Summary: Having problems when playing AVI files on your Google Nexus 7/Nexus 7(2013)? Check out this tutorial to get the best solution I share with you.
From the Google official website, we can easily find Google's new Nexus 7(2013 version) and Nexus 7(2012) supported video file types including MPEG-4, H.264, VP8. Unfortunately, AVI is not there. However, despite lack of official support, we still can watch AVI videos on Nexus 7/ Nexus 7(2013) smoothly. Here I'm sharing my experience to help those who are wondering how to put .avi files onto Google Nexus 7 for enjoying flawlessly.
To get AVI files to play on Nexus 7/Nexus 7 2nd-gen nicely, the easy workaround is to encode/re-encode AVI to Nexus 7 compatible video formats (e.g. H.264 MP4) in advance. Download and install Brorsoft Video Converter, which is the optimal tool I prompt here. Overall, the program can be used as an all-in-one video conversion app for Nexus 7 tablet. Besides AVI, it can also help you encode/re-encode almost all 1080p/720p HD videos including MKV, VOB, MPG, MOV, TiVo, MTS etc. for Nexus 7/Nexus 7(2013) as well as Galaxy Tab 3 10.1/8.0/7.0, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4/S5 and other Android tablets. It has an equivalent Mac version entitled Video Converter Mac, which can convert .avi videos to Nexus 7 on Mac OS X (Include Mountain Lion and Mavericks).
The Easiest Way to Convert & Play AVI files on Nexus 7/ Nexus 7(2013 version)
Step 1: Install and run the best Google Nexus 7 Video Converter. Click add to Import AVI video files to it. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files for conversion at a time.
Step 2: Click "Format" bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Nexus 7 and Nexus 7 2nd-gen under Android > Google Nexus 7 H.264 Video(*.mp4). The output videos could fit on the Android based tablet perfectly.
Step 3:You can also click "Settings" to change the video encoder, frame rate, resolution, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. According to my experience, for watching movies on the Nexus 7, 720p with 1500kbps~2000kbps is just all right. Of course, you can view full HD videos on your new Nexus 7 2013 version with 1080p resolution.
Step 4: Start AVI to Nexus 7/Nexus 7(2013) conversion by clicking "Convert" button.
Pretty Simple. Once the process completes, transfer the converted AVI videos to your Nexus 7. So there you have it. Now just enjoy AVI videos on Nexus 7 tablet anytime anywhere.
If you are considering to get a powerful all-in-one tool to convert videos, Blu-ray movies and DVDs to your Nexus 7/Nexus 7 2nd generation or other devices like, Nexus 10, iPad, Kindle Fire HD(X), Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Tab 3 meanwhile saving time and effort, the all-in-one Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. If you are running a Mac OS X computer, iMedia Converter Mac is the alternative.
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