Case: I created the MP4 video through DVD creator before, but it is failed to read by DVD player. The notification appears that MP4 is not the supported video format at present.
Question: Why DVD player does not support MP4 video format?
Answer: MP4 is the popular video format for other video sharing sites. However, MP4 contains many different decodes, which DVD player has not covered yet.
There are many similar questions online, to ask whether DVD player can read and play MP4 files or not. In most people’s mind, MP4 is the universal video format, no extra video format conversion should be required. In another word, the status of MP4 in video areas is just how MP3 values among all music. But the truth is that, you cannot play MP4 on DVD player directly. I mean, there are solutions you can apply, to break the limitations of MP4 and DVD player, to resolve MP4 DVD player do not compatible with ease.
Method 1: Convert MP4 to DVD Player supported format Or you can convert MP4 to other video formats that DVD player support, like DivX, AVI, MPEG-2 and MPEG-1. AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate is the one-stop program, to support any video downloading and converting, with the large group of media formats included. As for media converting, you are able to convert DVD to any video and audio formats, meanwhile, MP4 to DVD and the contrary operations are also successful. Therefore, AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate is the catalyst, to enable DVD player play MP4 after MP4 to MPEG-2 and other similar MP4 to DVD conversion. In addition, built-in audio track filters and video editor are available to use. Step 1. Add MP4 video Download and install AnyMP4 Video Converter Ultimate. Hit Add Files button, to import the MP4 video into the main interface. Step 2. Choose output format like MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 or AVI Click Convert All to and choose the video format you want as output format, such as VOB. Step 3. Edit MP4 video to be perfect You can check the video file and click Edit icon to the edit window. Adjust the video effect, rotate/crop/enhance/watermark video to your satisfaction. Step 4. Convert MP4 to DVD player format Hit the Convert All button to start the final task, which is converting MP4 video to DVD player supported format. More: The versatile DVD Player to play MP4 video directly It is AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player, which has the ability to enable the Media player to play MP4 files. Not only does MP4 supported, but also other popular video formats are acceptable. You can watch Blu-ray movies or other high-definition videos in high quality directly, after the whole day long tired work, no choppy or jumpy video experience will occur, based on the MP4 DVD player software. How to Play MP4 on DVD Player without File Conversion Step 1: Run Blu-ray Player on computer. Download and install AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player on your computer, there is the free download version for you to try with. Step 2: Upload the MP4 file to open. Hit Open File option, in the main interface in orange, to select a MP4 file. Or you can choose File in the toolbar, to get Open File in the drop down menu as well. Step 3: Watch MP4 on computer. Actually, once you import the MP4 file into Blu-ray Player, the MP4 video will start to play automatically. Method 2: Create MP4 to DVD to play MP4 on DVD Player If the DVD player does not welcome MP4 videos very much, then you can create MP4 to DVD, to get MP4 DVD player issue in some degree. AnyMP4 DVD Creator is the versatile tool, with which you can create DVD with most popular digital video formats, including MP4, MOV, MPEG, AVI, WMV and etc. There are also built-in customizable filters to edit DVD menu, adjust frame, button, text, background music and picture directly. As for burning MP4 to DVD, downloaded online videos, homemade movies created from iPhone, digital cameras are all supported, to create DVD discs in excellent quality. How to Create DVD with MP4 Video File Step 1. Import MP4 to DVD Creator Download AnyMP4 DVD Creator on computer, click Add Media File option, to upload the MP4 video. Step 2. Add audio track and subtitle Check the video file and click “Audio Track” or “Subtitle”, you come to the “Edit Audio/Subtitle” window. Here you can hit the “Add” icon and insert a external audio track or subtitle, and adjust just setting by dragging the progress bar. Step 3. Edit video to your needed effect Back to the main interface, check the video and click “Edit”. In the pop-up “Edit” window, you’ll be given “Crop”, “Effect” and “Watermark” and more editing functions to enhance the video as you want. Step 4. Create MP4 video to DVD Select target format and destination file folder. If you want to burn video to DVD disc directly, choose the DVD disc as the target. Then click “Create” button to start. FAQs of MP4 DVD Player Can you play MP4 on DVD player? MP4 is the container that may hold different video codec. However, MP4/MPEG-4/H.264 MP4 is not coded in many DVD players, HD DVD players, Blu-ray disc players and 3D DVD players. How do I make an MP4 play on a DVD player? For playing MP4 on a DVD player, you must make sure the MP4 codec are supported by the DVD player. Besides, you can create MP4 into DVD for playback on a DVD player. Which video format will play on all DVD players? The most common DVD player can play MPEG-2 (Also called H.222 or H.262), and other formats cab be supported by DVD players are MPEG-1 (Video CDs, or VCDs), DivX, DVD+R or DVD-R, MOV, WMV, WMA, JPEG, etc., while the latest formats supported by DVD is MPEG-4 (Also called H.264 or Blu-ray). Conclusion To success in MP4 DVD player on USB or other sources, the normal way is to burn MP4 to DVD disc or to convert MP4 to DVD player format first. Later, there is no limitation to read DVD disc on DVD player, right? Or you can get the upgraded DVD player, to support MP4 playing, by using AnyMP4 Blu-ray Player software.