Summary: Transfer your local MKV/AVI/H.265/MOV video to WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2. Then you can watch the movies on HD TV via various TV Box, like Fire TV, via WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2.
Unlike public clouds, My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 personal cloud storage allows you to keep all your content in one safe place on your home network. You can store all your local movies to it then
stream the video on TV via TV box in which condition you never need to worry that your Amazon Fire TV is limited to only 8GB storage space. If your local videos includes MKV, AVI, H.265, MOV, etc
video, I suggest you convert them to a more TV compatible format before transfer the video to WD MyCloud Mirror Gen 2.
As far as I know, only some 4K TV can handle H.265 video while most HD TVs can’t play H.265 video. For the codec issue, some TVs can’t stream some MKV/AVI videos, either. And each TV has its own spec demands, so if your local video are covered with various video formats and video codec, like H.265, H.263, H.264, MPEG 2, XviD, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, etc, you’d better transform them to a more TV compatible format like H.264 MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate(review). This Video Converter is an all-in-one media solution with the following features:
> Transform H.265, MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, 3GP, etc to H.264 MP4 for WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2.
> Rip Blu-ray/DVD with various encryption like Disney to MP4 for WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2.
> Compress 4K to 1080P, 720P video to add to WD MyCloud.
> Allows users to adjust video/audio size, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, channel before converting videos to WD MyCloud Mirror Gen 2
> Convert 4K/2K/SD/HD video in any format to MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, H.265, M3U8, 3GP, FLV, etc.
> Function to trim and crop video with built-in video editing tool.
Free download and install
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html
How to convert MKV/AVI/MOV/H.265 to WD My Cloud Mirror Gen 2 for TV Box?
Step 1: Add video to app
Import MKV/AVI/MOV video by dragging and dropping, or clicking "File" button. As you can see, added files can be previewed on the right viewing window. Since the app has batch conversion function, you can add more than one video at a time.
Step 2: Choose output format
You can simply choose H.264 HD MP4 video in “HD Video”. Or if your ultimate goal is to stream the video on HD TV via TV Box through WD MlyCloud, you can select the target output format in “TVS” profile which presents the optimized preset for LG/Samsung/Sony/Panasonic TV.
Step 3: Convert MKV/AVI/MOV/H.265 to WD MyCloud Mirror Gen 2
Back to UI and hit on “Convert” to start to convert the local video to WD MyCloud Mirror Gen 2 supported format.
Now, put the converted local MKV/AVI/H.265/3GP/FLV to WD MyCloud Mirror Gen 2. Then you can watch the movies on TV via Amazon Fire TV 2, Roku OR Apple TV.
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