For people who are looking for a lower price Android TV box that’s capable of streaming 4K and HDR content, Xiaomi Mi Box is absolutely your best choice. You can get easily get access to 4K content across apps like Netflix, YouTube, Vudu, UltraFlix and Sony’s Ultra streaming service, etc on Mi Box. Apart from stream online 4K video to 4K TV via Mi Box, you may often have the need to play local 4K video on Mi Box. The good news is that the Mi box offers a built-in Google Cast app which allows you to stream shows, movies, music and more from your phone, tablet or laptop on your TV. The following article will show you how to stream 4K video to Mi Box via Google Cast.
Xiaomi Mi box supported 4K formats
Before Google cast 4K video to Mi box, make sure that the 4K video must be included in Mi box supported 4K video listed below:
– VP9 Profile-2 up to 4K x 2K @ 60fps
– H.265 HEVC MP-10 at L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 60fps
– H.264 AVC HPat L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 30fps
– H.264 MVC, up to 1080P at 60fps
If the 4K video are encoded with other unsupported file formats and codec, you can easily fix this incompatible issue with a powerful 4K Video Converter – Pavtube Video Converter. The program has enhanced media compatibility with all 4K video encoded with various different compression codec such as H.264, H.265, Prores, etc. You can easily transcode unsupported 4K video to Mi box playable 4K file formats listed above. And then adjust other playback settings including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc to let them adapt with Xiaomi Mi box best playback settings.
After you have got Mi box compatible 4K file formats, the next important step is stream the 4K video to Mi box via Google cast app. You can easily following the YouTube guide shared below to get the job completed.
For Mac users, you can download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to do the same job on macOS Sierra or macOS High Sierra.
How to Transcode 4K Video for Xiaomi Mi Box Streaming?
Step 1: Load 4K video.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source 4K video files into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of Mi box playable 4K file formats such as “H.265 Video(*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.
Tips: The Windows version of our program supports up to 30x H.265 codec encoding if you run your computer on Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.
Step 3: Adjust output profile parameters.
Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin unsupported 4K video to Xiaomi Mi box readable 4K file format conversion process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then fee free to stream the 4K video from Mi box to TV via Google Cast app.