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Enjoy 4K Video on LG UHD TV from USB Drive

With resolution that's four times that of full HD, LG UHD TV brings every color to life with more liveliness and brilliance. Besides watching online 4K movies or TV shows with the built-in online movie streaming apps such as YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, etc, you may also wish to transfer and view your camera/camcorder recorded 4K video footage on the large screen LG UHD TV with great detail and perfect picture quality. The following article will offer a simple workaround to get the job easily completed.

Play 4K video on LG 4K TV from USB

The good news is all the LG UHD TVs which belong to LG webOS TV offers a connecting USB function. Just connect a USB storage devices (USB HDD or USB Flash Drive) to the USB port on the LG UHD TV, you will then be able to enjoy the content files stored on the USB storage device on your LG 4K TV.

Special requirements and suggestions for the USB storage device
- The USB storage devices should be formatted with the FAT32 or NTFS file system provided by Windows OS
- It is recommended that you use a USB Flash Drive of 32GB or less or a USB HDD of 2 TB or less
- It is recommended that you use a USB hub or hard disk drive with a power supply (If the power supplied is not sufficient, the USB storage device may not be detected properly)

Best 4K format for LG UHD TV

After you have formatted your USB flash drive or HDD drive to the right format, the next important thing that you need to do is producing the best 4K file format and playback settings for LG 4K TV.

From LG UHD TV's official website, we get the information that LG 4K TV supports to play 4K video with HEVC or VP9 codec with a video frame rate of 60fps. And LG 4K TV compatible audio codec including AC3(Dolby Digital), EAC3, HE-AAC, AAC, MP2, MP3, PCM, DTS, DTS-HD, DTS Express, WMA, RA.

Hot Search: 4K TV Supported File Formats

If the 4K video in your hand doesn't meet the standards listed above, then you can easily fix this format incompatible issue with our splendid H.265 conversion program - Pavtube Video Converter, which can comprehensively convert all the unsupported 4K video including 4K AVI, 4K WMV, 4K MP4, 4K MKV, 4K MOV, 4K H.264, 4K MXF, 4K XAVC S, 4K Prores, etc to LG 4K TV best compatible 4K H.265 codec. To get the best playback settings for LG 4K TV, you can adjust the output frame rate as 60fps and the audio codec as one of LG 4K TV playable file formats.

For Mac users, you can download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to output LG 4K TV best favorable 4K H.265 file formats and settings on Mac OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra.

Besides converting 4K for LG 4K TV, the program also faciliates to generate Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/Vizio 4K TV supported 4K file formats from any 4K video.


How to Convert and Play 4K Video on LG UHD TV?

Step 1: Load 4K source files.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" > "Load Video/Audio" or "Load from folder" button to import unsupported 4K video files into the program.

Load 4K video into the program

Step 2: Output LG UHD TV supported 4K formats.

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down list, select LG 4K TV best playable 4K file formats "H.265 Video(*.mp4)" under "Common Video" main category.

Output LG 4K TV best supported 4K formats

Tips: Click "Settings" to open "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output audio codec and frame rate or other settings to LG 4K TV best compatible playback settings.

Step 3: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to begin the conversion from 4K video to LG 4K TV playable formats conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, click "Open Output Folder" to pop out the folder with converted files, then you will have no problem to play converted 4K files on LG 4K TV from external USB drive.

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