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I created this topic for everyone having issue to find the greatest video format, player or converter for their mobiles devices.

Give me format, players, converters that works well and i'll add it to the list.

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Working video format, player and converters




Android ICS ice cream sandwich 4.0 approved stuff:

Known working video format:

-BrRip x264 ( it's MPEG-4) ---> works with every video player.
-MKV ---> works with Dice Player

Greatest video players ( search for it on PlayStore):

-Dice Player
-MX Player

Greatest converter(s):

-DVD Catalyst $$$ Not FREE $$$






Apple iOS approved stuff:

Known working video format:

-MPEG-4

Greatest converter(s):

-???











Why i did this. (-SOLVED-)

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I just bought my asus transformer prime and i realized i can't put mkv or avi file in it. SADLY. I don't know if there is a way to do it but anyway.

I can't transfer pict or music at all. it just doesn't transfer or give me an error message about the file.

BTW


I find some movies ont tpb that work perfectly with any video player on my prime. BrRip x264 . Thises are all HD moviess I think i can't give a pirate bay link but i found pretty nice title...


Try this, it's an MPEG-4 format for all of them.


Why i searched for this. Because when i converted a 720p MKV (both the same res in and out) in mpeg-4 H.264 file.. It was so... SO horrible to watch, worse than 240p vids on youtube.


So, finally, if someone have any idea or known tips to help all of us ( including me) to find the great video format fo our tabs ( any of them). Just share it!



Also, any kind of tips would be appreciate biggrin.gif

Edited by Billy_5110 - 4/4/12 at 10:11pm
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post #2 of 26
Install VitalPlayer / MoboPlayer it's like VLC for Android
I'm able to play 480p mkv on my 1GHZ Xperia X10, and also 720p mp4's downloaded from Youtube.

My friend with a tablet with a Cortex A8 - 1GHZ plays 720p mkv's no problem using Vital Player. (Has H/W acceleration for MKV's where mine doesn't)
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I use MX Player and watch 480P x264 MKV rips on my GS2, looks awesome.
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When i try to put mkv file on my tablet it says i can't...it doesn't work. Do it need to tweek something?
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Like said use Vital Player and make sure you clear defaults on the Videos Player. (Settings > Manage Applications > Videos > Clear Defaults.)
Then use a file manager like Astro File Manager and navigate to the file and select the Vital Player App. (Provided you have copied the file.)
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Try Dice player for android. I had some .mkv files that wouldn't work with mobo player
 
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Try MX Video Player. I use it on my Transformer and it works great. It even has hardware decoding.
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Try MX Video Player. I use it on my Transformer and it works great. It even has hardware decoding.

Omg yes, subtitles, mkv, booyah. Codecs cant stop it, res size csnt stop it.
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Like said use Vital Player and make sure you clear defaults on the Videos Player. (Settings > Manage Applications > Videos > Clear Defaults.)
Then use a file manager like Astro File Manager and navigate to the file and select the Vital Player App. (Provided you have copied the file.)

So i will be able tu use mkv?
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Originally Posted by linkinparkfan007 View Post

Like said use Vital Player and make sure you clear defaults on the Videos Player. (Settings > Manage Applications > Videos > Clear Defaults.)
Then use a file manager like Astro File Manager and navigate to the file and select the Vital Player App. (Provided you have copied the file.)

So i will be able tu use mkv?

download MX Player and just play your file. Done.
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