“I have a Sharp LC70UD1U_OM smart TV that supposedly can play MP4 and MOV files up to 4k . But nothing would play from the Phantom.”
Ever met the issue when play DJI Phantom video on TV like above user. Natively, the DJI Phantom could create the video in MP4 and MOV. But the problem is that MOV and MP4 are the containers that the video is in. I think the problem lies in the actual content in the container. If you can’t play DJI Phantom 4 video on TV, you’d better switch it a more compatible video, audio codec.
In this case, we will have to get rid of the format issue with the help of third-party software – Brorsoft Video Converter. It is out of the first water to convert all incompatible DJI Phantom 3, Phantom 4, Phantom 4 Pro 4K in video formats, such as MP4, MOV to TV more compatible format – MP4 in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC. In addition, it can compress your 4K video since its size is too large to play smoothly on TVs. What’s more, it helps to fast change the video or audio codec directly for your TV (Smart/3D/4K TV). Now download this program and get it installed.
Trancode Phantom 4 Video for smooth playback on TV
Step 1: Import DJI Phantom 4 4K video to the program
On the top menu bar, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” icon to import DJI Phantom 4 4K video to the program, you are allowed to import multiple files at one time.
Step 2: Specify output file format
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.
Alternatively, you can Click “Format” drop-down bar, scroll down to select “TVS”: including
“Samsung TV (*.MP4)”, “LG TV (*.MP4)”, “Sony TV (*.MP4)” and “Panasonic TV (*.MP4)”.
Step 3: Profile Settings
If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 4: Start conversion
Now hit on the “Convert” button on software main interface to start the conversion. After conversion, hit “Open” to quick locate the resulted videos. Now you can play them with your TV beautifully.