Monday, October 19, 2015

Play Sony/Canon/Panasonic MXF Files on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2

The new Shield Tablet 2 will feature an 8-inch 1920x1200 display, with the Tegra X1 packing two quad-core processors for an 8-core tablet clocked at 2.2GHz. It would however run Android 5.1 Lollipop, offer around 10 hours of video playback and web browsing. Like its predecessor, the Shield Tablet 2 will offer 4K display output, where you can output to your 4K-capable display or TV and game at 3840x2160 from a tablet. Rumors also suggests that Shield Tablet 2 will have a micro USB port, microSD slot and mini-HDMI ports.

The Material eXchange Format (MXF) is an open file format, targeted at the interchange of audio-visual material with associated data and metadata. Many MXF video footages are recorded by high-definition camcorders, like Panasonic P2, canon XF and sony XDCAM series camcorders. Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 is able to play H.264, H.263 compressed AVI, WMV, MKV, WebM file formats with its build-in multimedia player application. You may be not able to play MXF files on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 since it does not have native support for MXF clips. 

In that case, you will need a third-party MXF to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 converter application. Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac (Top 5 best Mac MXF Converter) is what you need to perform the MXF file conversion on Mac OS X El Capitan. Make sure that you must have the entire MXF file structure when loading them to the program for conversion. MXF clips are usually saved in “VIDEO” folder, while audio files are stored in “AUDIO” folder, when importing .MXF clips from the correct file structure, the program will be are to recognize audio tracks from “AUDIO” folder automatically, which ensures converting MXF to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 with both image and sound correctly. 


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Besides, other file formats such as TivoMKV, FLV, VOB, ect that not are in Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 supported file formats list can also be converted for watching on this new tablet with our program. 

How to transcode and watch MXF files on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2?

Step 1: Load video files to the program.

Install and launch the program on your computer, click “Add Video” button to load video files. With the “Add from folder” button, You can load several files at once. All loaded videos can be previewed in the right displaying window.

Step 2: Choose output file format.
Click the “Format”, from its drop-down menu, select “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” as the output format for playing on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2.

Step 3: Adjust output file resolution.
To play MXF files on Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 with full resolution, you can adjust the output file resolution by click “Settings” icon on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, types “1920*1200” in the brackets besides “Size(pix)” so that you will have a full resolution video playback effect of Tivo files on Nvidia Shield Tablet.

Step 4: Start MXF to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 conversion process.
Go back to the main interface and press the right-bottom "Convert" button to initiate the conversion from MXF to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2.

When the conversion is completed, hit the "Open output folder” on the main interface to find and locate the converted files, then transfer video to Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 for watching on the move.

Further Reading:
Best Quality Profile Settings to Rip DVD to Nvidia Shield Tablet
Play MTS/MPG/VOB/TiVo Files on Nvidia Shield Tablet
Issues Playing Blu-ray on Nvidia Shield Tablet Solution