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Painlessly Convert WMV Video to Surface Pro 3 for Enjoying on 12-inch Widescreen
Having trouble playing WMV movies on Surface Pro 3? This article will show you how to convert WMV to Surface compatible MP4 for playback with ease.
The larger display is what you?ll notice first in the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft has increased the size of the display to 12-inches and upped the resolution to 2160 x 1440. That makes the screen 38% larger than the Surface Pro 2 and adds 50% more pixels.
From above, we can see it's no doubt that this portable Surface Pro 3 tablet is a great choice to enjoy movies anywhere you go. But you may find Windows 8.1 Media Player 12 on your Surface Pro 3 won't play .wmv file.
In fact, WMP 12 will play .wmv files, but, some of the .wmv files may have been created with a .wmv process that is not being recognized properly... A unusual bit rate for instance.... The primary reason for this seems to be that WMP 12 is missing some of it's Codecs...WMP has previously been supplied with some of it's codecs by Media Center, and since Media Center is no longer part of Win 8\8.1 by default, it got short changed a bit...
To solve this issue in an easy way, you can you have to convert WMV to Surface Pro 3 compatible format at first. With extraordinary features, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a must-have video converter to convert various HD and SD videos like wmv video for playing on any iOS, Android and Windows devices, including the Surafce Pro 3 tablet. Its equivalent Mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac. Now you can use it to convert videos like A-B-C for plaing on Surface Pro 3.
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Convert and Transfer WMV files to Surface Pro 3 on Windows/Mac
Step 1: Add source WMV file
Launch the excellent WMV to Surafce Converter. And then click "Add Video" import your source materials in .wmv format. Besides WMV, you can also load FLV, MKV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.
Step 2: Choose a Surface Pro 3 profile.
Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Windows" column, you can easily find the profile of "Windows > Microsoft surface windows RT/pro H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)" as the best profile for Surface Pro 3.The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. And choose the destination folder to save the converted videos.
Step 3: Make personal settings optionally and additionally
If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.
Step 4: Start converting WMV video to Surface Pro 3
After above settings, you can start the WMV to MP4 Conversion to fit the Surface Pro 3 so as to play back videos in portable and wireless way. You can view the duration and remaining time of the conversion process, and choose whether to shut down computer and open output folder when conversion completed.
Once the process completes, download and transfer the converted MP4 videos to your Surface 2 and Surface Pro 3 using the USB cable and enjoy it in travel.
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