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Stream Movie from QNAP NAS to 4K TV

Sharing media and files on a home network—and across the world—is a lot easier if you make use of a network attached storage (NAS) drive. In home theatre, QNAP NAS and 4K TV is the best combination for high-defunitation movie enjoyment. How about streaming interesting videos with QNAP NAS to your 4K TV for enjoyment? In fact, it won't be difficult for you to transfer your video files from QNAP NAS device to the 4K UHD TV via wireless network connection. But if you own a Sony camera which can record 4K footage in XAVC S format, you will definitely look for way to transfer and enjoy the captured footage on your 4K UHD TV with incredible detail. The biggest problem here is that most 4K TV does not have the capability to play 4K XAVC S file format.

How to Stream Movies from QNAP NAS to 4K TV?

Want to play your home movies on your 4K TV via QNAP NAS only to find that your videos are not supported by your 4K TV? You'll suffer great disappointment in such cases. So, if you movies are in other video formats like XAVC S, DivX/Xvid, MKV, FLV, RMVB, etc, you’ll need to convert them to 4K TV playable format for storage on QNAP NAS and then play them on 4K TV from QNAP NAS.

Before going any further, one of the most important thing that you should take into consideration is what file formats can be played on your 4K TV via NAS device. This link makes a full list of Sony, Samsung, Panasonic and LG 4K TV best compatible file formats for you as a reference: Sony/Samsung/Panasonic/LG 4K TV Supported Video/Audio File Formats.

Now it's just a piece of cake with this easy how-to guide. Here you will learn how to convert video files to 4K TV compatible formats and enjoy videos in any format on 4K TV from QNAP NAS without any limitations. Along with some help from third party program like Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, it can be done effortlessly.

This video converter is professional at transcoding any Blu-ray/DVD/videos to QNAP NAS for playback on 4K TV without quality loss. It provides hundreds of output format presets for output videos, such as Samsung TV, Sony TV, LG TV, Panasonic TV, etc. making the conversion much easier and efficient. To ensure you a better visual experience on 4K TV, you can adjust the output file resolution and aspect ratio to let the video fit perfectly on your 4K TV, or tweak the output video codec, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate, bit rate or channels to achieve best video playback effect.

Besides that, you can also use this program to downscale 4K video to 1080p, 1080p to 720p for fluent playback on may smartphones or tablets or editing with NLE editing programs like iMovie/FCE/FCP/Avid Media Composer/Adobe Premiere/Davinci Resolve, etc.

For Windows users, please turn to Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac  for 4K TV video transcoding. Download the software and let’s start the conversion.

How to transfer and watch video on 4K UHD TV via QNAP NAS?

Step 1: Load video files

Download and install the program on your computer. On the top menu bar, click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" icon to import source video to the program, you are allowed to import multiple files at one time. After the files have been loaded, you can preview the videos, take snapshots, etc. as you like.

Tip: Commercial Blu-ray and DVD files are also allowed to import.

Step 2: Define output format

To convert video files to 4K TV, you won’t be confused since the video presets for Samsung/Sony/ LG TV/ Panasonic 4K TV are listed. Just click Format bar and select the model of TV from "TVS" > Samsung TV(*.mp4)/ LG TV(*.mp4)/ Sony TV(*.mp4)/Panasonic TV(*.mp4) as the export format. In this way, you can just convert your videos to fit Samsung/Sony/ LG TV/ Panasonic and enjoy them in full screen.

Then click "settings" to open "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output file resolution as "3840*2160" by typing the value beside the brackets of "Size(pix)" in the video section.

Step 3: Convert videos to 4K TV

Finally, hit the “Convert" button at the bottom of the main interface to start the transcoding. It will automatically convert video to your 4K TV compatible video files. After the conversion, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, the converted 4k movies can be configured for direct access via QNAP NAS for 4K TV.

Tips: Need you downscale 4K to 1080p?

When we watching TV, in order to get a better visual experience, we usually keep a certain distance with TV. We can’t find the obvious different with our eyes with 720P, 1080P and 4K. The distance will cover the different. So, we suggest you downsize 4K video to a lower resolution like 1920*1080, for one thing, to save the storage space or the whole videos can be storage into one memory card, for another, reduce the converting time, because of converting duration depends on the video sizes.

To get more pixels on the 4K TV, you can downscale 4K to 1080p resolution. Open "Profile Settings" window, enter the file resolution "1920*1080" in the brackets beside "Size(pix)" option.

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