1. direfan's Avatar
    Hi,

    What is the best way to move movies from my desktop to my playbook? And what is the best format?

    I have converted some of my Video TS files to m4v using handbrake. Is this the best format for the playbook? Thanks.

    D
    11-09-12 07:36 PM
  2. Stump3r's Avatar
    I typically use the USB cable to transfer but wireless works just as well...little slower however.
    I rip most of my DVD's to .avi or mp4 format for the playbook. I prefer going mp4 as the video quality is outstanding on the playbook.
    11-09-12 07:57 PM
  3. dave_h_946's Avatar
    With handbrake I used a preset I found online specifically for PB. From there I choose the MKV format. Quality is still excellent and the file size is smaller than mp4.
    I always transfer files to and from pc using wifi sharing.
    11-09-12 08:01 PM
  4. smartie88's Avatar
    MP4 format. I use Freemake Video Converter
    11-09-12 09:03 PM
  5. direfan's Avatar
    Thanks guys. So m4v is no good?

    Also, I can't figure out how to move the movies. Is there an 's guide. I have no idea about wifi sharing. For usb transfer, do you just use the playbook as a external drive or do you use BB desktop manager?
    11-09-12 10:13 PM
  6. dave_h_946's Avatar
    An excellent guide on how to use wifi sharing can be found herehttp://helpblog.blackberry.com/2011/...ok-copy-files/ and on multiple other sites.

    It's a long time since I used the usb cable to transfer something to and from my PB but it's probably faster than over the network.
    11-09-12 10:23 PM
  7. bdegrande's Avatar
    M4V will work fine, just move them to the videos directory on the PlayBook. There are many ways to do this, I usually use either WiFi file transfer or Dropbox.
    11-10-12 01:03 AM

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