The Nokia N97 smart phone is designed to meet the needs of the multimedia hungry mobile phone users. Besides Internet browsing, geo-location based services, social networking management, access to high-speed wireless services, serving the needs of business user with a document viewer and advanced email capabilities, it also has a strong emphasis on multimedia capabilities, including video, audio, etc., that is to say it can be considered as a MP3 Music Player as well as a Video Player. With a 3.5" screen, it will make watching video on the phone an enjoyable experience.
These days, videos sources are packaged in different sorts of file formats, like MKV, WMV, AVI, M2TS, TiVo, etc., the thing is that, like many other handheld devices, Nokia N97 is not versatile, it recognizes files selectively only, following is the detailed info:
Video Playback Formats:
3GPP formats (H.263), Flash Video, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo 7, 8, 9/10, and WMV 9
Video Playback Frame Rate 30 fps
AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AU, AWB, eAAC+, M4A, MIDI Tones (poly 64), Mobile XMF, MP3, MP4, RealAudio 7, 8, 10, RMF, SND, SP-MIDI, True tones, WAV, WMA, WVE
Everyone wants to watch videos and movies on their smart phones, to make all kinds of video files workable on the device, Pavtube Video Converter would be a good choice, because it is capable of converting almost all kinds of videos to Nokia N97 acceptable format. The step-by-step instruction of how to convert videos for Nokia N97 via this video converter is written as below:
Step 1: Click "Add" button to load video files into this program
Step 2: Click the drop-down list of "Format" to select output format for Nokia N97
There is a specific format profile designed for "Nokia", according to the specifications of Nokia N97, "Nokia MP4 series (*.mp4)" would be the proper choice.
Step 3: Click "Settings" button to do optimal settings
Because N97 has 640X360 pixels, to watch videos in full screen, we’d better set the aspect ratio at 640X360. Here are my settings - full screen, good quality and sounds well:
Video Resolution: 640*360
Video Bitrate: 768 kbps
Audio Bitrate: 128 kbps
Video Format: MP4
Audio Format: AAC
Frame rate: 30fps
Sample rate: 44100hz
Audio Channels: 2 Channels
Step 4: Click "Convert" button to start conversion
Once all the conversion is done, you can get the output files via clicking "Open" button. Then, you can enjoy the converted files on your Nokia N97 effortlessly. Good luck.
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