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Stream videos from NETGEAR ReadyNAS to Motorola Xoom with Skifta Streamer via DLNA

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Jul 7th 2011#206632 Report
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How to Stream videos from ReadyNAS to Xoom with Skifta Streamer via DLNA

Using the ReadyNAS for file sharing and backups, you already know the convenience of having a low-power-consuming, always on, easily accessible sharable device on your network.I have many MKV movies/videos and plan to store them on my NETGEAR ReadyNAS Duo RND2000 NAS. I have been hoping to stream these MKV movies from NAS to my android 3.0 honeycomb internet tablet Motorola Xoom. After searching on Google and some guys pointed me in right direction. The following content is my shared steps to send MKV videos to DLNA certified Xoom via DLNA tech in wirelessly streaming way.

The steps you need to do:

Part 1: Convert MKV videos to H. 264 MP4 Xoom videos and put them onto NETGEAR ReadyNAS.
Part 2: Connect NAS and Xoom to the same home network server.
Part 3: Streaming videos from NAS to Xoom via installing Skitfa android media DLNA app.

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Part One:

Pavtube Video Converter is recommended for video transcoding as the best Motorola Xoom android 3.0 honeycomb video converter . The app is CUDA compliant and converts videos with fairly fast speed . With this software, you can convert MKV to Xoom for smooth playback. By using the best video converter software, you are able to convert WMV, AVI, TiVo, MKV, AVCHD MTS files… to H.264, TS, MKV, MPEG, MP4, 3GP and more other file types at will.

(Mac Version: Video Converter for Mac)


See the detailed operating steps here: (Watch the video tutorial here)

1. Install and run Pavtube Video Converter as Motorola Xoom MKV Converter
2. click “Add” button to load video files.
3. click the dropdown menu of “Format”“Android > Motorola Droid (X) H.264 Video (*.mp4)”.
4. Click “Settings”.“1280*720” to get a well playback quality for your Xoom tablet.
5. Click “Convert” button to start converting AVI, MKV, and MOV video to Motorola Xoom playable format on Mac
When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the final output filesyou're your Motorola Xoom tablet with ease

Connect the computer to readyNAS over the network via wired or wireless way. Then put the H.264 MP4 Xoom streaming files to NAS for storage.

Part Two:

Since NETGEAR ReadyNAS has been connected to the home network, then next step is to make Motorola Xoom access to the same home network for media sharing and seamless streaming. Make sure that they are both DLNA certified devices.[url=http://www.converter-share.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Motorola-XOOM3.jpg][/url]
Connect Motorola Xoom Android 3.0 honeycomb table to network over the wifi. Your tablet uses the mobile network (over the air) or a Wi-Fi connection to access the web.
To use a wireless network, touch Apps > Settings > Wireless & networks, touch Wi-Fi to turn on Wi-Fi. Touch Wi-Fi settings to search for nearby wireless networks, and touch a network to connect.

Now it is ready to start streaming media files including Video, music and pictures from NETGEAR ReadyNAS NAS to Motorola Xoom via DLNA streaming tech.

Part Three:[url=http://www.converter-share.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/skifta-icon.jpg][/url]
ReadyNAS has been built-in a media server software attached to the NAS box. Then what’s the app that allows streaming videos for media sharing using DLNA on Xoom android 3.0 honeycomb tablet? The answer is Skitfa—the free streamer for android devices. You can download it from Android market.


Click the Skifta dandelion icon. You will face an interface telling you the procedure:

1)Choose a media source from the media server. Then you can choose NAS as the media server.
2)Choose a player. You can select Motorola Xoom as the digital media player.
3)rowser and play media.

Now you can watch your (MKV) videos from NAS to Motorola Xoom tablet over the wifi with the DLNA streaming tech at home.
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Aug 29th 2011#207797 Report
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