Solution for playing MP4 on Sony TV from Plex

Why Sony TV Can’t Play MP4?

Some people are always confused about why my Sony TV can’t Play MP4 even though the product specification saying it can. That’s because MP4 is a complex video container including different video encodings, only those MP4 videos with encodings and resolution matching with the default encodings and resolution of the Sony TV can be played by Sony TV.

How to Play all MP4 on All Sony TVs?

First read Sony TV supported formats, Sony TV support MP4 format. However, there is a strong possibility that your MP4 files contains different codecs and Sony Bravia TV has poor compatibility with some codecs. In cases like this, the easy option is to transcode MP4 videos to a fully compatible format with Sony TV. Here I will share a quick solution for you. Keep reading.

First of all, a third-party program is necessary. There are many tools out there that allow you to convert MP4 files to Sony TV friendly formats. If you are seeking for the best video output quality, fastest video conversion speed, and the most formats supported, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Mac version) will be your best choice. It’s a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help us convert MP4 to Sony TV accepted MP4 videos without any quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MP4 videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MKV, MXF, MTS, MOV, AVI, WMV .etc. What’s more, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 etc to meet your different needs. (read review)

Free download the popular MP4 to Sony TV video converter:

How To Encode MP4 to Sony TV playable videos for playback?

Step 1. Click “Add video” button to add your MP4 video files to the program. Or directly drag the video you want to convert to the left item bar. 


Step 2. This converter provides optimized H.264 MP4 format for Sony TV, you can just choose it. 


Tips: In order to make you have a better visual effect, click the “Settings” button, You can adapt resolution, bit rate, audio channel etc. as you need.

Step 3. Just need to click “Start conversion” to begin converting MP4 to Sony TV. Once the conversion is done, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies and start streaming movies into Plex Media player for watching on Sony TV.

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