A smart LG TV is a big entertainment in our daily life. Most of you would like to transfer some downloaded video files onto it for enjoyment on the big screen. Although LG Smart TV claims to support MP4 files, sometimes we still encounter LG TV won't play MP4 issues: "My LG TV refuses to play some MP4 files, displaying an unhelpful codec error message. I'm seeking for a way to get MP4 playable on LG TV." Don't worry. Just read on to get some tricks to play MP4 on LG Smart TV smoothly from this page.


Though MP4 is listed as LG TV supported video format on LG official website, LG TVs are particular about what audio and video codec inside in the MP4 video container. LG TV only supports playing MP4 in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video codec and AAC and MP3 audio codec. LG TV MP4 issues are also affected by MP4 video resolution, frame rate, bitrates and etc.

To successfully play all kinds of MP4 on LG TV whatever via USB drive or via DLNA server like Plex, Serviio, Twonky, and etc, the best bet is to convert MP4 to LG Smart TV more compatible video format H.264 codec MP4 format. And EaseFab Video Converter is recommended here to help you get the job done.

Basically, this video converter app helps you convert any MP4 file to LG Smart TV more friendly format H.24 MP4 with the best quality. Besides MP4, MKV, MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos are supported. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download the software and we will share a quick solution with you.

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How to convert and play MP4 on LG Smart TV

1. Load source MP4 videos

Start MP4 to LG TV converter and drag .mp4 files to the software interface to import the file. Batch conversion is supported. You can add more files at one time.


2. Choose the output format

Now click the Profile icon to reveal output panel. And and mouse cursor to TV and Players category to Select LG TV as the output format. The optimized output format will contains the best video settings for playback on your LG TV.


Tip: Click the "Settings" button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like.


3. Start encoding MP4 to LG TV

Hit the Convert button at the bottom-right corner of the main window. This MP4 to LG TV Converter is highly efficient and it will finish the video conversion in minutes.

After conversion, click Open to get the converted videos and then transfer the MP4 to LG Smart TV via USB. Now you can play MP4 movies on LG TV with ease.