Better than ever, the new Surface Pro gives you a best-in-class laptop, plus the versatility of a studio and tablet. The stunning PixelSense Display supports Surface Pen1¬†and touch, while up to 13.5 hours of battery life2¬†gives you plenty of juice to work all day and play all night. It is equipped with 12.3" PixelSense diaplay with 2736*1824 resolution. With it, perhaps you can’t be satisfied with video with 1080p resolution anymore. So here we are going to discuss about how to playing any 4K videos on Microsoft Surface Pro without curbs.

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Before we start, we have to make this clear – why not all 4k video can be played on Microsoft Surface Pro perfectly? One reason is the sources of 4k video could be anywhere, downloaded from the web, captured by Panasonic/Sony/Canon camcoders, shot by DJI drones, and more. The second reason could be the versatitlity of video format codec. For example, MP4 is one of the most common and widely used video formats, but people still can not play some of them, cause MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but is can be used to store other data such as subtitles and still image, different MP4 file could cover different video audio codec. So this is why you fail to play some of them on your portable devices.

To solve the problems above, one 4k video converter is necessary. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate | for Mac (review) will be your best partner which could convert any 4k video for you to store on your Microsoft Surface Pro local storage space, or transfer to your Plex for watching on any devices which could install Plex app.

The resolution of Microsoft Surface Pro is less than 3080*2160, so playing the ture 4k video on this tablet may be jerky. To sucessfully play all ture 4k video on this tablet without any problem, you can adjust video/audio codec, frame rate, resolution, bit rate, channels to make the video more fit for your tab.

Step by Step to Convert 4K Video to Microsoft Surface Pro

Step 1: Load 4K video into the program.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import 4K video you want to convert. By the way, batch conversion is also available here.

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Step 2: Output H.264 HD video format

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down options, choose the best compatible uploading format from "Common VIdeo" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)".

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Step 3: Keep/Compress 4k video for Microsoft Surface Pro

Hit "Settings" to open the "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels. You can maintain 3840*2160 as output video resolution, or you can compress 4k to 2736 x 1824 which is the best video resolution for this tab. Or compress 4k to 1080p, just type 1920*1080 in Size blank. If you prefer smaller video size, lower the video bit rate can help you achieve this goal.

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Step 5: Start the conversion.

Start to covnert 4K video to Microsoft Surface Pro conversion by hitting the right bottom convert button, when the conversion is over, you will have no limitation to upload 4K video to Microsoft Surface Pro for watching on the go, or edit it with Adobe Premiere, After Effetcs with fast speed and perfect quality.


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