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Play any Media Formats on Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Even Apple fanboys will have to admit that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a beauty. It adopts the same overall build as the Galaxy S8, with the "Infinity" display that wraps around the sides and matching glass panels on the front and back. The tiny bezel combined with the unique aspect ratio give the Note 8 a seamless and eye-catching look. The Galaxy Note 8 has a huge 6.3-inch display, which is the largest we've seen in any mainline Samsung smartphone. Most users couldn't wait for watching movies on Samsung Galaxy Note 8, let's open the entertainment world on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Supported Video Formats

From Samsung official website, the Galaxy Note 8 only supports limited media file formats listed as below, others will have playback issues. 

Video Playback

*Video Playback Formats*


Audio Playback

* Ultra High Quality Audio Playback*

1. UHQ 32-bit & DSD support

2. PCM: Up to 32 bits

3. DSD: DSD64/128

4. DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

*Audio playback format*

1. MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA



I believe that there's nothing more frustrating than downloading or transferring a video onto your Samsung Glaxy Note 8, only to be greeted with "can't open file" or "unsupported audio codec". So how do you fix unsupported meida file error? Read on and we will guide you through the solution. 

How to Play Any Media Files on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 At Will?

To play incompatible file formats on Samsung Galaxy Note 8, you will need a powerful Samsung Galaxy Note 8 video converter. There's solution in hand called Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (best Video Converter Ultimate Review). This program grants you to convert all unsupported media formats (Blu-ray/DVD included) to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 best favorable video formats.

Just open the output format list, 200+ video/audio formats are waiting for you to choose. You can choose any Samsung Galaxy Note 8 supported video formats: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, etc. If you are 3D fan, you are lucky to be here, this software enables you to convert both 2D Blu-ray/DVD, 3D Blu-ray and regular 2D videos to Side by Side, Top/bottom or Anaglyph 3D formats for different 3D devices. It also plays as both a video editor and installs free Video Player for you to see the preview of your future created or edited video files.

In a word, it performs its excellence in video converting, Blu-ray ripping, DVD ripping and video editing beyond your imagination for your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Apart from Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the application also facilitates you to convert any media files to transfer and play on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.

Quick Guide: Convert any videos to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 acceptable video formats

Step 1. Import source video to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 video converter

After launching the program, click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" to import video files for conversion. For loading Blu-ray or DVD disc, tap "File" > "Load from disc" to add Blu-ray/DVD disc to the program.

Load source Blu-ray/DVD/video file

Step 2. Define output file format for Galaxy Note 8

Tap on the "Format" bar, choose Samsung Galaxy Note 8 best compatible MP4 as output file format. To achieve a smooth video playback effect, it is idea for you to choose to output "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" under "HD Video" as final output file format.


Tip 1: Adjust output file resolution

Click "Settings" to open the "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc.


Tip 2: Video Editing

Open the "Video Editor" function, all the video editing features are here: Trim video file length, crop video file size, add watermark, apply special rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video or add external subtitles to video, etc.


Step 3: Convert Blu-ray/DVD/video to Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Go back to the main interface, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to get conversion to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 supported file formats. When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to transfer and play any media files on Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Read More: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Specs

Dimensions 162.5 x 74.6 x 8.5mm
Display 6.3in Quad HD+ Super AMOLED, 2960x1440 Infinity Display (18.5:9 Aspect Ratio)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (10nm) octa-core CPU OR Samsung Exynos 8995 (10nm) octa-core CPU - region dependent
GPU Adreno 540 (Qualcomm Snapdragon) OR ARM Mali-G71 (Samsung Exynos) - region dependent
Software Android Nougat
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C USB, NFC, GPS, Fingerprint scanner, Iris Scanner, Face Scanner
Storage 64GB, 128GB or 256GB - region dependent
MicroSD Yes
Primary Camera Dual-12MP, f/1.7 and f/2.4 apertures, 1/2.3" sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, Dual-Pixel Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama, 2160p video @30fps, 1080p video @60fps
Secondary Camera 8MP with autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, Auto HDR, 1440p video @30fps
Battery 3,300mAh
Other IP68 Certified (Water & Dust Resistant), S-Pen Stylus
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