Can't play a MP4 movie clip on Philips/Epson/Benq Projector? Follow this article to see how to convert MP4 videos to watch on projector without problem.
Can Philips/Epson/Benq projector play all MP4 files? As far as we know, not all projectors have the same file formats being played. MP4 is a media container format which can be encoded with many different video and audio codecs like DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, MPEG-4, AC3, WMA, AAC, etc. While your 2D/3D/1080p/4K projector only supports few video and audio codec like MPEG-4/H.264 and AAC. That is to say, if the MP4 video is encode with projector unsupported video or audio codec, projector will not accept it.
If you find source MP4 file format like H.265 MP4 is not recognized by projector, the best bet to solve projector MP4 playback issues is converting MP4 to projector more compatible video format. H.264 codec MP4 format is highly recommended. Actually, it's very easy as long as you have a professional MP4 to projector converter.
Here Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is such a smart tool based on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista. It can convert any type MP4 videos like H.265 MP4, MP4 with AC3, 3D MP4 to projector supported MP4/MKV/AVI format without losing any video quality on Windows PC. Apart from that, its built-in editor can help users to do some basic editing work before conversion, like trimming, cutting, adding special effect/watermark .ect. Directly sharing local videos to projector wirelessly is allowed.
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Guide on how to convert MP4 to projector for playback
Step 1: Add MP4 movies
Install and run this top MP4 video converter for projector. Launch it to enter the main interface, and click the "Add file" button to browse and add MP4 files into this converter one by one.
Step 2: Set projector supported format
Click the drop-down box of "Select Format" and then select "Video > MP4" under "Format". Also, MKV, AVI formats are OK for playing on Philips/Epson/Benq projector. For 4K projectors, you can choose "HD Video > 4K MP4 or 4K MKV".
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Tip 1. For advanced needs, you could customize the video and audio parameters of output profiles by clicking "Settings" option. You could change video codec, audio codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, resolution, frame rate, channel, and other parameters.
Tip 2. Before the conversion, you can edit the MP4 videos. By clicking "Edit" button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark, adjust effect to the videos which you will convert or create 3D video.
Trim – Choose to reserve the part you need. Just choose the chapter which you need to trim, to set "start time" or "end time", type the portion which you want to save.
Crop – Remove black edges of your video or just get the scale of this video you want.
Effect – Adjust the effects by adjusting the parameters, for example: Deinterlacing – If there are some stripes on the picture, you can choose this option to make a better picture effect.
3D - If you want to get 3D effect, just enable this fuction and do settings to choose 3D mode like Red-Blue, Left-Right, Top-Bottom.
Step 3: Start to make playable videos for projector
After setting the output profile or detailed parameters if necessary, you will be returned to the main interface where you need to click "Start" button to start MP4 to projector video conversion.
Step 4: Share converted video to projector
a. Install Dimo Video Converter Ultimate and run the program;
b. Keep your Windows PC and projector in the same network;
c. Turn to "Media Server" and click "Browse..." to locate the source video folder;
d. Press "Share" and write http://IP:PORT like "http://192.168.1.109:8868/" (without quotation marks)to the address bar of browser on your projector.
e. Double click the video link on the browser and play source MP4 file on your Philips/Epson/Benq projector wirelessly.
Note: Don't close the Dimo server until you don't wang to watch the movies on computer.
Then it would be easy to play all your unsupported MP4 movie clips on projector for watching on large screen. Enjoy.
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