Problems to watch DJI Phantom 4K Video on 4K TV
For those people who have made a couple of 4K video with your DJI Phantom camera, when you downloaded the footage onto an external hard drive and try to watch them on your 4K TV, you may encounter the following frame rate, bit rate or format incompatible problems:
“I have noticed that if I record in 60 frames per second or 48 frames per second it will not play on my television. It will play the videos i recorded when I set the settings on the p4p to 30 frames per second or 24 frames per second.”
“My Samsung 4K TV has a USB 3.0 port, however, looking into the specs, only reads at a 40 mbps speed. If that is true, will my DJI Mavic 4K video appear choppy/stutter upon playback?”
“I have a Samsung UHD 4k tv with a 3.0 usb slot in it. I take the micro sd card with the footage from the P3P and put it into a 3.0 usb card reader and connect it to my TV. My TV said video format not supported. ”
Solutions to play local 4K video on 4K TV
Play local 4K video on 4K TV from USB or HDMI port
Before solving above listed incompatible issues, we should first be clear how to play or stream local video to 4K TV from your computer. Most of then 4K TV from Samsung, Sony, LG, Panasonic, etc offer both a USB input or HDMI connection. You can either choose to directly connect your DJI Phantom camera to the HDMI port on your 4K TV or transfer the 4K footage from DJI Phantom to an USB flash drive and then plug the USB drive into the USB port on your 4K TV. If the built-in media player app on your 4K TV supports to play 4K video from USB drive, in addition, the 4K video shot with your DJI Phantom camera is compatible with your 4K TV, you will then have no problem to play the DJI Phantom 4K video on 4K TV from either USB drive or HDMI cable.
Stream 4K video to 4K TV via 4K streaming boxes
To stream 4K video to 4K TV via streaming boxes, you can use Roku 4/Premiere/Premiere+, Amazon Fire TV 2 or Nvidia Shield TV, which all have the capability to stream 4K H.265 video recorded by DJI Phantom camera, as for streaming DJI Phantom 4K H.264 video, you can choose Chromecast Ultra.
Fix incompatible issues when playing/streaming 4K video on 4K TV
No matter which way you choose to play or stream DJI Phantom 4K video on 4K TV, you will definitely encounter format, bit rate, frame rate, resolution, etc incompatible issue. If you are looking for the all in one solution to fix those incompatible issues, we highly recommend you to download Pavtube Video Converter, which not assist you to convert DJI Phantom 4K video to 4K TV such as Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG/Vizio or 4K streaming boxes readable 4K streaming file formats like 4K H.264 High Profile video or 4K H.265 video, but also assist you to flexibly adjust output 4K video profile parameters such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc to let them compatible with the best playback settings for your 4K TV or 4K streaming boxes.
For your convenience, the program is available on both Windows and Mac platform. For Mac users, please feel free to download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to complete the job on macOS Sierra 10.12. In addition, the windows version of this program supports up to 6x faster H.264 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia CUDA or AMP App technology and up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding acceleration on a computer with Nvidia Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVENC technology.The program is pretty simple to use, anyone can learn to use it in minutes. In addition, the results produced by the program are pretty high quality, you can’t tell the difference between the converted video and the original DJI Phantom 4K files.
Free download Windows version
Free download Mac version
How to Convert and Play DJI Phantom 4K Video on 4K TV?
Step 1: Load DJI Phantom 4K Video into the program.
Start the program on your computer, click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” to import DJI Phantom 4K Video.
Step 2: Output 4K TV or 4K Streaming boxes supported 4K format.
Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down options, choose 4K TV or 4K Streaming boxes readable 4K files formats.
Output 4K H.264 High Profile format
Output 4K H.265 file format
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
Step 3: Enable GPU Encode Acceleration.
Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate conversion speed when encoding video to H.265/HEVC codec.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from DJI Phantom 4K video to 4K TV or 4K TV streaming boxes playable 4K file formats.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Transfer converted files to USB flash drive for playing or streaming to 4K TV via USB or 4K streaming boxes.