Friday, December 11, 2015

4K Videos to Roku 4- Play All 4K files on Roku 4 with MKV/MP4 format

Roku is taking a lead on 4K, making ultra-high definition support the defining feature of its new Roku 4 set-top box. Someone's got to be first, and while there isn't much 4K content around yet, Roku is helping TV-lovers find and stream it. How to play H.265/HEVC 4K content on Roku 4 when the newest Roku 4 won't support all 4K streaming? If you also have the intention to play H.265/HEVC on Roku 4, read on to get the solution.

At first, Roku 4 users need to know: 

Using the Roku 4 doesn’t require a UHD TV, and there's a lot to like about it even with an HD set (which is how we tested it). The box has a quad-core processor and triple the RAM of the Roku 4, and performed perfectly in our testing. Combining its hardware with the existing quick-start feature for Netflix and Amazon meant we never had to wait more than a few seconds for content. The Roku 4 includes 802.11ac MIMO Wi-Fi, which is helpful for 4K streaming because it has strong throughput. Viewing 4K video requires an HDCP 2.2 HDMI port. The set-top box also includes optical digital audio for the first time, (something we weren't able to test) and upscales SD video to 720p.

As far as we know, Roku supported media file formats are restricted to MKV (H.264), MP4 (H.264). H.265/HEVC 4K movie is not included here. So, how to prepare your H.265 videos for playback on Roku 4? Luckily, there's a workaround that can make your movies playable on Roku 4 - Encode H.265/HEVC to H.264 MP4 videos for Roku 4. 

To get it done, all you need is a reliable H.265 converter. Just like the way it is dealing with 1080p HD and 4K videos, the upgraded Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is surely in the support of converting 4K H.265 Video in any format sand creating H.265/HEVC MP4 video faultlessly. (Here isreview)

Overall, this program is a completely professional H.265/HEVC encoder, decoder, player and editor. It provides three new output format presets for H.264, and one for H.265 in Common Video Option for better playback. In addition, this H.265 Converter is also available to decode your 4K H.265 files to Roku 4 video for watching via Plex.

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Step 1: Import 4K H.265 files to the converter

Install and run H.265 to Roku 4 converter, and then click the “Add” button to load the .H.265 videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the media files to the application UI.

Step 2: Select Roku 4 supported format

After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as mp4. The reason mp4 is the target format is that by packing the videos in mp4, the file size will be reasonable small and the video quality remains. HD MP4 video from “HD Video” is suitable.

P.S. Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video. Learn>> How to downsize 4K Videos to 1080p Videos for Roku 4. 

Step 3: Start 4K H.265 to Roku 4 conversion

Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the H.265 Converter will start converting H.265 to Roku 4.

Step 4: Import 4K H.265 to Roku 4

After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now the converted H.265 video is ready to be  streamed to Roku via Plex.

Now you can enjoy your 4K H.265 movies with Roku 4 through Plex at your will. Enjoy. Find more solutions at Roku column.

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