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Overview

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, feature smooth glass-and-matte-metal body with Gorilla Glass screen, latest Android 5.0 built-in, and 5.1-inch Quad display. Galaxy S7 is far more advanced equipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. All these appealing features make Galaxy S7/S6 and Galaxy S7/S6 Edge great places for playing videos and movies on. However, Galaxy S6/S7 and Galaxy S6/S7 Edge are restricted in playing videos in many formats.

Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 Won’t Play MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, WMV, HEVC, H.265, WebM, WTV, MPEG, DivX, MXF, MOD, TOD, etc.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 and Galaxy S6/S7 Edge are unable to playing videos in many formats like MXF, HEVC, WebM VP9, MTS, M2TS, WTV, MPEG, DivX, MOD, TOD, etc. There are problems of transferring and playback even with the supported video formats such as MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV.

Why Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge cannot play MP4, MKV, Divx, WMV, AVI?

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge officially support video codecs of H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8 up 30fps and audio codec of MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/ eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC encoded in MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM container. If your video files are encoded with other codecs that are not supported by Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, such as if your MKV is codec with DTS audio, your MP4 video is encoded in 60fps, AVI files with DTS, WMV with DTS, etc. your files will not be played on Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

How to Successfully Play MP4, HEVC H.265, WebM VP9, WTV, MTS, MPEG, WMV, Divx, MPEG, MKV AVI MOV DTS on Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S7/S7 Edge?

In order to successfully play stream, transfer and play any format video on Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, a recommend solution is to convert MP4, HEVC H.265, WebM VP9, WTV, MTS, MPEG, WMV, Divx, MPEG, MKV AVI MOV DTS to Samsung Galaxy S6 supported MP4. The following will guide you with a step-by-step guide to convert video to Galaxy S6/S7 MP4 to successfully transfer and play on Samsung Galaxy S6/S7.

Step-by-Step Guide to Convert MP4, HEVC H.265, WebM VP9, WTV, MTS, MPEG, WMV, Divx, MPEG, MKV AVI MOV DTS to Play on Galaxy 65

Prepare: Download Galaxy S6 Video Converter

Download Galaxy S6 Video Converter – Total Video Converter (Windows Version, Mac Version), and run it.

Step 1: Add video files to Galaxy S6/S7 Video Converter

Press on “Add File” button to add files to the program. You can also add files to the program by drag and drop video files to the program.

Convert video to Samsung Galaxy S6 Supported Video

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 S6/S6 Edge and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge format

Press on “Convert” button to start converting video to Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge support MP4 or HD MP4 format.

After the conversion is finished, you can stream the converted video files to your Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge and enjoy the videos. It’s that easy to play all kinds of video files on your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

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