1. sam008's Avatar
    Guys

    I had another question about the phone's capability. Will it be able to play .avi, divx, x264 files directly for streaming to a TV or would they need to be converter first?

    Thx
    04-30-2010 08:03 PM
  2. fr4nk1yn's Avatar
    H.264 certainly. The others ?
    IMO H.264 Is a better format that the others.
    04-30-2010 08:12 PM
  3. WatermelonSlim's Avatar
    You know, this brings up an interesting question that I hadn't thought of yet...

    What will I have to do in order to play all my windows media files (audio and video) on the Evo?

    I have been using Windows Mobile phones for years, so a lot of my files are in Windows Media format. Do Android phones play those files?
    04-30-2010 08:24 PM
  4. Andrew Ruffolo's Avatar
    There are plenty of converters. Handbrake is a great one (and I mean GREAT). Video quality is second to none, which will be nice with the beautiful display.
    04-30-2010 08:40 PM
  5. bdarknessb's Avatar
    For HD movies i have on my computer in .mkv format, will those be able to play?
    04-30-2010 10:14 PM
  6. fr4nk1yn's Avatar
    I use, or used to since I'm using Lucid on the desktop, Handbrake for converting everything including DVDs to .mpv
    Started converting to .mp4 even before I ditched WM.
    04-30-2010 11:55 PM
  7. Phongables's Avatar
    There are plenty of converters. Handbrake is a great one (and I mean GREAT). Video quality is second to none, which will be nice with the beautiful display.
    question.... When I convert 300mb .AVI file to a mp4 file. It comes out 2gb+ and the video doesn't play right (it plays in sorta slow motion). Any suggestions?
    05-01-2010 03:07 PM
  8. fr4nk1yn's Avatar
    Check your settings carefully. The only time I ever have one come out larger is when the bitrate, video or audio, is larger than the original.
    Surprisingly from my playing resolution has very little effect on actual file size.
    05-01-2010 05:02 PM
  9. Andrew Ruffolo's Avatar
    Also make sure ipod 5g is unchecked
    05-01-2010 05:08 PM
  10. Mitalis's Avatar
    For HD movies i have on my computer in .mkv format, will those be able to play?
    I don't think mkv files will work. MKV is a container kinda like AVI that holds the audio and video tracks. You'll need to use some software like "MKV extract" to pull the tracks and remux them into a .mp4 file.
    05-01-2010 07:24 PM
  11. Phongables's Avatar
    having trouble playing my mp4 files that i converted from avi using HANDBRAKE. On the evo I can hear it but its just Blank. Any suggestions?

    for example on one of the videos

    142.2 mb
    Dimensions 1280 x 720
    Codecs H 264, AAC
    Duration 03:26
    Channel Count : 2
    bit rate: 5,804

    audio on the vid works well but it just doesnt play
    06-09-2010 10:08 PM
  12. dwhitman's Avatar
    having trouble playing my mp4 files that i converted from avi using HANDBRAKE. On the evo I can hear it but its just Blank. Any suggestions?
    I'm guessing your problem is caused by some of the settings on the advanced tab. See my post here.
    06-10-2010 05:48 AM
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