Finally, Microsoft unveiled its self-built Windows tablet - the ARM-powered Surface Windows RT. The Windows 8 based Surface Pro is coming soon. Featuring a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display, Microsoft Surface RT & Pro Tablet can bring you brand-new visual perception. However, if you have a glance on the main spec of Microsoft surface Tablets, it's easy to find that Windows 8 Tablet video format is limited as other tablets. Thus, if you wanna watch more 1080p/720p movies on your Surface RT or Pro Tablet, first you need to convert the videos like AVI, MKV, TiVo, VOB, MPG etc.to Microsoft Surface Tablet playable format like MP4, or WMV and then transfer them to your Tablet for playback.
In order to successfully play MKV/AVI/VOB/TiVo/MPG and more video files on Microsoft Surface Tablet, you can just get Pavtube Video Converter, an ideal tool to convert almost any video to Surface highly compatible video files. Supporting multithreading and batch conversion, this Microsoft Surface Video Converter works perfectly on converting standard video formats and HD video formats to all regular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, AVI, WMV, MPG, ASF, etc. with smart video editing features.
The audio/video synchronization is very good, the size of the subtitles too. The time it takes to convert in this software is almost half that in other. The equivalent Mac version is Pavtube Video Converter Mac. With this app you can play MKV/AVI/MPG/TiVo/VOB on Surface RT/Pro without any problem.
How to Convert MKV/AVI/MPG/TiVo/VOB to Surface RT & Pro supported video files
Step 1. Install and Launch Pavtube Video Converter.
Click "Add Video" icon to import source Video files. With the inner codec in the Video Converter, you can free to load almost all the formats to this app without install other codec pacage. Also the latest H.265 is supported. Drag-and-drop your raw files into this UI is also very convenient if your files are ont the desktop.
Step 2. Click "Format" bar to choose proper format for watching videos on Surface RT/Pro
Follow "Windows" > "Microsoft Surface Windows RT H.264 Video (*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on Surface RT or Pro perfectly. If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
Step 3. Start to convert VOB/AVI/TiVo/MPG to H.264 MP4 for playing on Surface RT/Pro
After setting the file location, you can back to the main UI and then click "Convert" to start your conversion. If you just forget to set the file location, you can still find your converted files in the default place by cliking "Open output folder".
Then when you get your files, you can transfer the videos to Surface Windows Tablet via USB cable.
So there you have it. Pretty simple! In this way, you can easily and fast enjoy 1080p/720p MKV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG files on Microsoft Surface RT or Pro Windows Tablet without problems.
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