Description: The article will outline best and easiest Windows/Mac solution to play MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, MPG, WMV etc. on Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.
“Hi, I just ordered a Surface 2; couldn’t be more excited for waiting it delivered LOL! But here is a question: I read that its supported video formats are very limited; can I still watch youtube videos on it?”
The huge improvement of Microsoft Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2 is their 10.6-inch screen display. Becides,battery life has increased to 12 hours, 25 percent better than the original Surface and Microsoft also made the Surface 2 lighter and thinner. Thus, it must be persuasive that Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2 would be your best choice to your collection of HD video file with high quality when travelling or on a bus.
So whether we can watch MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/MPG/WMV on Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2?
The answer is YES!
All you need to do is to convert all kinds of videos to Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 most compatible format – H.264 MP4 format.
To accomplish this goal, you are highly suggested to try this Video to Surface (Pro) 2 Converter, a professional tool to help you quick convert various video formats to Surface 2 and Pro 2 supported MP4 format with best video quality and simplest workflow.
FYI: You can reach the Mac version here: Video to Surface (Pro) 2 Converter for Mac.
Tutorial: How to transfer MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/MPG/WMV to Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
Step 1. Run Pavtube Video Converter; add videos.
You can click the top left two icons to choose import individual videos or the entire folder. Drag-and-drop is also supported.
Step 2. Choose presets for Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2.
Click the “Format” list to choose Windows > Microsoft Surface Windows RT/Pro H.264 HD Video (*.mp4) as the best profile for Surface 2 & Pro 2. Or you can key in “surface” in the little search box to get it.
Step 3. Customize video specs (Optional).
Your can click “Settings” to free change video size, bitrate, frame rate and others. If you own a 16GB tablet and do not want to keep videos in large size, you can lower the bitrate settings to get video in proper size.
Step 4. Start Conversion.
Now hit the big red “Convert” to start converting MKV/AVI/VOB/Tivo/MPG/WMV to MP4 for Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. After conversion, you can click “Open output folder” to quick locate the converted video.
Now you can transfer videos to your Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2 for entertainment.
The Pro version of Video Converter – Video Converter Ultimate is an all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and Video Converter. It’s not only able to convert all SD/HD videos but also capable of legally removing Blu-ray/DVD protection and put Blu-ray/DVD/ISO/IFO movies on your Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, Surface RT/Pro and more other devices.
(Here is a guide of best Vdieo Converter Ultimate for Surace 2: How to Put 1080p Video, Blu-ray and DVD Movie to Surface 2)