Q: “ The sandisk connect wireless media drive allows for videos and other files to be stored on a micro sd card and streamed to an android or IOS device. Is there a way I can create a wireless access point with plex or other software on my raspberry pi. and connect a hard drive to stream to my android device. I would use this when traveling so there will be nothing connected to the ethernet port. Anyone can help me? “
How to enable stream movies from Raspberry Pi to Android device via Plex? At first, you need to use a DLNA app like XBMC or Plex to enable streaming. Then, you can streamed from Raspberry pi to your device via plex. What’s the point? Not all movies can be streamed from Raspberry pi, the MP4 is the best choice. So, if you have any video files, you need to use use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to convert these files to MP4 format.
Tip: Raspberry Pi so tiny that many people choose to build a multimedia center at home with it and XBMC. Follow this guide to learn how to achieve it.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate – A top Ultimate Converter can help you to remove Blu-ray/DVD region lock as well as batch convert HD/SD videos in multiple format like FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, VOB, MTS, M2TS, TOD, etc to playback on your HDTV easily without any restriction. The process the straight forward. After launching, drag and drop your video files to the program, choose output format and then start the conversion. Free download and install it and below is the detailed guide.
Best Way to Convert movie files from Raspberry Pi to Android device via Plex
Step 1. Run Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate and import video files from Raspberry Pi. Click “Add Video” on the interface to import all video files you wish to convert to the program.
Step 2. Click the dropdown menu between “Format” and “Settings” to choose target video format. There are various presets sorted of device model and programs. For Raspberry Pi, we need to choose “HD Video>H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)”, It also suitable for Android device, If you want to other format, you can select it below ”Android”.
Step 3. Click the Setting icon to have the Profile settings box. In the setting interface, you are allowed to adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel to optimize the output file quality.
Step 4. Click the “Convert” icon, and the conversion will be started quickly. Once finished, you can get the output videos for your Android devices via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterward, connect your Android devices to PC and then transfer the videos to Android devices via Plex.
Now, you can easily enjoy your all movies from Raspberry Pi to any Android device via plex. Have fun!