Watching Movies on Microsoft Surface RT: Basic TipsThere are a few tips for movie lovers who have already handed on the Windows 8 tablet and those that are about to buy the Surface RT Tablet for entertainment.
1. No Windows Media Player
2. Xbox Video plays video from store and microSD card
3. Movies are tad pricey than on Amazon
4. Surface RT is ready for playback of 16:9 movies
5. Play 720p HD videos from microSD card
Copy/add/stream music, pictures, videos, and documents to your Surface
There are 2 ways that you can easily add music, pictures, videos, and documents to your Surface:
* Connect to a networked computer
* Use a USB flash drive or a memory card -- microSD, microSDHC, or micro SDXC cards all work with Surface.
If you'd like to put some favorite videos and music to the Microsoft Surface RT for watching when wireless network is unavailable, choose either method to transfer videos to Surface RT. Read how-to.
Solutions for watching movies on Microsoft Surface RT
Video Converter for Microsoft Surface RT
The Surface RT lacks a powerful video playback solution. MKV and many other video formats are not supported by the default Video Player. Pavtube Video Converter helps you encode any videos to Surface RT playable MP4 videos.
DVD Ripper for Microsoft Surface RT
The DVD Ripper makes it possible to play DVD movies on Microsoft Surface RT tablet, by cracking CSS+ and converting 480p/576p DVDs into 720p MP4, it's easy to put DVD movies onto Surface RT for playback.
DRM removal for Microsoft Surface RT
Because of DRM protection, movies purchased from iTunes, Amazon, and many other online video stores will not play on Microsoft Surface RT. This app converts DRM-restricted movies and TV shows into free MP4s that fits in the 16:9 screen of Surface RT.
Blu-ray Ripper for Microsoft Surface RT
HD movie lovers will find Blu-ray Ripper a better deal than DVD Ripper. With $4.2 more, the app includes both DVD and Blu-ray ripping facility that enables you rip movies off discs to Microsoft Surface RT tablet.