How to Play Video and DVD on Galaxy S8/S8+?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch display, while the S8+ has a 6.2-inch screen, meaning a 0.4-inch difference between the two devices. Both devices have an AMOLED Infinity Display meaning they are both curved and both have an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 compared to the standard 16:9, meaning they appear taller than a conventional phone. Resolution is the same for both at 2960 x 1440 pixels, resulting in a pixel density of 570ppi for the Galaxy S8 and 529ppi for the Galaxy S8+. Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have Mobile HDR Premium and they are both certified by the Ultra HD Alliance for the technology. There is no doubt that your media entertainment experience will also be greatly enhanced on this new flagship smartphone from Samsung. How about the format compatibility of Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+?

Like its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ has limited its playback support for the following media file formats.

Video format
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

Video resolution
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps

Audio format
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

If the media files that you are going to transfer to Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ are included in above list, you will have no problem to enjoy your favorite videos or movies on Galaxy S8/S8+.

Unsupported formats by Galaxy S8/S8+ are listed as below:

Video formats: M4V, MOV, MKV, MPG, VOB, AVCHD (MTS, M2TS), Tivo, MXF, XAVC/XAVC S, Prores, H.265(HEVC)

Audio formats: AC3

To play incompatible file formats on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, you will need a powerful Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ video converter. There’s solution in hand called UFUSoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows (Mac). The program not only grant you to convert all unsupported file formats (DVD included) to Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ best favorable file formats, but also facilitate you to address other issues during the video importing and viewing process.

To save more space for your Galaxy S8/S8+, you can compress video with the program in 3 different ways: trim video to remove unwanted parts (no quality loss), lower video bit rate (lossy video compression) or reduce output file size/resolution(lossy video compression). If there are black bars around the output video, just use the crop function to remove the black edges.

Apart from Galaxy S8/S8+, the application also facilitates you to convert any video/dvd files to transfer and play on Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note 4, etc.

How to convert and play Video or DVD on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+?

Step 1: Add video/DVD files to the program.

Launch the program, click the “Load DVD” or “Video” icon to load DVD or source video movies from your local computer to the program.

Step 2: Define output file format.

Tap on the “Format” bar, choose Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ best compatible MP4 as output file format. To achieve a smooth video playback effect, it is idea for you to choose to output “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” as final output file format.

Step 3: Reduce file size in 3 different ways.

Adjust output file size and bit rate

Open “Profile Settings” window, here you can reduce video file size by output file resolution or bit rate with small values.

Trim video file size

Click “Video Editor” icon on the main interface to open video editing window, switch to “Trim” tab, drag the slider bars to set the start time and end time to select only your wanted parts to be converted.

Step 4: Start video/dvd conversion process.

Click the “Convert” button to start Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ video or DVD conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you will have no problem to transfer and play music video on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+.