Since we have known PlayStation 4 from Sony, they never stop the developing step. PS4 Slim is more powerful, smaller in volume, lighter weight compared with the original PS4. Most users are eager to know that PS4 Slim can work on 4K TV or not. The PS4 Slim will work on a 4K TV. However you won’t get a 4K display. If you want to play 4K video on 4K TV with PS4 Slim, the best way is to downscale 4K video to HD video form smooh playback.
Most users don’t know the truth and still connect the PS4 Slim to the 4K TV, when they are playing the 4K video, the video looks so terrible, image with a lot of noise (grainy image). Previously if you have a Full HD TV, no problem at all with 4K games, the quality was much better. Then how to play 4K video on 4K TV with PS4 Slim? A 4K video converter can help to solve this trouble, no doubt, convert 4K video to HD video is the best option.
Best 4K Video Converter for Playing 4K video on PS4 Slim
Are you still worrying about the 4K video playback issue on PS4 Slim? Don’t be stick to the 4K video, you can have a better choice with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which stands out from countless 4K video converter softwares, this software is easy to use, easy to install, easy to update, etc. You can input any 4K videos from any source, with any video formats, like: 4K AVI, 4K WMV, 4K MP4, 4K MKV, 4K MOV, etc. Then you can choose any video formats as the output video file, this software also provide the HD video and TV profile for you.
Actually, you can’t find the much difference between with 4K video and HD video, you still can enjoy the high qualtiy on 4K TV with PS4 Slim. You can downscale 4K video to HD video without much quality loss. For safety reason, you can adjust the video related parameters for better playback, for example: You can adjust the video codec for preventing the codec compatibility issue, you can also change the audio channel for special hearing. By the way, you even can select the right video aspect ratio for your TV.
What’s more, you not only can compress 4K video, if you are the 4K Blu-ray fans and have lots of 4K Blu-ray at home, you also can rip and backup 4K Blu-ray to digital video formats, then you can play multiple 4K Blu-ray on PS4 Slim easily. Best os all. you also can experience the true video conversion speed, this software takes full use of the NVIDIA CUDA & AMD Technologies, you can get 30x faster speed than other 4K video converter. More information,you can read this 4K video converter review.
Step By Step To Convert 4K Video To PS4 Slim Supported Video Format
Step 1. Add 4K videos
You can try the Trial version which is free, just there is watermark on video. Open the program, click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” to load 4K video, you can drag the video file to the left window. If you have many 4K video files which are needed to play on 4K TV with PS4 Slim, you can add them to a folder, then load the folder to the software for doing batch video conversion. By the way, this software also can support 4K Blu-ray disc 4K Blu-ray image, or folder.
Step 2. Choose output format
Not all people can know the 4K TV supported video formats or the PS4 Slim USB supported video formats, you can erefr to the followig tips, also you can chosoe Format directly, then choose the TVS, most TV can support MP4 video, this software has preinstalled video for you and you just need to choose your TV name. You also can choose the MP4 video, MKV video, AVI video or other PS4 Slim supported video formats from Common Video, HD Video, etc, then you need to click Setting button and adjust the video related for better playback.
Tip: PS4 Slim USB supported video formats
- MKV: Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2 | Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
- AVI: Video: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2 | Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
- MP4: Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 5.2 (PlayStation®4 Pro only) | Audio: AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), LPCM
- MPEG-2 PS: Video: MPEG2 Visual | Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), LPCM
- MPEG-2 TS: Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2, MPEG2 Visual | Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
- AVCHD (.m2ts, .mts)
- XAVC S™ (.mp4)
In the Setting menu, you can adjust the video codec and audio codec, if you choose the video format from TVS, you don’t need to do any more, if you choose MP4 video form Common Video, you can adjust change the video resolution and get 21080p HD video. If you choose the MP4 or AVI video from HD Video, you can adjust the video and audio codec for preventing the codec issue.
Step 3. Start 4K video to PS4 Slim conversion
Final step is coming: Press the “Convert” button to start the 4K video to PS4 Slim video conversion. Just wait for a while, you can click open the output folder to get the output video format quickly. Then you can save the video to the USB, insert the USB to PS4 Slim and play video on 4K TV.
How to Play 4K Video on 4K TV with PS4 Slim via USB
Before the following steps, you need to make sure the PS4 Slim installation is good, connect the PS4 Slim to the 4K TV well.
1. Select (Media Player) from the content area.
2. Connected USB storage devices to PS4 Slim USB port.
3. Select the USB storage device or media server.
4. Select the content that you want to play.
PS4 Slim can’t provide the 4K Blu-ray drive, you can load the 4K Blu-ray to the software and do video conversion, this software can remove all the Blu-ray protection. Also you can input DVD disc and other source for playing mulltiple DVD movie on PS4 Slim conveniently.