How to Play Video_TS Files on LG Smart TV via Plex?

Plex is a powerful streaming tool that helps you stream your local videos, music, photos and others to your LG Smart TV for playback smoothly. However, when you try to import your Video_TS files to Plex Media Server and  play them on LG Smart TV, it will show error. Beacause, a Video_TS file is a DVD folder mainly contains VIDEO_TS.IFO, VIDEO_TS.BUP, and VIDEO_TS.VOB. files. Neither does Plex recogonize Video_TS files, nor does LG Smart TV support Video_TS files. Then how to do? Don’t be upset, this tutorial will share an effective way to solve this question.

After mutiple testing, I come to figure out that, in order to stream Video_TS files to LG Smart TV for playing via Plex, the easy option is to convert Video_TS files to LG Smart TV Plex app playable format e.g. H.264 MP4 with a third party video converter.

To make this process smoothly, Brorsoft Video Convert Ultimate /( iMedia Converter for Mac ) is the most used one. Overall, this excellent program is professional on converting Video_TS files to LG Smart TV Plex app supported H.264 MP4 format in fast speed and excellent output quality. Besides, the program provides lots of optimized format presets for almost all popular multimedia devices including  iPad  , iPhone, Samsung TV , Xbox, PS3/P4 etc. Now download the free trail program and convert Video_TS files to H.264 MP4 for streaming and playing on LG Smart TV via Plex.

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Convert Video_TS files to H.264 MP4 for Streaming and Playing on LG Smart TV via Plex

Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load VIDEO_TS files

Install and run the VIDEO_TS Converter, simply click “load files” to import the VIDEO_TS files to the program.


Step 2. Choose output format

You can click “Format” bar and select H.264 MP4 from “Common Video” as the output, which can be played on LG Smart TV and Plex app just fine.


Tip: This program also has preset output format for LG TV, just click “TVs” and select “LG TV(*.mp4)” as your output. This format can be played on Plex app as well.


Step 3. Start to Convert Video_TS files to H.264 MP4

Finally, tap the “Convert” button, this program will convert Video_TS files to LG Smart TV Plex app friendly H.264 MP4 videos at once.

When the conversion is finished, click “open” button to locate the converted Video_TS files and transfer them to Plex Media Server.

Then, Plex will recognize, catalog, play and stream these MKV files on LG Smart TV effortlessly.

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