November 19th, 2013 by Smile Harney
Though Android developer website describes that Android platform supports MP4 files, sometimes we still encounter can't play MP4 on Android-powered mobiles and tablets like Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Motorola Droid, Google Nexus, LG, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab or Note and etc.
Why Android won't play MP4 files? How to successfully play various MP4 videos on all Android devices? This article will explain the reason as well as provide the solution.
Officially, Android does play MP4 movies. But it only plays MP4 files encoded with H.263 or H.264 AVC. While MP4 is a video container format, it can contain different video codecs which may not be the Android supported one. Therefore, whether we can play MP4 on Android or not, it all depends on what the video codec is inside in MP4.
In order to solve Android doesn't play MP4 videos and successfully play all kinds of MP4 files on Android devices; we had better convert Android unsupported MP4 to Android more supported MP4.
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Besides converting MP4 to Android, this powerful MP4 Android Converter also enables to convert other video WMV, AVI, MKV, VOB, FLV, DV, MOV, RMVB, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, TS, ASF, and etc to Android supported format.
Below will introduce a step by step guide on how to convert MP4 to Android more supported video format.
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Click the "Add File" button to import the MP4 videos which can't play on Android-powered devices. This ideal MP4 Android Converter also supports drag and drop function.
Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select Android supported 'H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)' from "General Video" Category.
This professional MP4 to Android Converter also has provided the most optimized presets for Android powered HTC, Motorola Droid, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, etc. And you can select from the presets category according to your Android devices.
Click the "Convert" button to start and finish converting MP4 to Android more supported format for easy play MP4 on any Android based mobile or tablet.
It is that easy to play any MP4 on any Android device with the above powerful MP4 Android Converter and step by step guide. And you will never worry about the following Android MP4 troubleshooting: