How to use Allshare-- Enable Galaxy Tab (10.1) to play 1080p movies from PC/DLNA Media Sever What is AllShare?
You may have noticed a shiny blue icon that came preinstalled on your Galaxy Tab and wondered what the heck it was. Well you are not alone. AllShare is a DLNA client that allows you to stream content through your wireless network. Galaxy Tab (10.1) - DLNA-certified - -ready for media streaming (videos, music, pictures) Via Allshare! Samsung
Galaxy Tab 10.1,a DLNA-certified device,is one critical aspirant in the market, a neat device which promises a galaxy¡¯s value of options to the user.The Samsung Galaxy Tab boasts a widescreen 16:9 perspective compared to the iPad¡¯s 4:3 aspect ratio. If you plan to watch video, you¡¯ll conclude this format. (Enter: Set Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1) supported video format in optimized settings
Samsung rates the battery life for the Galaxy Tab at roughly 9 hours more or less for mixed use on a full charge. And there are HDMI out for HD video and mirroring. With preloaded streaming app Allshare, the Galaxy Tab is ready to play streaming media including videos, music and pictures. Streaming technology makes it possible for us to watch movies on Galaxy Tab (10.1)
without downloading a copy to the tablet. DLNA? Digital Living Network Alliance
, or DLNA, is a non-profit organization whose goal is to set standards that make sharing media in the home simpler. About 440 million DLNA compliant devices are installed in end users homes, so it is likely that you have one and did not even realize it
The most common use for DLNA on the Galaxy Tab is to stream media (music, videos, pictures) to it from your personal computer. This can be an daunting task, but it really is not that hard. Windows has great features for sharing media built right in to Windows Media Player. On Windows 7 you can click the Stream
dropdown box and select automatically allow devices to play my media
. This will give your Galaxy Tab access to the media files on your PC while on your home Wi-Fi network.
Open up the AllShare application on your Galaxy Tab and you should see at least two options under the left column labeled Server
¨C My device, and your PC. If you want to stream from your PC, then select PC. You can then select My Device
to connect and stream PC to Galaxy Tab (10.1). This is the most common and basic task.
There are of course other cooler tasks that require additional hardware. For instance you can stream media from your Galaxy Tab to your DLNA equipped TV by selecting My Device as the server and TV as the Display Device. What is even more remarkable is the ability to stream from one device to another and using the Galaxy Tab as the middle-man. For instance, you could stream a movie from your computer to your TV and use the Galaxy Tab¡¯s AllShare app to make it possible. To do this select the server, your PC in this scenario, and the display device, the TV, and then your Galaxy Tab can choose what to play onto your TV. In case of choppy playback issues when streaming 1080p movies to Galaxy Tab 10.1¡
Choppy playback can be cause by Low bandwidth
Sending large amounts of video and audio data over the Internet requires large bandwidths. When network conditions don't provide the bandwidth to support the video bit rate setting that you've specified, it results in choppy playback. Under this circumstance you need to increase the bandwidth or lower the video bitrate with a perfect Galaxy Tab Converter
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for home movie sharing.
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Although the Galaxy Tab 10.1
plays 1080p movies, it can¡¯t handle high-quality 1080p movies well. When we play local videos of 8mbps or better, the motion becomes choppy on Galaxy Tab. Again you need to decrease the video bitrate to get smooth playback.
If you usually have some 1080p HD videos
in MKV, AVI, TiVo, MOV, WMV or MTS/M2TS AVCHD format, you can decrease the video bitrate to get smooth playback with by regulating a extensive 1080p to Galaxy Tab Converter
Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a 512 RAM, while 2GB or more of available memory (RAM) is recommended for playing streaming media. That¡¯s to say, Galaxy Tab 10.1 is is not quite good for playing high-definition 1080p contents due to limited RAM. Network connections
USB adapters make your computer work harder, stealing capacity that's needed for smooth playback of content. Streaming content in HD uses more network capacity than other types of connections and we recommend that you avoid using USB-connected WiFi network adapters.
Hope this guide on How to use Allshare--Enable Galaxy Tab to play 1080p movies from PC and DLNA Media Server
will be of great help.
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