Oct 312012

MP4 to Surface – How to Successfully Play MP4 on Microsoft Surface or any Windows RT device

According to Microsoft, Windows 8 RT or Windows 8 Pro will support playing MP4 if it is coded with H.264 or MPEG-4 (Part 2). Any device including Surface with Windows RT or Windows 8 Pro will support play H.264 MP4 or MPEG-4 (Part 2).

As for H.264 MP4, Surface playback is limited to up to 10 Mbps with resolutions of 1920*1080, 30 frames per second; Baseline, main and high video profile (up to level 4.1); Audio profiles must be in AAC, 2-channel, Low Complexity. For MPEG-4 Part 2 video, Surface playback is limited to up to 5 Mbps with resolutions of 1280*720, 30 frames per second; Simple Profile and Advanced Simple Profile; Audio profiles must be in AAC, 2-channel, Low Complexity.

If the MP4 video does not meet the requested specification, such as MP4 with 5.1 AAC audio, the MP4 will either fail to add to Surface RT or Surface Pro or unable to play on Surface. Even some MP4 files can be played, sometimes there is no audio when video is playing or audio and video is out of sync.

If you have issue in playing MP4 on Surface, you can follow this detailed guide to convert MP4 to Surface RT, Surface Pro or any Windows RT device.

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Oct 302012

How to Convert WTV, DVR, TiVO, TP to Windows RT Supported Video for Play on Windows RT Device (Surface included)


Microsoft Windows RT (formerly known as Windows on ARM) is a version of the Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices such as tablet and the Microsoft Surface that was released on October 26, 2012.The Windows RT system will not support any Windows software but will need users to download or purchase app through Microsoft’s Windows Store

Windows 8 RT support playback video in WMV, AVI, H.264 MP4, DV. However, Windows RT does not support playback of the recorded TV shows format including WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP. To play WTV, DVR, TiVO or TP on Windows RT device like the Surface RT, you will need to convert WTV to H.264 MP4 or WMV.

This article includes a step-by-step guide to convert WTV, DVR, TiVO and TP to Windows RT Surface and other Windows RT devices supported video format H.264 MP4, WMV.

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Oct 282012

Best Video Converter for iPad 4 – Convert Video and audio in AVI, MKV, WMV, MXF, MTS, FLAC, APE to iPad 4 MP4 or HD MP4 for Easy Play

About iPad 4 Video Converter

iPad 4 Video Converter is the best video converter for iPad 4. It can convert all popular video formats including AVI, WMV, ASF, AVCHD, RAD, BIK, DivX, MKV, MOD, TOD, MTS, VOB, MPEG, MOV, MTS, MT2S, RM, 3GP, FLV, F4V, WebM, 3GPP, MVI, MXF and more to iPad video MP4, iPad HD H.264 720p or iPad HD H.264 1080p for you to enjoy high definition on iPad 4.

Moreover, it is also an iPad 4 music converter which enables you to convert audio files including WMA, FLAC, CAF, APE, QCP, WAV, MP2, AC3, RA, OGG, etc. as well as extract audio from video and convert to iPad 4 supported MP3, WAV, Apple Lossless, AIFF, AAC.

In addition, the Retain display iPad 4 Video Converter is powered with a video editor so you can trim, crop, split and merge video files easily.

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Oct 272012

Best YouTube Alternative for Windows – One Step to Download and Convert YouTube Video

Why Choose keepvid alternative for Windows

  • keepvid.com requires Java to download YouTube videos, some people do not want to install Java on their internet browser as it will slow down the internet browser.
  • keepvid.com cannot download YouTube video in MP4 and cannot download YouTube videos in HD 1080p/720p and cannot download 3D videos
  • Keepvid desktop software cannot convert YouTube to desired video formats
  • Keepvid desktop software is not compatible with Windows 8
  • Keepvid desktop requires subscription for continue use of the software every year.

Then you will need a keepvid alternative for Windows to take care of your online video downloading including YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, metacafe, BBC, etc.

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Oct 052012

Olmpus E-M5, small and light, but a lot more capable than its size suggests. Not only does E-M5 look great, it takes great pictures, meeting or exceeding the quality of some pretty surprising competitors. Its interface is designed with photographers in mind, with ready control dials and a smart interface, all in a very small package. Now just go outing or take part in a party for shooting with this compact camera! The whole experience will be impressive.

Olympus E-M5 can records video in AVCHD MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264) compression at 1,920 x 1,080 (Full HD / 1080i), 1,280 x 720 (720p), or MotionJPEG compression at 1280*720 (720p) or 640 x 480 (VGA). The maximum recording time is about 22 minutes for the former, or 29 minutes for the latter. 640 x 480 pixel video is saved as Motion JPEG AVIs at 30 frames per second. The maximum file size for MOV clips is 4GB, while AVI files are limited to 2GB. At all resolutions, videos include 16-bit, 48kHz stereo linear PCM audio.

To edit Olympu E-M5 MOV/AVI with iMovie, Final Cut Express or Final Cut Pro, conversion process is always needed

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