Pay a visit to those forum threads at XDA, you will find lots of users have been discussing about HD video playback on Motorola Xoom. And if read all Xoom ads, it will more or less mention " Enjoy HD video" .
In fact, not all HD videos can be played on Motorola Xoom tablet. And the playing high profile encoded videos on Xoom will be choppy, jerky and stuttery basically due to its baseline/high profile encoding limitation. Choosing an appropriate video format for good performance on Xoom is necessary.
If you just have some movies or TV shows in MKV format, you may want to enjoy them on your Xoom. Actually the MKV file format supporting holding unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file, can’t be played on the Motorola Xoom. The article will present an easy solution to put and play 720p MKV videos on Xoom with high quality by using a professional Motorola Xoom Video Converter - Foxreal Video Converter which supports HD to Xoom conversion with CUDA acceleration support on CUDA-enabled machines.
(PS: There is another alternative tool - Foxreal Video Converter for Mac mainly for Mac users.)
Below is the step-by-step guide on how to convert 720p MKV videos to H.264 .mp4 compatible with Motorola Xoom and then transfer the converted MKV videos to Xoom via USB for playing with only four steps.
Step1: Run Foxreal Video Converter as the perfect MKV to Xoom Converter, and then add the 720p MKV video files you want to convert into this program.
Step 2: Set the appropriate Motorola Xoom playable format
1) Click on " Format < Android < Motorola Droid (x) H.264 Video (*.mp4)" .
2) Click on " Settings" to choose the Size (pix) as 1280x754 recommended for full-screen playback on Xoom.
(Tip: To get HD quality on Xoom, you can set bitrate as 2250 kbps. To keep 1080p HD quality on Xoom, 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 format settings. (Or, you can click on " Save as" to rename and save the profile settings as Motorola Xoom H.264 Video (*.mp4) for next use in Custom category of " Format" .)
Step 3: Start MKV 720p to H.264 MP4 conversion by clicking on " Convert" once all the above settings have done. Its convesion speed will be up if on your CUDA-enabled machine.
Step 4: Transfer 720p MKV videos to Xoom after the conversion process is finished. Please make sure the video files you plan to stream to Xoom are not more than 4GBs due to its Android file size limitaion.
(Tip: The guide on how to transfer 720p MKV videos to Xoom will help you easily put movies on Xoom in a simple way.)
See, only four steps, you will get your 720p MKV movies on Xoom for smoothy playback.
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