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Best Video Formats Supported by Android Phones and Tablets

Added: (Wed Aug 07 2013)

Pressbox (Press Release) - According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Android secured a robust 43% global share in terms of tablet and maintained its leadership at 68.4% with regard to smartphones. One factor attributing to the success of Android-based devices can be exactly their high-resolution screens, making them perfect for movie watching. But one thing needs to be notified that a hassle-free video enjoyment on Android shall be based on the flawless video format compatibility with Android. To be specified, you need to know whether your audio, video format is supported by your Android gadget.

In view that some people still have no idea about the exact video formats and parameters for their Android-powered devices, this article gives the detailed information of video format for android, so that you can play video on Android of no problem. By the way, if your video is not in the format recognized by your Android phone or tablet, you are advisable to turn to a video converter to transfer it to a video file format that is playable on Android. Now letís focus on the tables below to know what video files and parameters Android phones and tablets support.

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Android Supported Video Format/Codec: H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4 SP, VP8
Supported Video File Types/Container Formats: 3GPP (.3gp), MPEG-4 (.mp4), WebM (.webm), Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+)

ē Supported Audio formats: MP3, 3GP, MP4, M4A, AAC, WAV, TS, FLAC, OGG, MID, XMF, MXMF, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY
ē Supported Image formats: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WEBP.

Now that youíve had a clear understanding of the android supported file formats, letís move to the next section of recommended video encoding profiles and parameters that the Android devices support for playback. Only if you are skilled in the encoding parameters for Android recognized video, can you play videos on Android without going awry. To twist the video encoding parameters to best suit your Android phones and tablets, you can count on video converter software to fulfill the needs.

As you can see, the Android-based devices will play videos saved in MP4, 3GP, MKV, etc. What if you want to watch DVDs or other video files like MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc on Android tablets or phones? Here I humbly recommend you professional DVD and video conversion software to help you play any DVDs and videos on your Android with ease.

MacX DVD Ripper Pro works as a professional DVD ripper for Android, which eases the process of DVD to Android conversion by directly providing profiles for all Android-related devices such as Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC one, Galaxy Note 8, Huawei Pad, Lenovo Pad, etc. You are also encouraged to rip DVD to a supported video format for Android as mentioned above and twist the parameters to get a better video quality as you like.

For Android fans overwhelmed with a great number of videos, MacX Video Converter Pro comes to save the day, which allows you to convert video to the format acceptable by android and even download YouTube video for playback on Android at your disposal.

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