How to Play 4K MP4 video on PS4 Pro?
As PS4 Pro fans, it’s your bonus: PS4 Pro can play 4K video from an external storage device or home server. Don’t be happy too early, user just can play 4K video in MP4 format, in other words, you can’t (yet) play 4K videos in MKV, AVI container. If you have got many 4K video which are not in MP4 formats, what a pity, you have to find another way to play 4K video on PS4 Pro. Following will show you how to play 4K MP4 video on PS4 Pro.
4K MP4 Video Smooth Playback on PS4 Pro
There are many ways to play 4K video on PS4 Pro, you can choose USB. Following will show you how to play 4K video on PS4 Pro by USB
Step 1. Insert the USB to PS4 Pro and connect the 4K TV to PS4 Pro with HDMI cable.
Step 2. Open the PS4 Pro media player and choose the USB, then choose the "video", select the video name, you can enjoy the video happily.
TIP: Some users complain that they can’t play 4K Video PS4 Pro with 4K TV, from the data collection and arrangement, following tips may be helpful, on although they’re not successful for everyone, you can have a try.
- Make sure your PS4 is off
- Plug the HDMI into the 4K 60hz port on your tv
- Turn your tv on
- Hold down the power button on your PS4 until it beeps twice (Safe mode)
- Change HDCP setting to 1.4 only
- PS4 will restart and you’ll probably still have no signal
- Turn PS4 off and get back to Safe Mode (step 4)
- Choose change resolution which will restart PS4
More Options for Playing 4K Video on PS4 Pro
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, which can realize your 4K dreams, you can play any 4K video on PS4 Pro, why? because you can convert other 4K video to 4K MP4, such as: MKV, MP4, H.265, M2TS, AVI, MTS, etc. In addition, you can upscale 1080p video to 4K video with 4K resolution. If you’re running a Mac computer, you can install 4K Video to PS4 Pro converter for Mac version.
As known to all, PS4 Pro doesn’t have a 4K Blu-ray drive which obviously means you won’t be able to watch UHD Blu-rays on it, for making up for the console’s lack of a UHD Blu-ray drive, you can use this software to convert 4K Blu-ray to 4K MP4 video formats for playing on PS4 Pro.
Step 1. Load 4K Video
You can load any 4K video from anywhere, just click "File" >"Load Video/Audio", also you can choose "Load from disc" to add the 4K Blu-ray disc, This software also can support 4K Blu-ray ISO image
Step 2. Choose Output Video Formats
Click "Format" to open the output video list, then you need to find the MP4 video format from "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video (*.mp4)", because PS4 Pro only can support H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 5.2. Audio: AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital), LPCM.
Step 3. Set the 4K MP4 Video
Click "Setting" button, you can set the 4K MP4 video and audio codec, for example: Set the 4K MP4 video codec to H.264, Audio codec to AAC. Other video parameters are also can be changed too. The best video 4K MP4 frame rate for PS4 Pro is 30 fps.
Step 4. Start Video Conversion Process
After all the settings are done, you can go back to the main interface and press "Convert" button to start the magic 4K video conversion. This video converter won’t let you down, wait for a while, you can get the result you want, in addition, you can watch the video at the preview window.
I believe this tool may be your best 4K video assistant, you can play any 4k video form any source, don’t worry about the 4K video format any more.