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Surface Converter - Convert All Video and Audio to Windows Surface Format

Symptoms in Playing Videos in Surface RT or Pro


This article will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert video or audio files to Windows Surface RT/Pro supported format. Then all the following Surface video or audio playback troubleshooting will be solved:

  • When try to open AVI on Windows Surface RT for playback only to find the AVI file never starts.
  • I copied over a load of WMV files that play happily on my Windows 7 PC, with a memory stick. But if I click on those WMV files on my Surface, I get the message 'format not supported.
  • I got my surface just today and it's quite nice, but to keep it I need it to play at least MKV if not just all video files...
  • How to play downloaded FLV, WebM on my Windows Surface Pro on the go?
  • Is there any way to play Surface unsupported video formats like VOB, MOV, DVR, WTV, RMVB, DV, DivX, Xvid, Apple ProRes, AVCHD, OGV, MVI, MXF, MOD, TOD, MPEG, SWF and etc on Surface 2 RT or Pro?
  • How to enable Windows Surface play FLAC, OGG, APE, AIFF, Apple Lossless, WMA, AC3, AU, RA and more audio formats?

Make Preparation: Free download and run iDealshare VideoGo

Free download the professional Surface Converter - iDealshare VideoGo ( for Windows, for Mac ), install and launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Surface Video Converter and Surface Audio Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Working as the Surface Video Converter, iDealshare VideoGo can convert all kinds of video files to Surface supported video or audio formats like convert MKV to Surface, convert WMV to Surface, convert AVI, FLV, WTV, DVR, VOB, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, ASF, FLV, WebM, OGV, MVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, RMVB, SWF, and etc to Windows Surface 2 RT or Pro.

Working as the Surface Audio Converter, iDealsahre VideoGo can APE, AIFF, FLAC, VOC, QCP, AMR, M4R, DTS, AU, RA, MP2, CAF, Apple Lossless, M4A, MKA, MPC, PCM, OGG, 3GA and etc to Surface supported audio format.

Step 1 Import Surface unsupported video or audio

Click the "Add File" button to import the media files like AVI, MKV, WMV, and FLAC that Surface cannot play. This ideal Surface Converter also support drag and drop function.

How to Convert MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MOV, VOB to Surface 2 RT/Pro

Step 2 Select Surface RT/Pro format

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select Surface supported video format like MP4 or Surface supported audio format like MP3, WAV.

Step 3 Convert to Surface format

Click the "Convert" button to start and finish converting the media files to Surface more supported video or audio format.

Surface Supported Video Formats

  • MP4 encoded with H.264
  • AVI encoded with VC-1 or WMV 9
  • ASF encoded with H.263
  • MPG encoded with Motion JPEG or MPEG-1
  • 3GPP2 encoded with MPEG-4
  • AVI encoded with VC-1 or WMV 9

Surface Supported Audio Format