Most of the multimedia phones now come with the ability to play video clips on it. But most of us rarely use this feature just because we don’t know how to convert a video to get the crystal clear output on the screen. Video files which we play on our computer are not supported by the mobile device and the videos files which we download from internet are of very low resolution and deliver very bad quality on the screen. You will be amazed to know that you can watch movies comfortably on a screen as small as 2.4”.
After reading this article you are gonna be the geek of your group by flaunting your videos on the go. Lets go through the process step by step.
1. Identify the screen type : First of all you must be aware of the screen type you are going to use for the video output. See the specifications of your mobile or MP4 player. If its a mobile, put the model number in our search box and see the specifications. Normally screen size ranges from QCIF (176x144) to WSVGA (1024x600). Lets have a look on all the screen sizes and their dimension.
Resolution Label - Dimensions (pixels)
QCIF - 176x144
QVGA - 320x240
HVGA - 480x 320
VGA - 640x480
Resolution Label - Dimensions (pixels) - Max Bitrate
QCIF - 176x144 - 384 kbps
QVGA - 320x240 - 512 kbps
HVGA - 480x 320 - 768 kbps
VGA - 640x480 - 1024 kbps
Important : Always try with the maximum Bitrate and FPS initially, if your mobile returns an “unsupported file type” error, go on decreasing them until your device start playing the video file. Initially it annoys but once you get to know the correct settings, things will get easier from the next time.