How to play 4K Video on PS4 Pro

How to play 4K Video on PS4 Pro

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Have you played 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro successfully?

Which equipment is the best alternative of Nintendo’s Wii U and Microsoft Xbox One, no doubt, it’s the latest PS4 Pro (PlayStation 4) which is developed by Sony. PS4 Pro has the stunning graphics with 4K and HDR, load games quickly and enhances some PS4 and PSVR games, etc excellent features. User can play 4K on video from PS4 Pro external devices, like: USB, DLNA, PC, etc. Have you tried to play 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro?

PS4 Pro supports Blu-ray playback (including 3D Blu-ray) and DVD playback. MP3, MP4, M4A and 3GP audio media can be played from a USB stick device etc. But playing 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro, many people encounter various problems, such as no audio when playing 4K Video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro, and can’t play 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro, PS4 Pro won’t recognize 4K video (MP4/MKV) from USB, etc. Don’t worry, followingbwill provide you the effective solutions which can help you to play 4K Video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro.

Why can’t play 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro smoothly?

Reason 1: Whatever you can’t play the 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro or just can watch the 4K video (MP4/MKV) without audio on PS4 Pro, The most reason is that video and audio codec incompatibility issue, what does mean?

Play 4K MP4 on PS4 Pro: Different MP4 files are encoded with different audio and video codecs. According to PlayStation support website, PS4 Pro only supports playing MP4 files encoded with H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile (AAC, LC, AC-3).

Play 4K MKV on PS4 Pro: Different MP4 files are encoded with different audio and video codecs. According to PlayStation support website, PS4 Pro only supports playing MKV files encoded with H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile(MP3, AAC, LC, AC-3)

Reason 2: Play 4K Video (MKV) on PS4 media player app
When user fail to play 4K MKV on PS4 Pro, most reason is that Sony is releasing an update today for its PS4 media player app that enables playback of 4K videos from an external storage device or home server. Unfortunately, content must be in MP4 format, which means you can’t (yet) play 4K videos in the popular MKV container. Also, Sony notes that USB drives formatted as extended storage for PS4 games and other data can’t be used as a source for videos.

How to play 4K video (MP4/MKV) on PS4 Pro?

Whatever your 4K MP4/MKV is from the USB, online, DJI Done, etc. Best way is to use a PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter which can convert 4K video (MP4/MKV) to PS4 Pro best supported formats, like: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, which can realize these features. This PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter could be the best professional software which can support multiple 4K video formats input, such as: MKV, MP4, H.265, M2TS, AVI, MTS, etc. Also online 4K video, like Youtube 4K video is also supported by this PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter.

The best PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter can output 4K H.265 MP4, H.265 MKV, H.264 4K MP4, which are all supported by PS4 Pro. Good news, this PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter takes full use of NVIDIA CUDA technology and AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP), in another word, you choose the 4K video with H.264 or H.265 codec, the conversion speed is faster than any other PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter.

Except the excellent 4K video input and ouput video formats, fast 4K conversion speed, this best PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter video setting features are worthy mentioning, most users who can’t play 4k video on PS4 Pro can find the solution at here, enter the setting menu, vudei and auio related parameters are here for you, you can adjust the 4K files to PS4 Pro best acceptable 4K video and audio codec. With it, you don’t need to worry about playing 4K videos on PS4 Pro due to V/A compatibility issues.You can know more in its review. If you’re running a Mac computer, you can install 4K Video to PS4 Pro converter for Mac version.

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How to use the best PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter?

Step 1. Import 4K video to PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter

Launch the PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter software on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import your 4K video(MP4/MKV) to PS4 Pro 4K Video Converter.

Import HD or 4K video or movies

Step 2. Editing 4K Video to PS4 Pro supported formats

From above knowledge, you can know the PS4 Pro only supports playing MP4 files encoded with H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile (AAC, LC, AC-3) and MKV files encoded with H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile(MP3, AAC, LC, AC-3), you can enter the setting menu by click “Setting”, in the setting windows, you can set the video codec to H.264, audio to AAC. Also you can adjust other video and audio related parameters, such as: Bitrate, Frames, audio Channels, etc.

Adjust output profile parameters

Step 3: Start 4K video to PS4 Pro conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion from 4K Video to PS4 Pro supported format conversion process. When the conversion is finished, just click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can smoothly stream 4K video to PS4 Pro smoothly.

Before using the best PS4 Pro Video Converter, play 4K MP4/MKV on PS4 Pro is a difficult task, you are confused about the video and audio codec, this PS4 Pro Video Converter have preinstalled PS4 Pro best supported video and audio codec, which will save you much time.

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