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Watch 4K Video on Panasonic Viera 4K TV from USB HDD

Panasonic's high-end 4K Pro television are designed to deliver picture quality accurate to the flimmaker's original vision. They combine Panasonic's cutting-edge Studio Mater HCX processors with professional quality color management technology and wide color range displays to capture every nuance of the original flim. Like other 4K UDH TV, the Panasonic Viera TV also offers an USB port for you to play local video stored on external USB HDD. Have some 4K video downloaded from online movie streaming sites or some 4K video footage captured with your 4K device recorders and wish to enjoy them on your large screen Panasonic 4K TV, the following parts will show you how to make that realized.

Panasonic 4K TV supported file formats

To play 4K video on 4K TV, you should be clear of what 4K file formats can be played on Panasonic 4K TV. After searching for Panasonic 4K TV supported file formats, we find that Samsung 4K TV has full support for the following 4K file types:
MP4 files
Video codec: H.264/MPEG1/MPEG2
Audio codec: MPEG Audio/MP3/AAC/HE-AAC/AC3/E-AC3
MKV files
Video codec: H.264/MPEG1/MPEG2
Audio codec: MPEG Audio/MP3/AAC/HE-AAC/AC3
E-AC3/DTS core

What's more, like other 4K TV on today's market, the Panasonic 4K TVs also have been enhanced with HEVC built-into it and thus have the capability to decode content with H.265 codec.

If the 4K video in your hand is not included in the formats listed above, you can use a 4K Video Converter - such as Pavtube Video Converter to convert the unsupported 4K video to Panasonic 4K TV playable 4K MP4 or 4K MKV file formats. If you wish to output a 4K file format with perfect output quality but small file size, you can directly use the program to output H.265 codec for Panasonic 4K TV playback.

To get the best playback settings for Panasonic 4K TV, you can flexibly change the output profile settings such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to make them fit with your Panasonic 4K TV.


Step by Step to Convert and Play 4K Video on Panasonic 4K 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 Panasonic 4K TV supported 4K formats.

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

Output Panasonic 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 Panasonic 4K 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 Panasonic 4K 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 Panasonic 4K from external USB drive.

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