Samsung Galaxy S5 empowers life with 5.2-inch 2560×1440 display, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor with Adreno 420 GPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, 16 MP rear/ 2MP front-facing camera and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. All these significant features makes Galaxy S5 cannot to be better portable device to play high definition video on the go. However, Galaxy S5 is still restricted in playing many video files.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Won’t Play MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, WTV, MPEG, DivX, MXF, MOD, TOD, etc.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is restricted in playing many video files such as WTV, MPEG, DivX, MXF, MTS, MOD, TOD, etc. Even the formats are listed in the supported video formats by Galaxy S5, such as some MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, due to codec issue, some videos will not be transferred and played by Galaxy S5.
Why Samsung Galaxy S5 cannot play MP4, WMV, AVI, MKV?
According to the video specs listed on the official Samsung Galaxy S5 page, Galaxy S5 supports playing video in the formats of MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM up to 30fps coded with H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8. If your video files are encoded with other codecs that are not supported by Galaxy S5, such as if your MKV is codec with DTS audio, your MP4 video is encoded in 60fps, etc. your files will not be played on Galaxy S5.
How to Successfully Play MP4, MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX on Samsung Galaxy S5?
In order to successfully play all kinds of video files on Samsung Galaxy S5, a recommend solution is to convert MP4, MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX to Samsung Galaxy S5 supported MP4. This article will guide you with a step-by-step to convert video to MP4 to successfully play on Samsung Galaxy S5.
Step-by-Step Guide to Convert MP4, MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX, etc. to Play on Galaxy S5
Prepare: Free download Video Converter for Samsung Galaxy S5
Step 1: Add files to Video Converter for Galaxy S5
Press on “Add Video” button to add files to the program.
Step 2: Set output format
Click “Profile” drop-down and choose appropriate format.
If your source video files are 1080p or above 1080p resolution, choose “HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)” from “HD video” category.
If your source MP4 files are 720p or lower resolution, choose “H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)” from “General Video” category.
Step 3: Convert videos to Samsung Galaxy format
Press on “Convert” button to start converting video to Samsung Galaxy S5 support MP4 or HD MP4 format.
When the conversion is finished, you can transfer the video files to your Samsung Galaxy S5 and enjoy the videos. It’s that easy to play all kinds of video files on your Samsung Galaxy S5.