The USB port is the main feature of Toshiba Thrive tablet that is not included on other tablets such as HP TouchPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, PlayBook, Acer Iconia Tab A500, etc. Another feature for the Android tablet that is taken from laptops is the SD card reader that is incorporated and also is missing from other devices. This allows users to have easy access to the stocked files on the cards in a very short time and also play movies and music with ease.
If you just have a ton of MPEG video files and hope to enjoy them on the Toshiba Thrive, the following will be your best answer. It will show you how to convert MPEG-1/MPEG-2 to MPEG-4/H.264 MP4 for playing on the Thrive using the best Toshiba Thrive Video Converter - Foxreal Video Converter. For Mac users, you can use its Mac version - Thrive Video Converter for Mac. Even the Mac OS X Lion computers are supported.
Here's the step-by-step:
Step 1: Run Foxreal Video Converter as the perfect MPEG to Thrive Converter on your computer, and add your MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 video files into this program.
Step 2: Choose Toshiba Thrive playable video format by clicking on "Format < Android < Motorola Xoom H.264 Video(*.mp4)".
(1) If you want to play MPEG movies on Toshiba Thrive in 720p, you could choose output format as Motorola Xoom HD 720p (*.mp4) that is also compatible with your Thrive.
(2) If you want to stream MPEG movies on HDTV from Toshiba Thrive's HDMI, you'd better choose Motorola Xoom Full HD 1080p (*.mp4) that is also compatible with your Thrive and HDTV.
Note: To directly choose the video preset with optimized settings for Toshiba Thrive, you first need to free download Toshiba Thrive patch here. Then you could get the output format for Thrive with ease.
Step 3: Convert MPEG-1/MPEG-2 to H.264 MP4 for Toshiba Thrive by clicking on "Convert" on the main interface of this professional MPEG to Toshiba Thrive Converter.
Step 4: Use a USB cable to transfer the converted files onto your SD card or to your Toshiba Thrive.
After that, you could readily enjoy all your MPEG videos on the Toshiba Thrive.
That's all! Hope the playing MPEG movies on Toshiba Thrive guide helps!
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