Is there any way to play AVI movies stored on external flash drive on Vizio HDTV? Find out solution from this page.
Generally, any smart TV including Vizio HDTV has one USB port that let you plug in a hard drive, flash drive, or other USB storage device to view local media files on your television. However, it doesn't mean that you can watch any video or movies stored on the flash drive on your TV. We find that the Vizio HD TV supported file must be encoded as H.264 and the audio as AAC. So, if you want to play AVI on Vizio HDTV, you need convert AVI to H.264 MP4 first. And Brorsoft Video Converter is recommended here to help you get the job done.
It's a professional yet easy-to-use app which can help us convert AVI to Vizio TV accepted H.264 MP4 videos without any quality loss. In addition, it not only supports AVI videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MOV, MXF. MTS, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV .etc. What's more, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. If you're using a Mac, simply turn to the Mac version, which has the same function with the Windows version. Here is how to do it.
Steps to convert AVI to Vizio TV compatible format
Step 1: Start the AVI to Vizio TV converter and drag .avi files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.
Step 2: Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported.
Tip: Before start the AVI conversion for Vizio Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.
Step 3: Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert AVI for playback on Vizio TV through USB drive in no time.
After the conversion is over, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, transfer the converted AVI files to the USB drive then plug the drive in the Vizio TV. Enjoy.
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