Best Video Audio File Formats Supported by 4K TV from Samsung, LG, Sony

Posted by Candice Liu to Convert Video, 4K video converter | Last Updated on Dec.3, 2018

The tables below describe video audio formats supported by 4K TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, Panasonic, TCL etc.

There are a plethora of video audio file formats, so it can be a big challenge to understand the differences between video and audio file formats supported by 4K TV. The file formats comparison is outside the scope of the article. To make things easier, we cover file extensions, container formats, and codecs supported by 4K TVs. You can use MediaInfo or similar tool to identify the container and codec format of the video you want to play on 4K TVs. Now check out the full list of 4K TV supported video audio file formats. If you run into video audio compatibility issues when playing video on 4K TVs, resort to a video converter for 4K TVs.

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Most Common Video Audio File Formats for 4K TV (Sony, LG, Samsung, Vizio)

A Samsung 4K TV supported video audio file formats may differ from that of a Sony UHD TV. For users who don't want to spend much time reading 4K TV video audio format, we list the most common video audio file formats supported by 4K TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, TCL, Vizio, Sharp, Toshiba, Philips, Panasonic and others (also get to know the the best 4K TV to buy, and best 4K content to watch on TV).

Video container format


File extension

.mkv, .mp4, .wmv, .avi, .divx, .flv, .vob, .asf, .ts, .mov, .m2ts, .mts

Video codecs

H.264, H.265, HEVC, VP9, VP8, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, AVC

Audio format


Bit rate: 60Mbps.
Frame rate: 30fps or 60fps.
Aspect ratio: most 4K UHD TVs are made in a rectangular shape, which is 16:9 or 1.78 to 1 aspect ratio. If your video image looks squished, you can use the above 4K video converter to change aspect ratio before you play the video on 4K TV. It also allows users to convert frame rate and bit rate accepted by 4K TVs.

Samsung 4K TV Supported Video Audio File Formats

Sony 4K TV Supported Video Audio File Formats

LG 4K TV Supported Video Audio Formats

Panasonic 4K TV Supported Video Audio File Types

TCL (Roku) Supported Video Audio File Formats

Vizio 4K TVs Compatible Video Audio File Formats

Best Video Converter for 4K UHD TVs

MacX Video Converter Pro can quickly upconvert HD to 4K for 4K UHD TVs with sharp image quality. Also convert among video formats, HEVC to H.264, VP8 to VP9, H.264 to H.265, MKV to MP4 etc. All TV models from LG, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, Vizio etc. are supported.

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