How to Play MKV, AVI, VOB, FLV, MOV on Sony Xperia Series Tablets?

Do you wanna enjoy high quality MKV, VOB, AVI FLV videos on Sony Xperia tablets? This article shows you how to convert to MKV/VOB/AVI Sony Xperia tablets playable video format for watching with the best Xperia tablet video converter. Now, let’s freely enjoy any movies on Sony Xperia tablets with the best supported videos!


Question: “My friend has a Start Trek movie in VOB format and a WMV copy on PC. I was wondering which one should I download if I want to watch it on Xperia Z1? Is there any specs I need to change to make it fit Xperia display?”

Answers: The spec sheet doesn’t mention frame rate, bitrates, codec or resolution, but the display is 1080×1920 native resolution. You could encode VOB or WMV to its supported format with native display resolution if you want to avoid downsize.

Necessary learning of Sony Xperia tablet supported file formats:

Image capture: JPEG

Image playback: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WebP

Video recording: 3GPP, MP4

Video playback: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM

Notes: You may notice that Sony Xperia Z1 added M4V, AVI and MKV as supported video playback format, but it’s strict in video compressing codec. In another word, MP4 in H.264 codec is still the most popular and compatible format for most Android tablet & smartphone including Sony Xperia Z1.

So how to make all videos compatible with Sony Xperia series tablets? The most seamless one would be to convert MKV/VOB/AVI into MP4 for Sony Xperia tablets. Pavtube Video Converter for Windows can be the best suitable one to convert MKV/VOB/AVI into MP4 for Sony Xperia tablet without any video, audio incompatible issues. Overall, it’s a yet professional and easy-to-use video convert program. With it, you can fast encode VOB/AVI/MKV to Sony Xperia playable MP4 video keeping the HD quality, especially for 4K/HD videos.

Step-by-step tutorial of converting MKV/AVI/FLV/VOB for Sony Xperia tablets

Step 1.After installation, run this Sony Xperia Video Converter. Click “Add” button to load your source files on the main interface.


Step 2. Choose target video format. Click the drop-down list on the bottom, you will find various presets for different programs and devices. Switch to “HD video” tab and check H.264 HD Video (*.mp4) as the best video format for Xperia.


Step 3.Customize video specs and edit. (Optional) To do this, click on “Settings” button. In the pop-up “Profile Settings” window you can find set settings and check task details. The upper parts shows you the a/v settings you’re using. The lower part displays the file information.

Click the big red “Convert” to start conversion. There’s no need to wait in front of screen; just check “shut down computer after conversion” and you can leave it working. Or you can check “Open output folder” to quick locate the converted video. Then just transfer the output files to Xperia as usual as before, we can enjoy the different high definition movies like MKV, FLV, VOB, etc on Sony Xperia Tablet freely!

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