How to Make DVD Players Play GoPro Hero5 4K/HD MP4? Solved!

You might search for answers to the question of “Will DVD player play GoPro Hero 5 4K/HD video files?”

The GoPro Hero 5 Black’s sensor has the same capabilities as that on the Hero 4 Black. That means it tops out at 4K resolution capped at 30fps. Dropping down to 1080p and you can go to 120fps or down to 720p at 240fps for super-slow-motion video. This is all par for the course for GoPro’s top-end cameras.


The HERO5 Black outputs H.264 .mp4 files in 8-bits with a variable bitrate setting.

In fact, DVD players can’t play MP4 files. Regularly, DVD player only read DVD files, while GoPro Hero 5 MP4 is not supported. To play GoPro Hero 5 MP4 on DVD players, the best solution is to convert MP4 files from GoPro to AVI or DVD player supported format. Below is the best solution to help you to solve DVD player play GoPro Hero 5 MP4 problems.

Here is a powerful MP4 to DVD player tool- Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate.

With it, you can rip MP4 recordings shot by GoPro Hero cameras to a video format supported by DVD player as well as game consoles, or other mobile and home theater devices.

What’s more, with this Gopro video converter, you can effortlessly transcode Gopro MP4 to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create an Adobe Premiere friendly file format keeping the Gopro orginal quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas, Premiere Element, AVI for Pinnacle Studio and more NLE systems for native editing. For Mac users, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is the alternative choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to Play GoPro HD/4K MP4 Videos on DVD Player

Step 1. Load GoPro MP4 files

After you install the MP4 converter in your computer, just launch it. Then click Add button to import your MP4 files. It supports batch conversion.

Step 2. Select DVD player friendly format

Click “Format” and then choose MPEG-2 video(*.mpg) or AVI from “Common video” for playing GoPro Hero 5 MP4 on DVD Player without any problems.

Tips: You can also click “Settings” to customize output video parameters such as video size, video bitrate, audio channels and so on depending on your needs.

Step 3. Start GoPro MP4 to DVD player conversion

Click the big “Convert” to start encoding GoPro Hero 5 MP4 to DVD player compatible MPEG-2 or DivX video. Once it is completed, you can click “Open” to find your output videos.

Simply import converted GoPro MP4 files to DVD player, and then you can play GoPro Hero5 MP4 videos on DVD player nicely.


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