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Samsung Blu-ray Player Supported Formats

Besides playing Blu-ray/DVD discs, you can also enjoy video, audio and image files on your Samsung Blu-ray Player from USB or DLNA devices. This article below will show you the chart for Samsung TV supported file formats and give some additional tips when you fialed to play an unsupported video file on Samsung Blu-ray Player.

Source from: Blu-ray Player: Supported formats - Samsung Official

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The Samsung Blu-ray Player supports the following formats:

Video File Support
File Extention Container Video Codec Resolution Frame Rate (fps) Bit Rate (Mbps) Audio Codec
*.avi
DivX 3.11 / 4 / 5 / 6
1920*1080 (WMV v7,v8, MSMPEG4 v3 : 1280*720)
6~30
30
Dolby Digital LPCM ADPCM (IMA, MS)
AAC WMA Dolby Digital
Plus
MPEG(MP3) DTS (Core)
*.mkv
*.asf
MPEG4 SP/ASP
*.wmv
*.mp4
AVI
H.264 BP/MP/ HP
*.3gp
MKV
*.vro
ASF
Motion JPEG
*.mpg
MP4
*.mpeg
3GP
Microsoft 
MPEG-4 v3
*.ts
MOV
*.tp
FLV
Window Media 
Video v7,v8,v9
*.trp
VRO
*.mov
VOB
MPEG2
*.flv
PS
*.vob
TS
MPEG1
*.svi
SVAF
*.m2ts
VP6
640*480
4
*.mts
*.divx
MVC
24/25/30
60
*.webm
WebM
 
VP8
1920*1080
 
6~30
20
Vorbis

 

Limitations:

1. Even when the file is encoded by a supported codec listed above, a file might not be played if its content has a problem.
2. Normal playback is not guaranteed if the file's container information is wrong or the file itself is corrupted.
3. Files having higher Bit rate/frame rate than indicated in the table above may stutter when played back.
4. Seek (Jump) function is not available if the file's index table is damaged.
5. When a file is played back remotely through a network connection, video playback may stutter depending on the network speed.
6. Some USB/Digital camera devices may not be compatible with the product.

Video Decoder:

1. Supports up to H.264 Level 4.1. (Does not support FMO/ASO/RS)
2. Does not support VC1/AP/L4.
3. CODECs except for WMVv7, v8, MSMPEG4 v3, MVC, VP6. If below 1280 x 720: 60 frames max; if above: 30 frames max.
4. Does not support GMC 2 or higher.
5. Supports SVAF (Top/Bottom, Side by Side).
6. Supports BD MVC Spec.

Audio Decoder:

1. Supports WMA 10 PRO (Up to 5.1).
2. Does not support WMA lossless audio.
3. Supports ADPCM IMA,MS.
4. Does not support ADPCM(A-Law, μ-Law).
5. Does not support QCELP/AMR NB/WB.
6. Supports vorbis (Up to 2ch).
7. Supports DD+ (Up to 7.1ch)

Supported DivX subtitle file formats:

1. *.ttxt
2. *.smi
3. *.srt
4. *.sub
5. *.txt
Note: Some DivX, MKV, and MP4 format discs may not play, depending on their video resolution and frame rate. The supported subtitle should have the same title with the video.

Supported Subtitle File Formats
 
Name
File Extension
External
MPEG-4 Timed text
.ttxt
SAMI
.smi
SubRip
.srt
SubViewer
.sub
Micro DVD
.sub or .txt
SubStation Alpha
.ssa
Advanced SubStation Alpha
.ass
Powerdivx
.psb
Internal
Xsub
AVI
SubStation Alpha
MKV
Advanced SubStation Alpha
MKV
SubRip
MKV
MPEG-4 Timed text
MP4

 

Music File Support
File Extension
Type
Codec
Support Range
*.mp3
MPEG
MPEG1 Audio Layer 3
-
*.m4a
MPEG4
AAC
-
*.mpa
*.aac
*.flac
FLAC
FLAC
Supports up to 2ch
*.ogg
OGG
Vorbis
Supports up to 2ch
*.wma
WMA
WMA
Supports WMA 10 Pro (Up to 5.1).
Does not support 
WMA lossless audio.
Supports up to M2 
profile.
Does not support LBR 
mode.
*.wav
wav
wav
-
*.mid
midi
midi
type 0 and type 1
*.midi
*.ape
ape
ape
-

 

Picture File Support
File Extension
Type
Resolution
*.jpg
JPEG
15360*8640
*.jpeg
*.png
PNG
4096*4096
*.bmp
BMP
4096*4096
*.mpo
MPO
15360*8640

 

AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition):

1. The product can play back AVCHD format discs. These discs are normally recorded and used in camcorders.
2. The AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera format.
3. The MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format compresses images with greater efficiency than the conventional image compressing format.
4. Some AVCHD discs use the "x.v.Color" format. This product can play back AVCHD discs that use "x.v.Color" format.
5. "x.v.Color" is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
6. "AVCHD" and the AVCHD logo are trademarks of Matsushita Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. and Sony Corporation.

Note: Some AVCHD format discs may not play, depending on the recording condition. AVCHD format discs need to be finalized. "x.v.Color" offers a wider colour range than normal DVD.

Compatible Disc Types
Disc Types
Disc Logo
Recorded Content
Disc Shape
Max Playing Minutes
BD-ROM BD-RE/BD-R
AUDIO+VIDEO
Single sided (25GB/50GB)
Playing time depends on title
DVD-VIDEO
AUDIO+VIDEO

Single sided (5 inches)

Double sided (5 inches)

Single sided (3 1/2 inches)

Double sided (3 1/2 inches)

240

480

80

160

DVD-RW (V mode and finalized only)
AUDIO+VIDEO
5 inches (4.7GB)
480 (Extended play)
DVD-R (V mode and finalized only)
AUDIO+VIDEO
5 inches (4.7GB)
480 (Extended play)
AUDIO CD
AUDIO

Single sided (5 inches)

Single sided (3 1/2 inches)

74

20

 

Additional Tips: What if you fail to play a video file on Samsung Blu-ray Player?

Although Samsung claims that the Blu-ray Player supported most video file formats, you still will encounter problems when playing an common-used MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, etc. video files on Samsung Blu-ray Player. So what's the matter? The reason is that MKV, AVI, MP4 or MP4 are format containers with difference codecs. Your video file codec isn't compatible with Samsung Blu-ray Player. To easily solve the problem, a widely recommended solution is to convert the videos to Samsung Blu-ray Player friendly movie formats.

Actually, it's very easy as long as you have a professional all-in-one video converter for Samsung Blu-ray Player. EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate (available for Windows and Mac users) is such a smart tool for you. Even through you don't know what audio codec in your MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, etc, files is best for Samsung Blu-ray Player, this app can let you convert your video files to a full compatible format for Samsung Blu-ray Player just with one click. Then, the entire conversion process will take you a few minutes. After that, you can watch the unsupported movies on Samsung Blu-ray Player.

Besides encoding/recoding almost popular video files, EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate can also rip, convert and backup your Blu-ray and DVD discs. You can use it to remove unmatched region codes from Blu-ray/DVD so that you can enjoy your Blu-ray and DVD discs without the limitation of region codes. Just have a try.

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Simple Steps of Converting Media Files for Samsung Blu-ray Player

Step 1: Run EaseFab Video Converter Ultimate and load source media files to the software.
Step 2: Select MP4 format (Profile > Common Video > MP4 Video) from the common video choices only for description purposes.
Step 3: Start the conversion.

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