USB port on Vizio TV typically supports flash drive and an external hard disk drive or other USB input/output device from which you can watch a downloaded movies or listen to saved music. On the newest Vizio models, the USB port can be used to display just about any saved content on a USB-compatible storage device. The following article will show you what Vizio HD/4K TV supported file formats how to get unsupported file formats played on Vizio HD/4K TV from USB drive or external hard drive.
Vizio HD/4K TV supported file formats
When you check the user manual of your Vizio HD/4K TV, you may find that there is no information about what file formats can be viewed on them. After a lot of online searching and testing, we find that Vizio HD TV only supports to play file formats encoded with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec, while Vizio 4K TV, only plays MKV container format with H.265/HEVC video encoding are supported.
Play unsupported files on Vizio HD/4K TV from USB port
Want to play personal video such as your favorite movies on Blu-ray/DVD disc, movies downloaded from online sites or videos shot with device recorders on Vizio HD/4K TV from USB drive but often end up with failure due to the incompatible codec, file size, frame rate, bit rate issues, etc. The good new is that here comes Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Widows/Mac (best video converter review), which can assist you to convert not only digital file formats but also commercial Blu-ray/DVD disc to Vizio HD TV playable H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec. If you wish to play 4K video on Vizio HD TV, you can compress 4K to 1080p by changing output file resolution as 1980*1020 or 1020*720 in the program’s profile settings window. To play any media on Vizio HD 4K TV, just use our program to comprehensively convert Blu-ray/DVD/video to Vizio 4K TV playable 4K MKV container witih H.265 video codec and AAC audio codec. If your original source is HD, you can get best playback effect by upscaling 1080p to 4K.
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Step by Step to Convert Unsupported Blu-ray/DVD/Video for Vizio HD/4K TV Playing
Step 1: Load unsupported Blu-ray/DVD disc or video files into the program.
Launch the program, click the “Folder” or “Video” icon to load source video files from your local computer to the program. For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, insert your Blu-ray or DVD disc into an internal or external drive, , click “File” > “Load from disc”.
Step 2: Output Vizio HD/4K TV playable formats.
Output Vizio HD TV supported file formats
From “Format” bar drop-down list, select Vizio HD TV playable “H.264 HD Video(*mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.
Tips: You can get Vizio HD TV supported AAC audio codec from the “Audio Codec” drop-list in the “Profile Settings” window.
Output Vizio 4K TV supported file formats
From “Format” drop-down list, scroll down to select “HD Video” > “MKV HD Video(*.mkv)” as output file format.
Then open “Profile Settings” window, set the output video codec as “H.265”, audio codec as “AAC”.
Step 3: Compress 4K to 1080p or upscale 1080p to 4K.
Compress 4K to 1080p for playing 4K content on Vizio HD TV
Upscale 1080p to 4K for playing HD content on Vizio 4K TV
Step 4: Start the final conversion process.
Go back to the main interface, tap right-bottom “Convert” button to start the conversion from unsupported media to Vizio 4K HD/TV file supported formats conversion.
When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to enjoy any video on Vizio HD/4K TV from USB drive or external hard drive.