Summary: Playing (HD movie/music) videos on 12-inch Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with 2130 x 1440 resolution is absolutely stunning! If you are unaware of how to convert video to Surface Pro 3 and the new Surface Pro 4, play MKV, MTS/M2TS, VOB, FLV, MOV and H.265 encoded videos on Surface Pro 3/4, read this guide to learn how.
So, why convert video to Surface Pro 3? What video formats and codecs does Surface Pro 3 support?
Surface Pro 3 Supported File/stream formats: MPEG-4, ASF, MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-2 TS, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI
Surface Pro 3 Supported Codecs/components: H.264, H.263, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (Part 2), VC-1, WMV 9, WMV 7,8, DV, Raw
Note: MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 require Windows 8.1 Media Center Pack or Windows 8.1 Pro Pack
Not all portable devices can play all video formats, so does Surface Pro 3. From the feedback of Microsoft support, it's clearly that Microsoft Surface Pro 3 can just play some MP4, WMV and AVI videos. As to other videos like MTS, M2TS, AVCHD, MOV, VOB, MKV, Xvid, Dvix and newly emerging H.265/HEVC encoded ones, SP3 can not open and read. To throw the compatibility matter away, a video converter for Surface Pro 3 is necessary for all SP3 possessors.
• Easily Convert MOV/FLV/WebM/RM/VOB/AVI (Divx/Xvid) videos to Surface Pro 3/4
• Convert TS/MTS/AVCHD/H.265/Camcorder HD and 4K videos to SP3/SP4 effortlessly
• Support converting more than one videos, and merging them into a single one
• Deliver 83x faster real time converting speed with optimized acceleration technique
• Supported OS: Windows 10 (TP)/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6-10.10
Microsoft's Surface lineup just becomes better and better! Being alleged as "the tablet that can replace your laptop", Surface Pro 3 etc. hybrid laptops are equipped with all the performance of common laptops while being thinner and lighter. Since being released since August 28, 2014, SP3 receives piles of positive reviews in appearance and performance - fast, sleek, bright display, lasting battery and great extra Intel core processing power to run full Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, QuickBooks etc. conventional software/apps seamlessly and quickly! But the media formats limitation is one of the cons, just check the steps to convert Surface Pro 3 unfriendly video to supported one. Surface RT vs Surface Pro | Surface Book vs Surface Pro 4 vs Surface Pro 3
With 370+ video audio codecs and 410+ preset profiles for further Apple Microsoft Sony and other Android devices, iPhone 6/Galaxy S6 included, you can absolutely rely on WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe to fulfill your video conversion needs for Surface Pro 3/4 or so. It's genuinely succinct and elegant interface also improves the user experience to a large degree, even for those novices. Download, install WinX converter and convert video to Surface Pro 3/4 as follows after running it on your computer:
Step 1. Add Source Video(s) within Seconds
Click "+ Video" button on the top toolbar to load or directly drag the source video(s) Surface Pro 3/4 not playable but you wanna watch on SP3/SP4 to the software.
Step 2. Select Output Format for Surface Pro 3/4
After video importing, select: Microsoft Device -> to Surface Video -> Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (AVI or WMV2) at the poping up output profile window.
Step 3. Edit Video(s) for Surface Pro 3/4 (Optional)
Click "Edit" to crop/expand video, removing unwanted blank area, and trim video by setting start/end time at will. For the long-time movie video, you can choose inner subtitle or add external SRT subtitles. >> Download Movie Subtitle Guide
Step 4. Define Saving Folder for Output Video(s) (Recommended)
Click "Browse" button to choose the path of destination folder for saving converted video for Surface Pro 3/4, and then confirm it. Since WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe supports choosing expendable USB storage, you can also save video(s) in a MicroSD card and then plug it in SP3/SP4 for playback.
Step 5. RUN Video to Surface Pro 3/4 Converting
After checking the options you need under preview window, eg. "Merge Output Video", just press the blue "RUN" button to set out converting video to Surface Pro 3/4 with no difficulty. You can see the stop the process in conversion dialog box.
Still have some troubles about how to convert MKV/MTS/VOB/FLV/MOV/H.256 video to Surface Pro 3/4 with high quality? Please feel free to Email WinX Support Team >>
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