How to Convert 4K Videos to Samsung Galaxy S5 for Playback
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How to Convert 4K Videos to Samsung Galaxy S5 for Playback

The Galaxy S5 is finally launched. What's the big deal of the brand new device? Well, the improved hardware & software says all - waterproof design, 1080p HD AMOLED display, a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, a camera that supports for 4K video record, a 2800mAh battery that gives the S5 enough juice to last a whole day and all that.

Like most of other smart phones, the Galaxy S5 provides us many features such as internet, web browser, calendar, to-do notes, and tons of other applications than just making a phone call. Apart from that, we can even use it watch the online or downloaded videos. The idea is theoretically great, but practically, we will encounter problems. For example, when trying to play 4k video on Galaxy S5, we will be upset by various issues, i.e. only get the sounds, not image; video format not supported, etc. The reason is that most 4K videos are in AVCHD, XAVC, MXF, AVI, FLV or WMV formats which are not compatible with the Galaxy S5.

Tips : It is said that, MX Player - the third-party Android app can support 4K playback. You can download and install the program by searching the Google Play. But pitifully, it supports the specified video formats such as .flv and .wmv only. What's worse, you may suffer buffering at times.

Solution to Convert 4K Video to Galaxy S5 on Mac

In order to play 4K video on Galaxy S5 without any worries or trouble, we can try this way - convert/downscale 4K to 1080P MP4 for Galaxy S5. "Does it really work? What about the quality?" you may wonder. Take it easy! There will not be any distinct difference between 4K and 1080P while playing on a 5.2-inch sharp screen.

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Step by Step to Convert 4K Video to Galaxy S5 on Mac

Tips: Click the "free trail" icon to free download the program, after installation, run the app immediately. Keep in mind that if you're running Windows OS, you should download the Windows of the program.


Load Source 4K Video File

You can load the source video files in two ways: 1. select the file, drag-n-drop it directly into the workspace of the program. 2. Press the "Add Files" button on the menu bar to add the file. Please note that you can load bunches of files for batch conversion.

add video


Set Appropriate Output Format

This is the key part of the conversion. Here is the how-to: click the "Profile" button, and you will get a format list which is composed of many different video/audio formats. To convert/downscale 4K video to 1080P MP4 for Galaxy S5, you can choose the optimal output presets for Samsung Galaxy models from the "Device" tray.

set output format


Tips : Would like to modify the video dimension, cut off the unwanted frame, add watermark to the video or apply artistic effects? Feel free to use the built-in editing features of the smart converter.


Start to 4K to Galaxy S5

If you want to save the converted video file in the location you like, please click the "Save to" button to make it. Finally, press the "Start" button to begin the 4K conversion.

start to convert

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