Media playback is important to most people who own or plan to buy Motorola Xoom tablet. Besides watching HD videos and movies on the Xoom tablet with its built-in video player, you can also output videos and movies stored on Xoom in HD quality via HDMI cable (sold separately) for playing on an external devices, like HDTV, WDTV Live, Xbox 360, PS3, etc.
Like other HD media players, the Xoom tablet video player only supports playing certain video/audio formats, including H.264, H.263, MPEG-4, MP3, AC3, etc. If you just have lots of 1080p HD videos and movies, and would like to watch them on your Xoom as well as your HDTV, the fastest way you can choose is to convert 1080p HD videos to Xoom playable format that also can be played on your home HDTV flat screen. How?
Well, just follow us. Below is the detailed steps to teach you how to convert 1080p HD video to H.264 .mp4 video format which can be played on Motorola Xoom and HDTV in HD quality. The top Xoom Video Converter is called Foxreal Video Converter, which features the CUDA acceleration to help you convert 1080p HD video to H.264 MP4 at up to 5x faster speed on your CUDA-enabled machine.
The step-by-step guide as below:
Step 1: Run Foxreal Video Converter as the perfect Video to Xoom Converter, and add the 1080p HD movie files into it.
Step 2: Set output format as H.264 MP4 for Xoom and HDTV
1) Click on "Format < Android < Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video (*.mp4)"
2) Click on "Settings" to set the Size (pix) as 1280x754. (Or, you can set its video resolution 1280x800 or 1280x720 if you need. ) Here the 1280x754 resolution is recommended here, which can help you remove black borders from the playing videos on Xoom due to its active menu-bars.
(Tip: To keep 1080p HD quality on Xoom and HDTV, you can set bitrate as 5000 kbps. Please remember the higher bitrate, the better video quality while the larger file size.)
3) Click on "Save" to finish the Xoom supported video format settings. (Or, you can click on "Save as" to rename and save the profile settings as Motorola Xoom&HDTV H.264 Video (*.mp4) for next use in Custom category of "Format".)
(Tip: "Merge into one file" - Check to join several HD video files into only one.)
Step 3: Start 1080p HD to H.264 conversion by clicking on "Convert" button. If your computer supports CUDA technology, the whole conversion will be done at super fast speed.
Step 4: Transfer the converted HD movie files into Xoom by using its USB cable. You can go to the guide on how to transfer files to Xoom from computer here.
(Tip: Please make sure the files you plan to put on Xoom are not more than 4GBs due to its Android file size limitation.)
Step 5: Stream movie files stored on Xoom to your HDTV via HDMI.
After the above settings, you could easily and freely watch 1080p HD videos on Xoom and HDTV with ease. Hope it helps!
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