master Herald also reported that the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 will be released in various sizes. One version will have a 13-14 inch screen for those who want a bigger tablet, and the other will be the 8-inch screen variant, which will be called Surface Pro Mini, that is suitable for users who prefer a more handy and portable gadget.

Additionally, Latinos Post revealed that Surface Pro 4 will have a greater CPU than its predecessors and will be running on the upcoming Windows 10. Also, the gadget is believed to have an increased RAM compared to the older versions of Surface Pro.

Surface Pro 4 video playback tips

Everyone can’t wait to play games or videos on it when travelling or on the move. Then how to play videos on Surface Pro 4?

1. How to play videos from your video library

Step 1: From the Start screen, tap or click Video.

If you’re prompted, sign in with your Microsoft account.

Step 2: Scroll left and then tap or click personal videos

2. Add videos to your video library

Videos in your Videos library appear in the Video app. For help copying videos to your Videos folder, see Move files to your Surface.

3. Play videos over your home network

If your videos are stored on another computer that’s part of your home network, or homegroup, you can join the homegroup and watch your videos without copying them to your Surface. To learn how to watch files on your home network, see Share files on a home network.

Surface Pro 4 video format

Use File Explorer to find out what format a file is in:

Step 1: Tap and hold the file. (Right-click it if you’re using a mouse).

Step 2: Tap or click Properties, and look next to Type of file to see what type it is and next to Opens with to see which application will open it. If you need help using File Explorer, see How to work with files and folders.

Audio files that Surface can play

Surface Pro 4 audio format

Video files that Surface can play

Surface Pro 4 video format

Note: For Surface Pro 4, adding Windows Media Center or installing other apps and programs will allow you to play, view, and edit files in other formats. See Get started with Windows Media Center.

Surface Pro 4 video converter

Of course, HD or 4K ultra video files are highly suggested in order to have an ultimate visual experience. In order to play the high definition videos, usually, you have to figure out the supported players among thousands of software and even install different video players over and over. Frustratingly, you will turn to experts: what kind of video converter for surface pro 4 is really helpful?

With extraordinary features, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is welcomed by users who want to convert Blu-ray, DVD and videos. It is capable of converting nearly all popular audio and video format including WMV, MP3, Matroska, MP4, 3GP, and more, and unprotected Blu-ray or DVD moviefiles to any format. At the same time, it provides presets for various mobile phones like Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, Samsung, iPhone, iPad etc. If you own this all-in-one converter for surface pro 4, you will never worry about spending much time on finding out the suitable video player and install it on Surface Pro 4 for different video formats. Mac version is here.


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