website statistics
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)

Watching movies on a 7 inched screen Galaxy Tab is really a great idea but many times due to endless extensions the movie experience may become sometimes a boring one. TheGrammerFreaks, XDA member has came up with the method on how to convert and watch films / movies on your Android powered Samsung Galaxy Tab.

So, let’s check out on how you can optimize the videos and DVDs for your Galaxy Tab with the help of a software tool called Handbrake.


* a Movie file: You desire movie which you want to convert to your Galaxy Tab.
* Download Handbrake (converting tool).

The instructions are as follows.

* Load up handbrake, and select your source and destination files.
* Ensure the preset is set to “Normal“
* On the “Picture” tab make sure “Anamorphic” is set to “None“
* Ensure “Keep aspect ratio” is ticked
* Set the height of the output to the max it’ll allow (assuming you’re using an SD film. If not, set the width to 1024)
* Switch to the “Video” tab
* Ensure “Constant Quality” is used, and set the RF value to ~27. Larger numbers mean lower quality, and it’s a logarithmic scale.
* Switch to the “Audio” tab
* Change the mix down to stereo and the sampling rate to 48
* Hit “Start“

That’s it, now you now have successfully converted the video and can now be played on your Galaxy Tab suing the gallery application. Since the converted video exactly fits the screen, the video will look perfect on your Samsung Galaxy Tab. There are few things which you need to take care of so that you can seamlessly enjoy the video experience on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, like you need to ensure that videos are not more than 2GB of size as Galaxy tab doesn’t like playing videos which are sizing >2GB. Also, most importantly you will need to ensure that the source of video is a good one. If you have a source which is over 1024 X 600 then you need to ensure that it’s not bigger than 1024 x 600 which can be done by following the above steps.

Thanks Via

Click on ads to buy

Sony VAIO VPC-J113FX/B 21.5-Inch All-In-One Desktop PC

3DBoard App Has Updated to Version 1.0.2-5
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On February 1, 2011(5 years, 3 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

What Do You Think?

6 Responses

  1. Sam James Says:

    Yeah,i have tried Handbrake,it does convert dvds to my galaxy tab,but what annoys me is the conversion speed and the incapacity conversion of my favourite bundles of BDs (expensive).Now i use a  Bluray Video Converter Ultimate (Its Offical Web: ) from Pavtube Studio as my galaxy tab converter,Really an all-in-one helps rip Blu-ray discs, standard DVDs and convert almost all kinds of videos
    to universal video and audio file types with super fast conversion speed
    and excellent image and sound quality.Maybe it is your choice.

    Posted on June 8th, 2011 at 11:59 PM

  2. samsung tablet Says:

    This has some better technology. The better speed and the better performance…

    Posted on December 9th, 2011 at 3:40 PM

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Thanks the nice tips. And I really like the Handbrake but as other’s experience the Handbrake’s speed and size is suck.
    And lastly I got Aneesoft Video Converter to do me a favor on videos conversion, the speed and quality both are OK, what’s more there are many free resources in Aneesoft Samsung galaxy column. 

    Posted on February 8th, 2012 at 2:58 PM

  4. Amkirk109 Says:

    Can someone please explain to me what im doing wrong? I have tried several times tonwatch movies on my samsung tablet and it just keeps saying “download failed”

    Posted on February 12th, 2012 at 9:14 AM

  5. movie quizzes Says:

    That’s pretty cool. Well, honestly I don’t have that but my cousin do so I would love to try to watch movie on his tab but unfortunately I don’t know how. This is good tips. Thanks!

    Posted on February 21st, 2012 at 7:08 AM

  6. paozhouba Says:

    he better speed and the better performance. I have one.

    Kodak ESP C310 Ink

    Posted on May 10th, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Leave a Reply

Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Apple has added some new features along with the releasing of iOS 9.3. Now you can secure your iPhone Notes app with password protection.
Check out the quickest way to enable or disable the Google Chrome notifications for Desktop if you are finding it a bit challenging.
Learn how to find out Apple iPhone's IMEI and Serial number even if your phone is stolen or you don't have the device on your hand.
Now you can set custom ringtones to individual skype contacts on android. It's easy to setup. Take a look.
Now you can install Microsoft's Cortana on Android devices. It's pretty easy to install. Follow the steps below, check the screenshot.
Want to install Android lollipop 5.0.2 on pc? This post is for you. It's pretty easy to install and run. Just take a look.
With our partnership with Mode Media, we just got a jump start. Here is our first story of hand picked curated content on Android Tutorials.
Want to change theme on android ? We will show you how to change theme on android. It will makes your phone looks like new and smart.
You can record your screen on android very easily. No root Required. All you have to need a pc and USB cable. Let's find out.
A simple tutorial on how-to block a phone number on Android device, without an external app. Its pretty easy and straight-forward. Take a look.
Close You Have To Login
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook