How to watch MOV files on Samsung TV from USB/Hard drive


A smart Samsung TV is a big entertainment in our daily life. Most of you would like to transfer some downloaded video files onto it for enjoyment on the big screen. At the same time, problems arise, which format is best for Samsung Smart TV? What format is supported by Samsung TV?

Samsung LED, LCD, and 3D Smart TVs are very popular in the market; many customers bought Smart TV to play high-definition movies on it. Nowadays it is convenient to put movies on USB flash drive and play on Samsung Smart TV via USB port, but many users have video playback problems when they play video like MOV, AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, MPG, etc on Samsung Smart through USB, the main problems are caused by video formats.

Samsung Smart TV supported video format is limited, from Samsung TV official website we know that Samsung TV best video format is H.264 codec MP4 format. To playing MOV files on Samsung TV, you’d better convert .mov to the best compatible format for Samsung TV, so that you can avoid video playback issues. Here I will share a quick solution for you. Follow me.

How to convert mov to mp4 for Samsung Smart TV:

Step 1. download Brorsoft video converter, the software is a video transcoding tool, equipped with a codec pack that contains various codecs, including both mov and mp4. The software is able to convert apple QuickTime mov to various video file formats. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy s4, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac.

Step 2. Start MOV to Samsung TV converter and drag .mov files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.


Step 3. Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality.


Tip: Before start the MOV conversion for Samsung Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 4. Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mov to mp4 for playback on Samsung TV through USB drive in no time.

After the conversion is over, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, transfer the files to the USB drive then plug the drive in the Samsung TV. Enjoy.