LG TV won't import and open MP4? Resolved!

Summary: How to solve LG TV won't play MP4 videos? If you're looking for the solution to fix it, you won't miss the below article.

If you have a raft of MP4 video files at hand, chances are you want to stream them into LG TV from your PC or Mac, for enjoying more wonderful videos with your friends or family. However, when importing MP4 videos to LG TV, only to encounter such annoying issues as “only sound and no picture ”,“ watching a MP4 movie after run of around 30 minutes or so it stopped and displayed an error “ playback not available ” or “ getting a black screen ”. What's matter with that? Read on to learn the reason and the solution.

Granted, MP4 is listed as LG TV supported video format on LG official website, LG TVs are particular about what audio and video codec inside in the MP4 video container. LG TV only supports playing MP4 in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video codec and AAC audio codec. LG TV MP4 issues are also affected by MP4 video resolution, frame rate, bitrates and etc.

To successfully play all kinds of MP4 on LG TV whatever via USB drive or via DLNA server like Plex, Serviio, Twonky, and etc, a recommended solution is to convert LG TV unsupported MP4 to LG TV more supported video format. For this purpose, you're highly recommended to adopt Brorsoft Video Converter, which is capable of convert MP4, AVI, VOB, TiVo, FLV, MTS as well as MKV to LG TV friendly file format without quality loss. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download the software and we will share a quick solution with you.

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How to convert MP4 for playback on LG TV

Step 1. Start MP4 converter and drag the .mkv files to the software interface. Or you can click Add button to import the video. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Click Format bar to select a proper format like MP4 from Common Video profile, which can be viewed on LG TV perfectly.

Step 3. Before start the MP4 conversion for LG TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video size, video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters, so that you can get a decent video on your Smart TV.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start and finish the MP4 to LG TV video format conversion.

After the conversion, 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 playback your MP4 files on the LG TV.

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