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How to Convert Video to Android Phone Format

Android Converter - Convert MP4, MKV, MPG, MOV, WMV, AVI to Android Phone Format

June 17th, 2011 by Bigasoft Support

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Android phone is famous for running multiple applications at the same time, but it supports relatively few video formats (only supports H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4 SP video format). So what if to play AVI, Xvid, DivX, MKV, WMV, RM, FLV, SWF, ASF, MPG, MOV, MPEG, HD, MTS, M2TS, and TS on Android phone like Samsung i7500, Samsung Galaxy, HTC Hero, HTC Legend, HTC Desire HD, HTC Wildfire, Motorola Droid, Motorola Flipout, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, LG Ally and etc?

If fact, it is very easy to do it so long as you own the professional Android Converter-Bigasoft Total Video Converter.

Bigasoft Total Video Converter, as a professional Android Converter, can easily convert video to Android supported format. No matter what video format you have like AVI, Xvid, DivX, MKV, WMV, RM, FLV, SWF, ASF, MPG, MOV, MTS, M2TS, and TS, the professional Android Video Converter is able to convert them to Android phone video format. Moreover, the ideal Android Converter also can serve as Android Audio Converter to convert any audio format to Android phone supported audio format or to extract audio from video and then save as Android phone supported audio format.

The following is a step by step guide on how to convert video to Android phone format. This guide is also applied to converting audio to Android supported format.

Step 1 Run Android Converter

Free download the professional Android Converter - Bigasoft Total Video Converter (Windows Version , Mac Version ) install and run it.

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Step 2 Import video to Android Converter

Click the "Add File" button to import your video which you want to play on Android phone. Or simply drag and drop video to the Android Converter.

How to Convert AVI, MP4, MKV, MPG, MOV, WMV to Android Phone Format

Step 3 Set Android phone format

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" button to select Android phone format like Gphone MPEG4 Video (*.mp4) .

Step 4 Customize (Optional)

The ideal Android Converter also provides some advanced functions for you to edit your video before converting the video to Android phone format.

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"Trim" function is for you to select the clips you want to convert.

"Crop" function is for you to cut off the black edges of the original movie video and watch in full screen on your Android phone.

"Effect" function is for you to customize video like adding watermark, subtitle, audio track, artistic effects.

"Preference" function is for you to set output effects, image type, CPU usage and action after conversion done.

"Settings" function is for you to set parameters of your output files such as frame rate, resolution, channels, sample rate, video /audio codec, video/audio bitrates, etc.

You can drag and drop the folder where your video files are in to the Android Converter by checking "Copy Folder Structure" box.

You can output the converted video to source folder by checking "Output to Source Folder ".

Step 5 Convert video to Android phone format

Click the "Start" button to finish convert video to Android format.

Step 6 Transfer the converted video to Android phone

Connect Android phone to your PC or Mac, then transfer the converted video to Android phone.


  • What is Android?
    • Android is a mobile operating system initially developed by Android Inc., a firm purchased by Google in 2005. Android is an open source mobile phone platform based on the Linux operating system. As a flagship participant in the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), Android operating system can be installed by all the members from the Open Handset Alliance including Google, HTC, Dell, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung, LG, T-Mobile, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems and more.
  • Android phones
    • Android phones refer to phones that use Android as a mobile operating system including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, LG, Sony Ericsson, Acer Inc, Garmin, HKC, Dell, Huawei, Lenovo, Pantech and more. Usually, Android phones support H.263, H.264 (in 3GP or MP4 container), and MPEG-4 SP video format. If you want to play AVI, Xvid, DivX, MKV, WMV, RM, FLV, SWF, ASF, MPG, MOV, MPEG, MPG, HD, MTS, M2TS, TS in Android phone, you need to convert them to Android phone format like MP4, 3GP.
  • Why choose Android phone
    • Android phone includes various phone models, and different phone model has its specific features. But they also have common features which make Android phone more competitive.
    • Android phone can run multiple apps at the same time whether they are system apps or apps from the Android Marketplace. At this respect, Android phone is even more competitive than iPhone OS which does offer limited multitasking, but only allows native applications such as Mail, iPod and Phone to run in the background.


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