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General Where do I save MP4 files for them to be playable? (Nexus 7 2012)

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  1. SmexyPantsGnome

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    Does android support playing manually copied MP4 files over to tablet?

    As a test I tried using HandBrake to convert Fraps gameplay video to MP4 using Android Tablet settings.

    Used gMTP in Linux to copy the file to my Nexus saving it in /Movies/
    All movie playing apps I tried don't see the Movies folder to browse to.


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    New Android tablet user.
     

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    MP4 is just the container, and the encoding of the video within the mp4 also matters. However if you used Handbrake it will almost certainly be x264, which the Android video player will play.

    I would install the file manager of your choice (I use ES File Explorer) then use this to navigate to the Movies folder. Assuming your file is there tap on it to run it and see what options are displayed.
     
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    This is exactly what I needed.
     

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