Android phones or tablets are rapidly gaining in popularity these days, recent news showed that Android have outsold Apple iPhone/iPad for the first time on record in USA. If you want to watch movies or videos on your Android devices, you must be sure the file is compatible with the device first, i.e your decent Android device has format limitation. One option is having a look for a video player through the Android Market but not all apps will support it. Alternatively, you can convert AVI/MKV/VOB/MOV to Android compatible formats and transfer movies from PC/Mac computer to Android devices for watching. Along with some help from a powerful Android video converter you can effortlessly achieve your goal.
Most Useful Tool to Convert Videos to Android Supported Format
To convert media files in AVI, MKV, VOB, MOV and more videos to Android on Windows PC (Windows 10 included), Dimo Video Converter Ultimate is used. With it, you can quickly & easily convert video and audio in all popular formats to Android devices supported. This app supports converting any video in all popular formats at ultra-fast conversion speed.
Best Android Video Converter to Freely Convert Video to Android
It has gained millions of positive comments because of its outstanding ability to convert MKV to MP4, AVI, MP3, AAC, M4A, etc. Android friendly formats, as well as convert videos to any Android phone and tablet (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc.) just a click away. World's No.1 fast conversion speed (NVIDIA CUDA supported)!
This video converter offers optimized presets for almost all Galaxy/Sony/HTC/Nokia/LG/Motorola/Nexus/Kindle Fire/Blackberry models. You can successfully encode all AVI, MKV, VOB, MOV files to Android devices with only a few simple clicks. What's more, this Video converter for Android enjoys the ability to edit videos. So you can customize the videos with personalized video effects and gain special visual enjoyment with ease. If you're using a Mac, get the equivalent Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert AVI/MKV/VOB/MOV videos for Android on Mac (OS Sierra included). Download the program and follow the tips below to get your task done now!
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How to Convert AVI/MKV/VOB/MOV to Android Supported Format
Step 1. Add video files
Launch the Video Converter for Android program and add videos in the following two ways: 1> Click "Add File" button to choose video files from your hard drive for converting. 2> Directly drag the movies you want to convert to the left item bar. To save your time, you can add multiple files for converting at a time by clicking "Add multi-file" or "Add Folder" since batch conversion is well supported.
Step 2. Choose output format
Choose output profile via clicking the "Select Format" bar. Here we recommend you select Android Phone or Android Tab from "Device > Android" as the export format. The output videos could fit on all Android devices perfectly.
Step 3. Advanced Video, Audio Settings
The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the settings button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly.
Step 4. Start Android video conversion
Finally click on "Start" button of the best Android Video Converter to start encoding AVI/MKV/VOB/MOV to MP4 for Android. The progress bar will show you the conversion processing. Once the conversion finished, you can connect your phone with computer, and transfer the converted video files to Android phones or tablets for enjoyment on the go.
Tip: Connecting and transfer files to Android devices
Transferring local videos to Android devices makes you watch funny videos waiting for the metro or enjoy favorite movies on long trips in the car. Here shows you two methods to transfer local video files to your Android devices.
Method 1: Transfer local videos to Android devices with USB data cable
Step 1: Connect the mini-plug on the data cable to the Android phone and then connect the opposite end to an empty USB port on the computer. Wait a few seconds for Windows to detect the connection and initialize memory card in the Android phone as a removable storage device.
Step 2: Click the notification window pull-down menu on the Android screen and then tap "USB Connected".
Step 3: Tap the "Turn on USB Storage". After you tap the storage option button, return to the computer.
Step 4: Choose "Windows-E" to launch File Explorer. Press "File" on the ribbon bar and then click "Open New Window."
Step 5: Press the "Videos" link in the navigation pane of the File Explorer window on the left side of the screen. Double-click the drive letter assigned to the Android phone's memory card in the right-side File Explorer window. Double-click the "Movies" or "Videos" folder in the Android's folder window.
Step 6: Highlight the video file in the left File Explorer window that you want to transfer to the Android phone and then press "Ctrl-C" to copy it to the Windows clipboard. Then click "Ctrl-V" in the "Video" or "Movies" folder pane of the right-side File Explorer window.
Step 7: When the transfer process ends, tap the notification window pull-down menu on the Android phone and then tap "Turn off USB Storage," Disconnect the USB cable from the phone and computer
Method 2. Transfer movies on computer to Android wirelessly with a tool
After making your videosor or Blu-ray, DVD readable by Android, a surefire way to help you stream video files to Android is to use Dimo Video Converter Ultimate - the top free media server for Android. With its media server plugin, you can share MP4 on Android for sharing with only one click, as long as the Android device and computer are in the same network. Or if you have other streaming devices like iPhone, iPad, TV, you can also mirror any format such as FLV, MKV, VOB, RMVB, MTS to your devices with no need for converting. So easy!
a. Install Dimo Video Converter Ultimate and run the program;
b. Keep your Windows PC and Android in the same network;
c. Turn to "Media Server" and click "Browse..." to locate the source video folder;
d. Press "Share" to get a QR code. Then scan the code with free scanning apps like UC browser and you will open a URL on the web browser automatically. Or directly hand-write http://IP:PORT like "http://192.168.1.109:8868/" (without quotation marks) into the address bar of your browser. After several seconds, you can enjoy your converted file on the Android mobile phone/tablet. If you want to copy the video files to your server, pleaser long-press the file you want and it will pop up the "Save" menu to finish video transferring.
Note: Don't close the Dimo server until you don't wang to watch the movies on computer.
With this video to Andriod converter, you can take your Android phone's big screen with you every minute and anywhere to enjoy your favorite video in the most vivid way.
Get the Best Android Video Converter
- 6X conversion speeds – you can convert your videos at industry-leading speeds of up to 6X.
- 150+ video/audio compatibility – this is a tool that can work with several different video and audio formats, ranging from MKV, VOB, MP4, MOV to MP3, AAC and more.
- Protects quality – despite being very fast in conversion Dimo Video Converter Ultimate does not compromise the quality of the final video.
- Download videos – you can download introduction clips and add them to your clips from the Internet; makes your work look professional.
- Write to many devices – the output can be sent to TV. You can also send to the Internet, iPad and iPhone.
- Edit videos – the inbuilt video editor will help you enhance the quality of your work.
- Make ISO - Create playable ISO files for storage on computer or later burning
- Create Gif- Make GIF from downloaded or recorded movies and videos
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