Q1: Does Samsung TV support .avi files?
Can anyone help? Since my DVD player stopped working thanks to the children, I am looking to replace my old TV to a new Samsung TV with USB connection. And now I want to load media files (.avi) onto a USB key, will the Samsung TV be able to play AVI files if I plug USB key directly into the TV?
Q2: How to stream/play AVI videos on Samsung TV fluently with no quality loss
I have a lot of home videos on my PC in .avi form that I would like to stream to my Samsung TV downstairs with no quality loss. I haven't found a way to use that for my purposes. What is the best way to accomplish this without having to run a long cable through my house? I have wired and wireless capability at the Samsung TV.
Many of us have been asking: "Will AVI play on Samsung TV? Why some of my AVI files play on Samsung TV, while others cannot?". In fact, whether the Samsung TV play AVI videos or not, it depends on the TV model, the AVI video codec or the AVI video resolution/size: Samsung TV only plays AVI encoded with Divx 3.11/4.x/5.x/6.1, XviD, H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG-4 SP/ASP, Motion JPEG and you need to check the TV manual to see if you Samsung TV has AVI support or not.
Is there a way of playing .avi files on Samsung TV? Big Yes! In order to successfully play all kinds of AVI files on any Samsung TV model, an all-in-one solution is to convert AVI to Samsung TV compatible format. Here offers 3 ways to convert or stream AVI to Samsung TV easily including free and paid solutions.
First way: Using Handbrake
And handbrake is an open-source program to help you finish AVI to MP4 conversion for Samsung TV. Make sure your Handbrake is up to date. Since Handbrake have fixed some campatible issues when converting AVI files. And HandBrake 0.10.2 is latest version by far.
Note: If you encounter crash problem when converting AVI videos to MP4 with Handbrake, then you can go into the "audio & subtitles" tab. There should be 2 tracks shown. Go into source on the track 2 and select none. This solution is recommended by Macrumours User.
Second way: Using iFastime Video Converter Ultimate
If Handbrake always lacks stability when converting AVI video file to MP4 format even though you have gotten the latest HandBrake version, we suggest you to find a Handbrake Alternative to get your AVI to Samsung TV MP4 video conversion finished trouble-free. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate is a well-received Handbrake Alternative for AVI to Samsung TV converting. Working flawlessly and Windows (10).
* Best AVI Video converter to transcode sharp 4K, 1080p, 720p AVI video to Samsung TV.
* Convert AVI movie/video to Samsung TV compatible video formats directly by choosing Samsung TV preset.
* Change AVI video to Xbox, PS4, Windows 10 PC, Mac, Apple iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, etc.
* Adjust video parameters, add subtitle, merge, trim, crop the video
Mac version is Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan compatible.
Free Download iFastime Video Converter Ultimate:
Step 1. Import AVI files
Start AVI to Samsung TV converter and drag .avi files to the software interface to import the file. It supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Set Samsung TV supported format
Click Format bar and choose Samsung TV (*.mp4) from "TVS", which can be recognized by Samsung TV perfectly.
Tip- Advanced settings: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original video while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
Step 3. Convert AVI to a Samsung TV
Click "Start conversion" button at the bottom-right corner of the main window. This AVI to Samsung TV Converter is highly efficient and it will finish the video conversion in minutes. After conversion, click Open to get the converted videos and then transfer the AVI to Samsung TV via USB/AV Cable/WiFi (HDMI Cable is only available for those who have an HDMI Plug). Now you can play AVI movies on Samsung TV with ease.
Way 3. Convert and Stream (Cast) AVI to Chromecast
Since multimedia streaming technology is more prevailing today, you may give streaming AVI to Samsung TV a shot. You can just cast your AVI file to Samsung TV with the help of Chromecast. However, Chromecast doesn't support AVI directly. You need to do AVI to Chromecast compatible MP4 or WebM with above ways firstly, and plug this thumb-sized media streaming device into the HDMI port on your Samsung TV for AVI streaming.
1. Chromecast Video from Smartphones and Tablets to Samsung TV
a. To cast videos to Chromecast from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, the Chromecast app is essential. Namely, first of all, you have to find and download the Chromecast app and have it installed on your Anroid or iOS devices.
b. Then just launch the Chromecast app on your device and click Cast Screen button.
c. Play the videos you would like to see on your devices, then you can get videos play on Samsung TV in full screen.
2. Chromecast Video from Computer to Samsung TV
a. You are also allowed to cast videos to Chromecast through the Chrome brower. Which means you have to install the Google Cast extension for the Chrome browser on your PC or Mac.
b. After downloaded and installed the Chromecast app, drag and drop the video you want to wactch into the Chrome browser.
c. Press the Cast button in the Chrome toolbar of your browser. Once the video is played in Chrome browser, you can send it to Samsung TV through Chromecast using the Google cast extension.
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