The Samsung Galaxy A5 comes with “full metal unibody” design. The display is a 5-inch, 720p one, of the Super AMOLED type. If you are a movie lover, you may want to transfer movies from computer to Galaxy A5 for watching at anytime, anywhere. The point is that, Samsung Galaxy A5 fails to play MKV, AVI, VOB, WMV, Tivo, MPG, FLV/F4V videos. So, you have to convert these videos Galaxy A5 supported video format first H.264 MP4, and then you can play movies on Galaxy A5 well.
When playing local content, For example, the available audio and video formats for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the same as Samsung Galaxy S5 as below， Samsung Galaxy A5 impressed us by supported versatile video and audio file types/formats:
Music Formats: MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Video Formats: MP4, WMV, H.264, H.263
If, however, Samsung Galaxy A5 refuses to play a video, it could be due to one or more of the following reasons:
- Unsupported codec (e.g. AC3)
- Huge file size (that exceeds maximum 4GB file size)
- High bitrate (e.g. camera footage taken at 18-25mbps)
- Unsupported video format (e.g. *.vob format)
- Protections (e.g. iTunes videos)
When figuring out the proper video converter for Samsung Galaxy A5, the most important factor is judging whether the input and output formats are enough to satisfy your conversion needs. To enjoy all MKV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG, WMV, FLV/F4V videos on Samsung Galaxy A5 properly, I can recommend for encode/re-encode videos for Galaxy A5 is Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate – Designed for this purpose, this Top Galaxy A5 Video Converter is an outstanding Galaxy A5 Video Converter among countless video converting software on the market. For Mac users, iMedia Converter for Mac is a helpful app to encode videos for further usage. Learn Why Choose Pavtube?
Note: If you’re getting video playback errors with Samsung Galaxy A5, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it it from below.
Step-by-Step: Convert Any videos to Galaxy A5 MP4 with Best Galaxy A5 Video Converter
Step 1: Import source media
Launch the Ultimate video converter; click “Add Video” to load video files like MTS, MKV, AVI, VOB, MOV, TiVo, MPEG, etc or click on “BD/DVD disc” icon to load movie from DVD or Blu-ray source(Disc, folder, ISO).
Step 2: Select Output Format
This application offers hundreds of output formats. Click the “Format” bar, find Samsung category, then you will see profile named “Samsung Galaxy Note(*.mp4)”. Select it for Galaxy A5 output.
Step 3: Set output video quality (Optional)
If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.
Step 4: Start converting MKV/AVI/FLV Videos
In the end, go back to the main interface and click the “Convert” button to start converting MKV/AVI/FLV for playing on Galaxy A5. Once the process completes, just click “Open” to find the Galaxy A5 playable MP4 videos and transfer them to your Galaxy A5 with ease.
Tip: For watching 3D movies, Top Galaxy A5 Video Converter assist users to convert both 2D/3D MKV/AVI to 3D video which enables to watch movies on your 3D devices with HD quality. Equipped with 3 different 3D effects: Side by Side, Red/Blue and Top/Bottom.