How to Play MP4 Files on TV (Samsung TV Included)
Since you're here, you may want to watch some MPEG-4 and MP4 videos from your PC to the TV. But the first thing will be about how to connect your computer to the TV. If you haven't try this before and don't know how to do it, this article will help to shed some light into it.
You can connect your PC to the TV via a cable, a USB or wireless. You can choose among the three selections according to the types of your device and the possible extra costs for purchasing additional hardware.
There are 4 different types of cable connection; the HDMI, DVI, VGA and S-Video. Usually there are outputs on your computer and inputs on your TV. You have to check the ports on both of your computer and TV before attaching or hooking up your PC to the TV with the cables. For the detailed information, please click here.
Apart from attaching the cables, you can also try the wireless connection. You can try the Wi-Fi to connect your PC to the TV without the cables. In this case, you may need a wireless PC to TV conversion box. It supplies Wi-Fi connection to any computer at home. This box will transmit contents from the Internet to your PC. You can purchase a Wireless PC to TV conversion box online. For the detailed information, please click here.
You may find a USB port at the back of your TV. Just stick the USB into it. Then you can play your MP4 video on the TV. For the detailed information, please click here.
After the connection, sometimes you may find the videos not playable or recognized by your TV. If so, you will need a video to TV converter; the Wondershare Video Converter (Converter for Mac). It lets you convert videos to various formats supported by the TV.
There are only 3 steps involved:
Step 1: After downloading the Video to TV converter, just add the MP4 files to this MP4 to TV converter,
Step 2: Please find Output format on the top-right of the main interface and then click the arrow-down button to choose a suitable output format for your TV,
Step 3: Click Convert to start the MP4 to TV conversion.
After your PC and TV have connected, please turn on your computer and use a remote to do the correct settings. Then please turn on your computer. The display from your computer should be automatically displayed on the television screen. Then you can watch your video on TV now.
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