How to Play 4K Ultra HD playback on Minix Neo U9-H

John Salley

Oct 02, 2017 12:24 am / Posted by John Salley to Kodi, TV Boxes

Waiting for the long time,  are you ready for the latest addition to the MINIX NEO U9-H, for 4K video fans, your bonus time is coming: Minix Neo U9-H is a powerful Android TV box which can transform any conventional TV or monitor with an HDMI connection into a Media Center / fully functional PC. Enabling you to run Apps, browse the Internet, access Netflix, Skype and Kodi, etc. Best of all, Minix Neo U9-H takes you to the 4K world, you can enjoy the 4K UHD video on it smoothly.

You can play 4K Ultra HD video (4K video at 60Hz) and High Dynamic Range (HDR10) on Minix Neo U9-H. If you are not familiar with the Minix Neo U9-H, when you get the 4K video files, you may meet some 4K video incompatibility issue. At the common condition, we like to use the Kodi to play 4K video on Minix Neo U9-H, because 4K video can now be played pretty well in Kodi. From the test, we find that the Kodi 17 worked well in U9-H, so you just use the pre-installed version: Kodi 17.1-RC1. But from the test, we find Kodi 17 can support the limited 4K video files.

video formats for kodi 17.1

Best 4K Video Converter for Minix Neo U9-H

When you get the 4K video files which are not supported by Minix Neo U9-H, you need one 4K video converter which can solve the 4K video incompatibility issue. At the same time, even Minix Neo U9-H can support the Netflix, Skype, Kodi, etc, When you stream the 4K video from these apps, you need the high internet spped. For better 4K video playback, why not you take full use of the video pr movies you have. You just need one 4K video converter which helps you to get any video files you want. I like the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, you can upscale the common videos to 4K video with H.265 MP4, H.265 MKV, H.264 4K MP4. You also can downscale the 4K video to HD video for HD TV which is without much quality loss. You also can choose other 4K video converter if you are satisfied with this one. Following i will take you to finish the magic process.

First, you can click the below button and downloaded the 4K video converter, the installation is easy, just 3 minutes, you can get the software. Then open it with double click, you can import the common video files to this software by clicking File and choose Add Video/Audio. You also can drag the video files to it directly.


Getting Free 4K Videos For Minix Neo U9-H

Then, you ned to choose output 4K video format, you can choose the HD video, for example: You can choose Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4) or HD video > H.265 HD video (.*mp4) or HD video > H.264 HD video (.*mov). After these, you need to enter the setting profile and adjust the video resolution to 4K video resolution, like: 3840p.

In addition, when you can’t play some 4K videos on Minix Neo U9-H due to the codec, you can adjust video and audio parameters, like: video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, etc. By the way, you can also can compress 4K video to HD video by reducing the video resolution.

output supported audio codec

When you change the 4K video codec to H.264 or H.265, you want to experience the high video conversion speed? You need to enable the GPU acceleration: Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” option 

Enable GPU Encode Acceleration

After all the settings are finished, you just need to go back to the main interface and click Convert button to begin the 4K video conversion quickly.

With the fast speed, you can get your desired 4K video files. Are you the 4K Blu-ray fans? If you are, you are so lucky to be here. You can convert 4K Blu-ray to popular 4K videos for Minix Neo U9-H.