Like its predecessor, the upcoming Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 is not only a standalone game tablet, but also an excellent movie watching tablet with its 8-inch, 1920*1200 IPS screen, whose contrast, color quality and 380-nit brightness. However, it is not so convenient for users to transfer and play local files on this new gaming devices since Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 can only playback few file formats such as AVI, AVI, MKV, MP4, WEBM compressed with H.264 or H.263 file formats.
To let users have a rich media entertainment experience, many high definition movies are wrapped in MKV file format with video, audio and features such as alternate audio tracks, multilingual subtitles and chapter points, as well as rich metadata including cover art, ratings, descriptions and more. Although Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 has native support for MKV file formats, however, since it is a container format, the 1080p or 720p movies you downloaded may compressed with the codec that Nvidia Shield Tablet does not recognize.
Fortunately, with the help of some third-party applications, you can decode MKV movies to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 compatible file formats listed above. Here, you can seek help from the high appreciated application Pavtube Video Converter, which is capable of handling MKV movies in both 1080p and 720p, you can output MKV and other unsupported file formats such as Tivo, MXF, FLV, VOB, MTS, etc to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 with super fast conversion speed and excellent output quality.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
- Amazon Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
Mac users can download the Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to convert MXF to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 on Mac OS X El Capitan for enjoying on the move.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video-converter-mac/
- Amazon Store Download: http://www.amazon.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Mac-Download/dp/B00QIBK0TQ
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76179460.html
How to play 1080p/720p MKV Movies on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2?
Step 1: Load MKV files to the program.
Install and launch the program on your computer, click “Add Video” button to load1080p/720p MKV video files. With the “Add from folder” button, You can load several files at once. All loaded videos can be previewed in the right displaying window.
Step 2: Choose output file format.
Click the “Format”, from its drop-down menu, select “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as the output format for playing on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2.
Step 3: Adjust output file resolution.
To play MKV files on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 with full resolution, you can adjust the output file resolution by click “Settings” icon on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, types “1920*1200” in the brackets besides “Size(pix)” so that you will have a full resolution video playback effect of Tivo files on Nvidia Shield Tablet.
Step 4: Start MKV to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 conversion process.
Go back to the main interface and press the right-bottom “Convert” button to initiate the conversion from 1080p/720p MKV movies to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2.
When the conversion is completed, hit the “Open output folder” on the main interface to find and locate the converted files, then transfer video to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 for watching on the move.