How to convert MP4 x264 to AVI to play on DVD player?
MP4 should be the most compatible format for most of the multimedia devices and media players. However, MP4 will meet its waterloo in DVD Player cause many DVD Player only can play some AVI files. Even the most compatible x264 MP4 can’t be played on DVD Player unless you convert the MP4 x264 file to AVI. Below is just a case we saw in videohelp forum:
I tried converting an MP4 file to AVI, didn’t think about it being an x264 file () and it wouldn’t play on my DVD Player. Is there a better program to convert MP4 x264 to AVI?
It is hard to say all DVD Players can’t play x264 MP4 files and we can’t ensure that all AVI files can be played on DVD Players. But most DVD Players support max 720×480/576 frame size, DivX/Xvid video codec and mp3 audio. Check your DVD Player tech specs. If it support x264 MP4, you are a lucky man. If your DVD Player doesn’t support x264 MP4, the best way is to convert x264 MP4 to DivX/XviD AVI to play on your DVD Player.
To transcode x264 MP4 to AVI for DVD Player, a video transcoder is needed. After online researched, we think Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the best program to recode MP4 to AVI. This video converter can convert H.265 MP4, MPEG-4 MP4, H.264 MP4 to DivX AVI, XviD AVI. In the conversion process, you can adjust the output video codec, bitrate, frame rate, size and audio codec, sample rate, bitrate, channel. So, you can make sure the output AVI is DivX or XviD codec, right frame rate, MP3 audio codec.
Besides converting MP4 to DVD Player, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate also can convert MKV, WMV, TV program, H.264 video, ISO, even Blu-ray and DVD to DVD Player. The equivalent Mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac. Now you can use it to convert x264 MP4 to AVI videos like A-B-C for plaing on DVD Player. .
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How to Convert x264 MP4 to AVI for DVD Player playing?
Step 1: Add source x264 MP4 file
Launch the excellent MP4 to DVD Player Converter. And then click “Add Video” import your source materials in .wmv format. Besides x264 MP4, you can also load FLV, MKV, WMV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, ISO, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.
Step 2: Choose a DVD Player Supported profile
In order to transcode H.264 MP4 to AVI, you are suggested to choose “Xvid AVI – Audio Video Interleaved(Xvid)(*.avi)” as output format. If you require for high quality, “DivX HD(*.avi)” would be a great choice.
Step 3: Make personal settings optionally and additionally
If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. If your DVD Player is an older one, you can adjust video size to 720 x 480 while your DVD Player supports 1080p, you can keep 1080p resolution.
Step 4: Start converting H.264 MP4 to DVD Player
After above settings, you can start the H.264 MP4 to DivX/XviD AVI Conversion to fit the DVD Player so as to play back videos in portable and wireless way. You can view the duration and remaining time of the conversion process, and choose whether to shut down computer and open output folder when conversion completed.
Once the process completes, download and transfer the converted x264 MP4 videos to your DVD Player using the USB cable and enjoy it in travel.
P.S. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate also enables or add external subtitle, crop and trim videos, merge multiple videos, adjust parameters by clicking the “Edit” button and take snapshot.