If you are an Acer Iconia Tab A500 user, you may find more and more people have been discussing about HD video playback on Iconia Tab. However, the Iconia Tab A500 only supports mp4 and 3gp for video playback, not include the common HD formats, such as MKV.
It’s really a problem. How to deal with the mkvs for playing on Iconia Tab A500? i once downloaded many android players for MKV playback. Some of them even can’t recognize, some can play but have serious audio and video syncing problems. Maybe using player isn’t really a good solution. At last, a friend of mine suggest me using a video tool. After screening, i choose Pavtube video converter.
Why did i choose this one? When i visit its offical website, i find there are many useful tips to help us solving many problems. Moreover, It’s interface very simple. Just click…click…click, you will finished the process. The following is my own testing steps.
Step 1. Download the mkv to Iconia Tab A500 converter. add your mkv file. ( videos such as avi, wmv, vob, tod, mts, m2ts, flv etc also works well )
Step 2. Choose the video format for Iconia Tab A500. Here i use ” Format < Android < Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video (*.mp4)“. Set size as 1280×800 to fit its screen resolution or 1280×720 in 720p HD. Set video bitrate as 1500 kbps, audio bitrate as 160000 bps and frame rate as 30 fps.
Step 3. Click “convert”. now, you need to do is just to wait.
Step 4. After the conversion finished, transfer the file to your Iconia Tab A500 via USB. First please make sure there is a USB driver on your PC, if you don’t have, please download and install from Acer official website.
Hope this article on how to watch mkv movies on Iconia Tab A500 can really help you!