1. ReneeGray's Avatar

    I'm currently putting some movies on my Galaxy Note 8 as we are going away and I want to watch a few movies on the plane. The movies I have are either avi, mp4, or mkv files. I also have 1 movie that is the vob, bup and ifo files. Does anyone know how I can get all of these files to play on the tablet? Will I need to convert them, if so what's the best way? or is there an app I can install and use for them.

    Thanks for help!
    10-02-2013 08:41 PM
  2. redback's Avatar
    I think you will find that the VLC media player app available in the Play Store will play all of your formats. It is in beta form and will give you a terrifying warning about using it -- don't let it bother you, the app works fine and won't harm your tablet. I've not had any problems with VLC in more than a year of using it.
    ReneeGray likes this.
    10-02-2013 10:34 PM
  3. ReneeGray's Avatar
    Awesome, thanks very much redback...i'll give it a try
    10-03-2013 12:38 AM
  4. hatchex's Avatar
    Another popular video player is mx player. I use it and it's pretty awesome
    10-03-2013 12:40 AM
  5. primetechv2's Avatar
    The stock media player supports MKV with multiple subtitle and audio streams already. It also supports multi windowing, a floating window, multiple speeds, and an outdoors mode that cranks up all the colors past conventional "full brightness" with a little extra video processing.
    In other words, you should check out the app that comes with this tablet first. I've been instinctively installing replacement apps too, until I realized what the default was capable of.
    10-06-2013 03:04 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Phone lost service and not shoing IMEI
    By charlee08 in forum General News & Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-01-2015, 12:36 PM
  2. HTC 4.3 update zip file?
    By cowkong in forum Sprint HTC One
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-10-2014, 02:28 PM
  3. AT&T and T-Mobile
    By yellowcanary73 in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-02-2013, 11:19 PM
  4. Stuck on logo boot and can`t go into recovery!
    By streetbond in forum General Help and How To
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-02-2013, 08:18 PM
  5. Look Out Below! on Android and Online
    By PopupAsylum in forum Android Games
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-02-2013, 04:43 PM