Tips & Tricks: Stream AVI files over DLNA

I have what seems to me to be an extremely weird problem. My Panasonic TV is DLNA enabled and I have streamed some videos from my Asus Router (which has attached storage)… but it won’t play AVI files. So my question is, any solution can help me stream AVI files over DLNA easily? Is there a format which is suitable for both the PS3 and the DLNA Panasonic plasma TV?

Researched the web and tried to follow these instructions and I finally get the issue resolved. Actually, some DLNA compatible devices can support AVI format, but it is limited to Xvid/DivX SD. Some DivX HD AVI movies are not supported well. In usual, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 are the typical supported formats by DLNA. To make all AVI files DLNA compliant, you can convert AVI to DLNA most compatible format first. Brorsoft Video Converter  is the best solution for you.

This video app is professional on fast transcoding AVI to DLNA supported format without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports AVI videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MTS, MKV, VOB, MOV, WMV .etc. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including PS3, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the alternative choice. Now, I will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting AVI to DLNA supported video.

Tutorial: How to stream and play AVI files over DLNA

1. Load AVI files to the converter

Start the AVI video converter. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your AVI files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

2. Choose output format

Click Format bar and choose a DLNA supported video format. MPEG-4, MPEG-2 from “Common Video” are all the proper choice.

Tip: Click Settings button to adjust video/audio parameters. As for DLNA streaming, select a proper bitrate and resolution based on your WLAN bandwidth.

3. Start encoding AVI to a DLNA compatible video

Click Convert button to start converting AVI to DLNA compatible video. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos by clicking the Open button and then stream AVI via DLNA to other media devices for sharing. Enjoy.

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